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Repairs planned for K-7 bridge over Kansas River
September 2, 2010
Two months of repair work will begin next week on the southbound Kansas Highway 7 bridge spanning the Kansas River, the state announced today.
Humane Society offering another spay/neuter transport
September 2, 2010
The Leavenworth County Humane Society will offer its next pet spay/neuter transport Sept. 16 and 17 from Easton City Hall.
Wizards ink home-grown player
September 2, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards announced Tuesday that they have signed goalkeeper Jon Kempin as the first home-grown player in club history.
Commuter forecast for September 2, 2010
September 2, 2010
Morning showers should be moved out of the area with more expected to pass through this afternoon. Temperatures will be near 70 degrees and apart from the occasional wet road, there shouldn’t be any major traffic concerns.
Letter to the editor: Leavenworth County commissioners need to listen about airpor
September 2, 2010
To the editor: I see that the Leavenworth County commissioners aren’t listening to their constituents about not wanting an airport in Leavenworth County.
BLHS, BSHS runner to open season today
September 2, 2010
Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs High School cross country runners will race on a familiar course to begin the season.
Remember When
September 2, 2010
10 Years Ago (Aug. 31, 2000): Betty Rehm was awarded the Marion Vaughn Community Service Award during the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The Bonner Springs Senior Citizens float received the Mayor’s Trophy.
Inaugural Bobcat Football Alumni Kickoff Classic a success
September 2, 2010
Nearly 40 Basehor-Linwood High School football alumni returned Saturday to Kiester Field for the first Bobcat Football Alumni Kickoff Classic.
Neighbor: Kim Mitchell
September 2, 2010
Kim Mitchell is the principal at Bonner Springs Elementary School.
Youth, adult volleyball leagues offered at YMCAs
September 2, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCAs continue to accept registrations for youth, adult women’s and adult co-ed volleyball leagues.
Sounds in Kansas City 5K set up for Sept. 11
September 2, 2010
The Midwest Ear Institute’s Sounds in Kansas City 5K Run/Walk is slated for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Shawnee Mission Park.
Lee Newton Memorial Golf Scramble scheduled
September 2, 2010
The Lee Newton Memorial Charity Four-Person Golf Scramble and Putting Contest has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs.
Clinton Lake North Shore 8.5-mile trail run on Sept. 4
September 2, 2010
The Clinton Lake North Shore 8.5-mile trail run will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Clinton Lake State Park in Lawrence.
Bonner Springs’ football opener to be measuring stick for season
September 2, 2010
The Bonner Springs High School football team has three weeks of practice under its belt, and now the fun can begin.
Bonner Springs Rec announce fall program
September 2, 2010
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for its adult co-rec volleyball league.
Chemistry takes local comedy duo to national stage
September 2, 2010
The conversation between John Robison and Keith Curtis recalling how they created their improvisational group Dictionary Soup goes a little something like this:
A Royals return
September 2, 2010
I’ll admit I was both excited and a bit nervous on Sunday afternoon. I was going to accomplish one of my rehabilitation goals — attending a Kansas City Royals baseball game. I know that wouldn’t be much of an accomplishment for most people, but for me it was a milestone. I was returning to participate in something that was very important to me.
Basehor, Bonner volleyball squads post 1-2 records in opening meet
September 2, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs High School volleyball teams both opened their seasons with 1-2 marks on Tuesday at the Baldwin Quadrangular.
Tiblow Days BBQ contest packed with stiffer competition
September 2, 2010
In only its third year, the Tiblow Days’ Smokin’ on Oak barbecue competition has exploded from a small-town event into one that has to turn people away.
Tiblow Days 2010 Mayor’s message: ‘Your city is in good financial shape’
September 2, 2010
Despite an economy that had produced lowered property valuations and other financial challenges, Bonner Springs is holding its own, Mayor Clausie Smith says.
K-32 bridge work to begin
September 2, 2010
Work will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, on the Kansas Highway 32 bridge just west of 18th Street Trafficway in Wyandotte County.
Bonner YMCA Trike-A-Thon to benefit annual campaign
September 2, 2010
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA will play host to a Trike-A-Thon event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Bonner Springs High School track.
On the record: Bonner Springs fire calls
September 2, 2010
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls for Aug. 23-29
On the record: Edwardsville Fire Department calls
September 2, 2010
Edwardsville Fire Department calls for Aug. 24-29
Easing financial burdens focus of 13-week course
September 2, 2010
In these economic times, it’s hard to get on track financially. But Dave Ramsey has a plan.
Lansing resident takes over National Guard unit
September 2, 2010
The Kansas National Guard’s 35th Infantry Division has a new commanding general.
BSHS gives special attention to sophomore class
September 2, 2010
In Joe Hornback’s eyes, the freshman and sophomore experience in high school should be different from the junior and senior experience in high school.
Escaped Kansas inmate apprehended in KCMO
September 2, 2010
George Dudley, an inmate at the Larned State Hospital who escaped from custody while making a court appearance Monday at the Wyandotte County Courthouse, was apprehended Tuesday afternoon.
Businesswoman trades bank job to open salon
September 2, 2010
When Holly Mikkelsen graduated from college in Chicago with a double degree in international business and finance and a minor in Spanish, she immediately found a job working at a bank.
Dedication event slated for Friday at Basehor-Linwood home football game
September 2, 2010
A dedication for the new football field and the Health and Wellness Center will take place at 6:40 p.m. Friday prior to the Basehor-Linwood High School football team’s home game against Piper.
Laborer father becomes hero in daughter’s eyes
September 2, 2010
“Bowed by the weight of the centuries he leans/Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground/The emptiness of the ages in his face/And on his back the burden of the world” — Edwin Markham, “The Man with the Hoe.”
Miege edges Bonner Springs tennis in first dual
September 2, 2010
The stage couldn’t have been much grander for the Bonner Springs girls varsity and junior varsity tennis teams when they opened their season Tuesday against Bishop Miege.
Bonner Springs trounces Tonganoxie in soccer season-opener
September 2, 2010
Offense eluded the Bonner Springs boys soccer team in 2009, but that’s not the case so far in 2010.
Organizers hail 2010 Tiblow Days as ‘biggest ever’
Expanded carnival, Saturday concert, credited with luring more people to city
September 2, 2010
The crowds Saturday filling the streets of downtown Bonner Springs were anything but small for such a small-town festival.
K-7, I-70 interchange project to get under way in 2012
September 2, 2010
Though work on a new interchange at Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70 is expected to begin somewhat out of order, it is finally expected to begin.