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What do you think Bonner Springs should request KDOT to alter in the K-7 construction plans?

Response Percent
Leave it as is — get the Kansas Avenue interchange completed as soon as possible.
 
50%
Only do Kansas Avenue first if other streets (Nettleton extension, Tulip extension, 134th and other streets on the west side) have been improved as alternate traffic routes.
 
33%
Not sure.
 
16%
Do the interchange at 130th Street first.
 
0%
Total 6
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
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Cooler weather delaying Tonganoxie sunflower field blooms
12:12 p.m., August 29, 2014 Updated 12:12 p.m.
A popular photo backdrop is expected to be in prime form the next two weekends. Ted and Kris Grinter’s sunflowers should be ready for pictures in the coming days, according to Kris’ blog, krisgrinter.blogspot.com.
Kobach reappoints Johnson County’s election chief
August 28, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has appointed the top elections official in the state’s most populous county to another four-year term.
Family resource fair set at Edwardsville Elementary
August 28, 2014
The Western Wyandotte Family Resource Fair is set 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 Edwardsville Elementary School, 1700 S. 104th St., Edwardsville.
Report: Student loan education efforts lacking
August 28, 2014
A new report finds that most universities aren’t offering students enough help in understanding the financial burden posed by student loans.
Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name
August 28, 2014
The well-known Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que restaurant is changing its name to reflect that it has no ties to Oklahoma.
Bonner council lines up K-7 construction requests
August 28, 2014
Though Mayor Jeff Harrington said he was opposed to the idea, Bonner Springs City Council members Monday decided not to delay the construction of an interchange at Kansas Avenue and Kansas Highway 7 any longer than needed.
Women for Kansas rally to open convention
August 27, 2014
A grassroots group called Women for Kansas is planning a public rally to open its “Taking Back Kansas” convention.
Creative critters in Leavenworth County?
Animals create ‘art’ for local Humane Society
August 27, 2014
One person’s art is an animal’s chance to traipse across some tarp.
Kansas town to begin rebuilding its downtown
August 27, 2014
A south-central Kansas community that lost a downtown block to a fire five years ago is preparing to start rebuilding.
Bonner school organizing “DREam” 5K
August 27, 2014
Delaware Ridge Elementary’s Parent Teacher Organiztion is organizing its first ever 5K run.
Judge won’t challenge state panel’s findings
August 27, 2014
A Kansas judge is not challenging a state panel’s recommendation that he be disciplined for violating judicial conduct rules.
Sweltering celebration: Tiblow Days toughs it out in heat
August 27, 2014
When temperatures had climbed to 80 degrees by 6 a.m. Saturday, it was clear that Tiblow Days attendees were going to deal with some sweltering conditions.
Bacon tasting new feature of KC Renaissance Festival
August 27, 2014
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival opens its 2014 season this weekend at its grounds in Bonner Springs.
Kansas farmers preparing for fall wheat seeding
August 26, 2014
The latest government agricultural snapshot notes that Kansas farmers have been busy preparing wheat fields for fall seeding.
Braves ready for 5A challenge
August 26, 2014
The Bonner Springs High football team has three games circled on its schedule, the opener against Eudora High, a mid-season bout with Piper High and an end-of-season district game with St. James Academy.
New state park near Hutchinson opens quietly
August 26, 2014
After a decade of planning, a new state park northeast of Hutchinson quietly opened its campground this week.
Bonner police consider body-mounted cameras
August 26, 2014
Bonner Springs City Manager John “Jack” Helin said the city is considering body-mounted cameras for its police officers.
Small Kansas college houses students in hotel
August 26, 2014
A small south-central Kansas college is housing some students in a hotel to deal with a big increase in student enrollment.
Bonner poker run to provide animal air masks
August 26, 2014
The beneficiaries of an upcoming poker run aren’t unique, but the items that funds raised will actually purchase are a little out of the ordinary.
2 killed in separate Kansas City-area shootings
August 25, 2014
Police say two people were found dead within an hour in separate weekend shootings in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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