Archive for Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Remember to watch your words
August 29, 2012
In a book of quotes, I have the following: “in war and peace, men are the same; only their weapons are different.”
Class offers quick cooking tips
August 29, 2012
The K-State Research and Extension Office of Wyandotte County will host a class on cooking meals in 15 minutes on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the office, 1216 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kan.
Remember When for Aug. 30, 2012
August 29, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
A step back in time on Mackinac Island
August 29, 2012
It’s hard to accurately describe Mackinac Island.
A little rain doesn’t stop Tiblow Days
August 29, 2012
Mayor Clausie Smith called it in his State of the City address Thursday at the Annual Mayor’s Banquet, referring to the predicted rain Friday evening.
Edwardsville will spend down reserves, use casino funds in 2013
August 29, 2012
The Edwardsville City Council Monday adopted a 2013 budget that will not increase its tax rate but will rely on some casino revenues.
Council expresses frustrations with K-7, Google
August 29, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Council expressed its frustrations with two regional issues: the state’s continued fumbling in plans for Kansas Highway 7, and the expansion of Google Fiber — or lack thereof — for southwest Wyandotte County.
WyCo has highest youth population in metro
August 29, 2012
The largest population of young children in the Kansas City metro lives in Wyandotte County, according to On Numbers, a blog affiliated with the Kansas City Business Journal.
School receives $15K grant for outdoor lab
August 29, 2012
Soon, Bonner Springs Elementary School students will be doing a little less of their learning inside the walls of their building.
Kasselman fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 5
02:11 p.m., August 29, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Bonner Springs football team along with the city’s fire department and YMCA are teaming up to raise money for a scholarship in Brendon Kasselman’s name.
Web, social media allows schools to get the word out
02:00 p.m., August 29, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Bonner Springs High School athletic department is stepping up its social media and web presence this season, expanding its usage of Twitter, Facebook and the livestreaming of events.
#BasehorSports and #Bonnersports This Week: 8/30-9/5
01:57 p.m., August 29, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Latest results posted on basehorinfo.com and bonnersprings.com. Use #BasehorSports and #BonnerSports on Twitter to both find and share scores, opinion, photos and videos from sporting events in the area.
Basehor-Linwood ACT scores rise again
August 29, 2012
Basehor-Linwood High School’s average ACT scores climbed for the second straight year in 2012, with students showing particular improvement on the math portion of the college entrance exam.
Food: Compulsive smokers — Quest for perfection propels area barbecue team to top of national ranks
August 29, 2012
For Truebud BBQ team members, meticulousness is as much their signature as their secret rib seasoning, and it’s helped propel them to the elite ranks of the country’s top competition barbecue teams.