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Remember when: a community remembers
January 16, 2002
Young wrestlers get a workout at tourney
January 16, 2002
Phil Lobb Gymnasium in Tonganoxie High School on Sunday looked somewhat like the venue for the Olympics’ opening ceremonies.
Tonganoxie drains Olathe Christian at buzzer
Chieftains to meet Eudora in semifinals
January 16, 2002
Students vie for queen of basketball tournament
January 16, 2002
These are the queen candidates for the 43rd annual Tonganoxie Invitational Basketball Tournament. The queen will be crowned at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Basketball teams win on Friday
January 16, 2002
Van Horn knocks off top-seeded Oskaloosa
January 16, 2002
City council briefs
January 16, 2002
THS debaters qualify for state tournament
January 16, 2002
The Tonganoxie High School debate team placed second in the regional competition Saturday at Rock Creek.
Letters: County budgetary concerns, A tribute to a friend
January 16, 2002
THS takes second at Randy Starcher Invitational
January 16, 2002
The Tonganoxie High School wrestling team took second at the Randy Starcher Memorial Invitational on Saturday, coming in behind Atchison also the first team to beat the Chieftains this season.
Deputy accused of crime
January 16, 2002
A sheriff’s deputy has been charged in Leavenworth County District Court with possession of stolen property.
Planner to leave job with city
January 16, 2002
Tonganoxie’s city planner soon will take a job with Leavenworth County.
Forget re-election, work for the people
January 16, 2002
Now that Kansas Gov. Graves has called for a $228 million tax increase, legislators must roll up their sleeves and work to find the best solution to the state’s economic quandary. It won’t be easy.
Obituary/Frances C. Pilgrim
1922-2002
January 16, 2002
Services for Frances Colleen Pilgrim, 79, Oskaloosa, were Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002 at the Hesper Friends Church in Eudora with Rev. Cloyce Thornton officiating. Burial was in the Hesper Friends Cemetery.
Obituary: Leland McPherson
1910-2002
January 16, 2002
Services for Leland McPherson, 91, McLouth, were Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Obituary: Donald D. Lohman, Sr.
January 16, 2002
Services for Donald D. Lohman Sr., 72, formerly of the Basehor and Leavenworth area, were Jan. 7, 2002, at the Yahn and Son Funeral Home, Auburn, Wash.
Obituary/Loretta M. “DeeDee” Calovich
1958-2002
January 16, 2002
Services for Loretta M. “DeeDee” Calovich, 43, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, Jan. 16, 2002, at the Quisenberry Chapel in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Mark Goldasich officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary/Joyce Berman
1931-2002
January 16, 2002
A memorial service for Joyce Berman, 71, Tonganoxie, will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Unity Church of Lawrence.
Tonganoxie panel tours Basehor-Linwood schools
January 16, 2002
About 15 district patrons who are involved in the school district’s building committee last Wednesday night toured Basehor-Linwood’s new Glenwood Ridge Elementary School and Basehor-Linwood High School.
Obituary/Jon Paul Mills
1966-2002
January 16, 2002
Services for Jon Paul Mills, 35, Topeka, were Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at the Church of the Assumption, Topeka. Inurnment was Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
KC firm considers housing for elderly
January 16, 2002
A Kansas City, Mo.,-based real estate company is seeking the city’s support for a housing project for people 55 and older.
Graves proposes $228 million tax hike
January 16, 2002
In his State of the State message to the Legislature, Gov. Bill Graves proposed increases in cigarette, sales and motor fuel taxes to make up for revenue shortfalls that would otherwise require cuts in state spending on education, social services and transportation.
City selects mediator to resolve fire dispute
January 16, 2002
A mediator who will help members of the Tonganoxie Fire Department resolve their differences says he’s eager to go to work.