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Chieftain fall sports participants are champions
November 8, 2000
Winter is almost here. Fall sports are drawing to a close and, on the other side of buffer week, basketball and wrestling are waiting to begin.
Tonganoxie teams eager for season
November 8, 2000
As the winter sports season approaches, coaches at Tonganoxie High School took time to reflect on their teams’ 2000-2001 seasons.
Planning commission OKs mobile home park plats
November 8, 2000
Saying they had little choice, members of the Tonganoxie Planning Commission last week approved land maps for a mobile home park.
Highway intersection work slated in 2 years
November 8, 2000
Near and far, far and near, highway plans are everywhere.
Tonganoxie family takes to the skies
November 8, 2000
The seven-story-tall nylon hot-air balloon billowed skyward as Danny Mathia prepared for liftoff. Dwarfed by the blue and white nylon balloon, or envelope as it’s called, Mathia turned on the burner, sending flames roaring into the interior.
Area Briefs
November 8, 2000
Quiet on the Sunset
Film crew descends on Tonganoxie motel
November 8, 2000
Ari Rose knocked on the door of a movie-set dressing room.
Deaths/Funerals
November 8, 2000
The Record
November 8, 2000
Tonganoxie school district starts parent career survey
November 8, 2000
Christopher Denny scampered up into the cab of a semi-trailer parked last Wednesday morning on the west side of Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Catholic church working on plans
November 8, 2000
A Lawrence architectural firm is working on a master plan for a new building for Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
News Briefing
November 8, 2000
Junior high play under way
November 8, 2000
Though Tonganoxie High School hasn’t begun practices for winter sports, the season already has started at the junior high school.
Questions about politicians
November 8, 2000
Taking hold of life’s opportunities
November 8, 2000
Several weeks ago, a Wednesday morning brought a thick fog that covered the area like a worn gray blanket. But every once in a while, sunlight broke through and bathed the autumn landscape.
Corrections officers’ pay a critical matter
Editorial
November 8, 2000
When the 2001 session of the Kansas Legislature convenes in January, increasing salaries at Lansing Correctional Facility should rank at the top of lawmakers’ agendas.
Indescribable’ trip
Tonganoxie residents journey into Cuba
November 8, 2000
Bill Grant says a recent trip to Cuba changed his life.
Growth prompts McLouth church’s project
November 8, 2000
The need was clear at the McLouth Church of the Nazarene. But the decision still was difficult.
Volunteers to help rebuild Assembly of God Church
November 8, 2000
Now that six months have passed since a tornado destroyed Tonganoxie’s Assembly of God Church, parishioners are ready to rebuild.