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Local teen taking part in research expedition in California
July 6, 2005
A Tonganoxie teen is off on an adventure.
Tonganoxie woman’s flowers adorn Pleasant Village patio
July 6, 2005
Flowers flourish under Dian Barfield’s watch.
Letters to the editor: More school funding, Thanks Mr. Van, There goes private property
July 6, 2005
School funding is crucial. How can anyone oppose more money for schools? I find that incredulous. I have worked in many school systems the past 17 years that were without air-conditioning.
Shouts and Murmurs: Lightning jolts family into fame
July 6, 2005
We never know where a day will take us.
Charges pending following search
July 6, 2005
Charges are pending in regard to a June 28 search warrant served at a house on Smiley Road, said Tonganoxie police Chief Ken Carpenter.
7-year-old girl survives strike from lightning
July 6, 2005
Kaylee Shriner was lucky to be alive.
Tourney title in Shawnee lands Braves in nationals
July 6, 2005
Hey Mickey and Goofy, meet the Tonganoxie Braves.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Athletes announced for Linny’s
July 6, 2005
Just when you thought you had enough of MTV Movie Award reruns, another awards show has arrived.
Holding on to first place
July 6, 2005
The streak just keeps on going for the Tonganoxie No. 1 American Legion team.
Utility work to get under way next at Tonganoxie High
July 6, 2005
During a meeting to wrap up the 2005 fiscal year, Tonganoxie school board members also approved bids for utility work at the high school campus, in preparation for an addition to the building.
Obituary: Edna Owens
1917-2005
July 6, 2005
Graveside services for Edna Owens, Overland Park, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.
Obituary: Connie J. Lewis
1956-2005
July 6, 2005
Services for Connie J. Lewis, 49, Basehor, will be at 10 a.m. today, July 6, 2005, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery in Douglas County.
Bingo, dinner set for Saturday
July 6, 2005
Tears come to Connie Putthoff’s eyes when she talks about how generous the Tonganoxie community has been.
Event to help with police officer’s medical bills
July 6, 2005
The community is invited to attend a fund-raiser to assist the family of John Putthoff with medical-related expenses.
Obituary: Lawrence Willard Iams
1931-2005
July 6, 2005
Services for Lawrence Willard Iams, 73, Tonganoxie, formerly of Topeka, were Friday, July 1, 2005, at Davidson Funeral Home in Topeka.
Unique summer camp builds social skills
July 6, 2005
Children’s voices carry down the grassy path, breaking the quiet beside the pond, where Camp Determination’s co-director Sue Kline and her parents, Jo Ann and Jim Kline, prepare for the next batch of fishermen.
Tonganoxie grows 32 percent since 2000
Latest U.S. Census Bureau estimate places city’s population at 3,597
July 6, 2005
Since the 2000 federal census, Tonganoxie’s population has increased by nearly 32 percent, placing it among Kansas’ fastest-growing cities, according to information released last week.