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News and notes from around town about Bonner Springs, Edwardsville or USD 204.

August 5, 2014

From red to green: citizens impact traffic signal changes

Another example of how residents can make a difference in their city government… and even traffic flow at a main downtown intersection. Plus some local business news.

July 14, 2014

Improving USD 204 schools

USD 204 reviews areas of improvement for next year, plus the fire department goes high-tech, street repaving might finally begin this week, and a few updates on economic development.

June 23, 2014

Following up

This week we follow up on a recent story about a Bonner Springs mother who is using Twitter to try to mow lawns and earn extra money to feed her four children.

June 16, 2014

A World-Class Wrestler

We all know the Bonner Springs area has produced a lot of wrestling stars. But soon we might have a wrestling world champion.

June 10, 2014

A Doodle update

We wanted to share an update that, alas, Colin Garner, Delaware Ridge Elementary fourth grader, did not win this year’s Doodle 4 Google contest.

June 2, 2014

Growing your memory and growing local businesses

A memory-building class, plus a few business notes from around town.

May 26, 2014

Boosting the Bonner Blast

It’s not even June yet, but the members of Downtown Bonner Inc. definitely have July on their mind.

May 16, 2014

Scouts get speedy

Those who don’t have a child in Boy Scouts probably haven’t heard, but there’s a fun scouting event set this weekend at the Kansas Speedway.

May 12, 2014

Vintage chic rules Downtown Bonner

A few business moves are underway in Bonner.

May 5, 2014

Singing for Seniors

A good effort from the Bonner Springs Elementary Choir for May Day, as well as a few school notes and countywide news.

April 28, 2014

Talkin' trash... and water and roads

News and notes from around town.

April 21, 2014

News from around "the Dotte"

News and notes from around town.

April 14, 2014

Business changes in the works

News and notes from around town.

November 21, 2013

Did you hear?

None of the following really qualifies as breaking news, just a few notes from around town we wanted to make sure you knew about...

September 19, 2013

Apartment construction delayed, 134th utility project extended

A few notes from the staff reports included in the packet for the upcoming Bonner Springs City Council meeting.

September 5, 2013

First Responders to be honored

Bonner's First Responders get a nod from the Kansas City Royals; a new downtown Bonner restaurant should open next week; a new retail strip center will be built on K-7; and soccer players — lots and lots of pee-wee soccer players.

August 8, 2013

Simple advice: lock your car doors

Police ask residents to take a simple action to avoid being the target of car burglaries, and school notes from this week's USD 204 Board of Education meeting.

July 24, 2013

The Bonner vs. Basehor "Like" Challenge

The Chieftain wanted to inspire a little friendly, community rivalry.


July 18, 2013

Supporting downtown Bonner

The Bonner Springs City Council discussed a few items related to downtown at their 2014 budget meeting earlier this week.

September 7, 2012

Helping hands

News and notes from around town: