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From a festive distance: Tonganoxie celebrates tree lighting in new way; food challenge brings in more than 6,000 cans for Good Shepherd
November 25, 2020
One particular vehicle had to make a second trip through the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting route Saturday night. A passenger remembered what she wanted to ask Santa Claus for Christmas, so a second trip was made. Rain and frigid conditions couldn’t keep a steady string of cars from rolling through the Winter Wonderland in downtown Tonganoxie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional tree lighting in the pocket park at Fourth and Delaware streets, the event turned into a drive-by event.
Tonganoxie USD 464 to meet again Monday night to discuss new remote learning plans
November 25, 2020
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Board of Education will be discussing a strategic reopening plan and Superintendent Loren Feldkamp’s remote learning recommendation from last week’s remote learning recommendation.
2nd coronavirus vaccine shows overwhelming success in U.S. tests
November 20, 2020
Moderna said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine is proving to be highly effective in a major trial, a second dash of hope in the global race for a shot to tame a resurgent virus that is now killing more than 8,000 people a day worldwide.
Miracle on 4th Street: Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ‘drive-by’ event is Saturday in Tonganoxie
November 20, 2020
An adaptive holiday celebration soon will be rolling through downtown Tonganoxie. The Mayor’s Tree Lighting “Drive-by” ceremony will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday.
USD 464 to discuss full remote learning
November 18, 2020
The Tonganoxie USD 464 school board will meet today to discuss ongoing plans for remote learning as the high school already moved to full remote learning earlier this week. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Tonganoxie Elementary School library to discuss COVID-19 updates in the district, remote learning plans and extra-curricular activities.
Linenberger: Who needs superstitions for Tonganoxie High football’s Friday the 13th playoff battle
November 13, 2020
When it comes to sports, you might as well open Spotify, search “Stevie Wonder” and crank that “Superstitious” up to 11. I brought an extra KU shirt along to watch the 2008 Final Four games — a wardrobe change was warranted in the National Semifinal game against North Carolina. And then, in the final 2 minutes of regulation in the title game against Memphis, clung tightly to a shirt that read “Don’t Stop Believin’” purchased at a bar in College Station, Texas, after KU dropped Texas A&M during that magical Orange Bowl season.
Nutter: Savoring normal in extraordinary fall season in Tonganoxie
November 12, 2020
Years from now, when we tell our grandkids stories about 2020, “normal” isn’t a word we’ll toss around too frequently. March Madness ended before it started. The Olympics were put on hold for the first time ever. Everything from weddings to middle school gym classes were moved to Zoom. Election Day lasted roughly 90 hours, give or take a few.
Applications for open Tonganoxie City Council seat due Dec. 3
November 11, 2020
Tonganoxie residents interested in being considered to fill a City Council seat have until early December to apply. City staff will be taking applications until 10 a.m. Dec. 3. The Council then will review the applications at its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 7.
Tonganoxie High boys soccer falls to eventual state champion in quarterfinals
November 11, 2020
Tonganoxie High got a late goal in its Class 4-3-2-1A state quarterfinal match, but it wasn’t enough to get the Chieftains a spot at state a few days later. THS lost, 3-1, Nov. 3 to Bishop Miege at Beatty Field. The loss ended a big season for Tonganoxie, which went 11-5 and won a regional championship.
Tonganoxie High football now top-ranked team in 4A
November 11, 2020
Based on new rankings, Friday’s playoff game between Tonganoxie and Bishop Miege will be a battle of the top two teams in Class 4A. It’s hard to argue against that opinion, as earlier this week announced that Tonganoxie is the new No. 1 team in 4A and Bishop Miege No. 2.
Familiar foe: Tonganoxie High drops Lansing, now prepares for rematch with 6-time defending state champ
November 11, 2020
And here it is. Tonganoxie High will play in the Class 4A state sectionals for the second year in a row after dropping former Kaw Valley League foe Lansing this past Friday. The game was tight in the first half, but THS capitalized on Lansing miscues in the second half and turned a 14-10 lead into 28-10.
Former Tonganoxie High standout returning to alma mater in unique position for playoff clash
November 6, 2020
Mason Beach has found his way back to his old stomping grounds. But the Tonganoxie High alum who enjoyed much success in front of the home crowd at Beatty Field will be roaming the opposite sideline tonight. Beach, a 2018 THS graduate, is the quarterbacks coach at Lansing, and the Lions will be in Tonganoxie to take on the Chieftains at 7 p.m. for a Class 4A regional playoff clash. “I’ve given plenty of thought to it,” Beach said earlier this week. “It will be weird being on the other sideline.
Tonganoxie man sentenced to 6 years in prison for child sex crime
November 5, 2020
A Tonganoxie man was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for attempting to meet a 13-year-old for sex, according to the Douglas County district attorney’s office.
ELECTION CENTRAL 2020: November General Election
11:54 a.m., November 5, 2020 Updated 08:45 p.m.
Here are unofficial results from the 2020 general election. Results will be official Nov. 16 when the Leavenworth County Commission canvasses the election.
McLouth High boys take 3rd at state
November 1, 2020
The McLouth High boys cross country team has a state plaque. MHS finished third at state Saturday in Victoria, with junior Jared Plake placing in the Top 20 for the Bulldogs. Plake finished the race in 17 minutes, 13.7 seconds.
Leavenworth County deputy killed in crash involving school bus
November 1, 2020
A Leavenworth County sheriff’s deputy was killed while on duty Friday afternoon when his unmarked vehicle collided with a school bus about 7 miles north of Tonganoxie. The deputy, 59-year-old Daniel R. Abramovitz of Leavenworth, was driving westbound on McIntyre Road at about 4 p.m. Friday when a northbound school bus failed to yield at McIntyre Road’s intersection with 211th Street, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol’s online accident report. The report says Abramovitz struck the passenger side of the bus, which then overturned and collided with a fence line and a stop sign.
Gilmore, Chambers finish in Top 10 in respective races for Tonganoxie High cross country
October 31, 2020
It was a Top 10 type of day for Tonganoxie High cross country at state. Senior Kristi Chambers placed seventh at the Class 4A girls state meet today at the Wamego Country Club. And then sophomore Eli Gilmore placed fourth in the boys race.
Tonganoxie High boys soccer wins regional title with shutout of Bishop Ward
October 30, 2020
Tonganoxie High is headed to the Class 4-3-2-1A state quarterfinals. The Chieftains handled Maur Hill-Mount Academy, 6-0, in the regional finals Thursday at Beatty Field giving THS its first regional title since 2017. Tonganoxie improved to 10-4 with the victory, while MH-MA ended its season at 4-9-1.
McLouth volleyball reaches 2A substate finals
October 29, 2020
McLouth High volleyball was a victory away from a state berth. The Bulldogs were the No. 3 seed in the Jefferson County North Regional in Class 2A. MHS defeated No. 6 Riverside (4-28) in two sets, 25-18, 25-15 and then No. 2 Maur Hill-Mount Academy (17-5) in two, 25-22, 25-22. Host school JCN, though, proved too be too much for the Bulldogs. The Chargers won substate title match, 25-16, 25-21, improving to 32-5 on the year.
McLouth High boys cross country wins regional; boys take 2nd
October 29, 2020
McLouth High will be sending both cross country teams to state in Class 2A. The MHS boys won the Turner Regional on Saturday at Pierson Park in Kansas City, Kan. The MHS girls placed second as a team.