Business news

Farmer grows passion at market
June 12, 2013
Many people who know Joe Nick know that he loves to garden, and throughout the summer, residents can stop by the Basehor Historical Society’s Farmers’ Market to buy the fruits of his labor.
Farmers’ market vendor offers baked goods, fresh produce
June 6, 2013
When Shannon Cox was little, it was mom who made dinner and Shannon who made dessert.
YMCA takes part in free, worldwide swim lesson
June 5, 2013
Several locations of The YMCA of Greater Kansas City, including the Bonner Springs location at 2251 S. 138th St., will participate in the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” at 10 a.m. June 18.
Downtown businesses raise funds for relay
June 5, 2013
Downtown Bonner Springs merchants will host a “Paint the Town Purple” fundraiser to support Relay for Life of Kaw Valley 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 6.
Dentist celebrates 25 years
May 29, 2013
John Williamson got into dentistry because he liked to see people smile.
Chamber seeks nominations for outstanding citizen
May 28, 2013
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2013 Outstanding Citizen Award to be presented at the Basehor July 4th Celebration.
Summer travel: take a trip to the farm
May 16, 2013
Some people tried to talk Joseph Lamborn out of restoring his family’s crumbling 1900-era barn in Leavenworth. The roof was falling in, it was overgrown with vegetation and the hayloft was in disrepair.
Farmers’ market opens Saturday
April 29, 2013
Basehor Historical Society’s farmers’ market opens for the season Saturday, May 4.
Senior living facility will open in late September
April 17, 2013
After breaking ground in February, the new Country Place Senior Living in Basehor is expected to be up and running by the end of summer.
Tractors, bike rodeo added to Marble Day activities
April 3, 2013
In addition to the usual old-fashioned family fun, the seventh annual “Marble Day” celebration will feature a few hundred tractors and a bike rodeo.
Foundation welcomes KU athletic director at annual breakfast
April 3, 2013
This year’s “Rise & Shine Recognition Breakfast” will be of interest to sports fans, and Kansas University fans in particular.
Organizers ready to go with new city festival
March 27, 2013
In a month, area residents will get their first look at a new spring tradition: Edwardsville Days.
Owners of Bonner Springs’s Red Fortune prepare for final day
March 13, 2013
It’s been an emotional week for Maria Lui and her family at Red Fortune Chinese Restaurant. Every time they turn around, they say goodbye to another longtime friend and customer.
13th annual Marble Crazy has busiest weekend ever
March 6, 2013
The 13th Annual Marble Crazy started off slow and easy on Friday, when snow flurries kept crowds to a regular, manageable pace.