Archive for Thursday, February 26, 2009

Also from February 26

Polls

Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Response Percent
Yes
 
63%
No
 
36%
Total 19
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Commuter forecast for Feb. 26, 2009
February 26, 2009
We’ll have a decent commute this morning with a small chance of rain and temperatures around 50 degrees.
Koontz has historic week during pair of victories
February 26, 2009
On Tuesday, Feb. 17, Bren Koontz poured in seven 3-pointers against Santa Fe Trail, tying BLHS girls basketball coach Noah Simpson’s school record for treys made in a game.
BLHS girls take down Perry
February 26, 2009
Cassy Bever scored 10 points and Megan Bergstrom chipped in 9 points to lead Basehor-Linwood to a 36-26 victory at Perry-Lecompton on Tuesday.
State senators discuss hot topics in Kansas
February 26, 2009
Senator Kelly Kultala discusses Kansas issues.
Basehor Police Department Calls
February 26, 2009
Calls for Basehor Police
Students earn KSU honors
February 26, 2009
Several area students were among the nearly 1,800 students earning semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance during the fall 2008 semester.
On the agenda: Basehor Planning Commission
February 26, 2009
The Basehor Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Basehor City Hall.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
February 26, 2009
Basehor City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, at Basehor City Hall.
School district program awarded two grants
February 26, 2009
Basehor-Linwood YouthFriends will be awarded $4,500 for participation in its first year of the Kansas Department of Education/Office of Juvenile Justice Authority three-year grant stipend through 2011. This funding is through the Kansas Career Pipeline and its partnership with YouthFriends e-Mentor “career exploration” projects.
Assistant superintendent completes leadership class
February 26, 2009
David Howard, assistant superintendent of the Basehor-Linwood School District, recently completed his participation in the 2008-2009 class of the Leadership for Tomorrow program, sponsored by the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB).
5 Questions: Mysterious Kansas
Author provides new view of Sunflower State
February 26, 2009
Author Nancy Pickard’s novel “The Virgin of Small Plains” is a mystery set in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Pickard wrote the novel to help readers see the true beauty of Kansas and to give them a story they could not stop reading.
Neighbors: Jamie Istas
February 26, 2009
Jamie Istas is the owner of The Pink Zebra Boutique.
Torrez nabs regional title to lead BLHS
February 26, 2009
Mike Torrez walked off the mat at Spring Hill High School a champion on Saturday.
Gang of 5 earns trip to Salina
February 26, 2009
Basehor-Linwood wrestling coach Scott Neil would like to build a team that qualifies every varsity wrestler for state. The Bobcats took a step toward that goal on Saturday in the Class 4A regional tournament at Spring Hill High School.
Switch to sewers to be costly for residents
February 26, 2009
Property owners in Glenwood Estates learned they may have to pay dearly to hook into the city of Basehor’s wastewater treatment system after the state-ordered decommissioning of the subdivision’s sewage lagoons takes place later this year.
Leavenworth County senator emphasizes changes taking place at unemployment office
February 26, 2009
Senator Tom Holland discusses the Leavenworth County unemployment office.
Vaca sparks Basehor-Linwood boys to victory over Perry
February 26, 2009
Mark Vaca entered the game with his team trailing 6-2 on Tuesday night.
MAYB basketball tournament offered
February 26, 2009
Mid-America Youth Basketball has announced numerous tournaments in the area.
BLHS girls run streak to 11
February 26, 2009
The winning streak continues for the Basehor-Linwood girls powerlifting team.
Westport St. Patrick’s Day 4-Mile Run scheduled
February 26, 2009
The 31st annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day 4-Mile Run is now accepting registrations.
University of St. Mary’s announces dean’s list of area students
February 26, 2009
University of St. Mary’s dean’s list for the fall 2008 semester includes several area students.
Musical lyrics full of important history
February 26, 2009
One of the reasons I enjoy listening to music is because the writers of the lyrics echo what’s going on in the world at the time the song was written.
Candidates prepare for primary elections
February 26, 2009
Primary elections in Wyandotte County will be Tuesday, and residents of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville will have the opportunity to vote in two races.
Salvation Army locations to distribute food items
February 26, 2009
The Salvation Army will be distributing food at the following dates and locations:
KCK Barbecue contest moves to Bonner locale
February 26, 2009
The Great American Barbecue Festival has announced that Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone in Bonner Springs will be its new location for Memorial Day weekend 2009.
Severe weather seminar offered
February 26, 2009
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., will play host to the 2009 Severe Weather Seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Performing Arts Auditorium on the Kansas City, Kan., Community College campus, 7250 State Avenue.
Strength and Conditioning for BLMS students
February 26, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School strength and conditioning coach Ross Schwisow will conduct a Middle School Strength and Conditioning Camp.
Remember When
February 26, 2009
A look back through the years.
Handwriting analysis
February 26, 2009
I think every parent, teacher or “boss” should know the basics of handwriting analysis because it creates an understanding of what makes another person tick.
New principal looking forward to change
February 26, 2009
Turner High School Associate Principal Mike Wiley is ready for his new position as the Basehor-Linwood Middle School principal.
Basehor may have missed stimulus boat
February 26, 2009
The Mid-America Regional Council on Tuesday released a list of transportation stimulus projects for the Kansas side of the metropolitan area and the way that each project was scored by MARC. None of Basehor’s projects appeared on the list.
Expert offers business advice during recession
February 26, 2009
Running a business is never easy, and it is even more difficult during an economic recession.
School board prepares list for budget cuts
Superintendent reassures district staff, faculty that jobs are not at risk in phase 1 of plan
February 26, 2009
At Monday night’s Basehor-Linwood School Board work session, board members sat down to discuss some possible areas for saving money during the next two school years.