Archive for Thursday, July 16, 2009

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Master gardeners provide homegrown advice
July 16, 2009
Master gardeners Joy and Bill Kromer came to the Basehor Community Library Thursday to give people advice on growing herbs at home.
Creative Promotions starts business with a bang
July 16, 2009
Creative Promotions, 14500 Parallel, had its grand opening Thursday.
LCDC unveils new look
July 16, 2009
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation wants everybody to know one thing…
Hundreds dive in to Schlitterbahn
July 16, 2009
Riding a tube around an 1,800-foot river and sliding down a completely black, enclosed water slide were the most popular experiences to be had at Thursday’s sneak peek of the new Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark.
Postmaster visits chamber of commerce
July 16, 2009
The United States Postal Service has more options for personal and business use than one might think.
Commuter Forecast for July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009
Thunderstorms could affect the tail end of the morning commute.
Wolf Creek Marketplace grand opening set for Friday
July 16, 2009
Wolf Creek Marketplace will have its grand opening Friday, July 17.
Brownback urges GOP unity
July 16, 2009
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback called for party unity while speaking at a Leavenworth County Republican Party barbecue Saturday in Tonganoxie.
Historical museum plans bluegrass performances
July 16, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum will have two live performances starting at 6:30 p.m. July 23 and July 30.
Winery wins seven awards at summer competition
July 16, 2009
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, Basehor, received two silver medals and five bronze medals in the Third Annual Mid-American Wine Competition July 10-12 at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny, Iowa campus.
BLHS graduate Gripka to play baseball at KCKCC
July 16, 2009
Justin Gripka has always prided himself on being a good teammate; a player who didn’t belittle the other players on his team.
Winery ends summer series
July 16, 2009
The Grand Marquis jazz band will be performing from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Basehor Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, 18807 158th St.
Defendant in sex case competent to stand trial
July 16, 2009
Psychiatric testing shows a 66-year-old Basehor resident accused of soliciting sex acts from elementary school children is competent to stand trial.
Camps keep legend alive, provide Scout activities
July 16, 2009
Theodore Naish may have gone down with the RMS Lusitania in 1915, but his legacy lives on close to 100 years later in the form of the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation in Bonner Springs.
Business opening, ready to promote
July 16, 2009
A new promotional business has made its way to Basehor.
Neighbors: Bob Harrison
July 16, 2009
Neighbors with Basehor Planning Commission member Bob Harrison
Survey: district effective, efficient
July 16, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School District had positive results from its recent effectiveness and efficiency review.
Letters: Community newspapering
July 16, 2009
Usually you get unhappy subscribers complaining about something. Today we want to thank you.
Smoke alarm product recalled
July 16, 2009
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced the voluntary recall of certain smoke alarm.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
July 16, 2009
The Basehor City Council will have its regular meeting Monday, July 20.
Some surprising history about Lansing
July 16, 2009
I really believe the Civic Club was the beginning of what is now called The Lansing Community Club.
Team-first Porchia is Athlete of the Year
July 16, 2009
Starian Porchia does not consider herself a flashy player.
Douglas was a difference-maker at Basehor-Linwood
July 16, 2009
Kara Douglas earned 11 letters in 12 sports at Basehor-Linwood High School, four letters each in volleyball and softball, three letters in basketball.
City reviews new sewer plan
July 16, 2009
The Basehor City Council opened discussion again Monday about the Glenwood Estates sewer decommissioning at its work session.
NASCAR driver puts racing novice at ease in ride-along
July 16, 2009
I know very little when it comes to auto racing, or cars for that matter.
Tough times not a first
July 16, 2009
It is easy to fall into a funk of “doom and gloom” when you read the morning newspaper or watch the evening TV news.