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

Five interesting lawn decorations in Bonner Springs
May 21, 2014
It is officially spring, the time to get out and spruce up your lawn. And in the Bonner Springs area, a good-looking lawn is more than grass and plants ­­— it’s a good place for interesting art.
Marble Day events set to take over Downtown Bonner
April 30, 2014
With a few additional events and participating groups, all the 8th Annual Marble Day needed was a good weather forecast.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.
Chameleon King: Bonner Springs resident has unique hobby
March 31, 2014
Ted Kasckow peers into the cage, trying to point out each of his three newest purchases. “That’s the fun part about chameleons — trying to find them,” he notes.
Absolutely ‘marbleous’: Glass art enthusiasts get Marble Crazy sneak peek
March 6, 2014
A handful of glass artists and glass art enthusiasts crowded around the workbench at Moon Marble Co. Thursday, watching Cathy Richardson and her son, Colin Richardson, create their unique glass pieces.
Bonner Springs grad speedily raises funds via the web for designer line
January 7, 2014
Tina Zeljeznjak knows that, as she says, “The Internet is a big place; it is very easy to get lost in it.” But the 2001 Bonner Springs High School graduate already has proven she is anything but lost.
Revved up crowd helps open Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
February 3, 2012
With the call of “Gentlemen, start your engines,” the ceremonial first craps shoot was thrown Friday, and the doors of the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway opened to the public.
Hollywood Casino set to open Feb. 3
January 4, 2012
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway announced Monday that it would open to the public on Friday, Feb. 3, pending final regulatory approvals by the state of Kansas and the Kansas Lottery Commission.
Hollywood Casino taking shape
October 12, 2011
It is five months away, but the buzz about the opening of the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is definitely in the air.
Storm shelters bring safety to Camp Naish
August 4, 2011
Boy Scouts at Theodore Naish Scout Reservation in Bonner Springs have had an extra measure of safety this summer not found at any other Scout camp in the country.

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Recent photos

Louise Verdict got an award from Bonner Beautiful for her bottle tree.

Telesa Tinberg's pig is about to get a makeover; she's thinking of painting it black and white.

As you can tell from the full-sized van parked behind it, Kenny Wilcox made a mountain of an Adirondack chair.

These flowers actually serve as a driveway marker for John and Connie Harrington.

These bears, carved from the trunk of a silver maple tree, preside over the home just east of the Edwardsville city border with Bonner Springs at Lake of the Forest.

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