Archive for Thursday, March 5, 2009

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Polls

What do you look for as a sure sign spring is here?

Response Percent
Temperatures in the 70s
 
31%
The first robin
 
26%
March 20 on the calendar
 
16%
None of the above
 
16%
Spring training begins in Florida and Arizona
 
8%
The groundhog not seeing his shadow on Feb. 2
 
1%
Total 61
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Commuter forecast, March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009
There are no adverse conditions affecting this morning’s commute. A south wind could push your car around on the highway, but nothing serious is expected.
BLHS powerlifters hope to defend state title
March 5, 2009
Pound for pound, some of strongest high school students in Kansas will visit Basehor-Linwood High School on Saturday to compete in the Class 4A State Powerlifting Championships.
Seaton leads Bobcats with sixth-place finish at state
March 5, 2009
Reality set in for Mike Torrez on Monday.
Koontz lifts Basehor girls past Atchison
March 5, 2009
Basehor-Linwood girls basketball coaches issued challenges at halftime of Tuesday’s Class 4A sub-state game against Atchison.
KCKCC events to mark Women’s History Month
March 5, 2009
“Women taking the lead to save our planet” will be recognized in a series of programs celebrating Women’s History Month at Kansas City Kansas Community College in March.
Tonganoxie on tap in semifinals for Basehor-Linwood girls
March 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team will play a familiar foe in the second round of the Class 4A sub-state tournament on Friday.
BLHS boys clobber Royal Valley in sub-state tourney opener, 82-32
March 5, 2009
Colin Murphy caught the basketball in transition, made a couple dribbles, took a step and with one hand dunked the basketball, bringing down the house and scoring Basehor-Linwood’s 73rd and 74th points of the game.
Suspect stabs himself after attacks
March 5, 2009
Shawnee Police arrested a Shawnee man the evening of Feb. 24 for attacking three women in a western Shawnee apartment complex.
KDOT plans two dialouge sessions in area
March 5, 2009
The Kansas Department of Transportation will play host to a series of community dialogue sessions to gain public input and insight into the 5-County Regional Transportation Study.
Booster Club thanks
March 5, 2009
To the editor: The Bonner Springs High School Booster Club would like to thank the community in supporting the high school athletes. We had our First Chris Cakes/Silent Auction on Feb. 20, and thanks to community support it was a success.
Anglers brave cold, snow on opening day
March 5, 2009
Cold temperatures and wet white snow blanketed Wyandotte County Lake this past weekend on the first day of the fishing season, but they weren’t enough to keep diehard fisherman from missing opening day.
Community sale to benefit art programs in local schools
March 5, 2009
When Lesli Trout heard that there was a possibility the art program’s budget at her child’s school would be reduced next year to nearly nothing, she was concerned.
Eagle Day Event to offer walking tours, nature
March 5, 2009
Eagle Day will be from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Grinter Place. Tom Farris with the Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance will guide the day filled with history and nature.
Online scams become prevalent in tax season
March 5, 2009
Internet scams are becoming the easiest crimes to commit. The scams are often quick and simple, and it is difficult to trace the offender(s).
Severe weather awareness activities to begin
March 5, 2009
Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week activities begin Monday.
Sophomore leads improved Bravettes in loss to Basehor
March 5, 2009
The odds were stacked against the Bonner Springs girls most everywhere you looked on Friday night.
Survey to test district’s efficiency, effectiveness
March 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School District is conducting a district-wide survey to determine how well it has been performing and to find ways to maximize its resources.
Planning commission debates sidewalk issue
March 5, 2009
The Basehor Planning Commission is getting a little closer to a resolution for the city’s problems with subdivision sidewalks.
City takes step in Wolf Creek construction
March 5, 2009
At Monday night’s Basehor City Council meeting, Benchmark Management owner Ed McIntosh addressed the council concerning the revised agreement between the city and the Kansas Department of Transportation for the construction of Wolf Creek Parkway.
Basehor valuation increases, bucking area trend
March 5, 2009
There was virtually no growth in property valuation in Leavenworth County, according to the county Appraiser’s Office, but two cities in the southern part of the county did show some valuation increases.
Remember When
March 5, 2009
A look back through the years.
Small photograph opens up big questions about yesteryear
March 5, 2009
On a day when the snow fell swirling like filaments inside a snow globe, I sat hunkered down over a small, black-and- white photograph. The photograph belongs to a high school classmate of mine; we have been trying to identify people in the picture.
Wyandot Center receives $20,000 grant
March 5, 2009
Topeka-based Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans has awarded a $20,000 grant to Wyandot Center for consulting support to install and implement an interactive data management system.
Legends holds stromg despite restaurant closings
March 5, 2009
Two restaurants recently closed at The Legends at Village West and even though officials say the economy might have played a factor in these closings, Legends general manager Chuck Oglesby says the entertainment and shopping district is still holding its own.
Friends of NRA schedule annual banquet
March 5, 2009
Leavenworth County Friends of NRA’s 11th annual banquet and fundraiser will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Administration Building of the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
WyCo to exhibit infamous jailbirds
March 5, 2009
“Mugged – A rogues gallery from the Leavenworth Penitentiary” will be on display March 15 to May 31 at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum.
On the Agenda
March 5, 2009
Basehor City Council agenda for March 9 meeting.
BLHS headed to China with KU program
March 5, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School graduate Amy D. Rousselo is among 14 students at Kansas University who have been selected as 2009 Kansas Asia Scholars and are preparing to study abroad May 22 to June 13 in China.
Memories of radio legend live on
March 5, 2009
Hello, America … stand by for news: Paul Harvey is dead.
Neighbors: Linda Kasselman
March 5, 2009
Linda Kasselman is the administrative assistant of the Bonner Springs High School principal.
The history of zippers
March 5, 2009
The zipper went through nine patents over the years starting with shoes and rubber galoshes.
Title gave city a boost
March 5, 2009
In 1984, both Bonner Springs and Basehor were enjoying the euphoria of real “march madness.” No, I’m not talking about KU or K-State, both of whom were NCAA contenders or the NBA Kansas City Kings featuring BSHS and KSU grad Eddie Nealy.
Jazz band rocks busy weekend
March 5, 2009
Composer and conductor John Philip Sousa said jazz would endure as long as people heard it through their feet instead of their brains. The Basehor-Linwood High School jazz band has done a lot of feet tapping lately.
Learn to avoid the blues when growing blueberries
March 5, 2009
Blueberries are not naturally suited to grow well here for a variety of reasons, but I want to share some tips on how to give these berries an excellent chance to survive in northeast Kansas.