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Gold Dust tourney comes to Dub’s Dread
July 30, 2008
Entries are now being accepted for the first Gold Dust Two-Ball Championship to be contested at Dub’s Dread Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24.
Race for the Cure registration open
July 30, 2008
Registration is under way for the annual Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure.
Post 41 victorious in tourney opener
July 30, 2008
After two big setbacks to Lawrence and Atchison at the Kansas American Legion Baseball 2008 Zone 2 Tournament this past weekend, Tonganoxie looked much better at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds a few days later.
Longtime Braves see run come to an end
July 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
For nearly a decade, the Tonganoxie Braves have spent their summers together, traveling throughout the state and, sometimes, out-of-state for softball tournaments.
Soccer team goes co-ed for Sunflower State Games
July 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
A while back, Tonganoxie High soccer coach Ken Lott asked some of his varsity boys if they would be interested in playing in some tournaments this summer. But there was a catch.
Spots still available
Chieftains begin battling for playing time at summer camp
July 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
Officially, the fall sports season for Kansas high schools doesn’t start until Aug. 18. Unofficially, however, competition for roster spots on the Tonganoxie High volleyball team already has started.
McLouth happenings
July 30, 2008
The Heart of America Steam Engine & Model Association will celebrate its 51st year of the McLouth Threshing Bee on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
July 30, 2008
Back-to-school clothes: It’s that time again.
Candidates make their cases for offices at forum
July 30, 2008
For nearly three hours Thursday, candidates for county, state and national offices met with area voters at the Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Home.
Remember when: a community review
July 30, 2008
10 years ago: July 15, 1998: Mr. and Mrs. John Sanders, McLouth, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 26, at the Community Center in McLouth with a reception from 2-4 p.m….
Rec commission sticks with goose
July 30, 2008
Tonganoxie youth found themselves in a sticky situation this weekend.
Mold invades police department
July 30, 2008
Walking into the Tonganoxie Police Department, employees and Tonganoxie residents are greeted with two things: familiar faces and a musty smell.
Future of program battling childhood obesity uncertain
July 30, 2008
The future of a program to help curb childhood obesity in the Tonganoxie Elementary School is still up in the air.
Board holds special meeting
July 30, 2008
The Tonganoxie School Board met in executive session for a total of 1 hour, 15 minutes Monday during a special meeting at Tonganoxie Middle School.
Consumers alerted to scams
July 30, 2008
Attorney General Steve Six announced today that his office was alerted to a fraudulent pattern that has impacted Kansas consumers in recent days. The scam has already been reported in five Kansas counties.
Bee good: McLouth threshing activities to kick off Friday
July 30, 2008
McLouth will be buzzing this weekend.
Residents reflect on Starcher’s life through vehicles
July 30, 2008
If you drove past VFW Park Thursday afternoon, you may have thought Tonganoxie was host to a classic and custom car convention.
Political pair
Truesdells highly involved at local government level
July 30, 2008
Some families may consider it rude to talk politics at the dinner table, but for Jim and Diane Truesdell, it’s become a fairly common occurrence.
Leavenworth County judge has a few weeks to respond to allegations
Stewart gets 30-day extension to file written response regarding allegations of sexual misconduct
July 30, 2008
Leavenworth County District Court Judge Frederick N. Stewart now has until Aug. 22 to file a written response regarding allegations of sexual misconduct against a former administrative assistant.
Tony Klamm candidate questionnaire responses
July 30, 2008
Tony Klamm is running for the 3rd District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission.
Candidate Profile: Tony Klamm
July 30, 2008 in print edition on A2
Tony Klamm, one of seven Republicans vying for Leavenworth County’s 3rd District County Commission seat in an Aug. 5 primary election, says he has what it takes “to maintain current or improved county services while looking for ways to decrease cost to the taxpayers.”
The Record
July 30, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Jarbalo Jottings
July 30, 2008
On July 13, the Ehart family met at the Tonganoxie State Lake for a picnic to celebrate the 90th birthday celebration for Henry Ehart.
Candidate Profile: William “Bill” Merkel
July 30, 2008 in print edition on A2
Asked why he is running for the Leavenworth County Commission’s 3rd District seat, William “Bill” Merkel said, “I think it’s time to give the voters more say in what is done in Leavenworth County.”
William “Bill” Merkel candidate questionnaire responses
July 30, 2008
Bill Merkel is running for the 3rd District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission.
Springdale News
July 30, 2008
Kathy, Tom and David Powell left July 5 to see her folks, Helen and Bill Nowlan at Lake George near Colorado Springs, Colo. They returned home July 13 and had a wonderful time.
Tonganoxie, McLouth schools to start enrollment
July 30, 2008
The time to register for classes in the Tonganoxie and McLouth School Districts is near.
High-tech equipment could aid local law enforcement
July 30, 2008
Area law enforcement may be better able to track serious offenders following the approval of a $55,155 expenditure for Livescan fingerprinting equipment by the Leavenworth County Commission Monday.
County fair schedule has some changes this year
July 30, 2008
The 82nd annual Leavenworth County Fair will have some significant changes in scheduling for this year’s installment, slated for Aug. 12-16 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
Primaries to be contested Tuesday; advance voting ends at noon Monday
12:00 a.m., July 30, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Leavenworth and Wyandotte county residents don’t have to wait until Aug. 5 to cast their vote in upcoming primary elections, but undoubtedly many will.