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Basehor Easter egg hunts draw large crowds
April 19, 2014
Two community Easter egg hunts had children of all ages scrambling to find pastel colored eggs Saturday morning.
Phippen to wrestle with Pan Am team in Brazil
April 18, 2014
Several months remain before Cody Phippen’s first high school wrestling season, but his resume already rivals those of most athletes twice his age.
Local athletes to compete at Kansas Relays
High school competition begins Friday
April 18, 2014
Several area high school athletes will be in action Friday and Saturday at the Kansas Relays, which will take place at Kansas University’s Rock Chalk Park.
Bobcat baseball splits in Vestal’s reunion with PHS
April 18, 2014
Even after splitting a home doubleheader Thursday against Piper — effectively ending a four-game losing streak — Basehor-Linwood baseball coach Jeff Vestal had few positive remarks about the Bobcats’ performance against his former team.
Bats silent at BLHS softball splits with Piper
April 18, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood softball team started the 2014 season red hot, averaging nearly 12 runs per game in its first eight contests. Thursday against Piper, though, the Bobcat offense was nowhere to be found.
Basehor senior living center visited by Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins
April 17, 2014
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins stopped by Basehor’s Country Place Senior Living Thursday.
Tonganoxie man indicted on federal child porn charges
April 17, 2014
A Tonganoxie resident previously convicted of second-degree murder, as well as aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, has been charged in federal court with possession of child pornography.
Basehor-Linwood school board considers opting out of state assessments
April 17, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 School Board considered opting out of the state’s reading and math assessment tests because of technical difficulties with the Kansas University testing website.
Five signs spring has arrived in Baldwin City
April 17, 2014
Nature provides many signs of spring’s arrival. In Kansas, we look for blooming redbuds, the arrival of song birds and, of course, dandelions. The following are five things more particular to Baldwin City that signal spring’s arrival.
Kansas African American museum on hold
April 16, 2014
Supporters of an effort to build a new Kansas African American Museum in downtown Wichita are vowing to keep working, even after the proposal was postponed and land designated as the museum’s location was returned to the city.
Kansas professors endorse new social media policy
April 16, 2014
More than 80 distinguished professors have endorsed a new proposed social media policy for Kansas universities.
Tonganoxie dismisses case against green stripe ‘leprechaun’
April 16, 2014
The case of the green stripe appears to be closed.
Walcott breaks BLHS mile record at home meet
April 16, 2014
When the 2014 track and field season is over, Basehor-Linwood coach Scott Russell might want to give Quinnlyn Walcott the program record book and a pen.
Kansas Jewish center where two were killed reopens
April 16, 2014
A Jewish Community Center in Kansas where two people were shot to death on Sunday has reopened.
Basehor ZIP code to extend south of State Avenue, effective July 1
April 16, 2014
Homes and businesses from 150th Street to 174th Street south of U.S. Highway 24/40 to Interstate 70 will have Basehor, 66007, mailing addresses instead of Bonner Springs, 66012.
Kansas man pleads guilty to child porn
April 15, 2014
A northeast Kansas man has entered a guilty plea in federal court to one count of accessing child pornography with intent to view.
Kansas: Bob Dole to tour cities next week
April 15, 2014
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole says he’s looking forward to visiting friends across Kansas next week.
Basehor police calls for Apr. 7-13
April 15, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Kansas University student has tuberculosis, officials confirm
April 15, 2014
Kansas University officials say a student with tuberculosis is expected to make a full recovery.
Chipotle money at heart of KU student elections squabble
April 15, 2014
Although the Kansas University student body elections wrapped up Thursday, the results are currently under lock and key until a dispute over the election is resolved.