Archive for Wednesday, September 27, 2000

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Perfect weather delivers perfect day of running
September 27, 2000
Partly cloudy skies, a moderate temperature and a slight breeze were the perfect weather conditions for runners at last Thursday’s Tonganoxie Invitational.
Thinking about one we’ve known
September 27, 2000
And yes we shed a tear for those who have been a part of our lives.
The Record
September 27, 2000
Purple fenceposts mean written permission is needed for hunting and trapping on land
September 27, 2000
Because of a change in state law, area fenceposts may soon be decked with purple paint.
Young girl helps replace books
September 27, 2000
Tonganoxie Elementary School started this school year with a few more books than it ended with in the spring.
Olympic records change but their meanings don’t
September 27, 2000
There’s no better time to be a U.S. citizen than during the Olympics.
Sports Briefs
September 27, 2000
Soccer team splits games: Two more this week
September 27, 2000
There’s no rest for the weary.
Volleyball team improving
September 27, 2000
It was a two-and-out day for the Chieftain volleyball team last week.
Thunderstorm sparks football team
September 27, 2000
Goal posts are a lot like lightning rods.
Historical Society making lofty plans
September 27, 2000
So far, members of the Tonganoxie Historical Society have renovated the Honey Valley schoolhouse, the Reno Methodist Church and now they’re working on the dairy barn.
Local businessman opens automotive repair shop
September 27, 2000
A long-time Tonganoxie businessman has opened an automotive repair shop.
Transition into portrait studio within grasp
September 27, 2000
Patty Anton, owner of Anton’s Hallmark and one-hour photo, is looking forward to turning her shop into a portrait studio.
Birth
September 27, 2000
Anniversary
September 27, 2000
Letter
September 27, 2000
Everyone must work together for safety
Editorial
September 27, 2000
Citizens of southern Leavenworth County cannot let down their guard when it comes to underage drinking.
Students landscape athletic facility
September 27, 2000
Last Thursday morning, Chad Bradley and Greg Frye worked together, planting about a dozen chrysanthemums along the fence at the southwest edge of the high school football field.
Sales taxes may have problems
September 27, 2000
The city’s sales tax revenue distribution from the state may have some snags.
News Briefing
September 27, 2000
City gets first application for storefront renovation
September 27, 2000
The first application for loan money from a $120,000 fund to improve downtown storefronts has been turned in.
Zoning compromise reached on shop
September 27, 2000
A zoning compromise was reached when a property owner, neighbors and the Leavenworth County Planning and Zoning Commission recently agreed on a plan that will allow a machine shop to relocate.
Donald L. Day
September 27, 2000
Mary D. Harris
September 27, 2000
Reading Recovery receives scholarship
September 27, 2000
Tonganoxie’s new Reading Recovery program last week received a $10,000 scholarship to help fund training for the district’s Reading Recovery teacher, Deniece Wakeman.
Tornado-damaged flues may need to be checked
September 27, 2000
With cooler weather in the midst, people should be advised to take precautions to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
Errant emus saved from harm
September 27, 2000
The partners-in-crime stood alongside U.S. Highway 24-40 at 158th Street Friday morning, seemingly oblivious to the stir they had created.
Administrator says excise tax key to growth
September 27, 2000
In an effort to better the roadway infrastructure within the city limits, Chris Clark, city administrator, is trying to put together an ordinance to adopt an excise tax in Tonganoxie.
School numbers continue downward slide
September 27, 2000
Even as the school district deals with the financial ramifications of a six-year downward slide in student enrollment, the future of USD 464, at least according to one school official, looks bright.