Business news

State’s unemployment picture looking a bit better
March 26, 2010
The Kansas unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in February, down from 7.2 percent in January, officials reported today.
De Soto bar managers, customers give smoking ban a thumbs down
March 18, 2010
Trey Heffner doesn’t know how the JT’s Grill and Sports Bar he manages will respond to the new state smoking ban, but he knows he’s concerned.
De Soto-based Huhtamaki offers assortment of wellness initiatives for employees
March 12, 2010
Businesses are stepping up efforts to keep employees healthy and productive and help keep insurance costs down.
New metro-wide glass recycling venture finds success
March 10, 2010
The Ripple Glass recycling plant in Kansas City, Mo., is a minefield of dust.
City committee meets with potential store buyer
February 19, 2010
Party told to develop business plan
Buyer interested in Lexington Avenue grocery store
February 8, 2010
De Soto city officials to meet with possible buyer about incentives
De Soto Chamber annual dinner Saturday
January 14, 2010
Many local college football fans will have an opinion about the speaker at this year’s De Soto Chamber of Commerce annual dinner before they hear him talk Saturday.
De Soto restaurant changes hands
January 13, 2010
As you might expect, the Lucky Garden Chinese Restaurant serves Chinese food, but not the kind that would be popular in China.
De Soto Community Calendar Dec. 24
December 23, 2009
Events from Dec. 24 through Dec. 31
De Soto Council adopts alternative energy regulations
December 23, 2009
Anticipating growing interest in wind and solar energy systems, the De Soto City Council last Thursday approved zoning regulations to guide their installation.
Tickets for De Soto Chamber of Commerce available
December 23, 2009
Dinner Jan. 16
Olathe buys Burning Tree Golf Course
December 17, 2009
Course to stay open at least through 2010
Despite gains, Kansas job market still uncertain
December 2, 2009
The unemployment rate in Kansas continues to rise, reports the Kansas Department of Labor.
De Soto chamber raffle
November 19, 2009
Holiday jingle