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On with the fair!
August 27, 2003
For Ron Dolsen, it’s not about the money.
Remember when: a community review
August 27, 2003
Bakery will anchor busy corner
August 27, 2003
Soon, the mouth-watering aroma of freshly baked goods will be wafting along the streets of downtown Tonganoxie.
Shouts and murmurs: Learning from things around us
August 27, 2003
When we planted a wildflower border around our back yard two years ago, we didn’t realize how the chicory would take root.
Official urges voluntary burn ban
August 27, 2003
Chuck Magaha, a volunteer firefighter who also is director of the county’s emergency management office, is pleading with county residents.
Trees dying in city’s new subdivisions
August 27, 2003
Council delays vote on liqour
August 27, 2003
Tonganoxie Sunday liquor sales could be up for grabs.
City OKs zoning for 27 acres
Nearby residents upset by density of proposal
August 27, 2003
Tonganoxie City Council’s approval Monday night of a controversial rezoning on the west side of Smiley Road north of Hatchell Road drew strong criticism from neighbors.
THS football player avoids major injury
August 27, 2003
Matt Madeira was in plenty of pain Monday night during football practice, but didn’t break a bone, as his coaches had feared.
THS soccer kicks off season on Friday
August 27, 2003
Friday will be tune-up night for most area sports teams as they scrimmage.
Clinic attracts another form of Kansas Ctiy soccer
August 27, 2003
This year, local soccer youth took instruction from a shooting Comet rather than a masterful Wizard.
Cross country team picks up new runners
August 27, 2003
Phil Williams would love to have even more runners join his cross country squad, but he’s glad to have a few report since practice began last week.
Red-white events add lift-a-thon
August 27, 2003
Weight lifting will be a part of this year’s Red-White scrimmage lineup on Friday.
Utlities report record usage
August 27, 2003
Two electric companies that serve the Tonganoxie area set records for usage on Thursday, as temperatures soared above 105 degrees.
Water levels in Tonganoxie remain higher than last August
August 27, 2003
It feels like last August again, as triple-digit temperatures envelop the area and rain seems only a distant memory.
Highway project nearly complete
Asphalt work to begin next week
August 27, 2003
Work on U.S. Highway 24-40 between Tonganoxie and the Leavenworth-Wyandotte county line should be completed soon.
Obituary: Betty J. Hyde-Meints
1935-2003
August 27, 2003
Graveside services for Betty J. Hyde-Meints, 68, Lawrence, were Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.
Obituary: Hazel Alma Henick
1909-2003
August 27, 2003
Services for Hazel Alma Henick, 94, Lawrence, were Friday, Aug. 22, 2003, at Indian Hills Church of God in Lawrence. Burial was in Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.
Obituary: Hazel Lee hall
1921-2003
August 27, 2003
Services for Hazel Lee Hall, 82, Emporia, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at First United Methodist Church in Emporia. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Sunflowers revisited
August 27, 2003
For the umpteenth year, the Grinter sunflower fields have proven to be an irresistible photo op.
Obituary: Violet Mae Richardson
1919-2003
August 27, 2003
Services for Violet Mae Richardson, 84, McLouth, were Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery in McLouth.