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How do you prefer to give back during the holidays?

Response Percent
I prefer to give to locally-based organizations.
I volunteer my time with local organizations rather than focusing on monetary donations.
I support national organizations.
Total 24
Army to resume cleanup at former Sunflower ammunition plant
December 27, 2015
Five years after federal funding dried for up environmental cleanup at the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in Johnson County, Kansas, the U.S. Army has announced it will resume removing pollutants so the land can be redeveloped.
Kansas City Connection: 36 Months in Kansas City
December 27, 2015
For my final column, I’d like to present this updated, family-friendly guide to all things KC.
Breaking the mold: Male teachers at Bonner school serve as role models, break stereotype
December 23, 2015
In his first year as a teacher, Patrick Redlin saw first hand how being a male teacher affected his students.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Bill Miller
December 22, 2015
Bill Miller, president of the Bonner Springs Rotary Club, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Kansas is 5th state where lottery prizes may have been fixed
December 22, 2015
The former security chief for a national group that operates state lotteries personally bought two prize-winning tickets in Kansas worth $44,000, investigators said Monday, bringing to five the number of states where he may have fixed games to enrich himself and associates.
McConnell helps airman cope with loss of infant son
December 22, 2015
In what he describes as the darkest time of his life, Christopher Thornbury, an airman at McConnell Air Force Base, said his co-workers and leaders at McConnell helped him cope with the loss of his infant son.
Court officials say errors revealing juvenile records fixed
December 21, 2015
Riley County District Court officials say they have fixed errors that made confidential juvenile records available on public computers at least 20 times since 2013.
Bonner Springs boys defeat Piper in overtime
December 21, 2015
The Bonner Springs boys basketball team defeated Piper 78-71 in overtime on Friday night.
Remember When for Dec. 24, 2015
December 21, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Police arrest man, 32, after another dies at Edgerton bar
December 21, 2015
One man has been arrested after another was killed at a bar in Edgerton.
Christmas movies a highlight of the holiday season
December 21, 2015
One of the real pleasures during the holiday season is watching the large number of wonderful TV shows.
Jackson breaks Lady Braves rebounding record
December 21, 2015
Friday night won’t be remembered as the night the Bonner Springs girls basketball team suffered a 48-37 loss to Piper. Instead, it will be remembered as the night senior Julianne Jackson became the program’s all-time leading rebounder.
Questions on classroom spending cloud Kansas schools debate
December 20, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he and many Kansas legislators won’t be ready to consider big increases in aid to public schools until they are confident that enough of the money already spent on education is finding its way into the classroom.
Kansas City Connection: New Year’s options and a last-minute gift guide
December 20, 2015
Is New Year’s overrated? It depends who you ask. All the same, a memorable night out on the town on the last/first day of the year can provide you with a snapshot in time that you’ll remember long after the hangover wears off.
50,000 Kansans sign up for insurance in federal exchange
December 20, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says about 50,000 people in Kansas had signed up through the federal health insurance exchange as of Dec. 12.
BSHS choir part of local holiday broadcast
December 18, 2015
Bonner Springs High School Choirs recorded musical performances for KSHB 41’s seasonal special, “Sounds of the Holiday.”
Bonner library programs in the new year include Iditarod, Poet Laureate
December 18, 2015
A unique program about surviving extreme winter conditions will kick off the New Year at the Bonner Springs City Library.
Area students now KU grads
December 18, 2015
Several area students were among the more than 1,250 candidates for degree from Kansas University this fall.
Lenexa business relocates to Bonner Springs
December 18, 2015
A new business is moving into western Bonner Springs.
Bonner church offer Candlelight Service
December 18, 2015
First Christian Church of Bonner Springs will have a Christmas Eve Communion and Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 at the church, 148 N. Nettleton Ave.