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Remember When for April 25, 2013
April 24, 2013
Events from this week reported in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Festival balloon launch to honor late city clerk
April 24, 2013
When Jessica Rogoza’s dad, an Edwardsville firefighter, would bring her to Edwardsville City Hall as a child, she found a special friend in former city clerk, the late Phyllis Freeman.
Smith lauded after 10 years as mayor
April 24, 2013
Several dignitaries from the local and state levels turned out Monday for a retirement reception honoring former Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith.
Sports This Week: April 25-May 1
April 24, 2013
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The art of stealing: Gardea nears BSHS stolen base record
April 24, 2013
The difference between a player scoring and not scoring from second base on a single is speed. Some players have it and others don’t. Luis Gardea has it.
Council votes to pursue light at Stone Creek Drive/South Park
April 24, 2013
The Tonganoxie City Council has focused its attention on a traffic signal at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Stone Creek Drive/South Park.
Briefly: BSHS, BLHS girls soccer teams each lose halftime leads
April 24, 2013
The Bonner Springs girls soccer team took a 2-1 halftime lead against Bishop Miege, scoring both goals in the first five minutes of play, but the Stags held on for a 6-2 victory on Friday.
Basehor-Linwood, Bonner Springs track and field adjust to uncanny spring weather
April 24, 2013
Despite 20 years of coaching track and field, Bonner Springs girls coach Bill Downing experienced a first this season. “This is the longest I’ve gone without wearing shorts,” Downing said on Tuesday, after the Bonner Springs Invitational was postponed a second time.
Food: Carry-out from your own kitchen: Fried rice with spring veggies
April 24, 2013
Starchy, crunchy and flavorful, fried rice is a deeply satisfying dish no matter what you add to it. And you can add just about any vegetable or protein you care to name, fresh or left over.