Archive for Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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Basehor's first library

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Response Percent
A doll or an action figure
Other (tell us in the comments)
A stuffed animal
Legos or other building toys
A game
Total 4

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight for area counties
March 28, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch that’s in effect until midnight for Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Jefferson and Douglas counties.
Bonner Springs baseball begins season with split against Lansing
05:38 p.m., March 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs baseball players huddled together after Monday’s double header against Lansing on Monday.
Murphy twins earn all-state honors
05:27 p.m., March 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood seniors Colin and Ryan Murphy recently earned a pair of postseason All-State honors.
History without a home: Library building constructed by Basehor’s founder needs new spot
March 28, 2012
The building that Tiffany Lynch shows her third-grade students every year looks like it could be a storage shed, tucked in the backyard of a house in Basehor, its view from the street obscured by a tree.
Calendar: #BasehorSports and #BonnerSports this week (03/29-04/04)
05:15 p.m., March 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
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Remember When for March 29, 2012
March 28, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Mountain-climbing doctor
March 28, 2012
He appears tousled headed in the doorway, wearing green scrubs, glasses hanging from a lanyard around his neck. “You’re good,” he says; “you’re good.”
Homeschoolers receive awards for forensics
March 28, 2012
Several students from the Bonner Springs-based STARS Homeschool Co-op are being recognized for their forensics performances.
Linwood among cities to receive refund as part of attorney general judgement
March 28, 2012
Linwood is one of 13 cities and towns in Kansas that will be reimbursed by a New York company after being falsely billed for services.
Library’s young child fair set to make triumphant return
March 28, 2012
After a successful inaugural year, a library event for families with young children is back again this weekend, this time with even more activities.
KCKCC jazz vocalists earn honors in February festivals
March 28, 2012
Outstanding soloist awards and scholarships have highlighted a big vocal jazz start to the Spring Semester at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Chambers help growth
March 28, 2012
Both Bonner Springs and Basehor are fortunate to be served by Chambers of Commerce.
Council calls K-7 freeway plan into question
March 28, 2012
After reluctantly agreeing to the state’s multi-million-dollar plan to make Kansas Highway 7 a freeway five years ago, the city of Bonner Springs now will make a move in opposition to it.
Keeping an eye on Mother Nature
Bonner Springs resident Gil Hoag has dedicated nearly 40 years to recording local weather statistics
March 28, 2012
For nearly 40 years, Gil Hoag has been tracking Bonner Springs weather on handwritten charts in 12 file folders — one for every month.
Honor roll: Glenwood Ridge Elementary School, third quarter
March 28, 2012
The third-quarter honor roll for Glenwood Ridge Elementary School.
Retired school workers meeting in Leavenworth on April 5
March 28, 2012
Leavenworth Area Retired School Personnel will meet in Leavenworth next week.
BLHS graduate to display artwork at Washburn
March 28, 2012
A Basehor-Linwood High School graduate will have a work on display at a student art show at Washburn University in Topeka starting next week.
Basehor-Linwood Parents as Teachers offering free toddler art classes
March 28, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood Parents as Teachers program will offer weekly free art classes for toddlers starting next week.