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A look at news from the Basehor area


Tranckino twins recover from reconstructive brain surgery
April 23, 2014
Blake and Lance Tranckino had successful reconstructive surgery on their skulls earlier this month and are well on their way to recovery.
Bonner native on 2nd place KU team in state math competition
April 22, 2014
University of Kansas undergraduate students took first and second place in the team competition as well as individual awards at the ninth Kansas Collegiate Math Competition, March 29 at Emporia State University, and a Bonner Springs native was a member of the second-place team.
The Chieftain’s Pet of the Week: Phoebe
April 22, 2014
Phoebie is a 9-month-old tortoiseshell calico kitten, who loves attention from people and loves to “torment” other kitties.
Remember When for April 24, 2014
April 21, 2014
News reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Tonganoxie man indicted on federal child porn charges
April 17, 2014
A Tonganoxie resident previously convicted of second-degree murder, as well as aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, has been charged in federal court with possession of child pornography.
Remember When for April 17, 2014
April 14, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Three dead in Kansas City Jewish community shootings
April 13, 2014
Three people were shot and killed Sunday afternoon in suburban Kansas City, and a spokeswoman for a local hospital said a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition.
Tonganoxie man killed in motorcycle wreck; funeral Saturday
02:24 p.m., April 8, 2014 Updated 02:24 p.m.
A 20-year-old Tonganoxie man died Sunday in a motorcycle crash near Perry in Jefferson County.
Parents as Teachers: Blocks still relevant, important toys
April 8, 2014
On March 29, the Bonner Springs City Library and Parents as Teachers hosted Books, Blocks and Bubbles Young Child Fair. Over 300 people attended and participated in many activities.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.
Remember When for April 10, 2014
April 7, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs interchange work about to ramp up
April 7, 2014
So far during the construction of the new northwest and southwest ramps of Interstate 70 and Kansas Highway 7, about 292,000 cubic yards of soil has been placed.
Remember When for April 3, 2014
March 31, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Chameleon King: Bonner Springs resident has unique hobby
March 31, 2014
Ted Kasckow peers into the cage, trying to point out each of his three newest purchases. “That’s the fun part about chameleons — trying to find them,” he notes.
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials warn of phone scam
March 28, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials are warning businesses to be aware of someone trying to sell advertising for a school-related activity calendar.

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