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Fort offering ghostly tours
October 18, 2006
Ghost stories can be scary.
Back in time
Students encouraged to live in past at historic site
October 18, 2006
Tonganoxie’s Historic Site is an ongoing place for learning.
Local gardener: It’s all in the soul
October 18, 2006
This year, for Bob and Janice Potter, three sweet potatoes make for an armload.
Remember When: A community review
October 18, 2006
Deaths: Samuel Louis Bundy, 17, Tonganoxie, died Saturday. Mrs. Ora Mae Mason, 75, Tonganoxie, passed away Sept. 11, 1996. Fred Loren Lambert, 82, Fredonia, died Sept. 11, 1996.
Tonganoxie FBLA studnets take 10th at nationals
October 18, 2006
Tonganoxie High School students made an impact on last summer’s Future Business Leaders of America conference.
Obituary: Bertha A. Nokes Ellington
October 18, 2006
Services for Bertha A. Nokes Ellington, 101, Richmond, Kan., were Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at First United Methodist Church in Garnett with pastor Karol Brecheisen officiating. Burial was in Welda Cemetery.
Obituary: Wayne C. Black
1915-2006
October 18, 2006
Services for Wayne C. Black, 90, Tonganoxie, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Tonganoxie, McLouth volleyball substate pairings announced
October 18, 2006
Tonganoxie, which finished the regular season at 30-8, will take on No. 7 Royal Valley (6-20) in the quarterfinals of Saturday’s Class 4A substate tournament in Holton.
Bulldogs drop heartbreaker to Chargers
October 18, 2006
McLouth entered the locker room at halftime Friday against Jefferson County North in a good position.
Our view: Lives of war widows changed forever
October 18, 2006
Last weekend, Tonganoxie resident Kelly Frantz was quoted in a Chicago Tribune story.
THS snags first win with 1-0 victory
October 18, 2006
Tonganoxie High is in the win column.
Team T-shirts reveal international flavor
October 18, 2006
The Tonganoxie High cross country team has been a point of discussion for opposing squads.
No. 2 seed at 4A substate likely awaits THS volleyball
October 18, 2006
No Eudora, no Lansing, no problem?
Feaste plays on
Madrigal Feaste planned for new middle school building this year
October 18, 2006
Even though Tonganoxie vocal music teacher Joyce Steeby resigned last May, a tradition she began at THS remained.
Board reduces expulsion term
Parents appeal year’s ouster
October 18, 2006
Tonganoxie school board members on Monday reduced the amount of time a student will be out of school for allegedly selling prescription drugs.
Crowning achievement
Tonganoxie blanks Perry-Lecompton, wins Kaw Valley League title
October 18, 2006
One championship down, another one potentially on the horizon.
Election 2006: Advance voting kicks off today
October 18, 2006
Advance voting for the Nov. 7 election gets under way today at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
McLouth to vote on liquor store issue
October 18, 2006
McLouth voters will be asked Nov. 7 to decide the fate of the city’s lone liquor store.
Demands of growth hit sheriff’s office
October 18, 2006
While discussion brews about a larger county annex in Tonganoxie to serve a growing population, sheriff’s officials are seeing a need for more officers.
New annex on county’s radar
October 18, 2006
A population boom in southern Leavenworth County in recent years has triggered housing and business increases in Tonganoxie and Basehor.
Poets’ Corner: William Ottens
October 18, 2006
William Ottens, a Tonganoxie High School graduate, is a senior at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. His majors are English writing, English literature, and mathematics.
Officers investigate break-ins at local businesses
Hardware store, liquor store targeted in city; motorcycle also taken
October 18, 2006
Kelly Angell thought about riding his spotless Harley Davidson motorcycle home last week from Angell’s Liquor store — where it was being stored.
Is the AG’s race ‘boiling over’?
October 18, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from the 2006 election race:
McLouth voleyball takes fifth
October 18, 2006
McLouth High had a competitive day of volleyball Saturday at its home invitational.
Chieftain girls miss league title by tie-breaker
October 18, 2006
It wasn’t Election Day, but Tonganoxie did battle through a tight race Thursday at Wyandotte County Park.
Board hires assistant
October 18, 2006
Tonganoxie High has a new softball coach, although she’s no stranger to the program.