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Furious rally falls short
Tonganoxie boys erase 19-point deficit but can’t finish
February 28, 2007
It was a valiant comeback that eventually led to a one-point lead, but it fell short in the final two minutes Monday night in a Class 4A substate basketball quarterfinal game in Baldwin.
Letter to the editor: Board right to question
February 28, 2007
To the editor: I commend school board member Leana Leslie, and other board members as well, for questioning the purchases made for the school district by Darlyn Hansen and his firm, Micro Resources. It is the job of school board members to provide oversight to the district’s expenditures.
Letter to the editor: ‘Amanda’s Initiative’ offers unique challenge
February 28, 2007
To the editor: Just recently I attended the funeral of a friend of mine, Amanda Bixby. I know for all who loved and knew her that she is and will be greatly missed. Her smile, her cheerfulness, her way of letting you know that she cared, and especially her sense of humor, will be missed so much.
Tonganoxie girls, McLouth boys advance
Chieftains, Bulldogs to play in respective substate semifinals
February 28, 2007
Tonganoxie registered its 20th win of the season with a resounding 59-24 win against De Soto on Tuesday in Class 4A substate qaurterfinal play.
Cookies for charges
Chieftain basketball players rewarded, with food, for making big defensive plays
February 28, 2007
Forget Adidas and Nike. The athletics apparel suppliers have contracts with numerous collegiate and high school teams.
District ends purchasing program; board OKs final payment to member
February 28, 2007
As of last week, the Tonganoxie school district has discontinued its competitive purchasing program.
FBLA to raise funds with coffee, tea sales
February 28, 2007
Tonganoxie High School students couldn’t have picked a better time to start selling an assorted selection of teas and coffee.
Our view: Congratulations on center’s opening
February 28, 2007
Patrons of the Tonganoxie school district might look at recent news reports and wonder what the heck is going on with the district.
Weather stalling work on trail
February 28, 2007
Construction of Chieftain Trail in Tonganoxie is stalled. But once the ground thaws, work on the trail will begin in full force.
Obituary: Doris Mae Davis
1925-2007
February 28, 2007
Services for Doris Mae Davis, 81, Tonganoxie, were Friday Feb. 23, at Mt. Hope Chapel, Topeka, with burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
A little bit of country comes to THS
Students observe National FFA Week with a host of activities in Tonganoxie
February 28, 2007
Tonganoxie Future Farmers of America members topped off National FFA week by driving their tractors to school.
Driver avoids vehicular homicide charge
February 28, 2007
A Lansing man who authorities said ran a stop sign last week that resulted in the death of a Tonganoxie woman and injuries to a carload from Basehor won’t face vehicular homicide charges.
Closed sessions for THS administrators
It’s business as usual at school, principal says after meeting
February 28, 2007
Tonganoxie High School principal Tatia Shelton is still on the job.
Adcox snags lone victory at state
February 28, 2007
The revenge factor came into effect Saturday at the Class 4A state wrestling tournament in Salina.
City council briefs: Property cleanup extension OK’d
February 28, 2007
The city agreed to extend the deadline for Ernest and Wanda Bjoorgard to clean up property they own on the south side of U.S. Highway 24-40 near Laming Road.
Future developers likely to pay for County Road 1 improvements
February 28, 2007
Future developers of the area around the proposed interchange on the Kansas Turnpike south of Tonganoxie will help pay the county’s costs for upgrading County Road 1 under plans discussed by Leaven-worth County commissioners.