Business news

Basehor school staff got Christmas surprise in December
06:00 a.m., January 19, 2014 Updated 06:00 a.m.
January is School Board appreciation month, and the Association of Basehor-Linwood Educators (ABLE) and Interest Based Bargaining team of the Basehor-Linwood School District thanked their board for a very welcome Christmas surprise.
Bonner Springs grad speedily raises funds via the web for designer line
January 7, 2014
Tina Zeljeznjak knows that, as she says, “The Internet is a big place; it is very easy to get lost in it.” But the 2001 Bonner Springs High School graduate already has proven she is anything but lost.
Bonner, Basehor residents work to support ‘Diaper Drive’
December 10, 2013
In the spirit of the season — good will toward fellow man — members of the Bonner Springs and Basehor communities are working to collect needed items for those who can’t help themselves, just in time for Christmas.
Legends Outlets to offer all-night shopping, light show
November 26, 2013
Legends Outlets Kansas City will usher shoppers into the holidays with an all-night shopping event Thanksgiving night and a light show every 15 minutes throughout the holiday shopping season.
New business offers items ‘found on the corner’
November 13, 2013
It has been a whirlwind couple of months for Cindy Purtee-Carpenter; what started as a simple idea turned into Downtown Bonner Springs’ newest business in just a handful of weeks.
Hunting for big bucks
Linwood bar owner to compete Saturday in video game world championship
November 8, 2013
Steve Campbell is ready to shoot at bevies of wild animals — in downtown Chicago.
Zip line park aims to test, thrill visitors
October 28, 2013
Brad McDonald says zip lining is sort of like skydiving without all the risk — that’s the best way he has heard to describe it.
Lumber business credits 50 years of success to customer service
October 23, 2013
Looking at the small building and handful of outbuildings that comprise Vesta Lee Lumber, it’s not obvious just how much the lumber yard and appliance store has to offer.
New tattoo studio is first ever in Bonner Springs
October 9, 2013
The owner of Bonner Springs’ first tattoo studio says he wants to erase the negative image many have of tattoo artists and those who get tattoos.
Bonner actors love to give a scare at haunted house
October 2, 2013
Not everyone would love to scare people for a living. But for the actors at the 3rd Street Asylum haunted house in Bonner Springs, it’s the best part of their job.
LCDC to begin search for new coordinator
September 24, 2013
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation soon will be searching for a new economic development coordinator.
Meatball madness: Business has unique focus
September 12, 2013
Less than a year ago, Phillip Boyer was working in his wireless phone store in Leavenworth, unhappy with where the industry was going.
Bonner-based business helps anyone become an artist
September 4, 2013
Suzanne Hern is turning everyday people into artists, if only for a little while.
Business bustling for downtown Bonner Springs
August 28, 2013
In the last few months, downtown Bonner Springs has been full of activity — and not just because of Tiblow Days.