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March 29 all-star game to pit KVL seniors against KCAL
March 13, 2013
Several area boys and girls high school basketball players were selected to represent the Kaw Valley League in a pair of KVL vs. KCAL all-star games later this month.
Area girls represented on All-KVL team
March 13, 2013
The Kaw Valley League was well-represented on both the boys and girls side at the state tournament level. Mill Valley’s second-place finish was the highest among all league girls teams and Tonganoxie was surprise entrant to the Class 4A field after upsetting Bonner Springs in the sub-state semifinals.
All-KVL boys team stocked with area talent
March 13, 2013
It didn’t take long for the All-Kaw Valley League teams to be announced after the conclusion of high school basketball season. Mill Valley, Lansing and Piper are well-represented after state tournament runs, but Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Spring also landed multiple players on the year-end list.
Major crimes continue to drop in Bonner, Edwardsville
March 13, 2013
Overall public safety in the Bonner Springs and Edwardsville area continues to improve, according to local police departments.
Acceptance of aging
March 13, 2013
Last Saturday, I celebrated my 76th birthday and in some ways, it was a shock.
Remember When for March 14, 2013
March 13, 2013
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
School board approves iPads for all district teachers
March 13, 2013
The USD 204 Board of Education was faced with a tough decision Monday: Who deserves to have iPads more, students or teachers?
Owners of Bonner Springs’s Red Fortune prepare for final day
March 13, 2013
It’s been an emotional week for Maria Lui and her family at Red Fortune Chinese Restaurant. Every time they turn around, they say goodbye to another longtime friend and customer.
Identify theft on the rise in Basehor
March 13, 2013
Identity theft and fraud are on the rise across the country, and Basehor residents haven’t been immune to it, according to 2012 crime statistics.
Dreams of becoming pilot take flight for BLHS student
March 13, 2013
After accepting a nomination to the United States Air Force Academy, Zac Hevel has finally accomplished the goal he’s worked toward since age 5.
Taking the lead
March 13, 2013
Taylor Leach won’t be wearing high heels and a sparkly dress during prom weekend this year— she’ll be in cowboy boots and jeans.
Basehor police calls: March 3-11
March 13, 2013
Basehor police calls for March 3-11.
Area state basketball roundups: KVL well-represented
March 13, 2013
The Kaw Valley League team sent multiple boys and girls teams to state tournaments over the weekend, with several teams finishing as high as second in their respective classes.
Taking a look back: BSHS winter teams bid farewell to decorated seniors
March 13, 2013
Winter within the Bonner Springs athletic department featured equal parts upstart programs and seniors concluding careers that ensured legacies within their school’s halls.
Taking a look back: Winter sports a season for firsts at BLHS
March 13, 2013
For the most part, the winter sports season was a season for new faces amongst Basehor-Linwood programs.
Food: Perk up St. Pat’s Day with perfect Irish coffee
March 13, 2013
Coffee, Irish whiskey and cream. Taken separately they’re a tasty trio. But combine them just the right way and in just the right proportions and they get even better, transforming into a drink that can perk up the grayest day.