Business news

Insurance Department studying continuing education programs
August 31, 2015
The Kansas Insurance Department is considering whether insurance agents need more training.
Thrills and chills: Organizers expecting bigger, busier Tiblow Days
Concert main act, zip line likely to draw crowds
August 26, 2015
Festival attendees are used to spinning through the air on the Tiblow Days carnival rides at Second and Elm, but this year, they can also zip through the air in Centennial Park.
Perky’s Cafe joins downtown Bonner eateries
August 26, 2015
Tracy Smith has a unique way of describing his new restaurant, Perky’s Café.
Holy-Field Vineyard seeks volunteers for ‘Picking Sunday’
August 20, 2015
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, 18807 158th St., Basehor, is looking for volunteer grape pickers for harvesting the Seyval grape beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 30.
Basehor business owner combines love of billiards, country
August 19, 2015
If any business has cause to give itself a patriotic name, it’s Stars and Stripes Billiards in Basehor.
Bonner groomer uses pet CPR to save dog
August 12, 2015
Shelly Dunn was amazed Tuesday when she was reunited with Duke, a 16-year-old beagle mix she grooms.
Basehor-based Rodeo Mexican Restaurant focuses on service, fresh food
August 11, 2015
Carlos Garcia and Maria Guerrero haven’t been in the Kansas City area for long, but thanks to customers at their Basehor restaurant, they are starting to feel at home.
Edwardsville auto dealership changes names
August 7, 2015
Homestead Motors, 11401 Kaw Drive, is now Midwest Auto Direct.
Sideline Chic moves into downtown Bonner Springs
August 5, 2015
A growing business is staying true to its small town roots by moving to downtown Bonner Springs.
Basehor chamber brings circus to town Sept. 3
July 31, 2015
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce once again will sponsor the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus Sept. 3 as a fundraiser for the chamber.
Mother-daughter duo opens Bonner Springs event space
July 22, 2015
Loey Lockerby said finding a hassle-free special event space, especially in her native Wyandotte County, has been a constant challenge.
Basehor-based Holy-Field takes top honors at wine competition
July 16, 2015
Holy-Field Winery, located in Basehor, received four gold medals, including a Sweepstakes winner for Valvin Muscat, in the Ninth Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held July 10-12 at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, Iowa.
Mars Inc. to expand candy-making plant in Kansas
July 16, 2015
Mars Inc. announced plans Wednesday for a $100 million expansion of its candy-making plant in Kansas, a facility that was the company’s first new plant in 35 years.
Former police officer buys Bonner office building
July 15, 2015
For more than 14 years, Patrick Budy’s drive to work ended at 120 N. Nettleton Avenue.
Face to Face: Basehor chiropractor Matthew Drake
July 7, 2015
Basehor chiropractor Matthew Drake, whose practice was named the Basehor Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for July, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face column.

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