Local news

Remember When for Feb. 27, 2014
February 25, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Chieftain staff receives honors from state press association
February 24, 2014
The Chieftain news staff won several honors in the Kansas Press Association’s 2014 Awards of Excellence competition, the association announced today.
Basehor Mayor David Breuer gives state of the city address
February 24, 2014
Mayor David Breuer spoke to a large group of Basehor business owners, city staff, educators and citizens last week about Basehor’s huge growth in 2013 and hinted that the city’s continued expansion could result in several new national businesses such as McDonald’s and possibly a grocery store coming to the city.
Neighbor saves dog that fell into frozen pond near Basehor
February 21, 2014
Two quick-thinking neighbors rescued a 7-year-old black lab golden retriever named Jetta who fell into a frozen pond Thursday afternoon and couldn’t get herself to shore.
Pet of the Week
February 20, 2014
This week’s Pet of the Week comes from Leavenworth County Humane Society in Basehor.
Basehor-Linwood mixed chorus preparing for big show
February 19, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood High School Mixed Chorus is warming up their vocal chords this Sunday during a show in Basehor at the Holy Angels Catholic Church before they travel to Wichita to perform at the state Music Educators Association convention.
Basehor council approves city administrator role
February 19, 2014
Several items on the Basehor City Council agenda for the past couple of years were checked off the to-do list Tuesday night.
Face to Face: USD 458 Superintendent David Howard
February 19, 2014
We sat down this week with USD 458 Basehor-Linwood Superintendent David Howard to learn more about him, his family, and what he does.
Five things you might not know about Basehor
February 18, 2014
Basehor is a town with more history than some may realize. Here is a collection of some fun facts that even longtime residents may not know. They were collected with help from the Basehor Historical Museum.
Remember When for Feb. 20, 2014
February 18, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor program makes exercise fun for entire family
February 17, 2014
Young children and their moms are finding a common bond in exercise in a Family Fun Fitness class at Basehor Elementary School.
Basehor-Linwood Brainiacs successful season nears end
February 14, 2014
The 2014 Basehor-Linwood Scholars Bowl season came to an end at Perry-Lecompton in the northeast Kansas 4A Regionals on Monday, but the team still has the Knology Bowl to look forward to.
Basehor-Linwood school board members honored by state leadership academy
10:04 a.m., February 13, 2014 Updated 10:04 a.m.
USD 458 school board members and the district’s superintendent were honored with certificates of their training efforts through the Kansas Association of School Boards on Monday.
Basehor police calls for Feb. 3-9
February 13, 2014
A look at the past week’s 911 calls in Basehor