Local news

City of Edwardsville’s bond ratings upgraded
August 3, 2015
Standard & Poor’s Rating Services recently raised its long-term rating on Edwardsville general obligation bonds from A+ to AA-.
Remember When for Aug. 6, 2015
August 3, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain, 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
True aim: Bonner Springs couple founds archery club
July 30, 2015
During an eight-year stint in Phoenix, Kansas natives Kerry and Joanna Heidebrecht, along with their son, Kolton, fell in love with archery.
Bonner Springs council to review city manager applicants
July 29, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Council Monday agreed to meet in a special workshop at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 to review city manager candidate resumes.
Remember When for July 30, 2015
July 28, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Andy Frazier
July 28, 2015
We visit with new Bonner Springs United Methodist Church pastor Andy Frazier for this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner 4-H club members earn ribbons at WyCo Fair
July 23, 2015
With the Wyandotte County Fair underway this week, the Bonner Springs-based Brauer Beavers 4-H Club has been competing — and winning — for the last several days.
Senior Center’s 25th annual spaghetti dinner set
July 22, 2015
The Senior Citizens of Bonner Springs will have its 25th annual “All-You-Can-Eat-Spaghetti Dinner” from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7.
Show ‘n Shine set at Ag Hall
July 22, 2015
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame will host the 42nd Annual Show ‘N Shine car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Mother-daughter duo opens Bonner Springs event space
July 22, 2015
Loey Lockerby said finding a hassle-free special event space, especially in her native Wyandotte County, has been a constant challenge.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs camp director Patty Nickell
July 22, 2015
Lifelong Bonner resident and summer camp leader Patty Nickell chats with us for this week’s Face to Face.
On the rise: Climbing wall helps boost pool attendance
July 21, 2015
The summer heat is now in full force, and with the pool season nearly over, Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation officials say a new element at the Bonner Springs Aquatic Center has proven popular.
Remember When for July 23, 2015
July 20, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville expects revenue increase in 2016
City manager cautions that debt payments also will rise
July 15, 2015
The Edwardsville City Council got a bit of positive news as they began reviewing 2016 budget numbers Monday.
Former police officer buys Bonner office building
July 15, 2015
For more than 14 years, Patrick Budy’s drive to work ended at 120 N. Nettleton Avenue.