Archive for Thursday, July 9, 2009

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Left turn lane being added at I-70/K-7 interchange
July 9, 2009
Work has begun for the addition of a left turn lane from the Interstate 70 exit ramp onto southbound Kansas Highway 7 at the K-7/I-70 interchange in Bonner Springs.
Commuter Forecast for July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009
Watch out for roadways that could be a little hectic due to road work this morning.
Basehor’s annual July 4 celebration heightens patriotic spirit
July 9, 2009
The annual Basehor Fourth of July celebration provided plenty of patriotic entertainment Saturday to residents, family and friends.
Former city administrator named citizen of the year
July 9, 2009
As Basehor Chamber of Commerce President Gayle Runnels called out his name, Carl Slaugh’s face expressed complete surprise.
Neighbors: Betty Rehm
July 9, 2009
Introducing Betty Rehm of Bonner Springs.
Kansas City church plans summer garage sale
July 9, 2009
The Grinter House United Methodist Church will play host to its annual garage sale July 16-18.
County Republican party organizes park barbecue
July 9, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Party “Barbeque in the Park” will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Tonganoxie VFW Park.
Council to start exploring cost-saving strategies in Glenwood sewer project
July 9, 2009
The Basehor City Council revisited at its regular meeting Monday the decommissioning of the Glenwood Estates sewer lagoons.
Basehor-Linwood school board agenda
July 9, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood school board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 13.
United Kennel Club dog show begins July 18
July 9, 2009
Heartland Toy Fox Terrier Association is sponsoring a United Kennel Club five-breed dog show next week in Tonganoxie.
Five questions: Sewer update
July 9, 2009
County shares latest on Glenwood project
Madame Hatter’s Tea Room open for business
July 9, 2009
Madame Hatter’s Tea Room has come to town, and at a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning, owner Bonnie Freeland shared her excitement about moving her business from downtown Eudora to downtown Bonner Springs with those who attended.
Five T-Bones named to all-star team
July 9, 2009
Five members of the Kansas City T-Bones have been named to the Great Plains team for the 2009 Northern League All-Star Game, set for tonight at Silver Cross Field in Joliet, Ill.
BLSA changes date of summer soccer camp
July 9, 2009
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.
KCKCC to offer girls basketball camps
July 9, 2009
Two summer basketball camps for girls will be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College Monday through Thursday, July 20-23.
Sunflower State Games deadline approaching
July 9, 2009
The deadline to register for the 20th anniversary of the Sunflower State Games is Friday, July 10.
Letters: Help appreciated during crisis
July 9, 2009
We would like to thank all those who came to our rescue after a criminal act affected our lives, and we want to make others aware of the problem of people trashing our area and environment.
School district battling more state budget cuts
July 9, 2009
Kansas public schools received more bad budget news July 2 from Gov. Mark Parkinson.
Museum continues summer extended business hours
July 9, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum will continue its extended hours through the month of July.
Churches take children to Rome through combined efforts
July 9, 2009
Bonner Springs youths will be traveling to Rome this summer during a time when the Christian Church was just beginning.
Oil spill leaves family in shock
July 9, 2009
The morning of June 15 was not a pleasant one for Doug and Tonya Wiley.
Bobcats hit weights for ‘09 season
July 9, 2009
There is no clock in the Basehor-Linwood High School weight room that counts down to the start of fall practice and football season.
Former Bobcats return to BLHS to coach summer MAYB teams
July 9, 2009
Basehor-Linwood girls basketball coach Noah Simpson has preached the concept of family to his players since he took over the program two years ago.
Basehor’s population spikes by 12 percent, Census Bureau estimates
July 9, 2009
The city’s motto “Basehor… and still growing” rings true with the latest number from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Garden fresh tastes better
July 9, 2009
It was a great meal! It started with a salad featuring freshly picked romaine lettuce, spring onions and radishes.
Basehor resident attacked Tuesday by own pit bull
July 9, 2009
A Basehor resident was attacked Tuesday morning by his own dog.
County appraiser steps down after 15 years
July 9, 2009
Before the Leavenworth County Appraiser’s Office got its new space on the second floor of the courthouse five years ago, the sound of a wooden yardstick tapping on the floor could only mean one thing: Donna Graf was going to find a way to fit more people or furniture into their 25-foot by 25-foot office.
Remember When
July 9, 2009
A look back though the years.
Five Questions: Crashing in soon
Schlitterbahn set to open within a week
July 9, 2009
Five questions with Kansas City Schlitterbahn Marketing Director Chris Ozimek.
Sure-handed Schaake took ‘Cats to the top
July 9, 2009
Chandler Schaake was a player who made those around him better when he was at the top of his game.
New Cap Fed executive director position filled
July 9, 2009
The Capitol Federal Foundation, the independent charitable foundation of Capitol Federal Savings, has a new executive director.
Kenneth W. Bernard City Park dedicated
July 9, 2009
Mayor Bernard was pleased and surprised at having the park named after him.
Recycling reminder issued
July 9, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum is reminding residents a paper-recycling drop off is located across the street from the museum on 155th Street. Proceeds from the recycling will benefit the Basehor Historical Museum Society.
Teachers learn during Outward Bound training
July 9, 2009
The teachers say they are better able to empathize with students struggling at school because the Outward Bound course, which was from June 14 to June 21 in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota, was one of the most difficult, and most rewarding, challenges of their lives.
Students learn ‘bread and butter’ of canine handling
July 9, 2009
It can be a terrifying thing to see a dog streaking toward you across a field, fast and low to the ground, lips peeled back from a mouth filled with huge white teeth.
Museum to open new Amelia Earhart exhibit
July 9, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum will begin its next exhibit July 30.
Nursing home offers safe haven in dismal heat
July 9, 2009
The Bonner Springs Nursing Home, 520 E Morse Ave., will open its doors to any senior in the community as a place to get relief from the heat if the temperatures reach into the 90s.
Basehor graduate earns degree in motion pictures
July 9, 2009
A former graduate from Basehor-Linwood High School, Tyler D. Holstrom, 25, received a bachelor’s degree in motion picture and television from the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
Musical variety featured in City Band performance
July 9, 2009
The program has been announced for the Bonner Springs City Band concert at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Kelly Murphy Park.
Basehor City Council agenda
12:00 a.m., July 9, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Basehor City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, July 13.
BSHS coach pleased with squad’s 7-on-7 effort
July 9, 2009
Clanking weights rattled against each other, filling the air at the Bonner Springs YMCA as members of the Braves football team were up and training hours before their classmates were even thinking about getting out of bed this summer.
Song lyrics express feelings shared by many
July 9, 2009
One of my favorite pastimes is listening to music — particularly to works by my favorite singer-songwriters.
Bonner dancer heads to New York for training
July 9, 2009
At 9 a.m. Madison Epp will head into her first class of the day, a ballet and pointe technique seminar.