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How do you prefer to give back during the holidays?

Response Percent
I prefer to give to locally-based organizations.
I volunteer my time with local organizations rather than focusing on monetary donations.
I support national organizations.
Total 24
Breaking the mold: Male teachers at Bonner school serve as role models, break stereotype
December 23, 2015
In his first year as a teacher, Patrick Redlin saw first hand how being a male teacher affected his students.
Kansas is 5th state where lottery prizes may have been fixed
December 22, 2015
The former security chief for a national group that operates state lotteries personally bought two prize-winning tickets in Kansas worth $44,000, investigators said Monday, bringing to five the number of states where he may have fixed games to enrich himself and associates.
BLHS wrestlers take seventh place at Emporia
December 22, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood High School wrestling team finished seventh out of 14 teams at the Emporia Winter Classic over the weekend, scoring a total of 103 points.
Basehor EMS delayed to March, though full-time fire on its way
December 22, 2015
It will take a few more months than expected for EMS services to be housed at the Fairmount Township Fire Department in Basehor, but fire coverage will increase.
McConnell helps airman cope with loss of infant son
December 22, 2015
In what he describes as the darkest time of his life, Christopher Thornbury, an airman at McConnell Air Force Base, said his co-workers and leaders at McConnell helped him cope with the loss of his infant son.
Court officials say errors revealing juvenile records fixed
December 21, 2015
Riley County District Court officials say they have fixed errors that made confidential juvenile records available on public computers at least 20 times since 2013.
Remember When for Dec. 24, 2015
December 21, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Police arrest man, 32, after another dies at Edgerton bar
December 21, 2015
One man has been arrested after another was killed at a bar in Edgerton.
Christmas movies a highlight of the holiday season
December 21, 2015
One of the real pleasures during the holiday season is watching the large number of wonderful TV shows.
Questions on classroom spending cloud Kansas schools debate
December 20, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he and many Kansas legislators won’t be ready to consider big increases in aid to public schools until they are confident that enough of the money already spent on education is finding its way into the classroom.
Kansas City Connection: New Year’s options and a last-minute gift guide
December 20, 2015
Is New Year’s overrated? It depends who you ask. All the same, a memorable night out on the town on the last/first day of the year can provide you with a snapshot in time that you’ll remember long after the hangover wears off.
50,000 Kansans sign up for insurance in federal exchange
December 20, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says about 50,000 people in Kansas had signed up through the federal health insurance exchange as of Dec. 12.
Basehor-Linwood teams sweep Tonganoxie
December 19, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team won its first game of the season on Friday, thanks to a wild comeback in the final minutes at Tonganoxie.
Area students now KU grads
December 18, 2015
Several area students were among the more than 1,250 candidates for degree from Kansas University this fall.
Lenexa business relocates to Bonner Springs
December 18, 2015
A new business is moving into western Bonner Springs.
Basehor elementary students selected for state choir
December 18, 2015
Seven Basehor-Linwood USD 458 students were among the 160 selected from across the state for the new All-State Elementary Honor Choir.
Kansas lawmaker resigning to head conservative policy group
December 17, 2015
The chairman of a Kansas House committee that handles legislation on abortion and gay-rights issues is resigning to lead a conservative group seeking to influence social policy.
Kansas Aviation Museum reduces hours, lays off 2 employees
December 17, 2015
The Kansas Aviation Museum has terminated two staff members and announced it will be reducing visitor hours next year.
Kansas issues $400 million in highway construction bonds
December 16, 2015
The Kansas Department of Transportation has issued a state record of $400 million in highway construction bonds to take advantage of the suspension of a state law limiting the agency’s debt burden.
Newman University gets $2 million from Fugate Enterprises
December 16, 2015
Newman University in Kansas has received a $2 million gift from Fugate Enterprises.