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Chieftains mount comeback, win in final minute
January 23, 2008
The Tonganoxie High basketball team defeated Metro Academy, 44-42, on Tuesday night in the THS gymnasium.
Legal wrangling clouds McLouth elections
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A1
It appears as though McLouth may not have City Council elections in April.
Officials spring their hopes on rejuvinated housing market
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A1
City officials and developers in southern Leavenworth County are hoping for continued growth as builders prepare for the spring and summer construction season - despite a nationwide slowdown in the housing market.
Students still angling for state fish
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A1
The bluegill suddenly is not in the flailing stage.
Leaving no doubts
THS defeats Eudora, wins 3rd title in 5 years
January 23, 2008 in print edition on B1
In each of its games leading to the Tonganoxie Invitational championship, the THS girls basketball team wasn’t pleased with its overall performance.
Wrestlers continue magical season with win at Holton
January 23, 2008 in print edition on B1
Each week, Tonganoxie High wrestling coach Jeremy Goebel dedicates a heart match to one of his wrestlers.
Chieftains make most of seventh place
January 23, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team didn’t have much success in the Tonganoxie Invitational, finishing seventh of eight teams.
Atchison guard puts on show vs. Tonganoxie
January 23, 2008
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team had its chances to be the Cinderella of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Jan. 15.
Lansing wins boys tourney title
January 23, 2008 in print edition on B2
The Lansing High boys basketball team validated its strong start to the season by adding its first signature win Saturday night when it blew out Atchison, 80-56, in the championship game of the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament.
Bill seeks drug tests for drivers in wrecks
January 23, 2008
The legislation was spurred by a fatal accident on Valentine’s Day 2007 near Basehor.
Return health care to true market
January 23, 2008
The presidential candidates in both parties have devised reform plans for health care.
Board should check the double-checkers
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A4
The horse is out of the pasture. But at least in terms of future Tonganoxie School District budgets, the gate now will be tended.
Letter to the editor: Tourney support appreciated
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A4
The Tonganoxie High School wrestling team and coaching staff would like to say thanks…
Chamber honors tow ‘senior-senior citizens’
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A5
Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce handed out several awards at its annual meeting last week, including Citizen of the Year recognition.
Commerce secretary, in visit to city, touts state’s business climate
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A5
David Kerr joked at the Jan. 15 Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce annual meeting that he finished No. 3 in his class.
Tree stand pays dividends for Basehor farmer
Tree stand pays dividends for Basehor farmer
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A8
The row of tall Eastern Red Cedar trees on Ronnie Kenyon’s farm just north of Basehor not only provides a nice winter sanctuary for the birds, it’s saved him hundreds of dollars in heating bills through the years.
Conservation district’s 59th annual meeting slated for Saturday
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A8
Leavenworth County Conservation District will be having its 59th annual meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lansing Community Center.
Conservation a priority for area farmers
January 23, 2008 in print edition on A9
If raising seven kids wasn’t hard work enough, try adding three cats, 11 dogs and 104 cows in calving season.
Father’s legacy carried through with children
January 23, 2008
What started as a dream of one man’s wish to leave the city for a life on the farm has become a legacy that his two children have continued to value long after his death.
County OKs employee pay packages
County OKs employee pay packages
January 23, 2008
Leavenworth County’s non-elected employees will receive an average 2 percent salary increase based on merit in addition to a 1.5 percent across-the-board cost-of-living adjustment in 2008, but it has yet to be determined how elected officials’ salaries will be affected.
Dispute with contractor may force homeowner to sell
Dispute with contractor may force homeowner to sell
January 23, 2008
It’s been almost six months since Robert Hudson and his family have been able to live in his rural Tonganoxie home of 14 years.
KCKCC to offer belly-dancing class
January 23, 2008
A six-week class in belly dancing for beginners will be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College starting Monday, Feb. 4.
Area’s first baby of ‘08 an early arrival
January 23, 2008
Alex James McConnaughey was born to Amy and Shawn McConnaughey of Basehor the morning of Jan. 10, a week and a half before his scheduled due date of Jan. 21.