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KC Pros Electric Finds Positive Charge in Martin City
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KC Pros Electric Finds Positive Charge in Martin City

Electrical contractor settles into the community with high standards. Regardless of the type of work you need, trust is everything when you hire a contractor. You can’t help but worry about the experience and the results when you take a chance on someone new. That’s why KC Pros Electric co-owners Stephon Blake and Steve Turner...

All 3 Phases of 135th Street Construction Are Complete!
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All 3 Phases of 135th Street Construction Are Complete!

After 10+ years of designing, seeking funding, and relentless tenacity, we are thrilled to announce the completion of all three phases of the 135th Street Public Improvement Project! Early planning for this huge undertaking began back in 2006 when CID businesses expressed serious concerns about people bypassing Martin City on Highway 150 ending up in...

Fishtech Cracks New Code For Success In Martin City
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Fishtech Cracks New Code For Success In Martin City

Tech company thrives on neighborly culture and hometown values. As you drive down Holmes Road north of 135th street, it’s hard to miss the Fishtech campus where some of the most advanced technologies and specialized expertise are quietly protecting companies and public institutions across the country. Modern architecture with a sleek, sculptural appeal introduces a...

Pina Wine & Spirits Uncorks Commitment to Customer Service
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Pina Wine & Spirits Uncorks Commitment to Customer Service

Liquor store settles into Martin City with an appreciation for community. If you believe in always putting family first, you have something in common with PragNesh Patel. “Nash” as he’s commonly known, gave up his own career plans to devote himself to helping his family’s business succeed. Now the success of Pina Wine & Spirits includes...

Hangers Cleaners Delivers 15 Years as Martin City Icon
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Hangers Cleaners Delivers 15 Years as Martin City Icon

Founder reflects on era marked by change, opportunity, and fun. There’s been no shortage of lessons about business and life over the 15 years Hangers Cleaners has been around. As founder Joe Runyan looks back on competing in this very difficult industry, he finds satisfaction in his ability to adapt to change and detect opportunities with...

KC Running Company Wins With Races and Retail
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KC Running Company Wins With Races and Retail

New Martin City location champions support for a growing community. As Brad Ziegler opens the doors of the new KC Running Company location in Martin City for the first time, he couldn’t be more excited. The building has fresh paint, fresh merchandise and even a drive-thru for quick, race day packet handoffs, compliments of the...

Rooms That Bloom Celebrates 30 Years in Business!
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Rooms That Bloom Celebrates 30 Years in Business!

In March of 1989, Rooms that Bloom, opened their doors in Martin City in a 100-year old cottage that was once occupied by a railroad foreman. Owner Krista Sloan’s vision was to turn it into a retail shopping experience where people could find one-of-a-kind European gifts in each room of the house. “I always wanted to...

The Sharper Edge Shapes Community’s Special Character
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The Sharper Edge Shapes Community’s Special Character

Long-time business owner believes in bringing out the best. Scott Rutledge is as much a part of Martin City as the sound of trains passing by next door to his business, The Sharper Edge. He’s also a shining example of the entrepreneurial spirit we have in Martin City with his relentless determination and commitment to doing...

2019 Utility Rebates For Martin City Businesses
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2019 Utility Rebates For Martin City Businesses

The money you save on energy is money you can reinvest in employees, customers, and our community. Spire (Missouri Gas Energy) and Kansas City Power & Light (KCPL) have rebates for commercial and industrial customers who purchase and install qualifying equipment and/or make facility upgrades.

Habitat For Humanity ReStore is OPEN in Martin City!
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Habitat For Humanity ReStore is OPEN in Martin City!

We are thrilled to welcome the LARGEST Habitat for Humanity ReStore in the Kansas City region to Martin City! The old Newco Manufacturing building has been transformed into a warehouse store where Habitat sells gently used appliances, furniture, home accessories, and building materials to the public for discounted prices. Sales profits go toward Habitat for Humanity’s mission...