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Atchison staves off pesky Immaculata boys
January 26, 2005
If only Atchison and Immaculata had similar enrollments.
Hometown champions
Chieftain girls clinch Tonganoxie Invitational title against Silver Lake with crucial free throws
January 26, 2005
Chieftain fans likely had an uneasy feeling in the final minute of Saturday’s Tonganoxie Invitational girls tournament title game.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Heart-stopping championships make tourney a big success
January 26, 2005
Two tournaments, five days, 24 games.
Perry-Lecompton upsets Atchison County for McLouth Invitational title
January 26, 2005
Perry-Lecompton entered the McLouth Invitational with a less than stellar record of 1-5.
Imac cheerleader injured at exhibition
January 26, 2005
An Immaculata High School cheerleader who was injured during a routine Saturday at the Tonganoxie Invitational is in fair condition at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., a hospital official said Tuesday.
Lansing spoils THS boys final tourney game in OT
January 26, 2005
Tonganoxie once again met its longtime foe.
Couple’s windbreak spared from tornado’s 2003 strike
January 26, 2005
Ron and Mindy Turney lucked out during the tornado of 2003.
Commissioner says food supplies hinge on soil conversation
January 26, 2005
Leavenworth County Commissioner Don Navinsky has a pretty realistic outlook on life.
Lifelong farmer establishes buffer strips alon flood-prone banks of Big Stranger
January 26, 2005
Albert Joe Doege knows all too well the challenges — and the rewards — of farming along Stranger Creek.
Firefighter hurt in fall from roof
January 26, 2005
A Fairmount Township firefighter broke his leg during a fall from a roof as he battled a house fire Saturday night south of Basehor.
Council agrees to repair dispenser
January 26, 2005
When Tonganoxie City Council members agreed to close the bulk water dispenser east of downtown for the winter, City Superintendent Butch Rodgers issued a gentle warning.
City facing decisions on infrastructure
January 26, 2005
Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday discussed their role in infrastructure improvements needed as the local school district moves toward construction of a middle school southeast of Washington and Pleasant streets.
Our view: County moves ahead on important issues
January 26, 2005
There’s a new Leavenworth County Commission at work, and all indications are that this one won’t sit and watch the world go by.
Shouts and murmurs: A storage unit is no place to live
January 26, 2005
It’s a little too close to home.
Leavenworth County officials increase salaries
January 26, 2005
It recently became more lucrative to serve as an elected official in Leavenworth County — particularly if you’re the county clerk or county treasurer.
Truesdell cites planning, school work
January 26, 2005
Jim Truesdell, an engineer who’s served for two years on the Tonganoxie Planning Commission, believes his background would serve him well as a member of the city council.
Ward wants to play role in city’s future
January 26, 2005
Jason Ward, a products liability attorney, believes he can contribute positively to the city of Tonganoxie.
Incumbent seeking re-election
Gumm last-minute addition to ballot
January 26, 2005
In a surprise move shortly before Tuesday’s deadline, incumbent Steve Gumm filed for re-election to the Tonganoxie City Council.
County looks hard at turnpike interchange
January 26, 2005
Leavenworth County could begin work in the next few years building a road that would link to an interchange on the Kansas Turnpike south of Tonganoxie.
House advances bill to help Fort Leavenworth school district
January 26, 2005
School districts serving Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley would get a break under legislation that received preliminary approval today in the House.
Lions prolong Chieftain pain
Lansing wins second straight against THS with two-point victory
January 26, 2005
Lansing and Tonganoxie played a classic game Saturday in the Tonganoxie Invitational as the Lansing boys escaped with a 49-46 overtime win.
Tonganoxie Invitational game-by-game recaps
January 26, 2005
Spelling champs
January 26, 2005
Just in case anyone wondered — everyone was a winner.
Conservation efforts can extend to almost all rural homeowners
Native prairie grasses, wildflower mixtures and shrubs eliminate need for weekly mowing, benefit wildlife
January 26, 2005
Moving to a 10-acre site in the country may have its charm.
TJHS principal cooks for Super Bowl mania
January 26, 2005
In the Woolf home, Super Bowl Sunday is considered a national holiday.
THS debate squad sweeps up at state
January 26, 2005
For the eighth consecutive year, Tonganoxie debaters brought home a first-place trophy from the state meet.
T-Bones’ manager challenges students to read for tickets
January 26, 2005
All hands went up.