Music students sell chances for beef
The Tonganoxie junior high and high school band and vocal students are selling raffle tickets for two sides of beef.
Names will be drawn at the April 11 high school concert, said Charles VanMiddlesworth, band director. Money raised will be used to help send band and vocal students on a trip to Colorado in 2001. VanMiddlesworth said the two sides of beef are being donated by Terrence Holton.
Linwood forgives library fines
At the Linwood Community Library, February is "Forgive a Fine Month." Patrons may return overdue books and other checked-out items without having to pay a fee.
Also, the library staff invites the public to use the treadmill to get a little extra exercise during the cold weather.
Christian Church plans celebration
The congregation of the Christian Church of Tonganoxie will launch a 50-day spiritual adventure called "Celebrate Jesus! Discover what makes Him attractive to so many people."
Ben Saathoff, minister, invites anyone interested to visit the church's weekly service on Sunday mornings at 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. The 50-day spiritual adventure will take place from Feb. 20 through April 9.
Board to consider special use permits
The Leavenworth County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 6:30 p.m. next Wednesday at the courthouse in Leavenworth.
The zoning appeals board will consider a request for a variance on the side yard setback from 15 feet to 5 feet at 16762 Springdale Rd., submitted by Earlene Gillespie.
The planning commission will consider:
An application for a special use permit for an electrical substation on the east side of 166th Street, a half-mile south of U.S. Highway 24-40, submitted by Western Resources.
A request to renew a special use permit for auto sales and repair at 21570 211th, submitted by Raymond Barber.
An application for special use permit for a greyhound farm at 17274 178th, submitted by John Stafos.
An amendment to zoning and subdivision regulations pertaining to the small limited business designation; and Country Valley Estates Subdivision and Fox Ridge Subdivision.