Great Plains Energy Inc. said the merged companies would have 1.5 million customers across Kansas and Missouri. Directors of each company have approved the deal after a history of the utilities cooperating through co-ownership of the Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station.
The fast-casual restaurant brand plans a July opening in the Olathe Pointe Shopping Center, 14967 W. 119th St., Olathe. It will offer “healthier versions of mainstream-favorite dishes,” including chicken, seafood, pasta, burgers, wraps, entree salads, and smoothies. The franchisees plan a total of 15 locations in the metro.
The owner of Bravadas Wig & Extensions, a retail store that opened earlier this year in Overland Park, wants to help women build confidence. Whether to cover up hair loss due to cancer or aging or some other reason, the shop Bravadas carries more than 100 different wig styles in a variety of colors representing more than 10 manufacturers.
Credit managers are surveyed on factors favorable to growth, such as credit applications and amount of credit extended, as well as unfavorable factors, such as bankruptcies and credit accounts placed for collection, to gauge the economic outlook.
The data stolen include e-mail addresses, usernames and passwords for accounts created before June 11, 2013, on the old Myspace platform. The breach doesn’t affect any Time Inc. information or financial data, the publisher said.
The world’s biggest tequila producer is planning the initial public offering for the third quarter of this year. The company reportedly is working with Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Banco Santander and Corporativo GBM.
Residents of Parade Park Homes, a historic African-American cooperative, are divided over plans for a $76 million redevelopment. Supporters say it could ensure the complex’s long-term survival, but others fear it will make it unaffordable.
Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and unions said Monday.
All over Johnson County students from elementary to high school ages have noticed a problem someone with special needs is having and stepped up to fill the gap. The projects here range from a specially designed spoon to some wheels for kids with limited mobility to a very special left arm for a 4-year-old boy.
If you’re sending a teenager off to college for the first time, it only takes a few minutes on Pinterest to realize how difficult it is to resist going overboard. You want your child to feel at home in their new space, but you also want to determine which items are really necessary.
Great Plains Energy Inc. agreed to buy Westar Energy Inc., the biggest utility in Kansas, for $8.6 billion as power companies across the U.S., facing weak demand and rising operational costs, look to consolidate.
Archie Williams a resident of Parade Park Homes Inc., is concerned about the future of their co-op housing because they might be forced from their homes by new development near 18th and Vine district in Kansas City.
Archie Williams discusses the future of Parade Park Homes Inc.
John Jackson speaks out about the Future Of Parade Park Homes Inc.
Donna Jackson talks about the future of Parade Park Homes Inc.
New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store