Local Area

Bonner parks and rec seeks summer pool employees
January 21, 2015
The Bonner Springs Aquatic Park now is accepting applications for several seasonal positions.
Face to Face: Bonner aquatics supervisor Kayla Vice
January 21, 2015
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s (very) new aquatics supervisor, Kayla Vice, introduces herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Cheesecake business finds a home in Downtown Bonner
January 21, 2015
With all of the success Bonner Springs resident Terry Mille has had with his business, Cowtown Cheesecake Co., in the past three years, it only made sense that at first, he sought out a more urban location for it.
Bonner’s Vaughn-Trent receives AT&T donation
January 21, 2015
AT&T recently announced a $2,500 contribution to Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Inc.
Kiwanis among many worthy service organizations
January 21, 2015
Attending a weekly Kiwanis Club meeting is a “good habit” for thousands of men and women worldwide who are dedicated to helping their communities while combining service with fun.
Remember When for Jan. 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
The key to equality: MLK event reviews the importance of education
January 21, 2015
At the Bonner Springs Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Monday, Olliea Jarrett discussed the different ways the youth got involved in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight for civil rights.
Brownback wants to cut lower airfares program
January 20, 2015
A program that brings lower airfares to Wichita and Garden City might be grounded in the near future.
Kansas program to help pay utility bills offered
January 20, 2015
A government program that helps people pay winter utility bills will begin taking applications this week.
Kansas bills on body cameras get support, raise questions
January 20, 2015
An effort to require Kansas law enforcement officers to be equipped with body cameras has gained some bipartisan support in the Legislature, but questions about costs at a time when the state is facing a budget crisis threaten to bring that momentum to a halt.
Bonner diner site of commercial shoot
January 20, 2015
Dari Dine, located at Kump and Nettleton avenues in Bonner Springs, was the scene for a commercial filmed Friday.
Early morning quakes reported in south-central Kansas
January 19, 2015
Two earthquakes were felt in south-central Kansas early Monday. No major damage was reported from either quake.
Kansas governor reorganizing Medicaid, foster care units
January 19, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback is trying to reorganize the licensing of foster care homes and the state workers who determine whether people are eligible for Medicaid.
Kansas payday lending operation agrees to $21M settlement
January 18, 2015
Two payday lending companies with ties to race car driver Scott Tucker have agreed to pay $21 million and waive $285 million in unpaid fines and loans assessed to consumers in order to settle federal claims that they misled borrowers.
Sign-ups to begin for annual trans-Atlantic pancake race
January 18, 2015
Sign-ups get underway next weekend in southwest Kansas for an annual trans-Atlantic pancake race.

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