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Videos: Young ‘Patriots’ read essays at Basehor VFW event
February 3, 2011
Nine winners in the Basehor VFW Post’s Patriot’s Pen contest read their winning essays at a post meeting Thursday, Jan. 27.
KDOT offers Basehor $1 million to connect 155th, 158th Streets north of 24-40
February 3, 2011
The Kansas Department of Transportation is offering the city of Basehor up to $1 million to fund a possible extension of Wolf Creek Parkway to stretch between 155th and 158th Streets, KDOT announced today.
Family, plumbing company reach $3 million settlement in case involving dental procedure
February 3, 2011
The family of a 20-year-old Tonganoxie High School graduate who suffered brain damage during a 2009 dental procedure in Lawrence reached a $3 million settlement Thursday with a Lawrence plumbing company.
Legends Outlets to hold giveaways, screenings for American Heart Month
February 3, 2011
Throughout February, Legends Outlets Kansas City will partner with the American Heart Association for several “red” events in recognition of national American Heart Month.
Leavenworth County Republicans to have town hall meeting Monday
February 3, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will have a town hall meeting from 7-9 p.m. on Monday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terr. in Lansing.
Leavenworth County Commission refines administrator job
February 3, 2011
As Leavenworth County commissioners prepared to begin interviewing candidates for the county administrator position, they voted Thursday to make a small change in the position’s job description.
Mayor Terry Hill addresses rate increases in State of City speech
February 3, 2011
Mayor Terry Hill took an opportunity in his 2011 State of the City address Thursday to give the city’s side of the story about two issues on Basehor residents’ minds lately: the 40-percent sewer rate increase and the new solid waste contract that adds curbside recycling.
Former Basehor-Linwood High School janitor faces theft charges
February 3, 2011
A former Basehor-Linwood High School janitor was charged this past week with five counts of theft after a Basehor Police Department investigation led to the recovery of items stolen from the school as well as from students and teachers.
Basehor Community Library director plans to retire after nearly 26 years
February 3, 2011
Carla Kaiser will leave the only job she’s ever had in a few months. And the Basehor Community Library will lose the only director it’s ever had.
Lombardino enjoys breakthrough year with Lady Blues
Basehor-Linwood graduate earns MIAA Player of the Week honors
February 3, 2011
After waiting her turn for two years, former Basehor-Linwood girls basketball standout Cassie Lombardino is having a breakout season at Washburn University.
Letters: Thanks for the assistance
February 3, 2011
Over two weeks in January, Basehor-Linwood High School has sponsored two huge tournaments that could not have been possible without the collective efforts of a lot of different people.
The power of words, both said, left unsaid
February 3, 2011
“Words unsaid can fall back dead, but God himself can’t stop them once they’re said.”
Neighbors: Bill Golden
February 3, 2011
Bill Golden is a Realtor and associate broker in Kansas and Missouri.
Letters: Kasselman memories
February 3, 2011
I want to thank Coach Lew Kasselman for his 15 years of dedicated service as the Bonner Springs High School varsity head football coach.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
February 3, 2011
Kerry Roberts Basketball results from Jan. 29, 2011.
Seaton leads BLHS wrestlers at Baldwin
February 3, 2011
Sammy Seaton placed fifth in the 103-pound weight class Saturday at the Baldwin Invitational.
Fenton, Radcliff to wed in July at Holy Angels in Basehor
February 3, 2011
Connie Fenton and Dennis Smith of Basehor and the late Edward Fenton announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Katherine Fenton of Cheyenne, Wyo., to Andrew Shelton Cooper Radcliff, son of Jason of Jennifer Radcliff of Belen, N.M.
BLMS 8th-grade boys hoops earns split with Clark
February 3, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School boys basketball teams earned a split with Clark Middle School on Thursday, Jan. 28.
Seniors, DRE first graders begin pen pal friendship
February 3, 2011
Ivan Ramirez whipped through a stack of vocabulary books he brought to share with Winnie Vitt, his pen pal, only stopping for her help every once in a while.
Problematic creatures
February 3, 2011
Every once in a while someone points out how lucky we are to live at the edge of town with woods in the background.
Moving day in this business all about physics, geometry
February 3, 2011
The rickety barn, faded red and splintered with age, survived the hours-long process of being lifted from its foundation and plopped atop a flatbed tractor trailer.
NYC, Denver improv groups to perform at festival
February 3, 2011
Roving Imp Theater and Coffee House owner John Robison wants to shine the spotlight on improvisational comedy groups that don’t normally get a lot of festival love.
Basehor-Linwood powerlifters pumped for record-sized home tournament
February 3, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting program has earned a reputation for being one of the biggest and strongest squads in the area.
Eat your cornflakes
February 3, 2011
When I was a kid, most of my breakfasts consisted of Post Toasties or Kellogg’s Corn Flakes.