Business news

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.
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.