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Tree planted in Lenahan’s memory
May 1, 2002
Although the weather wasn’t accommodating, local residents celebrated Arbor Day on Friday by planting a memorial tree and recognizing contributions of area businesses.
Almeda Hotel: Moving forward
May 1, 2002
Delmar Tinberg settled onto a shady bench Sunday afternoon as he watched the last of the Almeda Hotel furnishings leave the property.
Good Shepherd thrift shop celebrates 15th birthday
May 1, 2002
Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Pantry celebrated its 15th anniversary last week with a luncheon at West Haven Baptist Church.
Anniversary: Bill and Peggy Sproul
25th wedding anniversary
May 1, 2002
Remember when: a community review
May 1, 2002
THS drops fourth straight with extra-inning loss
May 1, 2002
The game went into extra innings, and the Chieftains were on the road. But this time, Tonganoxie didn’t enjoy an exciting finish.
Dates announced for football playoffs
May 1, 2002
The Kansas State High School Activities Association approved a larger playoff field with an extra game for football earlier this year.
Girls’ team blazing its own trails
Chieftains nab first, defeat KVL champ MVHS at Gardner-Edgerton
May 1, 2002
The Gardner-Edgerton Invitational on Friday had a slew of 5A schools, cold and rainy weather.
Gusty winds ruffle golfers in Louisburg
May 1, 2002
Tonganoxie’s two golf meets in two days didn’t seem to cause as many problems as the weather conditions on the second day.
THS climbs back into win column
Baseball team beats PLHS for first win, but drops heartbreakers to Lions
May 1, 2002
The Tonganoxie baseball team made a fashion statement Thursday against Perry-Lecompton in Tonganoxie.
Nuts and bolts
Business owner keeps close tabs on Tonganoxie
May 1, 2002
It’s business as usual.
Schools recycling to add up points
May 1, 2002
Tonganoxie Elementary School is once again turning trash into profit.
Letter: Alternative school view
May 1, 2002
If you took a poll about the need for an alternative school, I suspect you would get a variety of answers. If you asked a homeschooling mom that question, however, I think you would get an absolute and unequivocal, “YES!” because that’s exactly what we do in homeschool teach an alternative school.
Restoration project a boon for the city
May 1, 2002
Three serious bidders.
Accident prompts safety concerns
May 1, 2002
Leavenworth County Road 5, also known as the back road to Leavenworth, twists and turns.
4-H Foundation awards scholarships to students
Three county residents recognized for contributions
May 1, 2002
The 4-H Club has existed for 100 years and, with 7 million participants, it’s the nation’s largest out-of-school youth activity program.
Traffic signal installation scheduled for summer
May 1, 2002
It’s possible that a pedestrian crossing near Tonganoxie High School could be ready by the time school starts in August.
Leaks in roof force closure of city library
May 1, 2002
The orange and yellow signs on the Tonganoxie Library doors say it all: Closed for repairs.
Spring ritual: Mushroom mania strikes county
May 1, 2002
This spring has been a mushroom hunter’s dream.
Old hotel to again welcome boarders
May 1, 2002
Shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday, Anna Hansen’s heart was pounding. The bids were rising fast and furious and hers was one of the highest.
Obituary: Meryle C. McQuitty
May 1, 2002
Services for Meryle C. McQuitty, 89, Kansas City, Kan., were Monday, April 28, 2002, at Highland Park Funeral Home, Kansas City Kan., with burial in Highland Park Cemetery.