Local news

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.
Edwardsville council considers unsafe building process, trash collection
October 15, 2014
The city of Edwardsville is considering its options after its trash-pickup contract ends next spring, as well as how to prioritize a list of potentially unsafe buildings in the city.
Bonner council approves sand dredging operations, Operation Green Light
October 15, 2014
The Bonner Spring City Council Monday approved a five-year extension of a special use permit to Holiday Sand & Gravel for a plant needed in dredging operations on land that will eventually be deeded to Bonner Springs and Shawnee for a park
Face to Face: Bonner Springs esthetician Leandra Johnson
October 15, 2014
LeAndra Johnson, a Bonner Springs native who recently returned to her home town and started a new business, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
WyCo museum plans ‘History Howl’
October 14, 2014
The Wyandotte County Historical Museum, 631 N. 126th St., will have a Halloween History Howl event this weekend.
Bonner plans annual Monster Bash
October 14, 2014
The Bonner Springs Parks & Recreation Department will have its annual Kid’s Monster Bash 3-5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Bonner springs Community Center, 200 E. Third St.
Wyandotte County advance voting begins next week
October 14, 2014
Wyandotte County voters may begin voting in advance for the Nov. 4 election as early as Tuesday.
Remember When for Oct. 16, 2014
October 13, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Kerry Roberts basketball registration now open
October 10, 2014
Registration is now open for the 2014-15 season of the Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball League.
Former mayor’s son dies in car accident
October 10, 2014
Michael Breneman, the eldest son of former Bonner Springs mayor Steve Breneman and wife Joan, died in a car accident Wednesday near Pittsburg.