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Wrestlers to take on De Soto
January 4, 2006
Tonganoxie will hit the mats Thursday with dual matches at De Soto as the Chieftain grapplers look to improve their records in the new year.
McLouth resumes season
January 4, 2006
The McLouth High boys basketball team enters the 2006 portion of its schedule with a .500 mark.
Coaches tab Pistora for all-state volleyball
January 4, 2006
Ali Pistora has been named one of the top volleyball players in the state.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 4, 2006
She was a stranger, just learning to sew. In the fabric shop while checking out the notions, she turned to me with a seam ripper in her hand and said, “A seam ripper, I guess I need one … Mom has got me ripping out garments for the fabric to learn on.”
Tonganoxie to play home opener Friday
January 4, 2006
The Tonganoxie High girls will look to remain perfect this season with its basketball schedule resuming this week.
Handful of wrestlers finish undefeated
January 4, 2006
It was a successful season for the Tonganoxie Junior High wrestling team.
Letters to the editor: Against the interchange; Whose money is it?
January 4, 2006
Against the interchange To the editor: I read the letter online from Deborah Skeet regarding the I-70 interchange. She is absolutely right. I was raised in Leavenworth County. There is no reason to build the interchange on county road 1.
Two women interested in school board seat
January 4, 2006
A Tonganoxie school board seat that has been vacant since the Rev. Rick Lamb moved to Texas in May, soon will be filled.
$4 million suit filed over death of firefighter
January 4, 2006
The parents of a late Basehor firefighter have filed a federal lawsuit against Leavenworth County seeking at least $4 million.
Obituary: Bonnie Mae Peterson
1926-2005
January 4, 2006
A memorial service is planned in Tonganoxie later for Bonnie Mae Hummelgaard Peterson, 79, Boise, Idaho, who died Dec. 22, 2005, at her home following a long illness.
Obituary: Edward S. LaForce
1922-2005
January 4, 2006
Graveside services for Edward S. LaForce, 82, Basehor, will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2006, at Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Obituary: Helen Marie Eiserman
1926-2005
January 4, 2006
Services for Helen Marie Eisermann, 79, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Inurnment is planned in Colorado.
Obituary: George C. Bogard
1917-2005
January 4, 2006
Memorial services for George C. Bogard, 88, McLouth, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Private inurnment is planned at McLouth Cemetery.
Basehor library board proposes bond issue
Feb. 28 vote to seek $2.99 million
January 4, 2006
Next month, Basehor Community Library officials will ask patrons of its 50-square mile voting district to greenlight approval for something they deem long overdue — a new building.
2005: A year to remember
January 4, 2006
Editor’s note: This concludes The Mirror’s review of the top news stories of 2005. This installment, which covers July through December, was written by Lisa Scheller and Shawn Linenberger.
Building permits set record in ‘05 in Tonganoxie
January 4, 2006
Tonganoxie reached a record number of building permits in 2005.
Commission settles on County Road 1 route
Plans call for upgrading road to connect with turnpike interchange; funding in question
January 4, 2006
The Leavenworth County Commission’s choice last week of County Road 1 as the access road to a planned turnpike interchange is “huge,” according to Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor.
Council considers changes to pay plan
Administrator recommends raises
January 4, 2006
Tonganoxie City Council member Velda Roberts isn’t satisfied with proposals that would change the pay plan for city employees.
Local tae kwon do student hits jackpot at national karate event
January 4, 2006
Jordan Boudreaux-Lesher continues to make a name for himself in tae kwon do.
Lansing council to discuss request to ban smoking
At least 2 council members support taking action
January 4, 2006
Lansing City Council will discuss on Thursday a resident’s proposal to snuff out smoking in all enclosed public places in the city.
Remember when: A community review
January 4, 2006
10 years ago: Dec. 20, 1995 Wanda and John Schlup of Tonganoxie will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, Dec. 30, from 2-4 p.m. at the Shoemaker Auction Center.
The challenge of working ‘just right’
January 4, 2006
Our cats are working too hard.