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Three county businesses earn merit awards
June 23, 2004
Three Lansing businesses, including Daniel’s B-B-Q restaurant, which also operates in Tonganoxie, have been honored with merit awards from the Kansas Department of Commerce.
T-Bones fans make return trips to park
June 23, 2004
The T-Bones seem to be satisfying the appetites of their fans in year No. 2.
Speedway expands offerings at track
Skateboard contests, barbecue cookoffs attract fans to NASCAR track
June 23, 2004
Kansas Speedway brought some new wheels — motors not included — for this year’s race season.
Cost of construction rising in area
Supermarket plans on hold between Tonganoxie and Basehor
June 23, 2004
For area home builders, the outlook is good, and bad, at the same time.
Commercial buildings target highway
June 23, 2004
While Basehor city officials are hopeful other parts of the city will develop commercially as well, the current development of new businesses in Basehor lies on the city’s two major highways — Kansas Highways 24-40 and 7.
24-40 Highway helping drive development
Leavenworth County developers hope to hit jackpot as population increases
June 23, 2004
Whether developers building along U.S. Highway 24-40 in southern Leavenworth County are seeking to capitalize on tourism numbers generated by attractions in the Village West entertainment district in Kansas City, Kan., or simply building where vacant land is available is unclear.
Church rising to meet parishioners’ needs
June 23, 2004
Victory and West Haven Baptist churches soon will have a new neighbor.
Lifelong resident seeking county commission seat
June 23, 2004
If Marvin Torneden is elected Leavenworth County commissioner, he plans to do a lot of listening.
City awarded grant to repair sewer line
June 23, 2004
The Kansas Department of Commerce has awarded the city of Tonganoxie a $99,500 grant to repair a sewer line over a local creek.
Herpatologist exposes children to critters
June 23, 2004
Tonganoxie children now know more about snakes and lizards than they used to.
Shouts and Murmurs
It’s all part of Tonganoxie history
June 23, 2004
Two weeks ago in this column I asked readers for information about Nick Marel. “Old Nick,” as he was called, lived in the Tonganoxie area from 1942 until his death in 1968. He was a stonemason, and most, if not all, of the homes, structures and barns he built in this area still exist today.
Obituary: Nickolas Robert Smith
2003-2004
June 23, 2004
Graveside services for 1-year-old Nikolas Robert Smith, Lawrence, were Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Thomas D. Larson
1953-2004
June 23, 2004
Memorial services for Thomas D. Larson, 50, Leavenworth, were Saturday, June 19, 2004, at Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Cremation was planned.
Obituary: Kathleen Margaret Baska
1939-2004
June 23, 2004
Services for Kathleen Margaret Baska, 65, Bonner Springs, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2004, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery, Basehor.
Tonganoxie volleyball getting back in groove
June 23, 2004
Tonganoxie volleyball players are starting to get back in the flow of the game.
Chinstraps and mouthpieces
A new flick for sports film library?
June 23, 2004
Forget “Miracle” and “Hoosiers.”
Volk throws no-hitter in sweep
June 23, 2004
John Volk pitched a gem Thursday in Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 23, 2004
Iona is not alone with sleeve problems.
Local man recovering following fall
June 23, 2004
Trimming a tree for a friend Thursday afternoon started as a routine chore for Josh Pearson.
Letters to the editor
Disputing ATV ban; Road improvement fee support; Tonganoxie jewel
June 23, 2004
Slice of Hawaii
Stein helps all-star team to tournament championship in Pigskin Classic
June 23, 2004
Nick Stein’s Hawaiian vacation wasn’t all play, but the work certainly was worth it.
Longtime coach retires — or does he?
June 23, 2004
So this is what retirement feels like.
Mudslide forces repairs to wall
June 23, 2004
Calley Murray woke up to a muddy mess in her back yard on Friday.
School laying groundwork for building on 80 acres
June 23, 2004
For school and city representatives, water, sewer, fire and roads were the talk of the town Monday night.
Man wrangles way into seniors’ houses
June 23, 2004
Tonganoxie police are warning local residents — particularly elderly local residents — about allowing strangers in their homes.
NFM attracting people ‘from hundreds of miles around’
Nebraska-based company also providing career opportunities for recent Tonganoxie High School graduate
June 23, 2004
For Megan Hadley, development in the Speedway area has proven to be profitable.
Legends mall to include them restaurants, shopping
June 23, 2004
Unbelievable shopping opportunities will soon be just a few minutes’ drive from Tonganoxie.
Remember When
A Community Review
June 23, 2004
A review from The Mirror’s files