Giggle Girls Cakery Rules!

There is a sweet new store now open at 710 Oregon Street in Hiawatha.  Andrea Winter and Ashley Tuttle, aka The Giggle Girls, have a passion for creating delicious and artful baked goods.  These cousins have found a way to take their passion and talent to the next level.  “We grew up together and have always been best … Read more

SBDB Mod Homes

Steve Boeding is an architect that has now began to manufacture “mod homes” that are modular and customized to enhance the natural landscape.  He is located in Seneca, KS. Learn more at

Backroad Atlas

Angela Spurlock has design flair! Her dream was to open a retail store featuring unique finds, vintage goodies, and items re-purposed with flair.  Backroad Atlas, a warehouse full of treasures, artwork, hand crafted items, and full of items that have history! Address: 832 Commercial St, Atchison, KS 66002 Phone:(913) 426-2470 Learn more about Backroad Atlas  here.

Iron Horse BBQ

Iron Horse BBQ, 306 Commercial, Atchison  opened its doors in mid-February. Owners Tony Kasl and Kathy Jensen offer customers a wide variety of smoked meats including beef and pork ribs, sausage, ham, and chicken. Meats may be accompanied by a variety of side dishes as well as two barbecue sauces unique to Iron Horse. The … Read more


Matt & Jill Bachtold opened GlobalTech, an electronics store located in Sabetha, in April. The business carries a full line of electronic devices and paraphernalia and offers computer repair services. GlobalTech is proud to be the only local source for many of the product lines they carry such as XM Radio, HDMI cables, surveillance systems, … Read more

Cornerstone Coffee Haus

Cornerstone Coffee Haus has proven a popular destination in downtown Seneca, KS. “We’ve been overwhelmed with the response and kept busy,” said owner Cathy Holthaus. The new business located at 431 Main offers a full espresso bar; hand squeezed limeades; sandwiches; and hand dipped ice cream and soda treats served from an old fashioned, horseshoe shaped … Read more

Muscotah Mercantile

Principles LeeAnn Piini, CJ Hanson and Selma Taker got the idea of the Muscotah Mercantile from their dreams of owning a shop and also fulfilling a gigantic need in our community. A year round Christmas store, seasonal Decor which changes with each season and has unusual gift items. (from new to gently used to handmade), and a … Read more