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Remember When for June 26, 2014
June 23, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood hosts Sen. Hensley discussion on education funding, economy
June 21, 2014
Teachers, school administrators and other members of the Basehor education community sat down with Democratic Sen. Anthony Hensley on Wednesday to discuss the recent school finance decisions and the economic state of Kansas.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 18, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th district in the Kansas House of Representatives and says she wants to right a list of wrongs done against Kansans in recent years.
Remember When for June 19, 2014
June 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 13, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, announced she has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Basehor, Bonner residents prepare for 12th Kaw Valley Relay For Life
June 11, 2014
The 12th Annual Kaw Valley Relay For Life is set to begin at 7 p.m. Friday, once again hoping to raise $100,000 or more for the American Cancer Society.
Basehor Dairy Days fun not dampened by the rain
June 9, 2014
Watching the weather radar on Friday, Basehor Dairy Days organizer Lila White could see the long line of rain storms headed for Basehor just in time for Saturday’s ninth annual celebration of Basehor’s history as a dairy farming community.
Remember When for June 12, 2014
June 8, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Welded creations: Local artist joins WyCo Museum exhibit
June 5, 2014
At age 83, Harold Leible is starting to realize that he might be something of an artist.
Basehor Dairy Days focusing on local community, history
June 3, 2014
Dairy Days, which honors Basehor’s roots as a dairy farming community, kicks of at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Basehor City Park with the return of the Crazy Cow 5k run and walk.
The Chieftain conducting cutest pet contest
June 2, 2014
Do you have the cutest pet in all the land?
Remember When for June 5, 2014
June 2, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor, Bonner VFW posts continue community outreach amid recruiting struggles and tight budgets
May 29, 2014
The Basehor VFW presented the colors, performed a 21-gun salute and remembered the veterans and those who died in military service with the traditional playing of the taps. The tradition is one the VFW, like many others, performs throughout the year. But, also like many other VFWs, the Basehor VFW is always looking for new ways to recruit and fundraise due to an aging population of members and tight budgets.
Basehor-Linwood graduate named Kansas Scout of the Year runner-up
May 27, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School Class of 2014 graduate Jefferson Storms named runner-up Scout of the Year by the Kansas VFW.