Business

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.
CVS stores dropping ID requirement for nail polish remover
August 16, 2013
CVS Pharmacy stores in most states, including Kansas, are dropping a rule that required customers to show ID when buying nail polish remover and some other products.
KU offering new science master’s program in Overland Park
July 23, 2013
Program is to prepare students for scientific jobs in the business world
Dozens speak against Westar Energy’s proposed rate increase and plan to ‘re-balance’ rates
July 12, 2013
Westar Energy customers on Thursday strongly criticized a proposal by the utility to increase residential rates while reducing electric rates paid by big businesses.
Agritourism provides sales boost for small farmers, fresh air for city slickers
July 8, 2013
Visits to wineries boost sales
Wyandotte County officials pin hopes on additional single-family homes
February 27, 2013
New apartment complexes may be popping up quickly in the next year, but the Unified Government is hoping housing across the county begins to grow at the same rate.
Area’s retail development spurs construction of apartment complexes
February 27, 2013
Guy Tiner, a Wyandotte County residential developer, is preparing to build a 248-unit, gated apartment complex sometime in the next year — one of several apartment developments in the works in western Wyandotte County.
Recreational opportunities abound in Wyandotte County
February 27, 2013
The water boils — and, in winter, little icebergs crash — at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers at Kaw Point Park.
Improvements planned for highways, bus routes throughout county
February 27, 2013
Improving transportation for drivers and transit riders has been a priority for Wyandotte County over the last year. With a new bus route and work about to begin at Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. Interstate 70, transportation officials are hoping residents find it easier to get where they’re going.
Shopping opportunities now include Sam’s Club
February 27, 2013
The fate of the Legend Outlets shopping area is still unknown in 2013, but 2012 was still a year of new stores and restaurants for the popular destination.
KCKCC, Providence among those offering healthcare opportunities
February 27, 2013
Training and job opportunities in the healthcare field abound in and around Wyandotte County.
Google Fiber attracting startups, creating nationwide buzz
February 27, 2013
If you want to know why Google Fiber is such a big deal, talk to Matthew Marcus.
Cerner’s move will impact all facets of business in Legends/West Village
February 27, 2013
Cerner Corporation has already changed the skyline of western Wyandotte County with the first of the twin nine-story towers rushing toward completion on its State Avenue campus. But area business leaders say the project has the potential to make greater changes to the county’s landscape and economy.
Casino revenues dip, but officials plan for growth
February 27, 2013
The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway may have gotten a slow start, but casino officials say they are right where they want to be.