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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
 
32%
I don’t usually go to thrift shops.
 
20%
Goodwill
 
17%
Salvation Army
 
16%
I prefer stores in other communities (Savers in Shawnee, etc.)
 
8%
I go to all equally.
 
4%
Total 62
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Kobach reappoints Johnson County’s election chief
August 28, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has appointed the top elections official in the state’s most populous county to another four-year term.
Bobcat volleyball eager to erase sub-state championship defeat
August 28, 2014
If you want to fire up the Basehor-Linwood High volleyball team, just mention the Piper Pirates.
Report: Student loan education efforts lacking
August 28, 2014
A new report finds that most universities aren’t offering students enough help in understanding the financial burden posed by student loans.
Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name
August 28, 2014
The well-known Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que restaurant is changing its name to reflect that it has no ties to Oklahoma.
Women for Kansas rally to open convention
August 27, 2014
A grassroots group called Women for Kansas is planning a public rally to open its “Taking Back Kansas” convention.
Creative critters in Leavenworth County?
Animals create ‘art’ for local Humane Society
August 27, 2014
One person’s art is an animal’s chance to traipse across some tarp.
Kansas town to begin rebuilding its downtown
August 27, 2014
A south-central Kansas community that lost a downtown block to a fire five years ago is preparing to start rebuilding.
Girls golf opens season at Cat Classic
August 27, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood girls golf team opened its season Tuesday at Mill Valley’s Cat Classic at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence.
BLHS soccer eyes improvement in Jones’ second year
August 27, 2014
With a full year’s experience now on his resume, Basehor-Linwood High soccer coach Erik Jones doesn’t have to look hard to find improvement.
Judge won’t challenge state panel’s findings
August 27, 2014
A Kansas judge is not challenging a state panel’s recommendation that he be disciplined for violating judicial conduct rules.
Bacon tasting new feature of KC Renaissance Festival
August 27, 2014
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival opens its 2014 season this weekend at its grounds in Bonner Springs.
Kansas farmers preparing for fall wheat seeding
August 26, 2014
The latest government agricultural snapshot notes that Kansas farmers have been busy preparing wheat fields for fall seeding.
New state park near Hutchinson opens quietly
August 26, 2014
After a decade of planning, a new state park northeast of Hutchinson quietly opened its campground this week.
Small Kansas college houses students in hotel
August 26, 2014
A small south-central Kansas college is housing some students in a hotel to deal with a big increase in student enrollment.
Bonner poker run to provide animal air masks
August 26, 2014
The beneficiaries of an upcoming poker run aren’t unique, but the items that funds raised will actually purchase are a little out of the ordinary.
2 killed in separate Kansas City-area shootings
August 25, 2014
Police say two people were found dead within an hour in separate weekend shootings in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
3.0 earthquake reported in southern Kansas
August 25, 2014
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southern Kansas.
Remember When for Aug. 28, 2014
August 25, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Jim Finley: A true Bonner Springs citizen
August 25, 2014
Last week, Bonner Springs lost one of our outstanding citizens and a local icon when Jim Finley passed away.
Emporia State modernizing engraving program
August 25, 2014
A fine-arts degree program that Emporia State University says is unique in the country is being enhanced with a gift from the company that helped start the program.