Business news

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.
Precipitation could be boon for local soybean crops in Leavenworth County
August 12, 2013
Recent rains could benefit local farmers when the fall harvest comes, especially with the soybean crop.
Mom, daughter open dance studio in Tonganoxie
August 6, 2013
Rynette Reiling and her daughter, Chanel Reiling, had a grand plan to open a dance studio after Chanel finished college.
Linwood camp hosts program for kids with sickle-cell disease
July 25, 2013
Several Kansas City youths battling sickle-cell disease got the opportunity to spend the last five days at summer camp, and they did so right in Basehor’s backyard.
KU offering new science master’s program in Overland Park
July 23, 2013
Program is to prepare students for scientific jobs in the business world
SEEING DOUBLE: Twin sisters co-found local decor business
July 17, 2013
For much of their lives, twin sisters Mary Leonard and Marie Heath have been mistaken for one another — a typical issue for identical siblings. However, this particular set of twins is using its likenesses in a unique way.
Dozens speak against Westar Energy’s proposed rate increase and plan to ‘re-balance’ rates
July 12, 2013
Westar Energy customers on Thursday strongly criticized a proposal by the utility to increase residential rates while reducing electric rates paid by big businesses.
Agritourism provides sales boost for small farmers, fresh air for city slickers
July 8, 2013
Visits to wineries boost sales
Basehor-Linwood grad to have book signing
July 2, 2013
Niki Svenson, a 2004 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, will be in town this weekend to promote her newly completed children’s book, “Mime for Michael.”
Construction of senior living center remains on schedule
July 2, 2013
Adverse weather that pounded Leavenworth County this spring and the newly-found summer heat have done little to delay construction of Basehor’s new senior living facility, set to open its doors in just a few months.
Service dogs graduate from Paws program
July 2, 2013
The traditional graduation season came to a close in late May, but a slightly different commencement took place over the weekend at an Overland Park church.
Spay/neuter service offered in Linwood
July 2, 2013
The Leavenworth County Humane Society’s next pet spay/neuter transport is July 18-19 from Linwood City Hall, 306 Main St.
Bixby, Hurley address Basehor Chamber
02:32 p.m., June 23, 2013 Updated 03:22 p.m.
Members of the Basehor Chamber of Commerce got an opportunity last week to hear from a pair of officials who represent Leavenworth County at the state level.
Little Angels open house set for Saturday
June 18, 2013
Little Angels Learning Center in Basehor, 1206 N 155th Street, will host an open house at 10 a.m. Saturday. The center is now Christian-based and has invited the public to tour its facilities and attend a ribbon cutting.