Archive for Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Commuter forecast, April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009
Expect heavy rainfall to begin during today’s morning commute. We’re looking at one to two inches of rain per hour with these storms. We probably won’t get any hail, but such heavy rainfall may warrant some caution on the road.
Severe weather rattles county
Officials report $479,000 in structural damages at hands of tornado
April 29, 2009
There is no question about a tornado touching down near Tonganoxie as people approached the home of Betty Scott and her son, Charlie.
Officials monitor flu cases
Swine flu treatments to arrive in few days
12:08 a.m., April 29, 2009 Updated 05:19 p.m.
Local health officials are encouraging people to be alert after concerns about a deadly swine flu outbreak prompted the United States to declare a national health emergency.
Flooding in Leavenworth County minimal
April 29, 2009
Saturday’s powerful storm caused damage to many areas of Kansas, but Basehor and most of Leavenworth county escaped its clutches.
District sponsors Earth Festival
April 29, 2009
The Leavenworth County Conservation District sponsored an Earth Festival on April 21at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
BOCC, LCPA discuss possibilities of industrial park
April 29, 2009
Both the Leavenworth Board of County Commissioners and the Leavenworth County Port Authority agree that they want to see new jobs and industry come to the county.