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What grade would you give outgoing Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson?

Response Percent
C. Given the economic circumstances, I suppose he could have done worse.
 
32%
B. I agree with most of what he has done.
 
20%
C. He has done a terrible job.
 
20%
A. He has done an outstanding job.
 
16%
D. I disagree with most of what he has done.
 
12%
Total 50

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Neighbors: Jim Hann
November 18, 2010
Jim Hann is a third-grade teacher at Bonner Springs Elementary.
BLMS 8th-graders sweep series with Clark
BLMS 7th-grade basketball remains undefeated
November 18, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball teams swept a series with Clark Middle School on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
BSHS, BLHS volleyball squads each place 2 on All-KVL lineup
November 18, 2010
The Bonner Springs volleyball team turned in a breakout season in 2010 as it nearly doubled its number of victories while posting a 17-19 record.
Wristen: Playoff teams hindered by weak KVL
November 18, 2010
Five of the eight Kaw Valley League football teams advanced to the state playoffs this season, but only one of them won a game.
Bonner Springs boys basketball to play host to alumni game
November 18, 2010
The old coaching staff is getting back together at Bonner Springs High School with former coach Andy Price and his assistants returning to the helm of the boys basketball program this winter.
Braves eye return trip to state
Battle-tested Bonner Springs squad hopes to build on 2010 campaign
November 18, 2010
The Braves soccer team will return 14 players from their state tournament roster in 2011.
Remember When
November 18, 2010
A look back at this date in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Candy Cane Promenade activities scheduled Nov. 29
November 18, 2010
The annual Candy Cane Promenade Christmas event will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in downtown Bonner Springs.
5 questions: Fighting diabetes
November 18, 2010
November is National Diabetes Month, and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, in partnership with the Kansas Diabetes Action Council, is raising awareness of diabetes and its complications.
Letter: Stop domestic violence
November 18, 2010
To the editor: Domestic violence is a silently common story: The man of her dreams became the abuser of her nightmares.
BPU offers ‘Energy Smart Home’ program
November 18, 2010
The Board of Public Utilities has launched a new Energy Smart Home program for residents and businesses in Wyandotte County.
Remembered words of advice, support
November 18, 2010
She was not a touchy, feely kind of woman, and as far as I know, she was not prone to giving advice. In my case, however, she did both.
On the agenda
November 18, 2010
Bonner Springs City Council agenda for Monday, Nov. 22.
Bonner Springs YMCA offers cheerleading program
November 18, 2010
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA currently is accepting registrations for its new youth cheerleading program.
New Bonner Springs bank ready for business
November 18, 2010
KCB Bank will play host to an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new commercial loan center from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at the center, 13100 Kansas Ave., Bonner Springs.
State tournament meeting may spark new soccer rivalry
November 18, 2010
It didn’t start off as a rivalry match when Bonner Springs and St. James Academy squared off in the third-place game at the Class 4-1A boys soccer state tournament on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.
Fall book sale proceeds to benefit Bonner library
November 18, 2010
Friends of the Bonner Springs Library will have its fall book sale this week in the storm shelter in the lower level of the library off the Allcutt Avenue parking lot.
Police collecting toys for Head Start program
November 18, 2010
The Bonner Springs Police Department has begun its annual Christmas toy drive for the local Head Start program.
Group finds camaraderie, fun in weekly card game
November 18, 2010
At South Park on Thursday nights, a dedicated group has gathered to play a game that few understand these days.
Smith: Give Pilgrims thanks
November 18, 2010
Every year Jean decorates for Thanksgiving and among my favorite items is a set of tiny Pilgrims.
First BSHS female wrestler approved
November 18, 2010
One Bonner Springs High School sophomore is making history — at least on the wrestling team.
VFW, auxiliary’s holiday dinner benefits VA hospital patients
November 18, 2010
For the last 15 years, Bonner Springs VFW Post 6401 and its Ladies Auxiliary have joined to offer a Thanksgiving dinner for up to 40 patients of the Dwight Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Hospital in Leavenworth. The hospital allows any veteran patients interested to sign up for the bus ride to Bonner Springs about a month in advance.
Kiwanis present dictionaries
November 18, 2010
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club held its annual spiritual aims Thanksgiving program last week during its meeting held at Sister’s Restaurant. The Rev. Ray Bailey, a retired chaplain, was the featured speaker and led the club in the service.
Christmas event set Nov. 30
November 18, 2010
The Edwardsville Mayor’s Tree Lighting ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Edwardsville City Hall, 690 S. Fourth St.
Recycling event Saturday
November 18, 2010
America Recycles Day will be at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle branch of the Kansas City, Kan., Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20.
Wyandotte County museum receives grant to expand Jewish collection
November 18, 2010
The Kansas Humanities Council awarded the museum a $2,690 Humanities grant to help it create “Our Jewish Past,” a display that will detail the history of the Jewish community in the county, in conjunction with this spring’s exhibition of “Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings” from the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.
Lions present pancake ‘feed’
November 18, 2010
The Linwood Lions Club will have a pancake feed from 7-11 a.m. Saturday at the Linwood Community Center, 302 Main St., Linwood.
Board concerned about superintendent contract
November 18, 2010
Administrators in Bonner Springs USD 204 have new two-year contracts, after a split Board of Education gave its approval to the pacts.
Dinner dedicated to beloved community member
November 18, 2010
Just as in years past, the annual Bonner Springs Community Thanksgiving Dinner will provide the normal fare of turkey, mashed and sweet potatoes, vegetables, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and, of course, pie.