Archive for Wednesday, February 28, 2001

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Tonganoxie falls to Topeka-Hayden
February 28, 2001
After a roller coaster season, Tonganoxie High School’s boys basketball team ended its year on Monday with a 37-63 loss to Topeka-Hayden in the first round of Sub-State.
Volunteers answer calls to fight fires
February 28, 2001
It was a bitter night to fight a fire.
Comprehensive plan crosses city boundaries
February 28, 2001
Last Thursday night, Ton-ganoxie area residents learned about the city’s proposed comprehensive plan a plan designed to serve as a guide for the area’s growth during the next 20 years.
Following apartment fire, council seeks changes
February 28, 2001
The president of the Tonganoxie City Council wants to send a clear message to the company that manages apartments, where a fire destroyed four units on Feb. 14.
Tribe hopes city is game for casino
February 28, 2001
In a presentation laced with Delaware Indian history and even a prayer in Lenape, Dee Ketchum laid out his ideas Monday night for a casino.
Electric company eyes area for plant
February 28, 2001
A $200 million electricity generating plant could be on the horizon for Leavenworth County.
Everyone’s Irish at St. Patrick’s Day Parade
February 28, 2001
It’s nearly time for the wearin’ o’ the green.
Funding education in Kansas
New formulas could be based on teacher, administrator accountability
February 28, 2001
The topic of funding education in Kansas didn’t do much to brighten an already dreary day when area legislators met with Tonganoxie area constituents Saturday morning.
All six wrestlers defeated in first round at State
February 28, 2001
Sitting in the lower northwest section of the Kansas Coliseum, practically the entire Tonganoxie varsity wrestling squad including six State qualifiers, eagerly watched the final competition at the 6A, 5A and 4A State Wrestling Tournament.
Winter season full of accomplishments
February 28, 2001
This year has been a good one to be a Chieftain winter sports fan. And, with the spring sports season getting ready to begin, it’s time to take a look at what the winter sports teams have achieved this season.
Girls’ first-round Sub-State game postponed
Lady Chieftains win final game of season
February 28, 2001
After losing in its first two games last week, Tonganoxie High School’s girls basketball team caught fire on Friday at Mill Valley, beating the Jaguars 59-37 in its final regular season game.
Bonner Springs stifles Chieftains 67-53
February 28, 2001
Despite staging a fourth-quarter rally and erasing a double-figure deficit, the Tonganoxie Chieftains lost to the Bonner Springs Braves last Wednesday in Bonner Springs.
The Record
February 28, 2001
THS parent promoting golf as sport
February 28, 2001
A Tonganoxie golfer wants to encourage the high school to establish a golf team. And he’s willing to help put up the dollars to do it.
Bonner Springs group takes battle over Wal-Mart to court
February 28, 2001
Wal-Mart’s plans to construct a Bonner Springs super center near the intersection of Kansas Highway 7 and Kansas Avenue have stalled.
News Briefing
February 28, 2001
Letters
February 28, 2001
Kansas tax system improving
February 28, 2001
With April quickly approaching, thoughts turn to standard deductions and allowable tax credits. Yes, it’s income tax time again. The paperwork, record keeping, filing and paying are facts of life for most Americans.
Diligence necessary on building-code issue
Editorial
February 28, 2001
Tonganoxie City Council members Monday night sent a strong message Monday concerning landlords who don’t respond to tenants’ complaints about safety issues.
Blaze only family’s latest problem
February 28, 2001
For Dena and David Berry and their three children, the past two years have been a challenge.
Delaware footprints
Casino discussion kicks up interest in tribe’s history
February 28, 2001
Chief Dee Ketchum, head of the Delaware Indian tribe, headquartered in Bartlesville, Okla., recently learned that the town of Tonganoxie had been named for one of his tribal members.
City Council Briefs
February 28, 2001