Nicole Kelley

Nicole Kelley was a reporter/copy editor with the Bonner Springs Chieftain/Basehor Sentinel. She began working for The World Co. in May 2007 at The Lansing Current. She left The Chieftain in the summer of 2010.

Recent stories

Pumpkin season to carry on despite weather woes
September 23, 2010
Area pumpkin growers are dealing with a tough season for the pumpkin crop as Mother Nature dealt the area a difficult hand of extreme heat and rain.
Man 0, Papa Bob’s 1 in national TV challenge
August 19, 2010
Customers and supporters crowded into Papa Bob’s BBQ restaurant to watch the premiere of the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” episode featuring the Bonner Springs restaurant.
Response at California gig energizes local band
August 19, 2010
As the last chord of the last song was played, David Pilgrim looked out into the screaming crowd and said, “That’s the best sound I’ve heard all night.”
Lyric Opera camp opens minds of youth
August 12, 2010
For the past four years, Kat Kasckow has spent two weeks of her summer vacation singing opera.
GOP congressional office seekers downplay political experience
July 27, 2010
Nine candidates are vying for a chance to be the party’s nominee for the seat, which is now held by Dennis Moore, a Democrat who chose not to seek re-election. Of those nine, seven are without any past legislative experience, which they say is a reason to vote for them.
Man vs. Food’ visits Bonner
July 21, 2010
With a crowd of 120 people yelling, and the high-fives flying, Adam Richman makes his way to a single table at the front of Papa Bob’s BBQ in Bonner Springs.
Local girl travels to California for national Braille competition
July 7, 2010
Ashlee Thao sits at her desk in her bedroom — a common place to find the Bonner Springs 9-year-old whose seemingly insatiable thirst for knowledge keeps her up at all hours of the night.
Officials break ground at Hollywood casino site
April 30, 2010
As officials prepared to break ground Friday morning on Wyandotte County’s new Hollywood Casino, growth was at the forefront of most people’s mind.
Marble Days organizers ready for 4th annual celebration
April 28, 2010
The fourth annual Marble Days event is approaching and organizers say they’re pulling out the stops when it comes to silliness and wackiness this year.
Tea party rally draws thousands in support of lowering taxes
April 15, 2010
Thousands of people attended a tea party rally Thursday, April 15, to show their frustrations with the financial situation of the federal government and their support for lowering taxes.

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Recent photos

Visitors last year to Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch pick out their pumpkins. This year's pumpkin crop is going to be less than ideal according to area pumpkin farmers.

Officials involved with Wyandotte County's new Hollywood Casino break ground Friday morning at the casino future site next to the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. Pictured are: (from left) Jeff Boerger, president of Kansas Speedway Development Corporation; Joe Reardon, mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County; Ed Van Petten, Kansas Lottery executive director; William Falstad, commissioner of the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission; Troy Findley, lieutenant governor of Kansas; and Tim Wilmott, president and chief operating officer of Penn National Gaming.

Tea party rally Thursday, April 15.

Tea party rally Thursday, April 15.

Tea party rally Thursday, April 15.

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