Local news

Flash flood watch issued for Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte Counties
July 6, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties from 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday evening.
Ag Hall’s Tractor Daze to include hall of fame inductions
July 2, 2015
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, will conduct its annual “Tractor Daze and Touch a Truck” event from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. July 11.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Randy Beemon
July 1, 2015
Randy Beemon, pastor of First Christian Church of Bonner Springs, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Summer may be half over, but there are still events to be enjoyed
June 30, 2015
It hardly seems possible that it is July! That means 2015 is half over and wasn’t it yesterday we were celebrating the New Year?
Bonner Springs begins city manager search
June 30, 2015
The city of Bonner Springs is officially searching for a new city manager.
Remember When for July 2, 2015
June 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville seeks help for 100th birthday
June 26, 2015
Edwardsville officially became a city of the third class in July 1915, and the city now is asking for residents’ help commemorating the milestone.
Free teen driving program offered this weekend at Bonner Springs amphiteater
June 26, 2015
The Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience is visiting the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater this weekend to help combat the ongoing problem of motor vehicle crashes among teens.
Meeting offers information to prospective Girl Scouts
June 25, 2015
Girl Scouts of Kansas and Missouri will have a free informational session for prospective Girl Scouts next month at the Bonner Springs City Library.
Weekend benefit raises funds for PACES in WyCo
June 25, 2015
A benefit is set this weekend to support ongoing operations of Robert’s Place, new emergency shelter for kids in crisis in Wyandotte County.
Bonner parks and rec offers July scavenger hunt
June 25, 2015
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back an activity this summer called the “Search 2 Swim Expedition” for Parks and Recreation Month in July.
Bonner Springs looks to increase employee wages with 2016 surplus
June 24, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Council next month likely will be considering how to use some excess funds in its 2016 budget.
Bonner police investigate aggravated robbery
June 24, 2015
Bonner Springs police are investigating an armed robbery of a vehicle Tuesday in the 600 block of Silverheel Drive.
Face to Face: Don Wheeler, Bonner Springs City Band Commission
June 24, 2015
Don Wheeler, long-time leader of the Bonner Springs City Band Commission, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
24-hour workout facility opens in Bonner Springs
June 24, 2015
For the first time, residents of Bonner Springs have a 24-hour workout facility in their own town — and it’s even got some “extras” not found at similar facilities.