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Wildcats scratch past Chieftains
February 7, 2001
Friday night’s matchup between Tonganoxie and DeSoto could only be described as a defensive battle.
New organization shapes youth leaders
February 7, 2001
It’s not always easy for teens to be heard, or even to know how to make themselves be heard.
Church raising
Volunteers help at tornado-damaged church
February 7, 2001
The sweet sound of volunteers’ hammers rang out for three days last week at Tonganoxie’s Assembly of God Church.
City plan ready for review
February 7, 2001
For nearly three hours Monday night, 16 community members pored over a draft of Tonganoxie’s new Comprehensive Plan.
Fertilizer prices soar for farmers
Natural gas cost is culprit
February 7, 2001
This year’s green thumb is going to cost farmers a little more.
Grapplers surpass records of past four years, prepare for league
February 7, 2001
Tonganoxie’s high school wrestling team completed its most successful season in four years last week, beating Mill Valley and tying Lansing on Thursday to move its final record to 8-3-1.
Ninth-graders pull three wins from past four
February 7, 2001
While the varsity squad has been on a tear recently, the Tonganoxie boys freshman basketball team has followed suit, winning three of its last four games.
A winning state of mind
Boys seal two games, move to 7-7
February 7, 2001
The Tonganoxie High School boys basketball team won both of its games last week, moving its record to 7-7 overall and 5-6 in league play.
Deaths/Funerals
February 7, 2001
The record
February 7, 2001
Students shadow careers
February 7, 2001
Last Friday, the groundhog wasn’t the only one seeing his shadow.
Meeting on casino delayed
February 7, 2001
A meeting between Leavenworth County commissioners and the chief of the Delaware Tribe of Indians has been postponed until Thursday afternoon.
Tonganoxie Phil’ predicts more winter
February 7, 2001
Dr. Philip Stevens’ record is solid.
News Briefing
February 7, 2001
Reliable pace setting tonefor freshmen girls’ team
February 7, 2001
When the Chieftains match up against Pleasant Valley in the first round of Tonganoxie’s freshmen girls basketball tournament today, they’ll bring with them a 7-4 record and the confidence that comes with winning on the road.
Engagement
February 7, 2001
Anniversaries
February 7, 2001
A life lived fully, with adventure
February 7, 2001
Last week, Tonganoxie attorney Kent Weatherby stopped at The Mirror to tell us of a death of The Honorable Arthur J. Stanley Jr., Leavenworth, a retired federal judge. From Weatherby, we learned that Stanley’s granddaughter, Laura Porter, lives in Tonganoxie.
Work of volunteers deserves recognition
Editorial
February 7, 2001
For Tonganoxie’s Assembly of God Church, which was leveled in the May 11 tornado, volunteerism has taken on a new, deeper meaning.
Ag team heads to state
February 7, 2001
Students in Tonganoxie High School’s agricultural science class are headed for state.
Homestead refunds help cushion tax blow
February 7, 2001
Property values in northeast Kansas have risen rapidly in the past few years, leaving many of the area’s older residents struggling to keep up.
Electronic filing speeds refunds
February 7, 2001
As the April 15 tax deadline approaches, thousands of Kansas residents will head to their computers instead of their mailboxes.
It’s not too late to start saving for retirement
Even 50-somethings can benefit
February 7, 2001
The earlier you start investing, the better.
Internet’s web puts new light on conversing
February 7, 2001
A sociology professor at the University of Kansas, says the Internet, like its predecessors, radio, telephone and television, is more than what it appears to be.
Embraced by the Internet
February 7, 2001
Down a ways from the curving driveway off Hatchell Road, woodsmoke curls from a stone chimney, a cardinal sings from the shelter of a cedar tree and a yellow cat curled on a bed of dry leaves dozes in sunshine.
Events Calendar
February 7, 2001
Area arts scene flourishes
February 7, 2001
Imagine a place with soft paintings of Monet, Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt and Van Gogh and lining the walls. Envision a quiet Italian courtyard. Hear the trickle of a fountain, soft tinkling of glasses and hushed murmur of conversation.
Arts in Brief
February 7, 2001
Letters
Hazardous condition
February 7, 2001