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K-7 reopened in Bonner Springs
11:03 p.m., November 2, 2011 Updated 08:24 a.m.
As of about 8 a.m. today, all lanes of northbound and southbound Kansas Highway 7 from Kansas Highway 32 to Nettleton was reopened to traffic.
Neighbors: Tonya Barnes
November 2, 2011
Tonya Barnes is a mortgage loan originator at First State Bank & Trust in Basehor
County commissioners approve new districts
November 2, 2011
Leavenworth County Commissioners last week approved, 3-0, new commission districts based on 2010 Census figures, setting the southernmost 3rd District as all territory south of Dempsey Road.
Remember When
November 2, 2011
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Homeless to receive assistance through new Frank Williams Outreach Center
November 2, 2011
In Frank Williams’ short time on Earth, and as a case manager for Wyandot Center in Kansas City, Kan., he had a strong impact on those around him.
Father questions motives behind mural’s coverup
November 2, 2011
A year ago, Bonner Springs High School student Brandon Clark decided to refurbish the school’s locker room as a combination senior project and Eagle Scout project.
New director takes helm at senior center
November 2, 2011
Seniors at the Bonner Springs Senior Center now have a new smiling face to help them organize their activities.
Awareness of cancer, vigilance never ending
November 2, 2011
By the time you read this, October will be over.
Looking to a bright future
November 2, 2011
I can’t help but wonder about all the changes in the world a baby today will live to see.
Academy gives residents glimpse into police work
November 2, 2011
Edwardsville Police Department’s inaugural Citizen Police Academy is nearing its end, but officials say there will be another academy next year.
Bonner resident graces cover of new novel
November 2, 2011
When book lovers open one new romantic novel, they may imagine the face of the main character as that of a Bonner Springs resident.
Veterans find success, healing through writing
November 2, 2011
Three U.S. military veterans shared their experiences Saturday, Oct. 29, during the Veterans’ Pen Celebration at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Mo.
BSHS senior’s passion for b-ball inspires senior project
November 2, 2011
On some level, Erica Wilson, 18, has known what she wanted to do as her senior project since she was a student at Clark Middle School.
Vaughn-Trent annual meeting scheduled for Thursday
November 2, 2011
The annual meeting of Vaughn-Trent Community Services will be at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the organization’s offices at 246 Shadyside.
KCKCC class will teach safe driving
November 2, 2011
A four-hour defensive driving class will be offered Saturday, Nov. 12, at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Legends to ring in holidays with lighting extravaganza
November 2, 2011
The Legends Outlets Kansas City will have its seventh annual holiday lighting extravaganza from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19.
KCKCC to offer CPR class
November 2, 2011
A comprehensive first-aid safety class offered Saturday, Nov. 12, at Kansas City Kansas Community College will cover adult CPR and automated external defibrillators.
MLS conference semifinals conclude tonight
November 2, 2011
Sporting Kansas City will play host to the Colorado Rapids at 7 p.m. today at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Basehor-Linwood’s Walcott closes season at state meet
November 2, 2011
For a few moments Saturday at the Class 4A cross country state championships, Basehor-Linwood freshman Quinnlyn Walcott was the leader of the pack.
Loss of shoe doesn’t slow Braves’ Kimbrough-French at 4A state cross country
November 2, 2011
Nothing stood in T.J. Kimbrough-French’s way of having a strong performance at the Class 4A cross country state championships Saturday at Wamego Country Club.
Mertz, Dysart deny recall group’s accusations
12:34 p.m., November 2, 2011 Updated 10:42 a.m.
In public statements released Tuesday and Wednesday, Basehor City Council members Dennis Mertz and Iris Dysart have denied that they violated state open-meetings laws as was alleged in a recall petition created by Basehor residents last week.