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Tonganoxie council grants initial approval for $250M Hill’s pet food facility

TONGANOXIE — A $250 million pet food facility billed as Leavenworth County’s largest capital manufacturing investment gained initial approval Monday in Tonganoxie. The Hill’s Pet Nutrition plant is a proposed site of at least 300,000 square feet for manufacturing of wet pet food ...

Plan would restore rail service to big swath of the Midwest

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Proponents of expanding passenger rail service through Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas hope an anticipated influx of federal infrastructure funding will get the the long-discussed route off the ground. The project, which is among 39 new routes that Amtrak has proposed, calls ...