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Have yourself a merry little …
December 20, 2000
The best Christmas presents are those that come all year long.
New jail puts drain on budget
December 20, 2000
For the first time in eight years, the Leavenworth County sheriff thinks he may have to wrap up the year’s budget in the red.
It’s toddlers times three at this household
December 20, 2000
This year, it’s Jingle Bells times three at the home of Mike, Becky and Maggie Derzinski where triplets Jon, Joe and Jake are on the move.
Winter’s stormy blasts pummel area
December 20, 2000
Tonganoxie school students probably made a little wish on Monday hoping they could start their winter break a little early because of snow.
Business qualifies for loan program
December 20, 2000
A downtown business owner today will receive a low-interest loan from the state.
Anniversary
December 20, 2000
Firm reconsidering plans for sand pit near Linwood
December 20, 2000
A Lawrence company is looking at land south of Linwood, where it hopes to develop a sand and gravel pit.
Planning commission meeting moved to Jan. 3
December 20, 2000
Because of last Wednesday’s snow storm the Leavenworth County Planning Commission meeting was rescheduled until Jan. 3.
Physical therapist joins center
December 20, 2000
Less than one year after the former home of Tonganoxie’s Palace Bowl reopened as Midwest Health Center, the business is expanding.
Young writer reminds us to think of others
Editorial
December 20, 2000
Amid all of the notes and letters that area children mailed from the Tonganoxie post office to Santa Claus, a few stood apart.
Search continues for Jarbalo man
December 20, 2000
Three months have passed since John Brezgiel disappeared from a Leavenworth shopping center.
School district in the market for new leader
December 20, 2000
It appears likely the Basehor-Linwood school district will be searching for a superintendent next year.
NewsBriefing
December 20, 2000
Getting the pointe
December 20, 2000
It’s time to get Star Struck.
Athletes, coaches know the power of focusing
December 20, 2000
Focus is probably the most important quality an athlete can possess. It’s also one of the most difficult qualities for a coach to teach.
Junior high wrestlers dominate
December 20, 2000
Tonganoxie’s junior high school wrestling team completed its season last week, putting up dominant performances in its last two outings.
Karate inspires local student
December 20, 2000
Jake McGhee’s heard all the nicknames Karate Kid, Kung Fu, Karate Boy.
New facility special to wrestling team
December 20, 2000
The second Friday in September marked the dawn of a new era for the Tonganoxie High School wrestling program.
City exploring option of building purchase
December 20, 2000
The city of Tonganoxie is exploring the possibility of purchasing the former Community National Bank building at Fourth and Delaware streets.
Deaths/Funerals
December 20, 2000
Area children write to Santa
December 20, 2000
What the court action meant
December 20, 2000
What was it that the U.S. Supreme Court actually decided in the case of Bush v. Gore, Supreme Court Docket No. 00-949? Unfortunately most Americans are being bombarded by either members of the media with agendas of their own both for and against a given candidate or by the “spin masters” (read liars) of the two contesting sides in this complicated case of legal maneuvering.
Missed practices can affect athletes
December 20, 2000
Tonganoxie High School sports teams couldn’t win last week. Of course they couldn’t lose either.