Economic Development Corporation Members


Crossland Construction Company, Inc. - One of the Top 100 General Contractors in the Nation.  Website
BS&G/Four State Materials/Warner-Williams Investments - Involved in highway aggregates, warehousing, and other contract work in these related areas. Also, provide bulk or bagged salt for deicing highways, business properties, and personal use.  Website


City of Galena - The oldest mining town in Kansas. The City has a population of 3,000 and is located on Historic Route 66.  Website
Columbus Telephone Company/Optic Communications - Telephone Service, Cable Television, & Internet Service Provider with 100% underground fiber service and internet to 1 GB.  A Verizon Wireless Retailer.  Website


American Bank - A customer oriented and community involved bank.
ATEC Steel, LLC - Provider of field erected welded tanks along with shop built tanks & ASME pressure vessels.
City of Columbus - Second largest city and county seat of Cherokee County
Columbus Economic Development Corporation - Assisting entrepreneurial individuals & other corporate entities in defining their needs, structuring third party assistance, and packaging financial & technical assistance.
Commerce Bank - Operates as a super-community bank offering an array of sophisticated financial products delivered with high-quality, personal customer service.
Kingrey-Kellum Agency, Inc. - Independent Insurance Agency & Real Estate Agency
Owens Corning Thermafiber - Mineral Wool Fiberglass Manufacturer
CBW Bank - A century-old bank continually evolving to best serve the demands of its customers

Empire District - A Liberty Utilities Company - A regulated utility providing electric, natural gas and water service to customers in MO, KS, OK, and AR.
Evan's Drug, Inc. - Pharmacy & Gifts
Farmers Cooperative Association  - Ag Supply & Service
Hilderbrand Agency, LLC - Insurance Agency
Jay Hatfield Chevrolet-Buick - Automobile Dealer
Mercy Hospital Columbus - Critical Access Hospital
Midwest Color Graphics - Wholesale Printer
Spring River Mental Health & Wellness, Inc. - A not-for-profit community mental health center located in Cherokee County, Kansas.
USD 493 Columbus - A school district focused on providing a quality education in a safe environment for all students preparing them to pursue productive and fulfilling lives.
City of Weir
C.J. Foods, Inc.
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Columbus News-Report
Galena Sentinel-Times
Janet A. Graham, Public Accountant, Inc.
Kansas Gas Service
Penmac Staffing, Inc.
Baxter Springs Chamber of Commerce
Community National Bank & Trust
DeAnn Auman Hill, CPA
Exchange State Bank
Hutchinson Salt Company
Labette Bank
Manzer Family Medicine