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Two Chieftains sign with Baker
February 14, 2007
A pair of Tonganoxie High football players will continue their football careers in Douglas County.
Late score dooms THS boys team
February 14, 2007
The Tonganoxie High gymnasium has become the site for Curtis Beall’s ongoing highlight reel.
Letters to the editor: Significant date passes quietly
February 14, 2007
Letters to the editor: No need for administrator
February 14, 2007
Chieftains finish fifth
Wrestlers head to Holton regional Friday
February 14, 2007
Tonganoxie High wrestlers had their sights on improving on a fifth-place preseason Kaw Valley League dual meet finish.
Romance is in the air
Couples show love’s spark isn’t confined to Valentine’s
February 14, 2007
Chad Esslinger fell for his sweetheart Sept. 30, 2007. He fell — as in sky diving from an airplane — some 14,000 feet through the air.
Commission reaffirms, in 2-1 vote, commitment to Co. Road 1 project
February 14, 2007
Amid public debate Thursday, the Leavenworth County Commission voted to proceed with improvements along County Road 1 leading to a proposed interchange at Interstate 70.
Turnpike interchange advances; opponents to continue fight
Foes turn out for strategy session
February 14, 2007
One Leavenworth County resident is ready for “civil war” to stop a proposed highway interchange at the intersection of Leavenworth County Road 1 and the Kansas Turnpike.
School board briefs: Money trail detailed for fundraisers
February 14, 2007
When school-sponsored fundraisers are conducted, the money has to go somewhere. Monday night, Tonganoxie school administrators told board members where the funds are kept, how they are secured and what they’re used for.
City moves forward on building plans
February 14, 2007
Plans officially have started for a new maintenance shop near the wastewater treatment plant south of East Fourth Street.
Letters to the editor: Prayers for former principal
February 14, 2007
Letters to the editor: Skating’s no crime
February 14, 2007
Social stew: Valentine’s Day food for thought
February 14, 2007
It’s February, and we all know what that means. It’s time for garments of pink satin, flowers and candy — not necessarily in that order.
Our view: Prescient Phil
February 14, 2007
We don’t know whether to congratulate or curse our good friend, Tonganoxie Phil, after our midwinter surprise overnight Monday. But we do know this: So far his prognostication is on target.
Linwood house fire
February 14, 2007
A teenager and his two brothers escaped a fire that destroyed a garage and about one-third of their family home in Linwood.
Poets’ Corner
February 14, 2007
This week’s Valentine’s poems are from Tonganoxie resident Michael Vestal.
Obituary: Floyd ‘Bud’ King
1925-2007
February 14, 2007
Services for Floyd Junior “Bud” King, 82, McLouth, were Tuesday at McLouth United Methodist Church. Private burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Obituary: Russell William Papenhausen
1931-2007
February 14, 2007
Russell William Papen-hausen, 75, Fresno, Calif., died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007.
Obituary: Delbert E. Bryant
1935-2007
February 14, 2007
Graveside services for Delbert E. Bryant, 71, rural Oskaloosa, were Monday in Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood.
Obituary: Mary Magdalene Curry
1915-2007
February 14, 2007
Services for Mary Magdalene Curry, 91, Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lawrence, with burial at Holy Angels Cemetery, Basehor.
Springdale News
February 14, 2007
Jennie Coffin, Kristie Clark and daughters Raegan and Zoe traveled to Warsaw, Mo., to see Kristie’s in-laws on Jan. 30 and returned home Feb. 1.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 14, 2007
Henry and Mildred Ebart are great-grandparents of Seth Cole, born Oct. 30. The parents are Steven and Shandra Cole of Prim, Ark. Mike and Marcia Ehart of Prim are the grandparents.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 14, 2007
As I sit here watching the birds feeding outside, I’m also enjoying my houseplants. Geraniums bloom on the windowsill.
McLouth Happenings
February 14, 2007
United Methodist Women will meet for their noon luncheon on Friday, Feb. 16.
Martial arts academy to hold benefit for St. Jude
February 14, 2007
Tonganoxie Martial Arts instructor Rex Hutton hopes his students can do their part next month to help terminally ill children.
Girls throttle Lansing, go to 16-0
February 14, 2007
So this is what the top-ranked team in the state is supposed to look like.
School district purchase plan raises concerns
February 14, 2007
Tonganoxie school board members Monday night postponed paying bills submitted by a board member who’s been shopping for the district.
County reschedules referendum
Administrator question put off until August 2008
February 14, 2007
Leavenworth County voters will wait an extra 16 months to determine whether a county administrator position is necessary.
Commission accepts low bid on vehicles
February 14, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission has authorized the purchase of 10 new sheriff’s vehicles, opting to go with the lowest possible bid over buying the vehicles locally.
City council briefs: Fourth Street decision delayed
February 14, 2007
The fate of the Fourth Street Phase III renovation project once again has been delayed. Council members on Monday discussed the project, which would improve East Fourth Street between Tonganoxie Creek and the South Park subdivision.
Remember when: A community review
February 14, 2007
$5 million in infrastructure pledged for bio lab
Leavenworth County, city of Leavenworth pony up funds to lure National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility to area
February 14, 2007
The city of Leavenworth and Leavenworth County have committed spending up to a combined $5 million to fund necessary infrastructure improvements as part of their efforts to land the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Leavenworth County.