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The scent of freshly baked sugar cookies helped a Wichita, Kan., flooring retailer earn respect from its peers.
Star Flooring, an independently owned shop in Wichita, Kan., took home the Gold Standard Award from the World Floor Covering Association.
The award includes a $5,000 check.
Jim’s Builders Hardware in Wichita, Kan., is closing after more than three decades, according to an article in The Wichita Eagle.
“We’re just closing because of the economy,” owner Jeanne McKiernan told the paper. “It’s really a melancholy situation. We didn’t want to close.”
Tulsa, Okla.-based Mill Creek has plans to open a showroom, door shop and truss manufacturing plant in northern Wichita, Kan., according to an article in the Wichita Eagle.
Jeff Dunn, Mill Creek’s president, told the newspaper he’s “cautiously optimistic” about the city and wants to position the company for the inevitable upturn in new-home building.
Eco-stamp: A good idea
The following letter is a response to “iLevel promotes an easy eco-labeling option with SFI.”
The following letter is a response to "iLevel promotes an easy eco-labeling option with SFI."
The national chain of lumberyards will not pursue plans to build a store in Wichita,...
Incoming chairman Paul Hylbert serves as CEO of ProBuild, the nation’s largest pro dealer. The...