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LHS volleyball is preseason No. 3
August 26, 2010
The Lansing High volleyball team earned a No. 3 ranking in the Kansas Volleyball Association’s preseason rankings which were released Thursday.
Basehor library organizes 39th District candidate forum
August 26, 2010
The Basehor Community Library will play host to an open house for Republican candidate Owen Donohoe and Democrat candidate Joe Novak, who are squaring off for the 39th District Kansas House of Representatives seat. The open house will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2.
Meet the Bobcats slated for tonight
August 26, 2010
The annual Meet the Bobcats event will take place at 6 p.m. today at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Commuter forecast for August 26, 2010
August 26, 2010
Another cool morning drive this Thursday with patchy fog and temperatures in the 50s. Normal traffic conditions shouldn’t slow the drive too much.
Senior-heavy Basehor-Linwood soccer takes aim at 4-1A playoff appearance
12:00 a.m., August 26, 2010 Updated 05:38 p.m.
Basehor-Linwood soccer coach Austin Knipp is stressing the importance of technique early in the season.
State qualifier Tendick returns to lead BSHS tennis
August 26, 2010
Sometimes a veteran coach just knows a good pair when he sees it.
Insurance requirement threatens county’s negotiated radio deal
August 26, 2010
Leavenworth County government’s attempt to act as an intermediary in an agreement to secure digital radios for the county’s fire departments will apparently go forward despite the decision of two local departments not to participate.
Be on guard for identity theft striking seniors
August 26, 2010
This past weekend I had the joy of celebrating my wife’s grandma’s (Dorothy Thomas) 85th birthday. Happy birthday grandma!
Honor the community givers
August 26, 2010
One truth that cannot be forgotten is that children greatly determine how much you care about them by seeing how much time you spend with them.
Tiblow Days heat
August 26, 2010
It seems to me that Tiblow Days, back to school and hot weather go hand in hand. It really shouldn’t be a surprise since August is probably our hottest month of the year.
New lineup for BLHS, but goals are the same
August 26, 2010
The turf and names in the program might be all that has changed at Basehor-Linwood High School this season.
NASCAR star Bowyer receives royal treatment during visit to Lawrence
August 26, 2010
NASCAR superstar Clint Bowyer sat at the desk of Bill Self on Tuesday afternoon, and, with a big smile on his face, signed a driver’s helmet for Kansas University’s basketball coach.
Athletic Braves eager to battle for KVL championship
August 26, 2010
The Bonner Springs High School football team is looking to bounce back from a disappointing 3-6 campaign in 2009 with an electrifying 2010 season.
Winery opens harvest of grape crop to public
August 26, 2010
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery’s “Picking Sundays” have returned. As the Basehor winery’s grape crop ripens, the public is invited to come out on Sundays to help with the harvest.
Tiblow Days kicks off weekend of activities
August 26, 2010
The 31st annual Tiblow Days festival is right around the corner and Bonner Springs is filled with excitement and anticipation.
Petition asks legislators to fund senior medical care
August 26, 2010
A senior health care facility in Shawnee was the 36th stop for a national petition effort to encourage federal and state governments to support Medicare funding.
Monticello history kept alive with partnership
August 26, 2010
The Monticello Community Historical Society is trying to keep the area’s rich history alive, and the group’s newest initiative is in collaboration with De Soto USD 232.
Festival focused on past adds modern touches
August 26, 2010
For 33 years, organizers with the Kansas City Renaissance Festival have made it their business to bring the days of yore, in entertaining fashion, to the modern world.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School opens to rave reviews
August 26, 2010
The newest school building in Basehor-Linwood USD 458 opened Monday to rave reviews, even though a few finishing touches are still to be added.
Business relocates to Edwardsville from Wisconsin
August 26, 2010
Edwardsville’s newest business joining the city’s growing industrial community has moved in and is busy making changes to its new home.
Choosing back-to-school activities
August 26, 2010
Back-to-school days can be hectic, but a lot like shopping in a candy store with money in your pocket, it’s tempting to choose one of everything.
Basehor VFW plans for Texas Hold’ em tournament Friday
August 26, 2010
The Basehor VFW Post 11499 will play host to a Texas Hold ’em fundraiser Friday, Aug. 27.
Tina Ashford
August 26, 2010
Tina Ashford is the Bonner Springs Senior Center director
Orthopaedic surgery office open in Leavenworth
August 26, 2010
OrthoKC, a medical practice specializing in orthopaedic surgery, has opened a new office in Leavenworth.
The wonders of a GPS
August 26, 2010
We stayed in Lakewood and really relied on our GPS (Global Positioning System) to help us find our way around. That is the most wonderful invention and it saved us from getting lost a number of times.
Game On Against Hunger’ coming to Bonner
August 26, 2010
For a second year, friendly competition among fans of Kansas State University, Kansas University and the University of Missouri-Columbia will help CHOP Hunger in Kansas City.
Coaching legend McFall takes over Mill Valley girls hoops program
New Jaguars coach won two state titles with Olathe South
August 26, 2010
“Nobody likes change” is how the old adage goes. And change when we least expect it usually meets with twice the hostility.
Elevator mishap remains strong in memory
August 26, 2010
I am sure by now you have read about Stephanie Abrams, journalist on The Today Show who got stuck in an elevator and went on to do her broadcast from there. Can you even imagine?
Motorcyclists to participate in March of Dimes event
August 26, 2010
This year’s March of Dimes Bikers for Babies benefit is scheduled for Sept. 19.
County approves funding for airport site study
August 26, 2010
After learning the Federal Aviation Administration approved a grant for a site selection study for a new general aviation airport in the county, Leavenworth County commissioners started considering the next step.
NASCAR Nationwide Series, Truck Series returning to Kansas Speedway in 2011
August 26, 2010
The tough trucks of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the new cars of the NASCAR Nationwide Series will return to Kansas Speedway in 2011.
Lee Newton Memorial Golf Scramble scheduled
August 26, 2010
The Lee Newton Memorial Charity Four-Person Golf Scramble and Putting Contest has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Sounds in Kansas City 5K set up for Sept. 11
August 26, 2010
The Midwest Ear Institute’s Sounds in Kansas City 5K Run/Walk is slated for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Shawnee Mission Park.
City of Linwood receives water grant
August 26, 2010
The city of Linwood was one of 29 Kansas communities to share in $9.2 million in Community Development Block Grant funds the Kansas Department of Commerce awarded July 30.
Rivalry Run scheduled for Saturday at P&L
August 26, 2010
The Rivalry Run, a 5K race designed to pit runners from Kansas and Missouri head-to-head in a battle for state pride and domestic violence awareness, is slated for 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Mo.
Rotary Club prepares for Tiblow Days
August 26, 2010
The Bonner Springs Rotary Club met Monday, Aug. 23, to discuss details regarding its involvement in this year’s Tiblow Days festival.
Retired employees group plans candidate forum
August 26, 2010
The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will have a general election candidate/issue forum at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware, Leavenworth.
Community college offers Zumba fitness class
August 26, 2010
Kansas City Kansas Community College will play host to the Latin-inspired dance fitness class Zumba through the month of September.
St. Mary’s college honored for veterans services
August 26, 2010
The University of St. Mary has been honored as a 2011 Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.