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Cabela’s store draws thousands
August 21, 2002
Angling for a look at the new Cabela’s store, more than 140,000 visitors packed the business in its first four days.
Shouts and Murmurs: Water ideas continue to surface
August 21, 2002
Since writing two columns about water conservation last month, I’ve been deluged with comments from area residents telling ways they conserve, or recycle water.
Remember when: a community review
August 21, 2002
Intersection to remain open during construction
August 21, 2002
Despite construction at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and Kansas Highway 16, traffic will go on.
Showers prompt city to lift ban
August 21, 2002
Tonganoxie’s outdoor watering ban has been lifted for now.
Fair winds down for another year
August 21, 2002
No matter the age, area residents found something to enjoy at the Leavenworth County Fair last week.
Tonganoxie enrollment climbs again
August 21, 2002
Even before Tonganoxie schools opened their doors today, the district’s enrollment had already topped last year’s count by 41.
Dogs test positive for ehrlichia
August 21, 2002
While reports of Kansas animals infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus have surfaced, a Tonganoxie veterinarian says that’s not all there is to be concerned about.
County’s budget approved
August 21, 2002
Leavenworth County employ- ees are the ones who receive the brunt of resident complaints when it comes to taxes.
Publisher’s memo: The Mirror seeking thoughts about 9-11
August 21, 2002
In just three weeks, our nation will mark the one-year anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Center.
Leavenworth teen named Shrine Rodeo queen
August 21, 2002
Rebecca Abramovitz, a rural Leavenworth resident, was crowned the 2002 Abdallah Shrine Rodeo Queen during Thursday’s rodeo at Kem-per Arena in Kansas City, Mo.
Obituary: E. Maxine Reed
1915-2002
August 21, 2002
Services for E. Maxine Reed, Ottawa, were held Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, in Ottawa. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.
Obituary: Edward James Bates
1928-2002
August 21, 2002
Services for Edward “Ed” Bates, Basehor, were held Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in the Glenwood Cemetery.
Teams begin fall practice
August 21, 2002
Athletes in Tonganoxie’s four fall sports started practice Monday.
THS athletes survive summer with new conditioning program
August 21, 2002
Boot camp it wasn’t, but Tonganoxie High School student-athletes found their summer conditioning programs to be a bit more demanding this year.
Rain helps field make turn for the better
August 21, 2002
Beatty Field has now gotten substantial aid from two water sources.
Team honors coach
Army official sent to Korea
August 21, 2002
Youth baseball coach Eric Hammond didn’t have too much time to savor a Junior Baseball Tournament title.