Archive for Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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Tonganoxie youth in critical condition at local hospital
September 30, 2009
A 2-year-old Tonganoxie girl is in critical condition at an area hospital after a gate fell on her in rural Tonganoxie.
Kerry Roberts Basketball League opens registration
03:47 p.m., September 30, 2009 Updated 11:55 a.m.
Registration is now open for the 2009-2010 season of Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball.
Flu shots to be administered in Tonganoxie, Baldwin City
September 30, 2009
Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation, and Hospice is offering seasonal flu vaccinations for anyone 18 and older in Tonganoxie and Baldwin City.
Bonner Springs resident hospitalized after ATV accident
September 30, 2009
A Bonner Springs resident was transported to the hospital after colliding with a cow on an all-terrain vehicle.
Commuter forecast for September 30, 2009
September 30, 2009
The drive this morning should be a dry one as the rain and storms won’t hit the area until late Wednesday night. Expect the same minor traffic delays that have been plaguing the drive from Lawrence to Topeka and Lawrence to Kansas City. Drive safely.
County Road 1 could open at end of week
September 30, 2009
Crews are scheduled to start melting strips of thermoplastic into the fresh pavement atop a new Leavenworth County Road 1 beginning today.
‘Perfect’ weather attracts runners
September 30, 2009
Phil Struble wasn’t expecting to be the first person to cross the finish line during the 5K run/walk Saturday.
Area renter thought to be victim of fraud
September 30, 2009
Renters beware: The person you’re renting from might not be the owner or true real estate agent of a property.
Telephone scam targeting veterans of the armed forces
September 30, 2009
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six is warning Kansas veterans of a new scam targeting those who served the United States in the armed forces.
Community historical society announces October events
September 30, 2009
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have various demonstrations in October.
Republicans to have town hall meeting
September 30, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Party Central Committee will play host to a town hall meeting from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terr., in Lansing.
Tonganoxie School District reports increase in illness in recent weeks
September 30, 2009
The Tonganoxie School District is experiencing its share of illness this school year and is adding sanitizer dispensers in hopes of reducing the spread of sickness.
Board takes close look at long-term growth, gives nod to hiring Title I teacher
September 30, 2009
A bond issue or forming a cooperative with the Leavenworth County Fair Association to utilize space at the fairgrounds for district needs could be short-term solutions to crowding classrooms in Tonganoxie.
Events planned for Harris family
September 30, 2009
Some events have been planned Saturday for Amy and Jeremy Harris, who recently were injured in a motorcycle accident:
Buying Locally
September 30, 2009
Did you know that when you spend your money at locally owned businesses, the bulk of that money stays in our community and eventually comes back to you in one form or another?
Bargain hunters can pick up maps for city garage sale
September 30, 2009
The fifth annual Tonganoxie City-wide Garage Sale is fast approaching and there are various ways to let people know about your sale.
Bulldogs rallying all week long for McLouth homecoming
September 30, 2009
McLouth High School is having a “Rally at the Dog Pound.”
Administrator takes blame for communication breakdown
September 30, 2009
The Tonganoxie city administrator is taking full responsibility for the lack of communication between the city and residents regarding the construction on Second and Cox streets.
Sidewalk work for program set to get under way Monday
September 30, 2009
Tonganoxie appears to be on its way to making it safer for kids to walk or bike to school.
Springdale News
September 30, 2009
Bill and Brenda Schwinn celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16 while on a trip to Nebraska.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
September 30, 2009
Back to my mother-in-law and her amazing world.
McLouth Happenings
September 30, 2009
American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 393 will have a meeting for all veterans and their families desiring to learn more about their earned VA benefits at 4:10 p.m. Friday.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 30, 2009
There will be a chili and soup supper at Jarbalo United Methodist Church on Friday, Oct. 9 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Neighbor: Dirk Scates
September 30, 2009
Dirk Scates,sSenior minister, Tonganoxie Christian Church.
Military scholarship fund set to have rug sale fundraiser
September 30, 2009
An Oriental and Persian rug sale will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Hareny Sports Complex gymnasium at Fort Leavenworth, 185 Fourth St., beside Strike Zone Bowling Alley.
Liquor stores open doors for first Sunday
September 30, 2009
The final numbers are in and even more people voted in favor of selling liquor on Sunday.
Remember when: A community review
September 30, 2009
Deaths: Charles G. Ewing, former Olathe resident, age 83, now of Leavenworth, died Sept. 5, 1999.