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VET-PRENEURS: Governor’s Row House

By LISA LOEWEN Photos by RACHEL LOCK As entrepreneurship across the country continues to grow, so does the number of businesses owned by military veterans. Veterans are the perfect archetype…

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VET-PRENEURS: Lionheart Athletic Performance and Fitness

By LISA LOEWEN Photos by RACHEL LOCK MOST OF US have no idea how many of our local entrepreneurs are also military veterans. We are surrounded by hardworking business owners…

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VET-PRENEURS: The Wheel Barrel & Matryoshka Tattoo

By LISA LOEWEN Photos by RACHEL LOCK As entrepreneurship across the country continues to grow, so does the number of businesses owned by military veterans. Veterans are the perfect archetype…

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Heart of the Entrepreneur: Shana Cakes

By KAREN RIDDER Photos by RACHEL LOCK WHEN DEMPEWOLF’S DAUGHTER, SHANA, was 8 ½ years old she started having headaches and stomachaches so bad that she often missed school. She…

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Expert: Military Veterans In Business

Melissa Jarboe MILITARY VETERAN PROJECT [VET-preneur — a military veteran who owns and/or manages a business enterprise.] ONE OF TOPEKA’S best kept secrets might be the increasing veteran population who…

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From the Publisher: Squirrels

ONE OF MY FAVORITE movies of all time is the 2009 Pixar film, “Up.” Not because of its beautiful storyline but rather because I felt this inner connection with the…

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Old School Technology

By JAMIE SLACK Photos by BRADEN DIMICK Technology is always evolving—new ideas, increased efficiency—and undoubtedly it has changed exponentially in just the last several years. Phones, which double as computers…

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In Search of Event Venues

Local businesses looking for that perfect venue to hold their next company retreat or special event should take a closer look at some exceptional event spaces available right here in…

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Work Force Developement

By Kim Gronniger A well-trained workforce is essential to creating a vibrant community with payoffs that extend far beyond paychecks. Workforce development not only elevates business productivity and efficiency but…

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For Recruiting Firm, APT Blocker Is Best Candidate for the Job

Case Study With lots of threats around on the Internet and staff who are recruitment consultants first – and not IT security experts – we wanted to make sure that…