Archive for Wednesday, March 26, 2008

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March 26, 2008
Ralph and Cathy Gripka, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Gripka, to Scott Breuer, son of Dennis and Debra Breuer, Basehor.
Chieftains having a ball, staying loose this season
March 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
The wind was whipping, but the sun was shining on Monday at Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Tonganoxie High softball coach Diane Titterington was shouting out instructions over the intermittent air gusts as she put her players through some warmup drills at practice.
They might be giants
Tonganoxie High baseball improving under direction of Loomis
March 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
Chieftains baseball appears to be on the upswing. With steady improvement the last two seasons under the guidance of third-year coach Phil Loomis and eight players with starting experience returning, Tonganoxie High hopes that trend will continue in 2008.
Despite first year success, coach says forget about it
March 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
Don’t get too comfortable. Who knew that would be the battle cry for the Tonganoxie High girls soccer team, entering only its second year of existence?
New Linwood Cafe back in business
March 26, 2008
On Easter morning Jack Dunlap and his wife Kathy, along with their son Jake, were looking for a place to get breakfast.
Seniors challenge ‘seniors’ to full-court fundraiser
March 26, 2008
Tonganoxie High School basketball seniors will have one last basketball appearance as Chieftains.
Remember when: a community review
March 26, 2008
10 years ago: Feb. 25, 1998; 25 years ago: Feb. 23, 1983; 50 years ago: March 13, 1958; 75 years ago: Feb. 16, 1933; 100 years ago: Feb. 27, 1908
Teddy bear teatime
March 26, 2008 in print edition on A10
A few local girls played dress-up to a “tea” recently at Tonganoxie Public Library.
Amanda’s Law’ advances further in state legislature
March 26, 2008 in print edition on A10
Amanda’s Law” is one step closer to potentially becoming a state law.
Cencus: County sees growth
March 26, 2008
Slowdown in growth hasn’t struck all area counties, as Leavenworth County is experiencing some progress.
THS, Lansing to battle on Quest
March 26, 2008
Lansing High School and Tonganoxie High School will compete in a televised Quest competition on public broadcast stations KTWU and KPTS.
Deadline for wildlife program extended
March 26, 2008 in print edition on A10
The one month extension of the 2002 Farm Bill is allowing the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to offer additional funds to landowners interested in the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP).
Seven Chieftains, two Bulldogs to participate in All-Star game
March 26, 2008 in print edition on B3
Seven local prep athletes will be busy passing, setting, spiking and hooping Sunday at Highland Community College. And two of their coaches will be roaming the sidelines.
Quarter century career ending for Jeff. Co. sheriff
March 26, 2008
Roy Dunnaway struggles with the words when he tries to explain why he is retiring.
City council briefs
March 26, 2008
During the approval of the consent agenda during Monday’s Tonganoxie City Council meeting, council member Paula Crook voiced her concerns about a $342,342 contract with Meadows Construction Company Inc. for their work on Pleasant Street.
Alternative spring break
Students break for worthy causes
March 26, 2008
For some students, spring break is no easy, breezy day at the beach.
Decade already in the books for Mr. Goodcents restaurant
March 26, 2008
There was a time when Mark Matheson didn’t think Tonganoxie was a viable choice for a new Mr. Goodcents venue.