Archive for Thursday, January 29, 2009

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State epidemiologist to chat about salmonella outbreak
January 29, 2009
Peanut products in 43 states — including Kansas and Missouri — have been linked to 501 cases of salmonella, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Commuter forecast, January 29, 2008
January 29, 2009
Smooth sailing across northeast Kansas today. We have warmer temperatures than yesterday, but it will be a bit more windy this afternoon. No delays are expected at MCI this morning unless you’re heading to portions of the East Coast.
Braves break through at Baldwin
Bonner Springs wins twice, places fifth at tournament
January 29, 2009
Sometimes it takes a catastrophic loss for a team to right the ship.
Humanities Council seeks nominees
January 29, 2009
The Kansas Humanities Council is looking for volunteers to fill up its 22-member board of directors
USD #204 Board of Education to meet
January 29, 2009
The USD 204 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m., Feb. 2
Series to offer veggie garden tips
January 29, 2009
A five-part series will be offered on how to start a vegetable garden and keep it going
Senate panel OKs across-the-board cuts to state budget
January 29, 2009
Republicans on Monday pushed through committee a 3.4 percent across-the-board cut to the state budget that Democrats said would hurt schools, slash services to vulnerable Kansans, shut down prisons and force local tax increases.
Awards of service given to area commissioners
January 29, 2009
Gerald Pappert and Harold “Woody” Berry receive awards for more than 20 years of service to the community of Edwardsville
Chieftain to get new look
January 29, 2009
The Chieftain is getting a makeover. Beginning with next week’s edition, the Chieftain will be printed in a more compact design than readers have enjoyed in the past with their newspaper.
KCKCC to offer dance classes
January 29, 2009
Ballroom, salsa and swing lessons to be offered
Teacher receives state award
Kansas VFW names local educator Teacher of the Year
January 29, 2009
Melissa Kennedy said she could never imagine being in a career that did not involve kids.
School board awaits funding decision
January 29, 2009
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ Jan. 12 budget proposal and ensuing action by the Kansas Legislature have left the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education with much to discuss at next week’s board meeting.
High school to induct two into Hall of Fame
January 29, 2009
Bonner Springs High School once again will be inducting two Bonner Springs community members into its Hall of Fame.
Grass Pad comes to Bonner Springs
January 29, 2009
From a sod farm in Farley, Mo., to a thriving business, Grass Pad Warehouse has come a long way — all the way, it seems, to Bonner Springs.
Incumbent sheriff to face three challengers
Wyandotte County race features lots of experience
January 29, 2009
Wyandotte County Sheriff LeRoy Green, Jr., who formally announced on Jan. 27 his intention to run for a third term in the upcoming sheriff elections, may be facing some stiff competition from three other candidates.
Remains of KCK man, WWII veteran found
January 29, 2009
The remains of a soldier from Kansas City, Kan., who has been missing since World War II have been identified.
Douglas, Peterson set lifting records
January 29, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School powerlifting team excels in state championships
Remember When
January 29, 2009
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood and Edwardsville.
BLMS 8th-grade boys pick up victories
January 29, 2009
The eighth-grade boys basketball team has a win over Lansing and Clark
Interchange ramps open to traffic
January 29, 2009
A major highway interchange used by area commuters has reopened after months of construction.
Longing grows with age
January 29, 2009
When I was young, my mother often had visitors come to the house. She recorded daily those visits in a calendar diary where she also recorded the weather and her health. I still have the stack of bound calendars that were saved over the years.
Kansas Day honors vibrant history
January 29, 2009
Did you know that this is a special day? No, it really isn’t a holiday, however, it deserves at least a passing thought. This is Kansas Day, a time when we observe our state’s long and fascinating history.
Legislators discuss ‘ugly’ budget
January 29, 2009
A legislature event in Tonganoxie sheds some light on the budget crisis
St. Mary’s trips BLHS girls at Wellsville Invitational
January 29, 2009
The Bonner Springs High School girls basketball team’s losing skid reached five games on Tuesday as the Bravettes lost their first-round game of the Wellsville Invitational Tournament to St. Mary’s, 48-26.
WyCo tune-up provides fast times
January 29, 2009
In the final tune-up before the Wyandotte County Invitational, the Bonner Springs swimming team traveled to Shawnee Mission West on Tuesday.
McCleary gives gold-medal performance
January 29, 2009
The tournaments continue to get bigger and tougher, but the Bonner Springs wrestling team continues to show improvement.
Wheat state has wild history
January 29, 2009
Recently, I heard carping from several younger people in my family about how boring the history of Kansas is. I reeled back in shock (not really) and immediately began my spiel.
Community chorus beginning rehearsals
January 29, 2009
Kaw Valley Community Chorus to begin rehearsals
Bonner Pointe receives Council approval
January 29, 2009
The Bonner Springs City Council has unanimously approved a 20-year tax increment financing redevelopment project to take place on the northeast corner of Kansas Highway 7 and Kansas Avenue.
Free HIV testing to be offered
January 29, 2009
Leavenworth County will offer free HIV testing next week
Violet Club to present its annual show
January 29, 2009
The African Violet Club to present a Show and Sale of violets
USM Dean’s List announced
January 29, 2009
Students from Basehor, Linwood, Bonner Springs and Kansas City, Kan. have all made it on the 2008 University of Saint Mary Dean’s List
KSU Dean’s List announced
January 29, 2009
Students from Bonner Springs are on the 2008 Dean’s List at Kansas State University
Survival seminar to be presented
January 29, 2009
A seven-hour series will be presented instructing participants on how to survive the health profession
Edwardsville Council gets economic development update
January 29, 2009
The Edwardsville City Council got a clear picture Monday night of the outside support it has when it comes to the economic development of the city.
Gardner beats BSHS JV girls
January 29, 2009
The Bonner Springs junior varsity basketball team takes a loss in tournament with Gardner-Edgerton
Deadline arrives for candidates vying for spots
Edwardsville city races, school board contests to feature large fields
January 29, 2009
The candidate-filing deadline has come and gone, and voters for both Edwardsville and the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District will have plenty of choices when it comes to the local elections.
High-schoolers act as detectives to solve murder-mystery during the spring play
January 29, 2009
A mysterious murder has taken place at the Bonner Springs High School auditorium and it will take a cast of eight students to figure out who is behind the act.