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A look at news from the Basehor area


Trooper: Gardner teenager dies in single-car wreck
October 6, 2014
Troopers say a northeast Kansas teenager has been killed in a single-vehicle accident.
A Brave Crescendo: BSHS band program sees a resurgence in participation
October 2, 2014
The resurgence of the Bonner Springs High School band program was exemplified last week, when the marching band held its fifth annual invitational event.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Mike Clouse
October 1, 2014
Mike Clouse of the 3rd Street Asylum shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Crafty Bonner nonprofit seeks to create art, benefit children
October 1, 2014
Roberta Hicks said it’s hard to explain, in just a few words, all that she wants her new non-profit organization to accomplish.
Bonner arts alliance planning fall festival
September 30, 2014
It doesn’t seem that long since the first-ever Bonner Springs Arts Festival in June, but the Bonner Springs Arts Alliance is already hard at work preparing another event, the Autumn Arts Fest.
Remember When for Oct. 2, 2014
September 29, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner farm again to participate in ‘Alpaca Farm Days’
September 25, 2014
A Bonner Springs area farm will once again participate in Alpaca Farm Days, an event in which alpaca breeders from across the United States and Canada will invite the public to come to their farm or ranch.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs esthetician Marcy Masters
September 25, 2014
Marcy Masters, owner of Face It … Beautifully, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column
Kansas bomb squad detonates suspected pipe bomb
September 24, 2014
Kansas City, Kan., police say they’ve detonated what appeared to be a pipe bomb that a 4-year-old boy found near his bus stop and brought home.
The Chieftain to take on a new look
September 24, 2014
Next week, you will notice a change in the format and design of your newspaper.
Bonner homes tour aims to inspire renovators
September 24, 2014
The Crouches are ready to show off their renovated home, which is why they are taking part in this year’s Fall Home and Garden Tour, benefiting the USD 204 Education Foundation.
John Brown to come to life again tonight at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
September 23, 2014
John Brown has come to life in re-enactments at the Black Jack Battlefield in southern Douglas County and at other venues, including area classrooms.
Bonner family, organizations thankful for local business’s support
September 23, 2014
Brian Wagner found it a little hard to take it all in Sept. 13, when an estimated 800 people came through Downtown Bonner Springs in an effort to help the Wagner family.
Basehor, Tonganoxie VFWs plan benefit for local man
September 22, 2014
A Bingo and Brunch Fundraiser in planned this weekend to help a local man with a traumatic brain injury.