Local Area

Salina man hopes to transform flour mill, redevelop area
March 26, 2015
The owner of a Salina mill has proposed a multimillion-dollar plan to transform the H.D. Lee Flour Mill and Grain Elevator into either townhomes or hotel rooms, with a restaurant 100 feet off the ground.
Reno County spending money to keep jail smelling good
March 26, 2015
To retain that new jail smell, Reno County plans to buy equipment that will vacuum-seal clothing worn by arriving inmates.
Entries sought for annual marble art, invention competition
March 26, 2015
Organizers of Bonner Springs’s annual Marble Day festival on May 2 are seeking entries in the Marble Art and Invention Competition.
Bonner Elementary plans fun run fundraiser
March 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Elementary School is once again planning its iRun/iWalk Fun Run Fundraiser at 9 a.m. April 25 at the school.
Community Easter Egg Hunt set for Bonner Springs
March 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 4 at North Park, 1200 S. 134th St.
GoLizards set to move to K-7 and Kansas Ave.
March 26, 2015
GoLizards Pet Store, Bait Shop and Grooming announced via Facebook Monday that after 6 years at its Downtown Bonner location, 220 Cedar St., it plans to move.
Kansas wild bird populations weathering avian influenza
March 25, 2015
The wildlife disease coordinator in Kansas says wild bird population numbers appear unaffected by an outbreak of avian influenza.
Kansas House advances measure to ban abortion procedure
March 25, 2015
Kansas is close to banning an abortion procedure targeted by a national group and described by abortion opponents as fetus dismemberment.
Kansas House approves bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions
March 25, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a bill requiring the state to draft a plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants but allowing legislators to have a say in its contents.
Kansas Senate approves plan to control mental health drugs
March 24, 2015
The Kansas Senate has approved a new proposal for controlling the cost of mental health drugs in the state’s Medicaid program.
Bonner animal group says city’s sluggish response was costly
March 24, 2015
An animal rescue group says the city may have wasted taxpayer money by taking too long to resolve an animal control issue.
Kansas designates Wednesday as Military Appreciation Day
March 24, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has proclaimed Wednesday as Military Appreciation Day in Kansas.
State testing bird flocks in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 24, 2015
In response to the confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday announced it has completed a survey of the area and began testing identified flocks.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs librarian Jane Rink
March 24, 2015
Jane Rink, the new children’s coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Lenexa man suspected of injuring kids, damaging cars
March 24, 2015
Police in Lenexa say a man has been arrested on suspicion of injuring three children, damaging vehicles and threatening people with what turned out to be a pellet gun.

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