Nico Roesler Reporter

Nico Roesler is the community reporter for the Basehor Sentinel.

Recent stories

Basehor, Linwood and Tonganoxie groups give back through Prison Garden Project
July 30, 2014
One day per week in Linwood, Tonganoxie and Basehor, residents have the pick of free farm produce at a not-so-typical farmers market.
Linwood’s Operation WildLife aiding animals despite challenges
July 2, 2014
Operation WildLife’s 20 years in operation helping injured and sick animals is often tested by financial struggles and the constant influx on animals, but that’s not stopping the organization’s founder or its volunteers.
Basehor Dairy Days focusing on local community, history
June 3, 2014
Dairy Days, which honors Basehor’s roots as a dairy farming community, kicks of at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Basehor City Park with the return of the Crazy Cow 5k run and walk.
Basehor-Linwood special education teachers embrace new agreement
April 30, 2014
On April 8, the Kansas State Board of Education approved the dissolution of the Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative that employed the county’s special education teachers and dispersed them throughout the county.
Tranckino twins recover from reconstructive brain surgery
April 23, 2014
Blake and Lance Tranckino had successful reconstructive surgery on their skulls earlier this month and are well on their way to recovery.
Local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter is not only digging up history, they’re making it
March 26, 2014
The Ephraim Basehor Chapter of the DAR, consisting of 25 members from Basehor, Bonner Springs and Tonganoxie, is starting its second year full year as a chapter. In 2013, 3,906 women joined DAR chapters across the country, making it the biggest year for new membership in the 123-year history of the organization. Kansas now has 60 of its own chapters.
Basehor snow plow crew clears path, hopefully into spring
March 11, 2014
The four-man Basehor snow plow crew that keeps the city’s 42 miles of road clear of ice and snow has had a long winter full of unique challenges.
Neighbor saves dog that fell into frozen pond near Basehor
February 21, 2014
Two quick-thinking neighbors rescued a 7-year-old black lab golden retriever named Jetta who fell into a frozen pond Thursday afternoon and couldn’t get herself to shore.
Car fire sparks Sunday brush fire, closes State Avenue
08:48 p.m., January 28, 2014 Updated 08:48 p.m.
A car fire Sunday at about 12:53 p.m. forced a brief closure of the westbound lanes of State Avenue while emergency crews responded to put out the flames.
Basehor family seeks home for cat found in the cold
10:54 a.m., January 10, 2014 Updated 10:54 a.m.
Kristie Warhurst, along with her sister Jamie Oberg and their parents, are trying to find the owner of a stray cat, or a family that could adopt him.

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Recent photos

Abby Zule, 13, holds Earl, a rookie barrel racing 15-year-old horse.

Brian Habjan, community coordinator for the Prison Garden Project, helps some Linwood residents as they look at tomatoes and zucchini grown at the United State Penitentiary in Leavenworth.

Diane Johnson looks at the wings of a great horned owl Monday at Operation WildLife.

Gary Crain of Operation Wildlife looks at a great horned owl Monday morning found by Dale Giar.

Diane Johnson holds a baby squirrel taken to Operation Wildlife after it was found abandoned from its nest.

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