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United to end Topeka-Chicago flights in September
July 24, 2014
A Topeka official says United Airlines will end flights between the Kansas capital and Chicago on Sept. 2.
Former Garmin employee sentenced for stealing
July 24, 2014
A former Garmin International employee has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing GPS devices from the Olathe-based company.
Denison mayor resigns before recall vote
July 24, 2014
The mayor of a small town north of Topeka has resigned rather than face a voter recall.
Leavenworth County Fair next week in Tonganoxie
July 24, 2014
The Leavenworth County Fairgrounds will be bustling next week. Opening ceremonies for this year’s Leavenworth County Fair will be Tuesday at the fairgrounds.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Dennis Smith
July 24, 2014
Bonner Springs business owner and Basehor resident Dennis Smith is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Fulkerson to run Saturday at Shrine Bowl
July 24, 2014
After helping the Basehor-Linwood cross country team reach unprecedented levels of success last fall, recent BLHS grad Johnny Fulkerson will get to represent the Bobcats on the course one more time.
Pittsburg commission approves funds for tech center
July 23, 2014
A proposal to build a technical education center in Pittsburg that would serve southeast Kansas has received a boost.
3 more measles cases confirmed in Sedgwick County
July 23, 2014
Three more cases of measles have been confirmed in Sedgwick County, and officials say they expect more cases to emerge through August.
BEAST MODE: BLHS wraps up summer conditioning program
July 23, 2014
The official start of the 2014-15 sports season is still a few weeks away, but for hundreds of Basehor-Linwood students, preparation began long ago.
Audit says Kansas computer system security lacking
July 23, 2014
The state’s current level of computer security could leave Kansas residents’ sensitive personal information vulnerable, a recent internal audit of the state’s computer systems concluded.
Basehor’s Holy-Field Winery celebrates 20 years
July 23, 2014
When the Meyers were building Holy-Field Winery 20-years ago, many passerby’s thought that a steak house was going in on the corner of State Avenue and 158th Street. Michelle Meyer remembers those days, telling people that, no, they were actually building a winery, one of the first in the Kansas City area. But Michelle and her father Les weren’t starting just any midwest winery, they wanted to start something special. And they have, receiving multiple awards for their wines, including three gold medals, five silver and three bronze this month at the Mid-American Wine Competition.
Basehor council denies zoning change for large housing development
July 23, 2014
The City Council listened to about a dozen residents of Honey Creek Farms and was presented with a petition signed by 150 of the 152 residents of Honey Creek Farms against a proposed zoning change and housing development. After hearing the residents, as well presentations from the developers, the board voted 5-0 to deny the zoning change request from commercial to planned residential.
Bonner mother-daughter duo go pro as wedding planners
July 23, 2014
A mother-daughter duo from Bonner Springs has made organizing weddings their business, and they’re even gaining a little bit of fame worldwide.
Report: Kansas wheat harvest 95 percent finished
July 22, 2014
The 2014 Kansas wheat harvest is finally almost over. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 95 percent of the wheat is now in the bin. Usually by this late in the year, all the wheat has been cut.
Roeland Park defeats sexual orientation ordinance
July 22, 2014
Council members in a Kansas City suburb have voted down an effort to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance.
Humane Society continues to improve rate of adoption
July 22, 2014
The Kansas Humane Society euthanized about 4,000 animals last year but an official says the number of animals saved continues to improve.
Linwood Lions Club to host BBQ
July 22, 2014
The smell of hickory smoke will be fill the air in Linwood this Saturday as the Linwood Lions Club prepares their annual BBQ.
Basehor police calls for July 14-20
July 22, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls.
Leavenworth County Humane Society helping cats and Leavenworth penitentiary inmates
July 22, 2014
Inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth are benefitting from a friendly relationship between the feral cats at the prison and the Leavenworth County Humane Society in Basehor.
3rd re-sentencing for man who put kids in dryer
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July 21, 2014
A Hutchinson man convicted of putting two children in a hot clothes dryer as punishment will be resentenced for the third time.