Local news

Bonner High lists Class of 2015’s awards, scholarships
April 27, 2015
Last week, Bonner Springs High School Seniors were recognized for the scholarships and awards they have received at the annual Senior Awards Night.
Edwardsville festival hopes for sunshine
April 23, 2015
Rides, mouse races, music and more family fun is planned this weekend at Edwardsville City Park, 1100 Blake Street, for the 3rd Annual Edwardsville Days Festival.
Improvements planned for Bonner High cafeteria
April 22, 2015
The Bonner Springs High School auditorium won’t be the only part of the school seeing significant upgrades this summer.
Face to Face: Bonner school board member Patricia Welicky
April 22, 2015
Patricia Welicky, USD 204 school board member and community volunteer, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Fascinating fasteners: Bonner woman shares button hobby through ‘traveling museum’
April 21, 2015
Lise McIntyre admits that when she first learned that there was such a thing as a button club almost 25 years ago, she thought it was weird.
Volunteers sought for Bonner cemetery clean up
April 20, 2015
The Bonner Springs Cemetery Advisory Committee will sponsor their annual Landscape Clean Up Day at the cemetery 10 a.m. to noon May 2.
Remember When for April 23, 2015
April 20, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Organization Orientation: Bonner Springs Business and Professional Women
April 16, 2015
Learn about the Business and Professional Women, or BPW, in Bonner Springs with this month’s Organization Orientation.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Senior Center’s Gloria Ochoa
April 16, 2015
Learn about Gloria Ochoa, director of the Bonner Springs Senior Center, in this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner garden club plans excursion
April 15, 2015
Bonner Springs Garden Club is planning an excursion to learn about plant varieties that might be good for gardens.
Adult students find success with Bonner-based diploma completion program
April 15, 2015
Zach Purdue makes no bones about why he wasn’t able to graduate from high school. “A bad attitude and authority problems,” the Bonner Springs resident said.
Remember When for April 16, 2015
April 13, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville announces citywide cleanup
April 13, 2015
The city of Edwardsville will have its annual Citywide Cleanup event 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 at the Edwardsville City Hall parking lot, 690 S. Fourth St.
Face to Face: retreat director Dave Mareske
April 9, 2015
Dave Mareske, director at the Hollis Renewal Center in Bonner Springs, shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Generating change: Ag Hall looks to reinfuse energy with Barnyard Babies event
Center marks 50 years with plans for improvement
April 8, 2015
Spring is the time of renewal, and this year, that means even more for the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.