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On the street

How did you spend your Labor Day holiday?

Response Percent
I simply enjoyed the day off.
I spent time with my family.
I didn’t have the day off.
I had/attended a barbecue.
I went to the Renaissance Festival.
I attended a Labor Day parade.
I went to the Royals game.
Total 49

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Schmidt’s AG campaign taps county attorney for assistance
September 9, 2010
Todd Thompson will lead the local campaign to elect Derek Schmidt attorney general of Kansas.
Lions still No. 2 in 5A volleyball poll
September 9, 2010
The top three teams in the Kansas Volleyball Association Class 5A poll remain unchanged.
BLHS wins Bobcat Invitational titles
September 9, 2010
On a day when rain soaked the course and thunder and lightning delayed race action, the Basehor-Linwood boys and girls cross country teams successfully defended their titles at the Bobcat Invitational Thursday at Wyandotte County Park.
Remember When: September 9
September 9, 2010
Basehor Linwood High School had an enrollment of 559. Bonner Springs High School reported an enrollment of 715.
Wristen: Bobcats still team to beat for KVL title
September 9, 2010
Twenty seniors graduated from last year’s Kaw Valley League champion Basehor-Linwood football team.
New Mexico trip includes visit to special museum
September 9, 2010
The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is the nation’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field and is a Smithsonian affiliate.
Museum’s exhibit addresses German, Russian emigrants
September 9, 2010
They’d moved eastward from Germany into Russia in pursuit of freedom, but that freedom was evaporating. They needed someplace new, and for thousands, that place was halfway across the world in Kansas.
Re-enactment takes Bonner man on ‘epic journey’
September 9, 2010
As a child, Jim Stanley hated history classes in school.
Letter: Mayor’s reports on health, Royals are positive news
September 9, 2010
To the editor: While reading the Sept. 2 Chieftain, I was happy to hear Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith went to a Royals baseball game, which he wrote about in his column. He also appeared in a Chieftain photo awarding the Wheelers the Marion Vaughn Community Service Award.
National Parks Service plans meeting about future of Lewis and Clark trail
September 9, 2010
The National Park Service is reaching out to the public as the first step in creating a long-range plan for the future of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.
United Way fundraising campaign kicks off Friday
September 9, 2010
Those leading this year’s Leavenworth County United Way drive acknowledge it’s going to be a tough fundraising year.
District shifts school times to accommodate buses
September 9, 2010
Students at Basehor Elementary School and Basehor Intermediate School now begin class 10 minutes later than they did at the beginning of the school year.
Teacher to take part in statewide program
September 9, 2010
Tiffany Lynch, a third-grade teacher at Basehor Intermediate School, was selected to take part in the Greenbush Leadership Institute, a statewide program for current and aspiring educational leaders.
Neighbors: Jessica Thomas
September 9, 2010
Jessica Thomas is the office manager at Bonner Springs High School
State representative candidates meet public in joint appearance
September 9, 2010
Area residents kept 39th District state representative candidates Owen Donohoe and Joe Novak busy Thursday at Basehor Community Library.
Pittsburg State counselor to visit high school students
September 9, 2010
Basehor-Linwood High School students can meet with a Pittsburg State University admissions counselor on Sept. 17. The counselor will meet with students at 10:45 a.m., answering questions about the university and about going to college.
West Virginia teen inmates captured by Basehor police
September 9, 2010
On a routine check of a neighborhood, Basehor Police recently ended up capturing three escaped inmates from a youth home in West Virginia.
Zipping up
September 9, 2010
The simple zipper has revolutionized fastening of clothes in the past 70 years or so, however its failure can bring cold fear to the heart of most men. One momentary slip in memory can cause the zipper to be a symbol of mortification.
Basehor-Linwood golfers 5th at Piper
September 9, 2010
The weather was darn near perfect, but the scores didn’t quite measure up at the Piper Invitational Tuesday at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Agriculture group offers contests for teachers, students
September 9, 2010
The Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is offering opportunities for teachers and students.
District touts $39.9 million bond issue allocations
September 9, 2010
A tour of the Basehor-Linwood school district may be enough to convince anyone of the power of just a few votes.
Murphy twins spark offense as Bobcats sink Pirates
September 9, 2010
Twin brothers Colin and Ryan Murphy have played catch in the backyard since they were fourth-graders.
Bonner resident shines at trucking Super Bowl
September 9, 2010
A Bonner Springs resident participated in the Super Bowl this year.
Auction to benefit humane society
September 9, 2010
The Lawrence Humane Society will play host to its 16th annual Pawsible Dream Benefit Auction starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.
Ag Hall still struggling but going forward
September 9, 2010
Those still working to keep the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame afloat probably don’t attach much fondness to memories of the hall’s 2009 season.
Former POW ‘still here’ at age 90
September 9, 2010
Some details have grayed over time, Harry Kelley says, and he doesn’t think too often about the things he remembers. But more than 60 years on, the stories pour forth with scrapbooks opened on the kitchen table of his Basehor home.