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Shouts and Murmurs: Teacher’s determination pays off
January 12, 2005
Frequently in Tonganoxie, one hears of teachers who go above and beyond their job expectations for the good of their students.
Winter’s icy touch
City crews supplied with sand, salt by Tonganoxie company
January 12, 2005
City Superintendent Butch Rodgers couldn’t be happier that a new business has opened in Tonganoxie — particularly as Rodgers and city crews battle winter weather.
Seniors shine at final home dual
January 12, 2005
Tonganoxie’s trio of seniors couldn’t have asked for a better way to finish their home dual careers in Chieftain singlets.
Bulldog boys, girls teams fall to Bears
January 12, 2005
The Tonganoxie Chieftains came into Mill Valley’s gym Friday night excited to topple the undefeated Jaguars (5-0), but left like all the teams before them — fatigued and discouraged.
Chieftains split pair with Jaguars
Boys take loss, girls grab win against Mill Valley in post-holiday match
January 12, 2005
The Tonganoxie Chieftains came into Mill Valley’s gym Friday night excited to topple the undefeated Jaguars (5-0), but left like all the teams before them — fatigued and discouraged.
MIT features diverse tournament
January 12, 2005
The McLouth Invitational again will feature a wide range of schools when the tournament opens Tuesday in the MHS gymnasium.
Tonganoxie native’s family on scene when tsunami struck
January 12, 2005
It’s an understatement to say that Carol and Ed Slawson were relieved that their daughter and family decided to go rock climbing rather than scuba diving on the morning of Dec. 26 — the day the tsunami hit.
First Teen Cafe proves popular
January 12, 2005
If you offer it, apparently they will come.
Weatherfords win annual first-baby contest
January 12, 2005
Bill and Karlye Weatherford were in a familiar location.
Ex-police officer enters council race
January 12, 2005
Cecil Vinyard wants to make one thing perfectly clear: He has no ax to grind.
Obituary: Marie Wilhelmina Hallenbeck
1917-2005
January 12, 2005
Services for Marie Wilhelmina Hallenbeck, 87, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.
Anna Pearl (LaPlaca) Hunt
1926-2004
January 12, 2005
Services for Anna Pearl (LaPlaca) Hunt, 78, Paterson, N.J., were Jan. 3, 2005, at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home in Hawthorne, N.J. Burial was in Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa, N.J.
Obituary: Lawrence N. Botkin
1921-2005
January 12, 2005
Services for Lawrence N. Botkin, 83, Tonganoxie were Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Basehor. Burial was in Holy Angels Cemetery.
Two new county commissioners take office
January 12, 2005
A changing of the guard took place Monday, as two Leavenworth County Commission members said goodbye to fellow county employees, thanked constituents and welcomed their replacements during a swearing-in ceremony at the Justice Center.
Tonganoxie man chosen undersheriff
Cranor back to office he left six years ago
January 12, 2005
New Leavenworth County Sheriff Dave Zoellner has tabbed a Tonganoxie man as his new undersheriff.
Parents of former wrestler involved with current team
January 12, 2005
Scott Underwood distinctly remembers that somber autumn day in 1993.
Senior Ross Starcher seeking first tourney title since freshman year at cousin’s memorial meet
January 12, 2005
Ross Starcher has won plenty of wrestling tournaments during his tenure as a Tonganoxie High wrestler.
Winter wonderland
Ice and snow blanket area
January 12, 2005
A Jan. 4-5 ice storm, which was followed by snow, resulted in the closing of schools on Jan. 5 and 6.
Decision to go rock climbing rather than snorkeling likely saved lives
January 12, 2005
Sunflower to launch on-demand TV services
January 12, 2005
Sunflower Broadband announced Tuesday it would launch Sunflower on Demand television service next month in Lawrence, Eudora, Tonganoxie, Basehor and the Piper area of Kansas City, Kan., allowing digital subscribers to watch selected programs from several networks whenever they want, as often as they want.
Council members hear concerns about dispenser
January 12, 2005
When Mike Davis discovered the city’s bulk-water dispenser had been closed for the winter, Davis was upset.