April 19, 2014

AG equipment shop in Gardner approved

Danedri Thompson
Sprayer Specialties, an agricultural equipment retailer, plans to open a store in Gardner.
The company, which is headquartered in Iowa, currently leases space in Olathe, but is set to build in Gardner, officials told the Gardner Planning …

Southwest Zoning Board agenda for June 27, 2012

Southwest Zoning Board agenda for June 27, 2012

SW Jo Co Zoning board agenda 6-25-12

Edgerton votes for stringent container lot regulations

Mark Taylor
After viewing photographs of intermodal container storage lots in Argentine, the Edgerton City Council voted to have more stringent requirements for storage lots within city limits.
All container storage facilities must have a minimum of 20 acres …

Another warehouse on the way

warehouse rendering

Mark Taylor
An additional 820,000 square feet of warehouse space is on the way for the I-35 Logistics Park at 155th Street and U.S. 56 Highway.
Kessinger/Hunter, developer of the project, said the warehouse will be the largest speculative …

Olathe police seeking guitar thieves

Surveillance video shows two men suspected of stealing a guitar from and Olathe music store. One of the suspects allegedly distracted store employees while the other put a guitar down his pants. Photos courtesy of the Olathe Police Department

Mark Taylor
Olathe Police are seeking two suspects who stole a guitar from a music store on April 12.
A police spokesperson said two men entered Spencer’s Music Store at 1717 S. Mur-Len Road at about 2:29 p.m.
One …

Artist seeks help in replicating historic Edgerton stage backdrop

An artist in Edgerton is seeking help in recreating a 1930s backdrop. Staff photo by Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor
Jo Atkinson is on a mission.
The artist, who recently opened a studio in downtown Edgerton, plans to

recreate a 1930s backdrop that once adorned a stage on the second floor of Edgerton Community Hall.
But the …

Spring Hill Electronics

Submitted photo

The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce helped Spring Hill Electronics Celebrate its one-year anniversary on May 4. In addition to hosting First Friday Donuts, the Chamber hosted a long-awaited ribbon cutting for the business.…

Plannning commision approves expansion of medical offices

Danedri Thompson
Planning commissioners questioned whether a planned expansion to Gardner Family Care should include a sidewalk on frontage at Center Street and at Cherokee Street.
Commissioners were asked to approve the expansion, which will add 3,551 square feet …

Leaders for a day

Olathe East students will become business leaders for a day at the Orscheln Farm & Home store in Louisburg next week.
The students of the Entrepreneurship 2 class won the 2020:Entrepreneurial Odyssey Business Plan Contest to earn the honor.  As …

Homestead Interchange groundbreaking this Friday

Members of the general public are invited to a groundbreaking for the Interstate 35-Homestead Lane interchange on Friday.
Construction on the interchange near Edgerton began in March and officials anticipate its completion in fall 2013.
The Kansas Department of Transportation …