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Council members to take seats
April 25, 2007
McLouth’s three newly elected city council members will be sworn into office next month.
Chieftain baseball splits with Chargers
April 25, 2007
Tonganoxie High baseball coach Phil Loomis knows he doesn’t have a stable of big boppers and power arms to rely on this spring.
Bogard ready to become Cavalier
April 25, 2007
Forget about assembling a “pros” and “cons” list.
Tonganoxie Days organizers prepare for this year’s festival
April 25, 2007
Preparations are under way for the 22nd annual Tonganoxie Days celebration, which will be June 8 and 9.
As one video store’s door close, opening credits roll on another
Former manager of Couch Potato to open Famous Stars
April 25, 2007
Couch Potato Video officially closed its doors Tuesday night, but connoisseurs of fine films should fear not. Craig Gerfen, former Couch Potato Video manager, will be opening the doors of his own video rental store this week.
Basehor teenager in fair condition after accident
April 25, 2007
A 16-year-old girl Basehor girl was taken by air ambulance to an area hospital after she was injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday just west of Basehor.
22 THS students sing, play their way to state music fest
April 25, 2007
Twenty-two Tonganoxie High School music students are gearing up for the Class 4A State Music Festival this weekend in Andover.
Lawmakers order audit of KUMC, KU Hospital
April 25, 2007
Topeka — Legislators Tuesday ordered sweeping audits of the feuding Kansas University Medical Center and KU Hospital in a round of finger-pointing and political sniping.
Remember When: A community Review
April 25, 2007
10 years ago: March 26, 1997 Gregory and Michelle DeVeau are proud to announce the birth of their son, Gregory Arthur, born March 14, 1997; Brad and Stacy Evans are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Lynn, born March 1, 1997; Todd and Christine Janssen of Tonganoxie announce the birth of their son, Cameron Trey, born March 8, 1997.
Jarbalo Jottings
April 25, 2007
Dirk Scates’ bees are at his home east of Jarbalo, not Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 25, 2007
We want this morning to welcome our new neighbor and resident of Tonganoxie, Florence Wiley.
Springdale News
April 25, 2007
Danny and Linda Schwinn entertained on Sunday, April 15, with a birthday dinner for family members who have April birthdays. Those honored with April birthdays were Rick Schwinn, Anna Schermbeck, Amy Schwinn and Wyatt Schwinn. Others enjoying dinner were Randy Schwinn and children, Dave and Julie Zule and children, Evelyn Schwinn, Edna Cowling and Harold Schermbeck.
THS senior picks up Prudential award
April 25, 2007
A Tonganoxie teenager who organized a program to send care packages to U.S. troops in Iraq was honored as one of the top two youth volunteers in the state of Kansas.
I-70 wreck sends Tonganoxie driver to hospital
April 25, 2007
A Tonganoxie woman was taken to a Topeka hospital Friday after she was involved in a wreck that for a time shut down Interstate 70 west of Topeka.
The Record
April 25, 2007
Tonganoxie Police ¢ About 8 a.m. April 16 in the 300 block of Shawnee Street, Bobbie Jo Keagle, 30, Tonganoxie, was operating her 1984 Ford Econoline van when she backed it into a parked 2003 Saturn Ion owned by Charlene Salmon, Tonganoxie.
Weekly Calendar
April 25, 2007
4/25 Wednesday ¢ Youth Immunization Clinic, 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Leavenworth County Health Department, 500 Eisenhower Road, Suite 101, Leavenworth
Guest Column: Maintenance plan funding a must
April 25, 2007
As the Kansas Legislature reconvenes for the veto session there are some critical questions that should be asked.
Our View: Youth Service Day fuels renewed hope
April 25, 2007
This past week’s edition of The Mirror included a front-page story on a group of volunteers that should be required reading for young and old alike.
Seniors participate in area all-star events
April 25, 2007
Saturday provided a final shot for two Tonganoxie High athletes to play volleyball and basketball at the high school level.
County tables request for new GIS planner
April 25, 2007
What started as a request to add a new position to the Leavenworth County Geographic Information Systems Department turned into a full-fledged discussion of what steps the county commission is willing to take to make its online mapping content up-to-par and competitive with surrounding areas.
Poet’s Corner
April 25, 2007
This week’s poet is the late Eulah Hurst, grandmother of Jean Walker of Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Carl Alden Torneden
1939-2007
April 25, 2007
Obituary: Aiko Lynn Gouge
1929-2007
April 25, 2007
Pistora, Grizzle finish in top 5 at KU Relays
Tonganoxie teams also sweep Bobca Relays during action last week at Basehor-Linwood
April 25, 2007
Ali Pistora had an unusual game plan for her first event Friday at the Kansas Relays.
The Mirror hauls away state newspaper awards
April 25, 2007
The Mirror and its staff members won top honors in eight categories and brought home the prestigious sweepstakes award as the top newspaper in its division at the Kansas Press Association’s annual Awards of Excellence competition.
Weather permitting, MHS, Silver Lake to meet Thursday
April 25, 2007
The McLouth High softball team could finally get to play the doubleheader it’s been waiting for.
Students learn ‘Earth Day rocks with Tootsie Pops’
April 25, 2007
Tonganoxie Elementary School students probably can answer the age-old question: How many licks does it take to get to Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop? Until this week, they might not have known the relationship between a Tootsie Pop and Earth Day, but they do now.
Family keeps McGraw Fertilizer strong
April 25, 2007
Owners Bill and Jean McGraw are retired now. It’s been more than 40 years since they set up shop with their Tonganoxie fertilizer business. However, they look back with pride at the business they established and nurtured to make it grow.
Waiting game on for state’s biolab bid
Federal officials quiet after Leavenworth, Manhattan visits
April 25, 2007
The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is the prize that 11 states, which have offered 17 potential sites, are hoping to land.
County explores options for recouping CR1 funding
April 25, 2007
Indications from a meeting Monday are the county will look to recover funds from future developers in the area, which runs from U.S. Highway 24-40 to Kansas Highway 32, west and south of Tonganoxie.
Back-to-back victories eluding Chieftain soccer
April 25, 2007
His squad armed with a 4-4 record, Tonganoxie High girls soccer coach Ken Lott knows he can’t be too disappointed in how the season has transpired thus far in the Chieftains’ first eight games of existence as a varsity program.
Terriers in focus at show
April 25, 2007
Move over Westminster Kennel Club, the Heartland Toy Fox Terrier Club likes to treat its small dogs in a big way.
Governor uses line-item veto on KU Hospital Proviso
April 25, 2007
Topeka — Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Monday vetoed a budget proviso that would have required approval by Kansas University Hospital before a proposed affiliation could be established between KU Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital.
Tonganoxie softball back on track
Chieftains rebound from disappointing losses to Bobcats
April 25, 2007
Pity the poor Bonner Springs High softball team.