Innovation and expansion at University of Kansas Health System helps Wyandotte County thrive

The University of Kansas Health System—home to the region’s only National Cancer Institute designated cancer center—recently received news that demonstrates why that designation is a boon to Wyandotte County: In November it became one of only 16 cancer centers to offer the newly FDA-approved CAR T cell therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients.

Healthy Campus project for downtown moves ahead

Wyandotte County’s Unified Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution that brings the proposed downtown “Healthy Campus” closer to reality.
The measure, approved with a 9-1 vote during the Commission’s November 30 meeting, allows the Unified Government to use up to $2 million to buy land at 10th Street and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

First school bond projects completed during the summer

In November, 2016, KCKPS passed a $235 million no tax increase bond referendum, and the first projects being paid out of the bond were completed this spring and summer. Additional construction projects are underway while other projects are scheduled for coming years. In total, there will be more than 80 projects during the next fi…

Rosedale business owner gives back to Rosedale Park

You may know Pete Cashen as the owner of TMS, Inc., a mechanical contracting company at 701 Southwest Blvd., or as the co-owner of Dynamic Discs, a disc golf equipment company in both Emporia, KS and Rosedale. The staff at RDA know him as one of our dedicated board members, but Pete is a community leader in…