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What fall activities are essential to you?

Response Percent
Raking leaves and photographing fall foliage
Visiting a pumpkin patch
Ingesting as much pumpkin as possible, particularly drinking pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin beer
Going to haunted houses, like Bonner’s 3rd Street Asylum
Total 23
Basehor-Linwood falls in double overtime thriller
November 14, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood football team saw its season end in heartbreaking fashion on Friday evening, falling to Eudora 60-59 in double overtime in the Class 4A-I sectional playoffs.
Dead body found in Bonner Walmart parking lot considered suicide
November 14, 2015
Bonner Springs police say a man found dead in his vehicle Monday in the parking lot of Bonner Springs Walmart is considered to be a suicide.
BLHS football players earn All-KVL honors
November 13, 2015
Several Basehor-Linwood football players recently received recognition for their performances throughout the season when the All-Kaw Valley League teams were released.
BLHS volleyball players earn All-KVL honors
November 13, 2015
Several Basehor-Linwood volleyball players were name to the All-Kaw Valley League teams.
Kansas holding hearings on disability services
November 12, 2015
Kansas is holding hearings on proposed changes to how how disabled Kansans receive services.
Report says student scores rise and fall with funding
November 12, 2015
Kansas students’ scores on national reading and math scores tended to rise and fall along with school funding levels, according to a report by the Kansas Association of School Boards.
Bonner cafe moves to Basehor
November 12, 2015
Perky’s Café, formerly located at 129 Oak St., Bonner Springs, announced it is moving to Basehor.
Basehor VFW announces student contest winners
November 12, 2015
The Bob Wiley Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 of Basehor has announced its local winners of the VFW’s annual Voice of Democracy contest for high school students and Patriot’s Pen national contest for middle school students.
Kobach seeks end to lawsuit against Kansas citizenship rule
November 12, 2015
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office has registered two prospective northeast Kansas voters and is asking a judge to dismiss their federal lawsuit against the state’s proof-of-citizenship requirement.
Blizzard warning issued for northwest Kansas
November 11, 2015
A winter storm system packing snow and high winds is expected to hit sections of northwest Kansas.
Man convicted in Jewish site killings is sentenced to death
November 11, 2015
A judge followed a jury’s recommendation and sentenced an avowed anti-Semite to death Tuesday for the fatal shootings of three people at Kansas Jewish sites.
Kansas Supreme Court justices asked to recuse themselves
November 11, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking all Kansas Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from a lawsuit involving the court system’s budget.
Face to Face: Basehor council member Rae Anderson Nicholson
November 11, 2015
Rae Anderson Nicholson, who next week is set to fill a vacant seat on the Basehor City Council, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Kansas again faces possible loss of all federal arts funding
November 11, 2015
The leader of a statewide advocacy group warned Tuesday that Kansas is likely to lose its federal arts dollars again early next year because the state isn’t providing enough funding for arts programs under Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration.
Basehor to appoint new council member
November 10, 2015
The Basehor City Council next week plans to appoint a new council member.
Remember When for Nov. 12, 2015
November 10, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Often overlooked historical site brings Kansas history to life
November 10, 2015
It is an unfortunate fact, but sometimes we overlook historic sites in our area. Certainly I’ve been guilty of that, because as a Civil War buff I had never visited Lecompton, which is billed as the “Civil War Birth Place” and “where slavery began to die.”
USD 204 gifted students on top again in Battle of Brains
Students need votes through Saturday to win
November 10, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204’s gifted students have done it again.
USD 458 board reviews culinary program, other high school developments
November 10, 2015
The new culinary arts program at Basehor-Linwood High School is already serving up some tasty results, along with some unexpected career turning points for some students.
Wichita bishop to make case for sainthood for Kapaun
November 9, 2015
The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita is preparing to make the case that an Army chaplain from Kansas who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp deserves to be granted sainthood.