Archive for Thursday, March 3, 2011

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Defending champs end Tonganoxie’s season
March 3, 2011
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team witnessed first hand Thursday night just how explosive Sumner Academy, the defending Class 4A state champs, could be.
Leavenworth County population grows 10 percent in last decade
March 3, 2011
Leavenworth County remained the sixth most populous in Kansas, according two state figures the U.S. Census Bureau released today.
CASA Night of Races fundraiser coming in May
March 3, 2011
Court Appointed Special Advocates will have its sixth annual Night at the Races on May 6 at the Riverfront Community Center, Delaware and Esplanade streets in downtown Leavenworth.
Home, Lawn and Leisure Expo will be March 11 and 12 in Leavenworth
March 3, 2011
The Home, Lawn and Leisure Expo will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 11 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 12 at the Riverfront Community Center, Esplanade and Delaware streets in downtown Leavenworth.
Video: 200-pound metal Mayflower at Basehor Historical Museum
March 3, 2011
Leavenworth County resident Harold Leible spent a year constructing his 200-pound, six-foot-tall model of the Mayflower made out of junk copper and bronze. Now it’s on display through May at the Basehor Historical Museum, 2812 155th St.
Overheated equipment sparks blaze at Eudora Dairy Queen
March 3, 2011
Overheated equipment inside the Dairy Queen in Eudora caused a fire early Thursday morning, and the business sustained interior damage, Eudora Police Chief Grady Walker said.
Candidate Lori Van Fleet aims to take focus on students’ success to Basehor-Linwood school board
March 3, 2011
If elected to the Basehor-Linwood school board, Lori Van Fleet says she’ll work to help students reach college and succeed there. In fact, she’s already been working toward that goal for several years.
Basehor-Linwood school board candidate Jeff Tindell hopes to plan for district’s future growth
March 3, 2011
Jeff Tindell’s house on Fairmount Road lies just south of the Basehor-Linwood School District’s northern boundary line, and he says that’s no coincidence.
Former teacher Jim Peters brings global perspective to Basehor-Linwood school board race
March 3, 2011
Jim Peters has taught in schools around northeast Kansas and visited schools around the world on more than 20 trips to Europe, South American and northern Africa. And Basehor-Linwood schools, he said, are some of the best he’s been around.
Knitters’ mission is to welcome newborns to life
March 3, 2011
On the last Saturday of the month, a group of women meet with the purpose of providing a little more warmth and happiness to people they don’t know and likely will never meet.
Girl Scouts get worldly experience at event in Bonner Springs
March 3, 2011
About 150 Girl Scouts from throughout northeast Kansas traveled around the world Saturday morning, but they didn’t have to go any farther than the Lake of the Forest Clubhouse in Bonner Springs.