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American Royal seeks patriotic singers
July 14, 2011
Officials with the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo., are seeking area singers to perform the national anthem during the American Royal Fall Festival of Events, going on over the months of September, October and November.
Salvation Army fundraiser approaching
July 14, 2011
The auction is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 22, at the Salvation Army Corps Building, 600 Walnut, in Leavenworth
Letter: Citizen of the year thanks Basehor
July 14, 2011
To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Basehor Chamber of Commerce for the Citizen of the Year award presented to me at the annual Fourth of July celebration.
NWS warns: Weekend will be hot
July 14, 2011
Temperatures during the weekend heat watch could reach as high as 100 degrees. Factoring in humidity, heat indices will be between 105 and 110 degrees.
USD 458 school board to continue meetings in Linwood
July 14, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood school board will continue to meet periodically in Linwood despite one board member’s push Monday to move all its meetings to the district’s central office in Basehor.
Basehor City Council member calls for employee benefit cuts at budget session
July 14, 2011
After Basehor city staff proposed a 2012 budget that would keep residents’ mill levy steady, one council member responded last week with a proposal to further cut spending by slashing benefits for city employees.
Smith: 3 cheers for Cheerios
July 14, 2011
I thought that I would ask, “Is Clausie Smith older than his favorite breakfast cereal?”
Sisters’ efforts save Miller’s Too; shop relocates in Pink Zebra
July 14, 2011
New business owners and sisters Judy Shelton and Deanna Clouse have joined the ranks of downtown’s pretty in pink.
Higher food costs: Increases attributed to higher demand
July 14, 2011
Sean Fox, a professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University, answers questions about rising food prices around the globe.
Mill levy rises in UG plan
July 14, 2011
The administrator of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., has proposed an 8.9 percent increase in the mill levy to fund operations in 2012.
Proposal upstages concert finale
July 14, 2011
Music and ice cream weren’t the only items on the agenda at last week’s Bonner Springs City Band concert.
Rafting trip lets Scouts put lifesaving lessons to work
July 14, 2011
On a recent river rafting adventure, members of Bonner Springs Boy Scout Troop No. 149 got a chance to learn new skills, and even put some of those skills to the test.
Picture-perfect Prioleau to take talents to KU for sprinting, photos
July 14, 2011
Daniel Prioleau’s high school highlights occurred in a matter of seconds, but they left lasting impressions.
Remember When
July 14, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Basehor Rustlers 4-H club to raise money for VFW Post with car wash Saturday
July 14, 2011
The Basehor Rustlers 4-H club will have a car wash fundraiser Saturday to raise funds for the Basehor VFW Post 11499.
Aslin lays groundwork for Bonner Springs football program
July 14, 2011
It’s been three months since Lucas Aslin, the former head coach of the Garden City Community College football program, was named as the new head coach at Bonner Springs High School.