Firefighters called to fire in Tonganoxie’s Urban Hess Business Center

December 5, 2018

Firefighters battled a structure fire Tuesday night in Tonganoxie’s Urban Hess Business Center. Tonganoxie City firefighters were called out just before 9 p.m. Tuesday to S&S Alloy Steel, Inc., 1821 Commerce Drive.

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Leighty grant distributes $75,000 to local groups

November 28, 2018

Local organizations, departments and groups received more than $75,000 in grant funding this year thanks to another generous distribution from the Pete and Margaret Leighty scholarship. This marks the ninth year that the grant program has distributed funds through a committee of community members that selects the grant recipients. In total, the program has given out $441,000 in grants through the past nine years.


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Tonganoxie school board approves personnel

December 1, 2018

The Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board approved personnel recommendations at its Nov. 13 meeting. Work agreements were approved for Deboarh Vinzant, student nutrition employee at the Tonganoxie High School west campus; Deborah Schmalz, custodial employee at THS west campus; and Lesley Harden, custodial employee at Tonganoxie Middle School.

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