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Who will have more success at his new school: Chris Klieman or Les Miles?

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Linwood News: Teen Movie Night; Celtic movie event; nighttime storytime; gaming event; Scottish baking program; Kindergarten roundup
March 14, 2019
The new to DVD release “Mortal Engines” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Friday as part of a teen movie night. Youth 12 and older can enjoy drinks, snacks and a movie.
Tonganoxie FFA Week involves field trips, outreach
March 14, 2019
The Tonganoxie FFA Chapter celebrated FFA Week with various activities in February. On Feb. 18, students toured the Kansas State University campus in Olathe. Students listened to guest speakers and toured labs and other facilities.
Pet Health Day is April 27 in Tonganoxie
March 14, 2019
Tonganoxie Business Association is offering Pet Health Day 2-5 p.m. April 27 at the Tonganoxie City Fire Department. The event is open to all Leavenworth County residents. The city’s pet license fee will be waived for pets. Dogs and cats will be micro chipped and vaccinated at a discounted fee.
McLouth to have Patriots Day Parade on April 13
March 14, 2019
The McLouth Patriots Day Parade will start at 1 p.m. April 13 in downtown McLouth. Registration and line-up begins at noon at the Stan Braksick Sports Complex at the northwest corner of town. The parade will leave from the north gate of the sports complex and go out to Kansas Highway 92 by Free State Electric, then parade south past the reviewing stand downtown.
Caregiver support group being offered each month in Tonganoxie
March 14, 2019
Legend Healthcare and Heartland Hospice Care is offering a caregiver support group the fourth Tuesday of each month in Tonganoxie. The next meeting will be 6 p.m. March 26 at Legend Healthcare, 1010 East St. The complimentary support group is for caregivers and family members of loved ones who are suffering from a disease of which there is no cure. Meetings are designed to help caregivers with strategies to help in learning about the disease and stress-relief techniques. The White Birch Agency, Realty Executives of Kansas City, also is sponsoring the support group. For more information, call Amanda Starcher at 913-369-8705.
Miles for Marilyn 5K and fun run/walk is April 6
March 14, 2019
The third annual Miles for Marilyn School 2 School Memorial 5K race is coming next month to Tonganoxie. This year’s run will be 9 a.m. April 6 at THS. This is part of Tonganoxie High School’s cross country program in honor of Marilyn Weller to provide a scholarship opportunity to seniors at THS. Weller graduated from the University of Kansas and worked as a physical therapist in the Leavenworth County schools for 32 years. She lived a full and meaningful life, inspiring those around her with devotion to family, friends, church, and the community.
Tonganoxie Business Association Appreciation Dinner coming in early April
March 14, 2019
The Tonganoxie Business Association Member Appreciation Dinner is next month. The event will be 6-8 p.m. April 2 at Deer Ridge Estates, 21107 Donahoo Road. There is no cost for the event, which will recognize local businesses, police and fire departments.
Leavenworth man pleads guilty in battery case
March 14, 2019
A 37-year-old Leavenworth man pled guilty to one count aggravated battery Monday in Leavenworth County District Court. Stephen Wayne Cox awaits sentencing, which will be 3:30 p.m. May 17.
McLouth’s Purple Hays: MHS fans turn out as team falls just short in historic trip to 2A state tournament
March 13, 2019
Last week’s Class 2A state basketball quarterfinal pitted the newbies against the old guard. Sure, McLouth had a veteran team, including seasoned guards, heading into the Bulldogs’ first state appearance since 1960. But even Pittsburg Colgan had the advantage on paper in that statistic — McLouth five seniors and seven upperclassmen overall compared to Colgan’s seven seniors and 10 upperclassmen overall. And then there’s the contrast in history. McLouth’s exciting run this year included the school’s first state berth in almost 60 years.
Sample leads Tonganoxie High powerlifting with gold medal
March 13, 2019
Tonganoxie placed seventh in the Class 4A State Powerlifting Championships, thanks in large part to Cole Sample. The junior scored 10 of Tonganoxie’s 12 points in the meet March 2 at Basehor-Linwood. He placed second in the squat (485), first in the clean (320) and first in the bench press (320). His overall weight lifted was 1,145 in the heavyweight division. Nicholas Smith scored Tonganoxie’s other two points at 132.
KU shirts encouraged for Vestal visitation in Tonganoxie
March 12, 2019
The family of a former mayor has a special request for anyone attending the former resident’s visitation next week. Former Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal died Feb. 28. His visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at Cornerstone Family Worship, 205 E. U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie. Family members have asked that anyone with a favorite University of Kansas shirt wear it to the visitation.
Forecast favorable for 31st Annual Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday
March 12, 2019
Irish eyes should be smiling on a sunny Saturday. Weather forecasts show a weekend reprieve from precipitation and — hold on to your four-leaf clovers — 52 degrees with sunny skies. This year’s St. Patrick’s Parade — the 31st installment of the annual event — will start at 11 a.m. Saturday in downtown Tonganoxie.
Police allege Tonganoxie man takes them on vehicle chase late Monday
March 12, 2019
A chase through a portion of Tonganoxie late Monday night ended up with an alleged suspect surrendering outside of town. The stop took place about 11 p.m. within the city limits, according to police Lt. Brandon Marshall. It was determined during the routine stop that the driver, a 31-year-old Tonganoxie man, had an expired registration.
Advance voting continues for Leavenworth County Commission election
March 12, 2019
Advance voting has started for the new Leavenworth County Commission races. On-site advance balloting started March 6 at the Leavenworth County Courthouse. Voters can visit County Clerk Janet Klasinski’s office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Advance balloting will conclude at noon March 25.
Anderson County spoils Tonganoxie basketball’s state, upset bids
March 6, 2019
The stands were packed. The student sections were boisterous. And the Chieftains were poised to keep riding their late-season momentum. A hot-shooting Anderson County team from three-point land had different ideas.
McLouth basketball advances to state for 1st time since 1960
March 6, 2019
McLouth had to adapt to an early Saturday game for the Class 2A Substate Championship at Valley Heights due to pending inclement weather. There would be no more surprises that day. Top-seeded McLouth held an advantage in every quarter Saturday on its way to a monumental 58-33 victory against No. 6 Republic County.
Tonganoxie City Council remembers former Mayor Mike Vestal
March 6, 2019
The Tonganoxie City Council had a moment of silence Monday for a former mayor. Mayor Jason Ward led the remembrance for former Mayor Mike Vestal, who died last week in Florida. Ward remembered Vestal for his years of service on the Tonganoxie City Council, along with many years as dispatch for the Tonganoxie Police Department.
Turf to be a reality at Tonganoxie High School
March 6, 2019
The surface at Beatty Field is always going to be greener come the fall in Tonganoxie. The Tonganoxie School Board voted, 6-0, to have artificial turf installed at Beatty Field. Board member Stephanie Shupe was absent. Tonganoxie USD 464 board members unanimously approved installing field turf at the stadium. The project is expected to start May 8.
Officials evacuate Legend Healthcare nursing center following early morning carbon monoxide detection
March 4, 2019
Residents and staff at a nursing center in Tonganoxie are staying at a local church following an early morning evacuation Monday. The Tonganoxie City Fire Department responded to a carbon monoxide call in the early hours Monday at Legend Healthcare, 1010 East St.
McLouth Patriots Day festivities coming April 13
March 1, 2019
The McLouth Patriots Day Parade will start at 1 p.m. April 13 in downtown McLouth. Registration and line-up begins at noon at the Stan Braksick Sports Complex at the northwest corner of town. The parade will leave from the north gate of the sports complex and go out to Kansas Highway 92 by Free State Electric, then parade south past the reviewing stand downtown. Please send your entry information by email to or complete the attached entry form and return it by April 6, 2019, to Candace Braksick, P.O. Box 261, McLouth 66054. A meal will once again be provided by the Kiwanis Club for parade participants. Please let us know by April 6 how many participants with your entry will be eating with us.