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A look at news from the Basehor area


February: A great month, despite the weather
February 3, 2014
The more I think about, I’ve decided that I like the month of February. It seems to me that it is a “transition” month as we move from the cruelty of January into the promise of spring.
Five great lunch deals in Bonner Springs
February 3, 2014
So you only have about $10 to spend on lunch, but you don’t want fast food? Don’t worry; you have options in Bonner Springs.
Tonganoxie churches offering drug abuse support groups
January 31, 2014
Two churches are offering help with those battling varying types of drug abuse.
Good streets an expensive necessity
January 27, 2014
If there is one common problem shared by cities, counties and states it is providing quality, well-maintained streets and roads.
Remember When for Jan. 30, 2014
January 27, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Tonganoxie man in serious condition following one-vehicle crash
11:44 a.m., January 27, 2014 Updated 11:44 a.m.
A Tonganoxie man is listed in serious condition at an area hospital following a crash south of Tonganoxie.
Five questions; Happy birthday, Kansas!
January 25, 2014
Kansas turns 153 on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
Basehor, Bonner area students on JCCC honor rolls
January 24, 2014
Johnson County Community College listed several Basehor and Bonner Springs area students on its 2013 fall semester honor rolls.
Bonner restaurant’s Super Bowl Sunday sales benefit cancer patient
January 24, 2014
Bonner Springs Pizza Co., 129 Oak St., is teaming up with the Bonner Springs Fire Department to raise funds for young cancer patient Haley Bernard and her family on Super Bowl Sunday.
Bonner Springs’ Valley Feed finds niche with smaller farms
January 23, 2014
How does a farm-based business survive 91 years when the farms it originally served have all but disappeared?
Shawnee man: Caller posed as officer to collect bogus fine
04:20 p.m., January 21, 2014 Updated 04:20 p.m.
For the second time in about a week, a Shawnee resident reported receiving a call from a man posing as a law enforcement officer seeking payment of an unpaid fine.
Bonner Springs, Basehor libraries join in family reading effort
January 21, 2014
Libraries in Basehor, Bonner Springs, Linwood and Tonganoxie are making a joint effort to encourage families to read together next month.
Remember When for Jan. 23, 2014
January 20, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Red Ryder: More than just a BB gun
January 20, 2014
Recently, I was skimming through a brochure advertising toys and I was surprised to find that a Red Ryder BB gun was listed.