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What is your favorite food to eat on the Fourth of July?

Response Percent
Hot dogs and hamburgers
Fried chicken
Red, white and blue cookies
Cotton candy
Total 49

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Gov. Parkinson cuts public schools and higher education funding by 2 percent
July 2, 2009
Public schools and higher education were cut 2 percent by Gov. Mark Parkinson on Thursday as part of a $160 million budget-reduction plan.
Commuter Forecast for July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009
Roadwork on U.S. Highway 24 and K-4 North between Lawrence and Topeka shouldn’t delay you more than five or 10 minutes. There is bridge construction from Lawrence to Kansas City along I-70 between mile markers 202 and 236.
Basehor-Linwood athletes pumped for summer conditioning program
Participation reaches record numbers as ‘Cats seek progress
July 2, 2009
It’s mid-morning on Thursday, and the temperature is already in the low 90s.
Neighbors: Ken Massingill
July 2, 2009
Ken Massingill is a Basehor Board of Zoning Appeals member
Five question: July 4 safety
July 2, 2009
Fire department shares holiday fireworks tips
Late gamble fails as Kaos fall, 20-19
July 2, 2009
The Kansas Kaos took a gamble on Saturday night to win the game and came up about a foot short.
Former Basehor-Linwood basketball players pack KCKCC summer league rosters
July 2, 2009
It is Monday night and Kansas City Kansas Community College’s gymnasium is hopping like its February.
YMCA programs have openings available
July 2, 2009
For those still looking to enroll their children in summer programs at the Bonner Springs and Providence YMCA facilities, you are in luck. Space is still available in some youth programs.
Basehor businesses receive awards of recognition
July 2, 2009
Several Basehor businesses were recently honored as part of Business and Industry Appreciation Month, designated by Gov. Mark Parkinson.
State sees positive changes despite broken economy
July 2, 2009
The Kansas economy is struggling, as is the rest of the nation, but there are some positive signs on the horizon, state economic development officials on Monday said.
Kansas Lottery requests casino contract extension
July 2, 2009
Last-minute changes recently forced the Kansas Lottery to request an extension to their deadline for approving contract agreements with potential managers of a state-owned and -operated casino in Wyandotte County.
Year ends with shortfall
July 2, 2009
Public school officials are dreading the start of the state’s fiscal year.
Basehor follows suit with new tax rebate program
July 2, 2009
The Basehor City Council’s recent actions to begin work on a possible property tax rebate program for new property owners falls in step with several surrounding cities.
On the agenda: Basehor Planning Commission
July 2, 2009
The Basehor Planning Commission will have its regular meeting Tuesday, July 7.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
July 2, 2009
The Basehor City Council will have its regular meeting Monday, July 6.
City gears up for 4th of July event
July 2, 2009
The annual Basehor Fourth of July celebration is just two days away, and this year’s festivities are set to live up to the city’s patriotic traditions.
Tractor Daze to make its second appearance
July 2, 2009
Though the name implies tractors will get a starring role in this year’s Tractor Daze at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, they certainly won’t be the only highlight of the all-day event on Saturday, July 11.
Second library music group hits park stage July 24
July 2, 2009
Grand Marquis will be the next band to perform in ther Basehor Community Library’s summer concert series.
Basehor-Linwood graduate named to college dean’s list
July 2, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School graduate Ashley Jeannin was named to the Spring 2009 Dean’s List at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.
Congresswoman’s staff takes tour across state
July 2, 2009
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins’ staff visited Leavenworth Tuesday, June 23, for a Congress to Kansas mobile office tour.
BLSA chages date of summer soccer camp
July 2, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association, in collaboration with the Olathe Rush soccer team, will conduct the third annual Rush Summer Skills Camp. The date of the camp has changed, however.
Basehor resident completes Kansas Ironman race
July 2, 2009
Basehor resident Chris Maleta successfully completed the Kansas Ironman race on Sunday, June 14, at Clinton Lake State Park in Lawrence.
Leavenworth receives This Old House honor
July 2, 2009
It’s only fitting that the first city in Kansas be recognized as having some of the country’s best historic homes.
Fireworks, soccer highlight 4th of July celebration in Wyandotte County
July 2, 2009
Those looking for a fireworks display this Fourth of July can come see the Wizards take on the Houston Dynamo at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
Farm Service Agency gets ready to nominate new committee members
July 2, 2009
Farmer and rancher candidate nominations will be accepted through Aug. 3 for local Farm Service Agency county committees.
Character makes nation great
July 2, 2009
The Independence Day weekend has arrived and with it comes the stories about how our nation won its freedom against what seemed to be insurmountable odds.
Dog show scheduled
July 2, 2009
The United Kennel Club Conformation Dog Show, sponsored by the Heartland Toy Fox Terrier Association, is July 18 and July 19 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds 4-H building in Tonganoxie, 405 W. Fourth St.
Dance band to perform at Holy-Field Vineyard
July 2, 2009
BCR, a dance band that covers several musical genres, will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, 18807 158th St.
Remember When
July 2, 2009
A look back at memories 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Crossroads United Methodist Church
July 2, 2009
Last Sunday, June 28, Ada and I went to the Open House of the Crossroads United Methodist Church formerly at 107 E. Kay St. and now at 101 East Gillman Road.
4th of July means better celebrations but less meaning
July 2, 2009
Looking at old photos of Fourth of July celebrations, you get the idea that we don’t celebrate Independence Day the same way our forefathers did.
Providence Medical Center draws large crowd, reveals renovations with weekend open house
July 2, 2009
The completion of $17 million-worth of renovations is certainly cause for celebration, and a celebration it was during Saturday’s Providence Medical Center Saint John Hospital open house.
Commission makes wind turbine process easier
July 2, 2009
Leavenworth County may be getting a little greener.
Conservation district makes progress in budget battle
July 2, 2009
The final budget numbers aren’t in yet, but it looks as though the Leavenworth Conservation District has won the first battle in getting funding for next year.