Archive for Thursday, February 12, 2009

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Lawmaker to deploy to Iraq
February 12, 2009
Newly elected Kansas Rep. Melanie Meier, D-Leavenworth, has been called to report for active duty.
Commuter forecast, February 12, 2008
February 12, 2009
Clear roads should make for a very nice commute this morning. It will be a couple degrees above normal, but still a little chilly with temperatures around 30 degrees.
Payne uses sport to give back
Basehor resident teaches karate lessons, self-defense
February 12, 2009
Noah Chambers, 11, of Turner, travels to the First Baptist Church of Basehor each Thursday night to learn karate.
Bump up in weight doesn’t slow Basehor’s Seaton
February 12, 2009
Symon Seaton sat slumped against the wall of the Mill Valley High School gymnasium, still catching his breath after a wild 11-6 victory over Mill Valley’s Devin Ellison on Thursday.
Celebrating Mardi Gras
February 12, 2009
Last Friday night Ada and I went to the Mardi Gras at the Heritage Center in Leavenworth and had a really good time.
Wolf Creek makes progress
Despite slow start, project moves on schedule
February 12, 2009
Five questions with Kevin Barclay, Wolf Creek grocery store operating manager, and Ed McIntosh, Benchmark Management owner
Neighbors: Mary Ann Mogle
February 12, 2009
Basehor City Clerk Mary Ann Mogle is featured in Neighbors.
Strength and Conditioning for BLMS students
February 12, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School strength and conditioning coach Ross Schwisow will conduct a Middle School Strength and Conditioning Camp.
BLMS seventh-grade boys beat MTMS, fall to Piper
February 12, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School boys basketball teams swept a pair of games from Monticello Trails on Thursday, Feb. 5.
School board approves $10 million bond sale
February 12, 2009
The Board of Education of Basehor-Linwood USD 458 met in a special meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, to approve the sale of an additional $10 million in construction bonds.
New scholarship offered to students studying travel
February 12, 2009
New touring scholarship to be offered by the Kansas City Regional Destination Alliance
Squirrel scramble lures 138 teams to Tonganoxie
February 12, 2009
Kody Nehl and Zach McCowan waited in silence in some woods just outside Tonganoxie with pellet guns locked and loaded.
BLMS eighth-graders take two from Piper
February 12, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball teams took a pair of games from Piper on Monday.
Pirates can’t sink Bobcats in KVL clash
February 12, 2009
After three straight games of taking steps backward — capped by a 53-52 loss Friday at Mill Valley — the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team took a leap forward on Tuesday as it fought off Piper, 51-41, at the Bonner Springs YMCA.
Opponents beware: BLHS girls taking down league’s best
February 12, 2009
When asked about her team’s home game Friday against Kaw Valley League co-leader Lansing, Basehor-Linwood senior Bren Koontz smiled and said she’ll probably dream about it.
Agriculture Hall of Fame begins kids’ farm series
February 12, 2009
Farm Tales events are scheduled at the National Agriculture Hall of Fame
Squirrels acceptable in wild, unacceptable at home
February 12, 2009
The atmosphere at our house these days is positively squirrelly, and I don’t mean in a metaphorical way. Squirrels are trying to take over this dwelling for their own, and we humans seem to be powerless to do anything about it.
K.C.-area chapter of WAVES to meet
February 12, 2009
WAVES National Heart of America Unit 9 will meet for lunch Feb. 28
KU program to focus on women, heart disease
February 12, 2009
University of Kansas Hospital will present a health program later this month about the warning signs of heart disease in women.
Basehor-Linwood graduate makes college honor roll
February 12, 2009
Basehor student Danielle Elliot was listed on the fall 2008 Highland Community College Dean’s Honor Roll
Waterpark taking shape
Schlitterbahn construction progresses
February 12, 2009
The 360-acre plot of land off of Parallel Parkway in Kansas City, Kan., could be characterized as a whole lotta dirt, with a few pieces of construction thrown in. But in a few months, it will be home to phase 1 of one of the largest tubing parks in the world.
Columnist exchanges warmth, sleep for adventures of dog sled racing
February 12, 2009
Karen Land, a columnist for the Great Falls Tribune in Great Falls, Mont., has competed in the Iditarod dog sled race three times. On Feb. 4, she visited Basehor elementary schools and finished her tour at the Basehor Community Library.
4-H notes
February 12, 2009
The January meeting of the Reno Bobwhites was led by Hillary Saatoff, committee leader.
Digital switch delayed
February 12, 2009
Analog television watchers will now have a little more time before the official switch to digital television arrives.
Legislature needs upgrade
February 12, 2009
With the economic slowdown generating less tax revenue for Kansas government, we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to reinvent and redesign state and local government for greater effectiveness and efficiency.
BLHS boys will turn loss into positive
February 12, 2009
Heartbreaking loss to league rival may be a blessing in disguise for the Basehor-Linwood boys.
Community members rally for adoption fees
February 12, 2009
A Basehor family will soon bring home two new family members from across the world.
Residents speak up against Cedar Lakes annexation
February 12, 2009
Residents of Cedar Lakes Estates gathered Monday night during a public hearing at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School to let the Basehor City Council know what they thought about the possible annexation of the subdivision.
On the agenda
February 12, 2009
Basehor City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 17.
Council member seeks mayor spot
February 12, 2009
Basehor City Council President Iris Dysart is taking tips from the past and looking toward the future with her mayoral campaign.
Leavenworth County commissioners look to staff for help paring budget
February 12, 2009
Leavenworth County Commissioner John Flower said the county has been pretty lucky that, for the most part, it has remained insulated from the worst of the economic crisis that has gripped the country.
Looming state budget cuts spark board discussion
February 12, 2009
Basehor-Linwood School Board members are trying to figure out how to compensate for a potentially large budget cut.