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70 patrons attend 2nd council meeting
October 30, 2003
The graduation rate at Basehor-Linwood High School is approximately 83 percent, a number superintendent Jill Hackett expects to see climb in the future. The graduation rate was a topic of discussion during the district advisory council meeting Monday, Oct. 27.
Leavenworth area director resigns
October 30, 2003
In coming weeks, a nationwide search will begin for a new director of Leavenworth Area Development, an organization with interests in the economic growth of Leavenworth County.
Engagement: Lenon-Donn
October 30, 2003
Obit: Maria Rodriquez Goble
October 30, 2003
City Council approves member’s development
October 30, 2003
Property held stagnant following a fire several years ago will begin undergoing a renovation in coming months.
Honey Creek Farms rezoning approved
October 30, 2003
At its meeting Monday, Oct. 27, the Basehor City Council narrowly approved two separate rezoning requests submitted by developers of the Honey Creek Farms development.
Great Wolf Lodge infuses hotel figures
October 30, 2003
In July, hotel goers in Wyandotte County paid $33,939 in transient guest sales tax. A month later, in August, that figure rose slightly, to $37,662. And then the hammer dropped, or more accurately, the water park opened.
Spending spike: sales tax numbers soar in city
Numbers boom with 102 percent increase
October 30, 2003
In the city’s history, revenue created from sales tax has long been a paltry sum compared to that of other nearby cities.
Monument ready for display
October 30, 2003
On Sunday, Nov. 2 residents and officials will participate in the unveiling of a monument dedicated to Reuben and Ephraim Basehor, who founded the city 114 years ago in 1889.
Expressway or freeway? The debate continues
Basehor officials meet with Unified Government to discuss future of K-7 corridor
October 30, 2003
This week’s meeting regarding the Kansas Highway 7 corridor may have provided a glimpse of what’s in store for next week when representatives of cities along the highway meet with the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Battling Bobcats fall short
Tonganoxie holds off furious BLHS rally, 17-12
October 30, 2003
Basehor-Linwood showed it could hang with one of the best football teams in the Kaw Valley League on Friday.
Police offer tips for safe Halloween
October 30, 2003
Typically, Oct. 31 in Basehor is a safe night with little or no instances of crime or accidents. It’s a trend the Basehor Police Department wants to continue on Friday night when the streets will be busy with children trick-or-treating on Halloween.
Tush rushes way to state tourney
October 30, 2003
For Basehor-Linwood freshman Megan Tush, her dream season ended just the way dreams do — with a trip to the state tournament.
Opinion: Soccer goals and hardcourt spikes
October 30, 2003