Archive for Thursday, April 1, 2010

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What are your plans for Easter Sunday, April 4?

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Attend church
Spend time with family
Hunt for eggs
Total 27

Have you played, or do you plan to play an April Fool's Day prank?

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Total 0

All stories

Leavenworth County transfer station to cut hours, staff
April 1, 2010
The decision comes after a trash hauler decides to use a Missouri landfill.
Commuter forecast for April 1, 2010
April 1, 2010
The wind is going to be whipping this morning as you make your morning drive. Gusts could reach 40 miles per hour but the sun will be shining and the traffic delays should be minimal.
Five questions: Hunting safety
April 1, 2010
Five Questions about Easter egg hunting and coloring.
Basehor-Linwood soccer squad battles Harmon to 1-1 tie in opener
April 1, 2010
Consistency is what Basehor-Linwood girls soccer coach Jaclyn Naster is looking for from her players this season.
Experienced competitors return for BLHS track
April 1, 2010
Basehor-Linwood’s track team has between 50 and 55 members on it this season.
Community responds to mayor’s animal pledge
April 1, 2010
In response to Mayor Terry Hill’s pledge to make Basehor a no-kill city with respect to animals, a group of community members is coming together to take on the task.
Basehor VFW to honor soldiers returning from Iraq, Afghanistan
April 1, 2010
In 2009, the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 organized an effort to provide care packages to soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Basehor girls make ‘goal of winning state championships’
April 1, 2010
Two years ago, the Basehor-Linwood girls took a senior-laden squad to the state basketball tournament for the first time in more than a decade.
Season-opening split gives Bobcat softball cause for optimism
April 1, 2010
In the season- and home-opener Monday, the Basehor-Linwood softball team displayed a flair for the dramatic.
Multi-sport athlete Courtney aims to lead BLHS to state golf
April 1, 2010
Bobby Courtney will split time between golf and track this season.
New coach excited to take reins of Bonner Springs golf program
April 1, 2010
The Bonner Springs boys golf team has undergone numerous changes since qualifying for the Class 5A state tournament in spring 2009.
Neighbors: Rita Hoag
April 1, 2010
Neighbors with Rita Hoag
Parks and Recreation sports need uniform donors
April 1, 2010
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is in need of businesses to sponsor team uniforms for the upcoming summer youth baseball and softball season.
YMCA accepting sign-ups for youth activities
April 1, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCAs are accepting registrations for youth bitty basketball, youth baseball and bitty soccer.
Lawmakers wrap up regular session without new budget
April 1, 2010
Despite an unprecedented delay in forming a budget, Kansas leaders on Wednesday said a consensus was forming around the need to increase taxes to solve the state budget crisis.
100-year-old housing district all about community
April 1, 2010
Houses have been renovated and modernized, people have moved in and moved out, but after 100 years, there is still one component of the Lake of the Forest district in Bonner Springs that remains largely unchanged.
Former players return, help make inaugural Bobcat Open Shootout Tourney a success
April 1, 2010
The first annual Bobcat Open Shootout Basketball Tournament took place Friday through Sunday at Basehor-Linwood High School, and a handful of former local prep players helped their teams to first-place finishes.
BLHS baseball plans to take another step forward this year
April 1, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood baseball team is ready to take another step forward this season with a group of seven seniors who achieved a lot last year.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council work session
April 1, 2010
The Basehor City Council will have a work session at 7 p.m. Monday, April 5.
Retired school personnel schedules April 1 meeting
April 1, 2010
Leavenworth Area Retired School Personnel will meet at 3:45 p.m. April 1 at the Heritage Center in Leavenworth.
Historic steam locomotive to pass through area
April 1, 2010
Union Pacific Railroad’s historic steam locomotive, No. 844, will move through Bonner Springs and Edwardsville this weekend on a 3,500-mile tour from Wyoming to Texas.
Joint meeting breaks deadlock on County Road 1 issues
April 1, 2010
Although not all issues were resolved, a joint meeting of the Leavenworth County Commission and the Tonganoxie City Council helped jump-start interlocal agreements regarding the Leavenworth County Road 1 corridor.
UG’s Treasury Annex drive-up window closing
April 1, 2010
New license plates will be distributed to people registering their vehicles in Kansas beginning with the April 2010 renewals and continuing through the December 2010 renewals.
Bill aims to correct gas tax error
April 1, 2010
Area counties that were shorted significant gasoline tax revenue will receive repayment during a five-year period if the measure continues to progress.
Easter traditions vary
April 1, 2010
While it is sometimes overshadowed by other special occasions, the observance of Easter is truly unique. It is an unusual combination of religious observances and secular celebrations that combines traditions taken from pagan cultures. Probably the most unique facet of Easter is its date changes every year.
Program to have playgroup
April 1, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Parents as Teachers program will play host to a playgroup for birth to 3 year olds from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 14, at Basehor Elementary School, 15602 Leavenworth Road.
Senior receives scholarship
April 1, 2010
Cameron Maughmer, a senior at Basehor-Linwood High School, was awarded Kansas State University’s Leadership Scholarship during ceremonies Feb. 12 at K-State.
Healing arts
April 1, 2010
There are many schools available for a student who wants to receive a degree in art therapy.
Child screenings offered
April 1, 2010
Children ages birth to 5 years can receive a free developmental screening between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., April 9, at First Baptist Church of Basehor, 1410 N. 155th St.
Fond memories recalled about beloved resident
April 1, 2010
The line snaked along the hall, around the corner and back up the wall opposite. The wait to greet the family and bid Jim Coleman a fond, bittersweet farewell was an hour or more. No one complained, rather spent the time reminiscing and telling stories; some of which I overheard, some of which I could only imagine and long to hear more.
Student to play in orchestra
April 1, 2010
Former Basehor student Amanda Huguenin, will be a member of the Washburn University orchestra for performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, “The Mikado,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, and Saturday, April 10, in White Concert Hall on the Washburn campus.
Lawmaker fights back following bypass surgery
April 1, 2010
In a test he almost skipped because he had never felt healthier, Rep. Owen Donohoe, R-Shawnee, discovered his heart wasn’t receiving enough oxygen.
Residents question city’s sewer intentions
April 1, 2010
In the middle of what has seemingly become an endless battle, Glenwood Estates residents are speaking out about the Sewer District 3 lagoon decommissioning.
BSHS softball hopes to grow, win with Wardlow
12:00 a.m., April 1, 2010 Updated 10:53 p.m.
There is pep in the step of coach Kara Wardlow as she watches her team prepare for the upcoming softball season.
Area resident in Leadership Kansas class
April 1, 2010
A better understanding of the “state’s economic engine” is at the forefront of Kevin Istas’ mind as he prepares to join a select group of business men and women in the 2010 class of Leadership Kansas.
Commission green lights site study for county airport
April 1, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission moved forward Monday with a study of a new general aviation airport in the county.
Remember When
April 1, 2010
10 Years Ago (March 30, 2000)