Archive for Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Relay For Life to be June 3 and 4 at Leavenworth’s Warren Middle School
February 17, 2011
At its Feb. 16 meeting, the organizing committee for the annual Leavenworth County American Cancer Society Relay For Life decided to hold the 2011 Relay , which will be June 3 and 4, at Leavenworth’s Warren Middle School, 3501 New Lawrence Rd.
Sporting Kansas City releases 2011 schedule
February 17, 2011
Sporting Kansas City will play a 34-game regular-season schedule for the 2011 Major League Soccer season. The team will play its first 10 matches on the road before its new stadium opens.
Seatons finish 1st, 2nd at KVL wrestling
February 17, 2011
It was a day of highs, lows and lessons learned for the Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood wrestling teams on Saturday at the Kaw Valley League Championships.
Wolf Creek Marketplace closing big factor in Basehor sales tax drop
February 17, 2011
Basehor’s city sales tax distributions fell by about $31,000 in 2010, according to Kansas Department of Revenue figures, and city administrator Mark Loughry said little detective work was required to figure out why.
Pomp, with a circumstance
Basehor-Linwood board keeps valedictorian title, but with new weighted grading
February 17, 2011
Future Basehor-Linwood High School students can still aim to become valedictorian at the conclusion of their senior year, but they won’t likely be able to attain that goal without challenging themselves with some honors courses.
More Basehor-Linwood spelling success at Kaw Valley League bee
February 17, 2011
Just a few days after Basehor-Linwood Middle School students took three of the top five spots at the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee, several BLMS students also finished near the top of the Kaw Valley League Spelling Bee last week.
Basehor, Bonner residents make university Dean’s Lists
February 17, 2011
Kelsey Ann Tallman of Bonner Springs and Heather Elizabeth Roberts and Jennifer Jolene Laffoon of Basehor were named to the Fall 2010 honor roll at Emporia State University.
Basehor-Linwood graduate completes basic training
February 17, 2011
Army Pfc. Ian McLain has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Bridge repairs close 142nd Street until fall
February 17, 2011
A bridge replacement project over Interstate 70 at the Wyandotte/Leavenworth county lines began this week, leaving one area road closed for several months.
Remember When
February 17, 2011
Buck O’Neil was the featured speaker 10 years ago at a career expo at Bonner Springs High School.
What is kefir?
February 17, 2011
It’s a centuries-old product that few of us have ever heard of.
Mill Valley boys upend Basehor-Linwood
February 17, 2011
The Mill Valley boys basketball team earned its biggest victory of the season — and biggest in recent years — Tuesday night at Basehor-Linwood.
Bobcat girls edge Jaguars in overtime
February 17, 2011
Mill Valley girls basketball player Tanner Tripp went to the foul line with no time on the clock and her team trailing by three Tuesday night at Basehor-Linwood.
Born a slave, Groves became ‘Potato King’
February 17, 2011
The “Potato King of the World,” or Junius Groves as he was known to friends and family, was the richest man in Edwardsville by the time the U.S. Department of Agriculture bestowed that title on him in 1902.
Bad luck strikes again during recent Texas vacation
February 17, 2011
It has become very obvious to me that we shouldn’t plan to take vacation trips anymore. Maybe it is just plain bad luck but things haven’t gone well with our travel plans. The past two planned events have had some unusual setbacks.