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BLHS grad receives masters
August 21, 2013
Erin (Staab) Dunn, a 2002 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, recently graduated from the University of Houston with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She was one of more than 4,400 graduates recognized at UH’s spring commencement in May.
Climatologist seeks volunteers to record precipitation
August 21, 2013
A state climatologist hopes to find resident volunteers to help track precipitation throughout Leavenworth County.
Junior Leaders discuss food drive, Achievement Night
August 21, 2013
The Leavenworth County Junior Leaders met Aug. 15 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
BLHS mixed chorus bound for state convention
August 21, 2013
The last year has been somewhat of a roller coaster for the Basehor-Linwood High School mixed chorus, but the 2013-14 school year recently started off on a high note.
Tiblow Days 2013 schedule of events
August 21, 2013
The following is the Tiblow Days schedule, as provided by the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.
Haunted house adds ‘Zombie Walk’ to Tiblow Days parade
August 21, 2013
The owners of Bonner’s own haunted house are looking to capitalize on the current pop culture fascination with the living dead with a new event during this year’s Tiblow Days parade: a Zombie Walk that will stumble along at the end of the parade.
Tiblow Trot turns 35 years old
August 21, 2013
At 35 years old, the Tiblow Trot isn’t just any running event — it’s one of the longest-running running events in the Kansas City area.
BSHS grad returns as BSE teacher
August 21, 2013
The last time Ryan Haggerty had his first day at Bonner Springs Elementary School, he and about 40 other fifth-graders were packed onto the gymnasium stage.
USD 204 enrollment increases slightly in early numbers
August 21, 2013
Though it won’t be official until Sept. 20, the total enrollment in the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district looks a little higher than last year.
Sports This Week: Aug. 22-30
August 21, 2013
To submit results, photos or story ideas, contact sports editor Stephen Montemayor at or use the hashtags #basehorsports and/or #bonnersports on Twitter.
BLHS wrestling team hopes to carry summer momentum into school year
August 21, 2013
The issue will be how to capitalize on this summer’s successes and translate that into a winning season come November. BLHS coach Tyler Cordts hopes this is the season the Bobcats are on everyone’s radar and become the team to beat.
22 children, bus driver, taken to hospitals after school bus crash; none critically injured
02:06 p.m., August 21, 2013 Updated 05:16 p.m.
Nine patients have arrived at Kansas University Hospital after a school bus crashed on Kansas Highway 7 in Bonner Springs this afternoon, and none suffered from serious injuries, according to hospital officials.