Bonner Springs Living

Deadline for citywide garage sale ads is Monday
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie’s citywide garage sale is almost here.
TOPS to have informational meeting this Saturday
September 16, 2014
The Taking Off Pounds Sensibly organization has a chapter that meets on Thursday mornings, but it’s looking to expand to offer an evening meeting for those who can’t attend daytime meetings.
Vietnam vet named grand marshal for Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade
September 12, 2014
A Vietnam veteran who grew up in Leavenworth will be this year’s Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade grand marshal.
Bonner scarecrow entries sought for upcoming ‘parade’
September 10, 2014
Bonner Springs Tourism committee has announced it is now accepting entries for the annual Scarecrows on Parade contest, Sept. 24-Oct. 31.
Face to Face: Basehor minister Howie Lucas
September 9, 2014
First Baptist Church of Basehor’s new youth and adult minister, Howie Lucas, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids
September 8, 2014
Hundreds of children in about a dozen states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials suspect may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
Kansas City Connection: The circus comes to town, and the return of Ren Fest
September 7, 2014
School may be back in session, but those looking to treat their families to some fun performances and outdoor activities will have some good chances to do so this week in the Kansas City area.
Cooler weather delaying Tonganoxie sunflower field blooms
12:12 p.m., August 29, 2014 Updated 12:12 p.m.
A popular photo backdrop is expected to be in prime form the next two weekends. Ted and Kris Grinter’s sunflowers should be ready for pictures in the coming days, according to Kris’ blog, krisgrinter.blogspot.com.
Creative critters in Leavenworth County?
Animals create ‘art’ for local Humane Society
August 27, 2014
One person’s art is an animal’s chance to traipse across some tarp.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Matt Clough
August 20, 2014
Matt Clough, pastor of the new The Fellowship West church in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Growing heirlooms: Bonner farm provides produce for families, restaurants
August 20, 2014
Looking out over 19 rows of vegetable crops, each 200 to 250 feet long and 6 feet wide, Jim and Deb Crum reflect on how it all got started.
Cord blood donation available at two additional metro hospitals
August 8, 2014
Beginning today, Menorah Medical Center and Shawnee Mission Medical Center have joined Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Cord Blood Program and now offer mothers the option to donate their newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood to help those in need of a stem cell transplant.
Mild weather greets Leavenworth County Fair in Tonganoxie
July 29, 2014
Fairgoers — both humans and animals — likely are going to like this week’s forecast. Mother Nature by all accounts has ordered up ideal fair week weather. Highs generally are expected to be in the 80s and lows in the 60s throughout the week, according to weather forecasts.
Bonner youths win big at county fair
July 29, 2014
Kamren Brown says it’s not as hard to raise chickens and rabbits as he thought it might be.
Bonner-area equine ministry plans 5K
July 25, 2014
The first annual Freedom Farm “Run for Funds” 5k walk/run is set for 7 a.m. Aug. 2, beginning at Wagner’s Classic Cars in Bonner Springs.

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