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Remember when: A community review
July 23, 2003
100 years and going strong
July 23, 2003
By all accounts, Gertrude Miller could be said to be hitting the century mark in style.
Shouts and Murmurs: Taking note of our surroundings
July 23, 2003
This year the Master Gardeners’ flower beds are really taking shape. The flowers are in the area between Chieftain Park and VFW Park, just north of First Street.
Viewpoints: Yellow ribbon down sooner than we expected
July 23, 2003
We hoped we wouldn’t have to leave it up long.
First State bank president elected to statewide post
July 23, 2003
Tonganoxie banker Kent Needham probably won’t be in his office at Fourth and Bury much during the next few years.
Braves set for AFA nationals
July 23, 2003
More than 70 softball teams will converge on Lawrence this week.
Robbins’ memory to be vibrant at tourney
July 23, 2003
A few Tonganoxie residents plan to keep Andy Robbins’ memory alive with an annual scholarship awarded during Tonganoxie High School commencement exercises.
MHS to flex muscles on Aug. 2
July 23, 2003
McLouth High football players will be on the field for the first time with their new coach next week.
Tonganoxie Junior, Midget teams clinch summer tournament titles
July 23, 2003
Tonganoxie’s California Blues won the Junior Baseball League Tournament by defeating Bonner Springs, 13-4.
Youth-laden Legion team ends year
July 23, 2003
American Legion baseball encompasses a wide age group of 14- through 19-year-olds.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 23, 2003
For one of my great-grandaughters, a favorite treasure is her American Girl doll.
Work begins on park restrooms
July 23, 2003
The Johnny on the Jobs are on their way out.
Tonganoxie family opens new feed store downtown
July 23, 2003
New business action on the east end of the downtown area includes a feed store.
Judge issues arrest warrant
Former library director misses date in court
July 23, 2003
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Tonganoxie woman who failed to appear at a court hearing Friday morning.
Obituary: Evelyn Anna Lamb
July 23, 2003
Services for Evelyn Anna Lamb, 85, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery, McLouth.
Obituary: Joseph J. Lagodinski
1914-2003
July 23, 2003
Services for Joseph J. Lagodinski, 88, Tonganoxie, (formerly of Kansas City), were Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Della E. Dohrn
1915-2003
July 23, 2003
Services for Della E. Dohrn, 87, McLouth, were Saturday, July 19, 2003, at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Sheriff hopes to boost department ranks
July 23, 2003
The officer-strapped sheriff’s department is looking for a few good men and women.
Council asks to reduce mill-levy hike
July 23, 2003
Tonganoxie City Administrator Shane Krull last week suggested a mill levy increase of just more than 3 mills for the 2004 budget, but city council members didn’t want that steep of an increase.
It’s back: Group revives Linwood festival
July 23, 2003
Andy Smith has his work cut out for him.
Cooperative customers set records
Electricity use peaks at about 6 p.m. Sunday
July 23, 2003
An area cooperative’s customers set a record for electricity use Friday evening — and then broke that record on Sunday.
Twins moves into Tonganoxie market
July 23, 2003
Owners of a new Tonganoxie cabinet shop, Twins Custom Wood, plan to triple their business within the next five years.
County turns thumbs down on liquor
July 23, 2003
Rural areas of Leavenworth County will remain dry on Sundays.