Archive for Wednesday, June 27, 2001

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City Council Briefs
June 27, 2001
A review of action from Monday night’s Tonganoxie City Council meeting.
Chinstraps & Mouthpieces: The joys of summer capture attention
June 27, 2001
Summer is a time for things such as swimming, playing baseball, going to the lake or, for college graduates, finding a job in the real world.
The Record: Action from law enforcement and courts
June 27, 2001
Obituary: Marjorie Peterson
1926-2001
June 27, 2001
Services for Marjorie Peterson, 75, Basehor, will be at 10 a.m. today, June 27, 2001, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Basehor. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery, also in Basehor.
Obituary: Ingeborg Eileen Nelson
1909-2001
June 27, 2001
Services for Ingeborg Eileen Nelson, 91, Linwood, were Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Samantha Erin Dally
1985-2001
June 27, 2001
Graveside services for Samantha “Sammy” Erin Dally, 16, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, June 27, 2001, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Kan.
Jefferson County veteran presented purple heart
June 27, 2001
Like many men of his generation, Richard Rasdall Sr. has been reluctant to discuss his experiences in Europe during World War II.
City council to consider business fees
June 27, 2001
Tonganoxie City Council members likely will consider next month whether to require licenses of businesses in the city.
County’s new water rescue squad gets a real workout
June 27, 2001
Up until last week, the county’s water rescue team was still a little wet behind the ears.
County commissioners approve development plan
June 27, 2001
Leavenworth County commissioners approved the county’s comprehensive plan Thursday, making way for more small residential lots.
Man faces weapons charge
June 27, 2001
A 37-year-old Leavenworth man has been charged in connection with his alleged attempt to take a gun into the county justice center.
Editorial: World War II veterans a special breed
June 27, 2001
It is interesting how a majority of World War II veterans view their contribution to their county. Joining the service was simply what they did. It was the way it was.
Sports Briefs
June 27, 2001
Role reversed for coach in summer league
June 27, 2001
Make-up baseball games last Thursday translated into a demand for more umpires, which in turn depleted the summer league basketball referee crew, which forced Tonganoxie boys’ basketball coach Dave Walker to officiate rather than watch.
All-Americans
Tonganoxie cheerleaders excel at nationals
June 27, 2001
The Tonganoxie High School cheerleading squad earned its first-ever recognition as an All-American team at the National Cheerleaders Association Cheerleading Camp on June 18-21 in Emporia.
Stranger roars through county
Creek floods Easton, damages homes and farms after drenching rains
June 27, 2001
In Anna Mary Landauer’s 82 years in Southern Leavenworth County, she’d never before seen Stranger Creek as high as it was last week.
City to host 7-on-7 football tourney
June 27, 2001
Tonganoxie football coach Mark Elston’s young team has been improving gradually in its 7-on-7 league, but Elston said he didn’t like how Saturday’s competition started.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 27, 2001
We had to have a brownish-tan colored fabric for an Indian girls costume for an Indian and pilgrim play at school, so I’m at wit’s end,” said Anne. “A pair of light-brown pillow cases became a skirt and vest, in just a matter of minutes, it seemed.”
Remember When: A Community Review
June 27, 2001
10 years ago: July 3, 1991 We hear that Dr. Stevens is on his way to Norway to visit his son, Charles, and his family. Dr. Stevens has not been to Norway in five years.
Official says power plant site at 195th, Bauserman
June 27, 2001
A $200 million power plant at the northwest corner of Bauserman Road and 195th Street isn’t a done deal.
Letter to the editor: Dissension in Tonganoxie
June 27, 2001
Regarding comments made by our mayor and one of our police officers: In my opinion, these letters explain why there has been so much dissension between some of the business owners and city government.
Letter to the editor: A matter of respect
June 27, 2001
Right now I’m very glad I don’t live in Tonganoxie. You seem to have a mayor who believes he was appointed by God.
Letter to the editor: Keeping a great little town
June 27, 2001
I just hope that when the people in Tonganoxie go to vote next time they stop and think: Do I want the same people back in office?
Letter to the editor: Revisiting the past
June 27, 2001
I lived in Tonganoxie for four years when I was 9 through 12. That was 50 years ago.
Letter to the editor: In response to mayor
June 27, 2001
I have lived in Tonganoxie all my life except for the years I wore a military uniform and served my country. I have lived, studied and written Tonganoxie history and believe that qualifies me to respond to Mayor Franiuk’s personal attack on my wife, Jean. It is poor taste for an elected official to blast those who are paying his staff.