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City balks at paying for water lines to new middle school
October 26, 2005
Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday waived one fee associated with construction projects in local schools, but balked at paying for installation of water lines to the new middle school.
County residents part of blood study
Paramedics to give synthetic blood to some accident victims
October 26, 2005
Leavenworth County ambulances soon will begin carrying synthetic blood.
Officer files suit against Basehor
55-year-old alleges age discrimination
October 26, 2005
A Basehor police officer, who was passed over for promotion a year ago, has filed a federal age-discrimination lawsuit against the city of Basehor.
Fallen soldier’s memory still alive
Funeral set for noon Thursday; ceremony held before Friday’s football game
October 26, 2005
His sister-in-law affectionately knew him as Dork, his teammates called him Killer on the football field and he was notorious for breaking furniture simply by sitting in it.
School district to appeal bullying lawsuit
Appeal would be lodged with U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver
October 26, 2005
The Tonganoxie school district has filed notice that it plans to appeal a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former student.
Bulldogs fall in 3A volleyball quarterfinals
October 26, 2005
The McLouth volleyball team couldn’t capitalize on the two wins it secured at its home volleyball invitational Oct. 15.
County planning more discussion on proposed link
October 26, 2005
Leavenworth County Commissioner Dean Oroke had hoped the county commission could make a decision about a turnpike connector road by Nov. 1.
KC Christian dashes THS playoff hopes
October 26, 2005
Tonganoxie was hoping to be the Bucknell of high school soccer Monday in Kansas City, Kan.
Clinic members heading to New Orleans
Tonganoxie physician, medical assistant to work with hurricane victims
October 26, 2005
Help from Tonganoxie again is on the way to Hurricane Katrina victims.
Author puts hometown spin into children’s novel
October 26, 2005
Tonganoxie children’s author Lisa Harkrader made sure Tonganoxie got a mention in her new book, “Airball: My Life in Briefs.”
That secure feeling
Tonganoxie business focuses on security systems
October 26, 2005
A new Tonganoxie business looks out for its customers.
Kansas Chamber of Commerce honors State Representative
October 26, 2005
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce is hailing Lansing State Rep. Kenny Wilk as a “2005 Pro-Jobs Legislator.”
Bulldogs win DVL crown
McLouth staves off late Pleasant Ridge rally, remains undfeated
October 26, 2005
McLouth city fathers and mothers don’t have any plans to construct a statue in Harry Hester’s honor near the large rock on Granite Street, but Hester is pretty popular these days in that community.
County qualifies for low-interest SBA loans
October 26, 2005
Leavenworth County residents and businesses didn’t qualify for Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster aid.
Boys, girls cross country teams statebound in same year for first time since 1991
October 26, 2005
Tonganoxie accomplished something it hadn’t done in 14 years — send both cross country teams to the state meet in Wamego.
Small-town life
Friends stage ribbon-cutting for new front porch steps
October 26, 2005
Saturday morning may have been cloudy, but at Jan Theno’s house, the mood was bright. That’s because of an innovative idea for a party.
Local woman continues run on ‘Survivor’
October 26, 2005
It’s 7-11 time on “Survivor: Guatemala.”
Obituary: Darlene A. Trieb
1927-2005
October 26, 2005
Services for Darlene A. Trieb, 78, Tonganoxie, will be at 11:30 a.m. today, Oct. 26, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Obituary: Marguerite May Pettengill
1913-2005
October 26, 2005
Obituary: Anna Loretta Gaunce
1914-2005
October 26, 2005
Graveside services for Anna Loretta Gaunce, 91, Basehor, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Lucas Allen Frantz
1983-2005
October 26, 2005
Memorial services for Spc. Lucas Allen Frantz, 22, Tonganoxie, will be at noon Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Park in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 26, 2005
I recently visited with one of our young local businessmen about the changes in our once small town. Houses are popping up in our area like toadstools after a warm spring rain.
Tonganoxie hurdles over De Soto
Chieftains to play for leageu district titles Thursday at Perry-Lecompton
October 26, 2005
Tonganoxie capped an emotional night with an emotional win.
School teachers, district to meet again tonight
October 26, 2005
Tonganoxie teachers and the school district continue to talk salaries.
Publisher’s memo: Acting with dignity in difficult times
October 26, 2005
Every time a group of young American soldiers was killed in Iraq, I held my breath. I didn’t want to see “Tonganoxie” listed as a hometown. I didn’t want one of the soldiers who had given their lives in the war — 2,000 of them, as of Tuesday — to be one of ours.
Eudora supreme against Tonganoxie in 4A substate tournament
October 26, 2005
Amie Riddle broke out her best Diana Ross voice before Saturday’s Class 4A substate volleyball tournament in Tonganoxie.
Letters to the editor: Touched my heart; Shoppine on e-bay questioned; Heavy heart; Heart-felt condolences
October 26, 2005
Touched my heart To the editor: Please send my deepest condolences to Spc. Lucas Frantz’s wife, family and friends, and to the community of Tonganoxie.
Longtime sheriff’s officer warns drivers to watch out for deer
October 26, 2005
Whether driving in the city of Leavenworth or down a quiet county road, area residents should be on the lookout for deer, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Andy Dedeke.
Remember When
A Community Review
October 26, 2005
A historical review of events in the Tonganoxie area from the files of The Mirror.