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A look at news from the Basehor area


Leader of Bonner Community Thanksgiving Dinner ready to hand over reigns
November 19, 2015
After 21 years, LeAnne DeTar Newbert says she is handing the reigns of the Bonner Springs Community Thanksgiving Dinner to the next generation.
Remember When for Nov. 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Nov. 12, 2015
November 10, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Nov. 5, 2015
November 3, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs chiropractor Martha Aitkens
November 3, 2015
Martha Aitkens, longtime Bonner Springs chiropractor, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face.
Tonganoxie police asking for help in finding missing resident
October 29, 2015
Tonganoxie police are asking for the public’s assistance in a missing-person case. Law enforcement officials are trying to find Loretta J. Jewell, 57, a Tonganoxie resident who has been missing nearly two weeks.
Township firefighters add EMS equipment
October 28, 2015
The Reno and Sherman township fire departments in Leavenworth County have implemented a new medical program in their response areas.
Remember When for Oct. 29, 2015
October 27, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Once a relatively minor holiday, Halloween has had a major marketing boost
October 27, 2015
Probably one of the best marketing programs in history turned Halloween from a relatively minor celebration to a major event.
Final Harvest: Bush Farm prepares for last day
October 27, 2015
Rose Jean Oliver believes she has been picking greens at Bush Farm in Edwardsville for a good 40 years.
Great Midwest Balloon Fest looks for great weather this weekend
October 20, 2015
Robbie Small has one message she wants to spread: The weather this weekend should be just about perfect for a festival dedicated to hot air balloons.
Remember When for Oct. 22, 2015
October 19, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Perfect Patch: Kerby Farm part of families’ fall traditions
Bonner pumpkin farm still growing after 11 years
October 14, 2015
Now in its 11th year of operation, Terri Kerby says she still experiences a moment of surprise when families tell her that coming to the Kerby Farm pumpkin patch has become a tradition.
Remember When for Oct. 15, 2015
October 13, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.