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What are your impressions of Tonganoxie Water Park?

Response Percent
Haven’t been there yet, but hope to attend soon
It’s OK, but it’s not what I expected
A gem of a park with amazing bells and whistles
I miss Chief Tonganoxie Pool
It’s the best water park in the area
Total 72

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Storm causes downed tree limb, power line to ignite
11:13 p.m., July 2, 2008 Updated 11:35 p.m.
Tonganoxie firefighters were busy Wednesday night monitoring a downed power lines that eventually were draped over a truck near Pleasant and Laughlin streets.
Judge’s lawyer requests extension to respond to sexual misconduct allegations
06:13 p.m., July 2, 2008 Updated 07:15 p.m.
The attorney for a Leavenworth County District Court judge facing an official inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct against a former staff member is requesting a 30-day extension to respond to the claims.
Blake the bookworm
Tonganoxie youth has read 700 books - and he likes to play baseball, too
July 2, 2008
Blake Phillips’ favorite book is “Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot.”
Swimmers gush about new venue
Tonganoxie water park officially open for business
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A1
Tonganoxie residents can finally get their swimming suits out of the closet because the Tonganoxie Water Park is now open.
Leavenworth County announces hiring freezes
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A7
With budget-setting season in full swing and with drastically increased costs of fuel and petroleum-related goods this year, Leavenworth County Commissioners, on Thursday, announced a hiring freeze for all non-public safety positions in county government.
Flourishing county businesses honored by LCDC
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A6
Business and government leaders from across Leavenworth County paid tribute last week to more than a dozen locally owned businesses that have made a difference in the area’s economic climate.
Kaboom! Sellers open stands for local firework enthusiasts
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A1
The Fourth of July holiday is near and, in addition to the distant cracks and bangs that can periodically be heard around Tonganoxie this week, fireworks stands are popping up in and outside city limits, too.
Mark moving on after 16 years serving TRC
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A6
Ken Mark has seen a lot of changes in the time he’s been with the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission.
Tick season in full swing
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A10
For something so tiny, ticks can pack a mean punch.
Candidate Profile: Todd Thompson
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
Todd Thompson, one of two Republican candidates for Leavenworth County Attorney says, “It’s time for change.”
Ted Ingerson candidate questionnaire responses
July 2, 2008
Ted Ingerson is running for 42nd District Kansas State Representative
New bank celebrates KCK grand opening
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A5
Although it has been open since mid-May, the newest branch of First State Bank and Trust celebrated its grand opening last week.
Pastor’s Corner
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
Friday is Independence Day and one of the freedoms that I most cherish is the freedom to worship as God leads us.
Leavenworth County United Way meets
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
The United Way of Leavenworth County held its 52nd Annual Meeting on April 28 at the Riverfront Community Center. Among the activities at the meeting was the election of new members and officers to the board of directors.
Our view
Celebrate July 4 the right way
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A4
Fireworks, food, fun.
Pleasant Street returning to normalcy after months of construction
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A7
Soon life will be returning back to normal for residents along Pleasant Street.
Library Corner
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A7
Do you remember the Festival of Mini Trees or the time when Tonganoxie’s Library was rated a major service center 1?
McLouth will have bigger bang for this year’s 4th of July
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A8
The Fourth of July fireworks display will have a larger multi-shot finale this year in McLouth.
County 4-H campers help out, learn about citizenship
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A7
One hundred six Leavenworth County 4-H members and friends recently attended 4-H County Camp at the Rock Springs 4-H Center.
2008 THS grad scholarships
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A9
THS scholarship recipients
Springdale News
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A9
John and Cora Moses of Springdale celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary recently at On The Border restaurant in Lawrence.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A9
A hint from Gen R. this morning: “I hit on a good one the other day, I tried it, it worked,” she said. “I’d like to share it with your readers.”
School nutrition pro completes 90 hours of state program
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A10
More than 400 school nutrition professionals have participated in the Professional Recognition Program sponsored by Child Nutrition & Wellness, Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE).
Mother reviews life lessons as daughter begins college life
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A7
It’s official. : I’ve entered a new phase of life as the parent of a high school graduate and college-bound student.
Chaotic stability
Briefly being a boomerang girl
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A4
I hate to admit it, but I’m a boomerang kid.
997 county veterans yet to claim stimulus checks
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A8
The Internal Revenue Service is launching a summer push to reach military retirees and disabled veterans who have yet to file for their economic stimulus payments.
Todd Thompson candidate questionnaire responses
July 2, 2008
Todd Thompson is running for Leavenworth County Attorney
Candidate Profile: Ted Ingerson
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
Rural Tonganoxie resident and Republican candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives 42nd District Ted Ingerson wants “to be a part of the legislative process” for several reasons.
Oskaloosa teacher gets truck tricked out
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A10
An Oskaloosa man got a makeover - on his tractor-trailer.
Board approves year-end bills, new hires
July 2, 2008
The Tonganoxie School Board met Thursday for a special session to discuss year-end items, and to approve hirings and resignations.