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Kansas Speedway a hit with nation’s racing fans
May 9, 2002
Kansas Speedway tickets, all 78,000 of them, sold out even quicker this year than last.
Churches fill with worshippers
May 9, 2002
When the number of houses and businesses increases, usually attendance at area churches does, too.
Restaurants serve up varied fare
May 9, 2002
Tonganoxie has slowly built up a variety of restaurants. With eight eateries in the city and pizza available at convenience stores, Tonganoxie has a few types of food to choose from. And Basehor, which has two restaurants, is on the radar scope of Sonic Drive-In.
Several commercial tracts ready for development
May 9, 2002
Although land is available for commercial uses, developers in Tonganoxie and Basehor say they have few commitments.
Chambers of commerce hope to foster development
May 9, 2002
Chambers of commerce exist to promote business so it’s no surprise chamber leaders say that encouraging future growth is their top priority this year.
Several companies find homes in Tonganoxie’s business park
May 9, 2002
Urban Hess Business Park in Tonganoxie is starting to bustle, but that construction could have occurred in Leavenworth.
Cabela’s an attraction for race fans
May 9, 2002
Kansas Speedway sports fans will soon have another venue added to their agenda: seeing what’s new at Cabela’s.
Furniture retailer to open next year
May 9, 2002
Nebraska Furniture Mart is growing larger all the time.
Schools to benefit from development
May 9, 2002
The development of a 400-acre tourism district east of Kansas Speedway is expected to shift Wyandotte County’s economy into high gear.
Schools plot strategies for future
May 9, 2002
In Tonganoxie, plans are under way to examine the school district’s future needs.
Bankers bullish on prospects for additional growth in county
May 9, 2002
Area bank executives remain bullish on Southern Leavenworth County.
From roads to sewers, cities at work
May 9, 2002
In Linwood, city officials are working toward solving pending lagoon problems. In Lansing, two road construction projects are on the minds of local leaders. In Leavenworth, city hall needs remodeling. And in Bonner Springs, the city is expanding its water system to provide service to new residential housing units. Across Leavenworth County and beyond, city governments are aligning new and existing projects for 2002.
Cities poised for additional growth
May 9, 2002
In southern Leavenworth County, residential development is booming, with more than 2,000 new homes platted in Basehor and five subdivisions in the works in Tonganoxie.
Basehor project for elderly proves popular
May 9, 2002
As the area’s population grows, the number of elderly also increases.
Building for the future
May 9, 2002
Residential development, which stalled somewhat in 2001, is coming on strong this year in southern Leavenworth County.