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Leavenworth soldier dies in Afghanistan
August 6, 2008
A Leavenworth soldier serving in Afghanistan has been killed.
Volunteer Opportunities
August 6, 2008
United Way of Wyandotte County has listed the following volunteer opportunities:
Basehor City Council agenda
August 6, 2008
Agenda for 6 p.m. Aug. 11 work sessioin
Metabolic testing to be offered
August 6, 2008
Cushing Memorial Hospital, 711 Marshall, Leavenworth, will be offering metabolic testing from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9. T
Local storyteller to entertain children
August 6, 2008
Storyteller Priscilla Howe will be entertaining from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Basehor Community Library.
Winery looking to recruit harvest crew
August 6, 2008
Picking Sundays,” Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery’s annual grape harvest, are tentatively set for 8 a.m. Aug. 17, 24 and 31 and Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28. E
Church to give away school supplies
August 6, 2008
New Beginnings Ministries will host a Back to School Bash from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 9, at Basehor City Park, 158th Street and Leavenworth Road.
Church announces name change
August 6, 2008
Risen Savior Lutheran Church, the joining of Emmaus Lutheran Church, Bonner Springs and St. Martin Lutheran Church, Basehor, opened for worship on July 20.
Chief’s Corner
August 6, 2008
When school starts we need to be aware of children walking, riding bikes and driving to their destinations.
Basehor resident purchases winning ticket
August 6, 2008
Casey’s General Store provided a smidge of luck for Basehor resident John Mallon.
Tough transit choices loom
August 6, 2008
The situation seems almost untenable and it’s not going to get better any time soon without some careful thought and a lot of hard work
Families of deployed soldiers share experiences on TV documentary
August 6, 2008
While news stories abound of soldiers fighting the war in Iraq, left out of the picture all too often are the families of those soldiers who have been left behind.
Jenkins wins U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District race
August 6, 2008

Former congressman Jim Ryun early Wednesday conceded defeat to State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins in the Republican Party primary for the 2nd Congressional District nomination.

Gilstrap bows to challenger in 5th District
August 6, 2008
Three-term incumbent State Sen. Mark Gilstrap lost a Democratic primary challenge to Kelly Kultala.
Wristen: Hoping idols of tomorrow keep it clean
12:01 a.m., August 6, 2008 Updated 09:50 p.m.
The experts criticized Michael Johnson for his running style.
Pre-fair festivities under way for Leavenworth County
August 6, 2008
Although the Leavenworth County Fair doesn’t officially begin until Tuesday, plenty of pre-fair activities already have started.
Highway to close for bridge demolition
August 6, 2008
Weather permitting, U.S. Highway 24-40 will be temporarily closed at Kansas Highway 7 on Friday, and possibly Saturday night, for bridge demolition work.
The Record
August 6, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Residents question intersection’s safety
August 6, 2008
Leavenworth County residents south of Tonganoxie are growing more concerned with traffic at a nearby intersection
Letter to the editor: Pet overpopulation puts strain on many citizens
August 6, 2008
Across the United States, animal shelters are filled with millions of cats, dogs, kittens and puppies in need of permanent homes.
Military News
August 6, 2008
Army Reserve Spec. John E. Powers has participated in an annual training exercise termed Diamond Saber at Fort McCoy, Sparta, Wis.
Letter to the editor: Boyda’s column misdirected
August 6, 2008
First, it is not “Big Oil and the White House” (as if they’re one and the same) driving higher fuel prices.
Local cities seek salt solutions
August 6, 2008
De Soto officials are looking into a cooperative arrangement with area cities - including Tonganoxie and Basehor - in the hopes of shaking loose salt supplies for the winter driving season.
Letter to the editor: Time for politicians to go
August 6, 2008
Why wait for “Term Limits?”
Chaotic stability
August 6, 2008
I’m never moving again.