Local news

Face to Face: Edwardsville City Councilman Chuck Adams
April 18, 2014
Edwardsville City Councilman Chuck Adams shares his novel-writing dreams and metro-wide leadership in this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner’s 134th Street again closed to through traffic
April 17, 2014
The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced new closure dates for 134th Street due to the construction of bridges for the new Interstate 70 and Kansas Highway 7 ramps.
Bonner Arts Alliance establishing itself as high-achieving group
April 17, 2014
Two and a half months. It’s not much time, but that plus three general meetings and several more small committee meetings is all that the new Bonner Springs Arts Alliance needed after meeting for the first time to accomplish an astonishing amount
Bonner Education Foundation announces Rise and Shine breakfast
April 16, 2014
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Education Foundation’s annual “Rise & Shine Recognition Breakfast” is set for May 22 in the Bonner Springs High School Cafeteria.
Edwardsville residents voice opposition to post office closure
April 16, 2014
The closure of the Edwardsville Post Office following an accident that damaged the building brought several residents to Monday’s Edwardsville City Council meeting.
Bonner Springs to begin flushing water mains next week
April 15, 2014
The Bonner Springs Utilities Department will start flushing water mains next week.
Bonner-area gifted students win another contest grant
April 15, 2014
USD 204 elementary students are once again proving their smarts, this time in a nationwide contest.
Bonner High to host Special Olympics Soccer championships
April 14, 2014
Bonner Springs High School’s David Jaynes Stadium will serve as host of the Kansas Unified Soccer League Championship Tournament April 27.
Concert to benefit PACES
April 14, 2014
Local musician Fred Uzell, along with fellow musicians Jim Winters, Donna Hensley and Kevin Blom, will perform a Country Classics concert from 2 to 5 p.m. April 27 at the George Meyn Center in Wyandotte County Park.
Bonner Springs and Edwardsville city council agendas for April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014
Agendas for the April 14, 2014, meetings of the Bonner Springs and Edwardsville city councils.
Remember When for April 17, 2014
April 14, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville announces spring clean-up day
April 11, 2014
The city of Edwardsville will have its annual spring clean-up day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Councilman Jack Knight
April 9, 2014
This Harley-riding city councilman has also served as an education crusader for those with disabilities.
Parents as Teachers: Blocks still relevant, important toys
April 8, 2014
On March 29, the Bonner Springs City Library and Parents as Teachers hosted Books, Blocks and Bubbles Young Child Fair. Over 300 people attended and participated in many activities.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.