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Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade BLHS fall musical: 'Seussical'

How do you celebrate Veterans Day?

Response Percent
I proudly fly the American flag.
I do nothing.
I attend a Veterans Day ceremony.
I attend the Leavenworth Veterans Day parade.
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BSHS places 4th at state soccer
November 11, 2010
As third-place games tend to go no matter the sport, one team shows up hungry for a trophy while the other is too demoralized from the previous day’s loss to compete. The result ends up being a blowout.
Neighbors: Roberta Wilkes
November 11, 2010
Roberta Wilkes shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Neighbors column.
BLMS 7th-grade squads remain undefeated
November 11, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball teams opened the season with victories against Lexington Trails Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
BLMS 8th-grade basketball earns more victories
November 11, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball teams are on a roll. Recently, both the varsity and junior varsity squads crushed Lexington Trails Middle School.
KCK construction setting records
November 11, 2010
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., recently reported that Kansas City is setting records for new construction permits issued and construction jobs created.
Take part in Adoption Month
November 11, 2010
November is National Adoption Month. In Kansas there are more than 5,000 children in foster care and approximately 900 of them are waiting to be adopted. Can you imagine the lives many of these young kids have led? Not one person to feed them, to read to them, to tuck them into bed. Not one person to support their desire to become an artist, a dancer, a soccer player.
We found grandpa
November 11, 2010
It is a long sad story about how we went to Mt. Calvary Cemetery for Memorial Day this year like we always do, but we looked and looked and found no marker for Grandpa John where we thought it should be.
Coffee shop’s offerings expand with new owner
November 11, 2010
Jeffrey Cook has worn a lot of hats in his career, from working as a corporate trainer for Applebee’s to working as a sous chef for the Kansas City Renaissance Festival to owning his own catering business.
BLHS principal seeks to beef up honors course offerings
November 11, 2010
Future Basehor-Linwood High School students seeking a challenge may have more honors courses to choose from — and students may have more incentive to enroll in those tougher courses.
Historical Museum displaying wedding dresses
November 11, 2010
The Basehor Historical Museum put its latest exhibit on display this week: “Wedding Wonderland,” a collection of vintage wedding dresses. The exhibit runs through Dec. 31 at the museum, 2812 155th St.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School dedication set
November 11, 2010
A dedication and ribbon-cutting for the new Basehor-Linwood Middle School building will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21, at the school, 15900 Conley Rd. in Bonner Springs.
Donohoe: repeal sales tax increase
November 11, 2010
Emboldened by last week’s election gains, Republicans in the Kansas House who lost a bid to stop the state sales tax increase say it’s time for a rematch.
Service in blood of Army officer
November 11, 2010
You might say service to country is in Lt. Col. Jamie Holley’s blood.
Gardner hammers Bonner Springs in 5A football playoffs
November 11, 2010
On second down late in the fourth quarter, Jourdaine Smallwood ran 25 yards sideways to the sideline, avoided a sack and then rushed 30-plus yards to the other side of the field.
BLHS grad Schaake helps KCKCC to victories
November 11, 2010
Chandler Schaake, who helped lead the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team to the 2009 state championship, helped the Kansas City Kansas Community College men’s basketball team to a 79-50 rout of North Arkansas and a 93-63 blowout of Ottawa’s junior varsity Friday and Saturday during the sixth annual Lindsey Classic.
Wristen: Playoff loss a lesson for Bobcats
November 11, 2010
Barely a week has passed, but it’s still hard to comprehend what happened.
Open house slated
November 11, 2010
KCB Bank is staging an open house for its new commercial loan center in Bonner Springs.
Former business owner dies one day shy of 96
November 11, 2010
A longtime Bonner Springs businessman who narrowly survived a lightning strike as a 12-year-old died last month, a day short of his 96th birthday.
Back with wheels’
November 11, 2010
Alright, I will admit I was nervous.
Volunteer advises ‘take it one day at a time’
November 11, 2010
Many in the Bonner Springs community know Muriel Jared for her boundless energy.