Archive for Thursday, August 20, 2015

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Kansas secretary of state clerk sues over termination
August 20, 2015
A former state employee has filed a federal civil lawsuit claiming she was fired from her clerk job at the Kansas secretary of state’s office after she declined to attend prayer services held in the office.
Kiwanis display posted at Bonner library
August 20, 2015
Kiwanis Club of Bonner Springs-Edwardsville is displaying some memorabilia at the Bonner Springs Public Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Kiwanis International and the 44th Anniversary of the local club.
Holy-Field Vineyard seeks volunteers for ‘Picking Sunday’
August 20, 2015
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, 18807 158th St., Basehor, is looking for volunteer grape pickers for harvesting the Seyval grape beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 30.
Bridge work to reduce I-70 lanes outside of Lawrence
August 20, 2015
Work is set to begin Monday on a multi-layer polymer concrete overlay on the eastbound Interstate 70 lanes of the Kansas River Bridge near Lawrence.
Museum offers genealogy workshop
August 20, 2015
A workshop at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum will teach participants how to access the variety of museum resources for family history research.
Chess club forms in Edwardsville
August 20, 2015
A monthly chess club has been founded in Edwardsville and plans its next meeting 6-8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Edwardsville Community Center, 696 S. Third St.
Official: Kansas still needs more rain
August 20, 2015
A Kansas official says despite recent rain, sections of western Kansas still need about five inches of rain before they make up what they lost in the drought.
Topeka Zoo denies claims that their elephants are lonely
10:00 a.m., August 20, 2015 Updated 10:40 a.m.
Topeka Zoo officials are denying claims that the zoo’s two elephants are suffering from a lack of social interaction.
Man found dead after standoff in Kansas City, Kan.
August 20, 2015
Authorities say a man was found dead inside a Kansas City, Kan., home after a nearly four-hour standoff with law enforcement officers.
Populating pollinators: Bonner school, Ag Hall create bee-friendly curriculum
Program may connect with federal effort to support pollinators
August 20, 2015
A project started by Delaware Ridge Elementary second-graders now may become part of a federal program to promote the health of honeybees and other pollinators, via the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
Baker Edition: Info Box
August 20, 2015
Contact information for Baker University campuses