Business

Entries sought for annual marble art, invention competition
March 26, 2015
Organizers of Bonner Springs’s annual Marble Day festival on May 2 are seeking entries in the Marble Art and Invention Competition.
GoLizards set to move to K-7 and Kansas Ave.
March 26, 2015
GoLizards Pet Store, Bait Shop and Grooming announced via Facebook Monday that after 6 years at its Downtown Bonner location, 220 Cedar St., it plans to move.
Face to Face: Moon Marble’s Ben Breslow
March 18, 2015
Ben Breslow of Moon Marble Co. shares a bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner business owner thanks community for support after injury
March 17, 2015
Suzanne Lee Hern can hardly believe her luck when she gets into the car she purchased last week thanks to donations from the community.
Bonner-area chamber plans candidate forums
March 13, 2015
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce will have two candidate forums later this month, featuring candidates for Bonner Springs and Edwardsville city councils.
Bonner small business awarded by SBDC
March 3, 2015
The Kansas Small Business Development Center statewide network recently announced the 2015 Existing and Emerging Businesses of the Year, including one local business.
Midwest economy: February glance at Kansas, Missouri
March 2, 2015
The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions. The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group uses the same methodology as the national survey to consult supply managers and business leaders. Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss oversees the report. Here are the state results for February in Kansas and Missouri.
Artist hopes Bonner’s ‘Marble Crazy’ event broadens horizons
March 2, 2015
Raven Copeland has been making art with glass for almost as long as Moon Marble Co. has been organizing its annual Marble Crazy event, a celebration of glass artists.
Newell Rubbermaid to expand Winfield, add 320 jobs
March 2, 2015
Newell Rubbermaid is planning a $27 million expansion of the company’s plant in Winfield and will add 320 jobs.
Bonner church plans fundraiser for downtown business owner
February 26, 2015
On Dec. 10, after Suzanne Lee Hern’s Chevy Blazer skidded on an icy highway exit ramp, colliding with a pole, she was lucky to escape the wreckage alive.
Selling the city: Officials work to ensure Bonner Springs reaps benefits of area growth
February 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Mayor Jeff Harrington recently noted sometimes being the “best kept secret” isn’t such a good thing.
Hollywood Casino hotel process hitting home stretch
Lodging required by county awaiting final approvals
February 26, 2015
The landscape of the Interstate 70 corridor near Kansas Speedway and Hollywood Casino is expected to change.
U.S. Soccer National Training Complex to begin construction by summer
February 26, 2015
The construction of the new U.S. Soccer National Training Center complex in Kansas City, Kan., is scheduled to begin in late spring or early summer, and the area expects a lot of benefits from the development.
Verruckt is ‘terrifying, but great,’ says KCK mayor
February 26, 2015
At 17 stories high, the tallest waterslide in the world has literally put Kansas City, Kan., on the map.
State Avenue Connex wins recognition but popularity shows it real value
February 26, 2015
Justus Welker, director of transportation for Wyandotte County Unified Government, says it’s nice to get award recognition for the recent State Avenue Connex transit improvements but the real satisfaction is providing needed service to the people of the community.

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