Archive for Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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McPherson College offering contest to Kansas students
November 9, 2011
McPherson College is offering up a challenge to current high school students that could land them a $5,000 grant.
Historical hero
November 9, 2011
Recently I came across a couple of newspaper articles and at first glance, they didn’t seem related.
Remember When
November 9, 2011
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Football playoff loss hurts more because Bobcats had chances
November 9, 2011
The sight of teary-eyed football players — especially seniors — is not uncommon following a season-ending loss. Dreams have just been dashed, hearts broken. In most cases, it’s somebody’s last game ever.
Drivers still needed for Tiblow Transit
November 9, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs still is seeking both paid and volunteer drivers for the Tiblow Transit bus service.
Willy Wonka’ musical brings familiar world to BLHS stage
November 9, 2011
After Ethan Duffey heard that Basehor-Linwood High School’s musical this year would be “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” he thought it would be fun to play an Oompa Loompa.
Improv Festival of Kansas to be this weekend
November 9, 2011
Rapping twins, the most awkward situation imaginable and discussions regarding the end of the world are just a few of the features to be found during this year’s annual improvisational comedy festival at the Roving Imp Theater & Coffee House.
Fire department responds to barn fire southwest of Bonner
09:41 a.m., November 9, 2011 Updated 04:00 p.m.
Bonner Springs Fire Department responded to a barn fire Wednesday morning in the rural area southwest of the city, which created a large plume of black smoke that was visible for miles.
Equity issues cited in Gov. Sam Brownback’s school finance plan
08:41 a.m., November 9, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s school finance plan will place more of the job of funding education on local taxpayers and widen the disparity between rich and poor school districts, several State Board of Education members said Tuesday.
Nationwide Emergency Alert System test set for 1 p.m. Wednesday
November 9, 2011
This is a test of the Emergency Alert System. This is only a test.”
Brownback’s CITO resigns amid controversy over resume
November 9, 2011
Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief information technology officer resigned Tuesday after a controversy erupted over the degree he listed on his resume.