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

Brian Archer, as a freshman in college, began working for Burgess Manufacturing in 1969 and after graduating college went into teaching for four years.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Save the Date - Annual Rummage Sale at Church of the Resurrection

United Methodist Women at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood will host their annual Rummage Sale July 19-20.

Kansas building permits: November 2018

Kansas issued 499 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: University of Kansas ranks 67th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 67th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Sheridan County residents is highest in Kansas

Sheridan County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Kansas, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Wink Hartman Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Kansas federal Senate candidate Willis “Wink” Hartman for signing the pledge to term limit Congress.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sunflower Bank Gives $83,046 Through ABC Program for Education

This year Sunflower Bank and First National 1870 are giving a total of $83,046 in donations from the ABC Program to schools and students in their local communities.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leawood Rotarians Plant Trees in Ironwoods Park

Leawood Chamber President, Kevin Jeffries, joined Mayor Dunn and members of the Leawood Rotary Club for a tree planting ceremony on Saturday, May 4, at Ironwoods Park.

Analysis: University of Kansas medical school ranks 41st best for primary care in the nation

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 41st in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Canada is the top destination for Kansas City, MO-KS metro area exports in 2017

Kansas City, MO-KS exported $2.36 billion to Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 7.4 percent from $2.2 billion in 2016.

Wyandotte County exports down 2.5% since 2013

Wyandotte County exports decreased 2.5 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Analysis: Kansas posts 9th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,794 properties in Kansas started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 42nd highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Singapore in 2017?

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA metro ranks first in trade with Singapore with exports of $1.23 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Johnson County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Johnson County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Leavenworth County exports up 79.3% since 2013

Leavenworth County exports increased 79.3 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Wyandotte County exported $0.57 billion worth of goods in 2017

Wyandotte County exported $0.57 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 1.8 percent from $0.56 billion in 2016.

Leavenworth County exported $29.94 million worth of goods in 2017

Leavenworth County exported $29.94 million worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 13.2 percent from $26.46 million in 2016.

LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AdventHealth Grows Partnership with Ganassi Racing

AdventHealth, one of the nation’s largest faith-based health systems, will expand its relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and team up with Kyle Larson on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2019 Monster Energy Open, as the team looks to earn a spot in the Monster Energy All-Star Race.

Johnson County ranks 89th among counties in highest exporting metros

Johnson County ranks 89th in trade with $2.38 billion in exports in 2017.

Office Depot store to close in Kansas

Thirty-six stores owned by Office Depot Inc., including a store in Kansas, are holding liquidation sales as they prepare to close their doors, according to a report in Business Insider.

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