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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
Colin Powell honored at Fort Leavenworth
September 7, 2014
A bust has been added to a Buffalo Soldier monument at Fort Leavenworth honoring former secretary of state and military leader Colin Powell.
Kansas City Connection: The circus comes to town, and the return of Ren Fest
September 7, 2014
School may be back in session, but those looking to treat their families to some fun performances and outdoor activities will have some good chances to do so this week in the Kansas City area.
Bobcat volleyball off to 5-0 start
September 5, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team knew a hot start was important this season, and the Bobcats more than delivered in their first two outings.
BLHS girls win, boys 2nd at cross country opener
September 5, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood cross country teams opened their season Thursday as hosts of the Bobcat Invitational, which took place at Wyandotte County Park.
BLHS football opens tonight vs. Baldwin
September 5, 2014
A summer full of preparation is in the books, and the wait has nearly reached its end. The dawn of a new era of Bobcat football is just a few hours away.
The Chieftain’s Pet of the Week: Jazzy
September 5, 2014
Jazzy is a 1-year-old Pit Bull Terrier available for adoption through Bonner Animal Rescue.
Leavenworth County Democrats plan picnic fundraiser
September 5, 2014
The Leavenworth County Democrats are planning a second annual picnic fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 20 at VFW Park in Tonganoxie, 900 E. First St.
Bobcat soccer takes down Tonganoxie
September 5, 2014
Looking for its second win in three games, the Basehor-Linwood soccer team decided to spread the love.
Kansas seeing increase in whooping cough
September 4, 2014
State health official say whooping cough cases are increasing across Kansas, with Pottawatomie County particularly hard hit.
Kansas State: Possible info leak in 1 department
September 4, 2014
Kansas State University officials say personal information from applicants for its graduate program in agronomy might have been exposed on the Internet.
Sentencing delayed for man who stole woman’s ring
September 4, 2014
One of three men suspected of stealing a wedding ring from a dying woman at a Wichita restaurant will be sentenced in October.
Kansas doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud
September 4, 2014
A Leavenworth physician has been convicted of defrauding the Medicaid program by billing for services he didn’t perform and altering patients’ records.
Bonner thrift stores doing well so far, despite competition
Locally-owned Hidden Treasures making efforts to maintain market share
September 4, 2014
Hidden Treasures Thrift Shop in Downtown Bonner Springs has a new slogan of sorts: “The local thrift shop that supports local charity.”
Wichita zoo at risk of losing elephants
September 3, 2014
A Kansas zoo will lose its accreditation to have elephants if its officials can’t find a way to upgrade the animals’ enclosure.
Pittsburg police seeking vandals of public art
September 3, 2014
The Pittsburg Police Department says it is looking for vandals who damaged several fiberglass footballs that were part of a public art project called SEK Art Fest.
Kansas group plans crowd funding for rural works
September 3, 2014
The Kansas Sampler Foundation plans to support projects aimed at helping rural communities with a new website similar to the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter.
Report: 7 percent of corn harvested in Kansas
September 3, 2014
Some Kansas farmers are busy preparing for fall seeding of their winter wheat crop, while others are harvesting this season’s corn crop.
Basehor VFW earns top state honor
September 3, 2014
Basehor VFW Post 11499 has earned an important statewide honor for the past year — and at a time when the requirements to earn the honor have become more stringent.
Bonner Springs Rotary’s Speakeasy event to benefit two organizations
September 3, 2014
Some aspiring flappers could be the bee’s knees in a couple months.
New Bonner business offers computer aid
September 3, 2014
A soon-to-be Bonner Springs resident is laying the foundation for his business before he has even officially moved to the city.