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Students, teachers bid soldiers farewell
February 7, 2007
Pfc. Joe Peel and Col. Steve Boylan have children attending Tonganoxie schools and both are beginning deployments in Iraq.
Senator touts national bio lab
February 7, 2007
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts kicked off a daylong show of unity on the part of state and local officials to try to lure the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility to Kansas.
Program pairs THS, elementary students
February 7, 2007
When Tonganoxie High School senior Sara Herdman attended a youth leadership meeting in 2005, she met children who were waiting for Big Brothers or Big Sisters. Their wait is over.
Ex-principal’s teaching license revoked
State board of education cites theft charges related to 2005 shoplifting incident
February 7, 2007
The Kansas State Board of Education has revoked the license of former Tonganoxie Elementary School principal Jerry Daskoski.
Tonganoxie Phil’ predicts six more weeks of winter
February 7, 2007
This area’s version of Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Friday morning — Groundhog Day — which, according to German legend, means winter will be around for a while longer.
TMS player drains historic shot at school
February 7, 2007
Kody Campbell possesses a round piece of history.
Chieftains to meet Lions again
February 7, 2007
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team will look to sweep Lansing on Friday in the THS gymnasium.
Love in bloom
Area couples share secrets of staying in love
February 7, 2007
For Carroll and Wilma Smith, it’s 70 years and counting. The couple will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary April 4. So, what’s the recipe for a long-lasting marriage?
Early test for new congresswoman
February 7, 2007
Congresswoman Nancy Boyda, a freshman Democrat, voted with the newly elected Democratic House majority to remove military earmarks from federal budget legislation. The vote could prove costly to Boyda’s 2nd District if the Pentagon doesn’t do as Boyda expects and fund projects at Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley.
Longtime county employee retires
Ed Sass had made unsuccessful run for commission seat
February 7, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission accepted the resignation of a longtime county employee.
County commission to discuss KTA interchange, County Road 1
February 7, 2007
Discussion regarding the Interstate 70 Interchange Project will commence at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
McLouth girls earn payback win against Oskaloosa on home floor
February 7, 2007
McLouth returned the favor to its just-down-the-road rival.
THS looks for repeat against visiting Lansing
February 7, 2007
Time for another rematch against an arch-rival.
MHS savors rivalry victory against Bears
February 7, 2007
The Bulldogs continue to move past last year’s win total.
Wrestlers embark on final weeks
February 7, 2007
The final stretch starts Saturday.