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Kansas student’s budget documentary stirs controversy
April 29, 2015
A high-school student’s documentary, “Where the Buffaloed Roam: An Ode to the Kansas Budget,” is raising a stir.
Bonner Springs athletes celebrate signings
April 29, 2015
Eight student-athletes from Bonner Springs High School signed their National Letters of Intent at a ceremony at the school on Wednesday, taking another step closer to achieving their dreams of competing in college athletics.
Budget, taxes head up crowded agenda for Kansas Legislature
April 29, 2015
Kansas legislators are returning Wednesday from spring break to tackle a crowded agenda topped by a mandate to balance the next state budget and questions about which taxes they will increase to achieve that.
Bonner’s 9th annual Marble Day debuts mascot
April 29, 2015
Marble Day is nearly 10 years old, but for the first time this year, it will have an official mascot.
Edwardsville students celebrate improved grades with new program
April 29, 2015
Students in third, fourth and fifth grades at Edwardsville Elementary are celebrating their success in the school’s first ever Bring Up Grades or BUG program.
Fitness facility to be Nuts and Bolts neighbor
April 29, 2015
A new fitness facility plans to open this summer in a long-vacant spot at Kansas Highway 7 and Kansas Avenue.
School finance summit at Wichita State postponed
April 29, 2015
A school finance summit was postponed a day after leaders of a conservative think tank said they were concerned it would be a one-sided event because they were not invited.
KanCare providers lose millions for 2nd straight year
April 29, 2015
The three companies that provide coverage to Kansas’ Medicaid system lost a total of $52 million doing so last year, marking a second straight year of losses, according to records reviewed by a legislative committee.
Downtown Bonner building owner seeks grant for improvements
April 29, 2015
One of Downtown Bonner Springs’ biggest buildings — and possibly, its parking lot — could receive a much-needed upgrade later this year.