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What new developments would you most like to see in Bonner Springs?

Response Percent
More restaurants
More housing options, including more senior housing
More professional development (office buildings, industrial park growth, etc.)
More retail (clothing stores, book store, toy store, etc.)
More development in the downtown area
Other (tell us in the comments)
Total 77
Planning underway for 3rd annual Edwardsville Days
January 29, 2015
Edwardsville Days has had a bit of bad luck with the weather in its first two years, so festival organizers with the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce are hoping the third time will be a charm.
Scope for the Imagination: Bonner library’s jazzy fundraiser again to benefit Imagination Destination programs
January 29, 2015
A few years ago, state cuts to education funding led the Bonner Springs City Library to try to fill the void with some of its programming.
Kansas considers reduced penalties for marijuana possession
January 28, 2015
Penalties for marijuana possession may be softened in Kansas as legislators seek to lower prison populations and reduce costs.
Kansas lawmakers move to block local gun regulations
January 28, 2015
Local officials who already are barred from imposing restrictions on gun owners also would be prohibited from imposing special taxes on gun sales under a bill considered Wednesday by Kansas legislators.
Former Fairmount fire chief given probation
January 28, 2015
A former township fire chief has been given a year of probation for his theft of more than $14,000 from his township. The decision happened today in Leavenworth County District Court, according to county attorney Todd Thompson. Jeffrey Theno, former Fairmount Township fire chief, pled guilty Dec. 10 to felony theft.
USD 204 board reviews improvements needed at BSHS
January 28, 2015
USD 204 Board of Education members are taking a closer look at improvements and maintenance needed at Bonner Springs High School.
New 4A wrestling poll has Bobcats No. 4, Braves No. 8
January 28, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs wrestling teams remained ranking this this week’s Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association Class 4A poll.
Bonner Springs makes Top Gun finals by defeating Anderson County
January 28, 2015
A fast start helped the Bonner Springs girls basketball team on Tuesday get past Anderson County 36-33.
Kansas House moves to stop wee-hours sessions, bill bundling
January 27, 2015
Kansas House members are moving to ban post-midnight sessions of their chamber and make it harder for their leaders to bundle multiple bills into a single piece of legislation.
Wichita council puts marijuana issue on April ballot
January 27, 2015
Wichita voters will get the opportunity to vote on easing marijuana penalties for first-time offenders.
Bonner Mayor, school board members unopposed in April
City council members in Bonner, Edwardsville all face challengers
January 27, 2015
At noon on Tuesday, the ballots for April 7 were finalized — and a number of local candidates will be running unopposed.
Edwardsville City Council approves gun shop
City assured of business’s safety, security precautions
January 27, 2015
The city of Edwardsville has given its approval for a new gun shop to open in the city.
Kansas measure would boost penalties for burglaries
January 27, 2015
Kansas would increase penalties for home burglaries under a bill being considered in the state Senate.
Defense dominates in Bonner Springs victory
January 27, 2015
Stifling defense helped the Bonner Springs girls overcome an off night shooting and handling the basketball as the Braves held off Piper 36-32 on Monday in the opening round of the Top Gun Tournament in Wellsville.
Bonner Springs resident named one of KU’s University Scholars
January 27, 2015
Bonner Springs student Chad Uhl is one of 20 Kansas University sophomores who have been named University Scholars.
BLHS boys move up to No. 3; Bonner Springs girls stay at No. 10
January 27, 2015
Just after winning its own tournament, the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team moved up to No. 3 in the latest KBCA Class 4A-I rankings. The Bobcats (11-0) moved up because previous No. 1 Bishop Miege lost last week to Olathe East. McPherson moved up to No. 1, and Andale is No. 2.
Dalton Gang attraction among new historical site additions
January 26, 2015
A southwest Kansas roadside museum about a gang of bank and train robbers is among the newest properties added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Jeremy Davis
January 26, 2015
Bonner Springs native Jeremy Davis shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Topeka district works with historically black colleges
January 26, 2015
The Topeka school district is working with several historically black colleges and universities in Texas to make its teaching staff more diverse.
Politicizing local elections would be a big mistake
January 26, 2015
In a few short weeks we’ll have what I believe is an extremely important set of local elections. In April voters will select city and school board members. To me these are extremely important choices. Local elected officials touch our lives daily.