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Greater Topeka 20 Under 40: ALLISON NICHOLS

Volunteer Kansas Special Olympics Age: 21 Hometown: Topeka, KS Role Model: My mom is my role model because she believes in me. Best Advice Ever Received: “To have fun and…

West Ridge Mall Announces Holiday Hours

West Ridge Mall is announcing enhanced holiday season opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers. West Ridge Mall will be open from 6 PM on Thursday, November…

Topeka Business Woman Named ABWA National President

The American Business Women’s Association elected Nancy Griffin of Topeka, KS to the position of National President, during the association’s 65th National Women’s Leadership Conference in Overland Park, KS. Griffin,…

Firekeeper Golf Course Named One of Golfweek’s Best Resort Courses

Firekeeper Golf Course at Prairie Band Casino & Resort has been named one of Golfweek’s Best Resort Courses for 2015. Each year, Golfweek magazine publishes a list of the top 100…

The Best Olive Oils and Vinegars Now Available in Topeka

Topeka, KS, October 31, 2014– Moburts, Topeka’s local family owned company, is introducing premium olive oils and vinegars to their current product line of spices, herbs, sea salts, flavored sugars,…

Local Businesses at West Ridge Pink Suitcase

Local Business Open in West Ridge Mall

THE PINK SUITCASE By Wendy Long Photo Submitted When shoppers from Topeka drive all the way to Ottawa to shop, it must be true love. The Pink Suitcase used to…

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Entrepreneurship: The New Retirement

By Lisa Loewen Photos by Bethany Hughes Retirement—the holy grail of the workingman. We begin saving for it early in our careers; we start praying for it in our middle-age…

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Last Word: Sterbenz

Doug Sterbenz Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Westar Energy Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie What is your role at Westar?  As the chief operating officer, I am responsible…

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Business Insider: Larry Johnson

Owner of Bowser-Johnson Funeral Chapel By Karen Roth Ridder Larry Johnson chose his profession at a young age. He grew up living next door to Gains and Sons Funeral Home…

The Heart of the Entrepreneur

The Heart of an Entrepreneur – Melissa Patterson

The Heart of an Entrepreneur Melissa Patterson Patterson Family Childcare Center By Karen Roth Ridder Melissa Patterson’s start as an entrepreneur came as a toddler on Granny’s knee. She has…