July 16, 2009
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation unveiled its new logo on July 15.
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The state’s long-term plan to turn Kansas Highway 7 into a freeway may face some opposition from farther south, but a development official said Thursday that it would mean only good things for Leavenworth County.
Steve Jack thought things had seemed busy around the Leavenworth County Development Corporation office. Then he sat down and looked at the numbers, and he had his answer.
Leavenworth County Development Corporation board members on Thursday approved a 2012 budget that executive director Steve Jack said was largely the same as this year’s, save for some funding for a study to examine the county’s labor pool.
If Tonganoxie forges ahead in developing a 40-acre corner of its city-owned industrial park, it can expect a helping hand from the Leavenworth County Port Authority.
About 200 jobs at the new Veterans Affairs account center in Leavenworth have gone to Leavenworth County residents so far, a development official said this week, though just a handful of those employees live in the southern part of the county.
Summer has shone with good economic news for each of Leavenworth County's four largest cities, development official Steve Jack said Thursday, with commercial development afoot in Leavenworth, Lansing, Basehor and Tonganoxie.
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation will have its annual golf tournament fundraiser next month in Basehor.
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation got a look last month at what it takes to land a major manufacturer, executive director Steve Jack said last week.
Before choosing Wyandotte County as the site of the new Victory Junction Midwest camp, NASCAR's Petty family also considered several sites in southeast Leavenworth County.
The Leavenworth County Trails Committee is looking for more members and volunteers to help push for more paths for walkers, runners and bikers in the county.
Hundreds of jobs are expected to come to Leavenworth County during the next few years with the opening of an account center at the Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leavenworth.
With money tight and legislators resistant to spending, the Leavenworth County Development Corporation will pass on making an annual visit to Washington, D.C., this year to meet with congressional leaders.
Leavenworth County Development Corporation executive director Steve Jack last week downplayed talk of a business “border war” in the Kansas City area between Kansas and Missouri.
Along with a new look, the Leavenworth County Development Corporation has a new focus in its mission to bring commercial development to the county.
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation wants everybody to know one thing...