Archive for Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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Chambers hears update on school district’s contruction projects
August 26, 2009
Basehor-Linwood Superintendent David Howard came to the Aug. 20 Basehor Chamber of Commerce meeting to talk about the district’s current projects and what parents and students could look forward to during the next year.
Two applicants move forward to become Wyandotte County casino
August 26, 2009
The Kansas Lottery Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve management contracts with Kansas Entertainment and Penn National Gaming to operate a state-owned gaming facility in Wyandotte County.
Commuter forecast for August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009
There is a chance for some scattered showers and thunderstorms this morning. The possible rain could make the roads wet so drive carefully as you’re navigating the minor construction delays on your morning commute.
Seniors shy away from Web networking
August 26, 2009
In recent years, social networking Web sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter have exploded into the online arena, drawing users from a vast demographic.
5 questions: Fair reporting
Board president talks attendance, fair’s future
August 26, 2009
David Todd, president of the Leavenworth County Fair board, discusses this year’s county fair.
Saturday poker tournament set to help local police officer
August 26, 2009
A Texas Hold ‘em tournament will start at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds administration building and will benefit Tonganoxie police Lt. Tony Hernandez to help cover medical costs for cancer treatment.
Retired school personnel kick off new year Sept. 3
August 26, 2009
Leavenworth Area Retired School Personnel will kick off their 2009-10 year at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 at the Heritage Center in Leavenworth.
Hummingbirds return to beautify backyard
August 26, 2009
Although I suppose it’s entirely possible that they’ve been there all summer and I just haven’t been looking at the right time, we’ve seen them at our feeders only in the last week or so.