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Late bloomers still can enter sunflower growing contest for youth; families also encouraged to plant sunflower to celebarte festival
July 10, 2019
The sunflower growing contest for the Sunflower Stroll has started, but there are still a few days to get involved in the fun. Youth up to the age of 14 are invited to participate in a sunflower growing contest. The rules are simple, but your strategies can be whatever you can dream up.
Top honors for Tonganoxie High FCCLA
July 10, 2019
Tonganoxie High School graduated seniors and current THS students brought home various awards last week at the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Convention in Anaheim, Calif.
Tonganoxie USD 464 scheduling informational open houses for proposed new high school campus
July 10, 2019
Tonganoxie USD 464 will be offering informational meetings about the proposed $51.4 million bond issue that would fund an overhaul of the Tonganoxie High School campus. Stephanie Meyer with DLR Group spoke to the school board at Monday’s regular meeting about some plans for meetings and tours at THS for patrons, along with a series of mailers to educate the public on the proposed project.
Searcy highlights all-LJW girls track team for Tonganoxie
July 10, 2019
The all-Lawrence Journal-World all-area team for girls track has been released.
Tonganoxie Business Association movie nights at park scheduled for 3 more nights this summer
July 3, 2019
Tonganoxie Business Association will continue its Movie Night at the Park with the showing of “Homeward Bound” next week.
Petting zoo coming to Tonganoxie Public Library
July 3, 2019
Children will get to see a variety of animals and ask questions about them next week at the Tonganoxie Public Library. Local 4-H members will present a variety of animals starting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. There will be a horse, sheep, goat, rabbits, calf and chickens at the petting zoo.
Sunflower growing contest to start next week in Tonganoxie
July 3, 2019
The sunflower growing contest for the Sunflower Stroll soon will begin. Youth up to the age of 14 are invited to participate in a sunflower growing contest. The rules are simple, but your strategies can be whatever you can dream up.
Tonganoxie population hits estimated 5,500 mark
July 3, 2019
Every incorporated city in Leavenworth County has seen an increase in population since the 2010 U.S. Census, according to population estimates released earlier this month. The estimates are from July 2018.
Tonganoxie City Fire Chief offers firework safety tips
July 3, 2019
Tents have popped up in Tonganoxie and surrounding towns and will be hubs of activity through July 4 for fireworks sales. Fireworks can be shot off within city limits from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily during the days of fireworks sales, which started Sunday and will conclude Thursday evening on Independence Day.
High waters at area lakes to hinder July 4 recreation
July 3, 2019
Jet skiing, tubing and most camping might be off limits this Independence Day at both Perry and Clinton lakes, where historically high waters are complicating holiday recreation.
Tidal Waves finish season against Eudora
July 3, 2019
The Tongie Tidal Waves finished up the season with Friday’s meet against Eudora at Tonganoxie Water Park. Tonganoxie had three meets this season, though the team was suppposed to compete in four. Inclement weather June 21 forced the cancellation of that meet. The Tidal Waves had 136 swimmers on the team this season.
Area communities ready for bang-up Thursday for Fourth of July celebrations
July 3, 2019
Tonganoxie residents will continue to light up the sky this week with fireworks. Though there is no official Independence Day celebration, residents can enjoy a fireworks display thanks to their neighbors throughout the town shooting off fireworks. Fireworks can be discharged until 11 p.m. today and Thursday.
Residents urge emphasis on city code enforcements
June 26, 2019
Some Tonganoxie residents are asking the city to continue to look at ways to improve blighted properties and other areas that might need addressed. Former Tonganoxie City Council member Jamie Lawson gave a presentation in front of the council and roughly 50 other residents at the June 3 council meeting that discussed concern about residences in the community that could be cleaned up, including properties that have been repeat offenders when it comes to ordinance violations.
Tonganoxie USD 464 to hear final word from state on election soon
June 26, 2019
The timeline for a mail-in ballot has been set for a proposed $51.4 million bond issue that would substantially upgrade the current Tonganoxie High School campus. The final step before that is final approval from the State Board of Education to move forward, which is expected early next week.
Tonganoxie High grad Miller named All-American with Labette softball
June 26, 2019
Tonganoxie High graduate Audrey Miller has been named the 10th All-American in Labette Community College history. Miller, a 2018 THS graduate, was a major contributor for the Cardinals softball team this spring. She helped the team to finish the season 23-19 just a couple games away from an NJCAA Division II National Tournament appearance.
Fire damages small Tonganoxie apartment complex Thursday
11:39 a.m., June 21, 2019 Updated 02:26 p.m.
A Thursday fire displaced residents in a one-story Tonganoxie apartment. The Tonganoxie City Fire Department responded to smoke in the structure just before 5 p.m. Thursday at 102 E. Second St. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke from the attic area of the fourplex.
Sunflower seeds available now for Tonganoxie Sunflower Stroll contest; planting starts later
June 19, 2019
Labor Day weekend seems to be a long way off on the calendar. But in three weeks, it will be time to plant your sunflowers. Youth up to the age of 14 are invited to participate in a sunflower growing contest. The rules are simple, but your strategies can be whatever you can dream up. Participants will be planting black oil sunflowers this year, the very same type of seed that is grown by Grinter Farms. Planting can only occur on or after July 9.
Solar power system goes online at Wichita-area high school
June 19, 2019
A Wichita-area high school is operating one of the largest privately owned solar power systems in Kansas and hopes to generate enough energy in one day to power the school for a month. Maize High School on Tuesday switched on a 240-kilowatt system, which has 720 solar panels, is 400 feet long and 75 feet wide, and is next to the school, The Wichita Eagle reported.
Tongie Tidal Waves compete in 1st home meet of season at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 19, 2019
The Tongie Tidal Waves swim team had its home opener Friday at Tonganoxie Water Park. The Tidal Waves squared off against the Lansing Sea Lions in a meet that Lansing held on for the victory, 690-619. There were some cooler temperatures for last week’s meet, which also took place despite a dash of rain that morning.
Kansas Supreme Court rules state funding to be constitutional
June 19, 2019
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state’s newest education funding plan is constitutional, seemingly bringing an end to an almost decade-long fight over the adequacy of K-12 funding.