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Brackets released for BSHS boys, girls season-opening tournaments
November 28, 2012
Both the Bonner Springs boys and girls basketball teams will begin the season on the road in a pair of early season tournaments.
Vaughn-Trent Thrift Store seeks help for remodel
November 28, 2012
The Vaughn-Trent Thrift Store, 205 Oak Street, which benefits Vaughn-Trent Community Services, is seeking volunteer help from the community to remodel its space in the coming weeks.
Student, city join to create dog park
November 28, 2012
A local Girl Scout has a new mission for her Gold Award project: to create something that anyone in the city can enjoy.
BSHS grad plans future as musician
November 28, 2012
A Bonner Springs High School graduate is preparing to take another big step toward his goal of becoming a professional musician.
First-year Bonner Springs swim coach Williams a familiar face around community
02:33 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
First-year Bonner Springs swimming coach Preston Williams needs to be in the pool, even while he’s coaching. As a triathlete and Ironman competitor, he isn’t above practicing along with his swimmers and setting an example for training and dedication.
‘Mad Dog’ Madlock brought college-feel to BSHS volleyball in first year
02:32 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Madlock’s love affair with volleyball has continued for more than 20 years and is still going strong. She recently completed her inaugural year as the head volleyball coach at Bonner Springs, leading the Braves to a 16-20 record (including winning 10 of the last 12 matches.)
Lift off: BLHS powerlifters get to work
02:21 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Schwisow said the Bobcats graduated 50 of the girls team’s 105 points from March’s state meet. Meanwhile, the boys graduated 68 of their 104 points.
Braves wrestling team enters season ranked second in Class 4A
02:17 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves enter the season, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Basehor-Linwood and Piper, ranked second overall in 4A in the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association’s preseason poll — behind only Colby, which edged BSHS by 2.5 points to place second in Salina in March. Defending champion Andale comes in just behind BSHS in the season’s first poll.
First-year BLHS wrestling coach has been here before
02:11 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The 27-man roster is heavy with juniors, with just three seniors leading the helm and an evenly distributed group of underclassmen.
Students train K-9 companions for disabled
November 28, 2012
As their teachers try to read in the library, the students are restless, distracted by passersby and a bevy of new, strange smells.
Remember when: Nov. 29
November 28, 2012
Take a look back in local history.
Wood quarantine in effect for Wyandotte County
November 28, 2012
After the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found Emerald Ash Borers in the Leavenworth area, residents are asked to help stop the accidental spread of the insect.
TOPS offers support for those looking to lose weight
November 28, 2012
For those looking to lose weight, Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) offers a local support group in Basehor.
Business solution series coming Dec. 4 to KCKCC
November 28, 2012
Kansas City Kansas Community College is playing host to a business solution series, Maximizing Your Networking Ability, from 7-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at KCKCC room 2325, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
School district outlines inclement weather protocol
November 28, 2012
Winter weather is just around the corner, and Basehor-Linwood School District is reminding parents and students of inclement weather protocol.
Residents reminded to mind emergency snow routes
November 28, 2012
Soon enough, snow will fall and the city would like residents’ help so it can clear streets quickly and safely.
Holiday Lighted Parade set for Friday in Leavenworth
November 28, 2012
The Leavenworth Main Street Program will have its annual Holiday Lighted Parade at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in downtown Leavenworth.
BLHS Band offering wrapping services during holidays
November 28, 2012
Basehor-Linwood High School Band will offer gift-wrapping services this holiday season to raise money for its spring trip to Washington D.C.
Basehor Chamber’s holiday dinner, silent auction Dec. 6
November 28, 2012
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Christmas dinner and silent auction on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Reece and Nichols Community Room, 1106 N. 155th Street.
Food: Bison, the other red meat, gains popularity
November 28, 2012
Nothing says “Yum!” like a bit of nomenclatural confusion… Especially with a side of near extinction. But that’s what you get once you venture down the culinary path with bison, an alternative red meat that is showing up at more and more grocers nationwide.