The public has until next Tuesday at midnight to choose the winners of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce by voting for their favorites among 24 business finalists. The contest is sponsored by the Kansas Sampler Foundation.
The public can vote online at www.8wonders.org or call 620-585-2374 for a paper ballot or pick up a ballot at any finalist business location. The top eight will be announced before the end of March.
To date, more than 45 states and eight foreign countries are represented in the 6,500 votes.
The project is designed to help educate the public about Kansas.
The finalists, in alphabetical order, are:
Baxter's Bait & Tackle, Stockton
Big Brutus, West Mineral
Bowersock Mills & Power Co., Lawrence
Brant's Meat Market, Lucas
Brookover Feed Yards, Garden City
Cloud Ceramics, Concordia
Cobalt Boats, Neodesha
Dessin Fournir, Plainville
El Dorado Oil Field
Hemslojd, Inc., Lindsborg
Koerperich Bookbinders, Inc., Selden
MarCon Pies, Washington
Mill Creek Antiques, Paxico
Millers of Claflin, Claflin
Moon Marble Company, Bonner Springs
RANS, Inc., Hays
Ringneck Ranch, Tipton
Stafford County Flour Mills, Hudson
The Grasshopper Company, Moundridge
Vonada Stone Company, Sylvan Grove
Wichita Aviation Industry
Winter Livestock, Inc., Dodge City
Wolf Creek Generating Station, Burlington