Archive for Thursday, August 4, 2011

Also from August 4

On the street
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Polls

Do you plan on attending either of the Kanrocksas or Farm Aid music festivals?

Response Percent
I’m attending neither. It’s too hot!
 
73%
I’ll be attending Farm Aid.
 
23%
I’ll be attending Kanrocksas.
 
3%
I’m going to both!
 
0%
Total 26

All stories

Tiblow Days countdown under way
August 4, 2011
With only three weeks until the start of the city’s biggest annual event, Bonner Springs is going into Tiblow Days mode.
Bonner Springs wrestler Seaton earns All-American honors at Fargo
August 4, 2011
The Bonner Springs Wrestling Club headed north in late July to compete in the prestigious Junior and Cadet National Tournament July 15-23 in Fargo, N.D.
Humane Society raising money with pancake breakfast in Leavenworth
August 4, 2011
The Leavenworth County Humane Society will have a “Flapjack Fundraiser” in Leavenworth later this month.
Storm shelters bring safety to Camp Naish
August 4, 2011
Boy Scouts at Theodore Naish Scout Reservation in Bonner Springs have had an extra measure of safety this summer not found at any other Scout camp in the country.
City to seek end of Basehor/Bonner ZIP code confusion
August 4, 2011
It sparks confusion for insurance companies, skeptical driver’s license bureau clerks and GPS devices, Dave Walsh says.
Spaghetti tickets on sale
August 4, 2011
The Bonner Springs Senior Center will have its annual All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Fellowship Hall in the First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton Ave.
Smith: Handwriting obsolete?
August 4, 2011
During the past 100 years or so, our world has seen tremendous changes in technology.
Letter: Thanks to Flying High
August 4, 2011
I just wanted to make sure that a big thank you goes out to Lorna Simms-Carter, and Teresa Bolton, who volunteered their time and talents running the 2011 Flying High Summer Reading Program.
Isaacs brothers drive to top-5 at Warrensburg
August 4, 2011
Bonner Springs brothers Ethan Isaacs and Lucas Isaacs raced to top-five finishes in the B-Modifieds division at the Racing for Heartland Waste Race Night Friday at Central Missouri Speedway in Warrensburg, Mo.
Registration open for YMCA youth sports
August 4, 2011
The Providence YMCA and Bonner Springs YMCA are accepting registrations for fall sports programs. Early bird registration dates are offered for discount prices, and sibling discounts and financial assistance also are available.
Sewer tests to use smoke
August 4, 2011
The Bonner Springs Utilities Department will conduct smoke testing on the sanitary sewers on Thursday, Aug. 11, in the area west of Scheidt Lane and south of Kump Avenue, including the streets of Woodend and Loring Lane.
On the agenda
August 4, 2011
Bonner Springs City Council agenda for Monday, Aug. 8, 2011.
UG cuts energy usage
August 4, 2011
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., recently reported that it has cut energy use by 17 percent at City Hall, saving $60,000 a year due to last year’s major upgrade in the building’s heating, cooling and electrical systems.
School district’s new budget not yet ready for discussion
August 4, 2011
Work on the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district 2011-2012 budget continues but is not yet ready for discussion by the board or public, a district official said.
Club talks lawn challenges
August 4, 2011
Don Crim, president of the Extension Master Gardeners of the Kansas State Research and Extension Office, was the featured speaker at the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Unified Government raises tax rate in 2012 budget
August 4, 2011
Unified Government Commissioners Thursday approved a 2012 budget that prevents deeper cuts in services and programs.
Basehor renews push to change boundaries for area ZIP codes
August 4, 2011
It sparks confusion for insurance companies, skeptical driver’s license bureau clerks and GPS devices, Dave Walsh says.
Beast Feast closes out big summer at Basehor
August 4, 2011
Nearly half of the student body has been working out at Basehor-Linwood High School this summer.