Archive for Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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UG receives grant for community health
June 27, 2012
The Unified Government Public Health Department recently received a $100,000 grant to fund the development of a national learning laboratory within the Healthy Communities Wyandotte organization.
Tractor Daze promises muddy fun at Ag Hall
June 27, 2012
Playing in the dirt is encouraged during Tractor Daze and Mud Run 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 14 at The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
School board calls special meeting next week
June 27, 2012
The USD 204 Board of Education has called a special meeting, set for 7 p.m. July 2 at the District Office, 2200 S. 138th St., Bonner Springs.
First clues in new park scavenger hunt released
June 27, 2012
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department has released the first set of clues for the first-ever Search and Swim Expedition.
Moran to speak at Mayor’s Banquet
June 27, 2012
U. S. Senator Jerry Moran has accepted an invitation to be the featured speaker at the Mayor’s Banquet.
Leukemia survivor says community’s support beat her cancer
June 27, 2012
Jodi Shelton-Langley says Bonner Springs is a big part of what has given her a second chance at life.
Remember When for June 28, 2012
June 27, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain from this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Messages to heaven
June 27, 2012
“What makes them stay together?” my friend, colleague and fellow cancer survivor asked as we stood on the track and watched the balloons, which carried messages to heaven, float en masse overhead.
Celebration methods change
June 27, 2012
If the celebration of any holiday shows how Americans’ interest in recreation has changed, it is the Fourth of July. We still honor the origin of our great country, but the methods of celebrating and our ideas about entertainment have really changed.
Basehor church breaks ground on new building
June 27, 2012
Basehor United Methodist Church broke ground Sunday on a $439,000 new building.
BLHS marching band selling fireworks next week
June 27, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood High School marching band and its booster club will sell fireworks next week near U.S. Highway 24-40 and 155th Street.
USD 458 school board meeting to close out year
June 27, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood school board will meet briefly Thursday to formally close the 2011-12 school year.
Johnson, Howell among state’s top recruits
01:28 p.m., June 27, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor Linwood tight end Ben Johnson (No. 4), Mill Valley quarterback Skyler Windmiller (No. 7) and offensive tackle Coleman McCann (No. 9) and Bonner Springs offensive lineman Tyler Howell (No. 10) are all on scouts’ radars, but Johnson is the only one who has made a commitment, committing to Kansas University earlier this year.
Sporting KC returns to U.S. Open Cup semifinals
01:26 p.m., June 27, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
With a 3-0 victory against the Dayton Dutch Lions on Tuesday, Sporting Kansas City will return to the U.S. Open Cup semifinals for the first time since 2004, getting a chance to avenge a sore loss in the process.
De Soto golf course welcomes revival
01:24 p.m., June 27, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
DE SOTO — When the Burning Tree Golf Club closed its doors in 2011, many believed it had seen its last golfer. However, just 16 months later, the nine-hole course is alive and well — again.
Food: Mixed grill
Hint of charcoal makes side dishes sizzle
June 27, 2012 in print edition on A11
If you’re cooking out next week for July Fourth, why stop with the usual hot dogs, burgers and steaks? A hint of char adds an unexpected twist to all kinds of side dishes and desserts, from wedge salads to buttered slices of cake.