Nico Roesler Reporter

Nico Roesler is the community reporter for the Basehor Sentinel.

Recent stories

Face to Face: First State Bank’s Blake Waters
August 11, 2014
Get to know your neighbors with our Face to Face feature. This week, we talk with First State Bank and Trust’s Blake Waters.
Basehor Awards and Trophies celebrates 10 years in business
August 6, 2014
Basehor Awards and Trophies is celebrating their 10th year in business, and owners James and Laura Smith are ready for the next 10.
Basehor adopts 2015 budget
August 5, 2014
The City of Basehor adopted its 2015 budget following a public hearing on Monday evening. The budget, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2015, includes a $350,000 budget to be used for pavement management and about $73,000 for parks and recreation.
Basehor Community Library holding film contest and festival
August 4, 2014
Aspiring Stephen Spielbergs and Martin Scorseses of Basehor have a chance to showcase their filmmaking skills in the Basehor Community Library film contest this month.
Basehor, Linwood and Tonganoxie groups give back through Prison Garden Project
July 30, 2014
One day per week in Linwood, Tonganoxie and Basehor, residents have the pick of free farm produce at a not-so-typical farmers market.
Basehor police department works to find homes for stray dogs
July 29, 2014
The Basehor police department, with the help of an animal loving officer, has begun a program this year that allows them to more easily find homes for stray dogs and cats found in the city.
Former Basehor police chief Vincent Weston leaves long legacy with city
July 28, 2014
Basehor City Hall employees and city officials from 1989 to 2004 remember a stern, structured police chief, but one who often cracked a smile often and dedicated his life to public service.
Basehor purchases land for future city campus
July 28, 2014
The City of Basehor finalized the purchase of a 44-acre plot of land this month for the future site of a city campus that would include a new city hall, police station, community center and potentially an Emergency Management Services center.
Basehor council denies zoning change for large housing development
July 23, 2014
The City Council listened to about a dozen residents of Honey Creek Farms and was presented with a petition signed by 150 of the 152 residents of Honey Creek Farms against a proposed zoning change and housing development. After hearing the residents, as well presentations from the developers, the board voted 5-0 to deny the zoning change request from commercial to planned residential.
Basehor’s Holy-Field Winery celebrates 20 years
July 23, 2014
When the Meyers were building Holy-Field Winery 20-years ago, many passerby’s thought that a steak house was going in on the corner of State Avenue and 158th Street. Michelle Meyer remembers those days, telling people that, no, they were actually building a winery, one of the first in the Kansas City area. But Michelle and her father Les weren’t starting just any midwest winery, they wanted to start something special. And they have, receiving multiple awards for their wines, including three gold medals, five silver and three bronze this month at the Mid-American Wine Competition.

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Recent photos

Laura and James Smith stand in the show room of Basehor Awards and Trophies.

Ginny Cross, Director of Assisted Living at Country Place Senior Living of Basehor.

Abby Zule, 13, holds Earl, a rookie barrel racing 15-year-old horse.

Brian Habjan, community coordinator for the Prison Garden Project, helps some Linwood residents as they look at tomatoes and zucchini grown at the United State Penitentiary in Leavenworth.

(From left to right) Varisa, Supamas and Varit Singnoi stand in Thai Homeplace at its new location in 10 Quivira Plaza in Shawnee.

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