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Maranatha stops THS
November 6, 2002
The sun tried to peak through the fall clouds Thursday in Shawnee, but the thick wall wouldn’t let much light through.
McLouth girls take ninth in Wamego; Scarlett gets medal with 20th place
November 6, 2002
McLouth had eight runners compete Saturday at the state cross country meet in Wamego.
Voters cast ballots, one way or the other
November 6, 2002
Yesterday in Leavenworth County, approximately one-third of registered voters went to the polls. That means a majority, or about two-thirds chose not to vote. Those figures don’t take into account the number of citizens who are not registered to vote. Perhaps they, like the registered voters who failed to vote are satisfied with the status quo.
Clean chimneys help prevent fires
November 6, 2002
Before area residents light up their wood stoves and fireplaces, a local firefighter hopes they take the time to ensure chimneys and flues are safe.
Now’s time for flu shots
November 6, 2002
Tonganoxie physician Philip Stevens started vaccinating area residents against the flu early this year.
Emergencies not out of ordinary for new health department head
November 6, 2002
It was baptism by fire for the county’s new health administrator.
Atchison topples Chieftains
November 6, 2002
The namesake of Atchison High’s football stadium didn’t really fit the mood in a 4A bi-district game Tuesday.
Navinsky re-elected to commission
Early returns indicate voters reject county administrator position
November 6, 2002
By 10 p.m. Tuesday night, incumbent Don Navinsky, a Democrat from Easton, had won the votes needed to retain his First District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission. Navinsky received 2,336 votes, while his opponent, Leavenworth Republican J.C. Tellefson tallied 2,190.
Lansing wins 4A volleyball
November 6, 2002
Tonganoxie’s roadblock to the state tournament the last two years found a pretty clear path to a 4A title Saturday in Salina.
Halloween hoopla for THS
November 6, 2002
On a dark and chilly night, Tonganoxie fans found one more reason to celebrate on Halloween.
Chinstraps and Moutpieces: New high school playoffs could still use tinkering
November 6, 2002
As this year’s playoffs unfolded with a new twist Tuesday, it seems the system still could use some tinkering.
Boys can’t top Baldwin, take third
Bulldog boys claim fifth straight title; girls also take first
November 6, 2002
Saturday’s state cross country meet in Wamego showed some strong contrasts to regionals a week before in Tonganoxie.