Archive for Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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Bobcats lose in state play
March 5, 2008
Cassie Lombardino scores 20 points in Bobcats four-point loss to Holton.
Plans on virtual building in Tonganoxie proceed
March 5, 2008
The Leavenworth County Port Authority reviewed requests for proposals for general contractor and construction management services for a “spec building” in a meeting earlier in the month.
Libraries to observe Talking Books Week
March 5, 2008
The week of March 3-8 has been proclaimed as Talking Books Week
Basehor-Linwood’s loss to St. James in semifinals halts state dreams
March 5, 2008
The year didn’t end where members of the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team wanted it to, but it remained a successful season. While the Bobcats preached the importance of substate preparation throughout the season, even at the expense of regular season games, player still felt like it was a strong season.
Bratkovic: Powerlifting meet has big benefits
March 5, 2008
A fan stood in the Basehor-Linwood High School small gymnasium and cheered on his schools weight lifters. He wore a shirt that said, ‘My kid can bench press your honor student.’
Basehor-Linwood girls advance to state tournament
March 5, 2008
The ambience inside the Basehor-Linwood girl’s locker room was jubilant at the conclusion of Saturday’s substate championship game against Eudora.
Finley: Top recruits can leave too quickly
March 5, 2008
About 25 years ago some basketball fans could possibly have thought a McDonald’s All-American was an athlete that attended McDonald’s University and became an All- American. Today, that notion is silly.
Bonner youth wrestling
March 5, 2008
Bonner Springs youth wrestling results.
Basehor girls excited to play in Class 4A state tournament
March 5, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team played in the state tournament on Wednesday against a familiar opponent.. The Bobcats are the only team to have beaten Holton all season.
State pageant an experience for teen
March 5, 2008
It’s not just about outward appearances in the pageant world.
With eye to future, council discusses policies
March 5, 2008
The Basehor City Council spent much of Monday night discussing policy plans, which will help determine the future look and feel of the city.
Hunt is on for teachers
March 5, 2008
It’s a two-way street when it comes to the competitive world of teacher recruitment
County residents pony up campaign donations
March 5, 2008
Since the 2006 congressional elections, $5,415 has been sent in contributions from Fort Leavenworth to candidates for federal offices.
Not just another fixer-upper
March 5, 2008
Built in stages over more than 30 years, and repaired thereafter, the Kansas Capitol is a monument to both the best and worst in craftsmanship.
Loose change adds up to big savings
March 5, 2008
Did you know that the average household accumulates about $50 in loose change each month?
Obituary serves as reminder of gardening family
March 5, 2008
One of the indisputable perks of writing this column for more than a decade is that I have met an astonishing number of people who share my passion for vegetable gardening.
Cooper Rex Ingram
March 5, 2008
Johnny and Cori Ingram, Basehor, announce the birth of a son, Cooper Rex Ingram, on Jan. 20, 2008.
Allison Marie Kuebelbeck
March 5, 2008
Allison Marie Kuebelbeck
Project Grad fund goal nearly complete
Prom exchange event to benefit year-end event
March 5, 2008
Operation Prom Dress will allow the exchanging of a gently used prom dress for another, barely used dress, or the purchase of such a dress for a small donation to Project Graduation.
Sally Allen
March 5, 2008
Sally Allen
Remember When March 6
March 5, 2008
10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week in the Bonner Springs area
Exhibit pits education against ethical concerns
March 5, 2008
We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate,” wrote Henry David Thoreau.
In 1970s war caused us to change
March 5, 2008
In May of l970, sentiment against the war broke out in campuses across the county; Kansas was no exception.
Good old days lacked conveniences
March 5, 2008
I love living in the modern world and I can’t help but wonder what the future will hold.
Candidates register for election
March 5, 2008
As the U.S. presidential race shapes up, several Leavenworth County hopefuls, too, have filed for elected positions, although, as of yet, each candidate is running unopposed.
Pothole problems
Rough winter puts strain on area roads
March 5, 2008
With the end of the cold season also brings the beginning of pothole season.
Wal-Mart on the way with rezoning
March 5, 2008
Area shoppers can anticipate a new option as plans for a 198,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter, to be built at 10th Avenue and Eisenhower Road in Leavenworth, progress.
Capital gain - Topeka leads NE Kansas in donation dollars
March 5, 2008
Many Lawrence residents will declare with pride their status as the lone patch of blue in the big red state of Kansas.
Political campaign has local residents contributing
March 5, 2008
Margaret Landis, of Fort Leavenworth, contributed $1,000 to the John McCain campaign. She said she’s never donated to a candidate before but felt so strongly about McCain that she decided she would try to help the man she described as “a veteran who served his country.”
Commissioners shoot down approval of firearm training facility
March 5, 2008
County commissioners denied and delayed two contentious planning and zoning applications in a public meeting Thursday, Feb. 28.