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Remember When
A Community Review
December 7, 2005
A review of events in the Tonganoxie area, from the files of The Mirror.
Ceremony kicks off holiday season
December 7, 2005
On a frigid night at Veterans of Foreign Wars Park, Kelly Frantz’s words warmed a group of nearly 200 people who were gathered for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.
Letter to the editor: Library staff’s help appreciated
December 7, 2005
I would like to thank the director and staff of the Tonganoxie Public Library for their assistance with our recent migration to the SIRSI Unicorn library automation system.
Obituary: William A. Black
1922-2005
December 7, 2005
Services for William A. Black, 83, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 7, 2005, at the United Methodist Church in Jarbalo. Burial will be in Wildhorse Cemetery, McLouth.
Sunflower Broadband singled out for honor
December 7, 2005
Sunflower Broadband is one of 50 companies, technologies and people considered to be “a breed apart” in the broadband business, according to an industry publication.
Dollar General adds $10,000 to reward
December 7, 2005
Family members, a handful of co-workers and, most importantly, seven detectives from the Bonner Springs Police Department, have a vested interest in finding the person responsible for the Nov. 12 homicide of a Tonganoxie woman.
Mediation yields no settlement
December 7, 2005
Despite spending about 90 minutes on the telephone Tuesday with a federal mediator, no settlement was reached in a bullying lawsuit filed against the Tonganoxie school district.
Single-engine plane crashes near Lansing
Pilot in critical condition at KU medical center
December 7, 2005
From his vantage point on the ground, Walley Winstead had a sinking, helpless feeling as he watched the low-flying airplane overhead.
The best gifts are unexpected
December 7, 2005
Holiday spirit’s been elusive for me this year.
Cooperative economic develoment efforts work
December 7, 2005
It was a tale that struck a chord with those gathered last Friday for Leavenworth Area Development’s annual meeting.
Chieftains outmuscle Bears on road
December 7, 2005
A young Tonganoxie High girls team is off to an early 2-0 start this season.
Tonganoxie schools to dismiss early because of winter storm
December 7, 2005
School officials called for Tonganoxie schools to dismiss early at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 7, 2005
There are many stories and sayings concerning our lowly penny. However there is a new one out now with a whole new twist that I think is worth repeating.
County moves forward with electronic voting
December 7, 2005
The Leavenworth County Commission has accepted an offer of a state grant and will spend nearly $310,000 on new electronic voting machines, despite a county resident’s concern about the machines’ safeguards against voter fraud.
McLouth boys improve to 1-1 with win against Maranatha
December 7, 2005
The Bulldogs are in the win column.
THS wrestlers stuggle against loaded field
December 7, 2005
Tonganoxie was the odd team out Saturday at the Kearney Invitational in Kearney, Neb.
St. Marys topples THS in boys game
December 7, 2005
St. Marys started out on fire against Tonganoxie on Friday in St. Marys.
Survivor’ contestant nears finals
December 7, 2005
Danni Boatwright, who was expected to be the next Survivor castaway to be voted out of Guatemala, convinced other tribal mates that it wasn’t her time to leave.
Stewart, Hester earn all-area accolades
December 7, 2005
A two-page color spread in Saturday’s Lawrence Journal-World had plenty of red and purple.