Archive for Thursday, July 29, 2010

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County Commission schedules meeting to discuss benefit district
July 29, 2010
Discussion will be on chip and seal of streets in Lo-Mar and Stoner subdivisions.
Tonganoxie man sent to hospital following semitrailer accident
11:53 a.m., July 29, 2010 Updated 11:49 p.m.
A semi trailer landed in a ditch after a tire blew out Thursday east of Linwood.
Kilimanjaro calling: Journey to the roof of Africa offers lesson in humility
July 29, 2010
Sports Editor Chris Wristen spent June 6-12 climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The following is an excerpt from his travel journal.
Three vie to be Democrats’ nominee in 2nd District race
July 29, 2010
Two relative unknown candidates and one who created a stir in the political world two years ago are running for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2nd U.S. House District.
2nd District GOP incumbent faces stern test
July 29, 2010
The Republican Party primary for the 2nd Congressional District features the classic split in the GOP.
Commission proposing property tax increase
County to publish budget with 1.18 mill addition
July 29, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission has approved publication of a 2011 budget that would start a county codes court next year, despite its most vocal supporter’s last-minute reconsideration.
Expert’s advice to beat the heat: hydration, hydration, hydration
Hydration, hydration, hydration
July 29, 2010
Summertime and the working ain’t easy. This is especially true for Josh Blevins, who spends most of his workday putting up houses for Mills Construction.
Basehor-Linwood sees progress in summer football
July 29, 2010
Basehor-Linwood football players have been busy this summer trying to develop a formula to duplicate last season’s success.
Auto racing is a way of life for Bonner Springs brothers
July 29, 2010
Does a hot night under the lights on a dirt track sound like an ordinary Saturday night?
Changes being discussed to improve safety on K-32
July 29, 2010
A revamped version of an old intersection three miles south of a new Kansas Turnpike interchange is in line for some potential changes intended to improve safety.
Primary next week
July 29, 2010
With state and national offices up for consideration, candidates and election officials are hoping voters participate in this year’s primary election.
Remember When
July 29, 2010
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
County resident lambasts new codes court
Dairy farmer calls funding the court a ‘doggy, kitty tax’
July 29, 2010
When it comes to budgeting for a new codes court in Leavenworth County, at least one resident is saying thanks, but no thanks.
Area communities form Special Olympics team
July 29, 2010
A new Special Olympics team is forming in southern Leavenworth County.
12-year-old girl who saved drowning man honored
July 29, 2010
A 12-year-old Kansas City, Kan., girl who is credited with saving a 49-year-old man from drowning has been honored by KCK Police.
Basehor Resident joins Tastefully Simple Inc.
July 29, 2010
Lynn Wendt, of Basehor, has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
Alternative medicine proves to be effective
July 29, 2010
You don’t expect to go to lunch with a colleague and get hauled off to her Chinese chiropractor, but it can happen.
Up against a stump’
July 29, 2010
My late father-in-law had a favorite saying whenever he faced a problem. He would smile, scratch his head and point out that “I guess I’m up against a stump.”