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Turner newest member of KVL
August 20, 2008
The Kaw Valley League’s stint as a nine-school league was short-lived.
Lansing supplants Mill Valley as KVL king
August 20, 2008
After four years of supremacy, Mill Valley’s reign as the top athletics department in the Kaw Valley League is over.
Early figures show enrollment increases
August 20, 2008
Enrollment is up in the Tonganoxie and Basehor-Linwood school districts.
Fort to get new multi-faith chapel
August 20, 2008
U.S. Reps. Nancy Boyda, D-Kan., Ike Skelton, D-Mo., Chet Edwards, D-Texas, and post commander Lt. Gen. William Caldwell were on hand to break ground for a new Main Chapel at Fort Leavenworth Monday morning.
Our view: Fair shows countyhas plenty of talent
August 20, 2008
NBC has been advertising the return of its show “America’s Got Talent,” which will be back on the air after the Olympic Games end.
Community band looking for members
August 20, 2008
The University of Saint Mary Community Band will begin its fall semester rehearsal schedule on Monday, August 25 at the Walnut Room in Mead Hall on the USM campus in Leavenworth.
First fun run nets $300 for PE department
August 20, 2008
Tonganoxie Middle School physical education instructor LeAnn Bond was encouraged by the turnout for the PE department’s inaugural 5K fun run and walk.
Tonganoxie grads among Mount Oread Scholars
August 20, 2008
The 12th annual walk up the hill for Mount Oread Scholars at Kansas University was held Monday morning.
Reilly enjoys astro camp
August 20, 2008
Ben Reilly, son of Brian and Mary Reilly, Tonganoxie, recently graduated from Level 2 of the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center’s Future Astronaut Training Program.
Kindergarten event caters to parents
Inaugural Boo-Hoo Breakfast helps parents part with kids for first day of fall classes
August 20, 2008
Christy Angell wasn’t ready to let her littlest Angell spread her wings and start kindergarten Monday at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Board president: 10,000 more attended county fair this year
August 20, 2008
This year’s fair can be remembered for some noteworthy changes.
Letter to the editor: Biodefense lab bad idea for Manhattan
August 20, 2008
The Department of Homeland Security is proposing to move foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) research from Plum Island, N.Y., onto the United States mainland. Biodefense lab bad idea for Manhattan
Long overdue street improvements still down the road
August 20, 2008
Street improvements on Second and Cox streets have been on the backburner for about 16 years and just as the City of Tonganoxie has finally put it on its to-do list for this year, it appears as though this particular project will have to wait until next summer
Volk hopes productive summer will help him at UAB
August 20, 2008 in print edition on B1
A year ago, Danny Volk left Tonganoxie and headed to Alabama with uncertainty staring him in the face.
New jerseys look tight, feel tighter
Tonganoxie linemen not immediate fans of team’s new form-fitting jerseys
August 20, 2008 in print edition on B1
The smaller guys liked them because they were tight. The big guys : not so much.
Antics part of package with dog
August 20, 2008
I walked into the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City that January day, two and a half years ago, on a whim.
Projects progressing
Construction of football entrance, Remembrance Walk moving forward
August 20, 2008
Separate projects on the Tonganoxie High School campus are taking shape
It’s in the bag: Bagworms produce about 1,000 eggs
Insect feasting on several area trees; Webworm, which does less harm, often mistaken for bagworm
August 20, 2008
Picking bagworms from trees can be a tedious task.