Archive for Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Basehor-Linwood spellers land in top 10 at Great Bend bee
March 16, 2011
Two Basehor-Linwood Middle School students placed in the top 10 out of 83 participants at a regional spelling bee in Great Bend this past weekend.
First State Bank group reaches deal with Federal Reserve
March 16, 2011
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Mo., has signed an agreement with Tonganoxie Bankshares, Inc., which owns First State Bank and Trust, in an effort to maintain the financial soundness of the bank.
Workshop to target diesel emissions, idling reduction
March 16, 2011
A workshop targeting the reduction of diesel emissions, funding opportunities through the Kansas Clean Diesel Program and the idling reduction rule in both Johnson and Wyandotte counties will be from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 23, at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan.
3rd Saturday Democratic breakfast to be Saturday
March 16, 2011
The March Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast will be at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at Cheeseburger in Paradise, 1705 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
KCKPD meets with Armenian delegates
March 16, 2011
A delegation of five police officials from Armenian police departments were in the area last week to meet with officials of the Kansas City, Kan. Police Department and other area police agencies. The purpose of their visit to Kansas was to exchange ideas and information on best practices as it relates to community policing.
Commission seeking help for annual Bonner Spring Cleanup
March 16, 2011
The Bonner Beautiful Commission will play host to its annual City-Wide Spring Cleanup from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 2.
Millers’ cruise adventure discussed at Kiwanis Club
March 16, 2011
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club heard about the adventures of Roger and Sheila Miller when they were on a stranded cruise ship earlier this year.
HOOPLA needs carnival donations
March 16, 2011
Organizers are seeking donations and other support for this year’s HOOPLA, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 Elementary carnival.
Vendors for Grinter Place Farmers Market now being accepted
March 16, 2011
Grinter Friends are taking requests from those who want to be vendors at the upcoming farmer’s market event at Grinter Place in Kansas City, Kan.
Boomeroos cloaks dogs in team spirit
March 16, 2011
A few years retired from her job as an elementary school principal, Barbara McPherson was working part-time for Baker University supervising teachers training to become administrators.