Archive for Wednesday, July 23, 2008

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Perry man killed in accident near Tonganoxie
July 23, 2008
A Perry man died Wednesday morning after he was injured in a work-related accident northeast of Tonganoxie.
Dairy Days thanks
July 23, 2008
The Basehor Dairy Days planning committee would like to thank everyone who helped make our 3rd annual Basehor Dairy Days the best yet.
Back in the day, game played right
July 23, 2008
Babe Ruth had a reputation of being a heavy beer drinker and staying out late, but you never heard about him using any form of enhancing drugs.
Remember When - July 24, 2008
July 23, 2008
10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week in the Bonner-Basehor area
County surveyor post to be kept in-house
July 23, 2008
It appears Leavenworth County won’t use an outside contractor for its survey work after all.
Candidate forums, online chats set as election nears
July 23, 2008
With an Aug. 5 primary election less than two weeks away, Leavenworth County residents don’t have much longer to meet the candidates before casting their votes for county, state and national representatives.
White knuckles aside, flying still saves time
July 23, 2008
Shakespeare was right: a little learning is a dangerous thing.
Higher education affordability important to regents leader
July 23, 2008
Donna Shank wants higher education to be available for all Kansans.
Safe routes to schools goal of program
July 23, 2008
A program under way in Kansas strives to make sure children get to school safely and help their physical fitness along the way.
Success continues at state’s first virtual school
Basehor-Linwood blazed trail that’s now followed by more than 30 Kansas school districts
July 23, 2008
As far as virtual schools go, the Basehor-Linwood school district has been ahead of the curve since its beginning in 1998.
New name reflects services of continuing-ed program
Johnson County Adult Education one of many programs in area
July 23, 2008
For people preparing to take the General Educational Development test, Project Finish has been more than just a resource.
Curriculum employs team-based active learning
July 23, 2008
A model program that stresses active learning methods and the incorporation of character development in curriculum is poised to begin its second year in four Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Schools.
Programs battle childhood obesity
July 23, 2008
In schools across the nation, there has always been a lot of attention given to increasing test scores. But until recently, not a lot of attention has been given to children’s increasing pants sizes.
Push toward all-day kindergarten takes root
July 23, 2008
Offering all-day kindergarten is a trend that has proved successful is districts across the state.
Not your mother’s home-ec class
July 23, 2008
Family and consumer sciences, or FACS, as the course is now called, is a lot different from the courses taught 30 years ago, said Marie Nave, a newly retired FACS teacher from the De Soto USD 232.
Continuing education sites throughout area
July 23, 2008
Here’s a list of continuing-education sites throughout Douglas, Wyandotte, Johnson and Leavenworth counties
Technology offers classroom flexibility
July 23, 2008
Keeping in mind that no two students learn in the same way, at least one area school district uses technology throughout its classrooms to vary instructional options for its teachers.
LCDC discusses better marketing
July 23, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corp. members and staff in their monthly meeting July 10 examined how better to market the county to potential developers and site location specialists.
Free workshop offered for residents interested in Christmas Open House
July 23, 2008 in print edition on A10
Leavenworth County’s history is full of characters, and county staff is inviting residents to portray one of them at this year’s Christmas Open House, to be held in December at the County Courthouse.
Candidates to meet with voters
More Web chats scheduled for today
July 23, 2008
With an Aug. 5 primary election less than two weeks away, Leavenworth County residents don’t have much longer to get out and meet the candidates before casting their vote for county, state and national representatives.
Big Oil’ to blame for gasoline woes
July 23, 2008
The much-needed debate about our nation’s energy future has finally begun.
Candidates to meet with voters
More Web chats scheduled for today
July 23, 2008
With an Aug. 5 primary election less than two weeks away, Leavenworth County residents don’t have much longer to get out and meet the candidates before casting their vote for county, state and national representatives.
County surveyor position to be full-time job again
July 23, 2008
Help wanted: Leavenworth County seeks full-time surveyor.
Outdoor Celebration planned for Thursday
July 23, 2008
Outdoor Celebration will start at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Coalition for Independence, 4911 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.