Archive for Wednesday, March 14, 2007

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Letter to the editor: Input sought on old school
March 14, 2007
Letter to the editor: Change lax law
March 14, 2007
Guest column: KU student caught up in send-off
March 14, 2007
There is something uniquely special about belonging to a community, and Thursday there was no better community to belong to than Tonganoxie.
Congressional Democrats suggest moving detainees to Kansas fort
March 14, 2007
Fort Leavenworth — If terrorist suspects detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are brought to the United States, some of them might be taken to the prison at Fort Leavenworth, congressional Democratic leaders say.
Luck o’ the Irish has parade falling on St. Patrick’s Day this year
March 14, 2007
Tonganoxie is turning a little green in preparation for the 19th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade this Saturday.
TMS principal eyes state education commissioner post
March 14, 2007
Tonganoxie Middle School principal Steve Woolf is setting his sights on Topeka.
Pride program expands to high school
March 14, 2007
This semester, two Tonganoxie High School teachers started up a Renaissance Pride program.
Grant funding helps buy heart monitors for phys-ed students
March 14, 2007
Heart monitors will join the list of equipment in use in some Tonganoxie physical education classes, thanks to a grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation.
School board briefs: Board OK’s some bond refinancing
March 14, 2007
The Tonganoxie school district moved forward Monday with plans to refinance about $10 million of the school district’s $25.3 million school-construction bonds.
Tonganoxie Special Olympian to play in state basketball tourney
March 14, 2007
Tonganoxie resident Tim Tice is gearing up for an important basketball weekend.
City council briefs: City at-large to pay for sidewalk
March 14, 2007
Tonganoxie City Council approved for the city at-large to pay for construction of a sidewalk on Pleasant Street.
Audit tests government’s willingness to share records
March 14, 2007
At least four northeastern Kansas counties have no Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan — or have one substantially out-of-date — and do not comply with federal law, according to an audit by the Lawrence Journal-World and other newspapers.
In online world, is ‘real’ human interaction lost?
March 14, 2007
In Tonganoxie, there’s usually a customer or two hanging out at Shilling’s electric-supply shop.
New director
March 14, 2007
Steve Jack, the new executive director of Leavenworth County Development Corp., led his first board of directors meeting Thursday at the Lansing Community Center.
Radio switch to be costly, official says
March 14, 2007
The switch to digital radios for emergency responders as mandated by the federal government will be a costly one, Chuck Magaha, Leavenworth County Emergency Management director, told county commissioners last week.
County won’t be participant in bicycle race
March 14, 2007
The United States Cycling Federation can a road race in May in Leavenworth County, but it won’t have the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department as a partner.
Openness vital in a democracy
Don’t care about openness in government? Don’t get hot and bothered when public officials do public business in secret?
March 14, 2007
Don’t care about openness in government? Don’t get hot and bothered when public officials do public business in secret?
New LCDC leader has work ahead
March 14, 2007
Let’s roll out the welcome mat for Steve Jack, the new executive director of Leavenworth County Development Corp.
Skate park plans hit snag
March 14, 2007
Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor’s proposed site for a Tonganoxie skate park will change.
Obituary: Eleanor G. Ratliff
1909-2007
March 14, 2007
Graveside services for Eleanor G. Ratliff, 97, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: John J. Anderson
1957-2007
March 14, 2007
Graveside services for John J. Anderson, 49, Leavenworth, were Monday, March 5, 2007, at Sunset Memory Gardens.
Obituary: Albert H. Brady
1930-2007
March 14, 2007
Services for Albert H. Brady, 76, Kansas City, Kan., were Monday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Miniature horse’s death after attack by pit bull leaves owner in shock
March 14, 2007
Kay Moyer moved to the Tonganoxie-Basehor area to have room for her miniature horses.
4th Street plans sent back again
March 14, 2007
It’s back to the drawing board for the third phase of Fourth Street’s renovation project.
Administrators off suspension, not at work
Special board meeting called for Friday; sole agenda item is administrators’ contracts
March 14, 2007
The suspensions of two Tonganoxie school administrators have been lifted, but the action didn’t clear up speculation about their futures with the district.
Couple’s 2nd child is one for the road
March 14, 2007
Rhodee Florence wasn’t in the driver’s seat as his father and expectant mother rushed toward Overland Park Regional Medical Center on Jan. 10.