Local news

Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Matt Clough
August 20, 2014
Matt Clough, pastor of the new The Fellowship West church in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner coffee shop plans Vaughn-Trent fundraiser Saturday
August 20, 2014
EJs Coffee Shoppe & Bakery, 128 Oak St., will offer a fundraiser for Vaughn-Trent Community Services during Tiblow Days.
Growing heirlooms: Bonner farm provides produce for families, restaurants
August 20, 2014
Looking out over 19 rows of vegetable crops, each 200 to 250 feet long and 6 feet wide, Jim and Deb Crum reflect on how it all got started.
Bonner native ready to take Tiblow Days stage
August 19, 2014
Though he has been playing music in different ways for years, Blake Tuttle said the biggest crowd he has ever performed in front of was maybe 50 people.
Remember When for Aug. 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner considers options on future K-7 construction
August 14, 2014
The Bonner Springs City Council is considering what items it would like to see as the state moves forward with construction on Kansas Highway 7.
Bonner K-7 ramp to K-32 to close tomorrow
August 14, 2014
The Kansas Department of Transportation plans to close the southbound Kansas Highway 7 ramp to Kansas Highway 32 temporarily tomorrow.
Bonner Springs diploma completion program for adults now accepting students
August 14, 2014
Michelle Land says she has many stories of adults who were able to finish their high school diploma, and it turned their whole life around.
Edwardsville to maintain property tax rate in 2015
USD 204 tax rate to balance out increase in county tax rate
August 13, 2014
The city of Edwardsville won’t raise its property tax rate next year, but it also won’t be planning projects for revenues from its new half-cent special sales tax just yet.
Bonner Mayor’s Banquet deadline approaches
August 13, 2014
The deadline is approaching for sales of tickets to this year’s Tiblow Days Mayor’s Banquet, which is set for 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at Bonner Springs High School, 100 N. McDanield.
A new tradition: Haunted house preview becoming Tiblow Days staple
August 12, 2014
Bonner Springs’ annual Tiblow Days festival is known for its parade, carnival rides, concerts … and now, ghosts.
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week: Monday and Patches
August 12, 2014
This week’s pets of the week are cats Monday and Patches, available for adoption through Bonner Animal Rescue. To meet either of these cats, contact BAR at 913-449-7328.
Bonner Springs and Edwardsville city council agendas for Aug. 11, 2014
August 11, 2014
The following are the Aug. 14, 2014, city council agendas for Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.
Remember When for Aug. 14, 2014
August 11, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs a stop for Sen. Roberts’ town hall meetings
August 8, 2014
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts will continue his traditional listening tour of Kansas with town hall meetings in Johnson, Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties on Aug. 14, and the Wyandotte County meeting will be in Bonner Springs.