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Creek buffer strip pays off
January 28, 2004
This year’s conservation buffer strip award goes to Tom and Carolyn Norman.
Tough choice
Ex-resident faces dilemma over drug prices
January 28, 2004
Kim Adams Cromer isn’t looking for a handout. She’s merely looking for a hand up.
Community forums set on school bond
January 28, 2004
During the next six weeks, the Tonganoxie school district plans to measure public sentiment for a bond issue.
County hippology group reaps rewards at national meet
January 28, 2004
Four Leavenworth County 4-H youths recently realized one of the many joys of 4-H — the ability to participate in a national competition.
Firefighters ready to start installing smoke detectors
January 28, 2004
As part of Fire Prevention Week activities last October, Tonganoxie firefighters went door-to-door to determine the need for smoke detectors in local homes.
Family coping with changes after December car accident
January 28, 2004
A Tonganoxie 3-year-year-old who’s been paralyzed from the chest down since a motor vehicle accident on Dec. 12 now is home.
Established CRP acreage holds soil, improves habitat
January 28, 2004
If Gary Rader were a school teacher, he’d probably give Thomas and Jean Murry an A+ for their conservation work.
Remember when: A community review
January 28, 2004
Girls roll against Hogan Prep
January 28, 2004
Tonganoxie had four players score in double figures as the Chieftains rolled in the quarterfinals of the girls Tonganoxie Invitational against Hogan Prep.
Press carries THS against Metro
January 28, 2004
Who needs to jump out of the gates fast?
Mildred E. Florence
1911-2004
January 28, 2004
Services for Mildred E. Florence, 92, Basehor, were Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Obituary: Alan R. Kirkwood
1955-2004
January 28, 2004
Services for Alan R. Kirkwood, 48, Grain Valley, Mo., were Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Blue Springs Church of the Nazarene, Blue Springs, Mo.
Obituary: Donald E. Larson
1937-2004
January 28, 2004
An inurnment service for Donald E. Larison, 67, Winchester, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, in Fowler Cemetery, rural McLouth.
Councilman questions township responses
January 28, 2004
For 12 years, Tonganoxie firefighters with medical training have responded to emergencies in Tonganoxie Township — at no charge.
Taking care of the land
Leavenworth County landowners honored for the conservation work
January 28, 2004
From a seat at her dining room table, Erlean McCall looks out on land that since 1946 she has called her own.
City looks to increase revenue from land
January 28, 2004
Tonganoxie City Council member Velda Roberts believes she owes it to local residents to ensure the city gets a good return on its investments — and that includes farmland.
McLouth struggles with MIT
January 28, 2004
Home wasn’t so sweet for McLouth. Playing in their own McLouth Invitational Tournament last week, the Bulldogs dropped all three games in the tournament.
Girls hang on against pesky Lansing squad
January 28, 2004
It might be a beach in Cancun, a sunny spring day in a grassy field or even a picturesque Kansas sunset.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 28, 2004
I’ve always enjoyed remodeling or recycling clothes. It was a necessity back in the olden days. I’ve always been so thankful my mother was an expert at it. They dared not waste anything. It took so long to transport supplies across the prairie, etc.
Chieftian rally downs Lansing boys
January 28, 2004
David Walker couldn’t decide Friday night whether he was in Kansas or Indiana for the Tonganoxie-Lansing boys game.
Starcher notches second crown with gold at Holton Invitational
January 28, 2004
Ross Starcher was back in the driver’s seat Saturday at the Holton Invitational.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces
Note to fans: Come back for more after the tourney
January 28, 2004
School officials hoped a power outage that occurred Jan. 17 during the Tonganoxie Invitational wrestling tournament wouldn’t return last week during the basketball version of the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Creek buffer strips pay off
January 28, 2004
This year’s conservation buffer strip award goes to Tom and Carolyn Norman.
Trees frame the landscape of Tonganoxie’s farmstead
January 28, 2004
When fishing with his father at Leavenworth County State Fishing Lake, Jim Bennett knew — even as a young boy —he someday would live in Tonganoxie.
Firefighter promoted to captain
January 28, 2004
The city’s lone paid firefighter has been promoted to fire captain.
Letters: Concerns about inmates, Beware of road improvement fees, Thanks for the help
January 28, 2004
Officials seek information
January 28, 2004
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating the woman depicted in this composite drawing.
Agencies probe hanging in jail
Sheriff, FBI look into man’s death
January 28, 2004
County and state law enforcement officials are investigating the hanging death of a Kansas City, Kan., man in the Leavenworth County Jail.
Obituary: Bonnie Delores (Lukowski) Dillin
1936-2004
January 28, 2004
Services for Bonnie Delores (Lukowski) Dillin, 67, Amarillo, Texas, were Jan. 19, 2004, at First United Methodist Church of Canyon, Texas, with the Revs. Clark Williams and Donna Johnston officiating. Burial was in Dreamland Cemetery.
County hires interim engineer
Former assistant to serve until director hired
January 28, 2004
The Leavenworth County Commission appointed David Lutgen to serve as interim director of the county’s public works department. Lutgen has been working as the assistant county engineer in the public works department.
Obituary: Zelma P. Frey
1914-2004
January 28, 2004
Services for Zelma P. Frey, 89, Bonner Springs, were Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15438 Leavenworth Road.
Imac ruins boys surge to finals
January 28, 2004
The magical ride ended one half too early for the Tonganoxie High boys team.
Girls’ tank runs dry Saturday
January 28, 2004
The Chieftain girls seemed to have a leg up on Jeff West on Saturday in the finals of the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament.
Our view: School patrons need to voice their views
January 28, 2004
As the Tonganoxie school board and members of the district’s facilities committee contemplate the possibility of a bond issue, they have much to consider.