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Commission approves mill levy increase
August 21, 2003
The Leavenworth County Commission unanimously approved its 2004 budget during a public hearing Monday, Aug. 18.
Virtual School faces challenge
August 21, 2003
Like a Hail Mary pass in football, the theory behind the new education bill, the No Child Left Behind Act, seems to be all or nothing. And school officials say that go-for-broke philosophy is hurting several Kansas school districts, Basehor-Linwood included.
Highway progress key for city
August 21, 2003
As a vital thoroughfare and an essential ingredient to the city’s long-term plans, the State Avenue corridor offers the city of Basehor has more than just a passing interest.
School district looking for improved student scores
August 21, 2003
Recent assessment scores indicated several telling factors for Basehor-Linwood School District educators.
Truck mishap leaves homes dark
August 21, 2003
Those East coast residents in New York and Ohio without power weren’t the only ones locked away in the darkness, sweltering under the recent heat wave.
Opinion: Ignorance is Bliss
August 21, 2003
I’ll tell you right now, I love sports. It’s a dirty secret, but I do.
Quarterback Battle
Two Bobcats vying for title of BLHS signal caller
August 21, 2003
Basehor-Linwood’s coaching staff for the football team will have several big decisions to make in the first few weeks of practice, but none may be bigger than who will be the starting quarterback for the first game.
Basehor bank expects completion next year
August 21, 2003
Construction of the Community National Bank permanent site, the southeast corner of State Avenue and 158th Street, is under way and could be completed by early next year.
Basehor ‘suspicious man’ has not surfaced again
August 21, 2003
A suspicious man, harassing women as they returned home, has not resurfaced since Basehor police issued public warnings concerning the stranger, Chief Vince Weston said this week.
Basehor girl attends Cosmosphere program
August 21, 2003
Brittany Purrington, daughter of Harry and Melanie Purrington, sister of Eric Purrington, Linwood, attended level one of the Future Astronaut Training Program and the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kan., July 27 through Aug. 1.
Basehor officials considering excise tax waiver for prospect
August 21, 2003
Basehor city officials “would consider waiving” the excise tax should a proposed multi-million dollar distribution center choose the city as a location, according to a response letter.
Letter: Mayor is thankful for volunteers’ service
August 21, 2003
Falcon Lakes grapples with KDOT decision
They went back on their word.”
August 21, 2003
To say the decision by the Kansas Department of Transportation to close an access road from the Falcon Lakes development to Kansas Highway 7 proved costly would be an understatement.