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A look at news from the Basehor area


Wyandotte County deputy shot during robbery
March 4, 2015
Wyandotte County officials say an off-duty deputy was shot and critically wounded when he walked into a convenience store early Wednesday during an armed robbery.
Bonner small business awarded by SBDC
March 3, 2015
The Kansas Small Business Development Center statewide network recently announced the 2015 Existing and Emerging Businesses of the Year, including one local business.
Artist hopes Bonner’s ‘Marble Crazy’ event broadens horizons
March 2, 2015
Raven Copeland has been making art with glass for almost as long as Moon Marble Co. has been organizing its annual Marble Crazy event, a celebration of glass artists.
Remember When for March 5, 2015
March 2, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Wyandotte County’s housing growth continues
February 26, 2015
Western Wyandotte County is becoming more than just the place to be — it’s the place to live.
Bonner’s Zumba classes create fitness ‘family’
February 25, 2015
When Traci Mayberry first tried Zumba a couple of years ago, she wasn’t a fan. “I hated it at first because I don’t know how to dance, and I swore I wasn’t going to come back,” she said.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary nurse Tammy Dooley
February 25, 2015
Tammy Dooley, school nurse at Bonner Springs Elementary, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
State officials ready to work with Bonner Springs’s K-7 requests
February 24, 2015
State officials met with Bonner Springs city leaders Monday, six months after the city made several requests regarding future construction along Kansas Highway 7.
Bonner-based Ag Hall past ‘mid-life crisis,’ planning for future
February 24, 2015
As the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame celebrates its 50th year this year, the Ag Hall’s new director, Dawn Gabel, says she thinks it’s only natural that it had something of a “mid-life crisis” last year.
Remember When for Feb. 26, 2015
February 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner drama club provides performance outlet for secondary students
February 18, 2015
A dozen or so middle and high school students wandered about the Bonner Springs High School auditorium, Julia Ybarra-Young trying to find those needed in scene 34.
Organization Orientation: Bonner Springs Rotary Club
February 18, 2015
The Chieftain will introduce local charitable and service groups each month in our new feature, Organization Orientation.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Cynthia Meyer
February 17, 2015
Cynthia Meyer, who became lead pastor at Bonner Springs United Methodist Church in September, shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner USD 204 rolls out red carpet for Kansas Teacher of the Year team
February 11, 2015
As the 2015 Kansas Teacher of the Year team entered Clark Middle School Monday, they headed directly for the “fun” stuff — the recently remodeled Innovative Technology room.