City News

Bonner haunted house opens this weekend
October 1, 2015
The 3rd Street Asylum haunted house is set to open this weekend for the 2015 season, increasing evening traffic in the downtown area this month.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Susan Berry
September 30, 2015
Susan Berry, former teacher and current Friends of the Library president, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner library kicks off month with Royals-themed event
September 30, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Library is gearing up for a busy month, beginning this weekend with an event that will tie right in to the Major League Baseball Playoffs.
Remember When for Oct. 1, 2015
September 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Church honors Bonner ‘Champions of Change’
September 24, 2015
A Bonner Springs church will host an event this weekend honoring Bonner Springs High School senior Blake McMahan and School Resource Officer Anthony Davis.
Face to Face: Clark Middle School’s Ellen Kalousek
September 24, 2015
Ellen Kalousek has been the office manager and bookkeeper for Clark Middle School for 27 years.
Work underway to secure new Thriftway tenant
City has already received inquiries on downtown building
September 23, 2015
The Thriftway in Downtown Bonner Springs is closing, but work is well underway behind the scenes to secure a new tenant and owner.
Alumni Open renamed for late BSHS grad
September 23, 2015
Starting this year, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Education Foundation’s Alumni Open will honor a late alumni who was a model of community support.
Champions of Change: Bonner Springs High student, school resource officer visit White House
10:41 a.m., September 21, 2015 Updated 03:49 p.m.
Blake McMahan can remember the exact moment he decided he wanted to be a police officer.
Remember When for Sept. 24, 2015
September 21, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs NAACP offers Youth Summit
September 17, 2015
The Bonner Springs NAACP will have a Youth Empowerment Summit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave.
Bike Show honors Kobi’s founder, benefits Vaughn-Trent
September 16, 2015
The 23rd Annual Kobi’s Bike Show filled an important need for the Bonner Springs community, while at the same time honoring the late “Mama Kobi,” who left behind a big hole.
Concerns spread over announcement of Thriftway closure
September 16, 2015
Rumors have been swirling that a major component of downtown Bonner Springs soon will be no more.
Edwardsville first responders accepted into prestigious program
September 16, 2015
The city of Edwardsville recently received notification that two of its supervisory personnel have been selected into the Executive Fire Officer Program starting next year.