Archive for Wednesday, December 17, 2008

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KDOT awards city $250,000 in federal funds
December 17, 2008
Walking to school in Tonganoxie might soon be getting a lot easier and a lot safer soon.
Board to take final vote on contract Jan. 12
December 17, 2008
The Tonganoxie School Board will take a final vote at its January meeting to decide whether to renew the contract of Superintendent Richard Erickson.
Christmas past comes alive again
December 17, 2008
When Michael Meyer was asked to play a historical figure who had ties to Leavenworth County, he didn’t think it was going to be someone in his family.
Pastor’s Corner
December 17, 2008
There are all kinds of things that I like about the Christmas season. But I think maybe the most important concept to me is “Emmanuel,” which means “God with us.”
Open Mike
December 17, 2008
We’ve already had a few brushes with winter weather here in northeast Kansas, and there are chances of more ice and snow on the horizon.
NBAF could be coming to Kansas
December 17, 2008
Kansans have heard me say over and over again that the most effective way to enhance our communities and our way of life is by having good partners in government. This teamwork is essential to achieving progress on any initiative across the state.
MADD recognizes local officer
December 17, 2008
Tonganoxie Police officer Danny Ruff had no qualms accepting saltwater taffy from Lt. Tony Hernandez.
4-H news
December 17, 2008
President Beth Scharinger called the bi-monthly Leavenworth County 4-H Council meeting to order.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
December 17, 2008
One cold, wintry morning just the other day as I ducked in and out of the post office, I got a comment (sorry I didn’t get your name, dear):
Swearing in ceremony for local judge will be held at VFW Friday
December 17, 2008
The public is invited to attend the swearing in ceremony and reception for Michael Gibbens.
Governor picks Wiley as new 1st Judicial District judge
December 17, 2008
An attorney long involved in the Leavenworth community is Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ pick to be the newest 1st Judicial District judge.
Check will help educate young livestock exhibitors
December 17, 2008
Janette Hightower, feed manager of Leavenworth Cooperative Association, presented Mike Epler, Leavenworth County Agriculture Extension agent, with a check for $500 Friday to be used toward the education of county youth livestock exhibitors.
Jarbalo Jottings
December 17, 2008
Thamar Barnett attended a party for the 8th birthday of Taylor Barnett, her great-granddaughter.
McLouth Happenings
December 17, 2008
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Community Care Packages in November.
Fundraiser to assist youth
December 17, 2008
A fundraiser for Jacob Ostermeyer, a Tonganoxie High School sophomore who will undergo a kidney transplant, will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds administration building.
4-H group bakes up much holiday cheer
December 17, 2008
After three hours of baking, not a cookie was stirring, not even a mouse … cookie.
Cutting fat from recipes helps when preparing food for holiday season
December 17, 2008
Some holiday changes are harder to hide than others.
Jayni’s kitchen
December 17, 2008
A menu to welcome the New Year