Business news

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.
Basehor Chamber to host luncheon Thursday
June 18, 2013
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce will will host a luncheon at noon today at the 24/40 Roadside Cafe.
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.