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What are the top 10 stories of 2010?

Response Percent
THS wins Class 4A four-state debate title
 
10%
Harsh winter, which caused obstacles for city and county crews
 
8%
Turnpike interchange for Tonganoxie
 
8%
Budget cuts for school district and city
 
8%
Jeff Brandua hired as new police chief
 
8%
First Tonganoxie Education Hall of Fame class inducted
 
8%
Connor Olson
 
7%
Tonganoxie Post Office moves
 
7%
Resignations of mayor and council members during course of year
 
5%
McLouth High football player Trevor Roberts loses leg
 
5%
USD 464 plans bond issue
 
5%
Kansas Sampler Festival comes to Leavenworth County
 
4%
Missing Tonganoxie man reunites with family
 
4%
New Linwood Library opens
 
4%
Coffee roaster glitch causes carbon monoxide scare
 
2%
Total 70

All stories

Smith: Wrestler has to make up for mistake
December 14, 2010
The stage was set for Tonganoxie High junior wrestler Nick Pursel to make his program proud. Instead, a lapse in judgment sullied everything.
Loaded Eudora tournament proves challenging for Chieftains
December 14, 2010
The Eudora Tournament of Champions lived up to its name for a number of Tonganoxie High wrestlers this past weekend.
Grappling for medals
5 Chieftains qualify for bracket matches at Eudora
December 14, 2010
Five of 13 THS wrestlers advanced from their Friday pools to the Saturday brackets to earn top-eight finishes and lead Tonganoxie to an eighth-place finish in the team standings.
THS boys fall as zone offense stops clicking
December 14, 2010
After dissecting Bishop Ward’s zone early on, the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team couldn’t maintain that success in the second half Tuesday and fell to the Cyclones, 59-56.
Point guard’s 3 keys Tonganoxie girls ‘W’
December 14, 2010
With a knock-down jumper from an unexpected source, the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team rallied from a deficit for its first win of the season on Tuesday.
Police chief to search for options for new station
December 14, 2010
The Tonganoxie City Council gave Police Chief Jeff Brandau permission Monday to “window shop” for a new home for his department.
Community bonds
Tonganoxie students build relationships with young, old
December 14, 2010
Molly O’Hagan sat Saturday on the arm of a sofa next to Dolly Mark, their hands laced as tightly as the spelling of the last four letters of their first names.
Readers can cast votes for top stories of 2010
December 14, 2010
Soon the calendar will turn to 2011, but before it does, The Mirror wants your input in determining the top stories of 2010.
Border war’ talk downplayed at LCDC meeting
December 14, 2010
Leavenworth County Development Corporation executive director Steve Jack last week downplayed talk of a business “border war” in the Kansas City area between Kansas and Missouri.
McMillon announces she won’t seek re-election in April
December 14, 2010
Mildred McMillon has been a longtime school board member, serving on the state board, as well as the Tonganoxie school board, for more than 25 years.
Letters to the editor: Let citizens vote on judges; Animal ordinance makes sense
December 14, 2010
Letters to the editor
Special board meeting is Monday
December 14, 2010
The school board continues to move forward with plans for an April bond issue. A special board meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss the facility plan presentation for new facilities.
Jarbalo Jottings
December 14, 2010
Old-timers from this area will remember William and Maude Somers and their family, who lived southwest of town for many years. He was instrumental in getting the Jarbalo Rural High School built, and all of their nine children graduated from there.
Springdale News
December 14, 2010
Aubrey Gillaspie spent Dec. 1-3 with her great-grandma Evelyn Schwinn. Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed lunch Dec. 6 at Applebee’s with Ed and Peggy and Drew Gillaspie.
McLouth Happenings
December 14, 2010
Churches of McLouth will celebrate Jesus Christ and Christmas on Sunday and the public is invited.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 14, 2010
We have in our midst a young man from California who is so thrilled, so awed at what we have and we just take it for granted.
Councilwoman questions $30,000 extension of Fourth Street sidewalks
December 14, 2010
Fourth Street’s phase 3 improvements are finished, but the project still stirs controversy.
Remember When: A community review
December 14, 2010
Springdale News: Frances Schwinn, rural McLouth, celebrated his 80th birthday on Nov. 19, 2000, at a dinner party in McLouth, hosted by his family. Springdale News: Joy and Tyler Ewert are proud parents of a new daughter, Madison Noel, born Nov. 10, 2000.
New contract limits duties of city’s answering service
December 14, 2010
The Tonganoxie City Council approved a contract Monday with the J&M Answering Service manned by former Mayor Mike Vestal, which strips away much of its duties but keeps its compensation at $14,000 a year.
McLouth boys capture Marmaton Valley crown
December 14, 2010
With defense and balanced production, the McLouth High boys basketball team went 2-1 and won the Marmaton Valley Tournament in Moran this past week.
THS FCCLA students leading gift basket drive
Proceeds to help families in need during the holidays
December 14, 2010
Let the bidding begin at Tonganoxie High School basketball games.