Business news

Volunteers flock to Holy-Field Winery in Basehor to help harvest
September 8, 2011
Early on a cool, sunny September morning, a crowd of about 150 people gathers on the edge of the 16-acre Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery grounds in Basehor. They’re here to provide free labor.
K-7 interchange on schedule
August 24, 2011
The Kansas Highway 7 and Johnson Drive interchange project is trudging toward completion on schedule, officials say.
Kaw Valley Farm Tour, coming in October, turns farms into museums
August 23, 2011
When Shannan Seely first heard about the concept of the Kaw Valley Farm Tour, she didn’t quite understand.
Storm shelters bring safety to Camp Naish
August 4, 2011
Boy Scouts at Theodore Naish Scout Reservation in Bonner Springs have had an extra measure of safety this summer not found at any other Scout camp in the country.
World Company hires V.P. of sales, marketing
August 3, 2011
The new vice president of sales and marketing for The World Company’s media division is ready to grow the marketability of the Lawrence company’s newspapers and websites.
After closing in Lawrence, Penny Annie’s to open in downtown Eudora
10:05 a.m., July 14, 2011 Updated 10:22 a.m.
Penny Annie’s, which closed its location at 845 Mass. in Lawrence, is heading to downtown Eudora.
Phony war hero indicted for fraud in Fort Leavenworth construction projects
June 16, 2011
When the economy slowed down and construction jobs started drying up, Warren K. Parker had an idea for getting more business.
Sandstone striving to overcome economy
June 16, 2011
Last year was a “bloodbath” for music venues across the country.
Eudora winery takes home gold at international competition
May 17, 2011
Eudora’s BlueJacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery won a gold medal for its 2009 vintage of Off-Dry Vignoles at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition on May 7.
Embattled Kansas Bioscience Authority leader resigns
11:11 a.m., April 15, 2011 Updated 11:55 a.m.
Tom Thornton, the leader of the Kansas Bioscience Authority, which is under investigation and been criticized by Gov. Sam Brownback, has resigned.
Ultra high-speed network coming to KCK
March 30, 2011
With the lightning speed of an ultra-high speed Internet connection, Gov. Sam Brownback welcomed Google Fiber to Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday.
Google Fiber coming to KCK
11:26 a.m., March 30, 2011 Updated 11:45 a.m.
Wyandotte County is the winner of a high-stakes, high-profile national competition to land Google’s ultra high-speed fiber network.
Company seeking school bus drivers
March 21, 2011
First Student Inc. is hosting several job fairs to fill more than 100 part-time school bus driver positions at its Kansas City regional locations.
Overheated equipment sparks blaze at Eudora Dairy Queen
March 3, 2011
Overheated equipment inside the Dairy Queen in Eudora caused a fire early Thursday morning, and the business sustained interior damage, Eudora Police Chief Grady Walker said.