Archive for Wednesday, February 14, 2001

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News Briefs
February 14, 2001
Wrestlers secure second-place at league
February 14, 2001
Satisfied with a runner-up team finish at the Kaw Valley League Wrestling Championships on Saturday, Tonganoxie coach Bill DeWitt reminisced about where his squad used to be.
Making beautiful music
February 14, 2001
The Kaw Valley Community Chorus is a group of people who love to sing.
Wiley to celebrate 100th birthday
February 14, 2001
The family of Othal Wiley invites area residents to participate in a card shower to help celebrate his 100th birthday.
Time to buckle children up
February 14, 2001
Music, the common denominator
February 14, 2001
What’s a teen to do on a long snowy weekend? One recent Saturday afternoon, our teen-age son and his cousin started scavenging through the basement, looking for something to do. Soon, they came upstairs, bringing with them the turntable from my old stereo.
Chief of police right about speed limits
Editorial
February 14, 2001
Tonganoxie’s police chief plans to take on the Kansas Department of Transportation. And every resident of Tonganoxie should be working with the chief to ensure he’s successful.
Plea talks continue in case
February 14, 2001
Plea negotiations continue between attorneys in the case of a Lawrence man accused of molesting three area youths.
The Record
February 14, 2001
Grant helps students improve social skills
February 14, 2001
With the financial assistance from a $2,650 state grant, students at Tonganoxie Elementary School are working on becoming better people.
Mirror wins national ‘best paper’ contest
February 14, 2001
The Mirror has won first place in its circulation category in Inland Press Foundation’s annual “Nation’s Best Non-Daily” newspaper competition.
Deaths/Funerals
February 14, 2001
Chief seeks slower speed limits
February 14, 2001
Tonganoxie’s police chief is a man on a mission.
City Council Briefs
February 14, 2001
DARE program graduates 116 fifth-grade students
February 14, 2001
This year, 116 fifth-graders graduated from the DARE Program in Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Large retailers anchoring tourism area near Kansas Speedway
February 14, 2001
Wyandotte County, in recent years overlooked by new retailers, finally has landed in the spotlight.
County hears pitch for casino
Tonganoxie city officials willing to listen to tribe’s proposal
February 14, 2001
Dee Ketchum is shopping for real estate in northeastern Kansas.
Charges filed in drug bust
February 14, 2001
A 41-year-old rural Basehor man faces a variety of drug-related charges, after law enforcement officers discovered what they believe was a methamphetamine lab.
Property owners wage battle at city hall
February 14, 2001
Three downtown business owners are taking their battle with the city to new ground.
Six sign letters of intent
February 14, 2001
The senior leadership that helped push this year’s Chieftain football team to its first winning season in years was recognized last Wednesday, when six players signed letters of intent to play at the college level next year.
Basketball players serve community
February 14, 2001
There are many things that go into being a successful basketball player. Endurance, accuracy, speed quickness, agility all these skills define a quality athlete.
Families prove motivational for wrestlers
February 14, 2001
Nobody understands a wrestler like another wrestler.
Chieftains efficiently slay Lions
February 14, 2001
Senior Night isn’t until Friday, but it could have been one night last week, as three Tonganoxie seniors put on an offensive exhibition and controlled the game from start to finish.
Girls break free of slump
February 14, 2001
Tonganoxie’s girls basketball team broke out of its recent slump last week, beating Lansing, 34-21, in a Feb. 7 road game.