Archive for Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Naismith among 8 Wonders of Kansas People
October 28, 2010
Results were announced Thursday morning by the Kansas Sampler Foundation after six weeks of voting by the public.
Holland seeking name recognition in governor’s race
October 28, 2010
Around Kansas, Tom Holland is spreading his message and seeking enough name recognition to propel him to a four-year term in the Governor’s Office The Baldwin City Democrat isn’t lacking name recognition in his own hometown, though.
Neighbors: Tillie Laplante
October 28, 2010
Tillie Laplante shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Neighbors column.
Waterpark details 2011 expansions
October 28, 2010
The new Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark announced Tuesday some details of the multimillion-dollar 2011 expansion of the park.
Jobs, taxes, education rank high for incumbent
October 28, 2010
Owen Donohoe finds the issue most of his constituents are concerned about is job creation, though lowering taxes and education also rank highly.
Citation, plea become issue
October 28, 2010
Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Kevin Yoder pleaded guilty to refusing to take a preliminary breath test in connection with a 2009 incident, Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said.
Protecting schools key issue in race, says challenger
October 28, 2010
Protecting education is the most important matter for the state of Kansas, as Joe Novak sees it.
An apple a day …
October 28, 2010
It’s that time of year again and we love viewing all the varieties, sizes and colors of that wonderful versatile fruit.
Candidates battle for open House seat
October 28, 2010
The state’s 3rd District U.S. House race has been a back-and-forth between two candidates who said they would be the best new fit to represent the district in Washington.
Church group to offer annual soup supper
October 28, 2010
The United Methodist Women of Grinter Chapel UMC will have its annual chili and soup supper Saturday, Nov. 6.
BLHS sends 3 runners to state championships
October 28, 2010
After the Class 4A regional championships Saturday, Basehor-Linwood boys cross country runners had a bad feeling about their state plans.
Basehor-Linwood throttles Tonganoxie
Football team secures berth in Class 4A state playoffs
October 28, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood High School football team held Tonganoxie scoreless for the first 38:54 of a district rivalry game Friday night at Beatty Field and rolled to a 41-16 victory, eliminating any chance for the Chieftains to play in the postseason.
Braves blow out Wildcats, secure state playoff berth
Bonner Springs can secure district title with victory Friday against Lansing
October 28, 2010
Bonner Springs wasted no time punching its ticket to the Class 5A state playoffs Friday night.
Soccer shocker: Tonganoxie upsets BLHS in regional playoffs
October 28, 2010
Basehor-Linwood entered the Class 4-1A boys soccer regional playoffs with dreams of advancing to the state tournament.
Candidates agree on jobs, part ways on other issues
October 28, 2010
Jobs are front and center in the 42nd District Kansas House of Representatives race — but it’s other priorities where the candidates differ.
Event covers county’s haunted history
October 28, 2010
Janet Reed’s journey into the most historic — and what some claim to be the most haunted — sites in the Midwest began about eight years ago when she says she got a first-hand taste of what seeing a ghost was all about.
Catholic Cemeteries honors order of nuns with granite cross
October 28, 2010
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann will preside at a special ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, to bless and dedicate a cross in a section of Mt. Calvary Cemetery newly designated for the Sisters, Servants of Mary.
Remember When
October 28, 2010
A look back at this day in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
BLHS volleyball ends season against SJA
October 28, 2010
Sometimes Goliath does fall.
School, church craft fairs coming up
October 28, 2010
The coinciding Basehor craft fairs sponsored by Alpha Delta Kappa and Holy Angels Catholic Church will take place the first weekend of November.
Basehor-Linwood schools earn Standard of Excellence awards
October 28, 2010
Basehor-Linwood schools earned 10 building wide Standard of Excellence awards and 19 grade-level awards from the Kansas State Department of Education for the 2009-10 school year.
Farmer’s market organizers report success in first year
October 28, 2010
The demand was there for Basehor’s first summer of farmer’s markets. The challenge, organizers discovered, was the supply.
Marching Bobcats ready for major festival
October 28, 2010
On this Monday morning, it’s been nearly three months since the Basehor-Linwood High School marching band felt the 100-degree heat radiate off the artificial turf at band camp, and it’s five days until the band’s last and biggest festival of the year.
Road project priority topic of KDOT meeting
October 28, 2010
Portions of the Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70 interchange project in Wyandotte County made it to the top of a priority list of road projects during a public open house Friday in Kansas City, Kan.