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A look at news from the Basehor area


Remember When for July 2, 2015
June 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
City budget suggestions cause conflict on Shawnee council
June 29, 2015
New City Council Member Eric Jenkins has proposed some changes to the city’s department structure and budget as the city wraps up its 2016 budget session, which caused some backlash from other members of the council.
Free teen driving program offered this weekend at Bonner Springs amphiteater
June 26, 2015
The Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience is visiting the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater this weekend to help combat the ongoing problem of motor vehicle crashes among teens.
Bonner police investigate aggravated robbery
June 24, 2015
Bonner Springs police are investigating an armed robbery of a vehicle Tuesday in the 600 block of Silverheel Drive.
Face to Face: Don Wheeler, Bonner Springs City Band Commission
June 24, 2015
Don Wheeler, long-time leader of the Bonner Springs City Band Commission, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
24-hour workout facility opens in Bonner Springs
June 24, 2015
For the first time, residents of Bonner Springs have a 24-hour workout facility in their own town — and it’s even got some “extras” not found at similar facilities.
Remember When for June 25, 2015
June 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Off-duty Shawnee firefighter administers CPR to 4-year-old at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 22, 2015
An off-duty firefighter provided CPR to a near-drowning 4-year-old Monday afternoon at Tonganoxie Water Park. The child’s mother told police that she took another child to the park’s slide while family members watched her 4-year-old girl. She said she later noticed the child floating face down in the pool and pulled her out.
Tonganoxie’s Kirby McRill Aventure Walk/Run is Saturday
June 18, 2015
A unique 5K walk that pays homage to a not-so-ordinary namesake is back for its second year Saturday and organizers are hoping several teams sign up in the coming days. The Kirby McRill Adventure Walk and 5K run will start with registration at 7 a.m. Saturday at The Jewel on Main at Fourth and Main streets in the downtown Tonganoxie area.
Tonganoxie police investigating sexual assault case involving 13-year-old
June 17, 2015
Tonganoxie police continue to investigate an alleged sexual assault case involving a 13-year-old girl at an underage party.
Art festival, patriotic celebration to take over Downtown Bonner June 27
June 16, 2015
June 27 will be a day full of entertainment in Downtown Bonner Springs.
Remember When for June 18, 2015
June 15, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville set to turn 100 next month
June 15, 2015
Edwardsville reaches a major milestone next month. Edwardsville became a city of the third class in late July, 1915, making the community 100 years old!
Royals legend helps Gold Glove Week thrive
June 12, 2015
Frank White is no stranger to gold. He did, after all, win eight Gold Gloves during his days as the starting second baseman for the Kansas City Royals. But that color took on a completely different meaning on Friday afternoon at Edwardsville City Park, where White he donated his time to a charity autograph signing.