September 4, 2015

BNSF to abate unoccupied farm properties on intermodal site

From the Edgerton Insights blog:

Acting as good neighbors and partners, BNSF Railway Company will soon be removing unoccupied farm houses and outbuildings from properties that were purchased for the purpose of constructing the Intermodal Facility and the Allen Group’s …

Edgerton takes proactive stance on potential warehouse site

Danedri Thompson

Demdaco may be just window shopping in Edgerton, but Edgerton officials are moving forward as if the company will be making a purchase.
Demdaco, a Leawood-based importer of figurines and collectibles, is shopping for a location …

Editorial: Time to clean up Topeka big top

Members of the Kansas Legislature had a few late nights at the end of the 2010 legislative session. They finished up the year with three disastrous bills sometime in the early-morning hours following an all-night marathon.
Their actions in the …

Edgerton council annexes intermodal land

The Edgerton City Council annexed the 1,000 acres designated for the BNSF intermodal facility at Thursday night’s meeting.

According to Edgerton City Administrator, all three parties involved in the annexation agreement – the city, BNSF and the Allen Group – …

Intermodal debate moves from Gardner to Statehouse

Danedri Thompson

The debate over BNSF’s logistics hub moved to Topeka this week as supporters and opponents of Senate bill 693 testified before the Kansas Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday morning.

As written, the bill would make the state …