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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
Firm recommends steps for Kansas to save, generate money
December 9, 2015
Consultants have made several recommendations to Kansas lawmakers to save and generate cash, including centralizing the leasing of state office space and having the state transportation department sell off rarely used equipment.
Basehor considers plans for stormwater drainage near 155th and Parallel
December 9, 2015
The Basehor City Council Monday discussed a project to address stormwater drainage off 155th Street.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Jason Schram
December 9, 2015
Jason Schram, PTO volunteer, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Mini Maestro: Edwardsville student’s composition tops in competition
Song will be arranged by Kansas City Symphony professional
December 9, 2015
Jaycee Millison has been taking piano lessons since she was 7 — almost four years total — and said she has even written a few of her own songs.
Kansas economist says state farm income has declined
December 8, 2015
A farm economist with the Kansas Farm Management Association says gross income for farms is down by at least 20 percent in the state.
Judge throws out Kansas man’s murder conviction
December 8, 2015
A Kansas man who served more than 15 years of a life sentence for the 1999 shooting death of his sister-in-law was freed Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction when new evidence implicated the man’s brother as the likely killer.
Remember When for Dec. 10, 2015
December 8, 2015
Events reported this week in the Bonner Springs Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Once popular Christmas tree fundraisers were hard, cold work
December 8, 2015
While I’m sure they are still around, it has been awhile since I’ve seen a Christmas tree sales lot operated by a service club or benevolent organization.
Legends theater to become AMC
December 8, 2015
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., announced today that Legacy Development plans to purchase the 14-screen movie theater at the Legends Outlets Kansas City.
Collapsing buildings become health concern in Kansas
December 8, 2015
The demolition of three deteriorating buildings in south-central Kansas has become more urgent after a portion of one of the structures collapsed.
Bonner resident continues efforts to establish community choir
December 8, 2015
For Tresa McAlhaney, music has always been a big part of her life.
Brownback’s new commerce secretary has unique past
December 7, 2015
Kansas’ new commerce secretary has played professional soccer in Italy, written a romance novel and filmed a commercial with Danny DeVito.
US Supreme Court denies appeal from district’s parents
December 7, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from parents from the Shawnee Mission School District.
Basehor-Linwood tops Bonner Springs in opener
December 7, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team kicked off the 2015-16 season in impressive fashion on Friday evening, defeating Kaw Valley League rival Bonner Springs 74-45 at home.
Armed teenager running toward school shot by police officer
December 6, 2015
Wichita police say a black 17-year-old who was shot and wounded by a white police officer as he ran with a gun toward a high school gymnasium was a documented gang member who was registered as a student at the school.
Prison overcrowding expected to get attention next session
December 6, 2015
Kansas lawmakers and corrections officials are looking for ways to address overcrowding in state prisons as the adult population is expected to be nearly 1,700 inmates over capacity by the middle of the next decade.
Kansas City Connection: Ugly sweaters, Legos for adults and KU basketball at the Sprint Center
December 6, 2015
Here are some of this week’s most exciting events amid a busy time of holiday happenings.
Tammy Potts named Basehor chamber’s Citizen of the Year
December 4, 2015
Tammy Potts was named the 2015 Basehor Citizen of the Year Award Thursday at the Basehor Chamber of Commerce’s Community Christmas Silent Auction and Dinner.
Basehor business fire determined to be accidental
December 4, 2015
A Tuesday evening fire that destroyed a Basehor business has been determined accidental.
Topeka High School teacher surprises student with car gift
December 3, 2015
Dean Fairweather sees many students come and go through the automotive classes he teaches at Topeka High School, and a few stand out as being mechanic material.