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Thursday’s Basehor-Linwood Basketball Invitational games canceled
January 20, 2011
Snow has taken its toll on another day of the Basehor-Linwood Basketball Invitational.
KDOT: Area’s roads improving in wake of snowstorm
January 20, 2011
Nearly 7 inches of snow was reported in the storm that began Wednesday afternoon and continued overnight.
State of the City meeting called off
January 20, 2011
Today’s Basehor Chamber of Commerce meeting, which was to include Mayor Terry Hill’s State of the City address, was postponed because of the weather.
Make-up date set for BSHS, BLHS basketball meeting
January 20, 2011
The Bonner Springs vs. Basehor-Linwood boys and girls basketball doubleheader that was canceled last week has been rescheduled.
Communications in the radio age
January 20, 2011
At one time my brothers and I made “telephones” out of two tin cans connected by string and thread.
Basehor educators provide for KU scholarships as part of estate gift
January 20, 2011
Two longtime Basehor educators have provided for three Kansas University scholarships as part of a $780,000 estate gift.
High school dance team wins Miss Kansas awards
January 20, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School Bobcat Dazzlers dance team took home several awards Friday and Saturday at the Miss Kansas Drill Team festival at Olathe South High School in Olathe.
Less than one week left before election filing deadline
January 20, 2011
Less than a week before the filing deadline, five candidates had filed to run for Basehor-Linwood school board seats and two have filed to run for Basehor City Council seats in the April election, as of Wednesday afternoon.
BLHS senior Torrez 5th in final year at Classic
January 20, 2011
Basehor-Linwood’s hopes of having a Bobcat Classic champion didn’t end when defending state champion Symon Seaton missed the home wrestling tournament with a wrist injury.
Letter: Error in judgment
January 20, 2011
To the editor: After reading the article about the sewer service rate hike in our local paper, I could not believe my eyes.
Remember When for Jan. 20, 2010
January 20, 2011
Happenings reported in The Chieftain this week from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor Dairy Days festival to offer fundraising opportunities
January 20, 2011
The Basehor Dairy Days committee will have an informational meeting Monday for community organizations and nonprofit groups interested in fundraising opportunities.
Glenwood Estates residents must pay full connection fee
January 20, 2011
The Basehor City Council on Monday opted not to give residents of Sewer District No. 3 a break on their sewer connection fees, on a split vote.
Basehor-Linwood district prepared for Brownback’s budget plan
Officials still disappointed with funding cuts
January 20, 2011
Basehor-Linwood school officials had planned for major state budget cuts for this and next year, superintendent David Howard said. But that makes the aid reductions in Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed budget no less staggering.
Basehor residents to see discounts under Field of Dreams agreement
January 20, 2011
The city of Basehor is set for its first year providing youth sports programming at the Field of Dreams sports complex after awarding an operations contract, and the new arrangement will lead to savings for Basehor residents.
Bobcat boys dominate Benton in home tournament opener
January 20, 2011
Frustrated with an effort they believed wasn’t up to par during Friday’s narrow victory at Mill Valley, Basehor-Linwood boys basketball players called their own practice over the weekend to get back on track.
Basehor-Linwood girls out of sync in tournament opener
January 20, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood girls had a losing record at this time last year, and it did nothing to deter their postseason plans.
BLHS lifters open season on top
January 20, 2011
Rebuilding goes something like this in the Basehor-Linwood High School powerlifting program: Graduate a bunch of state champions, return with the largest roster in school history and then keep on winning.
Smith: All about Kansas
January 20, 2011
Next week we will be observing the most “forgotten” holiday in our state. On Saturday the State of Kansas will celebrate the 150th anniversary of statehood.