Divine cheers for Croatia from Tonganoxie

July 14, 2018

The Rev. Mark Goldasich said he might need an iPad at the altar for his Mass at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. After all, Croatia — the Goldasich family’s homeland — plays at 10 a.m. Sunday for the World Cup soccer championship.

Tonganoxie Living

Agribusiness accolades: Grinter Farms featured in Country LIving; Next to Nature Farms in 435 Magazine

July 11, 2018

Two Tonganoxie farms are gaining more notoriety near and far. Grinter Farms, known globally for their sunflower fields, have been named the No. 2 best sunflower field in the country. Country Living magazine, in a July 2 story, named the farm to its list. Next to Nature Farms, meanwhile recently was featured in 435 Magazine, which is a Kansas City publication.


Leavenworth County

Be New Youth Center unveils plans for Tonganoxie

July 4, 2018

The northeast corner of Fourth and Main streets in Tonganoxie has been home to a variety of things through the years. The last quarter-century, it’s been a music venue. Glen’s Opry House opened in 1994 before it became Annie’s Country Jubilee in 2003. For years the venue brought weekend crowds to downtown Tonganoxie for country music. In 2011, Annie’s closed. It didn’t reopen until 2014 when Roz McCommon opened The Jewel on Main, expanding the venues offerings to more music genres, comedies and other arts.

Sports

Tonganoxie High soccer looks for deeper postseason run after historic year

July 4, 2018

Last year’s season-ending loss still lingers with the Tonganoxie boys soccer team. It has been several months since a 4-2 defeat to Rose Hill in the quarterfinals, but the team won’t forget the feeling from that night anytime soon. The Chieftains, who stormed through an undefeated regular season, are determined to avenge the finish from last year.

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