Archive for Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Special school board meeting
May 6, 2009
The Tonganoxie School District now has a written policy in accepting out-of-district students
K-12, higher education leaders slam House’s proposed budget cuts
May 6, 2009
The newest House Republican leadership plan to cut the budget was getting slammed today by representatives of public schools and higher education.
THS softball swept at Lansing
May 6, 2009
The Tonganoxie High softball team was no-hit in its first game at Lansing on Tuesday night before giving the Lions a scare in the second half of a doubleheader.
Commuter forecast, May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009
Highway 24 near Grantville is down to one lane this morning. There’s also a fair amount of fog this morning, so drive with caution.
Lack of service perplexes residents
Conditions improve at Sundance Apartments after renters voice concerns
May 6, 2009
Driving into the Sundance Apartment complex today, it looks a lot different from the outside than it did a week ago.
Forensics finishes 3rd at state
May 6, 2009
The usual suspects led the pack at the Class 4A State Speech and Drama Championship on Saturday at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka.
Couple cancels honeymoon trip to Mexico
May 6, 2009
Hollie Fritz and Justin Van Dyke, both of Tonganoxie, will exchange vows in just a few days.
Signs tell possible flu sufferers to stay away
May 6, 2009
Despite only a handful of reported cases of H1N1 flu virus in the state, Leavenworth County Health Department officials are still keeping a vigilant eye on the situation to make sure residents are safe.
County dispatcher becomes health drink guru
May 6, 2009
About a year and a half ago, Amy Aaron said she was at a low point in her life.
Springdale News
May 6, 2009
Peggy and Ed Gillaspie vacationed in Branson, Mo., for World Fest during the weekend of April 25.
Remember When: A Community Review
May 6, 2009
Knitting for health and happiness: When Althea Koerth started knitting, she was not aware of the demand
County waits for ruling on state gas tax lawsuit
May 6, 2009
Leavenworth County is still backing Shawnee County’s plan to sue the state for shorting some counties on gas tax revenues since 1999.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 6, 2009
Many times in today’s world you hear, “Is it just me and old father time or what?”
McLouth Happenings
May 6, 2009
American Legion Auxiliary No. 393 will sponsor its annual Bake Sale and Luncheon at the Community Center on Saturday.
Neighbors
Ty Poell
May 6, 2009
Occupation: Tonganoxie Elementary School assistant principal.
KTA preps for bridge work on Interstate 70
May 6, 2009
Before the Kansas Turnpike can dismantle one bridge and implode another, it first must close half of the East Lawrence interchange.
Five questions: PTK is on the way
LCDC hires firm to help sell the county
May 6, 2009
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation is in negotiations with Pearcy, Tice, Krizman Communications, Inc. to market the county’s assets.
Parkinson agrees to coal-burning plant
May 6, 2009
In a stunning development, Gov. Mark Parkinson and Sunflower Electric Power Corp. on Monday signed an agreement over the coal-fired electric power project that has strangled Kansas politics for nearly two years.