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Report: More Kansas children in poverty from 2008 to 2013
July 22, 2015
The percentage of Kansas children living in poverty increased between 2008 and 2013, although the state’s ranking for children’s overall well-being remained the same, according to the annual Kids Count report.
Senior Center’s 25th annual spaghetti dinner set
July 22, 2015
The Senior Citizens of Bonner Springs will have its 25th annual “All-You-Can-Eat-Spaghetti Dinner” from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7.
USD 204 school supply event set, enrollment open
July 22, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 will have the Operation School Supply Drive from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 8 at Clark Middle School.
Basehor VFW again earns top state honors
July 22, 2015
Basehor VFW Post No. 11499 announced it was selected as an All State Post for the second consecutive year.
Show ‘n Shine set at Ag Hall
July 22, 2015
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame will host the 42nd Annual Show ‘N Shine car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Mother-daughter duo opens Bonner Springs event space
July 22, 2015
Loey Lockerby said finding a hassle-free special event space, especially in her native Wyandotte County, has been a constant challenge.
Kansas Revenue Department still processing paper tax returns
July 22, 2015
The Kansas Department of Revenue says it’s still processing paper tax returns but should be finished soon.
Kansas firm criticized for plan to hike electric rates $152 million
July 22, 2015
A proposal by Kansas’ largest electric utility to raise its rates by $152 million a year is drawing strong criticism, particularly from green-energy advocates who argue that part of the plan will discourage consumers from installing solar panels or taking other steps to conserve power.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs camp director Patty Nickell
July 22, 2015
Lifelong Bonner resident and summer camp leader Patty Nickell chats with us for this week’s Face to Face.
After flash flood, Basehor residents seek answers
City says drainage system did not fail
July 22, 2015
Stephenie and Josh Sudduth were in the basement with their four children during severe storms on July 6 when they noticed water on the floor.
Education focus: Academic boot camp program puts veterans back in the classroom
July 22, 2015
Veterans might shy away from the idea of going back to boot camp, but this one puts them in classrooms, not barracks. Veterans in the Kansas City area who are preparing to return to school in fall 2015 or anytime in 2016 can sharpen their classroom skills at a free 16-hour Academic Boot Camp in August.
Education focus: Dwayne Peaslee Technical Training Center prepares for fall push
July 22, 2015
The Dwayne Peaslee Technical Training Center is preparing for a fall push of students enrolling in classes before its inaugural school year.
Education focus: JCCC partners with Clorox for on-site manufacturing courses
July 22, 2015
Johnson County Community College is working on-site with manufacturers, tailoring their classes to suit their needs.
Education focus: JCCC CDL training puts students in the driver’s seat for a new career
July 22, 2015
A shortage of truck drivers means the trucking industry is in need — and Johnson County Community College’s truck-driving program is there to help.