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Kansas child deaths subject of Senate bill
February 10, 2014
Supporters of a bill before the Kansas Senate say it could help improve research on the cause of children’s deaths.
Kansas education board to review fingerprinting teachers
February 10, 2014
The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to receive a draft regulation this week that eventually could lead to all teachers in the state being forced to submit fingerprint cards and undergo background checks when renewing their licenses.
Fundraisers planned for Basehor twins in need of surgery
February 10, 2014
Local organizers have planned two fundraisers for this weekend to benefit Blake and Lance Tranckino, twin baby brothers who require reconstructive brain surgery
Kansas: Statehouse renovation omits planned carvings
February 10, 2014
Now that the Kansas Statehouse project is finished, it’s time to complete work on the original vision of the building, a local sculptor says.
Immigrants in early 1900s also ‘pioneers’
February 10, 2014
Normally when we think about the hardy pioneers who settled in Kansas, we have a vision of an ox-drawn, covered wagon rumbling slowly through the wilderness.
Remember When for Feb. 13, 2014
February 10, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor hosts legislators one month into 2014 session
February 10, 2014
State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, and Rep. Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, spoke about several “hot issues,” as Holland put it, Saturday in Basehor at the Basehor VFW Post 11499. On the list of hot issues was education funding, legislator pay, marijuana legalization and Common Core Education Standards.