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Kansas finishes 22nd on best state ranking

Kansas was ranked the 22nd best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Kansas ranks 35th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Kansas finished 35th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Western Supply Receives Small Business Award

Western Supply was established in 1949 by Jack Martin’s dad, Willis Martin, and two other parties.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber President Jeffries Honored

Leawood Chamber President Kevin Jeffries was honored by the Leawood City Council on June 3 for his 20 years of service to the community.

Emporia State University ranks in the bottom tier for library studies, study finds

Emporia State University finished in the bottom six in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Kansas, study finds

Walmart employs 20,330 workers in Kansas, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Kansas ranks 67th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 67th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: MHC Adds Ford Transits to Rental Lineup

The new Ford Transits offer light duty options that anyone can drive.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Tip: Share Your Expertise with Other Members!

Do you already publish a newsletter or external marketing piece for your clients?

Analysis: Johnson County has fastest growing local economy in Kansas

Johnson County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Kansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

OPINION: Government Shouldn’t Hinder Promising Cancer Treatment from Coming to Kansas

It’s estimated that over 15,000 Kansans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. For those people with this difficult diagnosis, hope often comes from the promise of innovative new treatments that are getting us closer to a cure.

Crawford County ranks the poorest of Kansas counties, study finds

Crawford County was ranked the poorest county in Kansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

University of Kansas ranks 18th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Kansas finished in the bottom 18th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AdventHealth Home Care Shawnee Mission Earns 2018 SHPBest™ “Superior Performer” Patient Satisfaction Award

AdventHealth Home Care Shawnee Mission has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20 percent of all eligible SHP clients for the 2018 calendar year.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rita Jan Joins Douglas L. Freeman, CPA, LLC

Doug Freeman, CPA announced the hiring of their newest associate, Rita Jan, CPA.

HUTCHINGSON / RENO COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Archer & Co receives Small Business Award

Archer & Co. originated in 2004 as the home-based business Red Zebra, with Archer Jarrett as it sole employee, hiring an additional stylist the following year.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Active Development Projects in Leawood Receive Recommendation for Final Plan Approval

The Planning Commission has recommended approval of the Final Plan for Three Hallbrook Place, a four-story 120,000+ square foot office building to be constructed on an 8.46 acre tract located at the south-east corner of College Boulevard and State Line Road.

Kansas ranks 27th in hospital safety analysis

Kansas finished 27th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

By the Numbers: University of Kansas ranks 14th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 14th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

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