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Tonganoxie pays Piper narrow loss, 17-14
October 17, 2001
Most would have viewed Friday’s game against Piper as a warm-up for Tonganoxie’s last two district games, but the Chieftains witnessed more of a struggle first-hand.
History at Quaker View
October 17, 2001
Brother Hiram is the official greeter at Quaker View. The once-stray Airedale of indeterminate age greets me at the backdoor of the home of Fred Leimkuhler. As I expected, no one answered my knock. Were it not for the three yellow school buses lining the gravel drive, it would have appeared no one was home at Quaker View Farm.
The record
Police reports and court proceedings
October 17, 2001
Deaths/Funerals
Danny W. Clark, Ransley McNulty, Gary Lincoln Scott, Betty Louis Scott
October 17, 2001
Concerns about anthrax virus permeate throughout county
October 17, 2001
Ask Leavenworth County Undersheriff Dave Zoellner about anthrax, and he’ll say he’s not an expert on the dangerous virus.
Old Jack city
October 17, 2001
From Hell” provides a horrifying look at history’s most famous unsolved crime.
King of the ‘Castle’
October 17, 2001
Robert Redford helps build a reliable but inflexible foundation for “The Last Castle”
Tonganoxie High School fills several coaching spots
October 17, 2001
Vacancies for coaches at Tonganoxie were the norm during the last few months, but all coaching positions now have been filled. And most of the faces are familiar.
Chieftain soccer team hopes to close with winning year
October 17, 2001
Even though the Tonganoxie soccer team is running different personnel on the field this season, the team’s record is similar to a year ago.
Senior salute
October 17, 2001
Tonganoxie’s Senior Night on Oct. 9 went well for five THS volleyball players.
Weekend warriors
Saturday youth football league helping local players learn basics of sports
October 17, 2001
Area fans interested in seeing a glimpse of a possible 2007 Tonganoxie High School Football team can head to the Basehor Field of Dreams.
Boys win sixth straight KVL title
Norris ties school record, takes second; Korb, girls also take second as Lansing wins
October 17, 2001
The fall landscape at St. Mary College in Leavenworth was painted with distinct red, orange and yellow at the Kaw Valley League Cross Country Meet last Thursday.
Some tips on how to fly flags
October 17, 2001
As more and more area residents fly the American flag in support of the United States, it’s important to know how to properly display the flag.
Health department offers flut immunizations
October 17, 2001
The Leavenworth County Health Department is offering flu/pneumonia immunization clinic on Nov. 2.
Charges filed in vehicle thefts, burglaries
October 17, 2001
Numerous charges have been filed against a 21-year-old Leavenworth man in connection with vehicle burglaries and vehicle thefts.
Plans to renovate part of courthouse progressing
October 17, 2001
Architects working on plans for renovation of the Leavenworth County Courthouse last week got the green light to proceed with a portion of the project.
Nominations sought for awards
October 17, 2001
The Conservation Awards Program will again be held in Leavenworth County, according to Sy Nyhart, county extension agent for agriculture, who chairs a committee to select candidates for awards.
Universities team up to track virus
October 17, 2001
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has formed a partnership with the University of Kansas and Kansas State University to monitor for West Nile Virus in Kansas.
Letters
October 17, 2001
Shouts and Murmurs
I pledge allegiance to the flag … .
October 17, 2001
At 1 p.m. last Friday, school children across America recited The Pledge of Allegiance in unison as a show of patriotism to our nation.
Increased awareness normal these days
October 17, 2001
While residents of Southern Leavenworth County may be insulated from most concerns about anthrax exposure, it makes sense for everyone to be aware of the possibility.
News briefing
October 17, 2001
Methodist Church prepares for dinner
October 17, 2001
Traditions run strong at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church.
New laws regulates exotic pets in county
October 17, 2001
Leavenworth County, long known for its relaxed laws on the keeping of exotic pets, has changed to a no-nonsense approach.
Work on signals get under way
October 17, 2001
Work was to begin this week on installation of traffic signals at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and 24-59 in Lawrence, commonly known as Teepee Junction.
County commission to decide on permit for retreat center
October 17, 2001
The Leavenworth County Planning Commission voted last week against recommending the renewal of a special-use permit for the Gaea Retreat Center. The vote was 5-2.
Plans for Home Depot running on fast track in Leavenworth
October 17, 2001
After looking at sites in the Lansing/Leavenworth area since the beginning of this year, Home Depot may have found a home for a new store.
Postal workers exercise caution
October 17, 2001
Reports of mail contaminated with anthrax spores have led to heightened security measures taken by postal officials.
County facing revenue shortfall
October 17, 2001
Leavenworth County Commission Chairman Don Navinsky had a heart-to-heart talk with county department heads last week.
Oz seeks new home for park
Rumors stirring about county site
October 17, 2001
The Oz Entertainment Company, which had planned to open a theme park near De Soto, has decided to set its sights elsewhere.