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Bobcats’ fall teams anxious to go
August 14, 2003
With the summer winding down, fall practices are looming for Basehor-Linwood athletes. While junior volleyball player Morgan Kenney is happy for the season to begin, the first practice of the year is not exactly one she is looking forward to.
Board outlines goals for coming year
August 14, 2003
During a seminar at the University of Kansas last month, the Basehor-Linwood School Board and administrative team developed four specific goals for the 2004 school year.
Basehor-Linwood schools in session
August 14, 2003
It’s time to store away the sunglasses and flip flops because summer vacation is over for students in the Basehor-Linwood School District.
YouthFriends earns praise
August 14, 2003
YouthFriends USD 458 has been cited as a shining example of mentoring leadership.
Vicious dog law is tabled
August 14, 2003
At the request of city attorney John Thompson, the Basehor City Council tabled a proposed ordinance prohibiting the ownership of dogs deemed vicious during its meeting Monday, Aug. 11.
Road project nearly done
August 14, 2003
Road construction on a one-mile section of Leavenworth County Road 2 won’t be completed until next week, said David Lutgen, county public works deputy director.
City Council approves annexation
August 14, 2003
The Basehor City Council gave preliminary approval Monday, Aug. 11 to annex 81 acres slated for commercial and retail development at the southwest corner of 166th Street and State Avenue.
Opinion: Easy does it in school zones
August 14, 2003
Making the grade
Department of Education report card gives Basehor-Linwood favorable review
August 14, 2003
Newly released figures by the Kansas Department of Education indicate that the majority of Basehor-Linwood School District schools have shown the necessary adequate-yearly-progress (AYP) required under the federally mandated, No Child Left Behind Act.
Woman weighing Senate campaign
August 14, 2003
Although an official announcement won’t come for another couple of weeks, Jan Justice, a resident of southern Leavenworth County, is pretty well decided she’s going to run for the Democratic nomination to the District 3 seat in the Kansas Senate.
City looks at new distribution center
August 14, 2003
Basehor city officials are sharpening their pencils and counting their pennies as they add up the costs and incentives needed to recruit a multi-million dollar distribution center.
KDOT denies K-7 access
August 14, 2003
Legal counsel from the Kansas Department of Transportation stuck to their guns. So did the Basehor City Council.
Opinion: USA basketball’s return to glory
August 14, 2003
Yesterday’s Heroes
The story behind trophies and triumphs from years past
August 14, 2003
In May, a man in his mid-40s walked into Bonner Springs High School for the first time in nearly 20 years.