Archive for Thursday, September 18, 2008

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USM to play first game on “home” field Saturday against Bethel
September 18, 2008
The University of Saint Mary will celebrate the grand opening of its new football/soccer complex, north of McGilley Field House, at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 20, when the Spires football team plays its first home game on campus.
Kaw Valley League Football Report: Week Two
September 18, 2008
Lansing running back Brenton Smith continues to feast on Kaw Valley League defenses.
City council agenda set for Sept. 18 meeting
September 18, 2008
Lansing City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18
City declines to waive building fee for school
September 18, 2008
An effort by the Basehor-Linwood School District to save money on the construction of the intermediate elementary school has failed.
District makes the grade on adequate yearly progress
September 18, 2008
Preliminary state assessment scores for Basehor-Linwood students are in and administrators are once again pleased with the results.
Project leads BLHS students to engineering, biomed fields
September 18, 2008
With computers, hands-on projects and a printer that produces three-dimensional models, students at Basehor-Linwood High School are gaining experience for college and engineering careers.
A little history about softball
September 18, 2008
Softball was invented only 41 years before I was born, in Chicago on Thanksgiving Day in 1887.
Get digging to prepare for election
September 18, 2008
We are not fruit flies, we are voters, we can read and write, we didn’t just fall off the coal truck.” - Garrison Keillor
On The Record
September 18, 2008
These are Basehor Police Department calls for Sept. 8-14
Chief’s Corner
September 18, 2008
With our struggling economy, high fuel costs and company cut backs, we are experiencing an increase in the number of scams being reported. Last week we worked three different cases involving scams.
Gas sipping Japanese mini-trucks gain popularity
September 18, 2008
John Grau used to drive a big, gas-guzzling pickup truck while checking cattle and fences on his rural Jackson County farm.
Officials urge immunizations as annual flu season approaches
September 18, 2008
Flu season is just around the corner, and with the early onset of pleasant days and chilly nights, it might be even closer than you think.
Eagle sculpture returns to roost
September 18, 2008
The bronze eagle sculpture that was stolen several months ago is finally resting back on top of the Korean-Vietnam War Memorial in Kansas City, Kan.
Contest seeks best scarecrows
September 18, 2008
The Bonner Springs Convention and Tourism Committee is sponsoring the fourth annual “Scarecrows on Parade,” Oct. 11- Nov. 1.
Memorial donation goes to scholarship
September 18, 2008
Armetta Young and Lana Nevils gave the Bonner Springs branch of the NAACP a $500 donation for a scholarship in memory of Pearl Branchcomb, who died in July at age 105.
Soccer Fest to open new field at BLHS
September 18, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association will play host to Soccer Fest from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, at the new Basehor-Linwood High School soccer field.
Wyandotte County Senior Golf Tourney
September 18, 2008 in print edition on B3
Entries are now being accepted for Wyandotte County’s biggest golf tournament - the 25th Annual Wyandotte County Senior Championship - to be held on Friday, Oct. 3, at Sunflower Hills.
Tough loss a bummer, but Kansas isn’t doomed
September 18, 2008 in print edition on B3
After surviving a divided family situation with one grandson graduating from KU and another grandson enrolling at Kansas State University, we have come up with another family situation.
Event raises $1,600 for kidney research
September 18, 2008
A local business helped raise $1,600 recently for a good cause.
Bobcats, Braves runners set to race after long layoff
September 18, 2008 in print edition on B4
The Basehor-Linwood cross country team didn’t get rained out last week.
T-Bones secure championship
Squad wins first Northern League title since moving to KC in 2003
September 18, 2008
For the first time in team history, the Kansas City T-Bones can now say they are the best team in the Northern League after their 5-3 victory Tuesday night over the defending champion Gary SouthShore RailCats.
Remember when
September 18, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
Hotel, bathhouse plans washed out
September 18, 2008
A century ago, Bonner Springs was buzzing about its bright future and the prospects of a world-class hotel and bathhouse.
Growers expect bump in pumpkin prices
September 18, 2008
Carving jack-o’-lanterns likely will cost more this fall, thanks to a ghoulish brew of meteorological and economic factors that’s putting a bit of a scare into some of the most experienced observers of the Halloween season.
Teens’ cliquishness, cruelty nothing new
September 18, 2008 in print edition on A8
The recent cool and rainy weather is making inroads on my consciousness.
Linemen compete for top spot in annual rodeo
September 18, 2008 in print edition on A10
Glen Campbell wasn’t at the 25th annual International Lineman’s Rodeo this weekend. But there was at least one Wichita lineman.