City News

Bonner VFW part of countywide Veterans Day event
October 28, 2015
Bonner Springs VFW Post 6401 is a commemorative partner in a countywide Veterans Day Commemoration 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 at the Salvation Army Harbor Light Village, 6723 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
Helin honored at last council meeting
October 28, 2015
Bonner Springs City Manager John “Jack” Helin insisted that the city not throw a big blowout to honor his retirement, but the Bonner Springs City Council did the best it could at its meeting Monday.
Remember When for Oct. 29, 2015
October 27, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Once a relatively minor holiday, Halloween has had a major marketing boost
October 27, 2015
Probably one of the best marketing programs in history turned Halloween from a relatively minor celebration to a major event.
Final Harvest: Bush Farm prepares for last day
October 27, 2015
Rose Jean Oliver believes she has been picking greens at Bush Farm in Edwardsville for a good 40 years.
Bonner Springs prepares to say goodbye to city manager
October 23, 2015
Bonner Springs City Manager John “Jack” Helin has been described as a very modest man.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs teacher Kelly Hoopes
October 21, 2015
Kelly Hoopes, Spanish teacher at Bonner Springs High School, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Great Midwest Balloon Fest looks for great weather this weekend
October 20, 2015
Robbie Small has one message she wants to spread: The weather this weekend should be just about perfect for a festival dedicated to hot air balloons.
Remember When for Oct. 22, 2015
October 19, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Perfect Patch: Kerby Farm part of families’ fall traditions
Bonner pumpkin farm still growing after 11 years
October 14, 2015
Now in its 11th year of operation, Terri Kerby says she still experiences a moment of surprise when families tell her that coming to the Kerby Farm pumpkin patch has become a tradition.
Remember When for Oct. 15, 2015
October 13, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Basehor home builder Casey Conus
October 13, 2015
Leavenworth County home builder Casey Conus shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Empowering youth: NAACP Leadership Summit encourages teens to get involved
October 7, 2015
Olliea Jarrett hopes that some youth in Bonner Springs are ready to “break free as leaders.”
Remember When for Oct. 8, 2015
October 5, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.