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A look at news from the Basehor area


City closes Kansas Avenue
January 13, 2014
The city of Bonner Springs had to close Kansas Avenue west of 138th Street this afternoon after the road began to crumble.
Last week’s ‘polar vortex’ still better than record lows
January 13, 2014
If you thought it was cold last week when the thermometer dipped below zero you should been around in February, 1905, when we really had bone-chilling weather.
Hollywood Casino set to build hotel this year, UG reports
January 7, 2014
Executives with Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway are making plans to start construction on a casino hotel later this year, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan. announced today.
Remember When for Jan. 9, 2014
January 6, 2014
Stories reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
5 questions: Visiting the dome
December 31, 2013
Kansas Capitol expected to draw visitors with completion of dome
Bonner resident, a political neophyte, aims to be elected governor
December 30, 2013
Tresa McAlhaney isn’t your typical politician. In fact, she’s not even a politician — all the more reason she says she’d be the perfect person to govern the state of Kansas.
Hoping for a better year in 2014
December 30, 2013
Last week during a casual conversation, a friend asked me about my view on what might take place during the coming year. Being a natural optimist, I enthusiastically answered that it was going to be a great 12 months, with lots of progress and growth.
Remember When for Jan. 2, 2014
December 27, 2013
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
5 questions: Christmas clutter
December 24, 2013
With Christmas gifts can come post-holiday clutter. Organizedhome.com offers some tips for yuletide organization.
Couple hopes display inspires holiday cheer, donations
December 23, 2013
Robin Lewis and Robert Werst know that their Christmas light display can be seen from about a mile and a half away at 138th Street and Metropolitan Avenue.
Remember When for Dec. 26, 2013
December 23, 2013
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
On the cusp of major change, 100 years ago
December 23, 2013
A century ago few, if any, Bonner Springs residents realized that the New Year would bring about changes that would reshape the world.
Police: Shawnee bank robbed by man with sawed-off shotgun
December 16, 2013
Shawnee police are investigating an armed robbery at the Intrust Bank near Barker Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway.
Remember When for Dec. 19, 2013
December 16, 2013
Events reported in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.