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Sorting out the truth in politics
November 7, 2012
Finally, the election is over and, if the legend of Pinocchio were true, there would be a lot of politicians walking around with noses about three feet long.
Remember When for Nov. 8, 2012
November 7, 2012
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Veteran humble about his service
November 7, 2012
Gerry Daniel doesn’t boast about the two years he served in the Army toward the end World War II.
Taking a look back: BSHS cross-country makes deepest fall run
03:21 p.m., November 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
With runners returning to state competition for the first time since 2008 and foundations being built at several other programs, a glimpse at the future could be had by season’s end.
Elementary schools announce honor rolls
November 7, 2012
Basehor-Linwood elementary schools announce their first quarter honor rolls.
Taking a look back: BLHS volleyball run, state trip for runners highlights fall
03:16 p.m., November 7, 2012 Updated 12:47 p.m.
If a state volleyball title poster is ever hung inside the gym at Basehor-Linwood High School, the 2012 season, Amy Irvin’s second as head coach, will likely be brought up. Irvin’s Bobcats, which began the season with three freshmen on varsity, rallied to place second in the Kaw Valley League and win sub-state to advance to the first state tournament in program history.
Military service encompasses diverse duties
November 7, 2012
On Sept. 11, 2001, 21-year-old Joe Pate sat with his mom as they watched the Twin Towers fall.
Republicans sweep Leavenworth County races
November 7, 2012
Dennis Bixby said he didn’t really make any campaign promises, except for one — taking his wife to Alaska.
Jenkins defeats Sclhingensiepen in U.S. House race
November 7, 2012
Enjoying large advantages in money and voter registration, U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, on Tuesday was winning a third term in Congress over political newcomer Tobias Schlingensiepen.
Food: Recipe for Cider Brined Turkey with Sage Gravy
November 7, 2012
The flavors of apple cider, brown sugar, sage and black pepper end up being at once subtly sweet, but also boldly savory.
Food: Thanksgiving is about tradition, so don’t do fancy
November 7, 2012
Year after year, the glossy food magazines scream that you have to tart up your turkey and pimp out your pumpkin pie. But the truth is, when it comes to Thanksgiving, most of us don’t want exciting, new-fangled dishes. We want classic, comforting food.