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Bonner Springs girls advance to state semi-final
March 7, 2012
With Emily Wilson as the anchor, Bonner Springs was able to continue its remarkable season by making quick work of Pratt and move on to the 4A state semifinals.
Remember When for March 8, 2012
March 7, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Of heroism and valor
March 7, 2012
I grew up with the Denny Dunivan story; a story of heroism and valor.
Reardon: casino funds should be used to lower property taxes
March 7, 2012
In his 2012 State of the Government address, Joe Reardon, mayor and CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., is calling for millions of dollars in new casino revenues be used for long-term reductions in local property taxes.
Reaching the golden years
March 7, 2012
My late father-in-law used to quip that you had to be a decade older than your chronological age to reach the “golden years.”
Edwardsville FedEx facility to expand
March 7, 2012
The Edwardsville City Council last week approved an expansion of an industrial park business that will bring more than 100 jobs.
Locals on HCC honor list
March 7, 2012
Highland Community College recently announced the scholastic honors lists for outstanding academic performance during the fall 2011 semester, including some area students.
Students receive special visit, pajamas for Read Across America day
March 7, 2012
The most popular question of the day Friday for Jennifer Botteron was “Where is Thing 2?”
Leavenworth County man, 23, accused of hitting father with handgun near Basehor
March 7, 2012
Authorities arrested a 23-year-old Leavenworth County man Wednesday morning who was accused of hitting his father in the head with a handgun, Leavenworth County Undersheriff Ron Cranor said.
Free Basehor-Linwood children’s BLOCKFest program set for next week
March 7, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood Parents as Teachers program will have free BLOCKFest sessions next week for parents or guardians and their children from 8 months to 8 years old.
Basehor Historical Museum set to receive ‘substantial donation’
March 7, 2012
The Basehor Historical Museum will receive a “substantial donation” from a local farmer next week, museum director Carla Crawford says.
Kansas moves closer to ending ban on happy hour
March 7, 2012
Kansas is sometimes identified with Carrie Nation’s saloon-smashing and imposed its own Prohibition for decades, but legislators moved closer Tuesday to quietly repealing the state’s ban on happy hours at bars, taverns, clubs and restaurants.
Basehor dog-grooming business moves into stand-alone shop
March 7, 2012
A plaque on the wall of Wagg’n Tails Day Spa in Basehor lists about 20 names. It’s a memorial to canine clients who have died since the business began in 2008.
Listen Live: Bonner Springs vs. Pratt, Class 4A state tournament, 4:45 p.m. Wed.
March 7, 2012
Listen to a live audio broadcast of the No. 3 Braves (22-1) compete against No. 6 Pratt (18-4) at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday in the stream above. A report of the game will follow later on Wednesday on bonnersprings.com.