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Junior falls short of goal at state
October 31, 2007
Matt Brock isn’t used to turning the first page of the packet to find his name on the cross country results list. Before Saturday, his slowest 5K time of the year was 18 minutes, 17 seconds at regionals.
Chieftains drop final game of season at Jeff West
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October 31, 2007
The Tonganoxie High football team ended its season with a 20-14 loss at Jefferson West on Thursday night. The 14 that stood on that scoreboard at the end of the game could have been more for Tonganoxie, according to coach Mark Elston. Much more.
Players use ‘smack’ talk as motivation for advancing to day two of state tournament
October 31, 2007
Before the Tonganoxie High volleyball team’s final match Friday night, Liz Baska overheard mumblings from Clearwater players. The subject of the chatter wasn’t exactly friendly.
Sorrentino: Consolation match anything but meaningless
October 31, 2007
I have absolutely no problem admitting this: I used to think consolation games were pointless. After all, it’s the so-called loser’s bracket, right? The fans don’t care anymore and the players don’t play like they’re competing for a championship.
Rewriting the record books
Third-place state finish best in Tonganoxie school history
October 31, 2007
Tonganoxie High may not have won the Kansas Class 4A state volleyball tournament Saturday, but this much is certain: This year’s Chieftains were the most successful volleyball team in school history.
Open house to be held for Tonganoxie resident’s 90th birthday
October 31, 2007
An open house will be held Sunday, Nov. 4, for Tonganoxie resident Gertrude Dunlap, who turns 90.
Masons plan community dinner
October 31, 2007
Glenn Graves hopes plenty of area residents are hungry for turkey and all the fixings Saturday, Nov. 10.
Visitors learn of novel cuisine: mealworms
October 31, 2007
Although visiting Russian youths expected to see the many new sights in the United States, they probably weren’t expecting to see an American teacher eat a dozen mealworms as part of a fundraiser.
When pigs drive
TMS students operate remote-controlled trucks with mechanical pigs in tow as part of magazine sales
October 31, 2007
In just a matter of seconds, Katelyn Waldeier, 11, and her purple pig, Hope, found themselves not only winners of a race with three other souped-up swine, but one of two new Tonganoxie Middle School principals.
Students donate books to Ethiopia
October 31, 2007
Tonganoxie Elementary School students recently did their part to help fight illiteracy around the world.
Quorum petition valid
Council must pick: Drop issue or pay for election
October 31, 2007
A petition challenging the Tonganoxie City Council’s attempt to increase its quorum has been declared valid.
Disability employment awareness
October 31, 2007
Contract lobbyists tax taxpayers
October 31, 2007
Recently, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported Topeka Unified School District 501 had hired a contract lobbyist. A board member said, “We need somebody desperately — all the major school districts have somebody there.”
Our View: Use Christmas tree to city’s advantage
October 31, 2007
The Record
October 31, 2007
Offender program use increases
October 31, 2007
Leavenworth County is experiencing an increase in use of programs designed to keep adult offenders out of jail.
Author to speak at library meeting
October 31, 2007
Start celebrating the holiday season at Tonganoxie Public Library with some shopping, author visits and a Festival of (Mini) Trees! The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, when Lisa Harkrader talks about writing her book “Airball:My Life in Briefs” at our Tonganoxie Library Teens meeting. Own a copy of the book? Bring it in to be signed or buy a copy that evening.
Lingenfelser — 60th
October 31, 2007
Obituary: Pauline Rose
1921-2007
October 31, 2007
Obituary: Ruby Mildred Holladay
1908 — 2007
October 31, 2007
Cleon A. Shore
1928 - 2007
October 31, 2007
Johnny Lee Dyster
1932 - 2007
October 31, 2007
Obituary: Leland Estes Smith
1919 - 2007
October 31, 2007
Genesis Christian welcomes thankful Russian visitors
October 31, 2007
A visit to Tonganoxie this past week by four Russian students and their principal was their way of saying thanks for years of support of their Light of the World Christian School.
KDOT to pony up funds for County Road 1
October 31, 2007
Kansas Department of Transportation officials have officially recognized their share of the rising costs of the County Road 1 improvement project in southern Leavenworth County.
Jeannin runs through pain
October 31, 2007
Andie Jeannin’s 58th place finish at this year’s state meet in Wamego didn’t look as good on paper as her placement last year of 41st at the state meet.
Missionary describes attack that killed her husband
October 31, 2007
Carrie McDonnall began her speech Sunday at West Haven Baptist Church by reading a passage from the Bible that she said was near and dear to her and her husband’s hearts while they were preparing to leave for Iraq in 2004.
At home Lansing soldier mourns comrade
October 31, 2007
Like many fathers, John Hughes has spent a lot of time watching his son play youth football this fall.
Chieftains volleyball blog
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October 31, 2007
Welcome to the Tonganoxie High volleyball blog, live from Salina. Follow this blog all weekend, particularly if you can’t make the trip 150 miles west on Interstate 70. If that’s the case, I’ll do my best to make you feel as if you had a seat at the Salina Bicentennial Center.