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Holiday planner 2021: Madrigal Feaste making its return with 2 shows this weekend
December 9, 2021
It’s almost time to step back in time for a longstanding Tonganoxie tradition.
Tonganoxie High girls basketball coach looking for ways to combat slow-start tendencies
December 6, 2021
The storyline for Tonganoxie High girls basketball last season sometimes included a familiar plot. Get behind early, but rally later in the game before falling short.
Tonganoxie girls wrestling competes at Spring Hill Invitational
December 5, 2021
Tonganoxie High girls wrestling placed 10th at Saturday’s Spring Hill Invitational. THS had several wrestlers place at the tournament. Madison Daniels won first place against a limited field in the 101-pound division. She pinned Spring Hill’s Averi Cochran in 33 seconds and then pinned her again in 50 seconds in Round 2.
Tonganoxie High boys wrestling takes 6th at multi-state Gardner-Edgerton Invitational
December 5, 2021
Tonganoxie High boys wrestling placed sixth in its first tournament of the season Saturday at the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational. THS finished in the top half of the loaded tournament that also attracts teams from four other states. There were 15 teams at the meet from Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Kentucky, as well as several from Kansas.
Tonganoxie High boys roll past Louisburg; slow start spoils 21-22 opener for THS girls
December 4, 2021
Preseason polls aren’t always the best indicators of the elite basketball teams in the state, but the Tonganoxie High boys basketball definitely looked like it could be a top team after Friday night’s performance in the team’s season opener.
Visiting Nurses to offer flu shots next week at Tonganoxie Public Library
December 3, 2021
Visiting Nurses will provide a flu shot clinic from 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Tonganoxie Public Library. The senior high dose also will be available while supplies last that day at the library, 217 E. Fourth St.
Mirror welcomes info about holiday drives
December 3, 2021
The holiday season means Christmas shopping and company parties, but it also is a time for charity drives.
GoFundMe page continues for victim in double homicide shooting
December 3, 2021
A GoFundMe page continues for Jose Arellano-Rascon, a Tonganoxie man killed last month in a double homicide shooting that also involved a Tonganoxie woman. Karina Arellano, one of Jose’s five children, started the crowd source page Nov. 23. So far, the page has raised $1,740 of a $15,000 goal to cover funeral and memorial costs. Jose Arellano, 42, and Angelo Cornacchio, 45, were victims of a double homicide shooting early Nov. 20 in Olathe.
Linwood News: December events at library
December 3, 2021
Here’s a look at events coming up in December at Linwood Community Library, with the first events set
McLouth Happenings: Festival of Trees ceremony is Saturday
December 2, 2021
This year’s Festival of Trees Party and Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration will be 4-6 p.m. Saturday. Activities start at 4 p.m. with a party at the fire house in the downtown area. There will be free food, music, door prizes, caroling and a visit from Santa Claus. The Festival of Trees then will officially be lit at 6 p.m.
Gov. Kelly appoints former hospital executive as health secretary
December 2, 2021
Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday appointed a former Topeka hospital executive as the new secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Janet Stanek has most recently been director of the state employee health benefits program.
Kansas attorney general accuses KU, K-State of violating new vaccination exemption law
December 2, 2021
Kansas’ attorney general has notified Kansas State University and the University of Kansas that both were in violation of a new state law broadening access to religious or medical exemptions to federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
A closer look: Leighty grant recipients
December 2, 2021
The Mirror recently published a story about this year’s Leighty grant winners after recipients were announced at a ceremony Nov. 9 at 304 venue. This story gives a complete rundown of recipients and how they’ll utilize the funds.
Tonganoxie 5th-grader to play in AP All-American Bowl game Sunday near St. Louis
December 2, 2021
A Tonganoxie youth football player will be competing this weekend in an all-star football game near St. Louis.
Frontier League title defense: Tonganoxie High boys basketball players move into new roles for ‘21-22
December 1, 2021
Tonganoxie High boys basketball reached some notable heights this past winter. THS went 15-5 on the season, winning a Frontier League title along the way. It was the program’s first conference crown in 35 years — the squad’s last was in 1986 when the Chieftains were members of the Pioneer League.
Tonganoxie High girls basketball team looks to make more strides with experienced seniors leading show
December 1, 2021
Tonganoxie High girls basketball might want to take a “small but mighty” mentality into the 2021-22 season. Tonganoxie is “small” as in numbers at practice and on the court come game nights. THS has 19 players out this season, and 12 are underclassmen.
St. James wins 2nd straight 4A title; 5 teams defend crowns overall
02:58 p.m., December 1, 2021 Updated 02:59 p.m.
St. James Academy has its second straight state title. The Thunder won the Class 4A football title Saturday with a 28-21 victory against Andover Central at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. SJA finished the season 9-4, while Andover Central finished at 11-2. It was one of eight state championships decided Saturday across the state.
Wrestlers ready for big year in Tonganoxie
December 1, 2021
Tonganoxie High boys wrestling reached new heights this past winter. THS had its highest team finish in program history and got its first plaque with a third-place finish at state.
Remember When: A Community Review for Dec. 1, 2021
December 1, 2021
On Thursday, Dec. 5, the annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and presentation will take place at Glen’s Opry. Aside from the usual speech from Tonganoxie Mayor Herb Robbins and join-in Christmas carols, a group of Basehor, Linwood, McLouth and Tonganoxie youngsters will present a 15-minute Christmas skit.
Remember When: A Community Review for Nov. 24, 2021
November 24, 2021
On Saturday, volunteers from Midland Railroad and Mid America Historical Steam Restoration joined workers from Berkel & Co., Bonner Springs, in cutting up the pastoral octagonal silo which sat on the u80=acre property owner by Tonganoxie USD 464. Built in the 1920s, the silo will be cut into three sections and then transported to the National Agricultural Hall of Fame where it will be reassembled on a brand-new concrete foundation and displayed as a piece of agriculture history.

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