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LCDC board visits Basehor, hires consultant
Iowa company to be facilitator for strategic plan
June 20, 2007
Basehor’s burgeoning growth was on display for members of the Leavenworth County Development Corp.’s board of directors last week at Community National Bank in Basehor.
Letters to the editor: Dad’s wise decision
June 20, 2007
To the editor:
Our View: Budget discussions of interest to all
June 20, 2007
It’s that time of year again, when city councils, school boards, county commissions and other local taxing districts begin work on their budgets for the coming fiscal year.
Baseball roundup
June 20, 2007
The Tonganoxie Post 41 American Legion baseball team got its first win of the season Sunday with a 9-1 victory against the Easton Lions at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Pistora gives Royals her best shot
June 20, 2007
Immediately after Ali Pistora threw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday at the Kansas City Royals game, the catcher had a question for her.
Kansas wins high school border showdown
June 20, 2007
Kansas hadn’t won the Kansas City Metro All-Star Challenge in six years.
Linenberger: Tonganoxie, McLouth memories numerous
June 20, 2007
While covering a recent college signing, a Tonganoxie High student-athlete attending the event asked me why I no longer was “the newspaper guy.”
Remember When: A Community Review
June 20, 2007
10 years ago: May 21, 1997
Daughter’s actions after rollover wreck make mother proud
June 20, 2007
Tonganoxie resident Kayla Oelschlaeger simply was looking out for her younger sisters.
Walking bridge to honor fallen soldier
Span from VFW Park to post home to be named for Lucas Frantz
June 20, 2007
A walking bridge will connect VFW Park to the VFW Post Home grounds in Tonganoxie.
Bio lab takes interest in city
Officials try to lure business to town
June 20, 2007
State, county and city representatives are teaming together in an effort to lure a bioscience business to Tonganoxie.
Regional airport idea draws wide interest
June 20, 2007
A regional airport could take flight in Leavenworth County, but it likely won’t be flying solo.
Sidewalk construction on Pleasant Street ahead of schedule
June 20, 2007
The first phase in a three-step reconstruction of Pleasant Street is ahead of schedule as crews continue work on installing a new sidewalk.
Chieftains fall in final frame
June 20, 2007
Shawnee Mission East, a Kansas Class 6A school, might have won the Sunflower League baseball title this past spring, but the Class 4A Tonganoxie Chieftains didn’t feel they were at much of a disadvantage Sunday at the Lawrence Free State fields.
The Record
June 20, 2007
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
City Band prepared for annual concert
June 20, 2007
Spectators at Tuesday’s Tonganoxie Community Band Concert might think momentarily that they’re at the Oscars or the Tony Awards.
Fort marks Army’s 232nd birthday
June 20, 2007
Fort Leavenworth — Soldiers at Fort Leavenworth celebrated the Army’s 232nd birthday Thursday with cake, song and remembrances of soldiers of long ago.
Obituary: George Edward Mills
1930-2007
June 20, 2007
Private inurnment for George Edward Mills, 76, Linwood, is scheduled.
Obituary: Veral W. Skaggs
1913-2007
June 20, 2007
Graveside services for Veral W. Skaggs, 94, were Monday, June 18, at Sunset Memory Gardens, Leavenworth.
Obituary: Shirley Sween
1922-2007
June 20, 2007
No services are planned for Shirley Sween, 85, Bonner Springs, who died Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at Kansas City Hospice Home in Kansas City, Mo. She was cremated.
TRC brings kickball to city
June 20, 2007
For the past three summers, the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission has tried to offer kickball to adults. It just hadn’t drawn interest from enough teams.
Mirror Staff Reports
June 20, 2007
The Tonganoxie Post 41 American Legion baseball team got its first win of the season Sunday with a 9-1 victory against the Easton Lions at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Anniversaries: McDowell-Hladky
June 20, 2007
Louie McDowell, McLouth, and Debbie McDowell, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria McDowell, McLouth, to Nathan Hladky, Berryton, son of Rick and Rose Ann Hladky, Berryton.
Officials contemplate county-road ATV ban
June 20, 2007
The days in which all-terrain vehicles can be used on county roads could be coming to an end.
Commission awards couple for damages
June 20, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission has awarded $27,000 to a rural Leavenworth couple for damages related to the realignment of property they own on 147th Street west of Lansing.
A prairie symphony
Flint Hills ranch comes alive with the sound of music
June 20, 2007
On Saturday night the population of Wabaunsee County nearly doubled as about 6,000 guests visited a 640-acre section of the Schwarting family ranch for the Symphony in the Flint Hills concert.
My View: Keeping Greensburg on the map
June 20, 2007
Three years ago I would not have been able to point to Greensburg on a map. In fact, if it weren’t for the cross-Kansas road trip I took in the summer of 2005, I may not have even known about the town until the enhanced F-5 tornado destroyed it this spring.
Aloha!
THS senior dominates Hawaiian fear factor, competes in Honolulu’s Pigskin Classic
June 20, 2007
If Cameron Adcox had come across the dish of poi any other time, he likely wouldn’t have ever eaten it.
Bridge to get quick fix
June 20, 2007
A temporary fix on the Pleasant Street bridge will allow the emergency vehicles to use the span while buying the city time to apply for funding for a long-term solution.
Banker, businesses honored at dinner
June 20, 2007
A Leavenworth banker heavily involved in economic development efforts has been honored as the Volunteer of the Year at Leavenworth County Development Corp.’s annual recognition dinner.