LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. — Mid-States Distributing LLC has purchased the former Toys ‘R’ Us Kansas City distribution facility located in Lee’s Summit. Mid-States, which is a U.S. and Canadian farm and ranch retail store cooperative, plans to commence operations at the site by the end of the year. The company also plans to hire between 30 and 35 additional employees. Mid-States plans to invest more than $35 million for the 725,769-square-foot facility, which will serve as a centralized distribution point. Toys ‘R’ Us ceased operations earlier this year.