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Obituary: Rolland W. Lee
June 2, 2004
Graveside memorial services for former McLouth resident Rolland W. Lee, 96, San Gabriel, Calif., were Saturday, May 29, 2004, at McLouth Cemetery, McLouth. He was cremated.
Obituary: Robert E. Overbaugh
June 2, 2004
Services for Robert E. Overbaugh, 77, Tonganoxie, were Friday, May 28, 2004, at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Incumbent Republican hopes to win seventh term
June 2, 2004
State Rep. Ken Wilk, R-Lansing, has filed for a seventh term in office.
Local man files for commission seat
June 2, 2004
For Tonganoxie resident Ken Rahjes, running for a county commission seat is a way to serve the greater community.
McLouth’s Scarlett sixth in tight 3,200
June 2, 2004
Matt Scarlett wrapped up his high school career with a sixth-place effort at state in the Class 2A 3,200 meter run, but he was oh so close to a gold medal.
Ward clinches baseball title again; LHS third in softball
June 2, 2004
Kaw Valley League, please welcome the 2004 Class 4A baseball champions.
Young throwers shine at state
Hartshorn, Pistora provide only points for Tonganoxie in Wichita in discus, javelin events
June 2, 2004
Sarah Hartshorn’s track season hit a snag back in April at the Cardinal Relays in Eudora.
Memorial Day service focuses attention on remembering
June 2, 2004
Editor’s note: These are excerpts from a speech the Rev. Rick Lamb gave on Sunday during Memorial Day ceremonies sponsored by the Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
Requests for aid increase at pantry
June 2, 2004
It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy.
Traffic up significantly in five years
Counts taken at 15 Tonganoxie sites
June 2, 2004
Locals have been saying it all along, but now it’s official:
Bolts from the blue’ pose unexpected dangers
June 2, 2004
Lightning can strike from a sunshiny sky, as well as up to an hour after a storm has passed.
Tonganoxie couple attend dedication
June 2, 2004
Larry Meadows took the trip for those who couldn’t.
Obituary: Janet G. Bowen
June 2, 2004
Services for Janet G. Bowen, 40, Olathe, were Saturday, May 29, 2004, at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Tom Bailey officiating. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Wrestling camp slated for July
June 2, 2004
Top college wrestlers will be on hand this summer for the inaugural Tonganoxie Camp of Champions.
Late-night fire destroys rural home
Firefighters: Probe continues into cause of blaze on Douglas Road
June 2, 2004
The cause of a weekend fire about five miles south of Tonganoxie remains under investigation.
Lawrence man seeks senate post
June 2, 2004
Longtime Lawrence agri-businessman Roger Pine will face frequent candidate Richard Rodewald in the Republican Party primary for the 3rd District seat in the state Senate.
Harry Potter” explores the dark side
June 2, 2004
Harry Potter’s voice has changed.
Remember When: A Community Review
June 2, 2004
Independents garner votes among recent THS graduates
June 2, 2004
Political views among students in the Class of 2004 are seemingly well distributed between liberal and conservative.
Work ethic strong among grads
June 2, 2004
When Charley Kraut looked over this year’s pictures of names of Tonganoxie High School graduates, he recognized many of them.
Owner pleads with city for return of Rottweiler
June 2, 2004
Marsha Meyers pleaded last week with city council members, trying to persuade them that her full-blooded Rottweiler, Countess, is not dangerous.
A close call
Resident narrowly escapes lightning
June 2, 2004
Peewee nearly cost John Lenahan his life.