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Crash sends drivers to hospital
August 11, 2004
An accident at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 166th Street sent two men to the University of Kansas Hospital last Wednesday.
Obituary: Robert Steven Robinson
1952-2004
August 11, 2004
Memorial services are pending for Robert Steven Robinson, 54, Tonganoxie, who died at his home on July 24, 2004. Inurnment is planned for Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Monte Reed Dolan
1962-2004
August 11, 2004
Graveside services for Monte Reed Dolan, 41, Lawrence, were Monday, August 9, 2004, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Tonganoxie Blue midget team takes league by storm at 15-0
August 11, 2004
The Tonganoxie Blue midget softball team had a gigantic year.
Tae kwon do members shine at Sunflower State Games
August 11, 2004
Rex Hutton’s tae kwon do students didn’t just win at the recent Sunflower State Games — they excelled.
Reading at a new level
Ex-Tonganoxie teacher’s students excel in program
August 11, 2004
Susan Lenon’s fifth-grade class at Bonner Springs Elementary School last year proved that reading is fun and rewarding.
Eco devo director: County in position for more growth
August 11, 2004
While working for the city of Gladstone, Mo., Lynn McClure often found himself redeveloping areas where the picture of progress had already been painted. The allure of his new post in Leavenworth County lies in that many parts of the canvass haven’t been filled yet.
Voter registration open through Oct. 18
August 11, 2004
Voter registration books are open again in Leavenworth County and will remain open until 5 p.m. Oct. 18.
Barring write-in Zoellner wins sheriff’s post
August 11, 2004
Because politics are not his “cup of tea,” Leavenworth County undersheriff Dave Zoellner said he didn’t have any grand blueprint for his campaign to become the county’s next sheriff.
Official tally raises vote totals
August 11, 2004
Just 26.4 percent of Leavenworth County’s registered voters cast a ballot during last week’s primary election, said Linda Sheer, Leavenworth County clerk. What’s worse, those numbers fall in line with average voter turnout in recent years.
Letters to the editor
Mrs. Kerry as first lady; Move from Wyandotte County; Irresponsible pet ownership
August 11, 2004
Publisher’s notebook
See you at the fair!
August 11, 2004
Wow. How can it be fair time already? It seems the kids just finished finals and end-of-school parties.
Obituary: Bill C. Chrisman
1932-2004
August 11, 2004
Graveside services for Monte Reed Dolan, 41, Lawrence, were Monday, August 9, 2004, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Obituary: Alfreda L. Nelson
1911-2004
August 11, 2004
Services for Alfreda L. Nelson, 93, a former Kansas City, Kan., resident, were Saturday, August 7, 2004, at the Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: William Lester Herd
1922-2004
August 11, 2004
Graveside services for William Lester Herd, 82, Lecompton, were Monday, August 9, 2004, at Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: Michelle A. Gray
1956-2004
August 11, 2004
Service for Michelle A. Gray, 48, Leavenworth were Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Easton. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery.
THS principal ready to dig in
August 11, 2004
Tatia Shelton’s not sure what a principal is supposed to look like.
City OKs revised anti-ATV ordinance
August 11, 2004
Tonganoxie is taking a new direction on all-terrain vehicles.
Elston sees more sides to football at summit
August 11, 2004
Mark Elston’s trip to Canton, Ohio, last week was more than a short trip by plane.
Skeeter and the bull
McLouth teenager taking bull-riding by the horns across nation
August 11, 2004
Skeeter Kingsolver is about to enter the world of high school.
Board seeks more information before ruling in EMS case
Leavenworth County ambulance service at center of controversy over durable power of attorney
August 11, 2004
A Basehor resident said the recent action of a state medical board is the “first step” in producing long-lasting change in procedures to ambulance services in Leavenworth County.
Area residents find savings in major move
Rather than building on rural tract, family moves house from Olathe
August 11, 2004
Cutting edge of lawnmower races
August 11, 2004
Those who attended the McLouth Threshing Bee Saturday night viewed the ultimate in American grassroots recreation — riding lawnmower races.
Water solution not likely before fall
August 11, 2004
As the city continues its quest for water, two options came to the council this week.