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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
BLHS wrestling starts 2014-15 season with strong performances
December 16, 2014
Early results show that the Basehor-Linwood wrestling team belongs among the best in the state at Class 4A.
Scoring binges propel Basehor-Linwood to victory against Hayden
December 16, 2014
Fast starts to both halves helped the Basehor-Linwood boys to an 82-63 victory Friday night over Hayden.
Kansas-based Bitcoin equipment seller to reopen
December 16, 2014
A Kansas bitcoin company that was shut down after being sued by the federal government will be allowed to reopen.
Kansas City Connection: Karaoke and a cup of joe
December 16, 2014
Whenever someone proposes a one-word group activity like trivia, Twister or karaoke, I instantly start refreshing my mental list of excuses. But if I find myself in an agreeable mood and decide to take part, I usually have a great time (except in the case of Twister — that never ends well).
Face to Face: Basehor history lover Anna Jean Breuer
December 16, 2014
Basehor Historical Museum volunteer Anna Jean Breuer shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
True story behind fictional Christmas song still inspirational
December 15, 2014
One of my favorite Christmas songs is “Good King Wenceslaus,” and I certainly enjoy the story it tells.
Remember When for Dec. 18, 2014
December 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor, Bonner Jayhawks graduate
December 15, 2014
A number of Basehor- and Bonner Springs-area residents are among the nearly 1,250 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall.
Bonner Springs man sentenced in Leavenworth County for explosives, drug possession
December 15, 2014
Leavenworth County District Court last week sentenced a Bonner Springs man to 52 months in prison for the possession of drugs, guns and explosives.
Basehor, Bonner area students among Pitt State fall 2014 grads
December 12, 2014
Several local students were among more than 500 students are expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s fall commencement exercises today.
Man charged with defrauding Nigerian students
December 11, 2014
The former director of Pittsburg State’s College of Business is facing federal charges of defrauding Nigerian graduate students recruited to attend the school.
New superintendent for Brown historic site
December 11, 2014
The Brown v. Board of Education historic site in Topeka has a new superintendent.
Kansas board reviews abortion-referrals case again
December 11, 2014
A Kansas board is considering whether to reinstate a doctor’s medical license after scrutinizing her referrals of young patients for late-term abortions and finding that she kept inadequate records.
Former Kansas fire chief pleads guilty to theft
December 11, 2014
A former Kansas City-area fire chief has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $14,000 from his township.
Face to Face: USD 204 assistant principal Stefani Dreiling
December 11, 2014
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204’s new elementary assistant principal, Stefani Dreiling, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Charges: Impostor changed name of ID theft victim
December 10, 2014
A Mexican man living unlawfully in the United States for decades was arrested Tuesday in an identity theft scheme that was so ingenious that prosecutors say a court unwittingly changed the name of the U.S. citizen whose identity he assumed to his own real name.
Multisport athletes: For the love of the game
December 10, 2014
The multisport athlete isn’t uncommon, but seeing one compete at a high level in all sports is an accomplishment.
Dynamic duo: Basehor-Linwood seniors evolve into lethal post combo
December 10, 2014
A combination of speed, size and skill is a luxury rarely afforded to a Class 4A program, let alone twice in one season. However, the Basehor-Linwood boys believe they have just that.
USD 458 patron survey results show bond issue support
December 10, 2014
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 patrons greatly support a Career and Technical Education center at the high school, technology expansion and renovations to Basehor and Linwood elementary schools.
Teenager sentenced in stepbrother’s death
December 10, 2014
A rural Kansas man was sentenced to a little more than 10 years in prison for fatally shooting his 9-year-old stepbrother in the face during an argument about doing chores.