Business

Tonganoxie Chamber hosting open house for proposed luxury RV resort today
November 30, 2016
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce is hosting an open house with the developers of a proposed luxury RV resort today.
Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt starts Friday; Spooktacular set for Oct. 28
October 19, 2016
Spooktacular scavenger hunt will get started Friday. Youths can get started on the Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt by gathering clues Friday in downtown Tonganoxie. The hunt will run through Oct. 27 and prizes will be given out, such as mini Gambinos pizzas, a $100 gift card and 15 $10 bills.
Kathy’s Kottage to have open house Saturday in Tonganoxie
September 30, 2016
A retired Genesis Christian Academy teacher is starting a new business in Tonganoxie and there will be an open house this weekend to showcase the new venture. Kathy Link will have an open house from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Kathy’s Kottage, 120 Hatchell Road. The business will start offering classes for youths and women starting in October. It also is a boutique where visitors can purchase various crafts. For more information, go to the business’ Facebook page.
Tonganoxie business makes mark on Manhattan with condos and now Bluemont Hotel
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie’s Andy Suber already had a vision for the future when he and childhood friend Jason Grantham were attending Kansas State University majoring in construction science.
Linwood News, Jarbalo Jottings and McLouth Happenings
August 10, 2016
Read the latest from Linwood, Jarbalo and McLouth:
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County EMS work together for continued training
August 9, 2016
Leavenworth County Emergency Management Service personnel can be the first to a scene when a 911 call is made. When that situation arises in the case of a victim trapped in a burning vehicle, Leavenworth County EMS members will have more training in helping the person out of the vehicle.
Mid Star Lab brings growing business to Tonganoxie
July 26, 2016
A local business has come full circle in its own right. Mid Star Labs had a ribbon cutting last month at its new site in the Urban Hess Business with help from the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce.
Linwood News
July 7, 2016
Leavenworth County Humane Society will have a pick-up July 14 for the Linwood area for spaying and neutering cats and dogs. The pets will be transported from 310 Main St. to Spay & Neuter KC where they will be spayed or neutered and receive their vaccinations. Only 12 slots will be available on this transport, and you have to reserve your spot by emailing LvnCoHS@live.com. It’s a same-day service with drop-off between 7-8:30 a.m. and pick-up from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Human foosball comes to Shawnee with new business
July 1, 2016
Brittany McWilliams was intrigued when she kept seeing suggestions for how to play human foosball on social media.
Tonganoxie Chamber partnering with T-Bones; next drawing Thursday
June 29, 2016
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Kansas City T-Bones baseball club to promote local businesses and assist in bringing prospective customers through the businesses’ doors. Customers to various Tonganoxie businesses can enter for a chance to win free tickets — and preferred parking.
Boatwright gives keynote speech at Tonganoxie Chamber event
May 24, 2016
Danni Boatwright reminisced about her hometown, shared her continued pride for the community and even got a bit emotional talking about family and friends. The clothing store owner who has created a line of sports team attire gave the keynote speech at last week’s Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.
Downtown Tonganoxie gets splash of color thanks to EAST group, local businesses
May 10, 2016
Flowers are brightening up downtown Tonganoxie thanks to a local organization and Fourth Street business owners.
Linwood News
March 30, 2016
The Brew to Brew run will take place Sunday and will go from the Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Mo., to Free State Brewery in Lawrence. You’ll see a lot of runners as well as transfer vehicles throughout Linwood. Please watch out when driving.
Tonganoxie EAST group celebrates year with storyteller
January 26, 2016
Joyce Slater recounted her childhood Monday at the Myers Hotel. She spoke of sleeping in a bedroom of several siblings. “Now that was cooperation,” she said. “Most of us today are very sound sleepers.” Slater, who has been an active storyteller since 1989, served as speaker for the Entrepreneurs Achieving Success Together annual celebration.
Lawrence couple opens bar in Tonganoxie’s Myers Hotel
January 6, 2016
Lawrence resident Kate Brubacher always has enjoyed taking leisurely drives from the college town to points elsewhere. One of those trips always included a drive on U.S. 24-40 to Tonganoxie. She’d pass by the Myers Hotel multiple times.

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