Local news

Remember When for April 2, 2015
March 30, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development to celebrate 25 years April 9
March 29, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to honor the milestone, the Class of 2015 is hosting an event.
State testing bird flocks in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 24, 2015
In response to the confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday announced it has completed a survey of the area and began testing identified flocks.
Remember When for March 26, 2015
March 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor VFW organizes blood drive Wednesday
March 23, 2015
The Basehor Community Spring Blood Drive is set from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Basehor VFW Dining Hall, 2806 N. 155th St.
Remember When for March 19, 2015
March 17, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25,50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood students cover state tourney run with help from community
March 17, 2015
As the community rallied to support the Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team’s trip to the 4A state championship, they even helped out the BLHS student newspaper.
State creates quarantine zone for bird flu in rural Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 16, 2015
In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has established a quarantine zone in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
Annual Basehor Easter Egg Hunt announced
March 15, 2015
Basehor’s 6th Annual Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned for 11 a.m. April 4 at Basehor City Park, 15940 Leavenworth Road.
Remember when for March 12, 2015
March 10, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
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.
Remember When for March 5, 2015
March 2, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor church dedicates new cemetery
February 23, 2015
Risen Savior Lutheran Church, Basehor, dedicated a new cemetery on Feb. 15.
Remember When for Feb. 26, 2015
February 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor VFW’s Bingo winnings pot grows
February 17, 2015
The progressive pot for Basehor VFW’s twice-monthly Bingo games is growing.

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