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Ross Starcher hits gold, is now 40-2; Palmer places fourth
February 26, 2004
Ross Starcher hasn’t lost a match since Jan. 17, has won 19 straight matches and has claimed six tournament titles in the 145-pound division.
Something’s fish about ex-resident’s invention
February 26, 2004
Former Tonganoxie resident Kevin Folsom didn’t start out to invent something.
Veterans’ groups battle dwindling membership rolls
Graying of verternas groups poses challenges for organizations’ future
February 26, 2004
Visit any of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and a few trends should emerge.
Chieftain girls roar to 14-4 mark with home victory against Lions
February 26, 2004
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Take the plunge, get involved in process
February 26, 2004
Some extremely important gatherings are on the Tonganoxie school district’s agenda.
Musicians funding upcoming travel
February 26, 2004
The Mirror’s 2004 partnership with Tonganoxie junior high and high school musicians kicked off on Monday.
THS thespians spoof U.S. History
February 26, 2004
The cast of eight promises to pack a punch.
Consultant: District must fight apathy
February 26, 2004
It’s usually a given that 20 percent of voters will say no to a bond issue no matter what they hear.
Education funding a hot-button topic
February 26, 2004
Sen. Bob Lyon, R-Winchester, told residents at a legislative forum Saturday morning in the Tonganoxie VFW post home that this year’s session has been more exciting than recent years.
Newspaper earns national contest honors
February 26, 2004
The Mirror newspaper of Tonganoxie is a national award-winner.
Library audit uncovers questionable purchases
Accountant: Total hits nearly $20,000
February 26, 2004
A Leavenworth accountant’s audit of Tonganoxie Public Library books shows $19,887 in questionable purchases and bank account withdrawals, according to court testimony.
Ceremony to kick off sewer plant construction
February 26, 2004
Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday zeroed in on upcoming sewer, street and waterline projects.
Students take a hands-on approach
February 26, 2004
The sound of hammering is the sound of grades being earned — and of a house being built.
Commissioners seek details on road fee
February 26, 2004
Leavenworth County commissioners continue to mull a proposed hike in the county’s road improvement fee.
Remember when: A community review
February 26, 2004
Tonganoxie boys climb back to .500 after LHS win
February 26, 2004
Perhaps THS athletics director Brandon Parker should have scheduled Lansing a few more times this season.
Starcher engines: Brothers advance to state
February 26, 2004
Chad Starcher had been here before.
Excise tax revenues trickling in
Tonganoxie, Basehor city coffers from tax on new construction
February 26, 2004
Basehor city officials estimate $1.4 million is required to renovate one mile of road to standards required under city regulations. If so, the city has gained enough funds from its excise tax to rebuild roughly one-third of a mile.