Local news

Edwardsville council plans special session on solid waste program
December 10, 2015
The Edwardsville City Council will have a work session to discuss a new trash program at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Jason Schram
December 9, 2015
Jason Schram, PTO volunteer, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Dec. 10, 2015
December 8, 2015
Events reported this week in the Bonner Springs Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner resident continues efforts to establish community choir
December 8, 2015
For Tresa McAlhaney, music has always been a big part of her life.
Fund created to support former BSE staffer
December 1, 2015
The staff at Bonner Springs Elementary has created a donation fund for Tammy Walker, a former paraprofessional at the school.
Funds available for rental assistance through Wyandot Center
December 1, 2015
Wyandot Center is now accepting applications for temporary rental assistance for those with mental health issues through a grant awarded to the community mental health center by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.
Ag Hall adds 5K to Santa Express events
Annual fundraising run will support historic building maintenance
December 1, 2015
There may not be snow, but locals will be dashing through Bonner Springs with Santa at the Dec. 5 Santa Express 5K in support of historic structures at the Ag Hall.
Bonner Good Samaritans return lost ring after discovering owner online
November 30, 2015
Thanks to some Good Samaritans, and the power of social media, a Bonner Springs business owner has her wedding ring back.
Remember When for Dec. 3, 2015
November 30, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Basehor veterinarian Nikki Green
November 27, 2015
Nikki Green of the Wolf Creek Veterinary Clinic is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Annual Breakfast with Santa event set Dec. 5
November 25, 2015
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa event 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E. Third St.
Edwardsville reviews sewer line options
Council members still uncomfortable with option running through KCK
November 25, 2015
An hour-long Edwardsville City Council work session Monday was extended to two hours as council members debated the installation of sewer lines on the city’s north end.
Bonner Rotary club gears up for return of Vaughn-Trent auction
Social services organization in need to maintain operating expenses
November 24, 2015
At the Bonner Springs Rotary Club’s Annual Holiday Banquet, an auction event benefitting Vaughn-Trent Community Services, bidders have been known to bid several hundred dollars on a rather tacky Christmas tie.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs city employee Christina Brake
November 24, 2015
Christina Brake, deputy city clerk in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.