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Kansas Wesleyan, seminary announce joint ministry program
August 26, 2015
Kansas Wesleyan University and the Saint Paul School of Theology are planning a degree program that will reduce the number of years students will need to earn a divinity degree.
KCC workers opt to leave civil service for pay raises
August 26, 2015
The Kansas Corporation Commission says most of the agency’s classified workers have chosen to leave the state’s civil service system in exchange for taking a pay raise.
Bonner schools’ request for additional funding denied; Basehor-Linwood receives half of funding requested
August 26, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Monday learned it will receive a little more than half of the extraordinary need funding it requested from the state, but Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 won’t receive any additional funding.
QB Byers ready to lead Bonner Springs offense
August 26, 2015
When it comes to high school football, having a returning quarterback is a big advantage that not all teams are afforded. Luckily for Bonner Springs, Connor Byers is back to lead the Braves’ offense to new heights in his senior season.
Bonner set to ask for continuation of sales tax in spring mail ballot election
August 26, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Council Monday decided it would like to ask voters to maintain the city’s sales tax rate beyond 2016, when it otherwise would see a slight reduction.
Old Mid-Continent Airport terminal auction yields $83,000
August 26, 2015
An auction of items from the old Mid-Continent Airport terminal has brought in about $83,000 for the Wichita Airport Authority.
Thrills and chills: Organizers expecting bigger, busier Tiblow Days
Concert main act, zip line likely to draw crowds
August 26, 2015
Festival attendees are used to spinning through the air on the Tiblow Days carnival rides at Second and Elm, but this year, they can also zip through the air in Centennial Park.
Kansas ACT scores above national average but change little
August 26, 2015
Kansas high school students taking the ACT college entrance exam are scoring better than average than their peers nationally and a higher percentage appear ready for college courses.
Perky’s Cafe joins downtown Bonner eateries
August 26, 2015
Tracy Smith has a unique way of describing his new restaurant, Perky’s Café.