Tonganoxie checkpoint turns into high-speed chase

July 24, 2017 · Updated 16 hours, 57 minutes ago

A standard Tonganoxie police checklane ended 45 minutes early Saturday morning and turned into high-speed chase after a vehicle failed to comply with law enforcement at the checklane.

Tonganoxie Living

Blooming business in Tonganoxie

July 19, 2017

Alissa Griffin likes to tszuj up a space and Tonganoxie has been without a floral shop the last few years. So, with the biggest holiday of the floral year approaching, Griffin opened Fun and Fabulous Floral and Gifts. She opened just a few days before Valentine’s Day earlier this year and continues to increase her business, especially with her flowers.

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Tonganoxie USD 464 superintendent’s court appearance moved to August

July 19, 2017

Tonganoxie USD 464 Superintendent Chris Kleidosty won’t appear in Linn County District Court again until the middle of August. Kleidosty was scheduled to appear last week for a motion to dismiss the case, but there was a continuation and the appearance was rescheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 7 in Mound City. The Tonganoxie school board placed Kleidosty on administrative leave with pay following his arrest back in February for alleged failure to report sex abuse at his former district, Prairie View. Kleidosty’s annual salary is $132,000.


Sports

Baseball wish upon a star in Tonganoxie

July 21, 2017 · Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago

A soon-to-be Tonganoxie High School freshman will be playing baseball on the national stage next month. James Eaton will compete for the 13-and-younger USSSA All-American Central Region team Aug. 6-12 at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Fla.

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