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Dennis Virgil Peine
June 6, 2001
Services for Dennis Virgil Peine, 93, Pageland, S.C., were Friday, June 1, 2001, at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Pageland, S.C.
Festival promises weekend of fun
June 6, 2001
Tonganoxie’s ready for a fun-filled weekend.
The record
June 6, 2001
Sink and swim
Swordfish’ can’t quite hack it as an action thriller
June 6, 2001
Can ‘Swordfish’ hack it as an action thriller?
Serving for good cause
June 6, 2001
The Kansas Speedway already is having an economic impact on Tonganoxie.
Speedway roars into action
June 6, 2001
The inaugural race weekend at the Kansas Speedway proved a success, according to track officials.
Goodbyes are never easy
Graduation saps THS track team’s strength
June 6, 2001
With the end of a high school sports season, coaches are faced with the inevitable loss of their most experienced athletes to graduation.
Rain threatens to wash out summer ball season
June 6, 2001
Rain, rain, go away. It’s a sentiment that Mark Zerrer, recreation commission director, said is shared by everybody involved with the Tonganoxie’s summer ball program.
Local youths find discipline in martial arts
June 6, 2001
Two Tonganoxie youths have found success and a better way of life through dedication to the martial arts.
John Perry Rose
June 6, 2001
Services for John Perry Rose, 82, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 2 p.m. today, June 6, 2001, at Porter Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Cremation is planned.
Evelyn Louise Hill
June 6, 2001
Services for Evelyn Louise Hill, 80, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Monte Lee Kampfer
June 6, 2001
Services for Monte Lee Kampfer, 59, Ozawkie, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
News Briefing
June 6, 2001
Break-in reported downtown
June 6, 2001
A truck load of equipment disappeared last weekend from a downtown construction site.
Vandals return to shop
June 6, 2001
Once again, vandals have struck Tonganoxie’s thrift shop.
Storm’s tempest fails to halt McLouth’s annual barbecue
June 6, 2001
For the first time in its 10-year history, the McLouth BBQ Blowout lived up to its name.
Editorial: Area roads not fit for littering
June 6, 2001
As a mobile society, we spend an inordinate amount of time in our vehicles.
Former mayor’s case ready for sentencing
June 6, 2001
The former mayor of Basehor, who faces sentencing on Friday, thinks he’s been the victim of an injustice.
Benefit planned for Tonganoxie teen
June 6, 2001
A benefit for a Tonganoxie man injured in an accident in April is set for June 16, and it promises to be quite an event.
Letter: City clerk residency
June 6, 2001
It appears our mayor is going to ask elected council members to support him on June 11. I hope our council declines his guidance/persuasion. I hope the council will support law and voice of their voters. In order to make an informed decision, would each of the council members review the statutes before voting on the city clerk issue?
Bible college planned at former McLouth church
June 6, 2001
A Tonganoxie area couple have established a prayer house at the former McLouth Church of the Nazarene.
Education Foundation grants benefit schools
June 6, 2001
Five Tonganoxie teachers put funds from the school district’s Education Foundation to good use during the past year.
KDOT to upgrade light on highway
June 6, 2001
The Kansas Department of Transportation is taking steps to prevent additional accidents at the intersection of 155th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40.
Letter: Promises?
June 6, 2001
Election is over and the voice said, 168 to 113, we want our city clerk to live in Leavenworth County. A significantly louder voice than the 212 to 203 mayoral race! However, our government will retain Bard and ignore the law and the will of the people they purport to represent.
Change in Kansas law helps cause
June 6, 2001
A new law has merchant power producers knocking on Kansas doors.
Energy firm scrutinizing plant site
June 6, 2001
The third-largest power marketer in the United States continues to look at Leavenworth County as a possible site for construction of a natural-gas fired electricity-generation plant.
Firefighters rescue man from Stranger Creek
June 6, 2001
A 48-year-old McLouth man and his 14-year-old son were rescued Monday afternoon from the rain-swollen waters of Stranger Creek.
Thunderstorms saturate area
June 6, 2001
Storm clouds pummeled an icy rage against the earth.
Hospital plans office near bank
LMH to recruit doctor for Tonganoxie move
June 6, 2001
Lawrence Memorial Hospital hopes to open a medical office within a year in Tonganoxie.
Beekeepers meet for first time in Tonganoxie
June 6, 2001
Steve Tipton lost his queen and didn’t know where to find her.
Two debaters finish fourth in New York City
June 6, 2001
Two Tonganoxie debaters just racked up their final career trophy a fourth-place national win.
Letter: Election results
June 6, 2001
The last time I looked this town was called Tonganoxie, Kan., not Tonganoxie, Fla. I, for one, am just a little tired of people that don’t get what they want when there is an election.
Anniversary: Donna Jean and Howard Fields
June 6, 2001
Engagement: Emery L. Folsom and Jessica N. Durkes
June 6, 2001