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Sorrentino: Mixed local reaction for Bonds as new home run king
August 15, 2007
As a baseball enthusiast, I’m frustrated. Barry Bonds broke the greatest record in sports Aug. 7 in San Francisco, passing Hank Aaron on the all-time home run list with 756. I’m frustrated because I don’t know whether to accept Bonds as the greatest home run hitter of all-time.
USD 464 placed on Title 1 list
August 15, 2007
The state’s education commissioner says 95 percent of Kansas Title 1 schools and districts are meeting testing targets in math and reading.
School board restructures budget, actually approves lower mill levy
August 15, 2007
Like the City Council, the Tonganoxie School Board has reduced its original mill projections for the 2008 budget.
School joins city in holding line on mill levy
August 15, 2007
Tonganoxie skate boarders can rejoice as they get one step closer to getting a new skate park.
THS coaches part of sportsmanship summit
August 15, 2007
Tonganoxie High School coaches and administrators participated in the fourth annual Kaw Valley Sportsmanship Summit Thursday at Bonner Springs High School.
McLouth begins two-a-days as well
August 15, 2007
The McLouth football team began its first day of practice Monday with two-a-day practice that started at 6 a.m. The night practice took place at 6 p.m.
Family welcomes soldier home in reprieve from service in Iraq
August 15, 2007
After a long day of work, Joe Peel simply wanted to see his wife Leanne and their three children.
New post office back on track
August 15, 2007
Plans to relocate a local fixture of the downtown area are back in motion, leaving some wondering what will be the future of Fourth Street.
Tackling the heat
Precautions taken at THS for blistering temperatures
August 15, 2007
Tonganoxie athletics trainer Mark Padfield held the heat index device roughly three feet from his face while he stood on the sidelines Monday at the first day of THS football practice. “We have a 107 heat index,” Padfield said.