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Pressure is on 2006 Chieftain football squad
August 30, 2006
During the past three years, Tonganoxie has sported a combined 26-6 record.
City laws already address vicious dogs
August 30, 2006
With publicity surrounding vicious dogs in the metro area, Tonganoxie City Administrator Mike Yanez recently reminded city council members about the laws Tonganoxie already has in place regarding vicious dogs.
Obituary: Doris Mae Lister
1924-2006
August 30, 2006
Memorial services for former Kansas City, Kan., resident Doris Mae Lister, 81, Tonganoxie, were Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.
City on target to fill new water tower
Dispute over water line threatened to hold up school opening; new route found for line
August 30, 2006
In the next few weeks, work should start on a water line project that will feed the city’s new water tower.
New season, new coach for MHS
August 30, 2006
A new era is starting for the McLouth High cross country program.
Team’s chemistry vital, coach says
August 30, 2006
Many McLouth High volleyball team members have played together in the prep ranks, but that experience has come at the junior varsity level.
Pistora, Bogard seek final shot at state volleyball appearance
August 30, 2006
Tonganoxie has finished its volleyball campaign the last five years with the same type of trophy.
Schedule rugged for THS
August 30, 2006
With a year under his belt, THS boys soccer coach Ken Lott has implemented a system in the offseason.
Bulldogs set to defend Delaware Valley crown
August 30, 2006
The target on that purple and gold McLouth football jersey is much bigger these days.
Tonganoxie police investigate recent burglaries
August 30, 2006
Tonganoxie has experienced a rash of thefts and burglaries during the last 10 days.
Publisher’s memo: What’s our mother serving now?
August 30, 2006
The bad news came last Thursday. Pluto no longer is a planet, the folks at National Public Radio told me as I drove home after work.
Our view: City should reach reasonable solution
August 30, 2006
Tonganoxie City Council members last week agreed on a new route for a water line to feed the city’s third water tower.
Library program provides tutoring
August 30, 2006
Local students needing extra help on homework may receive assistance from a tutor — on the Internet — through the Tonganoxie and McLouth public libraries.
Obituary: Frank R. Waters Jr.
1925-2006
August 30, 2006
Services for Frank R. Waters Jr., 81, Baldwin, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Baldwin. Burial will follow in Easton Cemetery.
Obituary: Helen F. Ashworth
1917-2006
August 30, 2006
Graveside services for Helen F. Ashworth, 89, formerly of McLouth and Tonganoxie, were Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at McLouth Cemetery.
Country music venue expanding
Annie’s project includes more seating, new tower at entrance
August 30, 2006
The owners of Annie’s Country Jubilee in downtown Tonganoxie are hoping an expansion project will help them bring even more popular musicians to town.
Anti-liquor forces circulate petition for McLouth vote
August 30, 2006
McLouth’s first liquor store in decades continues to create a stir.
Water running from school swamps yards of residents
In-ground swimming pool in path of muddy stream
August 30, 2006
For the past several weeks, city council member Ron Cranor warily watched work at Tonganoxie Middle School.
Numbers favor THS harriers
August 30, 2006
Home, sweet, slightly renovated, home. The Tonganoxie High cross country team returns this week to its course on the school district’s 80 acres southeast of Pleasant and Washington streets.
County near action on vicious-dog law
August 30, 2006
Leavenworth County commissioners appear poised to begin regulating vicious dogs in the county’s unincorporated areas.
Family’s dedication to 4-H precedes award
August 30, 2006
Being named the recipient of the 4-H Spirit award took the Miles family by surprise.
Turtle race proves beneficial for agency
August 30, 2006
The Turbo Turtle was a hot commodity at Saturday’s tiny-k turtle race at the Tonganoxie Swimming Pool. Organizers requested nearly 1,100 turtles to be “adopted” for the race.