YRC Freight expands in Memphis, takes out $58.5M in loans
Darren Hawkins, president of YRC, said in a prepared statement that upgrading its terminals to distribution centers shows a commitment to growing the company.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Five Wichita firms make Inc. 5000 fastest-growing list
No. 1232 - All Things BBQ Description: A retailer of grills, smokers, sauces, accessories, and everything needed for outdoor cooking.
Hindus laud Overland Park Council for permitting elephant for wedding festivities
Hindus have thanked Kansas's Overland Park City Council for unanimously approving the permit in its August 18 meeting to allow an elephant for wedding festivities on September six.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Security Sales & Integration
Cybersecurity Is a Top Concern for Energy Companies
Cybersecurity ranked sixth a year ago and now is the fourth-highest concern for electric utilities, behind reliability, environmental regulation and economic regulation, according to a new survey.
Prairie Village Post
Small neighborhood park turned into area's newest raceway with bit of childhood imagination
One family has turned a small neighborhood park with a limited offerings into a new attraction for children with a bit of imagination and love of racing.
YRC Freight Upgrades Three Terminals to Full Distribution Center Status
YRC Freight announced today that it has upgraded three terminals to full Distribution Center status in order to increase network capacity for customers.
Tony's Kansas City
Kansas City Blogger Considers Local Race And Politics Amid Ferguson, Missouri Unrest
The South Kansas City Observer offers some really important insights: "The profile of Ferguson is not far off from suburban cities in Kansas City and even south KC itself.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Montgomery waives bidding, buys road salt
The Montgomery Village Board reluctantly agreed to waive competitive bidding Monday evening and approve the purchase of road salt for the village's public works department for the coming winter at a cost not to exceed $309,600.
Rising retail star will help Lane4 with Metcalf redevelopment
Lane4 Property Group Inc. has hired a new retail broker who will help it seek clients for the redevelopment of the Metcalf South and 95 West shopping center properties in Overland Park.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Actor Antwayn Hopper proud his roots are in Topeka
Antwayn Hopper, a 2003 Topeka West High School graduate who is completing a summer-long run in the cast of "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park and will debut Friday night in a recurring role on the Steven Soderbergh-directed "The Knick" on Cinemax, speaks to actors at the Culture House in Olathe.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
CityScape adds two luxury apartment projects in hot JoCo market
CityScape Residential is preparing to start construction on two luxury apartment projects in Johnson County and soon will have more than $200 million in Kansas City-area development underway.
Great Bend Tribune
Leavenworth business owner indicted for bank fraud
KANSAS CITY, Kan. Through an elaborate scheme of check kiting and deceit, a Leavenworth business woman allegedly defrauded Great Bend-based Farmers Bank and Trust's Overland Park branch and other individuals, according to a federal indictment filed Aug. 6 in Kansas City.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Negative campaign ads rewarded with awards
If the 2012 Kansas elections are any indication, voters should expect to be inundated by negative ads on their televisions and radios and in their mailboxes between now and November's general election.
Prairie Village Post
Many Shawnee Mission schools open the year with tighter security in place
Belinder Principal Steve Yeoman, new to the school this year, at the upgraded entrance where visitors are monitored and must be buzzed in.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
DNA leads to charges in 1991 Kansas City rape
A Kansas man is charged in Missouri with sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a Kansas City park 23 years ago.
Prairie Village Post
Jose Leon takes over at Roeland Park Public Works Department
Jose Leon is the new Roeland Park Director of Public Works. Leon started in Roeland Park last week, coming from the Overland Park Public Works Department.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
U.S. Attorney General says shooting in Missouri deserves review
This April 17, 2014 file photo shows Attorney General Eric Holder speaking in Overland Park, Kansas.
Major League Baseball
KC adds pop, acquires Willingham from Twins
Willingham, 35, was hitting .210/.345/.402 in 53 games at left field and 13 at designated hitter this season.
Beckers ASC Review
ASC sterilization techniques & compliance: Q&A with Lakes Surgery Center's Jennifer Butterfield
Equipment sterilization is a key aspect of lowering the infection rate and improving outcomes at an ambulatory surgery center.