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Do you know which candidates you'll vote for Nov. 4?

Response Percent
Yes — I’ve done all my research and am ready to vote
 
82%
Somewhat — I know who I will vote for in some races but still have to learn about other candidates
 
5%
No — I still have to see who is on the ballot
 
5%
I do not plan to vote
 
5%
Total 34
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Riley County police to test body cameras
October 22, 2014
Riley County police are moving forward with a pilot program to place body cameras on some officers.
Pair turn themselves in after fatal crash
October 22, 2014
Topeka police say two people suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run have turned themselves in for questioning.
Bobcats, Braves run at KVL cross country meet
BLHS girls finish third
October 22, 2014
In a sport where timing is everything, the Basehor-Linwood High girls cross country team appears to be peaking at just the right moment.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts
October 22, 2014
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Braves soccer falters at Turner
October 22, 2014
Thursday night marks the end of the regular season for the Bonner Springs High soccer team, who lost 7-2 on Monday at Turner High
Wheat seeding in Kansas running behind normal
October 21, 2014
Kansas farmers are running a bit behind normal in planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
Salina man gets 60 days in cyclist’s death
October 21, 2014
A 64-year-old Salina man has been sentenced to 60 days in prison in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.
Bonner Project Grad hosts poker tournament
October 21, 2014
Bonner Springs High School Project Grad 2015 is hosting a ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ Tournament at Nov. 1 Twisters Bar and Grill, 13100 Kansas Ave.
Basehor students to take part in KU science competition
October 21, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School will be one of three schools in northeast Kansas to participate in a state health science education competition next week.
Bonner school board approves potential BSHS theater upgrades
October 21, 2014
After 25 years of minimal upgrades for the Bonner Springs High School theater, the USD 204 Board of Education is looking at spending up to an estimated $677,000 to renovate the theater this summer.
Sweat Equity’ housing starts in Reno County
October 21, 2014
A new program in South Hutchinson will build homes for low-income families who help with the construction and Reno County officials are planning to expand the program to families with moderate incomes.
Candidate questionnaire: Sue Adams, House Dist. 33
October 20, 2014
Sue Adams is an Edwardsville Republican running against incumbent Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan., for the 33rd District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.
Bonner Springs teen sentenced for killing father in Shawnee
October 20, 2014
A 16-year-old Bonner Springs teenager was sentenced to five years and four months in a juvenile facility for the second-degree murder of his father last summer in Shawnee.
Political ads seem to reach a new low
October 20, 2014
Political television advertising has turned the voting process into a cesspool of quarter truths, half truths and just plain fabrications.
Remember When for Oct. 23, 2014
October 20, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs woman recognized by national sorority
October 20, 2014
Karen Tennant of Bonner Springs was recently chosen to serve as an election teller for the 2015 convention of Phi Tau Omega Sorority.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.
Basehor business owners noted among franchisees
October 20, 2014
At the 5th Annual Snap Fitness International Convention, Matt and Jen Rhodes, owners Snap Fitness in Shawnee and Basehor, were named the 2014 U.S. Franchisees of the Year.
Candidate questionnaire: Willie Dove, House Dist. 38
October 20, 2014
Willie Dove is the incumbent Republican from rural Bonner Springs running against Democrat Jan Pringle for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.

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