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Do you know which candidates you'll vote for Nov. 4?

Response Percent
Yes — I’ve done all my research and am ready to vote
 
82%
Somewhat — I know who I will vote for in some races but still have to learn about other candidates
 
5%
No — I still have to see who is on the ballot
 
5%
I do not plan to vote
 
5%
Total 34
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Riley County police to test body cameras
October 22, 2014
Riley County police are moving forward with a pilot program to place body cameras on some officers.
Pair turn themselves in after fatal crash
October 22, 2014
Topeka police say two people suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run have turned themselves in for questioning.
Bobcats, Braves run at KVL cross country meet
BLHS girls finish third
October 22, 2014
In a sport where timing is everything, the Basehor-Linwood High girls cross country team appears to be peaking at just the right moment.
Basehor mahjongg league donates funds
October 22, 2014
On Monday, the Four Winds Mahjongg League presented a check to Paws for Freedom, a Tonganoxie not-for-profit.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts
October 22, 2014
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Wheat seeding in Kansas running behind normal
October 21, 2014
Kansas farmers are running a bit behind normal in planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
Salina man gets 60 days in cyclist’s death
October 21, 2014
A 64-year-old Salina man has been sentenced to 60 days in prison in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.
Basehor schools to help historical society collect shoes
October 21, 2014
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 plans to help the Basehor Historical Society and Museum get donations of gently-used shoes to help them save the 1905 Reuben Basehor Library.
Basehor students to take part in KU science competition
October 21, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School will be one of three schools in northeast Kansas to participate in a state health science education competition next week.
BLHS basketball alumni weekend returning for 2nd year
October 21, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team will host its second annual alumni weekend Nov. 28-29 in the BLHS gymnasium.
Sweat Equity’ housing starts in Reno County
October 21, 2014
A new program in South Hutchinson will build homes for low-income families who help with the construction and Reno County officials are planning to expand the program to families with moderate incomes.
Face to Face: Basehor club leader Suzie Feheske
October 21, 2014
Basehor’s Suzie Feheske, who introduced the community to the joys of the game mahjongg, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.
Political ads seem to reach a new low
October 20, 2014
Political television advertising has turned the voting process into a cesspool of quarter truths, half truths and just plain fabrications.
Remember When for Oct. 23, 2014
October 20, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.
Basehor business owners noted among franchisees
October 20, 2014
At the 5th Annual Snap Fitness International Convention, Matt and Jen Rhodes, owners Snap Fitness in Shawnee and Basehor, were named the 2014 U.S. Franchisees of the Year.
Candidate questionnaire: Willie Dove, House Dist. 38
October 20, 2014
Willie Dove is the incumbent Republican from rural Bonner Springs running against Democrat Jan Pringle for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
New attempt to reduce Wichita marijuana penalties
October 20, 2014
A second attempt to reduce marijuana penalties in Wichita has begun.
Drivers cautioned during deer mating season
October 20, 2014
Drivers, look out: Kansas deer are on the move and looking for mates. Mid-October through Thanksgiving is prime mating season for deer.

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