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Council approves tax rebate program
September 10, 2009
A new incentive is one step closer to reality for potential property owners in Basehor.
Homecoming hero
September 10, 2009
Traditionally, homecoming week at Tonganoxie High School is packed with events geared to fill students with school spirit.
Penn National joins with Speedway on Wyandotte County casino proposal
September 10, 2009
Competing interests have joined forces in the quest to become the gaming facility manager for a state-owned and operated casino in Wyandotte County.
Commuter Forecast for September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009
We are looking at a dry start with some patchy fog, a nice change compared to yesterday’s rain.
Bobcats have fun on the run
BLHS girls, boys sweep team titles at home meet
September 10, 2009
It didn’t take long for the Basehor-Linwood cross country team to find out if its hard work in the summertime would pay off this fall.
Senate candidate blames government borrowing for economic crisis
September 10, 2009
While many United States citizens have been expressing concerns about recent government actions, U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kan, has some concerns of his own.
Bonner Springs resident wins big with Basehor lottery ticket
September 10, 2009
Watching a television show and acting on its message paid off to the tune of $75,000 for an 18-year-old Bonner Springs woman.
Basehor-Linwood graduate completes military training
September 10, 2009
Air Force Airman Brian E. Fish graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Kiwanis club sponsoring blood drive at high school
September 10, 2009
Basehor Kiwanis is sponsoring a Community Blood Drive from 3 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, at Basehor Linwood High School in the small gym.
KVL football title race will be blurry
September 10, 2009
If we learned anything from Friday’s opening night of football, it’s that the Kaw Valley League is going to be a bit of a mystery this season.
Health department plans drive-tru flu shot clinics
September 10, 2009
The Center for Disease Control is recommending an earlier seasonal flu shot this year.
TOPS teaches truck safety
September 10, 2009
When approaching a semi truck on the highway, the first instinct of many drivers is to pass and get in front of it as soon and as quickly as possible.
Free student screenings offered in Tonganoxie
September 10, 2009
Children from birth to age 5 years can receive free screenings from 8:30-11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 11, at Sacred Heart Church, 1100 West St., Tonganoxie.
Ballou is leader of pack at Hayden Invitational
September 10, 2009
Brooks Ballou was a force to be reckoned with on the cross country course during his junior season.
Bobcat volleyball squad sees positives in loss to 6A school Olathe Northwest
September 10, 2009
Basehor-Linwood volleyball coach Tammy Zydlo liked some of what she saw during last Thursday’s loss to Olathe Northwest.
Recycling 411
City clerk addresses Basehor recycling
September 10, 2009
The Leavenworth County Board of County Commissioners voted in February to end satellite recycling in the county. Basehor City Clerk Mary Ann Mogle discusses Basehor residents’ current recycling options.
Neighbors: Aladdin Ashkar
September 10, 2009
Neighbors with Basehor Chamber of Commerce Vice President Aladdin Ashkar.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
September 10, 2009
The Basehor City Council will have a work session Monday, Sept. 14.
Leppke leads Basehor-Linwood to rout of Santa Fe Trail
Senior quarterback accounts for more than 400 yards of total offense in season-opening victory
September 10, 2009
Four-year starter at quarterback Brandon Leppke tackled more than 400 yards in a game against Santa Fe Trail.
On the agenda: Basehor-Linwood School Board
September 10, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School Board will have its regular meeting Monday, Sept. 14.
Basehor golfers finish ninth at Piper tourney
September 10, 2009
Basehor-Linwood golfer Samantha Espinoza finished just a couple strokes away from medaling at the Piper Invitational Golf Tournament on Tuesday at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Former sheriff to speak
September 10, 2009
A former Johnson County sheriff will discuss the rise of violent gangs in the metropolitan area and their potential overflow at the next Leavenworth County Republican Party Central Committee Town Hall.
6News showing live from Basehor
September 10, 2009
Sunflower Broadband Channel 6News will bring a live telecast to Basehor at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Remember When
September 10, 2009
A look back through the years
Letter: Smoke-free Kansas
September 10, 2009
Kevin Harker writes about his approval of Gov. Mark Parkinson’s proposal for a statewide smoking ban.
Thoughtful decision-maker accepts Kemper position
September 10, 2009
Bonner resident’s niece takes on curatorial position at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
September foods in spotlight at Ag Hall
September 10, 2009
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame presents its next installment of “Farm Tales,” focusing in on foods September is known for
Organization plans several fundraisers for USD 458
September 10, 2009
It’s another year in the Basehor-Linwood School District, and the Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation has several activities planned to raise money for students and staff.
Jenkins talks health care at town hall meeting
September 10, 2009
About 130 people packed into a room Thursday at the Leavenworth Riverfront Community Center to meet U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.
Busy times in area
September 10, 2009
There are a lot of great things happening in our area in September.
9/11 memories last forever
Army major recounts role he played following terrorist attacks on Sept. 11
September 10, 2009
Army Maj. Jon Brierton remembers exactly where he was and what he was doing eight years ago when two planes hit the World Trade Center.
TV’s British Invasion
September 10, 2009
A decade ago, I always looked forward to Thursday nights. No, it wasn’t because the week’s newspapers were completed or because it was one of the few free nights I had each week. I enjoyed Thursday evenings because it was my favorite night to watch television.
Dogs contribute to safer environment in prison
September 10, 2009
The Safe Harbor Prison Dogs program continues to thrive, seeing steady success with its training and adoption plans for dogs and overcoming a much-publicized incident in 2006,when the organization’s president orchestrated an inmate’s escape in a dog crate.