Category: Business/Farm

St. Luke Hospital offers soft tissue treatment

St. Luke Hospital offers soft tissue treatment

Alex Brooks demonstrates the Astym treatment, a new soft tissue mobilization treatment available at the St. Luke Hospital Therapy Department in Marion. Astym uses special instruments to perform a series of strokes to break up scar tissue. A new soft tissue mobilization treatment is now available at the St. Luke Hospital Therapy Department in Marion. The Astym treatment focuses on […]

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Reversal of fortune: Yields up, profit down

It doesn’t seem right that farmers you should get “kicked in the teeth” for doing a good job. But, in the midst of recent abundant harvests, it appears the farmers who both feed us and support the local economy are hurting. The Marion County bankers who finance these farmers, and carry their accounts, say the degree to which the farmers […]

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CSI, Rod’s Tire feted for local business success

CSI, Rod’s Tire feted for local business success

Clint Seibel (far left) and Robert Fettke (far right) flank Container Services Inc. leaders Tom Leihy, who is CSI’s director of operations, and co-owners Brent and Darrell Driggers. “Nearly every two years CSI has had an expansion project of either facilities or equipment since 2000,” Seibel says. The businesses received a Certificate of Merit July 12 through the Kansas Department […]

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Lenexa energy company begins collecting wind data near Tampa

Lenexa energy company begins collecting wind data near Tampa

Standing almost 200 feet high, this meteorological tower, is one of five in Marion County located about 8 miles west of Tampa, said Brice Barton, senior development director with Trade­wind Energy, based in Lenexa. The MET tower is alternating with red and white paint and collects wind speed, velocity and directional data. Tradewind Energy of Lenexa completed installation of five […]

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Reusser dentist-couple to continue services at Marion dental office

Reusser dentist-couple to continue services at Marion dental office

The ownership transition of one of Marion’s longstanding dental practices transition became final July 1 when Ty and Terra Reusser, a husband-wife dentist team operating R2 Center for Dentistry in Wichita, became new owners of the longtime practice established decades ago by Eugene Vinduska and currently operated by his son, Gerald A. Vinduska, at 1015 Melvin St. Pictured are (from […]

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Shaw named VP of Tabor-Wichita

Shaw named VP of Tabor-Wichita

Tom Shaw Tom Shaw has been named vice president of Tabor College Wichita, effective July 1. Shaw comes to Tabor from Simpson University in Redding, Calif., where he served as vice president for enrollment management and led a team responsible for recruiting and retaining undergraduate, graduate, adult studies and seminary students. “Dr. Shaw has more than 20 years of experience […]

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Sorghum buyers from China visit Countryside Feed as part of U.S. Grains Council tour

Sorghum buyers from China visit Countryside Feed as part of U.S. Grains Council tour

CountrySideFeedChinese Countryside Feed hosted a 13-member delegation from China Wednesday, June 22. The group was part of a U.S. Grains Council tour to promote sorghum in the United States. The Chinese guests were representing their nation’s sorghum buyers team, which is responsible for importing half of all sorghum shipped to China from the U.S. The delegation, plus two grain council […]

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Boehms open new law office in Hillsboro

Boehms open new law office in Hillsboro

Josh and Courtney Boehm outside the new office location of Cottonwood Law Group at 107 E. Grand Ave. They officially launched the new firm June 13, but are still settling into their new office. The husband-wife attorney team of Josh and Courtney Boehm opened their own law office in Hillsboro June 13. Their independent practice is called Cottonwood Law Group […]

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Physician leads effort for health center

Hillsboro physician Michael Reeh is convinced that establishing a non-profit health center in Marion County can complement existing medical resources by serving the needs of lower-income clientele. The project, which has been supported by a 14-member area board of directors, is seeking a federal grant of $370,000 to get the center up and running. “According to our grant, we’re asking […]

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Wiens opens business to help other businesses

Wiens opens business to help other businesses

James Wiens started Sunflower Promotions in Goessel with the goal of providing companies and organizations with a way to enhance their products and services. “Some clients know exactly what they want, but they aren’t sure how to get it,” he says.<p> James Wiens started a new business in Goessel called “Sunflower Promo” with the goal of providing com­­panies and organizations […]

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