Archive for Thursday, August 20, 2015

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Kansas secretary of state clerk sues over termination
August 20, 2015
A former state employee has filed a federal civil lawsuit claiming she was fired from her clerk job at the Kansas secretary of state’s office after she declined to attend prayer services held in the office.
Planning underway for 4th annual Go Dog Go walk
August 20, 2015
Basehor Community Library and Wagg’n Tails Day Spa are joining forces once again to host the 4th Annual Go Dog Go, a dog walk fundraiser for the Leavenworth County Humane Society, at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at Basehor City Park.
Holy-Field Vineyard seeks volunteers for ‘Picking Sunday’
August 20, 2015
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, 18807 158th St., Basehor, is looking for volunteer grape pickers for harvesting the Seyval grape beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 30.
Bridge work to reduce I-70 lanes outside of Lawrence
August 20, 2015
Work is set to begin Monday on a multi-layer polymer concrete overlay on the eastbound Interstate 70 lanes of the Kansas River Bridge near Lawrence.
Face to Face: Basehor pastor Rene Castillero
August 20, 2015
“I always had a desire for intellectualizing truth,” he said. “I was always fascinated with asking what is out there and why is it there. And that’s what got me interested in theology.”
County seeks Fairmount Township trustee
August 20, 2015
The Board of County Commissioners of Leavenworth County is accepting applications to fill the vacancy of the unexpired term of Trustee for the Fairmount Township Board.
Official: Kansas still needs more rain
August 20, 2015
A Kansas official says despite recent rain, sections of western Kansas still need about five inches of rain before they make up what they lost in the drought.
Topeka Zoo denies claims that their elephants are lonely
10:00 a.m., August 20, 2015 Updated 10:40 a.m.
Topeka Zoo officials are denying claims that the zoo’s two elephants are suffering from a lack of social interaction.
Man found dead after standoff in Kansas City, Kan.
August 20, 2015
Authorities say a man was found dead inside a Kansas City, Kan., home after a nearly four-hour standoff with law enforcement officers.
Populating pollinators: Bonner school, Ag Hall create bee-friendly curriculum
Program may connect with federal effort to support pollinators
August 20, 2015
A project started by Delaware Ridge Elementary second-graders now may become part of a federal program to promote the health of honeybees and other pollinators, via the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
Baker Edition: Info Box
August 20, 2015
Contact information for Baker University campuses