Local news

Banner Tiblow Days weekend for Bonner
September 2, 2015
Gray skies may have dominated the weekend, but the cooler-than-usual weather helped more than hurt Bonner Springs’s annual Tiblow Days festival.
Face to Face: Linwood library director Mike Washburn
September 2, 2015
Mike Washburn, new director of the Linwood Community Library, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Retired teacher humbled, honored to receive Marion Vaughn award
September 2, 2015
Judy Miksch has always had a special place in her heart for children — she says a child in need will draw her in like a magnet.
Bonner boutique combines shopping with day at the salon
September 2, 2015
Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is known for its high-end stores, and a new salon and boutique in Bonner Springs is looking to put the “ro-dee-oh” in “ro-day-oh.”
Remember When for Sept. 3, 2015
September 1, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
USD 204’s Nelson again noted as top educator
September 1, 2015
Kim Nelson, Language Arts teacher at Clark Middle School, has been selected to receive the 2016 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence, one of public education’s most prestigious awards.
Thrills and chills: Organizers expecting bigger, busier Tiblow Days
Concert main act, zip line likely to draw crowds
August 26, 2015
Festival attendees are used to spinning through the air on the Tiblow Days carnival rides at Second and Elm, but this year, they can also zip through the air in Centennial Park.
Perky’s Cafe joins downtown Bonner eateries
August 26, 2015
Tracy Smith has a unique way of describing his new restaurant, Perky’s Café.
Remember When for Aug. 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Reflecting on nearly five decades of Tiblow Days
August 25, 2015
This is a big weekend in Bonner Springs with the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The event draws major crowds to downtown Bonner Springs and features a variety of fun activities for all ages.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs YMCA’s Heather Imhoff
August 25, 2015
“It’s very rewarding when you can see that final spark turn and you know that you’re not only teaching them to swim, but you’re teaching them to save their life,” she said.
Registration open for 37th annual Tiblow Trot
August 24, 2015
Registration is now open for the 37th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run.
Kiwanis display posted at Bonner library
August 20, 2015
Kiwanis Club of Bonner Springs-Edwardsville is displaying some memorabilia at the Bonner Springs Public Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Kiwanis International and the 44th Anniversary of the local club.
Bridge work to reduce I-70 lanes outside of Lawrence
August 20, 2015
Work is set to begin Monday on a multi-layer polymer concrete overlay on the eastbound Interstate 70 lanes of the Kansas River Bridge near Lawrence.
Museum offers genealogy workshop
August 20, 2015
A workshop at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum will teach participants how to access the variety of museum resources for family history research.

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