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Council to meet in special session
August 28, 2008
Lansing City Council will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28.
Lansing teacher wins Discovery grant
August 28, 2008
Lansing Middle School sixth-grade science teacher Jennifer Kolb has won a $1,000 grant from General Motors and Discovery Education to do imaginative classroom lessons focusing on sustainability.
Honoring the American worker
August 28, 2008
The strength, prosperity and well being of our country is due to the American worker.
Library to host TALK series
August 28, 2008
The Basehor Community Library will offer a four-part book discussion series from September through December exploring the theme “Before the Civil War.”
Moms in Touch pray for others
August 28, 2008
On any given Wednesday, when USD 458 schools are in session, mothers gather at the First Baptist Church of Basehor to pray for the children, the teachers, the support staff and the administrators of the Basehor-Linwood School District.
City announces public meetings
August 28, 2008
Two public meetings concerning Basehor residents are coming up in the next couple of weeks.
On the agenda
August 28, 2008
Basehor Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4. Basehor City Council meets 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4.
It’s difficult being a community
August 28, 2008 in print edition on A4
The parking lot was barely dotted with cars when I arrived at the church for the annual Mayor’s Banquet on the most recent Tiblow Day celebration. I wondered perhaps if I had the wrong place, wrong date. I was just early as usual.
Labor Day evolves through the years
August 28, 2008 in print edition on A4
Of all our holidays, Labor Day has probably changed the most over the decades. In fact, I wonder if the early proponents would recognize the event.
Sebelius brings focus to Kansas
August 28, 2008 in print edition on A4
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will not be the Democratic nominee for vice president, but the national attention she has received in recent weeks is a compliment both to the governor and the state that elected her.
You say tomato, I say let’s eat
August 28, 2008
My husband, who normally eschews all contact with green living things, decided to grow tomatoes this year. He has done this a time or two before with my prodding, but this year he got into the whole project with enthusiasm.
Bonner insurance agent recognized
August 28, 2008
Mike Holloway, an American Family Insurance agent in Bonner Springs, has been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program.
Brig. Gen. named commander of Kansas Army National Guard
August 28, 2008 in print edition on A9
As if balancing a civilian job at Fort Leavenworth and a job as the assistant division commander of the 35th Infantry Division wasn’t enough, Brig. Gen. John E. Davoren just agreed to take on a bit more.
Parks Department offers two new classes
August 28, 2008
Beginning Sept. 4, the Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will offer two new classes: a basic dog obedience class and a belly dancing class.
Unified Government engineer honored
August 28, 2008
The deputy county engineer for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County has been presented with an annual award by an Overland Park civil engineering firm.