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A look at news from the Basehor area


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.
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.
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.
Tonganoxie sunflower field expected to be in full bloom next 2 weekends
03:50 p.m., August 25, 2014 Updated 03:59 p.m.
A popular photo backdrop is expected to be in prime form the next two weekends. Ted and Kris Grinter’s sunflowers should be ready for pictures in the coming days, according to Kris’ blog, krisgrinter.blogspot.com.
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.
Letter: O’Brien not responding to voter’s calls
August 25, 2014
I called Connie O’Brien at least eight times while she was in session and not one time did we connect. I never heard from her in more than two years.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Matt Clough
August 20, 2014
Matt Clough, pastor of the new The Fellowship West church in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Growing heirlooms: Bonner farm provides produce for families, restaurants
August 20, 2014
Looking out over 19 rows of vegetable crops, each 200 to 250 feet long and 6 feet wide, Jim and Deb Crum reflect on how it all got started.
Bonner native ready to take Tiblow Days stage
August 19, 2014
Though he has been playing music in different ways for years, Blake Tuttle said the biggest crowd he has ever performed in front of was maybe 50 people.
Remember When for Aug. 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Tonganoxie business owner faces prescription drug sale charges
August 14, 2014
A Tonganoxie business owner faces charges involving prescription drugs in Leavenworth County District Court.
Bonner Springs diploma completion program for adults now accepting students
August 14, 2014
Michelle Land says she has many stories of adults who were able to finish their high school diploma, and it turned their whole life around.
Locals adopt wild horses, burros at Tonganoxie event
August 13, 2014
Bernie the burro is a popular figure. The animal has been at various events, including the American Royal parade in Kansas City, Mo.
A new tradition: Haunted house preview becoming Tiblow Days staple
August 12, 2014
Bonner Springs’ annual Tiblow Days festival is known for its parade, carnival rides, concerts … and now, ghosts.

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