Business news

Face to Face: Basehor veterinarian Kelly Vader Lightfoot
February 4, 2015
Kelly Vader Lighfoot of the Basehor Veterinary Clinic shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Holy-Field having Kansas Day celebration Sunday in Basehor
January 22, 2015
Holy-Field Winery in Basehor will get an early start on celebrating Kansas Day.
Bonner diner site of commercial shoot
January 20, 2015
Dari Dine, located at Kump and Nettleton avenues in Bonner Springs, was the scene for a commercial filmed Friday.
Kansas revenues take major hit from plummeting oil prices
January 14, 2015
Kansas lawmakers looking for a bright spot in the state’s financial picture were told on Tuesday that even though falling gas prices are greatly reducing the amount of oil severance taxes the state is collecting, more money is going into the pockets of residents that can be spent on other things.
U.S. farmers bought more tractors, fewer combines in 2014
January 13, 2015
A new report shows U.S. farmers bought more tractors and fewer combines in 2014.
Bonner council gives support to $64 million development
January 13, 2015
A $64 million development could be on its way to Bonner Springs, and though developers warn there are many steps until it comes to fruition, they hope to begin construction this year.
Bonner council to consider $64 million development in city’s northeast corner
January 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Council tonight is set to review a proposed $64 million development at 118th Street and State Avenue this evening before approving a memorandum of understanding with the developer.
Grocery store industry begins new push to allow strong beer, wine, liquor sales
January 11, 2015
Native Kansan David Dillon, the retired CEO and chairman of grocery giant The Kroger Co., has become the leader of the Uncork Kansas coalition, which is seeking legislation to end the longtime Kansas law that limits liquor sales only to licensed liquor stores. By Chad Lawhorn
First-degree murder charges filed in robbery attempt at She’s A Pistol
January 9, 2015
The robbery of a gun store Friday afternoon in downtown Shawnee turned into a firefight resulting in the death of one of the store’s owners.
Bill would raise Kansas’ minimum wage $3 by 2017
January 8, 2015
A Wichita Democrat is sponsoring a bill that would raise Kansas’ minimum wage by $3 over the next three years, and although it’s unlikely to pass in the Republican-dominated Legislature, it could help focus attention on the issue.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Jack Wiley
January 8, 2015
Jack Wiley, a volunteer for Hidden Treasures Thrift Shop, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Kansas court orders more state spending on schools
December 30, 2014
A state district court panel has ruled that Kansas isn’t spending enough money on its public schools to provide a suitable education for every child.
Program to detail history of Bonner’s Kuhn Cannery
December 17, 2014
The Wyandotte County Extension Office next month will offer a program detailing the history of a Bonner Springs business.
New downtown Bonner antiques store hopes to wow customers
December 17, 2014
After 20 years of collecting, Tamera and Patrick Paine may have just about anything a customer would want, even if it isn’t on public display at their new business, Yowza Antiques.