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What fall activities are essential to you?

Response Percent
Visiting a pumpkin patch
Ingesting as much pumpkin as possible, particularly drinking pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin beer
Raking leaves and photographing fall foliage
Going to haunted houses, like Bonner’s 3rd Street Asylum
Total 6
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Standard often cited in Kansas pension debates questioned
September 28, 2015
Kansas officials say the state will know its underfunded pension system is back on solid financial ground when its revenues and investment earnings are expected to cover 80 percent of the benefits promised retirees over the next two decades.
Bobcats pull out overtime victory against Turner
September 28, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood football team captured a 30-29 overtime road victory against Kaw Valley League rival Turner on Friday evening, improving to 2-2 this season in the process.
Young would-be robber’s effort stymied by clerk’s stare
September 28, 2015
A young would-be robber wielding an unusual weapon demanded cigarettes but ended up getting nervous and leaving a Wichita QuikTrip empty-handed.
Supreme Court: Intoxication no excuse for shooting at police
September 27, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned an appeals court decision and ruled that getting drunk and taking prescription medications is no excuse for firing a shot at deputies.
Pilot killed in Wichita crash ID’d as former Cessna engineer
September 27, 2015
A pilot killed when his twin-engine Cessna 310 plummeted into a Wichita neighborhood has been identified as a former Cessna engineer who owned an aviation company in Colorado.
Kansas City Connection: Group golf and a great escape
September 27, 2015
Eating, drinking and live entertainment are the typical touchstones for this column, but this week I’d like to first examine some of the more activity-based attractions in the Kansas City area, including a few that just opened in 2015.
Insect researcher: Drones will help feed growing population
September 24, 2015
A college professor who studies insects said Wednesday that unmanned aircraft can help grow better crops and produce more food, but it’s going to take more cooperation among researchers to pull it off.
Kansas doctor, wife face new sentencing in overdose deaths
September 24, 2015
The Kansas physician and his wife were convicted of a shocking crime: running a moneymaking conspiracy at a clinic that prosecutors have linked to 68 drug overdose deaths. Yet Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda, contend they also helped people with chronic pain at their Haysville clinic, even as the doctor saw up to 100 patients a day, with pads of pre-signed prescription forms left for staff to use when he was out. Their lawyers argued during a 2010 trial that they were overwhelmed and listened to drugmakers who pushed potent narcotics.
Kansas regulators expected to approve rate hike for Westar
September 24, 2015
Kansas regulators are expected to give final approval to a $78 million annual rate increase for the state’s largest electric company.
Face to Face: Clark Middle School’s Ellen Kalousek
September 24, 2015
Ellen Kalousek has been the office manager and bookkeeper for Clark Middle School for 27 years.
Kansas man driving combine leads law enforcement on chase
September 23, 2015
Authorities say a central Kansas man has been arrested after stealing a large piece of farm equipment and hitting power poles and law enforcement vehicles as he fled.
Wichita State reviving master’s degree in physics
September 23, 2015
Wichita State University is reviving its master’s degree in physics.
Kansas AG obtains order to protect funding for state courts
September 23, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt obtained a judicial order Tuesday preserving the state court system’s funding amid a legal dispute over an administrative policy imposed on it by legislators.
Alumni Open renamed for late BSHS grad
September 23, 2015
Starting this year, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Education Foundation’s Alumni Open will honor a late alumni who was a model of community support.
Kansas-Johnson County College offer degree program
September 22, 2015
Kansas University and Johnson County Community College are offering a degree program that will allow students to take classes simultaneously at both institutions.
Retiring nurse last original employee of Bonner nursing facility
September 22, 2015
The last original employee to open Bonner Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation has finally bid the facility farewell.
Brownback intervenes in auction of illegal deer heads
September 22, 2015
A 14-point whitetail deer head was removed from a state auction of illegally hunted trophy deer heads at the request of Gov. Sam Brownback’s office because of a continuing dispute over its ownership.
Bobcats take down Sumner, remain undefeated
September 22, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys soccer team picked up a 1-0 road victory over Sumner Academy on Monday evening, improving to 6-0 this season in the process.
Shawnee Mission intervention in school funding case rejected
September 22, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court will not allow the Shawnee Mission School District to intervene in a lawsuit over school funding.
Fall enrollment down by 554 students at Kansas State
September 21, 2015
Fall enrollment for Kansas State University is down for the first time since 2006.