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Lansing man awarded purple heart
Soldier loses part of leg in explosion in Iraq
March 2, 2005
Sgt. Timothy Gustafson feared the worst.
Appraiser: property values up
March 2, 2005
Unless interest rates start spiraling upward, Donna Graf fully expects the value of properties in Leavenworth County to continue to rise.
Tonganoxie girls, at 18-2, enter Basehor substate as top seed
March 2, 2005
Make it 16 and counting.
Obituary: Jack A. Williams Sr.
March 2, 2005
Services for Jack A. Williams Sr., 67, Basehor, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Elm Grove Baptist Church, 158th Street and Kansas Highway 32, Bonner Springs. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Obituary: Margaret V. Sterner
March 2, 2005
Graveside services for Margaret V. Sterner, 81, Oskaloosa, were Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Inez Irene Spain
March 2, 2005
Services for Inez Irene Spain, 91, Wamego, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, March 2, 2005, at Campanella-Evans Mortuary in Wamego, with the Rev Larry Spain officiating. Burial will be in St. George Cemetery, St. George, Kan.
THS girls team slides past Perry-Lecompton
March 2, 2005
Records meant little in the first half last week when the Tonganoxie and Perry-Lecompton girls basketball teams met in Perry.
Obituary: Eunice E. “Judy” Calovich
March 2, 2005
Services for Eunice E. “Judy” Calovich, 83, Kirbyville, Mo., were Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Two men arrested for thefts of vehicles
March 2, 2005
A 35-year-old Galena man and a 32-year-old Leavenworth man reportedly were involved in multiple vehicle thefts Saturday evening and Sunday morning in Jefferson and Leavenworth counties.
Fire departments discuss merger
March 2, 2005
The city of Tonganoxie and Stranger Township will at least explore the possibility of creating a new fire district.
Small-town Lions Club earns kudos for aid
March 2, 2005
In the town of Linwood, which has a population of about 300, the 22-member Lions Club makes a big difference.
KDOT closes road over dam at state lake
March 2, 2005
Because of safety concerns, the road over the dam at Leavenworth County State Fishing Lake was closed Monday, according to Michael Wilson, chief engineer for Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.
Post office’s plans will affect downtown
March 2, 2005
If there was any doubt that Tonganoxie is growing, the U.S. Postal Service has put that to rest.
Restriction of sales not all bad
March 2, 2005
It seems Kansas politics is more interesting than usual this year.
Obituary: Thomas Gene Snell
March 2, 2005
Graveside services for Thomas Gene Snell, 58, Fredonia, were Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Braves dash THS upset bid hopes
March 2, 2005
Underdog Tonganoxie tussled with Bonner Springs for four quarters Monday in a Class 4A quarterfinal game in Bonner Springs.
Dedicated to Mom
March 2, 2005
Garrett Palmer couldn’t help but celebrate.
Closing State-ments
March 2, 2005
After the final whistle sounded Friday in Ross Starcher’s state semifinal match against Clay Center’s Nate Boyer, the Tonganoxie senior circled the wrestling mat.
Tonganoxie senior chosen for all-star academic team
March 2, 2005
Tonganoxie High senior Hunter Samuels was named part of a select group last week.
Remember When
A Community Review
March 2, 2005
A review of stories from The Mirror’s files.
Officials tout benefits of tax
County residents vote April 5 on sales tax extension
March 2, 2005
Lansing Mayor Ken Bernard on Monday underscored improvements that Tonganoxie would see, if voters in April approve the extension of the countywide one-cent sales tax.