Estuardo Garcia Reporter

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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 concerned over codes court
July 23, 2010
When it comes to budgeting for a new codes court in Leavenworth County, at least one resident is saying thanks, but no thanks.
Holy-Field Winery takes home medals at regional competition
July 22, 2010
Holy-Field Winery can add a few more awards to its list of honors for the year.
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.
There’s a new general in town: Official assumes new post at ceremony
July 9, 2010
There is going to be a new face at Fort Leavenworth.
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.
Dynamic trio save woman from Kansas River
April 19, 2010
Things started off simply enough for Skylar Ross Thursday night.
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.

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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.

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.

Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr., commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, left, hands Brig. Gen. Sean MacFarland his assumption orders during the change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Leavenworth Friday. MacFarland officially took the post of deputy commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center-Leader Development and Education replacing the previous deputy commander Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon.

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