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Bulldogs host invitational
April 29, 2009
McLouth High track athletes placed in 10 events on Monday at the team’s home invitational.
Tonganoxie golfers set new school record
April 29, 2009
Tonganoxie High’s golfers continued their recent tear on the links by setting a new school record for a four-player team score with 327 at the Atchison Invitational
Chieftains split with Chargers
April 29, 2009
The Tonganoxie High softball team split a road doubleheader with Santa Fe Trail on Tuesday.
Commuter forecast, April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009
Expect heavy rainfall to begin during today’s morning commute. We’re looking at one to two inches of rain per hour with these storms. We probably won’t get any hail, but such heavy rainfall may warrant some caution on the road.
Severe weather rattles county
Officials report $479,000 in structural damages at hands of tornado
April 29, 2009
There is no question about a tornado touching down near Tonganoxie as people approached the home of Betty Scott and her son, Charlie.
Rec Commission holding summer kickoff celebration Saturday
April 29, 2009
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission will have its summer kickoff party from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Chieftain Park.
Officials monitor flu cases
Swine flu treatments to arrive in few days
12:08 a.m., April 29, 2009 Updated 05:19 p.m.
Local health officials are encouraging people to be alert after concerns about a deadly swine flu outbreak prompted the United States to declare a national health emergency.
School board special meeting
April 29, 2009
The Tonganoxie School Board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at the Tonganoxie Middle School library.
Tonganoxie High students ready to serve their community
April 29, 2009
More than 600 Tonganoxie High School students will be lending helping hands from 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, May 6.
TMS students learn efficiency with Trane
April 29, 2009
A recent Tonganoxie Middle School class experiment pitted the florescent light bulb against its incandescent counterpart.
Former ambassador talks foreign relations at Fort Leavenworth
April 29, 2009
Strategic patience and understanding was at the forefront of retired U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker’s speech Thursday to students of the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.
Flooding in Leavenworth County minimal
April 29, 2009
Saturday’s powerful storm caused damage to many areas of Kansas, but Basehor and most of Leavenworth county escaped its clutches.
Letter to the editor: Respect for veterans
April 29, 2009
A few years ago there was a report of the Veterans Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., being vandalized.
Events to benefit Team Tongie group
April 29, 2009
Fundraisers will be held in the next two weeks, with proceeds going toward Team Tongie.
New businesses open
April 29, 2009
A couple new businesses have opened up in downtown Tonganoxie.
McLouth Happenings
April 29, 2009
Viola Edmonds will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 2–4 p.m. Saturday at the McLouth Community Center.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 29, 2009
Doris Shockley also remembers well those Depression days, and how precious those pennies were.
District sponsors Earth Festival
April 29, 2009
The Leavenworth County Conservation District sponsored an Earth Festival on April 21at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Jarbalo Jottings
April 29, 2009
There will be baked goods at the rummage sale from 5-8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Jarbalo United Methodist Church.
BOCC, LCPA discuss possibilities of industrial park
April 29, 2009
Both the Leavenworth Board of County Commissioners and the Leavenworth County Port Authority agree that they want to see new jobs and industry come to the county.
Springdale News
April 29, 2009
On April 15, Sharon Lynn and Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed a sister day, eating lunch at Pullman Place, visiting and shopping.
Remember When: A Community Review
April 29, 2009
Nancy and “Bud” Norm Younger stand holding the 300- pound tombstone belonging to Civil War veteran William Lee Lyon.