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Grocers’ group to expand in KCK
December 21, 2011
Associated Wholesale Grocers will construct a new office complex in Kansas City, Kan., as part of its plan for major expansion, according to the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan.
Remember When
December 21, 2011
Past memories of Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and Basehor
Area cable worker places in competition
December 21, 2011
Time Warner Cable Kansas City employee Luis Fasani of Edwardsville recently finished second place overall at the 2011 International Cable-Tec games.
A wish list for Santa
December 21, 2011
Among the items on Clausie Smith’s list: A divisional title for the Royals, civility in politics and success for new business ventures.
Christmas trees sought for lake
December 21, 2011
Officials with the Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department are requesting residents donate their live Christmas trees after the holiday to the department.
School bus safety concerns prompt increased police presence
December 21, 2011
Traffic violations that can put children’s lives in danger are on the rise again.
BSHS choir gets air time for holidays
December 21, 2011
For Bonner Springs High School junior Deidra Elijah, singing is both a passion and a commitment she says takes precedence over everyday activities — even sleep.
KCKCC yoga classes collect funds, food for needy
December 21, 2011
More than 60 pounds of food items for Harvesters, a Kansas City-based food bank, were collected during the second annual “Roasting Chestnuts” community give-back party.
Unified Government website receives A- from sunshine organization
December 21, 2011
The Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to state and local government transparency, has awarded the website of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., a grade of A- for the information it provides the public.
BSHS Class of 2011 member finishes Army basic training
December 21, 2011
Karl Vaughns Jr. graduated Dec. 15 from Army training he received at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
Deffenbaugh will retrieve trash as regularly scheduled
December 21, 2011
Deffenbaugh Industries reports that, with the holidays on the weekend this year, the trash pickup schedule following Christmas and New Year’s will adhere to its regular schedule in Bonner Springs.
Fire Science program at KCKCC expanding
December 21, 2011
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Fire Science program is growing — student participation has doubled in the last year — and Bonner Springs resident Nancy Thomas couldn’t be more pleased.
Kansas City jazz legend embodied ‘no age limit’
December 21, 2011
A Kansas City jazz legend died earlier this month, but Myra Taylor won’t just be remembered for vocal stylings that could captivate an entire room.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
December 21, 2011
Kerry Roberts Basketball League results from Dec. 17, 2011.
Upper Iowa inks Basehor-Linwood softball star Redmond
Pitching standout has led Bobcats to back-to-back Class 4A state tournaments
December 21, 2011
Brooke Redmond has delivered for the Basehor-Linwood softball team the last few seasons.
Basehor-Linwood High School nominated for national Blue Ribbon honor
December 21, 2011
Basehor-Linwood High School is one of five Kansas schools nominated by Kansas Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker for the 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award Program, DeBacker announced Wednesday morning.