BPU to meet Sept. 17

The Board of Public Utilities will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the board offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

A work session will begin at 5 p.m.

On the agenda are an update from the general manager and board; and a compliance update.

The regular BPU meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 17. The agenda includes a visitors’ time; electric supply update; board comments; and general manager comments.

Elementary school lunch menus

Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 15
Chicken nuggets, dinner roll and jelly, tossed salad, grape tomatoes, tropical fruit and milk.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
Super nachos, refried beans, green peas, mandarin oranges and milk.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
Cheese breadsticks with marinara sauce, garden salad, corn, pear and milk.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Pulled pork sandwich, tater tots, baked beans, banana and milk.
Friday, Sept. 19
Hot dog on a bun, baby carrots, green beans, pineapple and milk.
Alternate entrees include chef’s salad, fruit chef’s salad or yogurt and muffin basket.

Turner Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 15
Beef or turkey sticks with gravy, bread sticks.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
Crispy chicken on bun, fresh baked cookie.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
Burrito, beef-bean-cheese-rice, and snack chips.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Chicken nuggets, sauce, bread sticks.
Friday, Sept. 19
Pizza, cheese and pepperoni, cookie.
Additional Turner entrees include yogurt-cheese-muffin basket or peanut butter and jelly basket. Fruit and veggie bar, and milk included with meals.

Piper Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 15
Hog dog on a bun; barbecued rib on bun, broccoli with dip, sweet potato fries, fresh grapes, banana orange mix; turkey chef salad, tomato slices, grapes, banana orange mix, blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
Soft tacos; chili with cinnamon roll, chopped garden salad, bean bake, orange pineapple mix and banana; taco chef salad, bean bake, orange pineapple mix, banana and tortilla chips.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli carrot mix, honeydew, rosy applesauce, roll; chicken Caesar chef salad, baby carrots with dip, honeydew, rosy applesauce, roll and crackers.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Spaghetti with Italian bread; chicken nuggets with focaccia bread, green beans, garden salad, cherry tomatoes, strawberry banana mix, tropical fruit; Italian chef salad, peas, strawberry banana mix, tropical fruit and Italian bread.
Friday, Sept. 19
Pepperoni pizza; popcorn chicken wrap, garden veggies, corn, Caesar side salad, banana, pineapple; popcorn chicken salad, corn, banana, pineapple and fruit streusel muffin.

Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Public Schools
Monday, Sept. 15
Hot dog on a bun; barbecued rib on a bun, broccoli with dip, sweet potato fries, grapes, banana orange mix; turkey chef salad, tomato slices, grapes, banana orange mix, and blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
Soft tacos; chili with cinnamon roll, chopped garden salad, bean bake, orange pineapple mix, banana; taco chef salad, bean bake, orange pineapple mix, banana and tortilla chips.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli carrot mix, honeydew, rosy applesauce, roll; chicken Caesar chef salad, baby carrots with dip, honeydew, rosy applesauce, roll and crackers.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Spaghetti with Italian bread; chicken nuggets with focaccia bread, green beans, garden salad, cherry tomatoes, strawberry banana mix, tropical fruit; Italian chef salad, peas, strawberry banana mix, tropical fruit and Italian bread.
Friday, Sept. 19
Pepperoni pizza; popcorn chicken wrap, garden veggies, corn, Caesar side salad, banana, pineapple; popcorn chicken salad, corn banana, pineapple, and fruit streusel muffin.

All menus from all districts subject to change.

Highway accidents reported in KCK

Several highway accidents were reported recently in Kansas City, Kan.

On Sept. 13, a Ford Explorer was exiting I-70 westbound to 78th Street at 2:28 a.m. when the driver went into the north ditch, overcorrected and rolled into the north ditch, according to a Kansas Turnpike Authority trooper’s report.

The 36-year-old driver from Kansas City, Kan., was injured and taken to the hospital, according to the report.

Also injured were two passengers, one 29-year-old man from Kansas City, Kan., and one 28-year-old man from Kansas City, Mo., who were taken to the hospital, according to the report.

Other highway accidents reported recently in Kansas City, Kan.:

At 10:44 a.m. Sept. 12, a Ford pickup truck was eastbound on I-70 west of 78th Street when the draft from a semi lifted the trailer that was being pulled by the pickup truck.
The driver of the pickup, a 65-year-old woman from Medford, Ore., lost control of the pickup truck and the trailer overturned, according to the Kansas Turnpike Authority trooper’s report. She was not injured.

Another injury accident was reported at 1 p.m. Sept. 12 on I-635, just south of Metropolitan Avenue.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, a Chevy Trailblazer was southbound on I-635 when a noncontact vehicle cut in front of it. The Trailblazer made an evasive maneuver, left the roadway and rolled down the hill, the trooper’s report stated. The Trailblazer came to rest on the driver’s side.
The driver of the Trailblazer, a 40-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man, was injured and taken to a hospital, according to the report.

Another accident was reported at 12:12 p.m. Sept. 12 on I-35 northbound, just north of 18th Street, in Kansas City, Kan.
A Pontiac and a Honda Passport were northbound on I-35. The Passport slowed for traffic, and the Pontiac struck the rear of the Passport, the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report stated.
The driver of the Pontiac, a 44-year-old man from Blue Springs, Mo., was not injured. He was not wearing a safety restraint, the trooper’s report stated.
The driver of the Passport, a 48-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man, had a possible injury and was taken to the hospital, according to the report.