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Student earns $5,000 scholarship
September 14, 2005
Nancy Milleret, Linwood , received this year’s Aviation Insurance Association scholarship, worth $5,000.
County given go-ahead to help in relief efforts
September 14, 2005
A disaster response team that includes public employees from Leavenworth County likely will be dispatched to a hurricane-ravaged area in Mississippi.
Members of force picking up slack
Callaghan named interim chief
September 14, 2005
While Tonganoxie’s fire chief and another firefighter are doing their part to help victims of Hurricane Katrina, local firefighters are making sure operations are going smoothly in Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 14, 2005
No, shopping is not what it used to be, not at all,” according to Marsha Hummelgaard. “I used to enjoy shopping especially for the kids, all of their excitement and the trying on and selecting.”
Tonganoxie High School senior named National Merit semifinalist
September 14, 2005
Tonganoxie senior Micah Titterington today was named a National Merit semifinalist. Titterington was one of 16,000 semifinalists named in the 51st annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
McLouth to host invitational
September 14, 2005
Nick Edgell was McLouth’s top placer Saturday at the Wamego Invitational.
McLouth family relishes sideline view of ‘Packerland’
September 14, 2005
It all started when Tracie Karn wrote to Green Bay Packers football coach Mike Sherman thanking him for hosting a Wisconsin golf tournament that benefited cystic fibrosis.
Local group exploring Tonganoxie’s role in biotech
September 14, 2005
Is it possible the Tonganoxie community could jump on the state’s bioscience bandwagon?
THS eyes Rim Rock Invitational
September 14, 2005
Freshman Matt Brock continued to lead the Tonganoxie boys cross country team at the Maur Hill Invitational on Thursday in Atchison. Sophomore Christy Weller was doing the same on the girls side — until chest pains forced her to quit midway through the race.
Local post office project put on hold
New building caught up in nationwide freeze; city officials pleased by delay
September 14, 2005
Plans to move the Tonganoxie post office to a site near U.S. Highway 24-40 have been put on hold — for now.
Volleyball coach: Team too young for ranking
September 14, 2005
Think of it as a regular-season state tournament.
Soccer coach snags first win at THS
September 14, 2005
The Tonganoxie High soccer team is in the win column.
McLouth’s offense runs over Wathena
September 14, 2005
Same outcome, different opponent.
THS principal: Last year’s Piper clash ‘an isolated incident’
September 14, 2005
The customary post-game handshake will be taking place before Friday’s Tonganoxie-Piper football game in Tonganoxie.
Kansas Parole Board to hear public comment on inmates
September 14, 2005
The Kansas Parole Board will conduct public comment sessions this month for inmates who are entitled to a parole hearing in October.
County refuses to renew contract
Maley worked at EMS since ‘77
September 14, 2005
Leavenworth County commissioners voted Thursday against renewing the contract of longtime Emergency Medical Services director Irene Maley.
Grade school reaches standard of excellence
September 14, 2005
For schools, reaching the state’s standard of excellence is like getting an A on a test.
Obituary: Beverly J. Goss
1937-2005
September 14, 2005
Services for Beverly J. Goss, 68, Linwood, were Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
A quarter for the Sunflower State
September 14, 2005
It’s natural to think of Kansas when we see sunflowers. And when we see a herd of buffalo, it’s not surprising that these words in our state song may come to mind, “Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam.” So the state’s quarter, which was launched Friday by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, is symbolic of, and appropriate for, our state.
First-year coach still digging for win
September 14, 2005
The McLouth High volleyball team still is in search of its first win under first-year coach Amy Bergman.
Firefighters at work in Louisiana
Local men 10 days into monthlong stay helping hurricane victims
September 14, 2005
There’s a Hurricane Katrina image that Tonganoxie Fire Chief Dave Bennett would like to forget.
Talks continue on best route to link with turnpike
September 14, 2005
Altering terrain and moving utilities on Leavenworth County Road 1 would drive up the costs of a link between U.S. Highway 24-40 and a proposed turnpike interchange.
Remember when: A community review
September 14, 2005
To the editor
Concerns about traffic
September 14, 2005
Concerns about traffic To the editor: It seems that a decision is near in selecting the proposed turnpike interchange for Leavenworth County off County Road 1, which should make many of the residents and landowners happy — especially the ones having developable and marketable land in that area.
Tonganoxie blanks Ward, 7-0
September 14, 2005
Tonganoxie opened Friday’s game against Ward with a commanding drive. The Chieftains, staying with their ground game, drove 75 yards and used more than eight minutes for their first touchdown.
2005 fair: A financial washout
September 14, 2005
Financially, the 2005 Leavenworth County Fair was a dud. In fact, said Jimmy Elder, treasurer of the Leavenworth County Fair board, the fair wound up with a $30,000 loss.