Economic Development Corporation Members


Crossland Construction Company, Inc. - One of the Top 100 General Contractors in the Nation.  Website
Shape Technologies Group - Manufacturer of waterjet cutting machines and water cutting systems. Website
Williams Diversified Materials - 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 Columbus - Second largest city and county seat of Cherokee County  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
D1 Resources, Inc. - Provide engineering, project management & industrial services for pet food production facilities around the United States. Also, offer millwright services and custom equipment & metal fabrication. 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 Baxter Springs - The most populous city in 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.
Evan's Drug, Inc. - Pharmacy & Gifts
Kingrey-Kellum Agency, Inc. - Independent Insurance Agency & Real Estate Agency
The Baxter State Bank - Serving the local community since 1905
CBW Bank - A century-old bank continually evolving to best serve the demands of its customers

Derfelt Funeral Homes, Inc. - Provides funeral, memorial, aftercare, pre-planning, and cremation services in Baxter Springs, Columbus, Galena, & Oswego
Farmers Cooperative Association  - Ag Supply & Service
Hammer High, LLC  - Online Heavy Equipment Auctions
Heartland Rural Electric Cooperative  - Electric utility serving rural areas throughout eastern Kansas
Kansas Crossing Casino - Casino featuring the newest and hottest slot machines and 16 table games ranging from live-action Craps & Roulette to Blackjack and more
Liberty Utilities - A regulated utility providing electric, natural gas and water service to customers in MO, KS, OK, and AR.
Spring River PWWSD #19 - A public wholesale water supply district serving Cherokee County.
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.
Wolkar Drug & Four States Pharmacy - Pharmacies offering prescription dispensing & delivery with a broad over-the-counter selection and specialized clinical services.
B.E.S.T. Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
City of Weir
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Columbus News-Report
DeAnn Auman Hill, CPA
Galena Sentinel-Times
Herron Regional Dental Center
Janet A. Graham, Public Accountant, Inc.
Kansas Gas Service
Labette Bank
Mercy Hospital Columbus
Spring River Mental Health & Wellness, Inc.
4-State Printing
Baxter Springs Chamber of Commerce
Columbus Bait & Tackle
Community National Bank & Trust
Exchange State Bank
Faulkner Grain, Inc.
Galena DQ Grill & Chill
Good Pet Stuff Company
Hutchinson Salt Company
Josie's Ristorante
Kevin Cure Law Office, LLC
Manzer Family Medicine
Modern Jewelry, Inc.
Smittle House
Somewhere in Time Antiquities