Archive for Wednesday, March 21, 2001

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Population increases 16 percent
March 21, 2001
Tonganoxie, and all of southern Leavenworth County, have grown considerably in the past 10 years, according to information from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Eldridge denies claims of nudity
County officials investigating new cabaret
March 21, 2001
A former Leavenworth County commissioner maintains nothing illegal is occurring at his month-old club, even though sheriff’s officers last week seized records from the business.
Growing changes in Tonganoxie
March 21, 2001
Infrastructure work on tap in Tonganoxie
March 21, 2001
Growth seems to be inevitable, especially in Tonganoxie and southern Leavenworth County.
Cities in region poised to serve new residents
March 21, 2001
Several cities in the Tonganoxie area have been busily preparing during the past few years for the anticipated growth in southern Leavenworth County.
Energy firm eyes county
North Carolina company interested in building power plant
March 21, 2001
Generating electricity is big business.
Progress 2001
Tonganoxie on the threshold
March 21, 2001
Comparing the growth
March 21, 2001
Petition protest may lead to vote
March 21, 2001
At their meeting Monday night, Tonganoxie City Council members will be asked to decide whether to conduct a special election.
Water rescue squad gets workout
March 21, 2001
As rain fell Wednesday night, Larry Duarte worried about his parents.
Team focuses on water rescues in county
March 21, 2001
The squad of volunteers who rescued a rural Leavenworth County couple last Thursday from their home has been training for nearly a year.
THS student earns Girl Scouting award
March 21, 2001
A 15-year-old Tonganoxie High School student has earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, which is Girl Scouting’s second-highest achievement.
Sun shines on St. Pat’s parade
March 21, 2001
It was a gorgeous day on Saturday, as Tonganoxie residents lined Fourth Street for the 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Basehor mayor’s trial begins
March 21, 2001
A jury trial for Basehor Mayor John Pfannenstiel got under way this week in Leavenworth County District Court.
Water rescue squad an asset for county
Editorial
March 21, 2001
One day in the future, it’s likely a newly formed water rescue team will save the lives of Leavenworth County residents.
Engagements
March 21, 2001
Musical Chieftains, newspaper to raise funds again
March 21, 2001
Once again, The Mirror and music students at Tonganoxie High and Junior High schools will work together to raise funds.
Meeting set for county comprehensive plan
March 21, 2001
Area residents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting about revisions planned for the Leavenworth County Comprehensive Plan.
Teen shot during fight in Lawrence
March 21, 2001
A Tonganoxie High School senior is facing several weeks of recovery from a gunshot wound to his leg.
News Briefing
March 21, 2001
The record
March 21, 2001
Duo hope to open greenhouse in Urban Hess
March 21, 2001
If all goes according to plan, Tonganoxie will have a new greenhouse in about six weeks.
Tonganoxie’s debate coach honored by peers
March 21, 2001
Steve Harrell’s windowless classroom may be nicknamed the cave, but his debate and forensics students call his room their home away from home.
Delawares still pushing for casino
Representative for casino equipment company plans to attend meeting at THS
March 21, 2001
In recent weeks, the Delaware Indian tribe has been looking into the possibility of establishing an Indian gaming center in Leavenworth County.
Mary Catherine Wallace
March 21, 2001
Banquet honors
March 21, 2001
Tonganoxie sports briefs
March 21, 2001
Banquet reflects more than just basketball
Two coaches reminisce about season
March 21, 2001
At the boys basketball team’s end-of-season banquet on March 13, Coach Mike Webb began the awards presentations by talking about everything but basketball.
Robbins family expands business concerns
March 21, 2001
In Tonganoxie, when you say Midwest, you say a lot.
Downtown transformation
Tonganoxie businessman turns small grocery store into steakhouse
March 21, 2001
Last year, when Matt Bichelmeyer and Vicki Shelby-Dean opened Bichelmeyer’s Steakhouse at 427 E. Fourth St. in Tonganoxie, it was the first time in 105 years that a grocery store hadn’t occupied that building.
Tonganoxie students find success in many arenas
March 21, 2001
Tonganoxie schools are going strong.
Growing congregations prompt church projects
March 21, 2001
Several churches in Tonganoxie are building for the future.
Kansas Speedway nearly ready to start its engine
March 21, 2001
The largest tourist attraction in Kansas is set to open soon.
Urban Hess a hub of construction activity
March 21, 2001
The rate of development in Urban Hess Business Center in northeast Tonganoxie has been phenomenal in the past year.
Chamber underscores city’s attributes
March 21, 2001
After nearly three months on the job as Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce president, Bill Grant believes the organization is heading down the right track.
Area banks jumping on growth bandwagon
Mutual Savings expands in downtown Tonganoxie; First State Bank and Trust adding 2 more branches
March 21, 2001
Leaders of financial institutions that do business in Southern Leavenworth County believe the future is bright for the area.
Several commercial tracts poised for development
Two Tonganoxie subdivisions along 24-40 highway nearly ready for infrastructure improvements
March 21, 2001
It appears that Tonganoxie is on the cusp of additional commercial development.
Tonganoxie on threshold of changes
March 21, 2001
With the city issuing a record 99 residential building permits in 2000, housing developments and residential options continue to expand.