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Kansas City reaches deal to create ‘Smart City’ network
June 7, 2015
Kansas City and two companies have reached an agreement to create a $15.7 million set of high-tech services along the 2.2-mile downtown streetcar line that’s expected to be operating next year.
Kansas lawmakers draft new plan to raise taxes to fix budget
June 7, 2015
Kansas legislators on Sunday drafted a new plan for raising taxes to close a budget shortfall, adding a few sweeteners to proposals the Senate had found unappetizing.
Ample rainfall helps wheat crop as harvest nears
June 7, 2015
Ample rainfall in the past few weeks has helped much of the Kansas wheat crop recover as this season’s harvest nears.
Bonner business, nonprofit offer free dental services
June 5, 2015
Victory Ford of Bonner Springs has partnered with the Reola Grant Center to provide Free Dental Days, dentistry services provided by the PDS Serve Foundation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20 at Victory Ford, 715 S. 130th St.
Dairy Days announces parking changes due to rain
June 5, 2015
Due to all the heavy rains in the past few days, Basehor Dairy Days has announced it will not allow parking at the City Park, where conditions are too muddy
Edwardsville Parks and Rec’s Gold Glove Week to raise funds for Children’s Mercy
Royals’ Frank White to sign autographs June 12
June 5, 2015
The Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a special fundraising event next week, aimed at assisting local youth through Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City.
Basehor-Linwood hosts renowned pitching coach
June 5, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood softball program will be hosting one of the top pitching instructors in the country on Monday when Cindy Stella-Zelinsky comes to town for a special one-day clinic.
Body of missing Bonner Springs man found in Leavenworth County
June 5, 2015
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s reports it located the body of a man reported missing from Bonner Springs yesterday.
Edwardsville councilman releases statement after KBI closes investigation
Stites denies using racial slurs in exchange with teenager
June 4, 2015
An Edwardsville City Councilman is sharing his side of the story after the KBI reported it has wrapped up an investigation into allegations that he used racial slurs and threats.
Bonner police seek help locating missing resident
June 4, 2015
Bonner Springs Police are asking for the public’s help locating a local resident, Michael Amayo, who has been missing since Saturday.
Archaeologists from across US searching for Kansas artifacts
June 4, 2015
Archaeologists from across the United States are in south-central Kansas this week searching for artifacts that would confirm a five-mile stretch once was home to a Native American tribe of 20,000 people.
National Weather Services issues more flood watches, warnings for area
June 4, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued more warnings and watches because of anticipated rainfall.
Local players named to All-KVL softball teams
June 4, 2015
Several local players were recently named to the All-Kaw Valley League softball teams, honored for their performances during the 2015 season.
Kansas House passes budget requiring higher taxes to balance
June 4, 2015
The Kansas House approved a $6 billion budget Wednesday that would still leave the state with a $406 million shortfall, while the Senate prepares to vote on a rival proposal that would close the gap through massive spending cuts.
Kansas lawmakers to resume talks over proposed tax increases
June 4, 2015
Kansas legislators plan to resume negotiations over proposals for raising taxes to close a projected state budget shortfall.
Organization Orientation: Basehor Historical Museum Society
June 3, 2015
This week’s Organization Orientation covers everything you need to know about the Basehor Historical Museum Society.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Ben Spencer
June 3, 2015
We get to know Ben Spencer, new pastor at Fellowship West in Bonner Springs, in this week’s Face to Face column.
Flash flood warning in effect for Leavenworth County, parts of Wyandotte, Johnson counties
June 3, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning that’s in effect until 4:30 p.m. today for the area.
Some Kansas regions report near record rainfall in May
June 2, 2015
To no one’s surprise, some Kansas areas reported near record amounts of rain for the month of May.
Basehor accordionist shares ‘alien’ instrument with grade schoolers
June 2, 2015
Playing the accordion is no mean feat — a fact Frank Palcher knows all too well. “It’s not an easy instrument to learn, and a lot of people don’t really have a feel for it, for what it takes to do it,” the Basehor resident says.