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Bonner Springs man sentenced in Leavenworth County for explosives, drug possession
December 15, 2014
Leavenworth County District Court last week sentenced a Bonner Springs man to 52 months in prison for the possession of drugs, guns and explosives.
Bonner Springs man charged in Lowe’s shooting death
December 9, 2014
Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome A. Gorman today announced that George Daniel Lingenfelser, 28, of Bonner Springs has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Janet Billings.
Bonner police seek information after 2nd Ag Hall burglary
December 9, 2014
Bonner Springs police are seeking assistance from the public after the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was burglarized for the second time in the last three months.
Basehor hopes to collect more unpaid fines
November 6, 2014
The Basehor City Council at its workshop Monday discussed using a new service to attempt to collect on unpaid city and municipal court fines.
Former Basehor county commissioner dies
October 27, 2014
Funeral services for John Flower, 68, former Leavenworth County Commissioner from Basehor, were held over the weekend.
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.
Basehor, Bonner golfers champions at WyCo senior golf tourney
October 9, 2014
Bob Chatterton of Bonner Springs and Bob Savner of Basehor had winning performances in the 31st annual Wyandotte County Senior Golf Championship, Kansas City’s oldest and largest senior amateur tournament.
Basehor council considers financial software upgrades
October 8, 2014
The Basehor City Council is considering city staff’s request to upgrade the city’s financial software for $101,585.
The Chieftain to take on a new look
September 24, 2014
Next week, you will notice a change in the format and design of your newspaper.
Johnson County looking for man who fired at deputy
September 22, 2014
Dozens of law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who reportedly fired at a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy before fleeing.

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