Jim Karleskint

Dreamstime
February 02, 2018 - 2:52 pm
Two bills have been introduced in the Kansas Legislature to give the public more say about proposed large-scale poultry processing facilities in their communities. The legislation announced Thursday comes in the wake of outrage last year over a proposed Tyson Foods poultry plant near Tonganoxie...
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Dreamstime
September 16, 2017 - 7:03 pm
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) - A proposal to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie has spawned a groundswell of local opposition. The $320 million plant planned by Tyson Foods Inc. would bring 1,600 jobs to a town of about 5,000 in northeastern Kansas. Residents fear it could also...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Three state lawmakers who represent parts of Leavenworth County have scheduled a public forum to discuss a proposal from Tyson Foods Inc. to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie. The forum comes amid opposition to the plant from Tonganoxie residents...
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