Local news

Bonner High announces 2015 valedictorians, salutatorians
March 27, 2015
Bonner Springs High School has announced the Class of 2015 will have four valedictorians and three salutatorians.
Bonner announces spring clean-up event
March 27, 2015
The city of Bonner Springs will hold its Annual City Wide Spring Cleanup from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 18.
Entries sought for annual marble art, invention competition
March 26, 2015
Organizers of Bonner Springs’s annual Marble Day festival on May 2 are seeking entries in the Marble Art and Invention Competition.
Bonner Elementary plans fun run fundraiser
March 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Elementary School is once again planning its iRun/iWalk Fun Run Fundraiser at 9 a.m. April 25 at the school.
Community Easter Egg Hunt set for Bonner Springs
March 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 4 at North Park, 1200 S. 134th St.
GoLizards set to move to K-7 and Kansas Ave.
March 26, 2015
GoLizards Pet Store, Bait Shop and Grooming announced via Facebook Monday that after 6 years at its Downtown Bonner location, 220 Cedar St., it plans to move.
Bonner animal group says city’s sluggish response was costly
March 24, 2015
An animal rescue group says the city may have wasted taxpayer money by taking too long to resolve an animal control issue.
State testing bird flocks in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 24, 2015
In response to the confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday announced it has completed a survey of the area and began testing identified flocks.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs librarian Jane Rink
March 24, 2015
Jane Rink, the new children’s coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for March 26, 2015
March 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner library gearing up for 5th annual Books, Blocks and Bubbles
March 19, 2015
Jane Rink may be fairly new to the Bonner Springs City Library, but she has seen the Books, Blocks and Bubbles Young Child Fair in action as a volunteer.
Face to Face: Moon Marble’s Ben Breslow
March 18, 2015
Ben Breslow of Moon Marble Co. shares a bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Edwardsville continues road improvement efforts
March 18, 2015
The city of Edwardsville is hoping to step up its road improvements once again, and with the grant-funded Kansas Avenue project getting underway, it will be a big year for street construction in the city.
Remember When for March 19, 2015
March 17, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25,50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner business owner thanks community for support after injury
March 17, 2015
Suzanne Lee Hern can hardly believe her luck when she gets into the car she purchased last week thanks to donations from the community.