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A look at news from the Basehor area


Face to Face: Bonner Springs Toastmaster Ronnie Smith
November 4, 2014
Ronnie Smith shares his experience with the Toastmasters Club in this week’s Face to Face.
Remember When for Nov. 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner woman, given 2nd chance to beat cancer, hopes to inspire donors
October 30, 2014
Jodi Shelton-Langley feels as though she was told to find a needle in a haystack for the second time in the last three years.
Basehor dog boarding business takes over Safe Harbor space
October 29, 2014
It took five years of searching, but Stephanie Stone finally found the perfect location for her business in Basehor.
Bonner Animal Rescue shelter in quarantine
October 28, 2014
Volunteer-run animal shelter Bonner Animal Rescue announced last week that it will not be able to accept or adopt out any pets until further notice.
Girl shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas
October 27, 2014
Kansas City, Kansas police are investigating the death of a 10-year-old girl in a drive-by shooting.
Remember When for Oct. 30, 2014
October 27, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Edwardsville Kiwanis to welcome former Royals player
October 24, 2014
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club announced that they expect to welcome former Kansas City Royals player at the club’s Nov. 6 meeting.
Doggone Good: Edwardsville dog training classes draw from all over metro
October 23, 2014
Cynthia Clark says she often brings her dogs with her to outdoor festivals or other public events, and people are amazed at how well the dogs behave in large crowds.
Basehor mahjongg league donates funds
October 22, 2014
On Monday, the Four Winds Mahjongg League presented a check to Paws for Freedom, a Tonganoxie not-for-profit.
Face to Face: Basehor club leader Suzie Feheske
October 21, 2014
Basehor’s Suzie Feheske, who introduced the community to the joys of the game mahjongg, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Oct. 23, 2014
October 20, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Candidate questionnaire: Willie Dove, House Dist. 38
October 20, 2014
Willie Dove is the incumbent Republican from rural Bonner Springs running against Democrat Jan Pringle for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Kansas names 3 new innovative school districts
October 15, 2014
The Kansas State Board of Education has added three school districts to a program that allows them to operate with less regulation in hopes of boosting student performance.