Caroline Boyer Bonner Springs Reporter

Caroline is a Lenexa native and a 1999 graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. She attended the University of Kansas, where she worked for the University Daily Kansan and interned with the Lawrence Journal-World. She graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism in May 2003 and joined the Shawnee Dispatch in September 2003. Caroline briefly worked for the Bonner Springs Chieftain, from January through August of 2004, before returning to the Dispatch as the city reporter. In 2010, she returned to The Chieftain. She lives in Shawnee with her husband and daughter. Send e-mail to Caroline at cboyer@theworldco.info.

Recent stories

Basehor, Bonner districts agree: Block grant funding unfair
March 26, 2015
David Howard said that there are so many moving parts to education funding in Kansas right now that it’s hard to make any plans to take action, even if it is almost sure that school districts will have to make budget cuts.
Bonner animal group says city’s sluggish response was costly
March 24, 2015
An animal rescue group says the city may have wasted taxpayer money by taking too long to resolve an animal control issue.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs librarian Jane Rink
March 24, 2015
Jane Rink, the new children’s coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Edwardsville police implement new body cameras for officers
Bonner still testing its options; Basehor waiting for now
March 19, 2015
The Edwardsville Police Department is in the process of implementing some new technology, and body cameras are among those new items.
Face to Face: Moon Marble’s Ben Breslow
March 18, 2015
Ben Breslow of Moon Marble Co. shares a bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Basehor-Linwood students cover state tourney run with help from community
March 17, 2015
As the community rallied to support the Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team’s trip to the 4A state championship, they even helped out the BLHS student newspaper.
Second to none: Longtime Bonner police chief announces retirement
City planning reception Wednesday
March 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs Police Department’s motto, Nulli Secundis, means “second to none.” And in the last 16-plus years, under the leadership of Chief John Haley, it’s clear that the department has lived up to that motto.
Face to Face: Basehor-Linwood High coach Ross Schwisow
March 4, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School’s Ross Schwisow discusses strength and conditioning in this week’s Face to Face.
Artist hopes Bonner’s ‘Marble Crazy’ event broadens horizons
March 2, 2015
Raven Copeland has been making art with glass for almost as long as Moon Marble Co. has been organizing its annual Marble Crazy event, a celebration of glass artists.
Wyandotte County’s housing growth continues
February 26, 2015
Western Wyandotte County is becoming more than just the place to be — it’s the place to live.

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Recent photos

Jane Rink, children's coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library.

Ben Breslow of Moon Marble Co.

Bonner Springs Police Chief John Haley will retire next week.

Ryne Huff, BSHS history and sociology teacher.

Melinda Nolting (center) leads the Zumba class at the Bonner Springs Community Center Tuesday.

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