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Do you know which candidates you'll vote for Nov. 4?

Response Percent
Yes — I’ve done all my research and am ready to vote
 
77%
No — I still have to see who is on the ballot
 
8%
I do not plan to vote
 
8%
Somewhat — I know who I will vote for in some races but still have to learn about other candidates
 
6%
Total 87
Videos
Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home
November 26, 2014
A Chicago couple is suing the Kansas-based owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.
Higher prices, plentiful feed buoy US ranchers
November 26, 2014
Hay is plentiful and readily for sale again out in cattle country as another winter looms. Herds are contently munching on crop residue left over after the bountiful fall harvest, and ranchers marketing their calves are bringing home record prices for their animals.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
Overland Park took brunt of Sprint’s fall layoffs
November 26, 2014
More than half of the fall layoffs at Sprint Corp. occurred at the Overland Park headquarters.
Bonner Springs girl devoted to pageant competition
November 26, 2014
At just age 7, Leanna Larson can give a very succinct explanation of what she wants to be when she grows up.
Harvest of sorghum, soybeans wraps up in Kansas
November 25, 2014
The latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.
Bobcat girls hoping to continue progress
November 25, 2014
Last season, the Basehor-Linwood High girls doubled their win total in coach Jason Tatkenhorst’s second year. The Bobcats lose two All-Kaw Valley League performers and a significant chunk of their scoring this winter, but they’re determined to keep the progress rolling.
BLHS boys gunning for return to state
November 25, 2014
When the Basehor-Linwood High boys basketball team opened practice last week, it did so with vivid memories of last year’s upset loss in the first round of the Class 4A-I state tournament.
Man sentenced for heroin ring that led to death
November 25, 2014
A Kansas City man was sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole for participating in a drug trafficking ring that led to a man’s death.
4 directors to leave Kansas Insurance Department
November 25, 2014
Four directors will retire from the Kansas Insurance Department on Dec. 5.
Kansas City man sentenced in water threat hoax
November 25, 2014
A 70-year-old man who threatened to contaminate water supplies in Kansas and Missouri has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
Bonner USM student recognized for biochemistry research
November 25, 2014
Christina Ward, a Bonner Springs senior at the University of Saint Mary, again has earned an honor for her work.
Face to Face: Basehor VFW member Eddie Bush
November 25, 2014
Basehor VFW member Eddie Bush shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Dodge City teacher named Teacher of the Year
November 24, 2014
A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is this year’s Kansas Teacher of the Year.
Police: Wichita woman injured in stabbing attack
November 24, 2014
Wichita police say a woman is critically injured after being stabbed nine times by a group of women.
Basehor, Bonner singers soloists at USM concert
November 24, 2014
The University of Saint Mary Department of Fine Arts will present its annual Christmas Vespers Concert in mid-December, featuring soloists from Basehor and Bonner Springs.
Kansas restroom places second in national contest
November 24, 2014
A toilet-shaped restroom in a small north-central Kansas town has placed second in a national contest.
Kansas has lower private-sector job growth than U.S.
November 24, 2014
Federal statistics show Kansas is seeing slower private-sector job growth than the U.S. as a whole, while unemployment in the state declined in October to 4.4 percent.
Remember When for Nov. 27, 2014
November 24, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Muncipal Christmas Tree tradition spans 100 years
November 24, 2014
Local residents will have an opportunity to kick off the holiday season and help good causes next week.

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