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A look at news from the Basehor area


Face to Face: USD 204 administrative assistant Stormi Vitt
May 6, 2015
USD 204’s Stormi Vitt, who recently earned an Honoring Excellence award from the Education Foundation, shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Semi trailer hits 2 buffalo east of Tonganoxie
May 5, 2015
A semi-tractor trailer struck two buffalo early Monday just east of Tonganoxie. The vehicle, which was headed east on U.S. Highway 24-40, struck and killed two buffalo that had wandered onto the highway between Stone Creek/South Park Drive and 206th Street.
Remember When for May 7, 2015
May 4, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Donation account created for toddler injured in lawnmower accident
May 4, 2015
A Go Fund Me account has been created to support the family of Richard Brock, the 15-month-old severely injured in a lawn mower accident last week.
Senior Center volunteers tutor Bonner second graders in reading
April 30, 2015
Nancy McGowan is one of about a dozen members of the Bonner Springs Senior Center who have been spending an hour with Bonner Springs Elementary second grade students each Tuesday morning for the past two and a half months.
Bonner’s 9th annual Marble Day debuts mascot
April 29, 2015
Marble Day is nearly 10 years old, but for the first time this year, it will have an official mascot.
Remember When for April 30, 2015
April 28, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Attitudes slowly changing as awareness of mental health issues increases
April 28, 2015
May will be observed as Mental Health Month, and the theme for this year’s observance reflects changing attitudes.
Fascinating fasteners: Bonner woman shares button hobby through ‘traveling museum’
April 21, 2015
Lise McIntyre admits that when she first learned that there was such a thing as a button club almost 25 years ago, she thought it was weird.
Remember When for April 23, 2015
April 20, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Organization Orientation: Bonner Springs Business and Professional Women
April 16, 2015
Learn about the Business and Professional Women, or BPW, in Bonner Springs with this month’s Organization Orientation.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Senior Center’s Gloria Ochoa
April 16, 2015
Learn about Gloria Ochoa, director of the Bonner Springs Senior Center, in this week’s Face to Face column.
Adult students find success with Bonner-based diploma completion program
April 15, 2015
Zach Purdue makes no bones about why he wasn’t able to graduate from high school. “A bad attitude and authority problems,” the Bonner Springs resident said.
Remember When for April 16, 2015
April 13, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.