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Our View: Taking steps to grow ranks of teachers
June 13, 2007
The Lawrence Journal-World, in an editorial Tuesday, said:
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June 13, 2007
Tonganoxie City Fire Department
Cougar sighting reported
June 13, 2007
A Kansas City, Kan., man said he saw a mountain lion crossing U.S. Highway 24-40 late Thursday night.
City Council Briefs
June 13, 2007
City’s lack of permit befuddles church Don Young, representing the building task force for West Haven Baptist Church, came to the council trying to get a footing and foundation permit for construction of the new church.
T-Mobile antenna back on track
June 13, 2007
It was touch and go for a while, but T-Mobile customers waiting to get better service in the Tonganoxie may not have to wait much longer before reception is improved.
County, WaterOne continue talks on treatment plant near Lansing
June 13, 2007
Leavenworth County and city of Lansing officials met behind closed doors last week with representatives of Water District No. 1 of Johnson County, the utility that has plans to build a water treatment facility in Wyandotte County and store leftover sediment from water drawn from the Missouri River in a residual monofill in Leavenworth County.
Pitching carries Tonganoxie
June 13, 2007
In between innings of the Tonganoxie vs. Basehor-Linwood game, Chieftains coach Mitch Loomis didn’t say much to starting pitcher Lance Lamborn.
Tonganoxie loses in slugfest
June 13, 2007
The final in Tonganoxie Post 41’s game Saturday night looked more like a football score than a baseball score.
Small ball works for Chieftains against in-town rivals
June 13, 2007
Todd Brown didn’t register an official at-bat Thursday, but the Tonganoxie Chieftains senior stepped to the plate four times.
Jayhawks share basketball experience
June 13, 2007
Big men Sasha Kaun and Darnell Jackson played point guard and Jeremy Case was one of the stars of the show.
Against all odds
Leavenworth man overcomes open heart surgery, races in 5K
June 13, 2007
Every six months, Al Pursell visits his heart doctor for a biannual checkup. For 11 years, the doctor has told the 78-year-old Leavenworth resident he could keep up his active lifestyle.
Campers run wild at 4-day clinic
June 13, 2007
Since she’s a post player, Emma Stilgenbauer didn’t find any trouble in one event at last week’s youth basketball camp at Tonganoxie High.
Remember When: A community Review
June 13, 2007
10 years ago: May 14, 1997 Local students named Governor’s Scholars: At the invitation of Gov. Bill Graves, David Becker of Tonganoxie High School, Ann Altenhofen of Linwood, and Ben Black of Tonganoxie High School were selected to attend the 14th Annual Governor’s Scholars Award Program on May 4, 1997, in Topeka. The recognition ceremony honors the top academic 1 percent of Kansas high school seniors.
Council on Aging to offer seniors monthly chance to ‘Ask a Nurse’
June 13, 2007
A registered nurse who is new to Lansing is teaming up with the Council on Aging in a monthly program for Leavenworth County senior citizens.
Swarm of bees gives youngster up-close lesson in natural science
June 13, 2007
Twelve-year-old Amanda Mast saw something in her back yard this weekend she’d never seen in real life: a swarm of about 15,000 bees.
City Council mulls options to alleviate bridge woes
June 13, 2007
The city is looking at more options to help emergency vehicles get from Fourth Street to Washington Street, but city engineers said there’s still going to be at least a nine-month wait before a direct route will be possible.
Jarbalo Jottings
June 13, 2007
Bid Sheppard, Henry and Mildred Ehart, Larry Grove and Tim Murry were some of the people who gathered Monday, June 4, at the home of Scott and Jannette Boudin in Tonganoxie to see Russell Ehart do a chainsaw carving on a tree stump. Russell was interviewed by KCPT-TV.
McLouth Happenings
June 13, 2007
Lee Domann, award-winning singer-songwriter-storyteller and ordained minister, will present his music and message during worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 17, at McLouth United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 13, 2007
Today it may be the seat of one’s trousers: That seam, that one thread, one tug, one pull and out goes the seat of one’s pants.
Principal to initiate changes at THS
June 13, 2007
Students at Tonganoxie High School adapted to a reconfigured campus when the winter semester started this past January.
Technology coordinator resigns after audit
June 13, 2007
The Tonganoxie School district’s technology coordinator has resigned — one day after an information technology director for an area engineering firm shared her findings Monday regarding a technology audit she conducted for the school district.
Shouts and Murmurs: Shadows of a Kansas wheat harvest
June 13, 2007
This didn’t start out to be a prize-winning, or even a meaningful, photo. It was June 20, 1995, and local farmers neared the end of wheat harvest. As a weekly newspaper editor in a small central Kansas town, I realized we hadn’t yet run a photo of wheat harvest.
Skate park supporters question City Council
June 13, 2007
Jan and Rustin Jones paid a visit Monday to the Tonganoxie City Council and asked for an update on a proposed skate park to be built in the city.
No bubble-burstin’ this year
Organizers finally get cooperation from weather for festival
June 13, 2007
For 22 years, residents and area vendors have converged along Fourth Street in Tonganoxie to participate in Tonganoxie Days.