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Nirschl, Hopper lead Bobcat wrestlers to title at Dick Burns Mat Classic
Bobcat Classic starts Friday
January 15, 2014
Basehor-Linwood coach Tyler Cordts wasn’t sure how long it had been since the Bobcats hoisted a team trophy at the end of a tournament. At any rate, though, the wait has come to an end.
Kansas: State of the State address at 6:30 tonight
January 15, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to give the annual State of the State address and outline his legislative agenda.
Stallbaumer introduced as BLHS football coach
January 15, 2014
When former Basehor-Linwood High football coach Steve Hopkins announced his resignation in November, athletics director Joe Keeler said acting fast to find a replacement was a top priority. Less than two months later, a new era has begun.
2 area students on FHSU deans list
January 15, 2014
Fort Hays State University deans announced two area students among the 1,111 undergraduate students on the fall 2013 Deans Honor Roll.
Basehor-Linwood teacher receives Educating Excellence award
12:39 p.m., January 15, 2014 Updated 12:39 p.m.
The only hint Kirsten Rhoads got about the award she was due to receive Wednesday morning at Basehor-Linwood High School was her husband sending her off with the words, “You’re going to have a great day.” A few hours later, Rhoads, who teaches college chemistry, physics and principles of engineering at the school, walked into the high school library to a room full of her students and a huge surprise.
Kansas: Higher education cuts unlikely to be restored
January 15, 2014
Restoring budget cuts to higher education that were approved last year by Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislative leaders appears iffy at this point.
Basehor police cars live short, hard lives
06:00 a.m., January 15, 2014 Updated 06:00 a.m.
Inside the 2008 Crown Victoria still on patrol in Basehor, a large tear in the driver’s seat upholstery is going without repair. That’s because the car is one of three this year that will be replaced. The car, which has racked up more than 150,000 miles, has served about the average life span of a police car in Basehor — five years. From running idle for hours to accelerating from zero to 60 in seconds, the aging of the vehicles is a large expense, and one the city plans for.
Mistakes cost Mill Valley boys, girls as both fall to Basehor-Linwood
January 15, 2014
Pat Muldoon made his return to Mill Valley High — a school the junior called home for two years — on Tuesday night and hung 21 in Basehor-Linwood High’s 63-57 victory.
5 Questions: Day of Service
January 15, 2014
This year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is Monday. Information about the day is provided below from