Local news

Edwardsville council to meet in special workshop
November 20, 2015
Prior to its regular meeting Monday, the Edwardsville City Council will have a work session to discuss details regarding a potential sewer project that would serve the northern portion of the city.
New building planned in southwest Bonner Springs
November 20, 2015
The dilapidated former River Road Inn in southwest Bonner Springs is no more, making way for a potential new building that will help a neighboring business expand.
Santa Express at Ag Hall to include 5K
November 19, 2015
The holidays will get underway at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, with A Santa Express 5K Walk/Run Dec. 5.
Leader of Bonner Community Thanksgiving Dinner ready to hand over reigns
November 19, 2015
After 21 years, LeAnne DeTar Newbert says she is handing the reigns of the Bonner Springs Community Thanksgiving Dinner to the next generation.
Bonner Springs business group selects ‘Woman of the Year’
November 18, 2015
The Bonner Springs Business and Professional Women marked the 70th anniversary of their club in a Nov. 10 ceremony and presented their Community Business Woman of the Year award to LeAnne DeTar Newbert, M.D.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary teacher Ea Trumbo
November 18, 2015
This week’s Face to Face subject is Ea Trumbo, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Month for November.
Giving your 2 cents: Unified Government gathers comments on spending expected revenue increase
STAR bond payoff should increase sales tax revenues by $12 million annually
November 18, 2015
Unified Government Mayor Mark Holland told a crowd at the Bonner Springs High School auditorium Tuesday to have some fun.
Remember When for Nov. 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville purchases new multi-use fire truck
November 16, 2015
A new fire apparatus should prove useful in several different emergency situations for the Edwardsville Fire Departments and other first responders.
Meetings seek input on K-32 corridor’s future
November 12, 2015
Government officials are asking the public to give input on the future of the Kansas Highway 32 corridor in Wyandotte County.
Bonner YMCA volunteer receives award
November 12, 2015
A Bonner Springs woman is being recognized as one of the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s 2015 Spirit of Service Award winners.
Bonner parks and rec seeks ‘healthy lunch’ photos
November 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging citizens to participate in the American Diabetes Association’s National Healthy Lunch Day on Tuesday with a raffle contest for a pair of 2016 Aquatic Park Day Passes.
Edwardsville council tables effort to install northern sewer line
Council asks for more information on alternate line, available grants
November 11, 2015
A proposal for installation of infrastructure seen as necessary for development in northern Edwardsville was put on hold Monday.
Remember When for Nov. 12, 2015
November 10, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.