Tonganoxie City Council OKs proposed 2016 budget

July 21, 2015 · Updated 6 days, 23 hours ago

Tonganoxie’s 2016 budget will come with a lower mill levy, but residents will see an increase in sewer rates in the new year. The Tonganoxie City Council discussed the budget for a final time before the budget is published in The Mirror for the public’s review.

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Cowboy event moseying in this weekend into Tonganoxie

July 22, 2015

Organizer Charley Green hopes Saturday’s event in downtown Tonganoxie and the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds rustles up some big crowds. Tonganoxie will celebrate National Day of the American Cowboy with a parade, several country western music performances and vendors.

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Tonganoxie man in court on suspicion of child endangerment, alcohol charges

July 22, 2015

A Tonganoxie man whose apartment was the scene of an alleged sexual assault case involving a 13-year-old girl is expected to appear today in Leavenworth County District Court. Warren P. Thompson, 53, faces two counts aggravated endangerment, three counts endangerment and one count hosting of minors where alcohol is present.

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Dedication, open house Saturday at new Tonganoxie Elementary School

July 22, 2015

The community will get an up-close look at the new Tonganoxie Elementary School this weekend. A dedication of the new TES will start at 10 a.m. at the school, 1180 East St. There will be a scavenger hunt tour, maps for self-guided tours and refreshments at the school, which is southeast of Tonganoxie Middle School off Washington Street.


Busting moves, winning awards

July 22, 2015

The Tonganoxie High cheer and dance teams won several awards at a spirit camp last month in Salina. THS teams attended spirit camp June 16-19 at Kansas Wesleyan University. The Chieftain Stars dance team earned blue ribbons for its home routine and fight song performances, along with the overall camp leadership award. The team also earned 27 individual blue ribbons for individual dance routines and the Camp Drill Down Award.

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