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Leavenworth County population grows 10 percent in last decade
March 3, 2011
Leavenworth County remained the sixth most populous in Kansas, according two state figures the U.S. Census Bureau released today.
CASA Night of Races fundraiser coming in May
March 3, 2011
Court Appointed Special Advocates will have its sixth annual Night at the Races on May 6 at the Riverfront Community Center, Delaware and Esplanade streets in downtown Leavenworth.
Home, Lawn and Leisure Expo will be March 11 and 12 in Leavenworth
March 3, 2011
The Home, Lawn and Leisure Expo will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 11 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 12 at the Riverfront Community Center, Esplanade and Delaware streets in downtown Leavenworth.
Video: 200-pound metal Mayflower at Basehor Historical Museum
March 3, 2011
Leavenworth County resident Harold Leible spent a year constructing his 200-pound, six-foot-tall model of the Mayflower made out of junk copper and bronze. Now it’s on display through May at the Basehor Historical Museum, 2812 155th St.
Candidate Lori Van Fleet aims to take focus on students’ success to Basehor-Linwood school board
March 3, 2011
If elected to the Basehor-Linwood school board, Lori Van Fleet says she’ll work to help students reach college and succeed there. In fact, she’s already been working toward that goal for several years.
Basehor-Linwood school board candidate Jeff Tindell hopes to plan for district’s future growth
March 3, 2011
Jeff Tindell’s house on Fairmount Road lies just south of the Basehor-Linwood School District’s northern boundary line, and he says that’s no coincidence.
Former teacher Jim Peters brings global perspective to Basehor-Linwood school board race
March 3, 2011
Jim Peters has taught in schools around northeast Kansas and visited schools around the world on more than 20 trips to Europe, South American and northern Africa. And Basehor-Linwood schools, he said, are some of the best he’s been around.
Local Boy Scouts to have chili feed Saturday in Basehor
March 3, 2011
Boy Scout Troop No. 169 will have a chili feed fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 1410 N. 155th St., Basehor.
2011 property values drop slightly for Leavenworth County, Basehor
March 3, 2011
Total property values fell slightly in the past year in Leavenworth County and in Basehor, according to appraised valuation totals presented by the Leavenworth County Appraiser’s Office on Monday.
Basehor Chamber of Commerce to sponsor city council candidate event
March 3, 2011
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a “Meet the Candidates Night” public forum for Basehor City Council candidates later this month.
Basehor residents to receive rebate on youth sports programs
March 3, 2011
Basehor residents’ $400,000 investment in youth sports will pay off immediately, in the form of a half-price rebate for the families of children taking the diamond this spring or hitting the gridiron this fall at the city-owned Field of Dreams athletic complex.
Knitters’ mission is to welcome newborns to life
March 3, 2011
On the last Saturday of the month, a group of women meet with the purpose of providing a little more warmth and happiness to people they don’t know and likely will never meet.
Two Braves are kings of Kansas as Seaton and Blackwell take state
March 3, 2011
Time was ticking down on Caleb Seaton, and the Bonner Springs High School senior wrestler knew it.
Girl Scouts get worldly experience at event in Bonner Springs
March 3, 2011
About 150 Girl Scouts from throughout northeast Kansas traveled around the world Saturday morning, but they didn’t have to go any farther than the Lake of the Forest Clubhouse in Bonner Springs.
Sidewalk shoveling, parking lot ordinances move forward in Bonner Springs
March 3, 2011
The Bonner Springs City Council will move forward with an ordinance that allows city-owned parking lots to be used by private entities for events up to four times annually.
Neighbors: Teresa Hubbel
March 3, 2011
Meet Teresa Hubbel of Bonner Springs
Basehor-Linwood shut out from the podium at state
March 3, 2011
A year after posting one of the most memorable state tournament trips in Basehor-Linwood High School wrestling history, the Bobcats returned home from the 2011 Class 4A state championships empty-handed.
Letters: Blame city for grocery closing
March 3, 2011
Don’t cry about lost sales tax for the city of Basehor! It’s the fault of city officials who for some reason want a very expensive roadway to be built between 155th and 158th streets.
Remember When
March 3, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
In support of snail mail
March 3, 2011
There has been considerable discussion recently about the future of the U.S. Postal Service. The post office has been facing shrinking use and revenue has been dropping in recent years. The post office is facing major challenges from private parcel delivery companies and, of course, electronic mail. Couple that with major financial deficits, and it is easy to see why the future seems to be bleak for the USPS.
Their Stories”
March 3, 2011
This year’s Leadership Leavenworth County project was interviewing, putting pictures together and making a wonderful video about the history of Lansing, Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth from the viewpoint of three longtime residents.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
March 3, 2011
Final results for the 2011 season of Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball.
Kaw Valley Relay for Life expects to reach milestone in 2011
March 3, 2011
With 24 teams already signed up for this year’s Kaw Valley Relay For Life, the event is well on its way to meeting a big goal in its ninth year.