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What team are you rooting for in the NCAA tournament?

Response Percent
Kansas Jayhawks
 
42%
Wichita Shockers
 
30%
All of the Big 12 teams and/or Kansas teams (KU, WSU)
 
19%
Other (tell us in the comments)
 
4%
One of the top-seeded teams (Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Villanova)
 
2%
One of the other Big 12 teams: Baylor, Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas or West Virginia
 
0%
Total 42
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Basehor-Linwood powerlifters win at West Franklin
March 4, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting program crushed the competition at the West Franklin tournament over the weekend, winning the men, women and junior divisions by decisive margins.
Organization Orientation: Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Kiwanis Club
March 4, 2015
Learn about the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Kiwanis Club, which has its annual fundraiser, a pancake breakfast, this weekend.
Face to Face: Basehor-Linwood High coach Ross Schwisow
March 4, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School’s Ross Schwisow discusses strength and conditioning in this week’s Face to Face.
Kansas governor not backing off cuts to schools, higher ed
March 4, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says he’s not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools and state universities even though tax collections were better than expected last month.
Wyandotte County deputy shot during robbery
March 4, 2015
Wyandotte County officials say an off-duty deputy was shot and critically wounded when he walked into a convenience store early Wednesday during an armed robbery.
Kansas court considers handling of school funding lawsuit
March 3, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether a lower-court panel should still review a lawsuit over state funding for public schools.
Report: Kansas wheat faring mostly well so far this winter
March 3, 2015
Kansas wheat crops and livestock are in generally positive shape so far this winter.
Kansas to hold meetings, consider options for drone usage
March 3, 2015
Kansas is exploring how it fits in the new world of drones as residents express their desire to use the technology.
Bonner small business awarded by SBDC
March 3, 2015
The Kansas Small Business Development Center statewide network recently announced the 2015 Existing and Emerging Businesses of the Year, including one local business.
Character development key for youngest scouts
March 3, 2015
A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking to the Cub Scout Pack 3149 Blue and Gold Banquet.
Kansas City streetcar construction to finish this fall
March 2, 2015
Officials say construction on Kansas City’s downtown streetcar project is nearly 50 percent complete and is on track to finish this fall.
Midwest economy: February glance at Kansas, Missouri
March 2, 2015
The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions. The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group uses the same methodology as the national survey to consult supply managers and business leaders. Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss oversees the report. Here are the state results for February in Kansas and Missouri.
Artist hopes Bonner’s ‘Marble Crazy’ event broadens horizons
March 2, 2015
Raven Copeland has been making art with glass for almost as long as Moon Marble Co. has been organizing its annual Marble Crazy event, a celebration of glass artists.
Newell Rubbermaid to expand Winfield, add 320 jobs
March 2, 2015
Newell Rubbermaid is planning a $27 million expansion of the company’s plant in Winfield and will add 320 jobs.
Remember When for March 5, 2015
March 2, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Officials fear Kansas is complacent about tornado season
March 2, 2015
Weather officials in Kansas are worried that the state’s lack of tornados last year will make citizens complacent going into tornado season this spring.
Court revives lawsuit from ex-detective who exposed beating
March 2, 2015
A federal appeals court has revived the lawsuit filed by a former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective who contends he was punished for refusing to cover up a motorist’s beating by federal agents.
Stolen goods from Joyland park found with Louie the Clown
March 1, 2015
Several items stolen from the closed Joyland amusement park in Wichita have been found at a home where police earlier recovered Louie the Clown, a statue that greeted patrons of the park before going missing for more than a decade.
Basehor-Linwood wrestlers take sixth at state
March 1, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood wrestlers took sixth place as a team at the KSHSAA Class 4A state championships in Salina on Saturday, led by gold medal winner Jon Trowbridge.
Former Kansas superintendent and 2 others sue over firings
March 1, 2015
A superintendent and two of his top administrators who were fired last year are suing the Gardner-Edgerton School district in northeast Kansas.