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Basehor-Linwood strength and conditioning program continues to thrive under Schwisow
June 24, 2015
When Ross Schwisow steps into the weight room at Basehor-Linwood High School during the dog days of summer, he can see it immediately. The sweat, the determination, the tenacity. Athletes are being forged by the iron that litters the room, their every repetition preparing them for the upcoming season.
Bonner police investigate aggravated robbery
June 24, 2015
Bonner Springs police are investigating an armed robbery of a vehicle Tuesday in the 600 block of Silverheel Drive.
Face to Face: Don Wheeler, Bonner Springs City Band Commission
June 24, 2015
Don Wheeler, long-time leader of the Bonner Springs City Band Commission, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Truck crashes into dugout at Kansas baseball field
June 24, 2015
Investigators are trying to determine why the driver of a pickup truck drove into the dugout at a baseball diamond in a Wichita suburb.
Shatner to ride through Kansas on Thursday
June 24, 2015
Actor William Shatner is scheduled to pass through Wichita this week on a trip to raise money for the American Legion.
24-hour workout facility opens in Bonner Springs
June 24, 2015
For the first time, residents of Bonner Springs have a 24-hour workout facility in their own town — and it’s even got some “extras” not found at similar facilities.
Official: Kansas, Missouri close to ending economic war
June 23, 2015
Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George says his state is close to reaching an agreement with Missouri that could end poaching of businesses between the two states.
Kansas board to pick developer for new state-owned casino
June 23, 2015
A board is preparing to pick a developer for a new state-owned casino in southeast Kansas from among three applicants.
Basehor car enthusiast to participate in ‘Art of the Car’
June 23, 2015
Earl Lohuis had several things in mind when he bought his 1939 Ford Deluxe Sedan.
Remember When for June 25, 2015
June 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remembering another important day in United States history
June 23, 2015
This is the time of year when we reflect on our nation’s great history and achievements.
Police: 2 men arrested for pretending to be crash victims
June 23, 2015
Police have arrested two men who they say pretended to be car crash victims in Reno County near Sylvia.
Presidents of 4 Kansas universities decline salary increase
June 23, 2015
The presidents of four Kansas universities say they will decline or donate a 2 percent pay increase approved for them last week.
Off-duty Shawnee firefighter administers CPR to 4-year-old at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 22, 2015
An off-duty firefighter provided CPR to a near-drowning 4-year-old Monday afternoon at Tonganoxie Water Park. The child’s mother told police that she took another child to the park’s slide while family members watched her 4-year-old girl. She said she later noticed the child floating face down in the pool and pulled her out.
Brownback wants more highway patrol officers
June 22, 2015
With the Kansas Highway Patrol operating at its lowest staffing levels in a decade, Gov. Sam Brownback said he would like to increase the number of highway patrol troopers on the state’s roads.
Milk production in Kansas more than doubled in past 20 years
June 22, 2015
Officials say milk production in Kansas has more than doubled in the past two decades.
Kansas lawmakers urge review of federal health overhaul
June 22, 2015
More than 70 Republican legislators in Kansas are urging GOP leaders in Congress to re-examine the federal health care overhaul after the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a key provision.
Reopening Riddle Boys Ranch concerns some Kansas schools
June 21, 2015
Wichita school district leaders say they are concerned that Sedgwick County officials are considering reopening the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch, which would require a significant investment from the district.
Demand grows in China for Kansas sorghum
June 21, 2015
Kansas, a major wheat producer, has seen increased demand from China for its sorghum crop.
Kansas City Connection: Tour spotlights how things are growing in urban gardens, farms
June 21, 2015
This week, take a look at some of Kansas City’s urban gardens, Maker Faire returns to Union Station and some fancy vintage vehicles are put on display.