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Firefighters respond to morning fire
February 11, 2009
The Tonganoxie Township Fire Department and area fire departments responded to a house fire around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 17400 block of 258th Street.
McLouth hoops teams sweep Troy
February 11, 2009
The McLouth High boys basketball team picked up its second victory of the season on Tuesday night, beating visiting Troy, 46-41.
Kaw Valley League basketball standings
February 11, 2009
Kaw Valley League boys and girls basketball standings, as of Feb. 11, 2009.
Commuter forecast, February 11, 2008
February 11, 2009
The roads will be wet for this morning’s commute. Visibility could be low if we get heavy rain this morning. Some delays are expected at MCI this morning.
5 questions: D.C. or bust
Mr. Putthoff goes to Washington
February 11, 2009
Councilmember Tom Putthoff leaves this morning, along with Mike Yanez, city administrator, and a group of representatives from the Leavenworth County Development Corporation, Lansing and Leavenworth, will be visiting our nation’s capital to meet with state senators and representatives.
Pastor’s Corner
February 11, 2009
A number of years ago, I read about a mother who had trouble with one of her boys who knew the secret places where she hid her money, and then he would take what he wanted.
Springdale News
February 11, 2009
John and Cara Moses ate dinner Jan. 22 in Platte City, Mo., at a Mexican restaurant.
Tonya Phillips recalls wedding proposal made 10 years ago Friday in Lawrence
February 11, 2009
The day before Valentine’s Day, we sat at a candlelit table in the basement of Paisano’s.
McLouth Happenings
February 11, 2009
McLouth Parent Teachers Organization will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the McLouth High School home economics room. Babysitting will be provided.
Letter to the editor: Event viewed as slaughter
February 11, 2009
Someone please tell me what the slaughter of squirrels adds to the life of our community.
Letter to the editor: Squirrel Scramble not way to introduce ­youth to nature
February 11, 2009
With regard to the Tonganoxie squirrel hunt story in the Feb. 6 edition of the paper (Lawrence Journal-World) I must ask: So some people see killing 2,000 or more squirrels in a single day as good old-fashioned fun? And not just any squirrels either, but the heaviest and healthiest — those best able to survive and keep the genes of the species healthy?
Letter to the editor: Shooting animals without purpose is wasteful
February 11, 2009
I grew up in an avid hunting family. I believe in hunting.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 11, 2009
David and Jane Turner attended the monthly meeting of the Santa Fe Trail Leather Artists Guild on Saturday in Topeka.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 11, 2009
This from a young mother — of course no names used:
Remember when: A community review
February 11, 2009
Debate team is state champion: Tonganoxie High School four-person debate team went to state last weekend in Garden City and came home with first place. (Caption under picture: The debate team holding its state championship trophy. Pictured; Kyle Rodell, Darren Welch, Jacob Mahoney, Nasi Burnett, Jessica Sturgeon and coach Steve Harrell.)
Chamber promoting Tonganoxie
February 11, 2009
Your Chamber of Commerce is promoting Tonganoxie. We work cooperatively with the governing bodies of the city, county and Leavenworth County Development Corporation toward fulfilling that mission
BOCC looks to staff for feedback on budget cuts
February 11, 2009
Leavenworth County Commissioner John Flower said the county has been pretty lucky that, for the most part, it has remained insulated from the worst of the economic crisis that has gripped the country.
Board OKs energy plan for district
February 11, 2009
The Tonganoxie School District will be investing in more energy-efficient campuses.
Global Sweethearts
Couple meets in India, weds in Lawrence
February 11, 2009
When they were children, Ridhwi and Laura Mukerji, who were married in December, both wanted horses.
Conservation winners named
February 11, 2009
The Corpstein farm has been in the family since John Corpstein’s grandfather purchased the first land in 1898 from Mary Begley.