Archive for Thursday, August 25, 2011

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After slow start, some sunflowers are blooming at Grinter farm south of Tonganoxie
August 25, 2011
Ted Grinter’s sunflower crop had a slight Goldilocks complex this summer — but he hopes his bounty of the state flower now has found that everything is just right.
Kansas floods
August 25, 2011
With all the rain we have had lately, we thought it was unusual to have so much rain in July and August
Braves have speed, plan to use it
BSHS plans to target fastest backs, receivers as much as possible in Aslin’s first season
August 25, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School football team has speed to burn, and first-year head coach Lucas Aslin plans to utilize it.
Football goals stay the same at BLHS
August 25, 2011
Don’t expect Basehor-Linwood High School football coach Steve Hopkins to change his philosophy coming off back-to-back nine-win seasons that ended with early playoff losses.
Basehor-Linwood leaders credit tougher classes, parents for ACT improvement
August 25, 2011
Basehor-Linwood High School students’ average composite ACT scores jumped more than a full point in 2011, the school district announced this past week.
Choir inspires pride, joy in Lansing inmates
August 25, 2011
Prison is a place to serve time for a crime, to right what has been wronged, to … learn to sing in a choir?
Basehor Cub Scout round-ups set for September
August 25, 2011
Basehor Cub Scout Pack 3169 will have fall round-ups at all three Basehor-Linwood elementary schools next month.
Basehor Casey’s store raises money for boy with MD to attend camp
August 25, 2011
Casey’s General Store in Basehor, through donations from customers and staff members, has collected enough money to send an area boy who has muscular dystrophy to a summer camp.
As school begins, BLHS freshmen make graduation promise
August 25, 2011
Jarred Fuhrman held his hand high, telling the crowd of about 80 chattering freshmen to quiet down. “Girls in the back,” he warned.
Bonner Springs volleyball to conduct scrimmage
August 25, 2011
Bonner Springs High School fans can catch their first glimpse of the BSHS volleyball team at 6 p.m. today.
BLHS soccer eyes big year in Knipp’s second season
Bobcats hope summer conditioning, offseason workouts pay dividends
August 25, 2011
Basehor-Linwood soccer players have been preparing diligently for the upcoming season, hoping that renewed work ethic off the field will lead to more victories on it.
Tiblow Days ready to rock downtown Bonner
August 25, 2011
The annual Tiblow Days celebration is this weekend in downtown Bonner Springs, sponsored by the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.
‘Mental Health First Aid’ can assist in crisis
August 25, 2011
Just as people learn CPR and first aid to help out in emergencies, Mental Health First Aid training can equip participants to assist an individual experiencing a mental health crisis.
Former Bonner police chief dies in Las Vegas
August 25, 2011
Gary K. Tyler Sr., who led the Bonner Springs Police Department as chief from 1979 to 1982, died Aug. 9 in Las Vegas after a battle with cancer.
Remember When
August 25, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Tiblow Days calendar of events
August 25, 2011
Tiblow Days calendar of events for 2011.
Wristen: KVL football should be improved this season
August 25, 2011
Football teams in the Kaw Valley League are conducting their scrimmages tonight and Friday, so they have yet to play a game.
Record numbers, return of Tendick have Bonner Springs tennis squad excited to kick off new season
August 25, 2011
A boomtown popped up on the Bonner Springs High School tennis courts Monday, Aug. 15, and its population will be sticking around for quite a while.