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Holiday assistance application sought
October 29, 2008
The Salvation Army, 600 Walnut, Leavenworth, will be taking applications for Christmas assistance at the following times.
Wyandotte County Democrats schedule election watch party
October 29, 2008
Democrats and supporters of Barack Obama will gather for the Wyandotte County Democratic Party’s Election Night watch party.
Chili dinner at Grinter Chapel set
October 29, 2008
Grinter Chapel United Methodist Women are sponsoring an all-you-can-eat chili and soup supper from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the church, 7819 Swartz Rd.
Show to highlight African violets
October 29, 2008
The Mid America African Violet Society of Kansas City will present its 29th annual African Violet Show and Sale, “Violets at the Movies.”
Basketball tourney registration opens
October 29, 2008
The Blue Springs Fall Classic Basketball Tournament is accepting registrations now. The tournament will take place Nov. 22-23 at Brittany Hill Middle School in Blue Springs, Mo.
Kaw Valley League at a glance
October 29, 2008
News and notes from around the Kaw Valley League.
3rd District candidates differ on economy
October 29, 2008
In the race for the 3rd District congressional seat, it’s no surprise the U.S. economy is a hot topic.
Tough economy has food pantries worried
October 29, 2008
As hard economic times continue to strike the American population, community civic organizations are not exempt from the problem.
County tests drive-by shot system
October 29, 2008
A long line of Leavenworth County residents waited Thursday morning to try the newest drive-through in Leavenworth.
Early voters turn out in hordes
October 29, 2008
With less than a week left before Election Day, some Leavenworth County residents are finding long lines at the polls.
Bobcats take Pirates to the wire before falling, 1-0
October 29, 2008
In a sense, Tuesday’s loss to Piper High School was a fitting end to a season for the Bobcats who always looked on the cusp of breaking through for a close victory.
Kaw Valley League Football Report: Week Eight
October 29, 2008
Friday is judgment day for the Kaw Valley League.
Drive-through flu shots make debut
October 29, 2008
There was a long line of Leavenworth County residents Thursday morning waiting to try the newest drive-through in Leavenworth.
Voters hit polling sites as day nears
October 29, 2008
With less than a week left before the 2008 election, some Leavenworth County residents are finding long lines at the polls
LCDC News
October 29, 2008
The spirit of cooperation filled the air Monday at the Leavenworth Riverfront Community Center as groups gathered for the Leavenworth County Development Corporation’s strategic roundtable discussion.
Open Mike
Should Your Lawn Be Tall This Fall?
October 29, 2008
Have you ever heard the rumor that you should let your lawn grow tall before winter? Many believe the extra foliage above ground will insulate the crowns of the grass from the cold winter weather.
Gasoline tax error discussed in Topeka
October 29, 2008
Leavenworth County officials Monday were in Topeka to discuss a gas tax error that affects counties in the state.
The importance of your vote
October 29, 2008
A wise man once said, “If you don’t vote, someone else is voting for you on issues that are important in your life.” This is particularly true as we head into the final stretch of the Nov. 4 election.