Basehor Living

Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Matt Clough
August 20, 2014
Matt Clough, pastor of the new The Fellowship West church in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Growing heirlooms: Bonner farm provides produce for families, restaurants
August 20, 2014
Looking out over 19 rows of vegetable crops, each 200 to 250 feet long and 6 feet wide, Jim and Deb Crum reflect on how it all got started.
Cord blood donation available at two additional metro hospitals
August 8, 2014
Beginning today, Menorah Medical Center and Shawnee Mission Medical Center have joined Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Cord Blood Program and now offer mothers the option to donate their newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood to help those in need of a stem cell transplant.
Mild weather greets Leavenworth County Fair in Tonganoxie
July 29, 2014
Fairgoers — both humans and animals — likely are going to like this week’s forecast. Mother Nature by all accounts has ordered up ideal fair week weather. Highs generally are expected to be in the 80s and lows in the 60s throughout the week, according to weather forecasts.
Sporting KC blood drive is Tuesday in KCK
July 24, 2014
Sporting Kansas City, the Victory Project and the American Red Cross are teaming up for a blood drive Tuesday at Sporting Park.
Kansas City Connection: Cornering the farmers markets
July 14, 2014
The Kansas City area is filled with a wide variety of farmers markets that are well worth a visit. This week I’d like to take a look at some of the most interesting weekend and weekday markets in the area.
Local agencies participating in National HIV Testing Day
June 23, 2014
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get tested Friday on National HIV Testing Day.
Kansas City Connection: Influential women come to KC
June 15, 2014
HIllary Rodham Clinton and Lauryn Hill come to KC; Jazz in the Woods livens up Corporate Woods; and Gay Price KC events planned.
Wild Hayride Band to play at Leavenworth’s Heritage Center
May 27, 2014
The Wild Hayride Band dinner and dance will start at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware St., Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie, Linwood girls compete in Shrine Rodeo
May 26, 2014
Emmie Noyes is no stranger to the Abdallah Shrine Rodeo.
Abdallah Shrine Rodeo today: ‘Here for a reason’
Rodeo clown finds calling in rodeo, football
May 21, 2014
Shawn Thompson knows he’s been put on this planet for a reason.
Tonganoxie Water Park to open Saturday for season
May 19, 2014
Tonganoxie Water Park opens for the summer season this weekend.
Dead tree in Baldwin City’s Oakwood Cemetery to become angel carving
May 14, 2014
What remains of a century-old yellow poplar tree in Oakwood Cemetery that fell victim to the 2012 drought will soon be a work of art.
Kansas City Connection: Beer festivals on tap this summer
April 27, 2014
Whether it’s Free State Brewery in Lawrence, Tallgrass in Manhattan, Boulevard in Kansas City, or one of the smaller brewing operations popping up in the area, craft and microbreweries have cast an intoxicating spell over the Midwest. And for good reason. As the Huffington Post wrote in a headline earlier this year, “The Midwest officially has some of the best beer in the world.”
Fascination with trains leads to volunteer role at Baldwin City’s Midland Railway
April 23, 2014
Mike Beem struck up a conversation with a stranger Saturday as they stood on the Santa Fe Depot’s north platform waiting for a Midland Railway train to pull into the station. Words came easy to the two men as they talked trains and railroad. The stranger told Beem, a volunteer with the Midland Railway, he was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad and used to make regular runs through Kansas City west to Marysville.

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