Business

Annual Community Choice Challenge underway
October 28, 2015
Union Bank & Trust is once again offering a competition to benefit nonprofit organizations and the services they provide to Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and the surrounding communities through its Community Choice Challenge.
Final Harvest: Bush Farm prepares for last day
October 27, 2015
Rose Jean Oliver believes she has been picking greens at Bush Farm in Edwardsville for a good 40 years.
Great Midwest Balloon Fest looks for great weather this weekend
October 20, 2015
Robbie Small has one message she wants to spread: The weather this weekend should be just about perfect for a festival dedicated to hot air balloons.
Bush Farm owners protest rezoning on K-32
October 14, 2015
The city of Edwardsville is aiming for uniformity in zoning along Kaw Drive, otherwise known as Kansas Highway 32, but the rezoning of a well-known property has met with a protest petition.
Perfect Patch: Kerby Farm part of families’ fall traditions
Bonner pumpkin farm still growing after 11 years
October 14, 2015
Now in its 11th year of operation, Terri Kerby says she still experiences a moment of surprise when families tell her that coming to the Kerby Farm pumpkin patch has become a tradition.
Face to Face: Basehor home builder Casey Conus
October 13, 2015
Leavenworth County home builder Casey Conus shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
More than 300 teaching vacancies in Kansas
October 8, 2015
Kansas had more than 300 vacant teaching positions at the beginning of this school year, but state officials say some of those vacancies may be filled in the coming months.
Bonner haunted house opens this weekend
October 1, 2015
The 3rd Street Asylum haunted house is set to open this weekend for the 2015 season, increasing evening traffic in the downtown area this month.
Work underway to secure new Thriftway tenant
City has already received inquiries on downtown building
September 23, 2015
The Thriftway in Downtown Bonner Springs is closing, but work is well underway behind the scenes to secure a new tenant and owner.
Retiring nurse last original employee of Bonner nursing facility
September 22, 2015
The last original employee to open Bonner Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation has finally bid the facility farewell.
Bike Show honors Kobi’s founder, benefits Vaughn-Trent
September 16, 2015
The 23rd Annual Kobi’s Bike Show filled an important need for the Bonner Springs community, while at the same time honoring the late “Mama Kobi,” who left behind a big hole.
Concerns spread over announcement of Thriftway closure
September 16, 2015
Rumors have been swirling that a major component of downtown Bonner Springs soon will be no more.
Face to Face: Basehor chiropractor Scott Runnels
September 16, 2015
Basehor native and new chiropractor Scott Runnels is the subject of this year’s
Home and Garden Tour tickets now available
September 10, 2015
The USD 204 Education Foundation and Bonner Springs Tourism once again are organizing a Fall Home and Garden Tour of area homes Sept. 26.