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Tonganoxie girls roll against Santa Fe Trail
February 8, 2006
Although Tonganoxie led at one point by just two in the first half, the Chieftains headed into the lockers with a 29-10 lead against Santa Fe Trail on Tuesday at Phil Lobb Gymnasium.
Athletes pitch in at soup kitchen
February 8, 2006
Kansas played Oklahoma in men’s basketball and Pittsburgh and Seattle were set to battle it out in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Basketball player nets 36 for TJHS
February 8, 2006
Tonganoxie Junior High’s top scorer had a breakout game — even by his standards.
Wrestlers top Jags, Braves
February 8, 2006
Jacob Ferris and Jeff Frank went out in style.
Girls shake rough start in victory against Ward
February 8, 2006
Bishop Ward worked at a slightly faster pace against Tonganoxie this season.
College bound
Tonganoxie seniors sign national football letters of intent
February 8, 2006
Tonganoxie High seniors wasted no time choosing where to continue their football careers.
THS debaters end season with second at state
February 8, 2006
The Tonganoxie High School debate team finished the 2005-06 season with a second-place finish at the state debate tournament on Jan. 20 and 21 at Derby High School.
Trumpeter swans find refuge again at Bear Lake
February 8, 2006
Every morning and afternoon, David Isabell feeds more than 150 hungry, honking guests behind his house. Isabell lives at Bear Lake, where for three consecutive years a large flock of Canada geese, nine trumpeter swans and two other birds have called home.
Tonganoxie post office remains on hold
February 8, 2006
Tonganoxie’s postmaster, Ron Hubbard, is clear about one point concerning a new post office in the city: The project is in limbo.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 8, 2006
I must apologize for losing the name of the young lady who showed me the clever apron she was using for her change as she sold her merchandise at the market.
Newspaper, music students team up again for fund-raiser
February 8, 2006
It’s that time of year again.
City officials brainstorm about Tonganoxie’s futures
February 8, 2006
When updating Tonganoxie’s comprehensive plan, city council and planning commission members agree — as the city grows, it needs to be fiscally responsible, it should preserve downtown and maintain “green space” in subdivisions. And Tonganoxie should work toward becoming a full-service community.
Tonganoxie recycling sites expand
February 8, 2006
Local residents have another option when it comes to recycling.
Obituary: Leroy S. Tinberg
1924-2006
February 8, 2006
Services for Leroy S. Tinberg, 81, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Bonner Springs Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Romance blooms for area couple
February 8, 2006
Petting the hand of his bride-to-be last Thursday, Richard Dikeman said it was a search for companionship — not romance — that drew him to the De Soto Senior Center managed by Mary Bichelmeyer.
Obituary: Stanley “Stan” W. Braksick
1924-2006
February 8, 2006
Services for Stanley W. “Stan” Braksick, 81, McLouth, were Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Tonganoxie Phil appears on target with recent forecast
February 8, 2006
As if on cue, Tonganoxie’s balmy weather took a sharp turn toward a traditional winter last Friday.
Tonganoxie 7th-grader headed to state spelling bee
February 8, 2006
Elliott Brest probably will never forget how to spell “italicize.”
Local couple win baby contest
February 8, 2006
Derek Carothers and April Ricketson weren’t expecting their baby just yet.
Remember when: A community review
February 8, 2006
Council debates mayor, administrator duties
February 8, 2006
In a study session, Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday debated who should have day-to-day control over city employees.
Pleasant Ridge, Wathena teams sweep MHS on Bulldogs’ court
February 8, 2006
Although McLouth High was tied with Wathena at halftime, the boys team couldn’t push past the Wildcats in Delaware Valley League action Jan. 31 at McLouth.
Rivalry week: Tonganoxie boys ready for Lansing
February 8, 2006
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team is treating the final stretch of this season as a new season of sorts.
Our view: Commissioners make right business decision
February 8, 2006
The time has come to set the record straight.
Delegation lobbies for federal dollars
February 8, 2006
By all accounts, last week’s trip to Washington, D.C., by Tonganoxie and Leavenworth County officials was worthwhile.
County paves way for electronic voting
Clerk vows to educate voters on machines’ use before Aug. 1 primary
February 8, 2006
New electronic voting machines in Leavenworth County should get their first official workout in this summer’s August primary elections involving federal, state and county offices.
Oroke: Issue might land on next ballot
County commissioners back hiring administrator
February 8, 2006
Voters may get another chance at deciding whether Leavenworth County employs a professional county administrator.