Archive for Wednesday, January 30, 2008

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Sorrentino: Balance key ingredient in overtime comeback
January 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Chieftains (12-2) have separated themselves from the good Kansas Class 4A teams and have become part of the great 4A teams. And it’s all because of balance.
Returning the favor
THS girls hand Basehor first loss of season
12:05 a.m., January 30, 2008 Updated 02:47 p.m.
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team made sure the latest installment of the THS/Basehor-Linwood rivalry took an extraordinary turn.
Web exclusive: THS boys win in last minute
January 30, 2008
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team defeated Metro Academy in a way it hadn’t defeated any team all season.
Chieftains ninth in stacked Baldwin invite
January 30, 2008
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team has seen its share of good fields this season in the six tournaments it has competed. Saturday’s Baldwin Invitational presented arguably the toughest field the Chieftains have seen all season.
Winning streak halted vs. Bobcats
January 30, 2008
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team had its two-game winning streak snapped Friday with a 54-42 loss against Basehor-Linwood.
Warriors fall at home vs. Pirates
January 30, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Tonganoxie Middle School seventh grade A team couldn’t keep up with Piper’s speed on Jan. 22.
Happy birthday Kansas
Leavenworth County students celebrate as the state turns 147
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A11
Elementary students from across the county celebrated Kansas day by learning about the state’s rich history.
City, school pay homage to THS’ new state champs
January 30, 2008
Tonganoxie’s newest state champions were the main event last week during an assembly at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center in Tonganoxie High School.
Presidential politics arrive in Kansas
Democratic caucuses set for Feb. 5, GOP caucuses to be Feb. 9
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A1
Republican and Democratic leaders are encouraging county residents to participate in next week’s presidential nominating caucuses.
Bobcat continues road to recovery
January 30, 2008
After more than a month of recovery time at Operation Wildlife in Linwood, the young bobcat that was struck and left for dead in Lansing is making a recovery, but it’s still too soon to tell if the bobcat will be able to be released back into the wild.
2 injured in 24-40 accident
January 30, 2008
A 32-year-old Tonganoxie resident was in satisfactory condition Friday evening at a Topeka hospital after a morning accident on U.S. Highway 24-40, about a mile south of Tonganoxie.
Charges filed in Lansing shooting
January 30, 2008
Authorities reacted quickly to the shooting last week in Lansing that claimed the life of a 20-year-old pregnant woman, charging a 23-year-old Lansing man with her murder.
McLouth calls off planned April council elections
Jefferson County councelor advises city against proposal to rectify error dating to 2002
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A5
McLouth residents won’t be heading to the polls April 1.
Council hears pitch from Main St. Program
January 30, 2008
For the third time in just as many months, members of the Tonganoxie City Council, Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce and the Tonganoxie Planning Commission gathered in the council chambers to continue their search for a suitable way to revitalize downtown.
Regulatory grab bad for farmers
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A4
This country became a global power because of its infrastructure and its ability to transport crops, livestock, automobiles and other goods fast and efficiently.
Students press case for bluegill in Topeka
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A7
Tonganoxie Middle School fifth-graders had just finished testifying before the state Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee about their hopes for the bluegill becoming the state fish.
House panel considers drug-testing law
Legislation backed by Tonganoxie parents of daughter killed in wreck
January 30, 2008
People involved in serious traffic accidents would have to submit to drug tests under a bill considered by a House committee.
City, county salt supplies holding out this winter
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A10
With the official start of spring still months away and snow in the forecast again this week, Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County and Kansas Department of Transportation officials are keeping a vigilant eye on the weather and their salt reserves.
In other’s view: Rachel’s Challenge dares us to dream
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A4
The message of “Rachel’s Challenge” may be focused on high school students, but its simple principles are something that people of all ages should embrace.
Options plentiful for old computers
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A1
If you’ve got an old computer and you’re planning to toss it in the trash, you might want to rethink that decision.
The Record
January 30, 2008
Tonganoxie Police; Tonganoxie City Fire Department; Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office; Municipal Court
CR1 project to cost county $10.8 million
January 30, 2008
Officials now put Leavenworth County’s cost of improving County Road 1, part of the project to open a new interchange on the Kansas Turnpike, at $10.8 million.
All-state band taps THS trio
Students are fist-ever Chieftains to be selected
January 30, 2008
Three Tonganoxie High band members made school history when they were selected to the Kansas Music Educators Association 1A-4A All-State Band.