Local news

Bonner woman, given 2nd chance to beat cancer, hopes to inspire donors
October 30, 2014
Jodi Shelton-Langley feels as though she was told to find a needle in a haystack for the second time in the last three years.
Bonner Springs high students named Honor Scholars
October 29, 2014
Fifteen Bonner Springs High School students are among the 171 Wyandotte County high school seniors who will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars.
Bonner high band plans 3rd ‘Marchapalooza’
October 29, 2014
The Bonner Springs High School Band will host its 3rd Annual Marchapalooza Indoor Marching Concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in the BSHS Gymnasium.
Basehor dog boarding business takes over Safe Harbor space
October 29, 2014
It took five years of searching, but Stephanie Stone finally found the perfect location for her business in Basehor.
Bonner couple ready to hand out unique Halloween treat for 25th year
October 28, 2014
An old pick-up truck is a key element for the Lewkowsky family every Halloween. Kay and Dale Lewkowsky will load up the truck bed with 500 cans of soda and 200 juice boxes and park it in their driveway to await trick-or-treaters as they come through their Bonner Springs neighborhood.
Bonner student to be featured in USM concert
October 28, 2014
A Bonner Springs student will have a featured part in the University of Saint Mary’s annual Founders’ Day Concert.
Bonner Animal Rescue shelter in quarantine
October 28, 2014
Volunteer-run animal shelter Bonner Animal Rescue announced last week that it will not be able to accept or adopt out any pets until further notice.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Tony Dusil
October 28, 2014
Tony Dusil, owner of Dusil Insurance Agency and longtime resident, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Oct. 30, 2014
October 27, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs nonprofits can benefit from 4th annual grant challenge
October 24, 2014
The 4th annual Bonner Springs Community Choice Challenge, conducted by Union Bank & Trust, is now taking votes to see which three local nonprofit organizations will receive a donation of up to $5,000.
Candidate questionnaire: Tom Burroughs, House Dist. 33
October 23, 2014
Incumbent Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, is seeking reelection to the 33rd District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives against Republican challenger Sue Adams of Edwardsville.
Candidate questionnaire: Sue Adams, House Dist. 33
October 20, 2014
Sue Adams is an Edwardsville Republican running against incumbent Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan., for the 33rd District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Remember When for Oct. 23, 2014
October 20, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs woman recognized by national sorority
October 20, 2014
Karen Tennant of Bonner Springs was recently chosen to serve as an election teller for the 2015 convention of Phi Tau Omega Sorority.
Candidate questionnaire: Willie Dove, House Dist. 38
October 20, 2014
Willie Dove is the incumbent Republican from rural Bonner Springs running against Democrat Jan Pringle for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.

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