Archive for Wednesday, January 17, 2007

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State begins push to land bio center
January 17, 2007
Kansas is putting forward a full-court press to land the proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, whether it be in Leavenworth County or Manhattan.
Community colleges add to repair costs
January 17, 2007
The state’s 19 community colleges have just completed a study to put a cost on their repair bills. The damage: $149.5 million.
County adds requirement to newspaper
January 17, 2007
Leavenworth County’s official newspaper will have a new task — in addition to publishing the county’s official legal notices.
Mayor eager to hear views of more Basehor residents
January 17, 2007
From recycling to road maintenance, Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia has heard it all.
Bank building to house real estate agency
January 17, 2007
The First State Bank and Trust building on the north side of U.S. Highway 24-40 soon will have new occupants.
1st resident files for city council seat
January 17, 2007
If elected to the Basehor City Council, Terry Hill will bring many aspects of experience with him — as a manager, land developer and a people person.
Tonganoxie chief reflects on tour in Iraq
January 17, 2007
Police Chief Kenny Carpenter is spending his workdays in Tonganoxie now.
City undecided on sewer master plan options
Engineering firm to be chosen next month to help guide city council’s decision
January 17, 2007
The Basehor city council wants some reassurance — reassurance that they are making the best decision for the future of the city.
State board battles image problem
State board battles image problem in search for new commissioner
January 17, 2007
Controversy surrounding the State Board of Education may hinder its search for a new education commissioner, a consultant said Monday.
Tongie kids ‘fishing’ for legislative action
January 17, 2007
A year ago, Karen Stockman’s third-graders started angling for a state fish.
Despite last-place finish, Bobcats take pride in tourney showing
January 17, 2007
Last weekend, Basehor-Linwood High School hosted one of the most anticipated wrestling tournaments every year in the state of Kansas.
Lady ‘Cats fall in first round
Loss twice as costly, as junior sharpshooter injures knee
January 17, 2007
Everything started out so promisingly for the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team in the first round of the Bobcat Invitational.
BLHS boys blast Holton, advance to semis
January 17, 2007
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team entered its home tournament, The Bobcat Basketball Invitational, in an unfamiliar role: favorite.
BLHS junior’s speech wins contest
Local Veterans of Foreign Wars post also honors district teacher
January 17, 2007
Tia Oelschlaeger, junior at Basehor-Linwood High School was the local winner of this year’s Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Voice of Democracy audio competition. The theme was “How I Demonstrate My Freedom.”
Tourney has become marquee event AD envisioned
January 17, 2007
Basehor-Linwood Athletic Director Joe Keeler had an idea roughly eight years ago to stage annually one of the state’s elite wrestling tournaments on his newly built campus. Seven years into The Bobcat Wrestling Classic, the fruition of his brainchild has been startling.
BLHS ends streak, beats up Bonner Springs
January 17, 2007
On the opening tip-off of last Friday’s game between Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood, Braves senior Chris Callahan tapped the ball to a streaking Anthony Brown, who caught the tip in stride, exploded to the basket and was fouled after sinking a layup.
Strong first half allows Bravettes to outlast Lady Bobcats
January 17, 2007
The girls game turned out to be a closer contest but only in the second half.