Archive for Wednesday, January 17, 2001

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Drug bust nets 2 arrests
Suspected meth lab discovered at motel
January 17, 2001
A Tonganoxie couple were arrested Friday afternoon after a methamphetamine lab was discovered at a local motel.
Journeying through art
January 17, 2001
Going back to school when you’re old enough to be your classmates’ mother may sound daunting, but it’s really not so bad.
Wedels’ windbreaks shelter farm acres
January 17, 2001
Johnny Appleseed had nothing on Arlene Wedel and her late husband, B.J. Wedel.
Brothers question farmland’s future
January 17, 2001
At the Forge farm north of Leavenworth, summer rains send water, not soil, dashing into streams.
The Record
January 17, 2001
Basehor mayor’s trial delayed until March
January 17, 2001
Basehor Mayor John Pfannenstiel’s trial on charges he had illegal sex with state prison inmates has been postponed for seven weeks.
Hearing delayed in abuse case
January 17, 2001
A hearing for a Lawrence man accused of molesting three area youths has been delayed.
Medal winners honored again
January 17, 2001
The state’s two veterans who have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor have been honored again.
Chamber planning annual banquet
January 17, 2001
An assistant to U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts will be the featured speaker at this year’s Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce annual banquet.
Soil stewardship shows respect for the future
Editorial
January 17, 2001
Combined, the Leavenworth County 2000 Bankers Soil Conservation Award winners signify the ownership of close to 400 years of family-owned farms.
Sports Briefs
January 17, 2001
Eudora deflects Lansing’s fourth-quarter comeback in first round
January 17, 2001
Despite a foul-plagued second half, the Eudora Cardinals cashed in for a crucial win against Lansing Monday night in the first round of the 42nd annual Tonganoxie Invitational Basketball Tournament Monday night.
County planners approve subdivision near Basehor
January 17, 2001
Next week, Leavenworth County commissioners will consider a plan to develop about 130 homes on a 50-acre tract just west of Basehor.
Debaters again qualify for state
January 17, 2001
Last weekend, Tonganoxie High School debaters topped off a good start to a great season with a regionals win in four-person debate.
Air-quality concerns infiltrate two schools
January 17, 2001
Carpet has been replaced with tile on the floors of three Tonganoxie Elementary School classrooms, because of several students’ health problems.
Engagements
January 17, 2001
Residents should still get flu shots
January 17, 2001
State health officials advise residents who’ve been procrastinating to not wait any longer to get their flu shots.
Girls snag win after first-half lead
January 17, 2001
Friday night against Mill Valley, Tonganoxie High School’s girls basketball team showed just how many offensive weapons it has as several players took turns stepping up in the team’s 44-26 victory.
Grapplers take second at tourney
January 17, 2001
On the heals of a 3-1 record last week, the Chieftain wrestling team headed into one of its biggest challenges of the season last weekend: Defend its home turf against nine other schools.
Chieftains seize Jaguars
Second half surge secures Tonganoxie win
January 17, 2001
After enduring an early season plagued by gut-wrenching, close-till-the end losses, the Chieftains finally broke out of their slump Friday, beating the 4-1 now 4-2 Mill Valley Jaguars 54-41 after exploding in the second half.
Tonganoxie stuns top tournament seed
January 17, 2001
On the heels of its 54-41 Friday night victory over Mill Valley, Tonganoxie kept the ball bouncing Monday, beating the no. 1-seeded Oskaloosa Bears 55-46 in the first round of the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament.
News Makers
January 17, 2001
Few people file for school, city boards
January 17, 2001
It doesn’t appear that Tonganoxie area residents are flocking to file for open city council and school board seats.
Decades of diligence conserve farmground
Sharp takes farming in stride, keeps up with conservation
January 17, 2001
It has been said that a farmer never forgets his first tractor or his first kiss.
Soil conservation helps farmers turn profit
January 17, 2001
With the escalating price of cropland in Leavenworth County, it’s more important than ever to take care of the soil.
News Briefing
January 17, 2001
Education funding requires capital infusion in 2001
January 17, 2001
Deaths/Funerals
January 17, 2001