Business news

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.
Bonner’s Zumba classes create fitness ‘family’
February 25, 2015
When Traci Mayberry first tried Zumba a couple of years ago, she wasn’t a fan. “I hated it at first because I don’t know how to dance, and I swore I wasn’t going to come back,” she said.
Kobach says Kansas attracted most new businesses since 2003
February 18, 2015
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says more new businesses were formed in Kansas in 2014 than at any point since 2003.
Face to Face: Basehor business owner Sarah McArdle
February 12, 2015
Sarah McArdle shares a little about an upcoming trip to Disney World for her dancers at Sarah’s Studio of Dance in this week’s Face to Face.
Face to Face: Basehor veterinarian Kelly Vader Lightfoot
February 4, 2015
Kelly Vader Lighfoot of the Basehor Veterinary Clinic shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Holy-Field having Kansas Day celebration Sunday in Basehor
January 22, 2015
Holy-Field Winery in Basehor will get an early start on celebrating Kansas Day.
Bonner diner site of commercial shoot
January 20, 2015
Dari Dine, located at Kump and Nettleton avenues in Bonner Springs, was the scene for a commercial filmed Friday.
Kansas revenues take major hit from plummeting oil prices
January 14, 2015
Kansas lawmakers looking for a bright spot in the state’s financial picture were told on Tuesday that even though falling gas prices are greatly reducing the amount of oil severance taxes the state is collecting, more money is going into the pockets of residents that can be spent on other things.
U.S. farmers bought more tractors, fewer combines in 2014
January 13, 2015
A new report shows U.S. farmers bought more tractors and fewer combines in 2014.
Bonner council gives support to $64 million development
January 13, 2015
A $64 million development could be on its way to Bonner Springs, and though developers warn there are many steps until it comes to fruition, they hope to begin construction this year.
Bonner council to consider $64 million development in city’s northeast corner
January 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Council tonight is set to review a proposed $64 million development at 118th Street and State Avenue this evening before approving a memorandum of understanding with the developer.

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