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What team are you rooting for in the NCAA tournament?

Response Percent
Kansas Jayhawks
 
40%
Wichita Shockers
 
33%
All of the Big 12 teams and/or Kansas teams (KU, WSU)
 
17%
One of the top-seeded teams (Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Villanova)
 
4%
Other (tell us in the comments)
 
4%
One of the other Big 12 teams: Baylor, Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas or West Virginia
 
0%
Total 45
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Birthday brings awareness of technological, societal progress
March 16, 2015
A week or so ago I celebrated my 78th birthday, which officially reaffirms my title of “old goat.”
Annual Basehor Easter Egg Hunt announced
March 15, 2015
Basehor’s 6th Annual Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned for 11 a.m. April 4 at Basehor City Park, 15940 Leavenworth Road.
Basehor-Linwood falls short of perfect season
March 15, 2015
Basehor-Linwood’s pursuit of perfection came up one frustrating game short as the Bobcats lost to defending champion McPherson 74-60 in the Class 4A-I basketball state championship on Saturday in Salina.
Avian flu case confirmed in Leavenworth County
March 14, 2015
The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified late Friday afternoon that samples collected from a backyard poultry flock containing both chickens and ducks in Leavenworth County returned a presumptive positive result for highly pathogenic avian influenza at the National Veterinary Services Lab.
Basehor-Linwood advances to state title game
March 13, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team advanced to the Class 4A-I state championship game with a 51-44 victory over Ottawa in the semifinals Friday at the Bicentennial Center in Salina.
KU researcher discovers Neanderthals made jewelry
March 12, 2015
It turns out Neanderthals were smarter than originally thought.
Bill would prohibit public agencies and schools in Kansas from collecting union dues
March 12, 2015
Business groups are urging Kansas lawmakers to pass a bill that would prohibit state and local government agencies, including school districts, from using their payroll systems to collect union dues.
Brownback urges Kansas House to pass GOP school funding plan
March 12, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is urging Kansas House members to support a plan from top GOP lawmakers to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools.
Second to none: Longtime Bonner police chief announces retirement
City planning reception Wednesday
March 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs Police Department’s motto, Nulli Secundis, means “second to none.” And in the last 16-plus years, under the leadership of Chief John Haley, it’s clear that the department has lived up to that motto.
Bobcats take down Wellington in state opener
March 11, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team had little trouble in the first round of the KSHSAA Class 4A-I state tournament on Wednesday afternoon, ousting Wellington 65-40 at the Bicentennial Center in Salina.
Basehor-Linwood schools developing smart phone app
March 11, 2015
Members of the Basehor and Linwood communities will be able to keep track happenings in USD 458 beginning later this month with a new app on their Smartphone or iPad.
Basehor-Linwood’s Walcott signs with Pitt State
March 10, 2015
Basehor-Linwood senior Quinnlyn Walcott celebrated her college signing on Monday at the high school, pledging to continue her cross country and track career at Pittsburg State University in the fall.
Kansas House panel considers higher scrap theft penalties
March 10, 2015
A Kansas House panel is reviewing a bill to significantly increase penalties for scrap metal theft.
Kansas farm experts plan webinar on crop insurance
March 10, 2015
Kansas State University is offering an hour-long webinar to help farmers and others make decisions on crop insurance as the signup deadline at the end of March nears.
Basehor-Linwood schools announce kindergarten roundups
March 10, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 elementary schools have announced their Kindergarten Roundup events for children who will turn 5 years old by Aug. 31.
Remember when for March 12, 2015
March 10, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Dirty politics nothing new, even in Bonner Springs
March 10, 2015
Many believe that angry elections are a modern development and that mudslinging is a 21st century tactic.
City government organization hosts April voting contest
March 10, 2015
The League of Kansas Municipalities is hosting a county and statewide contest to recognize the cities with the highest percentage of voter turnout in this year’s April elections.
GOP plan to overhaul Kansas school aid could move quickly
March 10, 2015
The chief financial officer in Kansas’ largest school district is urging legislators to give more consideration to a plan from Republican leaders to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools and prevent unexpected budget surprises.
Basehor-area Legislator seeks Common Core comments
March 10, 2015
In advance of a hearing on the fate of Common Core before the House Education Committee on Wednesday, March 11, committee member Rep. Willie Dove announced via email that he is conducting an informal poll of his constituents on whether they want to see the controversial program continued in the state.