Local news

Annual Breakfast with Santa event set Dec. 5
November 25, 2015
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa event 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E. Third St.
Edwardsville reviews sewer line options
Council members still uncomfortable with option running through KCK
November 25, 2015
An hour-long Edwardsville City Council work session Monday was extended to two hours as council members debated the installation of sewer lines on the city’s north end.
Bonner Rotary club gears up for return of Vaughn-Trent auction
Social services organization in need to maintain operating expenses
November 24, 2015
At the Bonner Springs Rotary Club’s Annual Holiday Banquet, an auction event benefitting Vaughn-Trent Community Services, bidders have been known to bid several hundred dollars on a rather tacky Christmas tie.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs city employee Christina Brake
November 24, 2015
Christina Brake, deputy city clerk in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Remember When for Nov. 26, 2015
November 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville council to meet in special workshop
November 20, 2015
Prior to its regular meeting Monday, the Edwardsville City Council will have a work session to discuss details regarding a potential sewer project that would serve the northern portion of the city.
New building planned in southwest Bonner Springs
November 20, 2015
The dilapidated former River Road Inn in southwest Bonner Springs is no more, making way for a potential new building that will help a neighboring business expand.
Santa Express at Ag Hall to include 5K
November 19, 2015
The holidays will get underway at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, with A Santa Express 5K Walk/Run Dec. 5.
Leader of Bonner Community Thanksgiving Dinner ready to hand over reigns
November 19, 2015
After 21 years, LeAnne DeTar Newbert says she is handing the reigns of the Bonner Springs Community Thanksgiving Dinner to the next generation.
Bonner Springs business group selects ‘Woman of the Year’
November 18, 2015
The Bonner Springs Business and Professional Women marked the 70th anniversary of their club in a Nov. 10 ceremony and presented their Community Business Woman of the Year award to LeAnne DeTar Newbert, M.D.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary teacher Ea Trumbo
November 18, 2015
This week’s Face to Face subject is Ea Trumbo, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Month for November.
Giving your 2 cents: Unified Government gathers comments on spending expected revenue increase
STAR bond payoff should increase sales tax revenues by $12 million annually
November 18, 2015
Unified Government Mayor Mark Holland told a crowd at the Bonner Springs High School auditorium Tuesday to have some fun.
Remember When for Nov. 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville purchases new multi-use fire truck
November 16, 2015
A new fire apparatus should prove useful in several different emergency situations for the Edwardsville Fire Departments and other first responders.
Meetings seek input on K-32 corridor’s future
November 12, 2015
Government officials are asking the public to give input on the future of the Kansas Highway 32 corridor in Wyandotte County.