Archive for Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Also from February 23

All stories

Wilk predicts compromise on school funding
Three plans under construction as state Legislature works to comply with court order
February 23, 2005
Three plans are on the table.
New city adminstrator to start work on April 4
February 23, 2005
Mike Yanez likes small towns.
Obituary: Jennie Melsena Stowe
1911-2005
February 23, 2005
Graveside services for Jennie Melsena Stowe, 93, Lawrence, were held Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Traffic study planned on 24-40
February 23, 2005
Gridlock.
For 4-H’ers, training means letting go
Tonganoxie-area teens complete initial training of service dogs for the disabled
February 23, 2005
After a ride on the family golf cart with Tina Allen driving, Barley hops off for a game of fetch.
Sewer plant nearly ready to go online
February 23, 2005
Tonganoxie’s estimated $4.2 million wastewater treatment facility is closing in on completion.
KC area magazine recognizes two area health-care workers
February 23, 2005
A volunteer at Providence Medical Center and a nurse at St. John Hospital will be honored next month by Ingram’s magazine, a Kansas City business publication.
Chieftains clinch Kaw Valley title
February 23, 2005
Tonganoxie needed a big third quarter Saturday near Carbondale to outlast Santa Fe Trail.
Student tallies brisk sales for Royals baseball game
Tickets still available throughout community for ‘Community Day at the K’
February 23, 2005
Perhaps the Kansas City Royals baseball organization should name Phil George its employee of the month.
Club fares well at contest
February 23, 2005
Area 4-H youths came home with big awards from the 2005 Horse Panorama.
The gold rush
With no clear frontrunner, the Oscars could offer up surprises
February 23, 2005
America is saturated with awards shows. Starting around the first of the year, it seems every few days there is a Golden Globes or People’s Choice or American Film Institute or Independent Spirit Awards, etc.
Chieftains rebound against SFT
February 23, 2005
Senior-ity
Tonganoxie wrestling class of ‘05 advances to state meet together
February 23, 2005
For Tonganoxie, Saturday’s Class 4A regional wrestling tournament was as easy as 1-2-3.
Tonganoxie a polling site for senior legislature
February 23, 2005
Leavenworth County seniors will be able participate in their own election next month and send a representative to Topeka to lobby state lawmakers.
Sunflower Broadband to air annual parade
February 23, 2005
If you can’t make it to this year’s St. Patrick’s Day — and even if you can — you can catch the action on Sunflower Broadband channel 6.
Brush fire spreads to grass
February 23, 2005
A simple brush fire turned into an out-of-control grass fire Thursday afternoon near 203rd Street and U.S. Highway 24-40.
Obituary: Howard F. Olsen
1940-2005
February 23, 2005
Services for Howard F. Olsen, 64, Mount Carmel, Ill., were Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, in the chapel of Short Funeral Home in Mount Carmel, Ill. Mr. Olsen died Feb. 18, 2005, at Richland Care and Rehab in Olney, Ill.
Dr. Hobart Howard Hull Sr.
1927-2005
February 23, 2005
Services for Dr. Hobart Howard Hull, 78, Spring Hill, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McLouth Cemetery.
Obituary: Lourene “Rene” Combs
1918-2005
February 23, 2005
Services for Lourene “Rene” Combs 87, Tonganoxie, were Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial followed in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Mirror wins national recognition
February 23, 2005
For a second consecutive year, The Mirror newspaper has been named best in the nation in its circulation category by Inland Press Foundation of Chicago.
Tonganoxie basketball teams get first-round substate assignments
February 23, 2005
The Tonganoxie High girls will be playing at home Tuesday against Piper, while the Tonganoxie High boys will be on the road Monday at Bonner Springs.
McLouth residents rally behind library
Community members support recent renovations, automation process
February 23, 2005
The McLouth Public Library has received a facelift in recent months.
Remember when: A community review
February 23, 2005
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 23, 2005
D.E. was alarmed when she found this report in the November 2004 Reader’s Digest. If you missed it, as I did, make an effort to get the magazine, borrow it or check it out. We really need to then sound off in any way we can. It’s another of those as our Earl Pitts would say “Wake up America.”
Eighth-grade boys basketball posting solid wins
February 23, 2005
The Tonganoxie Junior High eighth-grade boys basketball team started its season in early January. It’s been an up-and-down season so far — including two close losses that easily could have gone the other way. The Warriors are 3-5 on the season.
Mill Valley press suffocates THS in loss
February 23, 2005
It was the same story with a different venue Friday in Tonganoxie.
THS girls earn win on emotional night
February 23, 2005
Tonganoxie High coach Randy Kraft had seen it earlier in the week.
From papier mache to Spanish, Afternoon Academy offers plenty
February 23, 2005
The Afternoon Academy at Tonganoxie Elementary School certainly has diverse classes.
City seeking land to construct water lines
February 23, 2005
Tonganoxie is counting on the Board of Public Utilities of Kansas City, Kan., as the city’s water source in the future.