Blanche Gangwere, 96, worked with the Red Cross as a member of the Clubmobile Girls. Today, she still plays the pipe organ in her home and she’s compiling about 10 of her compositions for a CD to give to family and friends.
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Lenexa’s new Bulk-It offers bulk health food items like granola and milk chocolate malt balls, as well as smoothies and juices, and locally made food products. National retailers opening shops in Kansas City, Kan., Leawood and Overland Park.
Furniture Mall of Kansas, which has stores in Topeka and Lawrence, has a contract to buy a 161,000-square-foot building that makes up part of the vacant Benchmark facility at 2125 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe.
Four state lawmakers and the chairman of the Kansas State Banking Board say the state’s phase-out of the mortgage registration fee should not be to blame for the proposed Johnson County property tax increase.
A redone Tomahawk plant in Leawood will take years to build and could cost $280 million. If the county goes ahead with it, ratepayers can expect to see their payments double by 2028. However wastewater officials have concluded that rates could double by 2024 if the county continues to send water to Kansas City for treatment.