Local news

Basehor-Linwood school board discusses $16 million bond issue
January 6, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Board of Education held a planning meeting on Jan. 5 to discuss the upcoming $16 million bond issue that is being prepared to appear on the April 7 election ballot.
Remember When for Jan. 8, 2015
January 5, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Top Stories of 2015: The Year in Review for Basehor, Bonner Springs, Edwardsville
December 31, 2014
The past year saw some major changes for the communities covered by The Chieftain.
Remember When for Jan. 1, 2015
December 29, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor youth group stepping up community service efforts
December 23, 2014
Youth from the First Baptist Church of Basehor have not been taking it easy as the holidays approach.
Basehor sixth on 30 safest Kansas cities list
December 22, 2014
A recent study placed Basehor as the sixth safest city in Kansas, following fifth-ranked Lansing.
Remember When for Dec. 25, 2014
December 22, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood boys rally, hold off Piper
December 17, 2014
Seniors Patrick Muldoon and Carson Fliger combined for 41 points as the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team overcame a sluggish start and defeated Piper 68-63 Tuesday at Piper.
Basehor historical society aims to reach shoe drive goal by Christmas
December 16, 2014
Ken Massingill said it seems like the moment volunteers clean out one massive pile of donated shoes, it is replaced by another at the Basehor Historical Museum.
Face to Face: Basehor history lover Anna Jean Breuer
December 16, 2014
Basehor Historical Museum volunteer Anna Jean Breuer shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Dec. 18, 2014
December 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor, Bonner Jayhawks graduate
December 15, 2014
A number of Basehor- and Bonner Springs-area residents are among the nearly 1,250 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall.
Former Kansas fire chief pleads guilty to theft
December 11, 2014
A former Kansas City-area fire chief has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $14,000 from his township.
USD 458 patron survey results show bond issue support
December 10, 2014
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 patrons greatly support a Career and Technical Education center at the high school, technology expansion and renovations to Basehor and Linwood elementary schools.