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How do you plan to vote in the Tonganoxie USD 464 mail-in ballot bond issue for $51.4 million in improvements to THS?

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Yes, I’m voting in favor of the bond issue
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Knipp begins new volleyball era at Ottawa
August 22, 2019
Taylor Knipp was an all-Lawrence Journal-World first-team selection and an all-Frontier League second team selection her senior season at Tonganoxie. Per her mention in the Journal-World’s story about her all-area selection, Knipp was the Chieftains’ most consistent player in 2018 through the team’s 36-match season.
Sample graces football cover as THS garners early attention
August 22, 2019
Kansas Pregame recently published its 2019 football guide and a THS senior graces the front page. Lineman Cole Sample is one of 18 seniors included in the publication’s “Big Men on Campus” feature, highlighting them as the top players in the Class of 2020. Sample has received a track offer from Kansas and football and track offers from Pittsburg State.
Tonganoxie High students represent FreeState at DC event
August 21, 2019
Electric Cooperative Youth Tour is an opportunity to take part in a program that promotes life skills that today’s generation value, including building relationships, developing leadership skills and preparing them for their futures.
Leavenworth man sentenced in stabbing case
August 21, 2019
Andrew Joseph Housworth, 41, Leavenworth, was sentenced Friday to more than 13 years in the Kansas Department of Corrections for one count of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, a severity level 4 person felony.
Leavenworth man sentenced in animal cruelty case
August 21, 2019
Lemuel Hunter Jr., 59, Leavenworth, Hunter was sentenced for a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty for singeing a dog’s whiskers with a propane torch. The incident was reported Feb. 19, 2018, at an apartment in downtown Leavenworth.
Local man to be sentenced in October in contraband case
August 21, 2019
Haskell Lewis Jr., 66, Leavenworth, pleaded guilty Wednesday, Aug. 14, to attempted trafficking contraband into the Lansing Correctional Facility.
McLouth Happenings: Circus coming to town, MHS planning Nashville band trip
August 21, 2019
Mark your calendars. The circus is coming Sept. 5 to McLouth. More details next week.
Linwood News: Dog Day Story Time, Financial Investing Program, Back to School Ice Cream Social
August 21, 2019
The Linwood Community Library will celebrate National Dog Day with a night time story event next week.
Searcy set to begin Washburn era
August 14, 2019
Corinn Searcy was a regular fixture at state for the Tonganoxie High track team. Now she will compete for more hardware at the next level. Searcy signed a National Letter of Intent earlier this year to compete in track at Washburn.
Soetaert joins Seever and Spires soccer at USM
August 14, 2019
Anna Soetaert is continuing her athletics career up the road in Leavenworth, but there’s a familiar face leading her there. Soetaert signed a National Letter of Intent several months ago to play soccer at the University of Saint Mary.
Former McLouth High AD taking over at Atchison
August 14, 2019
A former McLouth High athletics director and boys basketball coach is the new athletics director and assistant principal at an area school.
Fall practice starts Monday for Tonganoxie, McLouth teams
August 14, 2019
It’s almost here: a new fall sports season. Tonganoxie and McLouth teams will begin fall practices Monday. Tonganoxie High will begin a new season for cross country, football, boys soccer, volleyball and girls golf.
Tonganoxie FFA officer attends conference
August 14, 2019
Demi Hull of the Tonganoxie FFA Chapter participated in the Kansas FFA District Officer’s Conference on Saturday and Sunday at the Marriott Convention Center in Junction City. Hull serves as the East Central District Treasurer.
Yeah band (camp)! Tonganoxie High Marching Chieftains sharpen skills during practice week
August 14, 2019
Tonganoxie High School Marching Band members got to break in the new turf at Beatty Field this past week. THS band director Charles Van Middelsworth led his students in this year’s band camp. Van Middlesworth said that 82 THS students participated in this year’s camp, which took place Aug. 5-9 at THS. The members split time with practice between the THS band room and the football field.
Kansas man sentenced to 84 years in prison in sex case involving underage victims
August 14, 2019
A 55-year-old Kansas man who traveled to the Philippines and had sex with minor females there was sentenced to more than 84 years in prison Thursday in Washington, D.C. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Stephen R. McAllister of the District of Kansas made the announcement.
Man found guilty in Leavenworth fleeing case
August 14, 2019
Orion Sherley, 24, Vassar, Kan., was found guilty in Leavenworth County District Court of fleeing and attempting to elude Tonganoxie police.
Tonganoxie USD 464 approves personnel recommendations at Aug. 12 meeting
August 14, 2019
The Tonganoxie USD 464 school board approved personnel recommendations during Monday’s regular meeting.
High school bond issue mail-in ballots being sent out this week; voter registration ends 5 p.m. Thursday
August 13, 2019
If residents within the Tonganoxie USD 464 district lines aren’t already registered to vote, they have utnil 5 p.m. tomorrow to do so in advance of the school bond mail-in election. Ballots will be sent out Friday for a special Tonganoxie USD 464 bond election that will determine the future of the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Tonganoxie USD 464 revamps 2019-20 budget; mill rate in line with current year
August 13, 2019
The mill rate now is at 60.343, which is a slight decrease from the actual 2018-19 number of 60.415. The board originally approved a mill rate of 60.876 at a recent meeting, but district officials were able to make some changes to get the rate down.
Linwood News: Magic the Gathering, budget meeting set and astronomy for everyone
August 9, 2019
The Linwood Community Library will host a game day for Magic the Gathering enthusiasts next week.