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Firefighter killed in vehicle accident while responding to wreck
Wreck that officials were headed to involved 17-year-old Basehor teen-ager
December 29, 2004
Jared Moore, a 19-year-old firefighter for Fairmount Township Fire Department, died early Wednesday morning after his vehicle was struck by a patrol car driven by a Leavenworth County sheriff’s deputy.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 29, 2004
A proud and happy grandpa shares this with us this morning. Little, Johnnie, so excited with his new wristwatch (a recent birthday gift), when he hears his grandpa say “Time sure flies these days.”
Local resident touts benefits of summer camp
December 29, 2004
Leavenworth County officials said they intend to appeal a $15,420 fine levied against them by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for violating a permit allowing the Cedar Lakes development to use a three-cell lagoon system for wastewater treatment.
Former nurse sentenced in Cushing drug-tampering case
December 29, 2004
A former registered nurse has been sentenced to prison for tampering with drugs at Cushing Memorial Hospital in Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie man guilty in carjacking
December 29, 2004
A rural Tonganoxie man will be sentenced in February in connection with a carjacking in the parking garage of a Kansas University residence hall.
Lumber yard still on tap at site west of Basehor
December 29, 2004
Although rumors have been swirling to the contrary, a Topeka-based lumber company still plans to set up shop near Basehor.
Court hearings set for burglary suspects
December 29, 2004
A preliminary hearing has been set for one of three Kansas City, Kan., men allegedly involved in two rural Leavenworth County burglaries Dec. 16.
Tonganoxie couple hoping to donate hay to feed buffalo
December 29, 2004
A Tonganoxie couple has some spare bales of hay. And they’re hoping they can share it with the buffalo herd that lives just east of town.
Council to decide water dispenser’s fate
December 29, 2004
During the next few months, the city’s water dispenser will be closed — and it’s possible the dispenser will be closed permanently.
Two accidents injure Oskaloosa residents
December 29, 2004
An accident last Wednesday and another Sunday on Kansas Highway 16 sent a total of four Oskaloosa residents to area hospitals.
Shouts and murmurs: Give yourself more time next year
December 29, 2004
Call me a Kansan. But I was surprised last week to read an editorial in the New York Times about a New York City apartment’s selling price of $44 million.
Basketball teams ready for schedules to resume
December 29, 2004
Tonganoxie students will resume classes Tuesday.
Chinstraps and mouthpieces: Gridiron slate needs complete rivalry week
December 29, 2004
All is well in the Sunflower State in the world of men’s college basketball.
Cheerleading is a year-round duty
December 29, 2004
Tonganoxie High cheerleaders gathered last week at the home of sponsor Sandy Saultz.
No settlement in mediation of school suit
December 29, 2004
An attempt failed last week at settling a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the Tonganoxie school district.
THS grad working on aviation project
Flight around world takes off next year
December 29, 2004
Nancy Milleret will have a front-row seat to watch aviation history.
Here’s looking at 2004
December 29, 2004
As 2004 comes to a close, life goes on as usual in our little city in the northeast area of Kansas. Long known as the Wheat State — Kansas — with much assistance from mother nature, was able this year to reap a healthier batch of crops than in years past. In the Tonganoxie area, wheat was presentable, corn was a bumper crop and soybeans, some of which are still in the fields, have done well.
Remember when: A community review
December 29, 2004
State agency fines Leavenworth County
At issue is sewer lagoon system at Cedar Lakes south of Basehor
December 29, 2004
Leavenworth County officials said they intend to appeal a $15,420 fine levied against them by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for violating a permit allowing the Cedar Lakes development to use a three-cell lagoon system for wastewater treatment.
Downtown club changes ownership
Lifelong city resident buys Wander Inn
December 29, 2004
Tuna’s Tavern is taking over at the Wander Inn.
New year is prime time to take stock of what matters
Tonganoxie woman advocates: Clear the clutter
December 29, 2004
Trish Finch says enough is enough.