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Bobcat boys win nail-biter to reach finals, girls falter in second half
January 23, 2014
It didn’t come without some late-game drama, but the Basehor-Linwood boys are back in the finals of their home tournament.
Kansas: Abortion laws defense tops $1 million
January 23, 2014
Kansas has paid private law firms slightly more than $1 million to defend anti-abortion law enacted during the past three years, the attorney general’s office confirmed Wednesday.
Legislative Q&A’s: Sen. Steve Fitzgerald
January 23, 2014
Steve Fitzgerald, 5th Senate District Kansas Senator, R-Leavenworth, shares his views on the current legislative session.
Kobach: Birth-records scan helps 7,700 Kansas voters
January 23, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says reviewing the state’s birth records will allow election officials to remove 7,700 people from the list of voters whose registrations are on hold for failing to meet a proof-of-citizenship requirement.
Basehor-Linwood High School debate team finds success at state
06:00 a.m., January 23, 2014 Updated 06:00 a.m.
Four Basehor-Linwood High School students travelled to Fort Scott this weekend, and two made it further than another Bobcat had in the tournament. For the past five years, the Bobcats have traveled to state to find little success. That changed this year with Maddy Langford, Emily Dye, Tanner Tavis and Clayton Kaminski. Tavis and Kaminski advanced to the “octafinal” round and earned state medals.
Bonner Springs’ Valley Feed finds niche with smaller farms
January 23, 2014
How does a farm-based business survive 91 years when the farms it originally served have all but disappeared?
Basehor comes together to find cat a home in McLouth
12:00 a.m., January 23, 2014 Updated 06:00 a.m.
It only took a couple of seconds for the cat to nuzzle its head into his new owner. Jeannette Mercier of McLouth held the cat she immediately dubbed Mr. Magoo, after the old cartoon. Mr. Magoo was found near Jim and Karen Oberg’s house in Basehor two weeks ago, when high temperatures barely reached the teens. His eyes were clogged with gunk, and he seemed to be visually impaired.