Local news

New Bonner library director hopes to add programming for adults, Hispanics
December 18, 2014
Jack Granath says libraries face many challenges with the onset of technology, and libraries have had various means of responding to those challenges.
K-7 and I-70 ramp opens, bridge to be removed
December 17, 2014
The Kansas Department of Transportation today opened the new ramp from Kansas Highway 7 to eastbound Interstate 70, which is accessed at Speaker Road south of I-70.
Program to detail history of Bonner’s Kuhn Cannery
December 17, 2014
The Wyandotte County Extension Office next month will offer a program detailing the history of a Bonner Springs business.
Bonner looks to transfer management of public housing to outside entity
December 17, 2014
After nearly 45 years of operating its own Public Housing Authority, the city of Bonner Springs wants to transfer management of the authority to another entity.
New downtown Bonner antiques store hopes to wow customers
December 17, 2014
After 20 years of collecting, Tamera and Patrick Paine may have just about anything a customer would want, even if it isn’t on public display at their new business, Yowza Antiques.
Remember When for Dec. 18, 2014
December 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor, Bonner Jayhawks graduate
December 15, 2014
A number of Basehor- and Bonner Springs-area residents are among the nearly 1,250 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall.
Bonner Springs man sentenced in Leavenworth County for explosives, drug possession
December 15, 2014
Leavenworth County District Court last week sentenced a Bonner Springs man to 52 months in prison for the possession of drugs, guns and explosives.
Bonner City Clerk marks last day after 37 years with the city
December 12, 2014
A framed poster hanging on the wall in Rita Hoag’s office provided inspiration on her toughest days
Sew generous: Trio uses Bonner Springs shop as base for charitable sewing projects
December 10, 2014
Elaine Kramer, Phyllis Greenlee and Carol Stuckwisch meet for about three hours every Wednesday morning to create items at Sunflower Embroidery, which allows them the use of its sewing machines and thread for their projects. They don’t have a name for their group’s efforts; they do all that they do in the name of keeping busy and good will toward others.
Bonner Springs plans retirement reception for city clerk
December 9, 2014
The city of Bonner Springs will hold a public reception Dec. 22 to honor Rita Hoag, city clerk, who is retiring from the city after more than 37 years of service to the citizens of Bonner Springs.
Bonner Springs man charged in Lowe’s shooting death
December 9, 2014
Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome A. Gorman today announced that George Daniel Lingenfelser, 28, of Bonner Springs has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Janet Billings.
Remember When for Dec. 11, 2014
December 9, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner police seek information after 2nd Ag Hall burglary
December 9, 2014
Bonner Springs police are seeking assistance from the public after the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was burglarized for the second time in the last three months.
Bonner Springs library welcomes new leader
December 9, 2014
Monday was the first day for the Bonner Springs City Library’s new library director.

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