Archive for Wednesday, June 13, 2001

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Prosecutors seek prison time for ex-mayor
June 13, 2001
Leavenworth County prosecutors want to secure additional prison time for former Basehor mayor John Pfannenstiel.
THS junior working to start golf program
June 13, 2001
Many say that golf’s a lifetime sport. Tonganoxie junior John Bretthauer would like to see it be a lifetime sport offered at Tonganoxie High School.
Board hires new basketball coach
June 13, 2001
Tonganoxie High School’s new boys basketball coach plans to emphasize work ethic among his players.
Entertainment aplenty
Tonganoxie Days a hit for the whole family
June 13, 2001
Clear skies, the smell of barbecue on the west side of town, shiny cars on the east and plenty of entertainment in between.
City council briefs
June 13, 2001
Firm severs ties with Basehor
June 13, 2001
A rift between Basehor City Council members and a Lawrence firm has led the company to resign its position as the city’s engineer.
News Briefing
June 13, 2001
Legislator vows to fight for city
June 13, 2001
State Rep. Kenny Wilk talked for about 20 minutes last Wednesday to Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce members. But he saved the best news for last.
Letter: Accountability to taxpayer
June 13, 2001
I have read with great interest recent letters to the editor about responsibility in government. I, as a city employee, can tell you I take accountability to the taxpayer seriously.
Letter: Mayor’s response
June 13, 2001
I thought I would take a minute to comment on the letters to the editor that were in the June 6, 2001, edition of The Mirror.
Governor’s Column: Project a cooperative effort
June 13, 2001
Nearly a decade of planning and cooperation will culminate June 29 with a ground-breaking ceremony for the Milford Lake Habitat Restoration Project. Also known as the Milford Wetlands, this project will add more than 2,000 acres of multi-use wetlands to the north end of Milford Reservoir.
Editorial: Wilk’s proclamation a boon for the city
June 13, 2001
It’s understandable why members of the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce applauded state Rep. Kenny Wilk last week when he said he would fight to keep Tonganoxie in his Kansas House district.
The record
June 13, 2001
McLouth youth sentenced
June 13, 2001
An 11-year-old McLouth boy has been sentenced in an Easter Sunday burglary and arson at the McLouth Elementary School.
Accidents kill three in county
June 13, 2001
Traffic accidents during the past few days have claimed the lives of three area residents.
Cabinet shop owners reviewing options
June 13, 2001
The owners of the Cabinet Shop of Basehor continue to pick up the pieces from a May 25 fire that destroyed their downtown business.
Mother Nature pummels Leavenworth County crops
June 13, 2001
In the beginning, there was wheat. But after a June 1 hailstorm cut a swath through parts of Leavenworth County, there was not.
Obit: Rachel E. Sumner
June 13, 2001
Services for Rachel E. Sumner, 90, Emmett, were Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Emmett. Burial was in St. Clere Cemetery north of Emmett.
Obit: Virgil Neal Shelton
June 13, 2001
Services for Virgil Neal Shelton, Leavenworth, were Friday, June 8, 2001, at Victory Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Tribe takes steps toward casino
June 13, 2001
A spokesman for a casino-management group said the Delaware Tribe of Indians still has its eye on Leavenworth County.
Retailer still interested in Lansing
June 13, 2001
Home Depot continues to look at the Lansing area.
School Board briefs
June 13, 2001
Tonganoxie school board hears bleak budget message
June 13, 2001
Again this year, Tonganoxie’s local option budget is keeping the school district afloat.
Leavenworth county officers earn honors for police work
Undersheriff Zoellner named police officer of the year
June 13, 2001
Major Dave Zoellner, Leavenworth County undersheriff, has been named police officer of the year.
Three wrestlers qualify for national tourney
June 13, 2001
Three wrestlers from the Tonganoxie Kids Wrestling Club qualified for a national tournament next month.
Natives finish ahead of pack at festival
June 13, 2001
Matt Brisch is a dedicated runner.
Summer football begins
June 13, 2001
Player turnout for the Tonganoxie High School football team’s first 7-on-7 game Saturday wasn’t as strong as Mark Elston would have liked.
Sports briefs
June 13, 2001
THS hosting summer basketball league
June 13, 2001
Tonganoxie High School will host a summer basketball league for the first time this summer. Games started Tuesday night.
THS coaches seek athletic cut policy
June 13, 2001
Tonganoxie High School sports programs always have followed a no-cut policy.
Council approves city clerk
June 13, 2001
For now, the city has solved the city clerk residency dispute.
Linwood man held in son-in-law’s death
38-year-old Eudora man shot in head during argument
June 13, 2001
Leavenworth County officials are investigating the shooting death of a 38-year-old Eudora man as a homicide.
New development tax earns city council OK
June 13, 2001
A fee will be charged on new developments in Tonganoxie, in an effort to increase money available to build and maintain city streets.