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Which Bonner Springs thrift shop do you prefer?

Response Percent
I try Hidden Treasures (Vaughn-Trent) before going anywhere else to support our local nonprofit
I don’t usually go to thrift shops.
Salvation Army
I prefer stores in other communities (Savers in Shawnee, etc.)
I go to all equally.
Total 47
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Public hearing this week on proposed gun signage
September 16, 2014
Kansas officials are holding a public hearing this week on proposed signs to be placed on buildings where firearms are prohibited.
Brownback staffer’s dad behind Taylor motion
September 16, 2014
A man who filed a brief asking the Kansas Supreme Court to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot in the U.S. Senate race is the father of a staffer for Gov. Sam Brownback.
BLHS football gets defensive in win at Lansing
September 15, 2014
In its season opener, Basehor-Linwood High relied on some late heroics by its offense to pull out a victory. The Bobcats improved to 2-0 last week, but this time, they put the game in the hands of their defense.
Basehor-area students noted as Kansas Honor Scholars
September 15, 2014
Nineteen Basehor-Linwood High School students will be honored Sept. 24 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
7 protected white pelicans shot in Kansas
September 15, 2014
A game warden in northern Kansas is asking the public for help to find anyone connected to the shooting death of seven American white pelicans.
Kansas efficiency taskforce to meet this week
September 15, 2014
A wide range of topics will be on the table when a new Kansas commission meets to look for efficiencies within the state’s public school system.
KCC investment rulings might save customers money
September 15, 2014
Kansas Corporation Commission decisions on utility investments could save customers millions of dollars.
Garage sales serve many purposes
September 15, 2014
No matter where you go you’ll find neighborhoods hosting a legion of garage sales. Certainly they are extremely popular with most people.
Remember When for Sept. 18, 2014
September 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Analysis: Kobach at center of Kansas Senate drama
September 14, 2014
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s position as chief Kansas elections officer is allowing him to play a marquee role in the political drama surrounding Democrat Chad Taylor’s attempt to get off the ballot in the U.S. Senate race.
Kansas City Connection: Lots to do in KC this fall
September 14, 2014
If you ask me, fall is the best time of year to explore Kansas City. In addition to the bright colors and pleasantly cool temperatures, an abundance of festivals, concerts and activities make an autumn visit to KC a must. Here are a few seasonal highlights and ideas for what to check out.
Small Kansas towns seeing movie theater revival
September 14, 2014
In an era where watching movies is as easy as logging onto the Internet or making a selection from a supermarket display, small communities across Kansas are reviving old theaters to give residents a place to socialize while taking in the latest flick.
Vietnam vet named grand marshal for Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade
September 12, 2014
A Vietnam veteran who grew up in Leavenworth will be this year’s Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade grand marshal.
BLHS cross country runs well at SFT
05:16 p.m., September 12, 2014 Updated 04:02 p.m.
The Basehor-Linwood cross country team returned to action Thursday at the McBurney Invitational, hosted by Santa Fe Trail in Carbondale.
Baldwin defeats BLHS in soccer clash
September 12, 2014
Basehor-Linwood took a 1-0 lead into the break, but Baldwin responded with three unanswered goals in a 3-1 victory in a non-league meeting Thursday at BLHS.
Kansas high court to hear offender registry case
September 11, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday on whether to uphold a judge’s ruling that removed a convicted child molester’s name from the state’s offender registry — a case with implications for hundreds, if not thousands, of people whose listing requirements were retroactively lengthened.
Suspicious man turns out to be new school employee
September 11, 2014
Reports of a suspicious man seen trying to get into a southern Kansas school turned out to be a new employee who forgot the correct way to enter the building.
Commission approves $3.5M for Westar Energy
September 11, 2014
Westar Energy has agreed to delay a request for a rate increase related to nuclear power plant upgrades as part of an agreement approved by a state commission.
Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 11, 2014
Reece and Nichols is having its third annual back-to-school fundraiser.
2 executives offer to pay for Kemper destruction
September 11, 2014
Two executives are offering to pay for the demolition of Kemper Arena with their own money.