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Kansas school boards cautioned about using new rules to hire, fire teachers
April 23, 2014
The Kansas Association of School Boards is urging local boards of education to use caution before taking advantage of new powers granted to them under a school finance bill that Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law Monday.
BLHS softball sweeps Atchison on senior night
April 23, 2014
Candice Jennings wasn’t interested in losing her final home game in a Basehor-Linwood uniform.
Kansas: Brownback signs Medicare, gun bills
April 23, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday signed into law a bill that could put Kansas officials in charge of Medicare and other federally funded health programs in the state.
Basehor-Linwood High School to host famous a cappella group
April 23, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School is hosting Re:Voiced, an a cappella group that has performed with bands like Maroon 5 and Rascal Flatts, at 7 p.m. on Apr. 28 to benefit the school’s choral department.
Basehor library hosting final science discussion of series on Apr. 29
April 23, 2014
The Basehor Community Library’s Pushing the Limits science discussion series concludes Apr. 29 with its fourth discussion about science and the various ways it affects everyone’s daily life.
Tranckino twins recover from reconstructive brain surgery
April 23, 2014
Blake and Lance Tranckino had successful reconstructive surgery on their skulls earlier this month and are well on their way to recovery.
Fascination with trains leads to volunteer role at Baldwin City’s Midland Railway
April 23, 2014
Mike Beem struck up a conversation with a stranger Saturday as they stood on the Santa Fe Depot’s north platform waiting for a Midland Railway train to pull into the station. Words came easy to the two men as they talked trains and railroad. The stranger told Beem, a volunteer with the Midland Railway, he was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad and used to make regular runs through Kansas City west to Marysville.
Missouri mayor resigns after anti-Semitic remarks
April 22, 2014
The mayor of the Missouri community of Marionville has resigned over anti-Semitic remarks he made in support of a white supremacist accused of killing three people at Jewish community sites in Kansas.
KU hopes new medical building will be done in 3 years
April 22, 2014
University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little hopes a new health education building at the University of Kansas Medical Center can be finished in three years.
Bonner native on 2nd place KU team in state math competition
April 22, 2014
University of Kansas undergraduate students took first and second place in the team competition as well as individual awards at the ninth Kansas Collegiate Math Competition, March 29 at Emporia State University, and a Bonner Springs native was a member of the second-place team.
Kansas: Over teachers’ objections, Brownback signs ‘good’ school finance bill
April 22, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday signed into law a school finance bill that will provide more funds to classrooms in an effort to comply with a court order, but also includes controversial policy changes, including the repeal of tenure for teachers.
The Chieftain’s Pet of the Week: Phoebe
April 22, 2014
Phoebie is a 9-month-old tortoiseshell calico kitten, who loves attention from people and loves to “torment” other kitties.
Basehor police return stolen property with help from citizens
April 22, 2014
A John Deere lawnmower and a trailer stolen from two Basehor households on April 11 and 12 were returned to them after alert citizens notified police of the location of the stolen property.
Kansas: Fort Riley overhauls sex assault program
April 21, 2014
Fort Riley has revamped its services for sexual assault victims in the military, streamlining the process in a bid to make it easier for victims to report assaults.
Kansas schools resume state testing after glitches
April 21, 2014
Schools in Wichita and surrounding districts are resuming state testing this week after many of the bugs in the new assessments appear to have been worked out.
Brownback to sign school finance bill Monday; supports tenure repeal
April 21, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday said he will sign into law the new school finance bill, which would increase funding to schools but also repeal tenure for teachers.
Kansas agency defends stance that preceded child’s death
April 21, 2014
A Kansas prosecutor says one of his assistants made the right call in 2011 to not to pursue custody of an 18-month-old girl who died five months later from injuries and malnourishment.
Service clubs still vital to communities
April 21, 2014
Recently I read an article that asked if service clubs were relevant in the 21st century. The story pointed out a variety of negatives including diminishing membership and lack of community interest.
Remember When for April 24, 2014
April 21, 2014
News reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor educators say due process rights are essential
April 21, 2014
Kyla Dominick and Kathy Baughman wore red shirts along with hundreds of other Kansas teachers as they watched the state legislature debate due process rights for teachers in Topeka.

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