Archive for Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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Mayor’s forum changes day
January 18, 2012
Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith will have his monthly public forum for January on Thursday, Jan. 26, at a study room in the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., due to a conflict on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
BSHS teacher receives Horizon Award from state
January 18, 2012
Diane Debacker, Kansas Commissioner of Education, announced Monday that a Bonner Springs High School teacher is among 31 teachers in the state to receive the 2011 Horizon Award.
Letter: Concerned about new zoning
January 18, 2012
To the editor: Some residents of Bonner Springs are not happy with the possibility of additional apartment buildings being built on the east side of 132nd Street, south of Kansas Avenue and north of Heritage Drive.
Getting older has its upside
January 18, 2012
Since I’m nearing three-fourths of a century in age, I have noticed there are some things that I no longer do.
Remember When for Jan. 19, 2012
January 18, 2012
News from Bonner Springs and Basehor reported in The Chieftain in the third week of January 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Neighbors: Brian J. White
January 18, 2012
Brian J. White shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Neighbors column.
Chieftain office has closed doors
January 18, 2012
The Chieftain is closing its office in downtown Bonner Springs.
City will impose fines for failure to shovel sidewalks
January 18, 2012
For the last two winters, when multiple snows blanketed Bonner Springs streets and sidewalks, city officials took issue with those who weren’t shoveling their sidewalks.
On the agenda: Bonner Springs Planning Commission
January 18, 2012
Agenda items for the Tuesday, Jan. 24, meeting of the Bonner Springs Planning Commission
On the agenda: Bonner Springs City Council
January 18, 2012
Agenda items for the Monday, Jan. 23, meeting of the Bonner Springs City Council
On the agenda: USD 204 Board of Education
January 18, 2012
Agenda items for the Monday, Jan. 23, meeting of the USD 204 Board of Education
Library offers local historical information in online ketes
January 18, 2012
Like most cities in northeast Kansas, the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville were awash in “trouble and turmoil” in the spring of 1903 as residents battled a devastating flood of the Kansas and Missouri rivers that felled bridges, buildings and even a young Bonner Springs teenager, Jesse McAfee, who lost his footing and drowned in the rising waters.
KDOT to offer open house
January 18, 2012
The Kansas Department of Transportation will have a public open house to provide project updates for the Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70 Interchange in Bonner Springs next week.
Former BSHS teacher surprised by journey to self-discovery
January 18, 2012
If you find a small, wooden birdhouse in a tree or park in Texas or California or even Pennsylvania, there is a good chance it was left there by Kris Munsch.
Family links: Owner of new Basehor sausage business takes up grandfather’s hobby
January 18, 2012
For years, family and friends used to tell Steve Sessions’ grandfather that he should sell his homemade sausages for a living, Sessions says.
5 Questions: Tracking credit
Be sure your credit report is accurate
January 18, 2012 in print edition on A2
Debra Wood, family and consumer sciences agent with the Kansas State Extension Service — Geary County, offers this advice to be sure your credit report is up to date and accurate.