Jeff Baker, a franchise owner for landscaping company The Grounds Guys, took advantage of the VetFran program, a wing of the nonprofit International Franchise Association, to help get his business off the ground. Baker said other veterans should look into the program,, if they are thinking about going into business for themselves. (Bryan Horwath/The Wichita Eagle)


County chipping away at WIC

After leading the charge this year to weaken the county’s crucial role in public health, Sedgwick County Commission Chairman Richard Ranzau last week launched a related offensive against illegal immigration and, unbelievably, took a new shot at breast-feeding.


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