Archive for Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Polls

What kind of season do you expect from the Chiefs this year?

Response Percent
So-so but miss the playoffs
 
39%
Make the playoffs
 
34%
Another awful season
 
26%
Win the Super Bowl
 
0%
Total 38
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Leavenworth County goes forward with digital radio deal
September 16, 2010
Local fire departments have until Sept. 23 sign on
USD 204 earns A-plus on AYP report card
September 16, 2010
Out of the state’s 293 districts, 211 made district-wide adequate yearly progress this year, according to results released earlier this week by the Kansas State Department of Education.
Commuter forecast for September 16, 2010
September 16, 2010
Clearing skies and temperatures in the lower 60s will accompany your Thursday morning commute. No weather-related traffic delays will slow you down.
Braves stumble after the storm
September 16, 2010
Bonner Springs and Mill Valley played 12 minutes and 30 seconds of football Friday night at David Jaynes Stadium. Then — thanks to a thunderstorm that included excessive lightning — both teams had 24 hours to pause and think about what had happened.
Walking together for disabilities
September 16, 2010
When Sean Holley was two years old, his doctor told his mother “he will never talk, have eye contact or be a functioning member of your family. Prepare to place him in an institution.”
Sewer issues add to Front Street project
September 16, 2010
To move forward, the sewer portion of the Front Street improvement project will need $300,000-worth of repairs, reported utilities director Rick Sailler during a work session prior to Monday night’s Bonner Springs City Council meeting.
‘The feeling of unity’
Governor, attorney general give speech at 9/11 ceremony
September 16, 2010
Shirley Hemenway lost her son in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, and she said she worries that people have allowed everything to go back to normal in the years since.
Remember When
September 16, 2010
What was happening this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
If it’s September, it’s apple season at area orchards
September 16, 2010
It may not yet be fall, but local apple farmers have been picking apples for about two months already — varieties such as Golden Russet, May, Gala and Ida Red.
Dollar General welcomes customers
September 16, 2010
The new Edwardsville Dollar General opened its doors for a soft opening Tuesday. The store is located at 10511 Kaw Drive, on the south side of Kansas Highway 7 between the exiting Shell gas station and John Williamson’s dental office.
Council discusses incentives for businesses
September 16, 2010
Always looking for ways to improve the community, the Bonner Springs City Council discussed Monday night an option that may benefit business owners and the city at the same time.
Bleeding football
September 16, 2010
It was definitely a freaky Friday feeling. I couldn’t escape thinking that something was missing. I hadn’t forgotten my billfold, cell phone or an important birthday.
Frank fires Braves past Mill Valley in OT
September 16, 2010
Chalk up another big victory for the Bonner Springs boys soccer team.
Doctor’s good news stirs memories of helpful friends
September 16, 2010
My surgical oncologist laid the paper on the exam table and underlined with her finger a sentence on the mammogram report: BIRAD-2, BENIGN.
Capalla shines again for Bonner Springs, turns in 3rd-place finish at Bishop Miege
September 16, 2010
Scintilla Capalla continues to set herself apart as one of the top runners in the Kaw Valley League.
Jackson’s return sparks Bonner Springs early
September 16, 2010
The Bonner Springs football team struggled in its season-opener Sept. 3 at Seaman High School, and part of the reason was because they didn’t have starting running back J.J. Jackson available to play.
Progress clear despite losses at volleyball tournament
September 16, 2010
The Bonner Springs volleyball team had a winless weekend as it went 0-4 on Saturday at the Baldwin Invitational.
Extension events to place focus on stress, clutter
September 16, 2010
The Wyandotte County Family and Consumer Science Agent for K-State Research and Extension has planned several events for area residents.
Fire department fills boots with nearly $900 in cash
September 16, 2010
Firefighters with the Edwardsville Fire Department collected $885.51 Saturday, Sept. 4, for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Thompson to chair local attorney general campaign
September 16, 2010
Todd Thompson will lead the local campaign to elect Derek Schmidt attorney general of Kansas.
Master Gardeners workshop to focus on composting
September 16, 2010
The Wyandotte County Master Gardeners will play host to a workshop focusing on composting and garden clean up from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs.
Fertile Lawns
September 16, 2010
Fall is finally arriving after some brutally hot stretches this summer. What’s best for lawn care right now? K-State Research and Extension says fertilize and answers questions about it.
On the record: Edwardsville Fire Department calls
September 16, 2010
Edwardsville Fire Department calls
Bonner resident wins title of Miss Rodeo Kansas 2011
September 16, 2010
From a family pastime, Alyssa Morrison developed a passion for horses and the sport of rodeo beginning at the age of six.
Haunted house to offer a variety of scares
September 16, 2010
An old, abandoned high school might be the perfect setting for a haunted attraction.
Dollar General welcomes customers
September 16, 2010
The new Edwardsville Dollar General opened its doors for a soft opening Tuesday. The store is located at 10511 Kaw Drive, on the south side of Kansas Highway 7 between the exiting Shell gas station and John Williamson’s dental office.
Planner dedicates AutumnFest to community’s families
September 16, 2010
The 21st AutumnFest is days away and Edwardsville is kicking it into high gear to prepare for the annual festival.
Overgrown brush has residents, cities questioning responsibility
September 16, 2010
As Dee Lewis drives to her daughter’s house at Riverview Avenue and 118th Street, she meets another car going the opposite direction and tries to pull over as far on her side of the road as she can.
Business owner takes leap of faith with new electric company
September 16, 2010
More than 14 years ago Sandy Scubelek walked herself into an employment agency looking for direction.
Edwardsville Council OKs $98,200 for 110th St. work
September 16, 2010
Moving forward with planned improvements to 110th Street, the Edwardsville City Council voted to commit $98,200 Monday to the cause.
Wristen: Braves should be playoff-bound, but all must buy in now
September 16, 2010
The stage was set for the Bonner Springs football team to deliver a breakout performance Friday night, and that’s exactly what the Braves did.