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Bonner police seek information after 2nd Ag Hall burglary
December 9, 2014
Bonner Springs police are seeking assistance from the public after the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was burglarized for the second time in the last three months.
Festival of Mini Trees set to return
Event hasn’t been seen since 2009
November 13, 2014
The Tonganoxie Public Library is bringing back its Festival of Mini Trees. Library visitors can bid on the trees between Nov. 23 and 5 Dec. 13. There will be a reception before the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony Nov. 22. Bids will be taken until 5 p.m. Dec. 13.
Former Basehor county commissioner dies
October 27, 2014
Funeral services for John Flower, 68, former Leavenworth County Commissioner from Basehor, were held over the weekend.
Johnson County looking for man who fired at deputy
September 22, 2014
Dozens of law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who reportedly fired at a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy before fleeing.
Tonganoxie Elementary School PE teacher gets national award
06:00 a.m., May 23, 2014 Updated 04:59 p.m.
Tonganoxie resident Diane Titterington of Tonganoxie Elementary School was honored as the Central District Health Education Teacher of the Year by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at its 129th annual National Convention and Expo last month in St. Louis.
Kansas: Senate veep urges cooperation between courts, Legislature
January 24, 2014
The Legislature and Judiciary should improve relations, Senate Vice President Jeff King, R-Independence, said in a letter Thursday to Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss.
Hollywood Casino set to build hotel this year, UG reports
January 7, 2014
Executives with Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway are making plans to start construction on a casino hotel later this year, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan. announced today.
Kansas records fewest annual traffic fatalities of record in 2013
January 3, 2014
Safe road, more seat belt use, safer vehicles among reasons cited.
Report: Kansas hospitals hire lobbyist to push Medicaid expansion
10:33 a.m., December 26, 2013 Updated 10:33 a.m.
The Kansas Hospital Association has hired a former Republican cabinet secretary to develop a plan for expanding Medicaid that the group hopes Gov. Sam Brownback and the GOP-led Kansas Legislature can support.
KSHSAA announces postseason assignments for basketball and wrestling
December 2, 2013
On Monday KSHSAA released the sub-state assignments for boys and girls basketball.

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