Archive for Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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Intersection project moving forward
04:32 p.m., June 3, 2009 Updated 07:42 p.m.
On Wednesday afternoon city officials opened the bids for a project that will make significant improvements to the intersection at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Main Street.
Council to decide placement of utility poles on Fourth Street
01:41 p.m., June 3, 2009 Updated 07:42 p.m.
There are still more delays for street improvements along Fourth Street.
Lawrence prepares for downtown Harley invasion
Group also plans to visit Moon Marble Co.
June 3, 2009
Lawrence, get ready for a little horsepower harmony.
Ironman still seeking volunteers
June 3, 2009
Lawrence-area residents are answering the call for volunteers, but organizers of Ironman 70.3 Kansas say they’re looking for about 75 to 100 more people to pick up.
GOD TV founders buy Linwood mansion
June 3, 2009
Linwood is not Hollywood, but the small Leavenworth County town of about 400 people is now home to a pair of international TV personalities.
Shrine on: More than 7,500 flock to fairgrounds for rodeo
June 3, 2009
Last year there was only one way to describe the Abdallah Shrine Rodeo: Muddy.
Liquor ordinance in question
Officials in Topeka say Tonganoxie measure not in line with state law
June 3, 2009
The Tonganoxie City Council approved a liquor ordinance about a year ago that allowed liquor stores to be open on certain holidays while also avoiding Sunday retail liquor sales.
Next senior citizens meeting set for Monday evening
June 3, 2009
The next senior citizens meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Florence Riford Senior Center, 530 Bury in Tonganoxie.
4-H’ers learn survival skills at June tech zone day camp
June 3, 2009
The 2009 4-H Tech Zone day camp will offer youth entering fifth through seventh grades an opportunity to design and build models of ways to provide the power needed to “survive” on a seemingly deserted island.
In the senate
Tom Holland reflects on time in Topeka
June 3, 2009
What is it like being a new senator for Kansas?
Band seeking members
June 3, 2009
The Tonganoxie Community Band once again is looking for some musicians.
Pastor’s Corner
June 3, 2009
There are two events that most people do not think are imminent. The first event is the day of our death.
Tongie Office Supply opens for business
June 3, 2009
Robin Wiegand was helping her aunt at her home-based business when the business’ printer ran out of ink.
THS grad joins Peace Corps, prepares for Fiji
June 3, 2009
A Tonganoxie High School and Kansas State University graduate is now on her way to Fiji after being accepted into the Peace Corps.
Springdale News
June 3, 2009
Johnny and Jackie Schwinn entertained with a luncheon reception on Saturday for their daughter, Amy Jo, a recent graduate of Kansas State University.
Jarbalo Jottings
June 3, 2009
Laurie Cleavinger graduated May 15 from Kansas State University with a doctor of philosophy degree in curriculum and instruction.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
June 3, 2009
What’s more precious to us than our families, our loved ones? Our world revolves around them.
BBQ masters head to McLouth
June 3, 2009
On Saturday, the air in McLouth will be filled with the smell of smoked meats as the 18th Annual BBQ Blowout comes to town.
BOCC looks at tax incentives for new businesses
June 3, 2009
The Board of County Commissioners is looking for ways to increase its tax base to lessen the burden of property taxes on the residents of the county.
Remember When: a community review
June 3, 2009
Tonganoxie High School graduated an especially large class of seniors last Saturday evening.
Commuter Forecast for June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009
We should have some morning sprinkles, but not enough to stop road work from commencing.
THS grad earns summer internship at KSU agency
June 3, 2009
Tonganoxie High School graduate Nicole Allen has been named a 2009 summer intern for Kansas State University Research and Extension.
Tonganoxie Days around the corner
June 3, 2009
Barbecue enthusiasts are going to be gearing up for another Tonganoxie Days.