Business

Bonner prepares for Candy Cane Christmas event
November 17, 2014
The annual Candy Cane Christmas in downtown Bonner Springs is Dec. 1, and this year, activities at the Bonner Springs Community Center will move upstairs to the gymnasium.
Legends’ annual tree-lighting set
November 12, 2014
Legends Outlets Kansas City is kicking off the holiday season with its 10th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, including displays of animated lights synchronized to music, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 22.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Waneta Jones
November 11, 2014
Bonner Springs native and famous “Dairy Queen lady” Waneta Jones shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Kansas has high rate of vacant foreclosed homes
November 6, 2014
A company says a report that Kansas has one of the highest rates of vacant foreclosures in the country reflects the small number of foreclosures in the state, not problems in the housing market.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Toastmaster Ronnie Smith
November 4, 2014
Ronnie Smith shares his experience with the Toastmasters Club in this week’s Face to Face.
Winter wheat planting nearly finished in Kansas
November 4, 2014
Winter wheat planting in Kansas is almost finished. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 93 percent of the wheat has been planted in the state. About 82 percent has now emerged.
Report: Midwest economic index drops again
November 3, 2014
A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains has dropped again. A survey report issued early Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell in October to 51.8 from 54.3 in September. The figure was from 57.2 in August.
Second developer interested in casino in SE Kansas
October 30, 2014
Odds are better for a casino in southeast Kansas after a second developer expressed interest in the project.
Meetings aimed at boosting exports start this week
October 29, 2014
A Wichita-based trade advisory firm is working with Kansas communities to identify companies that seem ready to export but haven’t yet.
Basehor dog boarding business takes over Safe Harbor space
October 29, 2014
It took five years of searching, but Stephanie Stone finally found the perfect location for her business in Basehor.
Edwardsville Kiwanis to welcome former Royals player
October 24, 2014
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club announced that they expect to welcome former Kansas City Royals player at the club’s Nov. 6 meeting.
Bonner Springs nonprofits can benefit from 4th annual grant challenge
October 24, 2014
The 4th annual Bonner Springs Community Choice Challenge, conducted by Union Bank & Trust, is now taking votes to see which three local nonprofit organizations will receive a donation of up to $5,000.
Basehor business owners noted among franchisees
October 20, 2014
At the 5th Annual Snap Fitness International Convention, Matt and Jen Rhodes, owners Snap Fitness in Shawnee and Basehor, were named the 2014 U.S. Franchisees of the Year.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs esthetician Leandra Johnson
October 15, 2014
LeAndra Johnson, a Bonner Springs native who recently returned to her home town and started a new business, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Downtown Bonner wine bar to close, allowing expansion of neighboring business
October 8, 2014
Bottle12 Wine Bar announced it will close this winter due to the expansion of the neighboring business in its building.

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