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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 27, 2005
Grandma Lois (King) in Olathe and her two small granddaughters Kaitlyn, 5, and Ashley, 2, are making two new dresses each.
Remember when: A community review
July 27, 2005
Herpatologist describes the copperhead as ‘sit-and-wait predator’
July 27, 2005
Copperhead bites usually aren’t fatal to humans, according to John Simmons, a herpetologist who is the collections manager at the Kansas University Natural History Museum.
Our view: Trees in downtown looking much better
July 27, 2005
Wow. What a difference a trim makes.
Tonganoxie PTA selling school supplies
July 27, 2005
The Tonganoxie Parent-Teacher Association will sell pre-packaged school supplies for elementary school students during enrollment.
Scouts rescued from sandbar
July 27, 2005
Seven Boy Scouts and their adult leader who were stranded on a sandbar in the Kansas River were rescued Monday night east of De Soto.
Obituary: Ernest Reed Grafke
1935-2005
July 27, 2005
Funeral services for Ernest Reed Grafke, 69, Basehor, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2005 at Tonganoxie Christian Church, 204 Washington Street.
Obituary: Georgia Lee LaVezzi
1933-2005
July 27, 2005
Services for Georgia Lee LaVezzi, 71, Ozawkie, will be at 2 p.m. today, July 27, 2005, at Maple Hill Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Bessie May Smith
1912-2005
July 27, 2005
Services for Bessie May Smith, 92, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2005, at Tonganoxie Christian Church.
Obituary: Judith A. Oakson
1938-2005
July 27, 2005
Services for former Tonganoxie resident Judith Ann “Judy” Oakson, 66, Ozawkie, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2005, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
City council approves police appointments
July 27, 2005
During a brief meeting Monday night, the Tonganoxie City Council approved three appointments requested by Mayor Dave Taylor.
Obituary: Goldie L. Bissonette Knudsen
1939-2005
July 27, 2005
Services for Goldie L. Bissonette Knudsen, 65, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Wellsville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Wellsville City Cemetery.
Legion No. 2 defeats Reds
July 27, 2005
Tonganoxie No. 2 was fired up for baseball Sunday in Lansing.
Chinstraps and mouthpieces: ESPN piece overlooks state legends
July 27, 2005
ESPN, in its “50 states in 50 days” tour, featured Kansas on Sunday.
Swedish pilgrimage
Tonganoxie teacher runs in marathon, visits town where father once lived
July 27, 2005
Taking 5,430th place in a race usually doesn’t warrant a medal in most running events.
Tonganoxie No. 1 ousted at zone tourney
July 27, 2005
Tonganoxie scored in the first inning in each of its three American Legion zone tournament games last weekend in Hiawatha.
Tonganoxie couple building dream Victorian house
July 27, 2005
Summer’s flowers barely can compare to a brightly colored painted lady near Sixth and Delaware streets.
Channel could air city, school meetings
July 27, 2005
Lights, camera, Tonganoxie.
City sewer, water rates slated for increase
July 27, 2005
Sewer and water rates are expected to increase in Tonganoxie.
Shouts and Murmurs: Keeping cool during summertime
July 27, 2005
Summer’s temperatures, predictably hot in Kansas in July and almost unbearably uncomfortable during the past week, may have left many of us scrambling for ways to keep cool.
McLouth couple receive 100-year farm award
July 27, 2005
John Sanders’ grandfather, Henry Kimmel, was one of McLouth’s earliest settlers.
Rural resident still recovering from snake bite
July 27, 2005
A rural Tonganoxie woman last week had a crash course in snakebites.
Salary talks with Tonganoxie teachers stall
July 27, 2005
Salary negotiations between the Tonganoxie school district and the local teachers association have stalled.