Business

Tonganoxie florist returning to retail world
Former shop now a vintage store
November 18, 2014
Sandy and Ray Bichelmeyer have lofty hopes for downtown Tonganoxie.
Legends’ annual tree-lighting set
November 12, 2014
Legends Outlets Kansas City is kicking off the holiday season with its 10th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, including displays of animated lights synchronized to music, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 22.
Kansas has high rate of vacant foreclosed homes
November 6, 2014
A company says a report that Kansas has one of the highest rates of vacant foreclosures in the country reflects the small number of foreclosures in the state, not problems in the housing market.
Winter wheat planting nearly finished in Kansas
November 4, 2014
Winter wheat planting in Kansas is almost finished. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 93 percent of the wheat has been planted in the state. About 82 percent has now emerged.
Report: Midwest economic index drops again
November 3, 2014
A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains has dropped again. A survey report issued early Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell in October to 51.8 from 54.3 in September. The figure was from 57.2 in August.
Second developer interested in casino in SE Kansas
October 30, 2014
Odds are better for a casino in southeast Kansas after a second developer expressed interest in the project.
Meetings aimed at boosting exports start this week
October 29, 2014
A Wichita-based trade advisory firm is working with Kansas communities to identify companies that seem ready to export but haven’t yet.
Arkansas franchisee re-opens Tonganoxie Domino’s
July 29, 2014
Drivers along U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie might notice a guy dressed in Domino’s attire spinning a sign.
Body pulled from Hillsdale Lake identified
May 27, 2014
Friends of a man who apparently drowned at Hillsdale Lake while boating with his children say he was a devoted family man and respected kickboxer.
Casey’s in Tonganoxie to extend hours
May 9, 2014
Tonganoxie again will have an convenience store open 24 hours.
Marble Day events set to take over Downtown Bonner
April 30, 2014
With a few additional events and participating groups, all the 8th Annual Marble Day needed was a good weather forecast.
KCK mayor talks bright future at Tonganoxie Chamber awards banquet
April 28, 2014
A fourth-generation Wyandotte County resident, Mark Holland, mayor and CEO of the Kansas City, Kan./Wyandotte County unified government, noted that KCK has had a rise and fall.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.
Scholarship deadline, nominations for annual Chamber award is Monday
April 1, 2014
Nomination applications are due Monday for the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce’s scholarship and yearly awards.
McLouth family turns hobby into profession in Tonganoxie
April 1, 2014
For Shawn and Amie Bristol, it’s all in the name.

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