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Kansas worker’s pay an issue for lawmakers
April 23, 2014
Kansas legislators are considering proposals to give state workers modest salary increases but end their guaranteed longevity bonuses, and a union official said Tuesday that the combination could lower the pay of many employees.
Kansas school boards cautioned about using new rules to hire, fire teachers
April 23, 2014
The Kansas Association of School Boards is urging local boards of education to use caution before taking advantage of new powers granted to them under a school finance bill that Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law Monday.
BLHS softball sweeps Atchison on senior night
April 23, 2014
Candice Jennings wasn’t interested in losing her final home game in a Basehor-Linwood uniform.
Kansas: Brownback signs Medicare, gun bills
April 23, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday signed into law a bill that could put Kansas officials in charge of Medicare and other federally funded health programs in the state.
Basehor-Linwood High School to host famous a cappella group
April 23, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School is hosting Re:Voiced, an a cappella group that has performed with bands like Maroon 5 and Rascal Flatts, at 7 p.m. on Apr. 28 to benefit the school’s choral department.
Fascination with trains leads to volunteer role at Baldwin City’s Midland Railway
April 23, 2014
Mike Beem struck up a conversation with a stranger Saturday as they stood on the Santa Fe Depot’s north platform waiting for a Midland Railway train to pull into the station. Words came easy to the two men as they talked trains and railroad. The stranger told Beem, a volunteer with the Midland Railway, he was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad and used to make regular runs through Kansas City west to Marysville.
Tranckino twins recover from reconstructive brain surgery
April 23, 2014
Blake and Lance Tranckino had successful reconstructive surgery on their skulls earlier this month and are well on their way to recovery.
Basehor library hosting final science discussion of series on Apr. 29
April 23, 2014
The Basehor Community Library’s Pushing the Limits science discussion series concludes Apr. 29 with its fourth discussion about science and the various ways it affects everyone’s daily life.