Local news

Bonner Police report woman’s cause of death as gunshot wound
November 21, 2014
Bonner Springs Police have announced that the cause of death for a woman found dead in a Bonner home was a gunshot wound, according to the autopsy.
Bonner teacher of the year finalist inspires students, teachers with creative energy
November 20, 2014
It’s easy to see the passion Kim Nelson has for teaching. She said that while she will enjoy expanding her knowledge of the profession through conferences and school visits as one of eight state finalists for Kansas Teacher of the Year, she will hate having to leave her students.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary registrar Starla Newberry
November 20, 2014
Starla Newberry, Bonner Springs Elementary School’s registrar, shares some things about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Basehor, Bonner organizations prepare for community Thanksgiving meals
November 19, 2014
Basehor and Bonner Springs this year are carrying on traditions of community Thanksgiving dinners, each with the goal of sharing a free meal with friends and neighbors.
Bonner’s Vaughn-Trent welcomes new director
Shawnee native hopes to help organization get more grants
November 18, 2014
Just as Rachael Nickerson began considering coming back to work after taking some time off to be with her daughter, she got a suggestion from an old college friend.
Bonner prepares for Candy Cane Christmas event
November 17, 2014
The annual Candy Cane Christmas in downtown Bonner Springs is Dec. 1, and this year, activities at the Bonner Springs Community Center will move upstairs to the gymnasium.
Bonner reminds residents snow shoveling ‘strictly enforced’
November 17, 2014
The city of Bonner Springs wants to ensure that all residential and business property owners are aware of their responsibility to remove snow and ice on public sidewalks adjacent to their property and the consequences for noncompliance.
Bonner parks and rec offers annual Breakfast with Santa
November 17, 2014
Santa Claus will return to the Bonner Springs Community Center 9-10 a.m. Dec. 6.
Remember When for Nov. 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
In the season of giving, think local
November 17, 2014
This is the season for being grateful for what we have and to give back something to those less fortunate within our community
Bonner parks and rec launches online registration
November 14, 2014
Bonner Springs’ Parks and Recreation Department launched its online registration and reservation programs Thursday.
Bonner neighborhood plans holiday homes tour
November 13, 2014
Residents of the Lake of the Forest neighborhood are planning a Holiday Homes Tour from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 14.
Bonner library site of upcoming Town Hall with Sen. Moran
November 12, 2014
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran is hosting a Town Hall meeting for residents in Wyandotte County from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 26.
Electronics recycling event offered this weekend
November 12, 2014
Area residents can participate in an electronics recycling event that is being held 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday at Heartland Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore located at 1270 Merriam Lane in Kansas City, Kan.
Bonner library Friends offer book sale next week
November 12, 2014
The Friends of the Bonner Springs City Library have planned a Fall Book Sale Nov. 20-22 at the Storm Shelter room in the library basement, 201 N. Nettleton Ave.