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Basehor-Linwood seniors honored as Governor’s Scholars
April 14, 2014
Two Basehor-Linwood High School students are being honored this year as Kansas Governor’s Scholars.
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 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.
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.
Kansas: Senate veep urges cooperation between courts, Legislature
January 24, 2014
The Legislature and Judiciary should improve relations, Senate Vice President Jeff King, R-Independence, said in a letter Thursday to Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss.
Bonner restaurant’s Super Bowl Sunday sales benefit cancer patient
January 24, 2014
Bonner Springs Pizza Co., 129 Oak St., is teaming up with the Bonner Springs Fire Department to raise funds for young cancer patient Haley Bernard and her family on Super Bowl Sunday.
Hollywood Casino set to build hotel this year, UG reports
January 7, 2014
Executives with Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway are making plans to start construction on a casino hotel later this year, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan. announced today.
Basehor faces frigid temperatures
10:04 a.m., January 6, 2014 Updated 10:04 a.m.
Wind chill numbers are dipping well below zero, creating potential life-threatening conditions for anyone exposed to the weather. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for Leavenworth County that began at 6 p.m. Sunday and continues through noon Monday.
Basehor schools to close Monday due to winter weather
January 5, 2014
Basehor schools will be closed Monday due to winter weather and freezing temperatures
Basehor girl wins state poster award
10:59 a.m., December 31, 2013 Updated 10:59 a.m.
A Basehor girl has been named a State Fire Marshal Fire Prevention Poster winner.

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