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Tonganoxie man remembered as good friend, master of anything with wheels
August 18, 2011
It seems that if something had wheels, Nick Owens could drive it — sometimes without some of those wheels touching the ground.
Wristen: Fall sports squads will set tone for big year at BSHS
August 18, 2011
The 2010-2011 school year was all about transition for the Bonner Springs Braves.
Tiblow Transit funds run flat
City turns to businesses for donations to keep service going
August 18, 2011
Tiblow Transit buses traveled a total of 40,805 miles last year to help an average 1,334 riders each month get to where they needed to go.
LCDC golf tournament set for Sept. 16
August 18, 2011
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation will have its annual golf tournament fundraiser next month in Basehor.
Basehor-Linwood’s first SRO knows kids — he has 5
August 18, 2011
Brent Ogborn has a simple goal: He wants kids to want to come to school.
Neighbors: Bill Brown
August 18, 2011
Get to know Basehor resident Bill Brown.
Chowning ready ‘to make an impact’ in home town as new softball coach at Bonner Springs High School
August 18, 2011
Denise Chowning finally decided that it was best to play closer to home.
Old, new friends highlight 1st day back at school
August 18, 2011
Forget schoolwork.
Letters: USD 204 bus fees too high
August 18, 2011
I understand there is a new policy in place this year for the school district. If you live within 2.5 miles from the school you attend, there is an extra $100 fee just to ride the bus.
Tiblow Days next weekend
August 18, 2011
The annual Tiblow Days celebration will be Aug. 25, 26 and 27 in downtown Bonner Springs, sponsored by the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.
New fees greet student bus riders
August 18, 2011
With the USD 204 school year under way, the district has 15 buses making daily routes to get students back and forth to school.
Nelson shares Ag Hall honor with Farm Aid partners
August 18, 2011
Joe Steineger didn’t know legendary singer Willie Nelson personally until Saturday, when Nelson was inducted into the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
Job fair slated for Sept. 8
August 18, 2011
The Opportunities 2011 Job Fair is slated for Sept. 8 at the Jack Reardon Convention Center in Kansas City, Kan.
Proposed school budget offers reduced mill levy
August 18, 2011
Property owners in the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district would see the portion of property taxes dedicated to public schools lowered, under the district’s proposed 2011-2012 budget.
Union Station family event, rally to feature choppers
August 18, 2011
The Station Rally, a family event that will include music by area bands, food and beverages and the opportunity to experience Art of the Chopper, will be from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Union Station.
Ansley, Reid nab Wyandotte County Open titles by 1 stroke
August 18, 2011
The 2011 Wyandotte County Open golf championships had almost identical finishes Sunday — neither Brad Ansley nor Donna Reid knew they had won until after the final putt.
After study, dream of airport a little bit closer to reality
August 18, 2011
A spot just east of Lansing is the recommended site for a possible future Leavenworth County airport after a consulting firm released the results of a nearly yearlong study.
LIVESTRONG Sporting Park architect reports to Kiwanis
August 18, 2011
Jim Walters, architect on the new LIVESTRONG stadium project, was the featured speaker at the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club meeting last week at Sister’s Restaurant. He discussed the role of architects in all building projects.
TV coverage of Chiefs game affected by signal woes
August 18, 2011
A signal transmission problem is causing headaches for a Kansas City television station as Friday’s preseason game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens approaches.
Shawnee funeral home fills pet cremation niche
August 18, 2011
In a Kansas City, Kan., home that has been filled with dogs and cats through the years, Alexander had the most stories, the Wings figure.
Remember When
August 18, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Simple goodness missing for more than a blue moon
August 18, 2011
Once in a blue moon, there is moment of quietude in the daily occupation. It is a moment when time seems to stand still, and pressures of the day fall away. It seems to come, when it does, in the early-morning hours, when there are no cars and no walkers yet out.
Basehor native Phippen follows in dad’s footsteps with wrestling success
August 18, 2011
Travis Phippen boasts an athletics resume that includes high school state championships and college All-American honors in wrestling.
Bill Dixon Wilderness Running Camp inspires BLHS cross country squad
August 18, 2011
Basehor-Linwood High School cross country runners took preseason preparation to another level this summer.
On the agenda
August 18, 2011
Bonner Springs City Council agenda for Monday, Aug. 22.
Area cardiologist joins KCK practice, St. John Hospital
August 18, 2011
Dr. Julian J. Nunez, a board-certified cardiologist, has joined Providence Cardiology Associates, Kansas City, Kan., as a general invasive cardiologist. He also will provide cardiac care at St. John Hospital, Leavenworth.
On the record
August 18, 2011
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls.
No Child Left Behind has opposite effect
August 18, 2011
It seems hardly possible, but it is back to school time. I know in the old days, school never started until after Labor Day, however, as far as education is concerned, things are far more complex than when we of the “older generation” were in school.
Farm Aid’s message reaches 18,000 at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
August 18, 2011
Farm Aid 2011 officials are singing the praises of LIVESTRONG Sporting Park after its debut as a concert venue this past weekend.