Business news

Balloon festival announces move to Kansas Speedway
February 28, 2014
Officials with Kansas Speedway and the U.S. Bank Midwest Balloon Festival announced Thursday that the 2014 event will take place Aug. 8-10 on the grounds of the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.
Bonner Springs dentist offers free seminars
February 26, 2014
Bonner Springs Dentist Thomas Drake is offering several free seminars about sleep apnea, snoring and dental health.
Bonner Springs’ El Potro fills Mexican restaurant void
February 5, 2014
Gloria De La Torre says El Potro Mexican Cantina and Cafe is hoping to put an end to the Mexican food desert that is Kansas Highway 7 north of the Kansas River.
Five great lunch deals in Bonner Springs
February 3, 2014
So you only have about $10 to spend on lunch, but you don’t want fast food? Don’t worry; you have options in Bonner Springs.
Bonner restaurant’s Super Bowl Sunday sales benefit cancer patient
January 24, 2014
Bonner Springs Pizza Co., 129 Oak St., is teaming up with the Bonner Springs Fire Department to raise funds for young cancer patient Haley Bernard and her family on Super Bowl Sunday.
Bonner Springs’ Valley Feed finds niche with smaller farms
January 23, 2014
How does a farm-based business survive 91 years when the farms it originally served have all but disappeared?
Basehor school staff got Christmas surprise in December
06:00 a.m., January 19, 2014 Updated 06:00 a.m.
January is School Board appreciation month, and the Association of Basehor-Linwood Educators (ABLE) and Interest Based Bargaining team of the Basehor-Linwood School District thanked their board for a very welcome Christmas surprise.
Bonner Springs grad speedily raises funds via the web for designer line
January 7, 2014
Tina Zeljeznjak knows that, as she says, “The Internet is a big place; it is very easy to get lost in it.” But the 2001 Bonner Springs High School graduate already has proven she is anything but lost.
Bonner, Basehor residents work to support ‘Diaper Drive’
December 10, 2013
In the spirit of the season — good will toward fellow man — members of the Bonner Springs and Basehor communities are working to collect needed items for those who can’t help themselves, just in time for Christmas.
Legends Outlets to offer all-night shopping, light show
November 26, 2013
Legends Outlets Kansas City will usher shoppers into the holidays with an all-night shopping event Thanksgiving night and a light show every 15 minutes throughout the holiday shopping season.
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.