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Rains once again postpone derby
August 24, 2005
Let’s try this again.
Local players have quite the Impact on softball
August 24, 2005
The Kansas City Impact Under 16 softball team trailed 2-0 in the American Fastpitch Association “B” nationals earlier this summer in Lawrence.
Inaugural Kaw Valley League sportsmanship summit features NAIA official
August 24, 2005
Between the steroid scandal in professional baseball, the pro basketball brawl in Auburn Hills, Mich., and stories of enraged parents fighting over the outcome of their daughters’ youth softball games, it has become fashionable to discuss everything that is wrong with sports.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
August 24, 2005
Postal service responds to city
August 24, 2005
The Tonganoxie City Council sent a letter to the United States Postal Service this month asking for a review of its site selection for a new post office. USPS project manager Russ Rainey told City Administrator Mike Yanez the postal service’s reasoning for its selection at the southeast corner of Laming Road and Woodfield Drive.
Lutherans plan for new church
August 24, 2005
After meeting at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School, members of the south campus of Trinity Lutheran Church may soon have a new home.
Probe continues into fatal crash
August 24, 2005
Kansas Highway Patrol officials are continuing work on their report from a three-vehicle accident last week that took the life of a Tonganoxie woman.
County mill levy drops as valuation increases
August 24, 2005
The Leavenworth County Commission has approved a 2006 budget that trims nearly 2.8 mills from last year’s property tax levy.
City council briefs
August 24, 2005
Local residents speak out on post office
August 24, 2005
Several Tonganoxie area residents who attended Monday’s city council meeting were present for one reason — to discuss the proposed post office site north of U.S. Highway 24-40 near Laming and Woodfield roads.
Debate continues over interchange along turnpike
August 24, 2005
Lynn McClure views the potential of Leavenworth County’s first turnpike interchange as monumental for the county. McClure, the executive director of Leavenworth Area Development, spoke Monday to the Tonganoxie City Council about a brochure being developed to promote Leavenworth County.
Water problems may resolve with opening of new storage tank
August 24, 2005
But it was just across the road from the home of Ed and Mary Harris.
TES grows at faster rate than predicted
August 24, 2005
Jerry Daskoski and his staff at Tonganoxie Elementary School had watched during the past few years as enrollment grew. They’d seen the trend — an increase of 25 to 30 students in each of the past three or four years. But this year, Tonganoxie Elementary School is bucking that trend.
Florida trip worth ride for Braves
August 24, 2005
If rain could have gone away earlier this month at a national tournament in Florida, the Tonganoxie Braves softball team might have had better luck.
Speedway pitches bid for NASCAR museum
August 24, 2005
Top NASCAR officials visiting Kansas City last week made no secret of their reaction to the area’s proposal to build a $110 million NASCAR Hall of Fame near Kansas Speedway in Wyandotte County.
Remember when: A community review
August 24, 2005
Appeal lodged against judge’s ruling on sex predator
August 24, 2005
A judge ruled last week that sexual predator LeRoy Hendricks is gone from Leavenworth County for good.