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Births: Dakota Mae Conway
November 14, 2007
Kaw Valley Youth League Champions
November 14, 2007
The Tonganoxie youth football team won the Kaw Valley League championship earlier in the year.
Anniversaries: Person — 50th
November 14, 2007
Births: Braeden Scott Rinne
November 14, 2007
Births: Lilly Bea Grigsby
November 14, 2007
Births: Alexander Gonzalez
November 14, 2007
Freddie (Fred) Ray Swain
1937-2007
November 14, 2007
Charles W. Snyder
1947-2007
November 14, 2007
Mark Anthony Taylor
1964-2007
November 14, 2007
Mary Jane Seaman Harris
1915-2007
November 14, 2007
County moves forward on administrator
Commission agrees to advertise post with annual salary range of $81,549 to $91,549
November 14, 2007
After years of debate and two unsuccessful ballot initiatives — in 1998 and 2002 — Leavenworth County will advertise for a county administrator.
Tonganoxie winter sports putting in hours for first day of practice
November 14, 2007
Shannon Carlin didn’t need an alarm clock Monday morning to wake up for the first day of girls basketball practice. She had her conscience.
Former McLouth star finds passion in hoops
November 14, 2007
The Benedictine women’s basketball team has a chart that sits in the locker room after every game. The chart’s message is straightforward: Think about the team before thinking about yourself.
THS coach high school teammates with ‘Shaq Diesel’
November 14, 2007
Tonganoxie teacher/coach Doug Sandburg played on the 1989 Texas Class 3A state championship team — the same one that four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal played on. Sandburg told countless memorable stories about the Diesel, including a time in 1999 when he got to go inside the Los Angeles Lakers locker room.
Births: Atticus Breault
November 14, 2007
Letter to the editor: People’s lives aren’t trash
November 14, 2007
Independence girl back home after running away Saturday
November 14, 2007
A 17-year-old Independence, Mo. girl that was missing since Saturday afternoon was found safe yesterday.
Springdale News
November 14, 2007
The Thanksgiving dinner will be Sunday following the morning worship at Springdale Friends Church.
Open Mike
November 14, 2007
I would like to start this article by introducing myself to you, the people of Leaven-worth County.
McLouth Happenings
November 14, 2007
American Legion Auxiliary No. 393 wishes to express appreciation to those who generously supported the Nov. 3 scholarship fundraising luncheon and bake sale.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 14, 2007
Two more just this past week have asked me, “How come you call your column ‘Sewing Room’ when you write about so much more than just sewing?”
County to team with KDOT on radios
November 14, 2007
As Leavenworth County officials navigate multimillion-dollar upgrades to the county’s aging emergency communications system in the coming months, they will have the benefit of direct oversight from the Kansas Department of Transportation along the way.
Remember When: A Community Review
November 14, 2007
Well-wishers say goodbye to Pelzl’s hardware store
November 14, 2007
With a flip of a sign from open to closed, Pelzl’s Do-It best Hardware and V and S Variety Store, a 29-year staple of downtown Tonganoxie, closed for the last time Saturday.
Restaurant cited for code violations
November 14, 2007
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has cited a Tonganoxie restaurant for health code violations.
School Board Briefs
November 14, 2007
Beard re-emerges as grandpa’s tradition
November 14, 2007
Beard’s the word in the Gilner and Grigsby families.
Court judgment a welcome message
November 14, 2007
The Lawrence Journal-World, in an editorial Nov. 5, said:
Words fall short in advice to bride
November 14, 2007
Well, there is going to be a wedding in the family, and I couldn’t be happier … I think. The bride is our oldest daughter, 27, and if ever a person were ready for this, she is the one. So that isn’t the problem. And her fiance is an amazing young man, who seems the perfect fit for her. So that’s not the problem. And with the big day only weeks away, all arrangements have been made and confirmed. That’s not the problem either.
The Record
November 14, 2007
Soldier’s weapon in Iraq: spreadsheets
November 14, 2007
The military journey of Lt. Col. Brad Pippin has come full circle.
Masons feed 100 for ‘Thanksgiving’
November 14, 2007
Thanksgiving is still more than a week away, but that didn’t stop the Masons from Henri Lodge 190 to celebrate a little early by feeding traditional holiday fare to community members.
THS production brings Who-ville to life
November 14, 2007
In the town of Tonganoxie, in the land of sunflower, 7 p.m. was the magical hour. “Seussical the Musical” opened with flair, and impressed all the spectators spectating there.
Forum targets property owners near CR1
November 14, 2007
Improvements to County Road 1 associated with construction of a Kansas Turnpike interchange in southwestern Leavenworth County will be the topic of an informational meeting this week in Tonganoxie.
Accident shines light on immigration debate
November 14, 2007
The tragic Valentine’s Day death of Tonganoxie resident Amanda Bixby was a focal point of a news conference last week in the nation’s capital.
Father inspires proposed change in state traffic law
November 14, 2007
A legislative committee on Friday recommended a bill that would require drug testing using an oral swab at motor vehicle accident scenes where there was an injury or a death.