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Shriners moving rodeo to Tonganoxie
January 24, 2007
It’s official. A second rodeo will be coming to the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
On Saturday, library will kick off adult reading program
January 24, 2007
Sharon Moreland is urging local residents to read a few books this winter — at least four.
Girls stave off Lansing rally again
January 24, 2007
The play worked.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 24, 2007
N.C. asked the other day if I would, “Please explain just what you mean by bias (seams).”
Letters to the editor: Community makes difference
January 24, 2007
My letter to you last month brought good results.
McLouth Happenings
January 24, 2007
Do you have little ones ages 3 and younger? Join the fun, participating in Parents as Teachers playgroups at the McLouth Community Center-Library. This month’s schedule featuresDinosaur Fun” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Feb. 5 and 15 and from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Parents as Teachers is a fun, free, early learning program for parents of children prenatal through 3 years, sponsored by McLouth school district and Kansas State Department of Education. Contact Jennifer Klamm, parent educator, for information: bjklamm@msn.com or (913) 845-1519.
Letters to the editor: Respect for our flag
January 24, 2007
Respect and disrespect are taught, usually by example.
County wants to hire administrator
January 24, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners J.C. Tellefson and Clyde Graeber both made campaign promises regarding creation of a county administrator’s post — Tellefson in the 2006 election season; Graeber in 2004.
Voters asked to OK tax to finance new pool
3/4-cent sales tax increase set for April 3 general election
January 24, 2007
In early April, Tonganoxie voters will be asked to approve a 3/4-cent sales tax to finance a new swimming pool.
Boyda bill strips pensions from corrupt politicians
January 24, 2007
Here are today’s headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:
Should Kansas be an English-only state?
January 24, 2007
Here are today’s headlines from Kansas government:
Fort Riley unit ready for Iraq
January 24, 2007
Here are recent headlines regarding Kansas military matters:
City council briefs: Discussions continue on two sidewalks
January 24, 2007
City Administrator Mike Yanez told council members Monday that the price tag for a sidewalk in front of the new Tonganoxie Middle School would be $100,000.
Springdale News
January 24, 2007
There will be a Fall Creek Cemetery group meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 3 at the fire station in Springdale.
Conservation work pays off
Rural couple honored for work at their farm near Easton
January 24, 2007
Ron Ernzen sells real estate by day but is a farmer at heart.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 24, 2007
David Thomas and Linda Aufdemberge of Basehor visited Bid Sheppard last Wednesday.
Letters to the editor: How the city spends money
January 24, 2007
It’s funny that the homeowners should have to pay for sidewalks on Pleasant Street.
Shouts and Murmurs: Reflecting on ‘new’ Mirror’s first seven years
January 24, 2007
Caroline, you’ve been with “us” all along. It’s been seven and a half years we’ve worked together. It started in August 1999, when you were assigned the task of teaching me how to paginate newspaper pages on the computer. You helped us get the first editions of The Mirror out the door.
Remember When: A community review
January 24, 2007
Birth: David and Tammy Nassoiy announce the arrival of a son, Andrew James, born Dec. 17, 1996, in Oviedo, Fla.
Obituary: Rose Aligo
1919-2007
January 24, 2007
Services for Rose Aligo, 88, Tonganoxie, will be Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, N.J. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J. A wake will be Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Failla Memorial Home, Hoboken, N.J.
Hughes’ basket stirs THS crowd
January 24, 2007
Slam dunk or two-handed clank?
Obituary: Sue A. Kramer
1952-2007
January 24, 2007
A memorial service for Sue A. Kramer, 54, Puyallup, Wash., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. Visitation with family will follow the memorial Mass and marker blessing.
Candidate’s promise: ‘I have no agendas’
January 24, 2007
Now that he’s retired from General Motors, Tom Putthoff has time to get involved in Tonganoxie city government.
Candidate wants to be ‘voice of people’
January 24, 2007
Paula Crook says it’s her strong feelings about her hometown that prompted her to file for Tonganoxie City Council.
P-L Kaws win crown against Ward
January 24, 2007
The McLouth High boys finished in fifth place in the McLouth Invitational tournament last week, defeating Jefferson County North, 54-45, in the fifth-place game Saturday in the MHS gymnasium.
Former council member runs for mayor
January 24, 2007
After taking a break of about 10 years from city government, Mike Vestal believes it’s time for a return engagement.
Parrett reaches title match; team places fifth
January 24, 2007
Derek Parrett’s reaction in his semifinal match at the Gerald Sadowski Wrestling Invitational in Holton spoke volumes.
Tonganoxie farm honored for conservation
January 24, 2007
When she was a teen, Dorothy Korb’s parents took their children on a country drive around Tonganoxie. Just north of town, Korb said, she was amazed to find a lovely valley surrounded by rolling hills.
Others offer views to officials on county administrator issue
January 24, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners weren’t the only ones weighing in this week on the idea of creating a county administrator post.
School district primary set; no primary needed for city seats
January 24, 2007
Primary field set for school board.
Conservation work draws wildlife
January 24, 2007
Wild turkeys, deer, geese and the occasional bobcat all call the Grafke farm home.
Obituary: Lucille Cordon
1927-2007
January 24, 2007
Graveside inurnment services for Lucille Cordon, 80, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Erosion controls earn honors
January 24, 2007
Elmer Karczewski went into the U.S. Air Force to get away from farming. After 23 years in the military, guess what career Karczewski selected? Farming.
Tonganoxie boys erase halftime deficit, take third place
January 24, 2007
The Tonganoxie High boys were in a jam at halftime Saturday in the third-place game of its own basketball tournament.
New editor preparing to lead The Mirror staff
January 24, 2007
Effective Monday, The Mirror of Tonganoxie and the Basehor Sentinel newspapers will have a new top manager.
School candidates to face off Feb. 27
January 24, 2007
Interest in Tonganoxie’s upcoming school board election is running high.