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Local independent business woman earns coveted Mary Kay Pink Cadillac in recognition of outstanding

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Rita Krause of Great Bend has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of success, the most coveted incentive awarded by Mary Kay.

November 02, 2014 | | Business


Colson to direct multiple hospitals

Curt Colson, of Hoisington, recently delivered some news to the Board of Directors at Clara Barton Hospital, he will be resigning as president and chief executive officer, effective Dec. 31st.

November 02, 2014 | | Business


Consumer Corner: Don’t get scammed by holiday travel plans

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, holiday travel season is in full swing. Unfortunately, that means scammers will also be looking to take advantage of those traveling to make a quick buck. Whether your travel plans include an exotic excursion or a family getaway to one of Kansas' many local attractions, it's important to be on alert for potential scams.

November 02, 2014 | Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt | Business


‘Hump Day’ pizza fundraiser supports Sunflower Diversified Services

Hot slices of pizza will be served up at the next Sunflower Diversified Services "Hump Day" fundraiser for children and adults with developmental disabilities and delays.

November 02, 2014 | | Business


Small business cyber security issues

In recognition of October's designation as Cyber Security Awareness Month, your Better Business Bureau is continuing our discussion of this vital issue. It's important to note that digital information theft has surpassed physical theft as the most commonly reported fraud. Small businesses can be victimized by the current rash of digital scammers just as individuals can. Accordingly, here are 10 tips for small businesses from the Federal Communications Commission, designed to keep them safer from the onslaught of would-be digital thieves.

October 29, 2014 | | Business


Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center announces September graduates

Lenexa Police Department Chief Tom Hongslo congratulated 55 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Sept. 12.

October 26, 2014 | | Business


10th-annual Rosewood Rodeo branded a success

Rosewood Services celebrated a decade of showcasing the abilities of horse riders with disabilities during the 10th-annual Rosewood Rodeo on Oct. 11. The milestone event took place at Great Bend Expo III Arena and it was an overall success, said Rosewood Services executive director Tammy Hammond.

October 22, 2014 | | Business


HaysMed earns awards

HAYS - HaysMed was recently recognized with two Excellence through Insight awards for patient experience by HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM). One award recognized the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (CPCU) in the hospital and the other honored Dr. Michelle Pope in the Pediatric Clinic.

October 21, 2014 | | Business


Young Professionals group surpasses 600 members

Barton County Young Professionals recently surpassed 600 members, according to Kristy Straub, a founding member of the steering committee.

October 21, 2014 | | Business


Local independent business woman earns coveted Mary Kay Pink Cadillac in recognition of outstanding

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Jil Johnson of Great Bend has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of success, the most coveted incentive awarded by Mary Kay.

October 19, 2014 | | Business


Ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration planned at Central National Bank

Central National Bank is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday, to formally announce the grand opening of their newest bank location inside the Walmart Supercenter on 10th Street in Great Bend.

October 19, 2014 | | Business


Central National Bank announces new Lending Analyst for Great Bend

Central National Bank announces Amanda Proffitt as their newest Lending Analyst for the new Great Bend Lending Services Office. She joins Central National Bank with 12 years of banking experience.

October 19, 2014 | | Business


Take the time: Renewing health insurance should take more than 15 minutes, specialist says

Consumers spend more time picking out a television than picking out health insurance - and that could be a costly mistake, says a Kansas State University community health specialist.

October 19, 2014 | | Business


Dr. Refinetti’s practice to move to a new, more convenient location

A physician clinic at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center has formalized its name and will move to a new home in the near future.

October 17, 2014 | | Business


Community weight loss

Advanced Therapy & Sports Medicine, located at 3715 10th St. in Great Bend, announced a new service in the community for individuals interested in weight loss.

October 17, 2014 | | Business


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Waters True Value Spring Sweep

April 01, 2015 | | Business


American AgCredit reports increased loan volume in 2014

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, recently announced net income of $98.9 million for the 2014 calendar year along with a cash dividend distribution of $39 million to its shareholders. This compares to net income of $111 million and a cash dividend of $37 million in 2013. American AgCredit has returned over $250 million to its customer-owners since 2005.

March 31, 2015 | | Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


“Free trial offers” may come with strings

Whether the product is a gym membership, a magazine, a weight-loss program or teeth whitener, low- or no-cost introductory offers are a frequently used marketing tactic for grabbing your attention, and your money. Astute consumers are should stay aware that there sometimes is a catch. Your Better Business Bureau offers this free advice regarding free trial offers. (But without the strings that accompany most things that are "free.")

March 29, 2015 | | Business


EDC shines at Starpower International

Attending their second comptetion of the year, students at Euphoria Dance Center earned several first overall in category awards in all three divisions of the Starpower International Dance Competition held March 13-15 at Century II, Mary Jane Teall Theater in Wichita.

March 29, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 25, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


The middle class has had a rough couple of years

According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the percentage of homes that can claim a “middle-class” income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000.

March 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

It's interesting living with a high school junior.

March 23, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Renee Johnson retirement reception

A retirement reception honoring Renee Johnson, who is retiring from Keller Real Estate and Insurance Agency after many years of service, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday at St. Patricks Parish Center, 4100 Broadway. The public is invited to attend.

March 22, 2015 | | Business


Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

The merits of saving for retirement were instilled in Neeraj Joshi by his parents early.

March 22, 2015 | Chuck Green Deseret News | Business


​Augustine joins Sunflower Electric Power Corporation

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Joe Augustine has joined the company as a Substation Technician Apprentice II-1st 6 months in Great Bend.

March 21, 2015 | | Business


In business and elsewhere, somebody's always watching you

Growing up in the 1980s, I remember liking Rockwell’s "Somebody’s Watching" Me. As far as I know, he was a one-hit wonder, but I find I still like that song. I even have it on my iTunes. At the time it was different and kind of funny.

March 20, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Take advantage of today's 'golden age' of investing on the cheap

An old conundrum holds that you can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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