Archive for Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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MAYB Basketball announces tournaments
October 7, 2009
The first of three Mid-America Youth Basketball tournaments will take place Nov. 21-22 in Leavenworth County.
Chaos on the Kaw tourney
October 7, 2009
The annual Chaos on the Kaw golf tournament will take place Oct. 16 at Sunflower Hills Country Club in Bonner Springs.
Monkey business
Monkey escapes owner in Basehor
October 7, 2009
A little monkey business ensued Monday in Basehor.
KVL football report: Week Five
October 7, 2009
Updated Kaw Valley League scores and standings for the 2009 season.
Tax rebate idea relegated to back burner
October 7, 2009
Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson’s idea to rebate some property taxes to elderly and disabled residents will remain an idea for the time being.
Commuter Forecast for October 7, 2009
October 7, 2009
Dry conditions and chilly temperatures should greet us this morning. Some ramp closures and delays between Topeka and Emporia could be cause for worry.
Limited supplies of H1N1 vaccine coming
October 7, 2009
Leavenworth County is expecting to receive its first batch of vaccines for the H1N1 influenza A virus soon, but officials say quantities are going to be too limited for the general public.
Stress might lead to dental woes
12:00 a.m., October 7, 2009 Updated 10:08 a.m.
Baldwin City dentist Chris Leiszler has seen on average at least one case a week in recent memory of someone with a broken tooth, the result of grinding or clenching their teeth.
Don’t forget: Seasonal flu vaccines to be offered tonight, Monday
12:00 a.m., October 7, 2009 Updated 09:15 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment as well as the Leavenworth County Health Department are encouraging residents to get their seasonal flu shots this year.
Fall colors starting to show
October 7, 2009
Hues of red, orange, yellow, green and purple glow in the sunlight against the pale blue sky.
5 Questions: Map makers
County touts new GIS Web site
October 7, 2009
Jeff Culbertson, Leavenworth County GIS director, discusses the department’s new Web site.
Another black eye
October 7, 2009
In August of 1896 William Allen White was fit to be tied. Accosted by an angry populist mob on the streets of Emporia, he stormed into his office at the Emporia Gazette and wrote an editorial that he headed, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”