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Hearing continued in prison escape
November 8, 2006
A preliminary hearing was continued in Leavenworth County District Court on Wednesday, Nov. 8, for a convicted murderer who faces charges related to his escape from the Lansing Correctional Facility in February.
Tellefson wins 1st District election
November 8, 2006
Republican J.C. Tellefson, 53, will replace Democrat Don Navinsky, who is retiring after 12 years on the Leavenworth County Commission.
Ryun loses to repeat challenger
November 8, 2006
U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun, R-Kan., didn’t know what hit him.
McLouth rejects ban on package liquor
November 8, 2006
In McLouth, the big issue on the ballot was whether the city would allow the sale of retail packaged liquor.
Tonganoxie wrestles with turnpike hookup, road project
November 8, 2006
It’s likely the city of Tonganoxie will file a court challenge this week against a petition seeking a vote on whether the city should spend funds to help upgrade Leavenworth County Road 1.
Tush, Vitt pulled Lady Bobcats from depths
November 8, 2006
Jeff Venema doesn’t sugarcoat where the Basehor-Linwood High School cross country program was when he took over in 2003.
Breakout volleyball season ends with BLHS at 17-18
November 8, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team had its most successful season in a long time this year.
Hopkins says team must improve next year
November 8, 2006
Basehor-Linwood High School football coach Steve Hopkins could make a lot of excuses for his team’s 2-7 finish. He could bring up that his starting quarterback was a freshman and his leading rusher was a sophomore. He could talk about the Bobcats’ tough league schedule, which didn’t include Immaculata (2-3) and Santa Fe Trail (3-3), two of the Kaw Valley League’s more beatable teams. He could talk about injuries to players like Jacob Schierbaum, Bruce Tyner and Ben Adams.
Soccer season shattered nearly all BLHS records
November 8, 2006
It’s pretty easy to call this season the best ever for Basehor-Linwood High School soccer, which started in 2000. Indeed, after looking at the numbers, it would be hard to call it anything else.
Opinion: Soccer has earned place at BLHS
November 8, 2006
Soccer has come a long way at Basehor-Linwood High School since 2003.
Basehor-Linwood school district receives AYP results
November 8, 2006
The initial results for Adequate Yearly Progress are in for the Basehor-Linwood school district and according to Sandy Guidry, director of curriculum and instruction for the district, the numbers are looking good.
City, developers mull over downtown ideas
November 8, 2006
Downtown Basehor, an area currently home to a few businesses and vacant buildings, may be a completely different scene by summer 2008.
District plans to seek bond issue
November 8, 2006
Overcrowding is an issue the growing Basehor-Linwood School District has been facing for a while and some educators are worried that time is running out.
After a year, family still struggles with loss
Robin Bell was brutally murdered Nov. 13, 2005; her killer is still unknown
November 8, 2006
In the year since her body was discovered at the Dollar General store in north Bonner Springs, Robin Bell’s family members have tried to move on with their lives. But it’s difficult, they say.
Schools make Veterans Day donations
November 8, 2006
Helping a sick or wounded soldier overseas may be as easy as looking under your bathroom sink.