Local news

Family resource fair set at Edwardsville Elementary
August 28, 2014
The Western Wyandotte Family Resource Fair is set 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 Edwardsville Elementary School, 1700 S. 104th St., Edwardsville.
Bonner council lines up K-7 construction requests
August 28, 2014
Though Mayor Jeff Harrington said he was opposed to the idea, Bonner Springs City Council members Monday decided not to delay the construction of an interchange at Kansas Avenue and Kansas Highway 7 any longer than needed.
Sweltering celebration: Tiblow Days toughs it out in heat
August 27, 2014
When temperatures had climbed to 80 degrees by 6 a.m. Saturday, it was clear that Tiblow Days attendees were going to deal with some sweltering conditions.
Bacon tasting new feature of KC Renaissance Festival
August 27, 2014
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival opens its 2014 season this weekend at its grounds in Bonner Springs.
Bonner poker run to provide animal air masks
August 26, 2014
The beneficiaries of an upcoming poker run aren’t unique, but the items that funds raised will actually purchase are a little out of the ordinary.
Remember When for Aug. 28, 2014
August 25, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Jim Finley: A true Bonner Springs citizen
August 25, 2014
Last week, Bonner Springs lost one of our outstanding citizens and a local icon when Jim Finley passed away.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Debra Fisher
August 25, 2014
Bonner Springs massage therapist Debra Fisher is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Town hall meeting set for regional arts plan
August 21, 2014
The Bonner Springs Arts Alliance next week will play host to One Arts KC, a Wyandotte County Town Hall discussion on a regional plan for the arts.
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.
Bonner coffee shop plans Vaughn-Trent fundraiser Saturday
August 20, 2014
EJs Coffee Shoppe & Bakery, 128 Oak St., will offer a fundraiser for Vaughn-Trent Community Services during Tiblow Days.
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.
Bonner native ready to take Tiblow Days stage
August 19, 2014
Though he has been playing music in different ways for years, Blake Tuttle said the biggest crowd he has ever performed in front of was maybe 50 people.
Remember When for Aug. 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner considers options on future K-7 construction
August 14, 2014
The Bonner Springs City Council is considering what items it would like to see as the state moves forward with construction on Kansas Highway 7.