Archive for Wednesday, February 18, 2009

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If you were a member of Congress, would you have voted for the $787 billion stimulus bill?

Response Percent
No
 
79%
Yes
 
20%
Total 53
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Kaw Valley League basketball standings
February 18, 2009
Kaw Valley League boys and girls basketball standings, updated after the games on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
New Tonganoxie post office set for completion this summer
February 18, 2009
A new post office will be built in Tonganoxie.
Battle of Bands canceled
February 18, 2009
The Battle of the Bands scheduled for Friday has been canceled, said Brad Eccles, Tonganoxie Recreation Commission assistant director. Eccles said Wednesday that the event was canceled because only two bands had signed up for the event, which has attracted teen bands for the annual event the last few years.
Helping out Mom
February 18, 2009
Health care never entered my mind of possible careers when I was younger, but I’ve found myself assuming the role of novice nurse during the last few weeks.
5 questions: Home improvement
Bard answers questions on renovation loans
February 18, 2009
Kathy Bard, city administrator, said Tuesday that Tonganoxie residents who have been thinking about remodeling their homes may be qualified for a special low-interest home equity loan endorsed by the city.
Organization key to surviving holiday
February 18, 2009
Equipped with a wireless telephone headset and armed with a sales order and pen, Gloria Reischman was more like a general than a florist Friday as she commanded her work force the day before Village Floral’s biggest sale day of the year.
KDOT to hold dialogue sessions for study
February 18, 2009
The Kansas Department of Transportation will play host to a series of community dialogue sessions to gain public input and insight into the 5-County Regional Transportation Study.
Governor signs budget-cutting bill
Sebelius calls for cooperation from Republicans to break cash-flow impasse
February 18, 2009
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday signed a budget-cutting bill but reduced the size of the cut for public schools and then called for cooperation from Republican legislative leaders to break a cash-flow impasse that has threatened state employee paychecks.
McLouth Happenings
February 18, 2009
Thank you to all who supported the “Our Community Cares” project in January.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
February 18, 2009
A great-grandma, Nettie Brown, who also remembers the Great Depression, said the other day: “God never gives us a load or problem too big, more than we can bear or handle.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 18, 2009
Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger had lunch with Eugene and Edna Sawyer in Atchison recently.
Library Corner
February 18, 2009
Once a year, the Kansas Center for the Book presents a month-and-a-half-long program called Kansas Reads.
Evans plans to purchase banners
February 18, 2009
If you think downtown needs a little something to make it look more inviting, you’re not alone.
Tonganoxie Middle School first semester honor roll
February 18, 2009
Fifth through eighth grade.
Springdale News
February 18, 2009
John and Cora Moses attended a Groundhog Day supper Feb. 2 at Ozawkie at the Methodist Church. It was a buffet-style dinner and the food was very good.
County bracing for budget cuts
State aid in highway, grant funding biggest areas of concern in Leavenworth
February 18, 2009
As money continues to tighten on the state level, county officials say budget crunches probably will not be felt until next year.
Officials optimistic after trip to Capitol
February 18, 2009
After a two-night, three-day and 2,000-mile whirlwind trip to Washington D.C., Mike Yanez, city administrator, and Tom Putthoff, city council, had a good feeling about their meetings with federal leaders.
Remember when a community review
February 18, 2009
Kansas celebrated its 138th birthday on Friday, Jan. 29. To celebrate, Gov. Graves, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate rededicated the Representative Hall after its $400,000 restoration. The chamber was restored to its original time, including murals on the ceiling that depict the rich history of the state.
Commuter forecast for Feb. 18, 2009
February 18, 2009
This morning’s commute is going to be a cold and windy one.