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Open house auction raises $1,000
30-year-old with cerebral palsy donates to woman with brain disorder
October 17, 2007
Jeanel Gressel jokingly refers to Cameron Rutledge as a “heart-stealer” who can be a bit of a flirt.
THS volleyball to play at 2 p.m. Saturday
October 17, 2007
The Tonganoxie High Volleyball team will play its first sub-state match at 2 p.m. Saturday at home against Basehor-Linwood.
Weather service issues flash flood warning
October 17, 2007
Tonganoxie teens injured in accident
October 17, 2007
Three Tonganoxie youths were involved in an injury accident that sent all three to an area hospital this weekend.
Council’s March vote on 4th Street causes confusion
October 17, 2007
A City Council vote on Fourth Street in March has caused some confusion recently.
Baldwin festival bans dogs
October 17, 2007
While the thousands of annual visitors to the Maple Leaf Festival are welcome for the 50th version this year as always, their dogs aren’t.
Tonganoxie High School graduate experiences life in India
October 17, 2007
Editor’s note: Laura Graveman, a Tonganoxie High School graduate who now is a student at Emporia State University, earlier this year had an opportunity to teach in India. The following reflects some of her observations while there.
County commission approves increased museum funding
October 17, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners splurged Thursday, agreeing to fund area museums above levels that were previously determined.
Law enforcement officials urge caution in changing law
October 17, 2007
Topeka — Denise and Dennis Bixby say something is wrong.
Mayor ‘back to old self’ but with broken leg
October 17, 2007
It’s been three weeks since he was released from the hospital, and now Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal said he’s back to his old self.
The Record
October 17, 2007
Kaw Valley League cross country results
October 17, 2007
The following results are from the 2007 Kaw Valley League cross country meet Thursday at Perry Lake.
THS postseason schedule
October 17, 2007
The following is information on where to catch the Tonganoxie 2007 fall sports teams in postseason action.
Elston displeased with tackling in 34-13 home loss to Perry
October 17, 2007
Tonganoxie High football coach Mark Elston has occasionally been satisfied with his team’s physicality this season, even in losses.
Freshmen finish v-ball season strong
October 17, 2007
In her first season at Tonganoxie High school as freshman volleyball coach, Laura Samuels is already making an impact on her players.
Iraq assassination target to speak at local church
October 17, 2007
A former missionary to Iraq who survived an attack by terrorists will be the guest speaker Sunday, Oct. 28, at West Haven Baptist Church in Tonganoxie.
Second-graders pen award-winning stories
October 17, 2007
Tonganoxie has two award-winning authors in its midst — and they’re second-graders at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
4th Street sidealk placement splitting neighbors
October 17, 2007
Next week’s decision on where to put the sidewalk along Fourth Street rests on the shoulders of the Tonganoxie City Council, but some residents fear it’s too late to keep the sidewalk where it was originally planned.
THS boys grab third at Perry
October 17, 2007
Matt Brock was his own worst critic after Thursday’s Kaw Valley League meet at Perry Lake.
Parents urge changes in law
Vehicular homicide statte criticized
October 17, 2007
Dennis and Denise Bixby, of Tonganoxie, are on a mission.
Sorrentino: THS soccer ends season with scoring extravaganza
October 17, 2007
Finishing any regular season with a 2-14 record is nothing to boast about. By all accounts, the Tonganoxie High soccer team had a disappointing regular season and struggled to score goals. But what the Chieftains have done in their last three games deserves praise.
Girls just want to have fun
Senior Weller nearing 100 percent, gives THS big boost
October 17, 2007
After Thursday’s Kaw Valley League meet at Perry Lake, Christy Weller began to look more like herself again on the cross country course.
Letters to the editor: Positive reinforcement
October 17, 2007
The members of Stranger Township Volunteer Fire Department want to thank all of the residents that were able to attend the annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Letters to the editor: Make use of mammograms
October 17, 2007
A woman today has a lower risk of dying from breast cancer than at any time in decades. This remarkable progress has been made possible by increased use of mammography, which can detect tumors early, when they are smaller, easier to treat, and most important, survivable.
Letters to the editor: Store closing lamented
October 17, 2007
I am so sorry that Pelzl’s is closing its doors. I know I’ll miss going in there. I don’t care what I needed/wanted/had to have, it was there! One thing very special is the quality of the service they gave. If you asked for something, someone took the time to go show you where it was.
Our View: Birthday open house shows spirit of giving
October 17, 2007
McLouth nets four PR’s in Lawrence
October 17, 2007
The McLouth cross country team had four runners record personal-best times at Thursday’s Delaware Valley League meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
School district extends deadline for insurance bids
October 17, 2007
Insurance companies will have more time to bid on the Tonganoxie School District’s next property and liability insurance contract.
Chieftains win 2 of last 3 games
October 17, 2007
The Tonganoxie boys soccer team lost its final match of the regular season, 3-2, in overtime against Bishop Ward on Thursday at Chieftain Park.
THS coach hoping to peak in time for state
October 17, 2007
It’s that time of the year again for the Tonganoxie High volleyball team — time to try to break an unpleasant streak.
14-year Army veteran happy he’s back piloting his family
October 17, 2007
Black Hawk pilot Tim Brundage spent a year in Iraq transporting various American and Iraqi citizens by air. Now, the soldier is back home serving as pilot for another important unit — his family.
Social stew: Fat is in, so go ahead and indulge
October 17, 2007
It’s official. I’m beautiful.