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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.
Marble Crazy brings marble madness to Bonner Springs
March 8, 2014
Marble Crazy 2014 was marble madness Saturday at the Moon Marble Co. in downtown Bonner Springs.
Absolutely ‘marbleous’: Glass art enthusiasts get Marble Crazy sneak peek
March 6, 2014
A handful of glass artists and glass art enthusiasts crowded around the workbench at Moon Marble Co. Thursday, watching Cathy Richardson and her son, Colin Richardson, create their unique glass pieces.
Featured artist brings nautical theme to Marble Crazy
March 3, 2014
Two purple jellyfish swim over a field of pink jewel anemone, blue tube sponges, a cluster of East Pacific pink coral and a stand of purple-tipped anemone.
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.
Food: One of region’s last family dairies hopes retail will help bottom line
July 18, 2012
When his father and uncles ceased their milking operation on the family dairy farm in 1972, Tim Iwig embarked on his own one-boy fresh-milk enterprise. Then only 12 or 13, he kept several heifers, milked them daily and recruited customers. Even if no one was home, they could pull into the driveway, walk into the barn, leave their money in a pan and take their milk.
Food: Keep an open mind to Kansas wines
Festival to feature samplings from 14 of the state’s 23 vineyards
June 13, 2012
If you’re heading to the new wine-tasting event Saturday in De Soto, you won’t find wines that taste exactly like your favorite Napa Valley cabernet or Argentinian malbec. However, organizers say, that isn’t a bad thing.
No Easter egg drop this year as church’s focus is closer to ground
03:24 p.m., March 30, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
At this time last year, Shawnee’s Gracepoint Church — along with about 6,000 children and parents — had its eye on the sky. However, with other efforts drawing its attention closer to the ground, the church is taking a hiatus from the helicopter Easter Egg Drop it offered the public for the past two years.
Jobs fair planned April 10 at Great Mall
First hour is veterans-only
12:00 p.m., March 26, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Kansas third-district Congressman Kevin Yoder is partnering with Workforce Partnership to hold a Jobs Fair and Resource Expo on April 10 at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st St., Olathe.
Revved up crowd helps open Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
February 3, 2012
With the call of “Gentlemen, start your engines,” the ceremonial first craps shoot was thrown Friday, and the doors of the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway opened to the public.
Sand in the City to return to Wonderscope this year
January 19, 2012
Wonderscope Children’s Museum will once again play host to Sand in the City KC, the museum announced Thursday.
10 jobs eliminated at Journal-World, weekly newspapers
05:00 p.m., January 12, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Ten jobs in the news and advertising departments are being eliminated at the Lawrence Journal-World and its sister news operations, managers told employees Thursday.
Upcoming library programs aim to help job-seekers
06:59 p.m., December 29, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
A trio of upcoming Johnson County Library programs are geared to help job seekers.
OB/GYN joins Bonner clinic
December 14, 2011
Providence Care Bonner Springs, 913 Sheidley, has added a obstetrician and gynecologist to its staff.
Shawnee laying groundwork for riverfront ‘Eco-Commerce Center’
01:00 p.m., December 14, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
At a tract of empty land flanked by the Kansas River and Kansas Highway 7, there’s more going on than meets the eye.

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