Leavenworth County commissioners plan to pursue a development that could relocate the American Royal rodeo and livestock show.
Commissioners discussed moving forward with an effort to attract the development to Leavenworth County when they met Monday. …
County Commissioner Clyde Graeber first raised the issue last week following media reports of a plan to move the American Royal from Kansas City, Missouri, to Wyandotte County. The development would include other projects such as a hotel, a 5,000-seat hockey arena and retail stores.
Graeber said it appeared the deal to locate the development in Wyandotte County has not been finalized, and he argued for trying to bring the development to Leavenworth County.
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