Archive for Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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Basehor City Council president Washington says goodbye
April 20, 2011
Jim Washington said Monday that he wouldn’t take his eye off the city government now that he is no longer on the Basehor City Council, and he immediately proved he wasn’t lying.
United Way annual meeting set for next week
April 20, 2011
The United Way of Leavenworth County will have its 55th annual meeting and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lansing City Hall in the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terrace in Lansing.
Basehor-Linwood High School Jazz Night is Saturday
April 20, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School jazz band will have its third annual Jazz Night at 7 p.m. Saturday at the high school.
Former BLHS teacher, coach wins $1,000 on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’
April 20, 2011
A former Basehor-Linwood High School teacher and coach won $1,000 in an appearance on the game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” that aired this week.
Revolutionary War re-enactor brings forgotten history to life
April 20, 2011
Even among a gathering of colorfully dressed mountain men and Revolutionary War re-enactors, Anna Smith stands out.
Camaraderie may be virtual, but betting is real
Shawnee resident finds online platform for voice, love of greyhound racing
April 20, 2011
It’s Friday afternoon, and Randy Birch’s rollicking, radio voice is fast-talking dogs, dollars and the deliciousness of the cold Budweiser in his hand.
The things they queried
Middle school students record history with WWII vets
April 20, 2011
Bill McCune didn’t want to bring too much to carry. So he left his rifle at home, instead bringing its bayonet to Trailridge Middle School’s library.
Marking Earth Day: Ideas offered for celebrating Mother Earth
April 20, 2011
Mary Knapp, state climatologist with the K-State Extension Service, answers questions about Earth Day.