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For whom do you plan to vote in the November election in the Kansas House's 42nd District race?

Response Percent
Austin Harris, D-Tonganoxie
 
61%
Connie O’Brien, R-Tonganoxie
 
38%
Total 63
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Tonganoxie assists in Wreaths Across America efforts
December 21, 2014
Diana Pitts has helped place wreaths at the soldiers’ graves at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery for seven years. Pitts has worked 26 years at Fort Leavenworth, but the annual process is important to Pitts for another reason. Her oldest son, Cpl. David Unger, died Oct. 17, 2006, while serving in Iraq.
Tonganoxie girls lose to hot-shooting Basehor-Linwood
December 21, 2014
Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie each entered Thursday night’s game looking for its first victory of the season and momentum heading into the holiday break after playing many of the best teams in Class 4A. By the end of the night, it was the Lady Bobcats who gave themselves a much-needed boost by defeating Tonganoxie 56-28 in both teams’ final game of 2014.
Swedo’s hot shooting not enough as Basehor-Linwood beats Tonganoxie
December 21, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team put together a 23-8 third-quarter on the way to a 79-43 victory Thursday night against Tonganoxie. Tonganoxie senior Brady Swedo kept his team in the game in the first half, scoring 18 points, including four 3-pointers. He finished the game with 20 points and was the only Tonganoxie player to finish in double figures.
Kansas City Connection: Dining delights in the West Bottoms
December 21, 2014
This week: fancy eats in the West Bottoms, intriguing plays at the Unicorn and your last chance to check out Christmas lights.
Hearing set for suspect in Jewish site shootings
December 18, 2014
A white supremacist who admits killing three people outside two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites is set to appear in court for a hearing on whether he’s mentally competent to stand trial.
State extends deadline for SE Kansas casino
December 18, 2014
The Kansas Lottery Commission has extended the deadline for applications for managers of a planned casino in southeast Kansas to Jan. 30.
Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form
December 18, 2014
Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.
KCC approves rate increase for Black Hills Energy
December 17, 2014
The Kansas Corporation Commission approved a rate increase for natural gas customers of Black Hills Energy.
Hutchinson considering tax hike for sports arena
December 17, 2014
Hutchinson residents may soon be able to vote on a sales tax proposal that would help fund a $29 million expansion of the city’s 62-year-old sports arena.
Action on Heartland Park plans delayed until 2015
December 17, 2014
The future of Heartland Park Topeka will be in limbo until at least early next year.
Kansas woman charged in 10-year-old son’s death
December 16, 2014
Police in south-central Kansas have charged a woman who they say stabbed her 10-year-old son to death in his bedroom.
World Company looking for freelance writers
December 16, 2014
If you’ve always wanted to see your name in print, here’s your chance. The World Company is looking for freelance writers for high school sports and news coverage.
Tonganoxie Chamber reflects on year
Speaker says interchange will be big key to future
December 16, 2014
Cindy Cash told of famous Kansan Alf Landon’s plans for a housing development years ago. He personally planned for oak trees that were carefully spaced. She noted that Landon wouldn’t be around in 50 years to enjoy the full beauty of the trees, but he had the vision and foresight to plan for the future.
Three injury accidents in southern Leavenworth County reported in recent days
December 16, 2014
A handful of injury accidents happened last week in southern Leavenworth County, including one in Tonganoxie. The first one occurred about 1:15 p.m. Thursday about 500 feet east of 222nd Street (County Road 1) on Kansas Highway 32.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Public Library’s Rebecca Payne
December 16, 2014
This week’s Face to Face features Tonganoxie Public Library’s Rebecca Payne.
Tonganoxie fundraiser at The Jewel raises $500
Money benefits Food 4 Friends
December 16, 2014
Children in need in Tonganoxie USD 464 will be getting more helping hands this holiday season, thanks to a drive at a local event.
Planning for longtime Tonganoxie building’s future
Modernization of current TES could cost more than $3 million
December 16, 2014
As the new Tonganoxie Elementary School continues to take shape near Tonganoxie Middle School, the future of the longtime elementary school at Fourth and Shawnee streets continues to be discussed. With it comes some potentially large price tags.
Sheriff’s Office: 1st-grader brought gun to school
December 16, 2014
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says a first-grade student brought a loaded handgun to school but didn’t display it or make any threats.
Kansas-based Bitcoin equipment seller to reopen
December 16, 2014
A Kansas bitcoin company that was shut down after being sued by the federal government will be allowed to reopen.
Kansas City Connection: Karaoke and a cup of joe
December 16, 2014
Whenever someone proposes a one-word group activity like trivia, Twister or karaoke, I instantly start refreshing my mental list of excuses. But if I find myself in an agreeable mood and decide to take part, I usually have a great time (except in the case of Twister — that never ends well).

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