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A look at news from the Basehor area


Legends’ annual tree-lighting set
November 12, 2014
Legends Outlets Kansas City is kicking off the holiday season with its 10th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, including displays of animated lights synchronized to music, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 22.
Preliminary hearing set in Jewish site shootings
November 12, 2014
An avowed white supremacist from Missouri who is accused in the fatal shooting of three people at two Kansas Jewish sites is expected in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to take his case to trial.
Bonner Springs resident with Basehor ties marks 100 years
November 12, 2014
Norma Curtice says she doesn’t believe there is any big secret of longevity for her mother, Bernice Dannefer, who celebrates her 100th birthday today.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Waneta Jones
November 11, 2014
Bonner Springs native and famous “Dairy Queen lady” Waneta Jones shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Nov. 13, 2014
November 10, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Spay and neuter transport planned next week
November 7, 2014
Leavenworth County Humane Society’s next pet spay/neuter transport is next week, Nov. 13-14 from Tonganoxie’s Public Works building.
Ag Hall in Bonner hopes to take ‘baby steps’
November 6, 2014
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s plan for the future is based on baby steps.
Bonner library director credited with integrating library into heart of community
November 5, 2014
It is nearly impossible to encapsulate all of the growth the Bonner Springs City Library has seen in the last 16 years under the leadership of director Kimberly Beets.
District attorney seeks possible victims following sexual battery charges at Providence
November 4, 2014
The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s office last month charged a former Provident Medical Center employee with sexual battery and is now seeking other possible victims.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Toastmaster Ronnie Smith
November 4, 2014
Ronnie Smith shares his experience with the Toastmasters Club in this week’s Face to Face.
Remember When for Nov. 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner woman, given 2nd chance to beat cancer, hopes to inspire donors
October 30, 2014
Jodi Shelton-Langley feels as though she was told to find a needle in a haystack for the second time in the last three years.
Basehor dog boarding business takes over Safe Harbor space
October 29, 2014
It took five years of searching, but Stephanie Stone finally found the perfect location for her business in Basehor.
Bonner Animal Rescue shelter in quarantine
October 28, 2014
Volunteer-run animal shelter Bonner Animal Rescue announced last week that it will not be able to accept or adopt out any pets until further notice.