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Call of the wildlife
Operation WildLife’s continual care for critters costs thousands a year
June 5, 2002
The critters may be small, but their grocery bills are big. A one-week supply of earthworms to feed baby robins costs $36.
Parker named new athletics director
June 5, 2002
Brandon Parker will be even more involved in his second year with the Tonganoxie athletics department.
Remember when: a community review
June 5, 2002
Realtor pulls up stakes for new career
June 5, 2002
It’s not every day a person starts a new career at the age of 61.
Clinic provides campers with summer basketball
June 5, 2002
Although the Tonganoxie High School basketball season won’t start for another six months, offseason activities were prevalent in the THS gymnasium last week.
Chieftain softball earns five spots on all-KVL team
June 5, 2002
Five Tonganoxie players made the all-Kaw Valley League softball team.
Quarterback set for football in California
June 5, 2002
Former Tonganoxie football player John Barnes is going west.
Kansas Speedway’s first races can attract the casual spectator
June 5, 2002
The traditional phrase that starts auto races could use some tinkering.
Cyclists to race June 16
June 5, 2002
Although promoters had hoped for more events, bicycle racing will make its way to Tonganoxie this month.
Man seriously injured in jump from vehicle
June 5, 2002
A rural Basehor man apparently leapt from a moving vehicle Tuesday morning during an argument with a woman who was driving.
FBI probe into thefts continues
June 5, 2002
Federal agents continue to investigate a theft from an automatic teller machine in Tonganoxie, and they’re contemplating whether two other ATM burglaries are related.
Navinsky to face challenge for county commission seat
June 5, 2002
Two incumbent officeholders have made it official and filed for re-election.
Letter: A special invitation
June 5, 2002
Tonganoxie Days is drawing near June 7 and 8 and I just want to invite you and the whole community to come out and take in this annual event. This is the 17th annual Tonganoxie Days, and it was originated as a celebration of the town.
Carving from danger an angel
June 5, 2002
Two years ago, on May 11, 2000, when a tornado tore through Tonganoxie, I took refuge at my parents’ house. Even from the basement we could hear the splintering of tree limbs and the shattering of glass. I didn’t know until later that the din included the sound of my car’s rear window shattering when struck by the top half of a tree.
Site of annual fest should be evalutated
June 5, 2002
This year, Tonganoxie Days is on the move.
Barbecue’s king at annual cook-off
June 5, 2002
By early Friday afternoon, curls of smoke wafted from chimneys of portable smokers at the 11th annual McLouth BBQ Blowout.
Obituary: Lois Richardson
1901-2002
June 5, 2002
Services for Lois Richardson, 101 Leavenworth, were last Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at the Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Vets hope to revive Legion post
June 5, 2002
Jim Rogers wants to see the Tonganoxie American Legion chapter grow.
Council approves $2 million upgrade to city’s sewer plant
June 5, 2002
Proposed work on Tonganoxie’s wastewater treatment plant received the green light at the May 28 city council meeting.
KCK racer roars into the big time
June 5, 2002
Despite racing at about 148 mph during most of the ARCA RE/MAX BPU 200 on Saturday at Kansas Speedway, Jennifer Jo Cobb sputtered a little just once.
Increase in school aid offset by higher insurance costs
June 5, 2002
Increased insurance costs likely will eat up any additional state money coming to Tonganoxie schools.
Firefighters resign from department
June 5, 2002
The turmoil in Tonganoxie’s fire department continues.