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Report: Retail sales of farm tractors up in July
August 12, 2015
A new industry report shows retail sales of farm tractors up nearly 19 percent this past July when compared to the same month a year ago.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development seeking applicants for 2015-16
August 12, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development organization is seeking applicants for 2015-16. The group, which celebrated 25 years earlier this year, is taking applications through Sept. 2. Class members range from high school seniors to retired residents. Students learn about personality and leadership traits, as well as local and state government, communication, teambuilding and other skills during the nine-month class that meets monthly.
Kansas regulators disagree on increasing KCP&L’s rates
August 12, 2015
Kansas regulators couldn’t agree Tuesday on how much to increase Kansas City Power & Light Co.’s annual rates, with the utility’s charges for customers with electric heating systems emerging as a key issue.
Linwood Community Center creates not-for-profit fund
August 12, 2015
The Linwood Community Center announced it has created a fund with the Kansas Rural Communities Foundation.
Lyric Opera returns to BLHS for workshop
August 12, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation has partnered with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City again to present Kids in Opera: Carmen workshop for students grades kindergarten through 12.
Brownback urges schools to move more money into classrooms
August 12, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback urged school districts on Tuesday to move more money into the classroom and hold down the administrative costs of running their schools.
Help slow to come for Edwardsville history compilation
August 12, 2015
In late June, the city of Edwardsville put out a call for citizens’ help as it planned the 100th anniversary of becoming an incorporated city.
Face to Face: Basehor pastor Amy Lippoldt
August 12, 2015
Rev. Amy Lippoldt, new pastor at Basehor United Methodist Church, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner groomer uses pet CPR to save dog
August 12, 2015
Shelly Dunn was amazed Tuesday when she was reunited with Duke, a 16-year-old beagle mix she grooms.