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Do you think Leavenworth County needs to do more for animal control?

Response Percent
Yes, there needs to be another animal shelter so that stray animals can be removed from rural areas.
 
50%
No, I think the problem is adequately handled by the Sheriff’s Office and local nonprofits.
 
27%
I think the issue is a concern, but there are bigger concerns that tax dollars should support.
 
22%
Total 22
Videos
Kansas City Connection: Upgrades coming to downtown
January 25, 2015
With a new streetcar line currently being installed and dozens of new development projects in the works, the downtown development boom is already well underway.
Bobcats beat Ottawa, advance to finals of Basehor-Linwood tournament
January 23, 2015
Basehor-Linwood survived a rough opening six minutes and thrived for the next 26, defeating Ottawa 73-56 in the Basehor-Linwood Invitational Tournament semifinals in a contest between two of the top teams in Class 4A.
Basehor-Linwood High releases fall honor rolls
January 22, 2015
The following are students named to the 2014-2015 Basehor Linwood High School Fall Honor Rolls: Bobcat, Gold and Green.
Basehor-Linwood releases 2nd quarter honor rolls for grades 3 through 8
January 22, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 second quarter honor rolls for grades three through eight.
Bobcats No. 3, Braves No. 8 in latest 4A wrestling poll
January 22, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team moved into a tie for No. 3 in this week’s Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association Class 4A rankings.
Holy-Field having Kansas Day celebration Sunday in Basehor
January 22, 2015
Holy-Field Winery in Basehor will get an early start on celebrating Kansas Day.
Basehor sidewalk project won’t begin until 2016
January 22, 2015
Construction on a sidewalk on Leavenworth Road from 155th Street to Basehor City Park is about a year away.
Lady Bobcats struggle to score in loss to Holton
January 22, 2015
In a game where points were at a premium all night, Holton kept the Basehor-Linwood Lady Bobcats at arm’s length in the second half and held on for a 41-35 victory Wednesday.
Bonner parks and rec seeks summer pool employees
January 21, 2015
The Bonner Springs Aquatic Park now is accepting applications for several seasonal positions.
BLHS boys’ fast start leads to opening victory in tournament
January 21, 2015
St. Joseph (Mo.) Benton needed three quarters to score 29 points. The Basehor-Linwood boys needed only the first quarter to match that.
Face to Face: Bonner aquatics supervisor Kayla Vice
January 21, 2015
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s (very) new aquatics supervisor, Kayla Vice, introduces herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
As deadline nears, only a few additional candidates file for local councils, school boards
January 21, 2015
There are only five days until the filing deadline, but there have been only two new candidates for Basehor-area city councils and school board in the last week, while two additional incumbents and one newcomer filed for Bonner Springs-area councils and school board.
Kiwanis among many worthy service organizations
January 21, 2015
Attending a weekly Kiwanis Club meeting is a “good habit” for thousands of men and women worldwide who are dedicated to helping their communities while combining service with fun.
Remember When for Jan. 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Booking a trip to the ER on your smartphone? It’s a breeze
January 21, 2015
Online services such as ZocDoc and InQuicker are enabling patients with non-life-threatening conditions to schedule everything from doctor’s office visits to emergency room trips on their laptops and smartphones — much like OpenTable users do with restaurant reservations.
Double Take: Getting organized can help teens avoid mayhem
January 21, 2015
Organization isn’t just for people with ADHD. The secret of happiness can be how you organize your life. We’d rather see happiness as something magnificent like meditating toward a higher state of consciousness or perhaps something trite yet unattainable, like, “look on the bright side,” “seek your true love.” But a catchy mantra, no matter how much you practice it, can’t create happiness unless your life is organized so you can gain its benefit.
Health Focus: GOP divided over using budget process on health care law
January 21, 2015
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law. But now some are questioning whether to use the congressional budget process to derail the 2010 law or save the special step for more traditional purposes like cutting spending or overhauling the tax code. A potentially divisive debate between tea party forces and GOP pragmatists looms.
Health Focus: One foot in front of the other
Lawrence artist’s epic hike inspires others to tackle new goals one step at a time
January 21, 2015
A Lawrence artist took an epic hike in the woods to meet her ultimate goal: walk the entire Appalachian Trail. But one expert says you don’t have to set giant goals to get big benefits.
Brownback wants to cut lower airfares program
January 20, 2015
A program that brings lower airfares to Wichita and Garden City might be grounded in the near future.
Registration approaches for spring/summer BSHS driver’s ed course
January 20, 2015
Bonner Springs High School will hold an informational meeting and registration for Driver’s Education during Parent-Teacher Conferences at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the BSHS Auditorium.

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