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Antler broker flourishes in his Delphos business
December 1, 2015
As he embarked on adulthood, Heath Merry hopped on a typical path, but what happened in the process sent him on a nonconventional and lucrative adventure that continues to grow. Pulling from an outdoors passion, collecting deer antlers has evolved into a full-time gig that features travel and a six-figure salary.
Inmate punished for role in Iowa prison scandal
December 1, 2015
The inmate at the center of a cellphone smuggling investigation at an Iowa prison was punished with confinement and a return to his home state of Kansas.
Kansas has nearly $8M surplus in tax collections in November
December 1, 2015
Kansas is reporting that it collected nearly $8 million more in taxes than anticipated in November, with both income and sales taxes exceeding expectations.
Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices
December 1, 2015
The nation’s net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet.
The Business of Growing: Basehor farm’s herb production continues to expand
December 1, 2015
At Cal-Ann Farms, living herbs are produced for local grocers year-round. Every plant is handled by hand, using only all-natural pest repellents, and every one is inspected before it is packaged at the Basehor farm.
Ag Hall adds 5K to Santa Express events
Annual fundraising run will support historic building maintenance
December 1, 2015
There may not be snow, but locals will be dashing through Bonner Springs with Santa at the Dec. 5 Santa Express 5K in support of historic structures at the Ag Hall.
Basehor winery receives awards for eight wines
December 1, 2015
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery has just been awarded its 7th Jefferson Cup Competition Wine Award for its Valvin Muscat wine