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Do you think Leavenworth County needs to do more for animal control?

Response Percent
Yes, there needs to be another animal shelter so that stray animals can be removed from rural areas.
 
50%
No, I think the problem is adequately handled by the Sheriff’s Office and local nonprofits.
 
27%
I think the issue is a concern, but there are bigger concerns that tax dollars should support.
 
22%
Total 22
Videos
Double Take: Getting organized can help teens avoid mayhem
January 21, 2015
Organization isn’t just for people with ADHD. The secret of happiness can be how you organize your life. We’d rather see happiness as something magnificent like meditating toward a higher state of consciousness or perhaps something trite yet unattainable, like, “look on the bright side,” “seek your true love.” But a catchy mantra, no matter how much you practice it, can’t create happiness unless your life is organized so you can gain its benefit.
Health Focus: GOP divided over using budget process on health care law
January 21, 2015
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law. But now some are questioning whether to use the congressional budget process to derail the 2010 law or save the special step for more traditional purposes like cutting spending or overhauling the tax code. A potentially divisive debate between tea party forces and GOP pragmatists looms.
Health Focus: One foot in front of the other
Lawrence artist’s epic hike inspires others to tackle new goals one step at a time
January 21, 2015
A Lawrence artist took an epic hike in the woods to meet her ultimate goal: walk the entire Appalachian Trail. But one expert says you don’t have to set giant goals to get big benefits.
Brownback wants to cut lower airfares program
January 20, 2015
A program that brings lower airfares to Wichita and Garden City might be grounded in the near future.
Registration approaches for spring/summer BSHS driver’s ed course
January 20, 2015
Bonner Springs High School will hold an informational meeting and registration for Driver’s Education during Parent-Teacher Conferences at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the BSHS Auditorium.
Kansas program to help pay utility bills offered
January 20, 2015
A government program that helps people pay winter utility bills will begin taking applications this week.
Kansas bills on body cameras get support, raise questions
January 20, 2015
An effort to require Kansas law enforcement officers to be equipped with body cameras has gained some bipartisan support in the Legislature, but questions about costs at a time when the state is facing a budget crisis threaten to bring that momentum to a halt.
Bobcats sweep top honors at Royal Valley powerlifting meet
January 20, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting team dominated both the boys and girls completion at Royal Valley, earning all four Lifter of the Meet awards and easily winning the both team competitions.
Sharpshooting Benton defeats BLHS girls in tournament opener
January 20, 2015
St. Joseph (Mo.) Benton came out firing Monday against the Basehor-Linwood girls, and the combination of hot shooting and aggressive defense propelled Benton to a 70-40 victory against the Lady Bobcats in the first round the Basehor-Linwood Invitational Basketball Tournament.
Bonner diner site of commercial shoot
January 20, 2015
Dari Dine, located at Kump and Nettleton avenues in Bonner Springs, was the scene for a commercial filmed Friday.
BLHS boys, Bonner Springs girls stay ranked in latest KBCA poll
January 20, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys and Bonner Springs girls held their respective spots in the lastest KBCA rankings, released Monday.
Early morning quakes reported in south-central Kansas
January 19, 2015
Two earthquakes were felt in south-central Kansas early Monday. No major damage was reported from either quake.
Kansas governor reorganizing Medicaid, foster care units
January 19, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback is trying to reorganize the licensing of foster care homes and the state workers who determine whether people are eligible for Medicaid.
Kansas payday lending operation agrees to $21M settlement
January 18, 2015
Two payday lending companies with ties to race car driver Scott Tucker have agreed to pay $21 million and waive $285 million in unpaid fines and loans assessed to consumers in order to settle federal claims that they misled borrowers.
Muldoon leads Basehor-Linwood past Turner
January 18, 2015
Basehor-Linwood Coach Mike McBride wanted to see what would happen if 6-foot-7 Pat Muldoon played farther away from the basket in the Bobcats’ press defense. On offense, Muldoon knew he needed to stay closer to the basket. Both things happened Friday, as Muldoon scored 29 points, grabbed eight rebounds and led a pressure defense that blitzed host Turner 74-39.
Basehor-Linwood has its best Bobcat Classic ever
January 18, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team had two individual champions and placed eighth as a team at its Bobcat Classic, the program’s best finish since the event expanded into one of the state’s top tournaments.
Kansas City Connection: A slice, a symphony and opera singing
January 18, 2015
Last week, this column previewed KC Restaurant Week, which began Friday and lasts through Jan. 25. Sometimes you just want to keep it simple, though, and just order a pizza. Also, mezzo-soprano superstar Joyce DiDonato and tenor Juan Diego Florez will headline the pinnacle event of the Harriman-Jewell series’ 50th season.
Sign-ups to begin for annual trans-Atlantic pancake race
January 18, 2015
Sign-ups get underway next weekend in southwest Kansas for an annual trans-Atlantic pancake race.
Basehor-Linwood girls shut out Turner in first quarter, win
January 18, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team didn’t waste any time Friday night, jumping out to a 27-0 lead against winless Turner on the way to a 59-15 victory.
School efficiency panel suggests forming 2 new committees
January 15, 2015
A Kansas task force that spent half a year looking for ways to spend school funding more efficiently on Wednesday proposed legislation that would create two new commissions to take up the subject.