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Remeber when: a community review
October 10, 2001
Basehor salutes police, firefighters
October 10, 2001
The banquet was to honor police officers and firefighters who serve Basehor, as well as Fairmount and Stranger townships.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Open house, talk planned Oct. 25 at bank in Basehor
October 10, 2001
This year, an estimated 192,200 women in this country will be diagnosed with breast cancer.
State awards granted to county emergency shelters
October 10, 2001
Local shelter helps battered women
October 10, 2001
In the two years since the Tonganoxie shelter for battered women opened, the facility has served as a temporary home for more than 21 families.
Former kicker aids Hutch in the clutch
October 10, 2001
Chieftains hold on at Parsons
October 10, 2001
After a major setback to Santa Fe Trail on Sept. 28, a three-hour trip to Parsons on Friday seemed to get Tonganoxie back on track.
Grade school runners compete at THS course
October 10, 2001
Slightly smaller pairs of shoes trudged across the Tonganoxie Cross Country Course last Wednesday when roughly 120 students participated in the Tonganoxie Elementary Cross Country Meet.
Soccer team goes 2-3 during rugged week
October 10, 2001
The soccer marathon is finished.
Volleyball wins at De Soto, but misses finals
October 10, 2001
Tonganoxie assembled a winning record at the De Soto Tournament on Saturday, but a tournament rule didn’t allow the Chieftains to get past pool play.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces
Cross country runners known by another name
October 10, 2001
The American Heritage Dictionary has once again helped in the explanation of a sports term.
Tonganoxie running toward KVL
Chieftain boys take first again with win at Shawnee Mission Park; girls place third
October 10, 2001
Two Tonganoxie runners had to deal with something other than competitors, while another had a second straight team-leading race Thursday at Shawnee Mission Park.
Newsmakers
October 10, 2001
Tending to the roof
October 10, 2001
City Council Briefs
October 10, 2001
Area Briefs
October 10, 2001
School board briefs
October 10, 2001
School district changes health-insurance firms
October 10, 2001
According to one school board member, the Tonganoxie district needs to tie up health insurance negotiations earlier in the year.
Local businesses reap profits from track
October 10, 2001
The Kansas Speedway proved lucrative in its own concessions and ticket sales, and Tonganoxie businesses also benefited from the new race track.
Shouts and Murmurs
Take a moment, now and then
October 10, 2001
The sun broke through a late afternoon haze to reveal autumn’s colors on the hills west of town. As I walked out the doors of B&J Country Mart and looked across to the distant hillsides, the rolling hills dressed in trees of red and yellow reminded me of a painting by Monet.
Each day, motorists should think safety
October 10, 2001
Every 13 minutes, a person in the United States dies in a vehicular accident. That average death rate adds up to more than 41,500 traffic fatalities each year on the nation’s roads.
News Briefs
October 10, 2001
The record
Police reports and court proceedings
October 10, 2001
News briefing
October 10, 2001
The Delaware Township Volunteer Fire Department will host an open house as part of its Fire Prevention Week activities from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
County OKs purchase of masks
October 10, 2001
The Sept. 11 acts of terrorism on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, as well as concerns about the threat of biological or chemical warfare, have prompted the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department to order $16,000 worth of protective gear for officers.
Church members prepare for annual autumn bazaar
October 10, 2001
Following its annual tradition, members of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Altar Society will hold its annual autumn bazaar and raffle from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Officials investigate murder-suicide
October 10, 2001
A rural Leavenworth County man apparently shot and killed his wife last weekend, before turning the gun on himself.
Deaths/Funerals
Joe F. Jenkins Sr., Alberta Jean Riddle, Francis E. Ulrich, Mary Ussery
October 10, 2001
City council considers hiring full-time building inspector
Franiuk, Graveman hold differing views on proposal
October 10, 2001
Mayor John Franiuk and City Councilwoman Kathy Graveman are at odds over whether the city should hire a full-time building inspector.
Negotiations begin on nursing home
October 10, 2001
Police officer juggles military duty, family
October 10, 2001
Tonganoxie police officer Brian Daily has been called up by the Air National Guard, but he also has matters on his own homefront.
In Tonganoxie, schools trained for emergencies
Following attacks on East Coast, concerns about safety heightened
October 10, 2001
County and school officials have for years worked together to know how to manage emergency situations. In light of recent terrorist activities on the East Coast, now is a good time to review procedures, said Chuck Magaha, Leavenworth County’s emergency preparedness director.
Letter to the editor
October 10, 2001