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Obituary: Ezra W. Warren
1913-2006
March 8, 2006
Graveside services for former Tonganoxie resident Ezra W. Warren, 93, Lawrence, were Monday, March 6, 2006, at Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie dance team performs tonight at state
March 8, 2006
Tonganoxie still will be represented this week at the Class 4A state basketball tournament this week in Salina.
Trial set for April on fraud charges
March 8, 2006
A Leavenworth County judge has set aside five days next month for a Tonganoxie woman’s trial on 33 securities fraud charges.
County OKs continued blood study
Patients could receive synthetic blood during emergency treatment
March 8, 2006
Leavenworth County commissioners have approved the county’s continued participation in a study in which Emergency Medical Service officials may administer synthetic blood to trauma patients.
County OKs use of experts for radio work
March 8, 2006
Leavenworth County will use the same consulting firm as the state as it works to “reband” public safety radios and related equipment now in use throughout the county.
New post office expected to open in several months
March 8, 2006
In just a few months, Basehor postal employees will move into new, expanded quarters.
Officials move forward on crisis plan
March 8, 2006
About 20 Tonganoxie area officials gathered last Friday, starting the ball rolling toward development of a crisis response plan.
City planning session focuses on importance of infrastructure
March 8, 2006
When it comes to planning for Tonganoxie’s future, sewer and water lines need to be at the forefront, according to Brian Kingsley of BG Consultants, the city’s engineering firm.
Chieftain boys hang with Sabres early, but can’t close deal at substate
March 8, 2006
During the first quarter of last week’s Class 4A substate tournament quarterfinal against Sumner, the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team seemed determined to extend its winning streak to three games.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Heartbreak should be short-lived for THS girls
March 8, 2006
Today was supposed to have a little more meaning than just March 8, 2006.
Baskas endure rough week on, off court
March 8, 2006
The Baska family had more than their share of bad news last week.
Another date at state will have to wait
March 8, 2006
The final seconds of regulation of Saturday’s Class 4A substate championship between the Tonganoxie and Sumner girls felt like a rewind of last year’s championship game between the two powerhouses.
Remember when: A community review
March 8, 2006
Old Glory flies high over Reusch VFW Park: Visible from over a mile and a half outside the Tonganoxie city limits, Old Glory now rolls softly from the new 105-foot flag pole in the VFW park. At 10 a.m. Monday the VFW proudly hoisted the stars and stripes to the top of the flag pole for the first time. The flag was donated by Richard and Almeda Tinberg in honor of Almeda’s mother and father, (Vern and Edith Barber) who were friends with the former owners (Merle and Gracy Reusch) of the land which the park now occupies.
Our view: Open government: It’s good for everyone
March 8, 2006
Editor’s note: This opinion piece was written in observance of Sunshine Week, which underscores the importance of open government.
More park land would be an asset
March 8, 2006
I tried to help the city.
THS teen heads to Africa for spring break
March 8, 2006
High school students find various ways to pass the time during spring break.
Obituary: Robert Needham
1926-2006
March 8, 2006
Services for Robert E. “Bob” Needham, 79, Leavenworth, were Saturday, March 4, 2006, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Kindergartners urged to embrace differences
March 8, 2006
If Tonganoxie kindergarten students had hollered a little louder, some windows might have shattered last Wednesday at the elementary school.
Old-time ice cream plant now for sale
March 8, 2006
A Tonganoxie landmark — the former Franklin Ice Cream plant — is for sale.
THS grad still ‘critical’ at KU medical center
March 8, 2006
Nearly two weeks after being sent to an area hospital by air ambulance following a car accident, Shadoe Barton still is listed in critical condition, a hospital official said Tuesday.
Angling for a law
Tonganoxie third-graders promote bluegill as state’s official fish
March 8, 2006
Students in a Tonganoxie third-grade class are angling for a state fish.
Shouts and murmurs: Laughter key to lasting marriage
March 8, 2006
Last month, Dorothy Stewart called The Mirror to comment on an item Billie Aye’s “Remember When” column’s 75-years-ago section.
Shouts and Murmurs: More park land would be an asset
March 8, 2006
I tried to help the city.
Good deed touches woman’s heart
March 8, 2006
According to Loretta Cowan, two good things happened after she lost her billfold.