Archive for Wednesday, March 4, 2009

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Commuter forecast, March 4, 2009
March 4, 2009
Look forward to a great commute with no delays expected.
City will mull over budget cuts Monday
March 4, 2009
The federal government won’t be stimulating Tonganoxie’s economy and now city officials will have to take a closer look at its pocket book.
School staffs unite for wellness program
March 4, 2009
Tonganoxie Middle School teachers have a cheering section at lunchtime most school days at TMS.
County evaluates ways to fund roads, bridge
March 4, 2009
As economic stimulus money may not be available to Leavenworth County from the Mid-America Regional Council, county officials are looking at plan B.
5 Questions: Bit ’o Irish
St. Patrick’s Day parade fast approaching
March 4, 2009
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade once again is coming to Tonganoxie. Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce director Cheryl Hanback discusses this year’s parade.
KDOT to host discussion on 5-county transportation study
March 4, 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.
City to change policy for notification of overdue water bills
March 4, 2009
The city of Tonganoxie is going to take a tougher stance against residents who habitually are late on their water bills.
Weather causes damage to 80-year-old barn
March 4, 2009
Sometimes people just have bad luck.
State, county prepare for severe weather awareness
March 4, 2009
Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week activities begin Monday.
Heating costs for city building still unknown
March 4, 2009
Now that the malfunction in the heating system has been fixed, propane consumption at the new Tonganoxie public works building has started to cool off.
MARC bypasses county for funding selection
March 4, 2009
The Mid-America Regional Council has $24 million to give to its members as part of President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Springdale News
March 4, 2009
On Feb. 22, Bill and Brenda Schwinn, Bret and Kyle, Johnny and Adam Schwinn and David Roggenkamp went to Kansas City, Mo., for the Western Farm Show.
Pastor’s Corner
March 4, 2009
Just more than six weeks ago, I became a father for the second time. My new daughter is officially the cutest little girl in Tonganoxie, but cuteness comes at a cost. Aside from the lack of sleep, cuteness officially cost more than $16,000 in doctor and hospital fees.
Library Corner
March 4, 2009
Computer Café is now open.
McLouth Happenings
March 4, 2009
Due to the economy, there are families in our community in need of food. The food pantry at Pathway to Life Church welcomes donations. Non-perishable items may be delivered to the church, 201 E. Lucy in McLouth.
Jarbalo Jottings
March 4, 2009
The annual Jarbalo United Methodist Church pancake supper will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 13 at the church.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
March 4, 2009
Memories of the Great Depression: I was asked recently to share some of my memories of those days. Even in those days of want and doing without, you could see many who were worse off than you. We always had a home and plenty to eat.
Slight growth at Legends
March 4, 2009
Two restaurants recently closed at The Legends at Village West and even though officials say the economy might have played a factor in these closings, Legends General Manager Chuck Oglesby says the entertainment and shopping district is still holding its own.
Fish fries continue at Sacred Heart
March 4, 2009
The Tonganoxie Knights of Columbus fish fries will continue this week. Fish fries will take place every Friday, concluding March 27.
Remember When: A community review
March 4, 2009
Births: Wes and Jenny Manning are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Madison, Feb. 4, 1999; John and Crystal Thurston, Oskaloosa, wish to announce the birth of their son, Cooper Edwin, Jan. 14, 1999.
Valuation numbers in Leavenworth County increase slightly
March 4, 2009
There was virtually no growth in valuation in Leavenworth County, according to the appraiser’s office, but in these tough economic times, it’s not as bad as it could be.
Tonganoxie students compete against area schools at Olympiad
March 4, 2009
The snow-packed roads kept some schools away, but more than 600 students braved the weather Saturday to attend the 25th annual regional Science Olympiad at Johnson County Community College.