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Tonganoxie ponders alternative school
April 24, 2002
Students caught in the twists and turns on the road to a high school education may never find their way to a diploma.
Districts face tough choices
Funding uncertainties force worst-case planning
April 24, 2002
There’s a difference between being in limbo and playing limbo.
Despite hailstorm, spring prevails
April 24, 2002
If current predictions come true, area farmers could see their crops soaking up more rainfall than usual.
Birth: Brett Allen Klamm
April 24, 2002
Tony and Jeanette Klamm, Bonner Springs, announce the birth of a son, Brett Allen Klamm, on April 4, 2002, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
Chieftain bats quiet at midpoint
April 24, 2002
Tonganoxie coach John Lee wouldn’t mind a midseason swing for his baseball team
Golfers improve team score, finish 16th in Osawatomie
April 24, 2002
The greens were harder to find Saturday, but Tonganoxie golfers still managed to lower their team score in Osawatomie.
Chieftains blank BLHS
Jeannin strikes out 20 in Kaw Valley contests
April 24, 2002
Perennial power Basehor-Linwood has had Tonganoxie’s number in recent years, but on Thursday, the Bobcats’ magic numeral was 0.
THS jumpers’ jackpot
April 24, 2002
If an event includes sand or a bar, the Tonganoxie High School boys’ track team is probably faring well in it.
Alternative schools come in all sizes, types
April 24, 2002
At graduation, it’s easy to forget about the ones who didn’t make it.
Mirror staff members win 23 awards
April 24, 2002
Staff members at The Mirror newspaper won numerous awards at the Kansas Press Association’s 2002 Awards of Excellence contest.
Letter: Oil dilemma
April 24, 2002
For the past week, the Senate took up drilling in Anwar for oil.
A spring idea: the natural lawn
April 24, 2002
Whose idea was it that lawns need to be kept neatly mowed? What would be wrong with everybody having nice, lush, tall grass (or other vegetation) in their front yard. If I can get a few of you to join me, we might be able to make a difference in our world.
Alternative school idea worth exploring
April 24, 2002
While an alternative school in Tonganoxie might not be the answer all students and their parents are seeking, the idea is worth exploring.
Relay moving this year
April 24, 2002
The weather hasn’t cooperated for Tonganoxie’s Relay for Life the last two years. Local organizers hope a different location will help the American Cancer Society’s nationwide drive.
Obituary: Clarence L. Pulliam
1914-2002
April 24, 2002
Services for Clarence Leslie “Pat” Pulliam, 88, De Soto, were Monday, April 22, 2002, at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Attorney says candidacy a natural progression
April 24, 2002
Leawood Republican Sen. David Adkins said it’s only natural he’s wants to be the state’s highest law enforcement official.
Budget watch
City officials will watch warily when Legislature returns
April 24, 2002
By delaying or eliminating some expenditures, City Administrator Shane Krull believes Tonganoxie can weather any financial storm the state Legislature creates. That is, until the end of 2002.
Birth: Kaitlyn Marie Kessler
April 24, 2002
Matthew J. and Jenny Mae Kessler, Tonganoxie, announce the birth of a daughter, Kaitlyn Marie Kessler, on April 7, 2002, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.