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Homicide suspect found in Tonganoxie
June 15, 2005
A suspect in a Kansas City, Kan., homicide case was taken into custody about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday after Tonganoxie police and other agencies arrived at a house in the 1000 block of Church Street in Tonganoxie about 2:45 p.m.
KCK man escapes injury in crash
June 15, 2005
A 72-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man’s truck struck a trailer that was high-centered near Kansas Highway 16 on Friday.
Positions still remain open
June 15, 2005
Coaching positions at Tonganoxie High still haven’t been filled in baseball, softball and soccer.
Tonganoxie No. 1 improves to 5-1
June 15, 2005
Tonganoxie No. 1 didn’t settle for one victory against Geiger Ready-Mix on Monday in Tonganoxie.
State returns sexual predator to state hospital
June 15, 2005
The notorious sexual predator Leroy Hendricks has been forced out of Leavenworth County.
Rain gauges overflowing during June
June 15, 2005
It’s barely a drop in the bucket compared to the floods of 1951 and 1993.
Wednesday’s storms posed danger
June 15, 2005
Sirens sounded three times in Tonganoxie last Wednesday when severe weather developed in Jefferson County and moved through the area.
Tonganoxie library project to expand offerings
Library to close on Friday, as workers place new barcodes on 17,000 items in collection
June 15, 2005
Residents won’t be able to use the Tonganoxie Public Library on Friday, but that will be a minor setback to access up to 3 million books and other library items.
Our view: Local boy’s rescuers deserve city’s thanks
June 15, 2005
What a fortunate turn of events.
Drive-in fares well in contest
June 15, 2005
What happens in Las Vegas likely won’t stay in Las Vegas come September, if employees at the Tonganoxie Sonic Drive-In have it their way.
City council members reject proposal for monthly stipend
June 15, 2005
City Administrator Mike Yanez, calling city council members “among the most significant volunteers in the community,” on Monday proposed council members receive a monthly stipend.
School board delays action on insurance
Members question whether it’s prudent to switch companies
June 15, 2005
After debating whether to stay with a local insurance agent or accept a lower-cost policy from an out-of-town agent, Tonganoxie school board members on Monday decided to wait on a decision.
Shouts and Murmurs: Test scores reflect school’s efforts
June 15, 2005
Tammie George’s enthusiasm is evident.
Rain dampens festival fun
Clouds part about noon for annual celebration
June 15, 2005
Damp weather Saturday morning certainly put a damper on the 20th annual Tonganoxie Days.