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3 immigrants arrested in Linwood
November 15, 2006
Three people were taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers Tuesday morning in Linwood.
Highway study group focuses on future of 24-40
November 15, 2006
In the future, Tonganoxie and Basehor could benefit if the two cities pooled their resources to construct infrastructure projects, such as sewer lines.
Board member reiterates concern about purchase policy
November 15, 2006
The school district’s purchasing policy was the center of debate during Monday night’s board meeting.
Some changes on tap as students move to new school
November 15, 2006
Editor’s note: Darren Neas, assistant principal of Tonganoxie Junior High School, has compiled a list of questions and answers regarding the new middle school. With his permission, Neas’ information, which appeared in the October and November editions of the school district’s newsletter, is shown below:
This idea’s a winner, so let’s make it work
November 15, 2006
Talk about a winning team effort.
Fund-raiser exceeds FFA’s expectations
November 15, 2006
A fund-raiser Saturday night turned out even better than expected.
County, city work on pact to fund County Road 1
November 15, 2006
County counselor David VanParys doesn’t have the rest of the week off.
Public invited to tour middle school
Water tower must be operational before move-in
November 15, 2006
Construction of Tonganoxie’s new middle school is about 98 percent complete.
City files lawsuit to block road vote
November 15, 2006
The city of Tonganoxie is taking 354 of its citizens to court.
Poets’ Corner
November 15, 2006
Editor’s note: Because of the overwhelming number of submissions to Poets’ Corner, this week we are featuring the work of two poets, Fred Leimkuhler and Mike Vestal.
County commission to consider permit for shooting range
Area residents file protest petition
November 15, 2006
Last Wednesday night, Leavenworth County’s planning commission voted 4-2 to deny a special-use permit for Nave Outdoor Shooting Sports Facility.
School board briefs
November 15, 2006
At Monday night’s board meeting, school board member Leana Leslie asked about the district’s policy when hiring employees to build furniture, or do other work, for the district.
Springdale News
November 15, 2006
The WHMS of Springdale Friends Church met in the home of Joy Ewert on Nov. 1. Joy opened the meeting with a reading.
Jarbalo Jottings
November 15, 2006
Mildred Ehart reports that she and Henry have a new great-grandson. He was born Oct. 30, and his name is Seth Dale Cole. His parents are Steve and Shanda Cole. His grandparents are Mike and Marcia Ehart of Prim, Ark.
Tonganoxie public library schedules special reading events
November 15, 2006
Kansas Reads … to Preschoolers, a project of the Kansas State Library, is the opportunity for Kansans to make a difference in the life of a child. The goal is again to read to all Kansas children, who are from birth to age 5, during National Children’s Book Week, Nov. 13—19. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has agreed to serve again as honorary chair of the program.
Warrior 8th grade wins by two
November 15, 2006
The Tonganoxie Junior High eighth-grade girls basketball team won a nail-biter recently, but came up short three other times. The girls defeated Leavenworth West 34 -32, while losing to Monticello 27 - 24, Xavier 21 -17, and Basehor Linwood 43 -15.
TJHS 7th grade now 5-1
November 15, 2006
The Tonganoxie Junior High seventh-grade girls basketball team snagged two more victories last week and moved its record to 5-1 on the season.
Mill Valley finishes third in state soccer playoffs
November 15, 2006
For the first time since 2002, the name of the state champion won’t begin with an “H.”
Chieftain football players dominate coaches’ picks for all-league team
November 15, 2006
The 2006 Kaw Valley League championship team earned some individual accolades as well.
Conference hands honor to THS grad
November 15, 2006
Vanessa Wardy, former Tonganoxie High and current Baker volleyball player, was named player of the week in the Heart of America Athletic Conference for her performance against Evangel.
Junior high wrestlers hit the mats
Coach pleased with effort shown at recent tourney
November 15, 2006
The Warriors brought home a second-place finish at a dual tournament Saturday in Baldwin.
Remember when: A community review
November 15, 2006
Welcome to the Moving Wall. A Vietnam Veterans Memorial: From the mind of Larry Meadows to the endless hours of volunteer effort it took to build the Reusch/VFW Park, to the approval of The Moving Wall creator John Devitt, Tonganoxie’s day to remember the sacrifice of Vietnam veterans has finally come. Opening Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 1996. The Wall will arrive in Tonganoxie on Oct. 15 and will pack up and leave on Wednesday, Oct. 23. A list of every Kansan killed in Vietnam has been included by order of their hometown of record.