Business news

Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Val Barth
May 20, 2015
We visited with Val Barth, owner of DeeDee’s Jewelry and Vintage Decor, for this week’s Face to Face.
Letter: Support the Blast
May 19, 2015
To the editor: Downtown Bonner Inc. is please to announce we are organizing the 15th annual Bonner Blast Fireworks Display for June 27, with a rain date of July 2.
Basehor fundraiser carries on tradition of support for Safe Harbor
May 13, 2015
There will be a lot more healthy dogs looking for their forever home later this month after Holy-Field Vinyard in Basehor sponsors its annual “Ladies Night” on May 21.
Bonner’s 9th annual Marble Day debuts mascot
April 29, 2015
Marble Day is nearly 10 years old, but for the first time this year, it will have an official mascot.
Fitness facility to be Nuts and Bolts neighbor
April 29, 2015
A new fitness facility plans to open this summer in a long-vacant spot at Kansas Highway 7 and Kansas Avenue.
WireCo to move headquarters across border to Kansas
April 15, 2015
The Kansas Department of Commerce says WireCo WorldGroup will receive more than $8.6 million in incentives to move its headquarters this summer from Kansas City, Mo., to Prairie Village.
Changes afoot for 4 Bonner businesses
April 15, 2015
Four Bonner Springs commercial properties are in the process of making some changes.
CertainTeed to renovate plant in Kansas City, Kan.
April 14, 2015
CertainTeed Corp. officials say the building materials company will renovate its plant in Kansas City, Kansas, creating more than 70 new jobs over the next three years.
Bonner-based interior designer loves to reshape spaces
April 14, 2015
Julie Baker says she loves to make a space both beautiful and useful for a homeowner.
Hostess plant in Lenexa to reopen
April 13, 2015
A former Hostess Brands bakery in Lenexa will reopen this summer, providing about 100 jobs.
Hollywood Casino delays start of hotel project
April 13, 2015
The owners of the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway are postponing construction of a 248-room hotel, which was to be underway this week.
Wine and shine: Leadership class celebrating 25 years tonight at Holy-Field
April 9, 2015
It’s almost here. The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating 25 years with an event to honor alumni and welcome others to learn more about the organization and join in the festivities.
Midwest economy: state of Kansas report for March
April 1, 2015
The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group has provided a look at the Kansas business conditions for March.
Hallmark seeks to cut 200 jobs in next several months
March 31, 2015
Hallmark Cards is offering a buyout program as it tries to cut 200 jobs by this summer.
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.

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