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THS track refurbishing gives complex new look for upcoming school year
August 18, 2004
The track at Beatty Field will provide a fresh look for fans as they attend Tonganoxie High football games this fall.
Family affair
Demolition derby organizers mark 10th year at LCF
August 18, 2004
Finding an empty seat was no simple task Saturday at the Leavenworth County Rodeo Arena.
Weather boosts attendance at Senior Day
August 18, 2004
The Leavenworth County Council on Aging planned for 200 plates of food Friday for lunch under the big top as part of Senior Day at the fair.
PRHS students perform well in ag challenge
August 18, 2004
The Pleasant Ridge FFA again supplied the winner of the Ag Challenge of Champions.
Youth extends helping hand on climbing wall
August 18, 2004
Albert Miller didn’t take to the climbing wall to become a hero.
A perfect day for a launch
4-H members shoot handmade rockets into sky
August 18, 2004
It was a good day for a rocket launch.
Our view
City’s water issues should be addressed
August 18, 2004
What a summer it’s been. Plenty of rain. Cooler-than-usual temperatures.
Accident claims life of KC man
August 18, 2004
A 46-year-old Kansas City man was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident west of Leavenworth.
Bridge work set for K-32
August 18, 2004
The same Topeka company that is building Tonganoxie’s new sewage treatment plant soon will undertake reconstruction of a bridge over Stranger Creek in Linwood.
Work on Missouri River bridge causes delays for motorists
August 18, 2004
Repairs to the deck of the Missouri River bridge in Leavenworth is progressing — with a few snags.
Local banker now leading state group
August 18, 2004
A Tonganoxie banker now is leading the Kansas Bankers Association, which represents 357 member banks across the state.
Tonganoxie toddler thrives with agency’s help
August 18, 2004
A day in the park is a little different for Tesla.
Final testing of 4-H’ers work done after fair
Group follows cattle to Emporia packing plant
August 18, 2004
Although the Leavenworth County Fair wrapped up Saturday night, for some of the 4-H’ers, results are still pending.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces
Puerto Rico the team to beat? Not really
August 18, 2004
The squad that in recent Olympics was known as the Dream Team just had a big old nightmare.
Elementary school enrollment booming
August 18, 2004
Once again, Tonganoxie’s enrollment is on the rise.
Obituary: Glen L. “Shorty” Lee
1915-2004
August 18, 2004
Graveside services for Glen L. “Shorty” Lee, 88, Basehor, were Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Michael Scott Reeder
2004-2004
August 18, 2004
Memorial services for Michael Scott Reeder, infant son of Ashlei M. Reeder and Branden Heusted, Lawrence, were Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church.
Pulling their weight
August 18, 2004
As the sun set, Lee Lunceford pulled up a chair.
Shouts and Murmurs
The future of reading lives on
August 18, 2004
Last month’s news from the National Endowment of the Arts was that fewer than 50 percent of adult Americans read literature today.