Business news

New business offers items ‘found on the corner’
November 13, 2013
It has been a whirlwind couple of months for Cindy Purtee-Carpenter; what started as a simple idea turned into Downtown Bonner Springs’ newest business in just a handful of weeks.
Hunting for big bucks
Linwood bar owner to compete Saturday in video game world championship
November 8, 2013
Steve Campbell is ready to shoot at bevies of wild animals — in downtown Chicago.
Zip line park aims to test, thrill visitors
October 28, 2013
Brad McDonald says zip lining is sort of like skydiving without all the risk — that’s the best way he has heard to describe it.
Lumber business credits 50 years of success to customer service
October 23, 2013
Looking at the small building and handful of outbuildings that comprise Vesta Lee Lumber, it’s not obvious just how much the lumber yard and appliance store has to offer.
New tattoo studio is first ever in Bonner Springs
October 9, 2013
The owner of Bonner Springs’ first tattoo studio says he wants to erase the negative image many have of tattoo artists and those who get tattoos.
Bonner actors love to give a scare at haunted house
October 2, 2013
Not everyone would love to scare people for a living. But for the actors at the 3rd Street Asylum haunted house in Bonner Springs, it’s the best part of their job.
LCDC to begin search for new coordinator
September 24, 2013
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation soon will be searching for a new economic development coordinator.
Meatball madness: Business has unique focus
September 12, 2013
Less than a year ago, Phillip Boyer was working in his wireless phone store in Leavenworth, unhappy with where the industry was going.
Bonner-based business helps anyone become an artist
September 4, 2013
Suzanne Hern is turning everyday people into artists, if only for a little while.
Business bustling for downtown Bonner Springs
August 28, 2013
In the last few months, downtown Bonner Springs has been full of activity — and not just because of Tiblow Days.
Bonner resident opens auto repair shop
August 28, 2013
Coming from a small town of about 300 people, Adam Koch said he felt at home when he moved to Bonner Springs.
Senior living residence on schedule for September opening date
August 28, 2013
Work on Country Place, a new senior living residence being constructed in Basehor, is on schedule and should allow for a mid-September opening, director Ginny Cross said earlier this week.
Haunted house adds ‘Zombie Walk’ to Tiblow Days parade
August 21, 2013
The owners of Bonner’s own haunted house are looking to capitalize on the current pop culture fascination with the living dead with a new event during this year’s Tiblow Days parade: a Zombie Walk that will stumble along at the end of the parade.
CVS stores dropping ID requirement for nail polish remover
August 16, 2013
CVS Pharmacy stores in most states, including Kansas, are dropping a rule that required customers to show ID when buying nail polish remover and some other products.