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Building trades class provides hands-on experience at THS
October 27, 2004
Every day, for two or three hours, Steven Hughes gets to practice what he teaches.
Tonganoxie area resident a Josh Groban fan
October 27, 2004
Elizabeth Johnson has become quite the concert-goer.
Another rural home falls victim to fire
October 27, 2004
Firefighters from seven departments responded to Thursday afternoon’s blaze in the southwest part of the county.
Letter to editor: Government’s role in vaccine shortage
October 27, 2004
It seems ironic that while discouraging us from obtaining lower-priced prescriptions from Canada, our government”s actions have made us almost totally dependent upon foreign producers for flu vaccine. Overboard regulation by the FDA has forced several manufacturers out of the business, according to the Oct. 14, 2004, edition of the Wall Street Journal.
Volleyball team wins 1 at Topeka
October 27, 2004
Tonganoxie could only escape “The Dungeon” with one victory in Topeka.
Regionals begin this week for THS soccer
October 27, 2004
Seniors on the Tonganoxie soccer team had fond memories of their final regular-season game at Chieftain Park on Oct. 19.
McLouth harriers advance as a team to state in Wamego
October 27, 2004
The McLouth girls cross country team has managed a state berth.
Pleasant Ridge ends MHS playoff hopes
October 27, 2004
There was a bright spot in McLouth’s game Friday against Pleasant Ridge.
Dynamic Duo
Senior Kolman, freshman weller take different paths to state
October 27, 2004
Christy Weller was struggling to keep a straight face.
Chieftains can’t qualify full team
October 27, 2004
The Tonganoxie boys cross country team found itself in an unfamiliar spot Saturday after its Class 4A regional on the Chieftains’ home course.
THS stretches past De Soto for district title
Chieftains capture first district title since 1995 season
October 27, 2004
Rains produced a 1,000-word picture Friday in De Soto.
No euphoria in Eudora
October 27, 2004
Surely not this time.
Obituary: Sue C. Elston
1935-2004
October 27, 2004
Services for Sue C. Elston, 69, Grandview, Mo., were Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Hickman Mills Community Christian Church in Kansas City, Mo. Burial was in Longview Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
Leavenworth County polling sites open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday
October 27, 2004
Here’s a list of polling places for Leavenworth County, provided by Linda Scheer, county clerk. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Third District commissioner singing swan song
Daniels not endorsing either candidate, but sees work ahead for commission
October 27, 2004
It’s a Thursday afternoon at the Leavenworth County Courthouse, and Joe Daniels, the 3rd District county commission representative, is showing off some of the long-overdue upgrades to the 1800s-era building.
Taylor hopes to form Mayors Across America
Cost to members only $10; nonpartisan group would fund charitable work
October 27, 2004
Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor oftentimes comes up with ideas as he’s drifting off to sleep.
Roger Pine: A voice for small business
October 27, 2004
For nearly 150 years, the family line of Roger Pine, the Republican candidate for the 3rd District Kansas Senate seat, has lived, worked and thrived in Kansas.
Jan Justice: Working to meet the people
October 27, 2004
During a candidate forum Monday night, a Kansas Senate hopeful concluded her remarks by reciting a familiar line that’s become a cornerstone of public appearances during the 15-plus months she’s been on the campaign trail.
Casino plan rears head again
Shouts and Murmurs
October 27, 2004
What? A casino in our backyard? Is this idea cropping up again?
Letter to editor: Another view on bond issue
October 27, 2004
I am voting against the school bond and here are several reasons why. First the school board stated they would keep the bond as low as possible. It seems the amount being voted on is as much as the original amount.
Letter to editor: It’s time to pass school bond
October 27, 2004
I would like to address some comments made by some district patrons in The Mirror article “Opponents speak out against school bond issue” (Oct. 20, 2004).
Remember to vote in Tuesday’s election
October 27, 2004
We’re all grownups here.
Bond issue decision heading to voters
October 27, 2004
Carol Jacobs plans to vote “Yes” in Tuesday’s school bond election.
Candidates voice opinions
October 27, 2004
Candidates aired their views to a crowd of about 75 at Tonganoxie’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post home Thursday night.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Column
October 27, 2004
Nancy’s favorite skirt had become too large as she lost weight. And she was concerned whether it would be hard to alter the skirt.
City administrator leaving Tonganoxie
Krull leaving for top governmental job in Miami County; final day in city is Dec. 10
October 27, 2004
Tonganoxie City Administrator Shane Krull is going home.
Dean Oroke: He’ll represent everyone
October 27, 2004
After securing the GOP nomination by emerging from a crowded field of candidates in the August primary, Tonganoxie resident Dean Oroke has a simple strategy as he campaigns for the third district Leavenworth County Commission seat, a seat he once held.
Jerry Willburn: Handling growth is key
October 27, 2004
Democrat Jerry Willburn, a candidate for the 3rd District Leavenworth County Commission seat, said he sees plenty of differences between his current job and the one he hopes to land next week.