Estuardo Garcia Reporter

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4-H Falks prepared for county fair
August 12, 2010
The kitchen of the Falk family is filled with the smell of baked treats.
County fair has seen plenty of changes through years
August 10, 2010
In more than 80 years of existence, the Leavenworth County Fair has seen a lot of changes.
Leavenworth County Fair parade tradition for Boling 4-H family
August 3, 2010
This year’s theme for the float is: “A Little Bit Country/A Little Bit City.”
County resident lambasts new codes court
Dairy farmer calls funding the court a ‘doggy, kitty tax’
July 29, 2010
When it comes to budgeting for a new codes court in Leavenworth County, at least one resident is saying thanks, but no thanks.
Three-vehicle wreck causes delays on US 24-40
July 21, 2010
One man was sent to an area hospital after a three-vehicle accident Wednesday at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 155th Street in Basehor.
WWII-era munitions safely detonated
July 20, 2010
Russ Owens, owner of Owens Contracting in Bonner Springs, has seen a lot of strange things in his line of work, but what he found Sunday was the strangest.
County commission approves cost-saving reorganizations
July 7, 2010
With 2011 budget decisions looming, county officials are making changes needed to keep the spending in check.
Stranger Creek danger rising near Linwood
Leavenworth Co. creek’s erosion puts property, roadways at risk
March 1, 2010
A little more than a decade ago, Linwood resident Bill Jones could look out to his back yard and see an 80-foot storage shed just along Stranger Creek.
Shortage of 911 dispatchers causing overload in county
February 10, 2010
Amy Aaron said her work as a Leavenworth County dispatcher is stressful.
Squirrels scarce at scramble
February 8, 2010
When Aaron Kaser and his two stepsons, Christjen, 9, and Hunter Schmidt, 8, signed up to participate in some squirrel hunting, he wanted to spend some time doing things dads and sons do.

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Recent photos

Properly mowing your lawn requires more than just running the mower over your grass once a week.

Janet and Dave Falk stand in their family garden behind their children, from left, Luke, 11, David, 14, Alex, 9, front, and Lacie, 17.

Travelers on U.S. Highway 24-40 near 155th Street were treated Tuesday to the sight of the First State Bank & Trust sign showing a temperature of 104 degrees.

Austin Foley, 12, and Alyssa Foley, 9, stand with their parents, Carrie and Adam Foley. This year Austin will be participating in the Leavenworth County Fair with his Limousin steer, rocket and woodworking project, while Alyssa will be participating with her bucket calf and food basket.

Aaron Mills, with Mills Construction, measures out a section of a house he and other framers are building near 158th Street and Leavenworth Road in Basehor. Rooftop temperatures often exceed 100 degrees during the summer.

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