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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
 
33%
I don’t usually go to thrift shops.
 
22%
Goodwill
 
16%
Salvation Army
 
14%
I prefer stores in other communities (Savers in Shawnee, etc.)
 
7%
I go to all equally.
 
5%
Total 54
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic
September 17, 2014
The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007.
Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry’s design
September 17, 2014
A federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall is considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s design after years of controversy over the project.
BLHS volleyball downs Tonganoxie in straight sets
September 17, 2014
After a 3-3 showing and a sixth-place finish Saturday at the Lansing Invitational, the Basehor-Linwood High volleyball team was in need of a boost.
Basehor seniors testing out new Garmin technology
September 17, 2014
Residents at Country Place Senior Living are showing that seniors can test out new technology.
Kansas gets $3.8M federal grant for conservation
September 17, 2014
Kansas will receive $3.8 million in conservation funding to help landowners protect key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands.
Leavenworth County Humane Society hopes survey sheds light on animal needs
September 17, 2014
Early returns on a Leavenworth County Humane Society survey indicate 97 percent of residents want an animal shelter outside Leavenworth. Most who have taken the survey so far reported they were willing to pay for the service.
John Brown to come to life again next week at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
September 17, 2014
John Brown has come to life in re-enactments at the Black Jack Battlefield in southern Douglas County and at other venues, including area classrooms.
Kansas petitioners work to repeal ordinance
September 17, 2014
A petition to repeal Roeland Park’s anti-discrimination ordinance can move forward, according to the Johnson County legal department.
BLHS soccer beats Immac, falls to Ward
September 17, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood went 1-1 in the last two days, picking up an 8-1 win Monday at home against Leavenworth-Immaculata, then dropping a 4-3 decision Tuesday at Bishop Ward.
Kansas farmers planting wheat, harvesting corn
September 16, 2014
Some Kansas farmers have begun planting next year’s winter wheat while others are busy harvesting corn and sorghum.
Tonganoxie City Council OKs builder ordinance
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie has adopted new licensing regulations for builders and those in related fields. The City Council approved the ordinance, 3-0, at Monday’s regular meeting. Council member Jim Truesdell was absent, while Chris Donnelly abstained. Donnelly said after the meeting he did not vote because it was a conflict of interest. The local banker also is a builder himself.
Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 16, 2014
Reece and Nichols’ back-to-school fundraiser continues.
Police: Kansas teens charged in party bus robbery
September 16, 2014
Wichita police say they’ve charged four teenagers in the armed robbery of a party bus and the beating of its driver.
Deadline for citywide garage sale ads is Monday
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie’s citywide garage sale is almost here.
TOPS to have informational meeting this Saturday
September 16, 2014
The Taking Off Pounds Sensibly organization has a chapter that meets on Thursday mornings, but it’s looking to expand to offer an evening meeting for those who can’t attend daytime meetings.
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.

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