Local news

Perfect Patch: Kerby Farm part of families’ fall traditions
Bonner pumpkin farm still growing after 11 years
October 14, 2015
Now in its 11th year of operation, Terri Kerby says she still experiences a moment of surprise when families tell her that coming to the Kerby Farm pumpkin patch has become a tradition.
Remember When for Oct. 15, 2015
October 13, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Basehor home builder Casey Conus
October 13, 2015
Leavenworth County home builder Casey Conus shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Face to Face: Basehor teacher Barb Forbes
October 7, 2015
Barb Forbes, second grade teacher at Glenwood Ridge Elementary, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face column.
Cornerstone senior housing moves forward; final approval later this month
October 6, 2015
Some updated details regarding the proposed Cornerstone senior apartment facility were discussed Monday at the Basehor City Council work session meeting.
Remember When for Oct. 8, 2015
October 5, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor library offers book sale, flu shots
October 1, 2015
The Basehor Community Library’s Friends of the Library will have the Fall Book Sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at the library, 1400 158th St.
Basehor students take stage in USM production
October 1, 2015
Two Basehor students are part of the University of Saint Mary theater program’s production of “The Fantasticks,” which will run at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-10.
Basehor council to review proposed development
October 1, 2015
A large development proposed in Basehor is closer to becoming a reality.
Remember When for Oct. 1, 2015
September 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
High on the hog: Knapp Family Farms to show off pigs on Kaw Valley Farm Tour
September 28, 2015
At Knapp Family Farms just outside of Basehor, family members have been raising pigs since 1954.
Retiring nurse last original employee of Bonner nursing facility
September 22, 2015
The last original employee to open Bonner Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation has finally bid the facility farewell.
Remember When for Sept. 24, 2015
September 21, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Basehor chiropractor Scott Runnels
September 16, 2015
Basehor native and new chiropractor Scott Runnels is the subject of this year’s