Local news

Scope for the Imagination: Bonner library’s jazzy fundraiser again to benefit Imagination Destination programs
January 29, 2015
A few years ago, state cuts to education funding led the Bonner Springs City Library to try to fill the void with some of its programming.
Bonner Mayor, school board members unopposed in April
City council members in Bonner, Edwardsville all face challengers
January 27, 2015
At noon on Tuesday, the ballots for April 7 were finalized — and a number of local candidates will be running unopposed.
Edwardsville City Council approves gun shop
City assured of business’s safety, security precautions
January 27, 2015
The city of Edwardsville has given its approval for a new gun shop to open in the city.
Bonner Springs resident named one of KU’s University Scholars
January 27, 2015
Bonner Springs student Chad Uhl is one of 20 Kansas University sophomores who have been named University Scholars.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Jeremy Davis
January 26, 2015
Bonner Springs native Jeremy Davis shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Jan. 29, 2015
January 26, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner parks and rec seeks summer pool employees
January 21, 2015
The Bonner Springs Aquatic Park now is accepting applications for several seasonal positions.
Face to Face: Bonner aquatics supervisor Kayla Vice
January 21, 2015
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s (very) new aquatics supervisor, Kayla Vice, introduces herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Cheesecake business finds a home in Downtown Bonner
January 21, 2015
With all of the success Bonner Springs resident Terry Mille has had with his business, Cowtown Cheesecake Co., in the past three years, it only made sense that at first, he sought out a more urban location for it.
Bonner’s Vaughn-Trent receives AT&T donation
January 21, 2015
AT&T recently announced a $2,500 contribution to Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Inc.
Remember When for Jan. 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
The key to equality: MLK event reviews the importance of education
January 21, 2015
At the Bonner Springs Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Monday, Olliea Jarrett discussed the different ways the youth got involved in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight for civil rights.
Bonner diner site of commercial shoot
January 20, 2015
Dari Dine, located at Kump and Nettleton avenues in Bonner Springs, was the scene for a commercial filmed Friday.
Bonner police using new gear
January 14, 2015
Patrol officers of the Bonner Springs Police Department may have a new look.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Julia Ybarra-Young
January 14, 2015
Julia Ybarra-Young shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.