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Baldwin City woman identified as victim in fatality accident
Car overturned on county road southeast of Lawrence
February 13, 2008
A Baldwin City woman has been identified as the victim in a fatality accident Tuesday southeast of Lawrence.
Heard on the street: What was your favorite Valentine’s Day gift?
February 13, 2008
Tonganoxie residence talk about the best gift they have ever given or received.
Bummed by bronze
THS not satisfied with best finish in six years
February 13, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team has made so much progress that even after a six-year turnaround on Saturday, the Chieftains weren’t fully satisfied
Chieftains extend win streak to 10
February 13, 2008
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team has now won 10 games in a row after a 52-47 road victory at Lansing on Friday night.
Defense key in McLouth turnaround
February 13, 2008 in print edition on B1
When the McLouth High girls basketball team began the season with three consecutive losses, coach Todd Cossman didn’t search the Bulldogs’ campus for a panic button.
Seniors, coach experience special night of wrestling
February 13, 2008
Jeremy Goebel couldn’t have planned his Thursday night any better at the Tonganoxie High gymnasium.
Mock game pays off for Chieftains
February 13, 2008 in print edition on B3
With 10 days separating the last time the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team took the court, coach David Walker thought he’d mix it up a bit.
THS grad hopes to add to KCKCC’s dynasty in debate
February 13, 2008 in print edition on A1
It may sound like a stretch, but Noah Fugate has found a scholastic purpose for listening to rappers Tech N9ne and Twista.
County still seeking city’s CR1 contribution
February 13, 2008 in print edition on A1
Leavenworth County commissioners, in a discussion this week, had a question for the city of Tonganoxie: Is it going to chip in funds for improvements on County Road 1?
Board OKs kindergarten changes beginning with ‘08 -‘09 classes
February 13, 2008
Beginning in the 2008-09 school year, Tonganoxie Elementary School kindergarten students will attend school all day, every day.
Experts advise on meeting Valentine’s expectations
February 13, 2008
Last year as she waited for her then-boyfriend to reveal her surprise on Valentine’s Day, Stephanie Nash began to think, “what if he doesn’t do anything?”
Chocolate Event headed to Leavenworth center
February 13, 2008
The Women’s Community Y of Leavenworth is planning a fundraiser for its early-learning programs that’s sure to appeal to chocolate-lovers.
Pastor’s Corner
February 13, 2008
We have just begun a new study on Wednesday nights on the subject of faith.
Tonganoxie woman on dean’s list
February 13, 2008 in print edition on A3
Amber Yoder, Tonganoxie, earned a place on the fall 2007 semester dean’s list at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo.
Correction
February 13, 2008
A Tonganoxie Police report in the Feb. 6 edition of The Mirror contained incorrect information.
Governor requests federal funds to aid in disaster relief
February 13, 2008
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is sending a letter to President Bush requesting a federal disaster declaration for 60 counties because of December’s ice storms.
MHS to crown King and Queen Friday
February 13, 2008
McLouth High School will crown its King and Queen of Courts on Friday.
The Record
February 13, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office; Municipal Court
In other’s view: Fact-based action
February 13, 2008
Kansas legislators serve their constituents best when they sort through the facts and put partisanship aside.
Clearing up ‘Amanda’s Law’ facts
February 13, 2008 in print edition on A4
Regarding the letter from State Rep. Marti Crow and other myths surrounding Amanda’s Law HB-2617, a few facts need to be cleared up.
THS blows out Santa Fe Trail
February 13, 2008
As one of the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team’s primary three-point shooters, Cara Carlisle isn’t advised to hesitate when left open on the perimeter.
Letter to the editor: Gifted Conservationist
February 13, 2008
Referencing the kudos given to Mr. Barnhardt for the excellent environmental restoration of Midwest grasslands, I too would like to commend Robert (aka Gordon) and his brother Bill for helping to restore grasslands, which once were trampled by bison and every sort of animal the country could offer and could be seen as far as the eye could focus.
Radio communications upgrade progresses
February 13, 2008 in print edition on A5
Plans for a multimillion-dollar communications upgrade that will allow emergency agencies within and outside Leavenworth County to directly communicate are progressing.
THS scholars bowl ends successful year
February 13, 2008
This year’s Tonganoxie High School scholars bowl team accomplished a goal that none of its predecessors at THS has achieved.
Project Graduation bingo fundraiser draws committee closer to its goal
February 13, 2008 in print edition on A7
Tonganoxie High School seniors are $4,500 closer toward their goal for a big post-graduation party, thanks to the more than 300 people who attended Saturday’s Project Graduation bingo.
Be a Kansas saver: Count your change
February 13, 2008
Did you know that the average household accumulates about $50 in loose change each month?
Council to pitch in on airport study funds
City to contribute up to $3,052 for FAA-required justification study for regional airport
February 13, 2008
With the money for a study now lined up, Leavenworth County officials now will look into viability of putting a regional airport in the county.