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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
 
28%
Goodwill
 
21%
Salvation Army
 
20%
I don’t usually go to thrift shops.
 
19%
I prefer stores in other communities (Savers in Shawnee, etc.)
 
6%
I go to all equally.
 
3%
Total 78
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
The Chieftain’s Pet of the Week: Dottie
September 19, 2014
Dottie is available for adoption at Bonner Animal Rescue.
Edwardsville website business thinks outside the WordPress box
September 19, 2014
Paul Adams is a self-proclaimed geek — even in his spare time, he is constantly reading to learn about the latest in technology.
Hike, bike trail to open on KCK levee
September 18, 2014
A new hiking and biking trail is opening on a Kansas River levee in Kansas City, Kansas.
Staff members at Kansas universities get pay raise
September 18, 2014
Staff at five of six Kansas universities who voted to leave the civil service have received their first raises in several years.
Task force to consider school efficiency in Kansas
September 18, 2014
A new commission tasked with looking for efficiencies within Kansas’ public school system is scheduled to meet Thursday at the Statehouse.
Basehor charity golf tourney to include flyover Friday
September 18, 2014
The Food Industry Serving Heroes Charity Golf Tournament is set for 8 a.m. Friday at Falcon Lakes Golf Club, Basehor.
Tonganoxie American Legion gun show, flea market Sept. 27-28
September 18, 2014
Tonganoxie American Legion Post 41 will have a benefit gun show and flea market later this month. The local post will have the event from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Bonner veteran takes part in Sept. 11 Honor Flight
September 18, 2014
Patriot Day was so named in honor of those who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001, but last week, it also served as a very special day for a true patriot from Bonner Springs.
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.
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.