Archive for Thursday, February 27, 2014

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Tonganoxie girls, Bonner Springs boys win in regular season finales
February 27, 2014
The Tonganoxie High girls weathered a late charge by Bonner Springs to push their win streak to five games, defeating the Braves in Thursday’s senior-night matchup, 41-40.
Kansans support use of federal funds to expand Medicaid, poll says
February 27, 2014
Kansans strongly support accepting federal funds to broaden access to Medicaid, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Kansas: Praeger urges defeat of anti-Obamacare bill
February 27, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger on Wednesday said a House bill aimed at allowing Kansas to opt out of the federal health care overhaul could jeopardize Medicare funding for seniors.
Chamber recognizes business, member of the year
February 27, 2014
At its annual dinner Feb. 21, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce recognized members with its Business of the Year and Member of the Year awards.
Shawnee librarian brings love of sled dogs to area children
February 27, 2014
Kathleen Byrd, a children’s librarian by day, loves huskies and talking about their rich history in the arctic region.
Kansas man charged with murder in death of fetus
February 27, 2014
The Kansas attorney general has filed a first-degree murder charge against a 30-year-old western Kansas man accused of killing an 8- to 10-week-old fetus by serving the mother a pancake laced with medication intended to end a pregnancy.
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office ramping up patrol around school zones in coming weeks
February 27, 2014
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office deputies will be focusing on seat belt violations in and around school zones in the coming weeks.
Bonner Springs makes financial moves to save $135,000 in debt payments
February 27, 2014
The city of Bonner Springs is hoping to save about $135,000 in debt payments.
Bonner Springs athlete takes unconventional path to wrestling’s biggest stage
February 27, 2014
He was one second away from a crushing defeat. One second away from his high school wrestling career ending. One second away from not achieving his season goal.