Archive for Thursday, June 24, 2010

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World Cup watch parties to continue
June 24, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards, the Kansas City Power & Light District and the Kansas City/USA Host City Bid Committee will continue to play host to watch parties for the 2010 World Cup at KC Live! in the Power & Light District.
Wizards to hold Greener Goals event
June 24, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards will play play host to the second annual Greener Goals event next week in Northeast Kansas City, Mo., to improve and reconstruct heavily used fields in Belvedere Park.
Wellness Center addresses overall health needs
June 24, 2010
The word “wellness” may bring to mind a person working out at a gym or going to the doctor for a yearly checkup, but to Beth Conrad, wellness means much more.
Pain is part of the game for local MMA fighter
June 24, 2010
The gash on his nose, scrape across his forehead and cut under his eye give the impression that Chad Vandenberg has had a rough evening.
Pep assembly honors BLHS state championship squad
June 24, 2010
School has been over for a month, but the parking lot at Basehor-Linwood High School filled once more Monday evening.
Missing the little things
June 24, 2010
When I was young there was a popular song, “Little Things Mean A Lot.” In recent weeks I have learned that is certainly true.
School district fails to make decision regarding employee layoffs
June 24, 2010
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 Board of Education members failed to approve two terminations Monday, a week after form letters had already been sent out to two district workers notifying them their jobs had been cut.
County attorney seeks raises for himself, two prosecutors
June 24, 2010
Less than 17 months after taking office, Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson would like a raise.
Sewer line project starts $70,000 under budget
June 24, 2010
Leavenworth County commissioners awarded a bid Monday that was $70,000 less than the engineer’s estimate for the controversial Sewer District No. 3 sewer line project.
Keeping Wii fit
Providence Medical Center uses game system to enhance joint replacement therapy
June 24, 2010
A new addition to Providence Medical Center has joint replacement therapy patients moving on into the 21st century.
Ode to Ed Bradford
June 24, 2010
Last week we lost a good friend. Ed Bradford died Sunday, June 13, 2010, at his home in Tonganoxie at age 79.
County commission rejects fire departments’ radio request
June 24, 2010
Leavenworth County commissioners will not make further financial contributions to township fire departments for digital radios.
Rehm, Mayberry represent BLHS at MO-KAN
June 24, 2010
Basehor-Linwood was well represented in the MO-KAN All-Star Softball challenge on Monday, June 7.
Letter: Parks and Rec doing fine job
June 24, 2010
In response to the article, “Parks lacking, says Bonner Beautiful,” I disagree with the Bonner Beautiful Commission’s comments about the Parks and Recreation Department. I specifically take issue with (Lloyd) Mesmer’s comment about Skip Dobbs “exhibiting a lack of leadership.”
Letter: Helpers make successful relay
June 24, 2010
We would like to thank the entire Kaw Valley community for their overwhelming support of the 8th annual Relay For Life and a special thanks to our 154 honored guests, our cancer survivors, who continue to be our inspiration!
Fresh foods to be found
June 24, 2010
The Basehor community has a new place to acquire fresh produce and seasonal cooking ingredients.
Road project developing
June 24, 2010
Construction will resume on Wolf Creek Parkway after a change order approved by the Basehor City Council.
Wastewater building gets upgrade
June 24, 2010
A shiny, new belt filter press, complete with a new building to house it in, is now in operation at the Bonner Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Remember When
June 24, 2010
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Chamber introduced to finance program
June 24, 2010
The June Basehor Chamber of Commerce meeting was all about getting organized.
Edwardsville, Basehor receiving part of $4 million street light grant
June 24, 2010
With the movement for energy efficiency gaining momentum and cities looking for ways to reduce costs during this economic climate, a new street lighting program may be just the ticket for two area cities.
Letter: Lifeguard shows insensitivity
June 24, 2010
It has come to my attention that the staff at the Bonner Springs Aquatic Center need manners and an education on those with disabilities that attend the center.
City to have annual July 4 celebration at high school
June 24, 2010
Basehor is gearing up its Independence Day celebration.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate blasts statewide business group
June 24, 2010
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland on Friday told the largest business organization in Kansas to take a hike.
Hollis plans wine tasting to raise funds for adding resources to center
June 24, 2010
The Hollis Renewal Center will be playing host to its fourth annual wine tasting event this weekend in an effort to add resources to the facility to enhance its visitors’ experiences.