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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 7
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
BLHS students named 2015 ‘Honor Scholars’
September 17, 2015
Students from Basehor-Linwood High School and other Leavenworth County schools were named Kansas Honor Scholars by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment in a ceremony held Wednesday.
Volunteers to fire up engines on historic bomber ‘Doc’
September 17, 2015
Volunteers are preparing to fire up the engines of a B-29 Superfortress bomber that was last used during the Korean War.
Kansas’ water conservation program draws shallow interest
September 17, 2015
State officials with regulatory authority over Kansas’ underground water resources are still looking for an individual or group willing to enter into a voluntary conservation program.
Court documents quantify impact of gay marriage in Kansas
September 16, 2015
Court documents are offering a glimpse at the early impact of the gay marriage ruling in Kansas.
Ex-Kansas State researcher fails to get whistleblower status
September 16, 2015
A researcher who was fired from Kansas State University after accusing his colleagues of misrepresenting data in an academic journal has lost a bid for whistleblower protection under federal law.
Bike Show honors Kobi’s founder, benefits Vaughn-Trent
September 16, 2015
The 23rd Annual Kobi’s Bike Show filled an important need for the Bonner Springs community, while at the same time honoring the late “Mama Kobi,” who left behind a big hole.
Concerns spread over announcement of Thriftway closure
September 16, 2015
Rumors have been swirling that a major component of downtown Bonner Springs soon will be no more.
Lady Bobcats pull out victory over Tonganoxie
September 16, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team went to Tonganoxie on Tuesday night and pulled out a five set victory over the Lady Chieftains, winning the match 25-12, 20-25, 25-15, 14-25, 15-8.
Face to Face: Basehor chiropractor Scott Runnels
September 16, 2015
Basehor native and new chiropractor Scott Runnels is the subject of this year’s
Bobcats beat Bishop Ward, remain undefeated
September 15, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood soccer team raced out to an early lead against Kaw Valley League foe Bishop Ward on Tuesday evening, and the Bobcats never looked back on their way to a convincing 4-1 victory on their home field.
Kansas growers planting winter wheat, harvesting corn
September 15, 2015
Kansas growers are planting next year’s winter wheat crop while harvesting their corn and other fall crops.
Pumpkin weighing it at 1,034 pounds sets new Kansas record
September 15, 2015
A pumpkin weighing in at 1,034 pounds has squashed the Kansas State Fair record.
Lady Bobcats take fifth at Lansing Invitational
September 15, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team took fifth place at the Lansing Invitational over the weekend, finishing with a 4-2 record.
Kansas auctioning off hundreds of bottles of booze
September 15, 2015
The state of Kansas is selling hundreds of bottles of liquor accumulated by regulators on an online auction.
Police make 2nd arrest in robberies near K-State campus
September 14, 2015
Another man has been arrested in a series of thefts that led to a nearly four-hour lockdown at Kansas State University.
Remember When for Sept. 17, 2015
September 14, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Reviewing history behind name change of North America’s highest peak
September 14, 2015
It was an awe-inspiring sight and one we won’t forget. Thanks to the good fortune of visiting on a clear, sun-splashed day, we had the perfect view of Mount Denali.
Wichita State seeking innovation design degree program
September 14, 2015
Wichita State University is working to implement a new degree program aiming to give students more freedom in their course of study.
BSHS grad returns to Bonner to promote book
September 14, 2015
A Bonner Springs High School graduate will return to her former stomping grounds this weekend to share her new book.
Wichita School District to use bus drivers as custodians
September 14, 2015
The Wichita School District says it plans to use bus drivers as part-time custodians as part of a pilot program to keep schools clean and costs down.