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Bonner snaps 48-game THS league string
February 21, 2007
The experts always say it’s good for college basketball teams to lose a game before entering the NCAA Tournament known as March Madness.
Athletics director’s job hot topic at special school board meeting
High school principal also meets with school board
February 21, 2007
In the coming weeks, Tonganoxie High School athletics director Brandon Parker will decide whether he’ll stay in Tonganoxie past the end of the school year.
Biolab security issues gain attention at coffee
February 21, 2007
Saturday morning, about 20 area residents braved the snow to hear legislators Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, and Sen. Roger Pine, R-Lawrence, speak at a legislative forum at Tonganoxie’s VFW post home.
Board probes school fundraiser accounting
February 21, 2007
The money raised from school fundraisers adds up, and one Tonganoxie School Board member wants to be sure there is a proper accounting for money raised and spent from such activities.
Voting in primary a must-do activity
February 21, 2007
There are dozens of reasons why it would be easy for voters to skip out on next week’s primary elections involving the at-large and Position No. 2 spots on the Tonganoxie School Board.
Police use helicopter in chase
February 21, 2007
Eudora Police say they knew the man who fled from them late Monday night. They just couldn’t catch him.
Poets’ Corner
February 21, 2007
This week’s poet is Jody Chenoweth of Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Robert Lee Hansen
1914-2007
February 21, 2007
Services for Robert Lee Hansen, 92, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Feb. 19, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery, McLouth.
Obituary: Donna Lois Chapman
1928-2007
February 21, 2007
Burial for Donna Lois Chapman, 79, Tonganoxie, will be at a later date at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Amanda Kate Bixby
1987-2007
February 21, 2007
Services for Amanda Kate Bixby, 19, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in the Family Life Center of Tonganoxie Christian Church, 204 Washington St.
Community Corrections funding woes discussed
February 21, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a purchase of 34 protective flash suits for the county’s emergency medical services department and heard about funding problems in the Community Corrections department.
County reorganizes Noxious Weeds Department after departure
February 21, 2007
With its current director officially leaving his post April 1, the Leavenworth County Noxious Weeds Department will be incorporated under the county Public Works Department — at least for the time being.
Tonganoxie substate pairings announced
February 21, 2007
The Tonganoxie boys will play on the road Monday in their first round substate game, while the THS girls will play at home Tuesday.
Sock it to me
Teammates prefer tall stockings for their games
February 21, 2007
If you ask Jeff Hughes and Keith Wentz-Hall, it’s all in the socks.
In McLouth, 8 candidates vying for council seats
February 21, 2007
Eight certainly is enough in the McLouth City Council election race. Three seats are up for grabs, as two incumbents plan to run for re-election. But six challengers also have filed, meaning voters have a whopping eight candidates to choose from to fill three of the council’s six seats.
Care package drive leads to award
February 21, 2007
A Tonganoxie High School student’s project to support troops overseas has landed him a 2007 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for outstanding volunteer service.
Developer sets sights on Linwood
61 single-family homes, 12 duplexes planned
February 21, 2007
For decades, Linwood has looked about the same. Its shady streets lined with modest homes are reminiscent of how many American small towns looked a half-century ago. But with a new housing development —Orchard Ridge — about to start up, Linwood’s looks are likely to change. And its population, estimated now at about 380, is likely to grow.
Eureka! How to answer the baby question
February 21, 2007
Mommy, where do babies come from?”
Tonganoxie trio punch tickets to state meet
February 21, 2007
Wyatt Coffin pulled through.
Community mourns teenager
Valentine’s Day accident on U.S. 24-40 claims life of Tonganoxie resident
February 21, 2007
Three days before she died, Amanda Bixby sang one of her favorite songs during all three services at Tonganoxie Christian Church.