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INNOVATION: Alternative Fuels

By Kathy Webber Photos by David Vincent Technology today allows companies the opportunity to look outside the box and find new and innovative ways to do business.  Sometimes those innovations…

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Forgive. Fail. Fly.

By Tara Dimick, Forgive. As my 2-year-old daughter likes to sing, “Let it go. Let it go.” The ability to forgive starts with accepting that we are all human and…

Ryan Baty of THE mattress HUB; Tien Huynh of Huynh Investments; Martha Piland of MB Piland Advertising & Marketing; and Matt Michaelis of Emprise Bank serve as business plan judges at the Youth Entrepreneur Final Flyers in Wichita on Thursday.

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Youth Entrepreneurs hosted the final round of their annual business competition and recognition celebration, The Flyers, on Thursday, May 28 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport. Topeka West High…

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Once You Were Responsible – Rich’s Rule # 8

By Rich Drinon Once You Were Responsible – Now You Are Accountable Once upon a time you were hired to do a job.  You took responsibility, did the job well and…

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MB Piland earns certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

MB Piland has earned certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. “We’re thrilled to have achieved this certification,” said Martha Bartlett Piland, president and…

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Westar Energy to purchase more Kansas wind energy

200 megawatt wind farm will begin serving customers by late 2016. Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE:WR) announced today that it will grow its renewable energy commitment to nearly 1,300 megawatts –…

Great Plains Industries Undertakes Manufacturing Technology Projects

Over the next six months, Great Plains Industries, Inc. (GPI), is undertaking a number of manufacturing technology projects that will result in greater efficiencies at its manufacturing facility in Wichita,…