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Health department expands priority groups for H1N1 vaccine
All persons 6 months to 24 years now eligible
November 5, 2009
Leavenworth County Health Department will have a free public H1N1 flu clinic from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday at the health department, 500 Eisenhower Rd. in Leavenworth.
H1N1 flu clinics offered
November 5, 2009
Leavenworth County Health Department will have a free public H1N1 flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Health Department, 500 Eisenhower Rd., Leavenworth.
Basehor VFW to play host to Thanksgiving dinner
November 5, 2009
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars is playing host to a Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens.
KVL football report: Week Nine
November 5, 2009
District play has been sorted out, and so have some Class 4A state playoff games.
Commuter Forecast for November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009
The Thursday morning commute should be dry but very chilly. Travel between Lawrence and Topeka could be interrupted briefly by road work.
Tigers bounce Bobcats from playoffs
Basehor-Linwood digs early hole, is unable to rally past Jefferson West
November 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood football team put together as good a season in 2009 as the school has ever seen, but it all came to a devastating end Tuesday night.
Parade organizers plan special honor for veteran
November 5, 2009
The Leavenworth County Veterans Day parade, the nation’s oldest Veterans Day observance, is observing its 90th year this year, but parade organizers are paying tribute to one veteran in particular.
Neighbors: Dustin Care
November 5, 2009
Neighbors with Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation department coordinator Dustin Care.
Complicated medical care not necessary for survival
November 5, 2009
Sometimes I just get confused about how complicated medical care has become for all of us. I honestly don’t remember that it was that costly when I was a youngster and as a young wife and mother.
Senator Kelly Kultala named director of Women in Government group
November 5, 2009
Senator Kelly Kultala, D-Kansas City, was selected as the Kansas State Director for Women In Government, a national, bi-partisan organization of women state legislators.
Fort Leavenworth foundation gets $6.1M pledge
November 5, 2009
Billionaire H. Ross Perot has pledged gifts totaling $6.1 million to the Command and General Staff College Foundation at Fort Leavenworth.
Holton tops Piper in Class 4A playoffs
November 5, 2009
Holton’s high-powered rushing attack proved to be too much for Piper and versatile quarterback Jasper Sanders.
Kerry Roberts basketball deadline approaches
November 5, 2009
The Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball league has extended its registration deadline for the 2009-2010 season.
Service agencies issue land-holdings reminder
November 5, 2009
Norma J. McConkey reminds foreign investors who buy, sell or hold a direct or indirect interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required under the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act to report their holdings and transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Honor Roll announced
November 5, 2009
Glenwood Ridge Elementary School has released the names of students who made honor roll for the first quarter.
Area firefighters honored at annual ceremony
November 5, 2009
Sunday was a day for appreciation in Basehor. That afternoon, firefighters from Fairmount Township, Sherman Township and Stranger Township fire departments were honored for their service to the community.
Drug-free message reaches Basehor youths
November 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School District had an eventful end Friday to Red Ribbon week.
Bobcats senior Peterson finishes 26th in state race
Coach says performance may be best since Basehor, Linwood schools merged
November 5, 2009
As they have done all season, Basehor-Linwood’s Kayla Peterson and Hannah Tush warmed up together Saturday and waited for the race to start.
Auction to benefit youth
November 5, 2009
A silent auction benefit for Logan Jason Miles, of Edwardsville, will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, at 5401 Johnson Drive, Mission.
MAYB tourney scheduled
November 5, 2009
Mid-America Youth Basketball will conduct a tournament Nov. 21-22 in Leavenworth. Deadline to register is Friday, Nov. 6. Cost is $165 per team with a three-game guarantee.
Letters: Teacher cherishes old students
November 5, 2009
Since I was a history teacher in Bonner Springs from 1956 to 1967, I remember very well events at Bonner High School in 1959.
A trip to remember
November 5, 2009
It was a trip of a lifetime for a 20-year-old central Kansas woman who probably had never been out of McPherson County. It was a journey that she would talk about for the rest of her life, which stretched over seven decades
Courting in Lansing
November 5, 2009
Sixty years ago this month, on Nov. 19, 1949, Ada and I became engaged.
City collecting donations during holiday season
November 5, 2009
In an effort to help residents in need this holiday season, the City of Basehor will be accepting non-perishable items and canned goods for the Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services.
Bobcats rally past Pirates for district, KVL titles
Murphy’s TD catch helps BLHS squeak past Piper
November 5, 2009
Basehor-Linwood wide receiver Colin Murphy watched the football stick to his hands and landed with his feet in the end zone.
Salvation Army accepting applications for assistance
November 5, 2009
The Salvation Army, 600 Walnut in Leavenworth, is accepting applications for Christmas assistance throughout the month of November.
Columnist questions Pakistan’s commitment against Taliban
November 5, 2009
Pakistan has reached a turning point concerning the government’s stance on Taliban militants, a Philadelphia Inquirer columnist said Thursday.
Panthers, Blue Angels win tournament at Bonner Springs Community Center
November 5, 2009
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department completed its second annual Girls’ Youth Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Bonner Springs Community Center.
Church to play host to chili and soup supper
November 5, 2009
The Grinter Chapel United Methodist Church will play host to a chili and soup supper from 12-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the church, 78th Street and Swartz Road, Kansas City, Kan.
Residents invited to bring old electronics to ReStore
November 5, 2009
Heartland Habitat for Humanity ReStore will play host to a free electronics recycling event for Kansas City metro area residential customers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14.
Singing for joy
Leavenworth County’s Cody Choraliers take hobby to the next level
November 5, 2009
For the men of the Cody Choraliers, singing is more than a hobby.
Edwardsville fourth-graders speak out about veterans
November 5, 2009
Fourth-graders in Anna Lavely’s class at Edwardsville Elementary School were asked for a class assignment to write about “What a veteran means to me,” in preparation for a Veterans Day assembly.
Board meetings cancelled
November 5, 2009
Because of a lack of agenda items, the Basehor Park and Tree Advisory Board will not meet from November 2009 to February 2010.
Mill Valley prepares to face St. Thomas Aquinas in 5A football playoffs
November 5, 2009
Trevor Rainbolt has played in some big games throughout his football career at Mill Valley High School.
Remember When
November 5, 2009
A look back through the years.
Athletic association seeking assistance
November 5, 2009
The Basehor Athletic Association has called out to the Basehor City Council for help.