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Ghost Ship’ sets a course for mediocrity
(R) **
October 23, 2002
Establishing a spooky setting is half the battle when crafting a scary movie. So in that respect, “Ghost Ship” offers smooth sailing for horror fans.
New decorating shop to open next week on Fourth Street
October 23, 2002
Leisa Bray is bringing a taste of the west to Tonganoxie.
Work scheduled for county road
October 23, 2002
Next spring, road construction is expected to begin on a major county road.
Smallpox scare prompts quarantine at hospital
October 23, 2002
Two years ago, it’s likely the 34-year-old male’s chickenpox wouldn’t have created a stir.
New financial planning office to serve Tonganoxie area
October 23, 2002
A well-traveled Randy Marshall has put a decade of time into military service.
Candidates face off at forum
October 23, 2002
Candidates for the First District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission squared off Saturday during an election forum in Leavenworth.
Daniels advocates for administrator
October 23, 2002
During an election forum last Saturday, Leavenworth County Commissioner Joe Daniels pushed for the idea of a county administrator.
Commission chairman favors finance director instead of manager
October 23, 2002
Bob Adams, chairman of the Leavenworth County Commission, wants to make one thing perfectly clear before the Nov. 5 election.
Basehor’s Sonic to open soon
October 23, 2002
In about a week, Basehor’s first fast-food restaurant should open.
Deer-vehicle accidents rise
Sheriff’s officer provides tips on avoiding mishaps
October 23, 2002
Love is in the area in Leavenworth County.
Reno Township firefighters receive touching letter about 11-year-old
October 23, 2002
Firefighters with Reno Township Fire Department were among the first emergency personnel on the scene on Aug. 27, when an 11-year-old boy died along the Kansas Turnpike.
Reminder: Take care to avoid hitting deer
October 23, 2002
Next week, after daylight-saving time expires on Sunday, commuters and other county residents who must take trips will be traveling at a different time of day than usual
Shouts and Murmurs: Motivation sparks entrepeneurs
October 23, 2002
Sometimes dreams begin with a vision, no matter how small.
Fire damages mobile home
October 23, 2002
Tonganoxie city firefighters extinguished a blaze Friday morning in a mobile home in Paradise Trailer Park, just south of Tonganoxie.
District patrons to vote
October 23, 2002
When voters in the Basehor-Linwood school district head to the polls early next year, they’ll decide whether to construct a new junior high school on Leavenworth County Road 2.
Obituary: Gladys M. Niebaum
October 23, 2002
Graveside services for Gladys M. Niebaum, 94, Tonganoxie, will be at 2:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating.
Obituary: Mary Katherine Bernhardt Peterson
October 23, 2002
Services for Mary Katherine “Terry” Bernhardt Peterson, 84, Seattle, will be at 12:30 p.m. today, Oct. 23, 2002, at Kansas City Funeral Directors, 4880 Shawnee Dr., Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Obituary: Agness Alieen Cook
October 23, 2002
Services for Agness Aileen Cook, 86, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, in Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Ineke C. Willems
October 23, 2002
Memorial services for Ineke C. Willems, 75, Lawrence, will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at the Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship in Lawrence.
Donald Ray Wolfe
October 23, 2002
Services for Donald Ray Wolfe, 72, Tonganoxie, will be at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at the Community of Christ Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Paul Dorsey officiating.
County explains ballot issue in $5,000 mailing
October 23, 2002
Leavenworth County has spent more than $5,000 to mail a fact sheet on an election question that will appear on the Nov. 5 ballot.
City battles water line breaks
Crews repair three lines; firefighters provide aid
October 23, 2002
Matt Bichelmeyer, who had to close his restaurant Monday night because water pipes behind his downtown restaurant had burst, is grateful.
Company looking at highway property
Firm would distribute, package black powder
October 23, 2002
A company that distributes black powder and smokeless propellants for sport shooting wants to move its distribution center to a site just east of Tonganoxie.
One final stop before State
October 23, 2002
Tonganoxie will have quite the home meet come Saturday.
Letter: Time for a professional approach
October 23, 2002