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Which Bonner Springs thrift shop do you prefer?

Response Percent
I try Hidden Treasures (Vaughn-Trent) before going anywhere else to support our local nonprofit
 
26%
Goodwill
 
21%
Salvation Army
 
21%
I don’t usually go to thrift shops.
 
20%
I prefer stores in other communities (Savers in Shawnee, etc.)
 
5%
I go to all equally.
 
4%
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Sheriff’s office warns of scam using judge’s name
October 1, 2014
Kansas authorities are warning residents to beware of a new scam that’s using the names of judges in an attempt to solicit money.
Brave volleyball 2nd at Tonganoxie tournament
October 1, 2014
The Bonner Springs High volleyball team went 4-2 Saturday at the Tonganoxie Invitational, good for a second-place finish in the team standings.
KSHSAA releases non-football classes
October 1, 2014
Last week, the Kansas State High School Activities Association released non-football classifications for the 2014-15 school year.
Report: Kansas wheat production lowest since 1989
October 1, 2014
A new government report says this year’s winter wheat production in Kansas is at the lowest level since 1989.
Bonner teen pleads guilty in 2013 Shawnee shooting
03:11 p.m., October 1, 2014 Updated 08:07 p.m.
A 16-year-old Bonner Springs teenager pleaded guilty this week to second-degree murder in the shooting death of his father last summer in Shawnee.
Braves not hoping for a repeat of last year
October 1, 2014
Exactly a year ago, Bonner Springs High was 4-0 with its most difficult game before them: A week five matchup with Mill Valley High, who also was undefeated.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Mike Clouse
October 1, 2014
Mike Clouse of the 3rd Street Asylum shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Linwood woman dies in grain truck accident
October 1, 2014
An 85-year-old Linwood woman trapped in a grain truck that caught fire after striking a power pole in a southern Leavenworth County driveway died Tuesday evening. Edna Elder was driving a Ford grain truck into a rural driveway when the vehicle struck a pole in a private driveway.
Report: Midwest economic index drops in September
October 1, 2014
A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains dropped in September, suggesting slowing economic growth in the months ahead.
Crafty Bonner nonprofit seeks to create art, benefit children
October 1, 2014
Roberta Hicks said it’s hard to explain, in just a few words, all that she wants her new non-profit organization to accomplish.
Kansas rescue group leader fined for poodle death
September 30, 2014
The owner of a no-kill rescue organization has been found guilty of violating Topeka’s dangerous dogs ordinance after a German shepherd fatally mauled a teacup poodle at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Kansas deputy says vest protected her during stop
September 30, 2014
A Harper County sheriff’s deputy says her bulletproof vest likely saved her life after she was pinned between two trucks during a traffic stop.
Kansas farmers harvesting crops, seeding wheat
September 30, 2014
Kansas farmers are taking advantage of the mild weather to harvest fall crops, put up feed for cattle and seed wheat.
Bonner arts alliance planning fall festival
September 30, 2014
It doesn’t seem that long since the first-ever Bonner Springs Arts Festival in June, but the Bonner Springs Arts Alliance is already hard at work preparing another event, the Autumn Arts Fest.
Dog rescued from Arkansas City drainage system
September 29, 2014
Authorities have rescued a dog that was trapped for at least 30 hours in a southern Kansas canal.
Wichita zoo officials detail elephant exhibit
September 29, 2014
Sedgwick County Zoo officials say they will house the third largest elephant exhibit in the country once a recently funded renovation is completed.
Senator brings in Jeb Bush to campaign in Kansas
September 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is bringing in another Republican heavy-hitter to help bolster his troubled campaign for re-election.
State: Private school tuition program about ready
September 29, 2014
A Kansas education official says a new tax-credit system to fund private school tuition for low-income students is on track to start in January.
Kansas schools report teacher retirements on rise
September 29, 2014
Kansas school districts report a higher pace of teachers retiring while the number of newly licensed teachers remains flat.
Remember When for Oct. 2, 2014
September 29, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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