Local Area

Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home
November 26, 2014
A Chicago couple is suing the Kansas-based owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.
Higher prices, plentiful feed buoy US ranchers
November 26, 2014
Hay is plentiful and readily for sale again out in cattle country as another winter looms. Herds are contently munching on crop residue left over after the bountiful fall harvest, and ranchers marketing their calves are bringing home record prices for their animals.
Overland Park took brunt of Sprint’s fall layoffs
November 26, 2014
More than half of the fall layoffs at Sprint Corp. occurred at the Overland Park headquarters.
Bonner Springs girl devoted to pageant competition
November 26, 2014
At just age 7, Leanna Larson can give a very succinct explanation of what she wants to be when she grows up.
Harvest of sorghum, soybeans wraps up in Kansas
November 25, 2014
The latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.
Man sentenced for heroin ring that led to death
November 25, 2014
A Kansas City man was sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole for participating in a drug trafficking ring that led to a man’s death.
4 directors to leave Kansas Insurance Department
November 25, 2014
Four directors will retire from the Kansas Insurance Department on Dec. 5.
Bonner native offers Black Friday booksigning
November 25, 2014
Bonner Springs native and author John Horvat II will visit Books-A-Million, 1859 West Village Parkway in the Legends Outlets of Kansas City, from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday.
Kansas City man sentenced in water threat hoax
November 25, 2014
A 70-year-old man who threatened to contaminate water supplies in Kansas and Missouri has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
Bonner USM student recognized for biochemistry research
November 25, 2014
Christina Ward, a Bonner Springs senior at the University of Saint Mary, again has earned an honor for her work.
Face to Face: Basehor VFW member Eddie Bush
November 25, 2014
Basehor VFW member Eddie Bush shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Dodge City teacher named Teacher of the Year
November 24, 2014
A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is this year’s Kansas Teacher of the Year.
Police: Wichita woman injured in stabbing attack
November 24, 2014
Wichita police say a woman is critically injured after being stabbed nine times by a group of women.
Basehor, Bonner singers soloists at USM concert
November 24, 2014
The University of Saint Mary Department of Fine Arts will present its annual Christmas Vespers Concert in mid-December, featuring soloists from Basehor and Bonner Springs.
Kansas restroom places second in national contest
November 24, 2014
A toilet-shaped restroom in a small north-central Kansas town has placed second in a national contest.

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