Nico Roesler Reporter

Nico Roesler is the community reporter for the Basehor Sentinel.

Recent stories

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.
Basehor OKs sign for liquor store, rejects church’s pro-life signs
January 8, 2014
The Basehor City Planning and Zoning Commission approved a new liquor store sign off State Avenue on Tuesday night while also voting against a temporary pro-life sign in front of a church.
From tragedy to triumph: Former Basehor reporter publishes book
09:56 a.m., December 12, 2013 Updated 09:56 a.m.
Andy Marso, who covered Basehor-Linwood High School sports for the Basehor Sentinel in 2005, has published a book about his fight with meningitis and writes about Basehor and the community’s support during the most difficult time in his life.
Pound of meth reportedly seized during Lansing arrests
12:50 p.m., December 10, 2013 Updated 12:50 p.m.
Three Leavenworth County men suspected in several burglaries around the Kansas City metro area were arrested last week on drug charges after they allegedly were found with more than a pound of methamphetamines.
Wildersons’ Christmas tree farm plants for the future
09:34 a.m., December 6, 2013 Updated 09:34 a.m.
With Chuck Wilderson planning on retirement, his son has begun planting more trees on the property to keep the business alive.

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Recent photos

Jean Pinick of Basehor and Connie Putthoff of Tonganoxie look through a Daughters of the American Revolution folder recently in Tonganoxie.

(Top Row) Judy Ward and Karen Meredith stand with Jean Pinick and Connie Puttholf in Meredeth’s home in Tonganoxie. The women are four of the 12 charter women who began the Ephriam Basehor Chapter of the DAR.

(From left) Austin Fisher, Matt Dubois and Augie Pierce comprise the full-time public works crew in charge of plowing streets during winter storms.

(From left) Matt Dubois, Augie Pierce and Austin fisher stand on one the snow plow trucks used this winter. The dispenser on the back of the truck is capable of spreading salt and sand in a spray of up to eight feet.

The hole that Jetta, the 7-year-old black lab, golden retriever mix fell into on Thursday with the tree limb that Marie Campbell used to help save the dog.

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