Archive for Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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History always repeating
March 30, 2011
One of my pet peeves is that we Americans play relatively little attention to history. We have the opinion that what is happening now is new and has never occurred before. The fact that we don’t know history causes us a lot of concerns.
CASA fundraiser set April 7
March 30, 2011
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties will raise funds to improve the future of abused children at the 8th Annual Promise of Hope Luncheon, April 7 at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. To make a reservation, contact Alyssa Perbeck at (913) 715-4035 or aperbeck@casajwc.com. Visit casajwc.org for more information.
Shawnee fitness club, celebrities step up for 3-year-old with leukemia
March 30, 2011
A Shawnee fitness club is planning a pair of fundraisers this weekend to help Ross Elliott, 3, of Independence, Mo., who has a rare leukemia.
2011 local election voter’s guide
March 30, 2011
Use this page as your reference guide for the 2011 Basehor City Council and Basehor-Linwood School Board elections.
Lohafer brings history of success to BLHS baseball
March 30, 2011
Basehor-Linwood baseball begins a new era this season as Brian Lohafer takes over the program.
Ultra high-speed network coming to KCK
March 30, 2011
With the lightning speed of an ultra-high speed Internet connection, Gov. Sam Brownback welcomed Google Fiber to Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday.
Google Fiber coming to KCK
11:26 a.m., March 30, 2011 Updated 11:45 a.m.
Wyandotte County is the winner of a high-stakes, high-profile national competition to land Google’s ultra high-speed fiber network.
Basehor library book sale coming this weekend
March 30, 2011
The Basehor Community Library’s Friends of the Library group will have its spring book sale this weekend.
Births at St. John’s a generational tradition for Lansing family
March 30, 2011
For Ann Hoins, Lansing, the connection to St. John Hospital, Leavenworth, and the Leavenworth community runs deep—four generations deep in fact.
BV Southwest blasts BLHS soccer
March 30, 2011
It was a rough start to the season for the Basehor-Linwood girls soccer team as the Bobcats were pounded by Blue Valley Southwest, 10-0, Monday at Southwest.
5 Questions: Pay yourself first
Emergency fund a necessity, expert says
March 30, 2011
It’s never too late to start saving, says Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension financial management specialist, even if it’s just $10 or $20 a paycheck.
Letter to the editor: Be cautious about scams
March 30, 2011
Remember, if it seems odd or raises red flags, please think carefully before responding. If you have any qualms about sending information or money to a stranger, please call the FBI.