Archive for Thursday, May 14, 2009

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Two accidents on U.S. 24-40 in Tonganoxie; one involves injury
02:15 p.m., May 14, 2009 Updated 02:21 p.m.
U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie was the scene of two separate accidents Thursday.
THS splits with Ward in finale
May 14, 2009
The Tonganoxie High baseball team wrapped up its regular season on Wednesday at Leavenworth County Fairgrounds with a loss and a win.
Former Lawrence lawmaker is Parkinson’s pick for lieutenant governor
09:54 a.m., May 14, 2009 Updated 01:44 p.m.
Gov. Mark Parkinson on Thursday picked his chief of staff, Troy Findley, a former Lawrence legislator, to be lieutenant governor.
Commuter forecast, May 14, 2009
May 14, 2009
There will be some daytime roadwork on Highway 24 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. You can also expect routine roadwork on the west side of Kansas City.
Ag Hall opens poultry museum
May 14, 2009
In November 1994 an optimistic group of poultry lovers gathered to dedicate the Hatchery Building at the National Agriculture Hall of Fame. That was only the beginning of what would become a 15-year, painstaking process of raising funds and artifacts to pull together the group’s true vision.
Healthy practices can assist in defense against swine flu
May 14, 2009
The hot, current news item is the flu. In this case, it is influenza H1N1, or more commonly known as “swine flu.” H1N1 is one of several types of influenza (flu) virus that causes respiratory disease that can spread between people.
BBQ festival prepares for Sandstone debut
May 14, 2009
When a sweet, tangy, smoky aroma begins to fill the air next week, it will be a good sign the Great American Barbecue Festival has arrived. The festival will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 22-24, and will, for the first time ever, be at the Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone.
Bagworm season approaching fast in N.E. Kansas
May 14, 2009
We have just about reached the time for bagworms to emerge and start feeding on our trees.