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Ryun presents flags in soldier’s memory
January 18, 2006
Kelly Frantz, like many people, doesn’t look forward to public speaking. But when she’s asked to speak in honor of her husband, she proudly accepts.
THS grad to help pilot again with flight
January 18, 2006
Once again, Nancy Milleret will track millionaire pilot Steve Fossett as he attempts a record-breaking flight.
School construction progressing
Pace of $25.3 million project fueled by good weather, contractor says
January 18, 2006
Tonganoxie’s $25.3 million construction project is well under way.
Obituary: Doris M. Gilliland
January 18, 2006
Graveside services for Doris M. Gilliland, 85, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence
Obituary: Kathleen K. Burns
January 18, 2006
Services for Kathleen K. “Kathy” Burns, 55, McLouth, were Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at First Baptist Church of McLouth. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Fireworks set off Sunday
January 18, 2006
Fireworks lit up the sky Sunday night in Tonganoxie.
Boatwright to speak at upcoming event
January 18, 2006
Tonganoxie’s biggest celebrity will speak to local residents next Wednesday at Tonganoxie High School. Danni Boatwright, who last month won “Survivor: Guatemala,” will be a guest speaker at the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting.
2006 tourney features strong field
January 18, 2006
The third annual Tonganoxie invitational girls basketball tournament has all the ingredients needed for a prime week of hoops.
Hallmark to halt production
January 18, 2006
Hallmark Cards is phasing out production of greeting cards in its Leavenworth plant, sending 125 jobs to either Lawrence or Topeka by the end of August.
Case against sexual predator progresses through courts
January 18, 2006
Leavenworth County’s counselor Dave Van Parys hopes the state Supreme Court will side with the county in a dispute over a group home for violent sexual offenders.
Obituary: Calvin Don Rose Sr.
January 18, 2006
Services for Calvin Don Rose Sr., 79, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006, at Highland Park Funeral Home, 41st Street and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will follow in Highland Park Cemetery.
Obituary: Mary Dorothy Somers
January 18, 2006
Services for Mary Dorothy Somers, 87, Lawrence, were Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Local student writes essay about effects of Frantz’s death
January 18, 2006
Editor’s note: The following essay, written by Tonganoxie High School junior Jake Heskett, took first place in the local Veterans of Foreign Wars essay contest and second place in the VFW District No. 1 essay competition.
Tonganoxie views, then and now
January 18, 2006
We don’t need census data to tell us our town is growing.