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What fall activities are essential to you?

Response Percent
Raking leaves and photographing fall foliage
Visiting a pumpkin patch
Ingesting as much pumpkin as possible, particularly drinking pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin beer
Going to haunted houses, like Bonner’s 3rd Street Asylum
Total 7
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Alarm clocks ‘hated’ but necessary since ancient Greece
October 5, 2015
In my opinion the most hated appliance in most homes is the alarm clock. It starts screaming at an early hour, drives you from a pleasant night’s rest and forces you into the real world of morning.
Remember When for Oct. 8, 2015
October 5, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Legal fight focuses on western Kansas millionaire’s estate
October 5, 2015
A legal fight is brewing over the $20.6 million estate of a western Kansas man whose will was changed shortly before his January 2013 death.
Kansas to receive $5.6 million federal workforce grant
October 5, 2015
Kansas is getting nearly $5.6 million from the federal government to help people who are having trouble finding jobs get into work or training.
Tough voter citizenship rules pull Kansas into multiple lawsuits
October 4, 2015
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s successful push to require new Kansas voters to document their U.S. citizenship has spawned three lawsuits, including one he pursued against a federal agency in trying to enforce the policy.
Wichita attorney elected Kansas Democratic Party chairman
October 4, 2015
A Wichita attorney is the new Kansas Democratic Party chairman after delegates from across the state elected him on a unanimous vote.
Kansas City Connection: Getting pumped for postseason baseball
October 4, 2015
Happy October, dear readers. I hope everyone is maintaining a nice pumpkin spice latte buzz and getting ready for another exciting season of playoff baseball. I know I am.
Basehor-Linwood falls to Eudora at home
October 3, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood High School football team lost to Eudora 48-21 at home on Friday evening, dropping to 2-3 this season in the process.
Bonner haunted house opens this weekend
October 1, 2015
The 3rd Street Asylum haunted house is set to open this weekend for the 2015 season, increasing evening traffic in the downtown area this month.
Basehor library offers book sale, flu shots
October 1, 2015
The Basehor Community Library’s Friends of the Library will have the Fall Book Sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at the library, 1400 158th St.
Basehor students take stage in USM production
October 1, 2015
Two Basehor students are part of the University of Saint Mary theater program’s production of “The Fantasticks,” which will run at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-10.
Basehor council to review proposed development
October 1, 2015
A large development proposed in Basehor is closer to becoming a reality.
Appeals court refuses to rehear Kansas abortion threat case
September 30, 2015
A federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider its earlier ruling that a Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita physician saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor’s car.
Kansas officer’s gesture brings homeless man to tears
September 30, 2015
Touched by the plight of a homeless man forced to walk several hours a day to his job, a Kansas police officer stepped up with a gesture that brought the man to tears.
Kansas governor uses zombie event to promote preparedness
September 30, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback says if Kansas ever faces a zombie apocalypse, he might use a farm combine to mow them down.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Susan Berry
September 30, 2015
Susan Berry, former teacher and current Friends of the Library president, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face.
Mill Valley earns victory over Basehor-Linwood
September 30, 2015
The Mill Valley volleyball team captured a four-set victory over Basehor-Linwood on Tuesday evening.
Kansas to designate October as ‘Zombie Preparedness Month’
September 29, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign a proclamation designating October as “Zombie Preparedness Month” in Kansas.
Kansas lawmakers seek data on school board members
September 29, 2015
A Legislative committee is seeking information about what would happen if spouses or relatives of school employees aren’t allowed to serve on school boards.
Remember When for Oct. 1, 2015
September 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.