Archive for Wednesday, July 15, 2009

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Schlitterbahn waterpark offers sneak peek today
July 15, 2009
Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark will open for a sneak peek beginning at 10 a.m. today. Finishing touches are still being made to the park, but visitors will have the opportunity to play on available rides and attractions.
Lawrence softball team holding tryouts
July 15, 2009
The Lawrence Hummers 16-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts and accepting calls for private tryouts if those dates don’t work.
Commuter Forecast for July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009
Temperatures will start off warm and humid, and we’ll have to contend with thunderstorms during the commute today.
Career certificate programs abundant in area
July 15, 2009
A change in careers doesn’t have to be as scary, or take as long, as one might think.
Considering career change? Take time for research
July 15, 2009
Starting a new career requires time and thorough research, advises department heads at several area schools.
Community colleges offer options for adult education
July 15, 2009
From job clubs to personal interest courses to acquiring skills to attract employment continuing education divisions have plenty to offer those searching for a new career or getting back into the workforce.
Small Business Development Centers offer adult education for entrepreneurs
July 15, 2009
Before opening her restaurant on Lawrence’s Vermont Street, Hilary Brown found help two doors away at the Kansas University Small Business Development Center.
Online programs offer a good fit for professionals
July 15, 2009
Kenzlow Scott outlined a few factors to keep in mind when searching for an online program of study.
Resources plentiful for adults making return to school
July 15, 2009
For adults going back to school for a secondary or graduate degree, awareness of the resources offered by their college is key.
Financial aid office a must stop for returning students
July 15, 2009
The decision has been made to go back to college, but now here comes the big question: How will you pay for this new, expensive endeavor?
Yellow Ribbon Program to help veterans with college tuition costs
12:05 a.m., July 15, 2009 Updated 03:36 p.m.
The program is a provision to the Post 9-11 G.I. Bill.
New waterpark provides entertainment, jobs to the area
July 15, 2009
Riding a tube around an 1,800-foot river and sliding down a completely black, enclosed water slide were the most popular experiences to be had last week during a sneak peek of the new Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark.
Local youths partake in TRC summer play
July 15, 2009
A production of “The Paper Bag Bandit Rides Again” was Wednesday, July 8 at the Tonganoxie High School Performing Arts Center.
Superintendent assesses cash balances
July 15, 2009
Cash balances for the Tonganoxie School District are far less today than they were three years ago, Superintendent Kyle Hayden said at Monday’s school board meeting.
Immune efficient
July 15, 2009
Nancy Tausz, director of disease containment with the Johnson County Health Department discusses new immunization requirements.
Police issue warning regarding unlicensed tattoo operations
July 15, 2009
Leavenworth police have received several leads since warning the public about unlicensed tattoo artists operating in the city.
Local soldier back from tour
July 15, 2009
Army Sgt. Ryan Kesinger, son of Wayne and Debbie Kesinger, Tonganoxie, recently returned to Fort Sill, Okla., after serving his second tour of duty in Iraq.
McLouth Happenings
July 15, 2009
McLouth’s ninth annual community church social, “Celebrating Freedom,” will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday at the McLouth Church of the Nazarene fellowship hall.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
July 15, 2009
I like to save old clippings and have found some rare ones, including some poems and stories.
Springdale News
July 15, 2009
Danny, Linda and Rick Schwinn entertained with a potluck supper on July 4 for friends and relatives, followed by fireworks at dark.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 15, 2009
The Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, July 8, at the Fellowship Hall.
Remember When: a community review
July 15, 2009
Goatman Still Active: “They have a delightful disposition,” says 84 year-old Ahman Karr of Tonganoxie.
Neighbors: Gayle Parker
July 15, 2009
Occupation: Director, Tonganoxie Recreation Commission.
Council agrees to move utility poles
July 15, 2009
Fourth Street Phase III is back on… again.
MBA programs cater to working adults’ needs
July 15, 2009
With a national unemployment level at nearly 10 percent, and with no foreseeable end to the trend, some people have stopped thinking about their briefcase and started thinking about a backpack.
Dog laws to remain unchanged
July 15, 2009
All dogs might go to heaven, but certain breeds won’t be going to Tonganoxie.
Brownback rallies party at GOP barbecue
July 15, 2009
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback called for party unity while speaking at a Leavenworth County Republican Party barbecue Saturday in Tonganoxie.
Did you know?
July 15, 2009
Did you know that the 13th Annual Amelia Earhart Festival is fast approaching?
Cause of McLouth fire still unknown
July 15, 2009
McLouth Fire Chief Carl Chalfant said he and the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s office will continue to investigate the cause of a June 25 house fire in McLouth.