Local news

Basehor council members outline priorities for 2014, and beyond
April 14, 2014
City staff and the Basehor city council discussed budget numbers and 2014 project goals at the this year’s budget retreat.
Remember When for April 17, 2014
April 14, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood school district faces virtual school funding cuts with new legislation
April 10, 2014
The Kansas Legislature’s latest answer to school funding equity significantly impacts the Basehor-Linwood school district, including a potential $285,000 reduction in funding for the virtual school.
Basehor’s annual Easter egg hunt set for April 19
April 9, 2014
The annual Basehor Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 11 a.m. April 19 at the Basehor City Park and will be followed by a free noon lunch.
Basehor firefighter also making it big in a local band
April 9, 2014
Brandon Magaha doubles as a part-time firefighter with the Fairmount Township Fire Department and a guitarist for the local band Get Busy Living. The band recently signed with a national record label and performed at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.
Basehor furniture store opens, finds success in restoration
April 8, 2014
Krouse House, Furniture and Home Decor, 14200 Parallel Road, is open five days per week beginning this week. The store sells restored furniture and custom creations.
Remember When for April 10, 2014
April 7, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood student to compete in Junior Olympics in Colorado
April 7, 2014
Blake Tucker, a student at Basehor-Linwood Middle School, is traveling to Colorado Springs, Colo., for the Junior Olympics shooting competitions, where he will compete against some of the best young shooters in the country.
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week: Rachel and Phoebe
April 3, 2014
Rachel and Phoebe are sleek and sweet sisters from Tonganoxie. The Leavenworth County Humane Society took them in as kittens in 2012.
Face to Face: Basehor City Council member Vernon Fields
April 2, 2014
This week’s Face to Face features Basehor City Council member Vernon Fields who has a passion for gardening and community service.
Basehor-Linwood officials fight for virtual school funding
April 2, 2014
While state lawmakers mull several bills aimed at meeting the Kansas Supreme Court mandate on equalization, Basehor-Linwood school officials traveled to Topeka to fight for funding for the district’s and the state’s virtual schools.
Basehor Community Garden hopes third year brings more growth
April 1, 2014
The members of Basehor PRIDE hope this spring brings similar success to last year when it comes to the Basehor Community Garden.
Remember When for April 3, 2014
March 31, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor’s Bohannon’s Wine and Spirits Liquors finds success in first month of business
March 31, 2014
One of Basehor’s newest businesses is off to a great start as revenues have doubled initial expectations for the owner.
Basehor-Linwood Superintendent: potential state budget cuts could have “devastating impact”
March 28, 2014
Basehor-Linwood School District Superintendent David Howard is calling school district residents to contact their local law makers over legislation that would reduce the district’s transportation and virtual school funding significantly.

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