2017 Q1 - ON THE COVER
IN THIS ISSUE
PROFESSIONAL SPOTLIGHT
First Quarter 2017

NOTE FROM PUBLISHERS

Ann Frame Hertzog
and Steven Hertzog

Whenever we do an issue, we try to look at our topic from various angles and unique perspectives. Unfortunately we can’t get every business that fits our topic into an issue.

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First Quarter 2017

FOUNDATION AWARDS 2017

photos by PATRICK CONNOR

On March 1, the Lawrence Business Magazine and Cadre Lawrence Foundation Awards with presenting sponsor INTRUST Bank were celebrated at the Six Mile Chop House in Lawrence. This year marks the fourth year Lawrence Business Magazine and […]

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First Quarter 2017

SMALL TOWN GEMS

story by Tara Trenary
photos by Steven Hertzog

In this vibrant college town, small businesses are welcomed with open arms and nurtured. Although less common, […]

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First Quarter 2017

FAMILY POWER

story by REBEKA LUTTINGER

Typically, hand-me-downs are not that exciting to receive. Granted, there are some things such as a passed-down car that would be hard to say no to, but after all, why would someone want something that already saw its glory days? […]

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First Quarter 2017

CHANGING TRENDS

story by EMILY MULLIGAN

Scott Temperature and Kring’s Interiors both bear the family names of their founders. And it is only fitting for these home-service businesses, because nothing goes together quite like families and homes.

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First Quarter 2017

KLWN EXPANDING to FM

by TIM ROBISCH
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

Great Plains Media operates four radio properties in Northeast Kansas. 1320 KLWN AM and its new sister station, 101.7 FM (simulcast), 105.9 […]

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First Quarter 2017

PRINTING & PAPER

story by EMILY MULLIGAN
new photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

Lawrence Paper Company and Allen Press are two longstanding multigenerational companies that rarely get their due locally. As industrial companies, they are not as visible as businesses in Downtown Lawrence, yet they […]

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First Quarter 2017

ALL IN THE RETAIL FAMILY

story by JULIE DUNLAP
new photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

Familiar faces have lined the streets of downtown Lawrence for generations, though few—if any—with quite the lineage of longtime downtown flagship Weaver’s Department Store. The story of Weaver’s begins […]

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First Quarter 2017

WELCOME HOME

by BOB LUDER
new photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

It could be argued that real estate is among the most personal of businesses. It’s helping people find and secure the places where they’ll live, maybe for just a year […]

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First Quarter 2017

FARM IN FAMILY

story by ANNE BROCKHOFF
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

The story of Nunemaker-Ross Inc., like that of many area farms, hews closely to Douglas County’s history. Telling it, […]

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Lawrence In Perspective
First Quarter 2017

GENEALOGY OF BUILDINGS

by PAT MICHAELIS, Ph.D.
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG and historical photos from the Kansas State Historical Society, kansasmemory.org

Just as individuals can trace their families back multiple generations, so can a historic building’s owners and uses be discovered. Sometimes, specific […]

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LMH
First Quarter 2017

DESTINATION HEALTH

story by Janice Early, Lawrence Memorial Hospital

During the last several months, a Strategic Planning Task Force made up of representatives from the Lawrence Memorial Hospital (LMH) […]

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First Quarter 2017

JASON EDMONDS

Edmonds Duncan Registered Investment Advisors

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NON-PROFIT
First Quarter 2017

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

story by COLBY WILSON, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

The Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence has been serving youth in Lawrence, Kansas, since the first Boys Club opened in 1974. The need for the […]

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BUSINESS ON THE HILL
First Quarter 2017

PRESERVING RURAL BUSINESS

story by LAUREN CUNNINGHAM

For the last five years, a University of Kansas School of Business program has been keeping open the doors of rural businesses across Kansas. The RedTire program, ...

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CITY OF LAWRENCE
First Quarter 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE - A FAMILY TRADITION

story by Hank Booth

Family businesses are passed down from generation to generation, and while this can be challenging, Lawrence has a number of locally owned businesses that have stayed under one family roof. Changes occur in technology and delivery […]

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NEWSMAKERS
First Quarter 2017

Good Energy Solutions Gives Away a Solar Energy System to Van Go, Inc.

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First Quarter 2017

Sean Dawson, CPA and Abram Chrislip, CPA Named Shareholders at Mize Houser & Co., PA

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First Quarter 2017

TreanorHL Dedicates Valentine’s Day to Community Service

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