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Local employers nominated for Freedom Award
March 17, 2011
McLouth USD 342, as well as Pizza Hut of Leavenworth and two entities at Fort Leavenworth are four of 56 employers nominated for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
Basehor City Council meeting agenda: March 21
March 17, 2011
The Basehor City Council holds regular meetings on the third Monday of each month at Basehor City Hall, 2620 N. 155th St.
The North Face Endurance Challenge coming to Kansas City
March 17, 2011
Outdoors outfitter The North Face is bringing its popular The North Face Endurance Challenge racing series to Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 28-29.
NFL receiver to tryout for Sporting KC
March 17, 2011
Chad Ochocinco, a wide receiver for the National Football League’s Cincinnati Bengals, will be in Kansas City next week for a four-day tryout with Major League Soccer club Sporting KC.
Three from Sporting KC to play for national teams
March 17, 2011
Three Sporting Kansas City players have been invited to play for their respective national teams during FIFA international dates in late March.
For Bobcats, a feel-good finale
Basehor-Linwood girls finish 3rd at state tourney
March 17, 2011
The frustration from Friday’s four-point state semifinal loss lingered on the Basehor-Linwood girls for the first 10 1/2 minutes of the third-place game against Ottawa.
Incumbent Iris Dysart says prep work crucial for Basehor City Council seat
March 17, 2011
For Iris Dysart, serving on the Basehor City Council boils down to preparation.
More stores coming to KCK outlet shopping district
March 17, 2011
Additional stores will be making a home at The Legends at Village West this summer, boosting the number of tenants to 30 stores.
Deadline extended for KC Baby Shower clothing drive
March 17, 2011
Organizers of the 2011 Greater Kansas City Community Baby Shower, scheduled for April 16, are asking families to begin their spring cleaning early this year and provide gently-used or new maternity and baby clothes for the shower.
Bonner residents share stories of friends, relatives in Japan after natural disasters
March 17, 2011
Don Slone’s wife awoke him at 1:30 a.m. Friday with news of the massive earthquake that had just hit Japan.
Wyandotte County residents have 2 weeks left to protest property valuations
March 17, 2011
Real property valuation notices were mailed out by the county March 1, so property owners have until March 31 to consider the new valuations placed upon their property and whether they wish to file an appeal if they consider the valuation too high or too low.
2011 Kansas Sampler Festival seeking volunteers
March 17, 2011
Organizers of the Kansas Sampler Festival say they are determined to equal or surpass last year’s success at the festival’s second year in Leavenworth and can do so with volunteer help.
Explosion leading co-rec volleyball league standings
March 17, 2011
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation adult co-rec volleyball is under way, and Team Explosion has soared to the top of the standings with an 11-4 record.
Summer project: Basehor-Linwood school board gives go-ahead for restroom work
March 17, 2011
Not long after finishing the last of the construction projects associated with its 2007 bond issue, the Basehor-Linwood school district is planning to forge ahead with another, smaller project this summer — one that district officials expect to spark few objections.
All-Wyandotte County Wrestling Team includes four from Bonner Springs
March 17, 2011
The All-Wyandotte County Wrestling Team was announced last week, and the Bonner Springs Braves were heavily represented.
Wristen: Final game cements seniors’ legacy
March 17, 2011
Regardless of how this year’s Class 4A state tournament had gone, Basehor-Linwood girls basketball coach Noah Simpson knew his seniors would leave behind a legacy of winning.
St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2011
March 17 is Thursday of this week and is always exciting with the 28th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Leavenworth. Our parade is always great and this year is no exception.
Candidate Richard Drennon pushing for more unity on Basehor City Council
March 17, 2011
Richard Drennon says he has watched as conversation has grown heated at some recent Basehor City Council meetings.
Basehor City Council candidate Fred Box, longtime resident, hopes for more growth
March 17, 2011
Fred Box likely knows Basehor as well as just about anyone, having first moved to the city as a child in 1947, when a sign listed its population at 276.
Smith: Comic strip memories
March 17, 2011
When I was young, I always anticipated the arrival of the daily newspapers.