Archive for Thursday, August 12, 2010

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On the street

What did you spend on new clothes for school for your kids?

Response Percent
More than $200
Nothing, I don’t have school-aged children
Total 36

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Lansing library to mark first year in new building
August 12, 2010
Lansing Community Library will play host to an open house from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, to celebrate the one-year anniversary at its new location, 730 First Terrace, Suite 1.
KDOT announces public meeting for K-7/I-70 interchange
August 12, 2010
The Kansas Department of Transportation is holding a public open house to discuss the current status of the K-7 and I-70 Interchange in Bonner Springs.
Metro area under smog alert
August 12, 2010
As if scorching temperatures and an excessive heat warning weren’t enough, the metro area is under a pollution alert today.
Braves’ Puckett an All-American
Sophomore-to-be makes BSHS history at national tourney
August 12, 2010
Bonner Springs wrestling coach Brandon Jobe knew he had a special group of freshmen to work with when he took over the Braves’ program last year.
Museum introduces exhibit of Dust Bowl photographs
August 12, 2010
If you think it’s hot and dry in Kansas now, just imagine what it would have been like during the 1930s when part of the country was gripped in the Dust Bowl.
New signal slows traffic near school
August 12, 2010
The beginning of a school year is full of many new things such as school supplies, students and teachers. In the case of the Linwood Elementary School, the new year also comes with new safety precautions.
Wristen: A moment of silence before fall sports begin
August 12, 2010
This is it; the calm before the storm.
Post 199 bows out at Legion state tourney
August 12, 2010
KC Varsity Post 199, an American Legion baseball team with players from Basehor-Linwood and Piper high schools, compiled a 1-2 record in the Class AAA State Legion Baseball Tournament in late July in Dodge City.
Bonner Parks and Rec announces fall program
August 12, 2010
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for youth soccer and adult co-rec volleyball leagues.
Tiblow Trot sighn-ups still being accepted
August 12, 2010
Registration is still open for the 32nd annual Tiblow Trot. The run features a challenging, accurately measured five-mile course that includes major hills. Split times will be announced at the one and two-and-a-half mile points.
4-H Falks prepared for county fair
August 12, 2010
The kitchen of the Falk family is filled with the smell of baked treats.
Fair entries run gamut for Hoge sisters of Reno Bobwhites
August 12, 2010
A member of the Hoge family is a fashion designer.
Commission gives go-ahead for K-7 study
Assessment of K-5 plan gets taken out of the running
August 12, 2010
Outflanked and outvoted, Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson has given up on his push to advance an enhanced Kansas Highway 5 plan as the county’s sole project for the 10-year, $8.2 billion Kansas transportation plan.
Youth theater class offered
August 12, 2010
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation department will play host to a theater class for youths called The Out-of-Trunk Players.
Basehor City Council meets next week at City Hall
August 12, 2010
Here’s the agenda for the Aug. 16 Basehor City Council meeting.
VFW plays host to breakfast
August 12, 2010
The next event at the Basehor VFW post 11499 will be a breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the VFW hall, 2806 N. 155th Terrace.
Bobwhites 4-H club meets
August 12, 2010
The regular monthly meeting of the Leavenworth County Reno Bobwhites 4-H club was called to order at 7:37 p.m. July 1.
Just give the facts, please
August 12, 2010
Whew! Am I ever glad the primary election is over. Maybe we’ll have a short break before we start being bombarded with more general election advertising.
Remember When
August 12, 2010
10 Years Ago (Aug. 10, 2000): The Bonner Springs Senior Citizens announced plans for the annual spaghetti dinner. Cost for tickets was $4.50. Head coaches for Basehor-Linwood High School were Paul Brown, football; Kelly Brungardt, cross country; and Kevin Suther, volleyball.
U.S. 24-40 road work ongoing
August 12, 2010
A pavement repair project is under way on U.S. Highway 24-40 from the Kansas Highway 16/U.S. Highway 24-40 junction in Tonganoxie east to the Leavenworth/Wyandotte County line.
Pet peeves
August 12, 2010
I am usually a patient man, but there are certain things that irritate me to death. We all have “pet peeves” and here are a few of mine.