Archive for Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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Linwood man at KU Hospital following head-on collision
February 10, 2010
A Linwood man remains at an area hospital after being taken by air ambulance from the scene of a head-on collision.
Tonganoxie police calls filed Feb. 3-8, 2010
February 10, 2010
Tonganoxie police calls filed Feb. 3-8, 2010
Kaw Valley League boys basketball standings
February 10, 2010
Kaw Valley League boys basketball standings
Kaw Valley League girls basketball standings
February 10, 2010
Kaw Valley League girls basketball standings.
Tonganoxie police calls filed Feb. 9, 2010
February 10, 2010
Tonganoxie police calls filed Feb. 9, 2010
Commuter forecast for February 10, 2010
February 10, 2010
It’s going to be another cold start to the day today. Expect to run into some reduced speeds along I-70, otherwise bundle up and drive safely.
District finds savings loophole
February 10, 2010
A handful of Tonganoxie school district educators submitted their letters of retirement to the Tonganoxie School Board.
Feel the heat’
Tonganoxie firefighters participate in special training that uses real-life scenario for fighting fires
February 10, 2010
John Callaghan, deputy fire chief for the Tonganoxie Fire Department, sprays an upstairs room of a house just north of U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie with some diesel before lighting the fuel on fire.
Neighbors: Dana Slawson Splichal
February 10, 2010
Dana Slawson Splichal works at Kramer & Associates CPAs, and participate in auditing various governmental agencies, non-profit organizations and construction companies.
Conservationists recognized at annual banquet
February 10, 2010
The Leavenworth County Conservation District held its annual dinner and meeting Jan. 30 at the Lansing Community Center.
Kuhre studying abroad
February 10, 2010
Brayden Kuhre, 24, of Denver, recently was accepted into the Golden Key International Honor Society.
TMS raises money for Haiti
February 10, 2010
Tonganoxie Middle School students raised $470.36 for Haitian disaster relief recently.
TCHS soup feed is Thursday at Methodist church
February 10, 2010
The annual Tonganoxie Community Historical Society soup meal will take place from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.
THS thespians to stage “You Can’t Take It With You”
February 10, 2010
The stage at Tonganoxie High School will play host to a production of “You Can’t Take It With You,” a 1930s play written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.
Cupid counseling
Tips on how to make Valentine’s Day special
February 10, 2010
Rae Sedgwick, a Bonner Springs licensed psychologist who practices family and marriage counseling, offers her take on how to ensure a happy Valentine’s Day for couples.
McLouth’s king, queen candidates announced
February 10, 2010
The McLouth High School King and Queen of Courts coronation will take place during halftime of the McLouth boys varsity basketball game Friday at the MHS gymnasium.
VFW honors students for hero-related essays
February 10, 2010
Students at Tonganoxie Middle School and Tonganoxie High School recently were recognized for their excellence in the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual essay competition.
Kansas Sampler committee confident about progress
February 10, 2010
As the 2010 Kansas Sampler Festival approaches, host-city Leavenworth is ready to go.
Squirrels slow to show at scramble
February 10, 2010
When Aaron Kaser and his two stepsons, Christjen, 9, and Hunter Schmidt, 8, signed up to participate in some squirrel hunting, he wanted to spend some time doing things dads and sons do.
McLouth Happenings
February 10, 2010
The Gloryland Quartet from Meriden will lead a worship with southern gospel music at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of McLouth. Everyone is welcome.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
February 10, 2010
Aprons were a mainstay in any woman’s wardrobe as I grew up. They perhaps had more aprons than they had dresses for that matter.
Civic Club to play to area blood drive
February 10, 2010
Tonganoxie Civic Club is teaming up with Community Blood Center for a blood drive. The blood drive will be 2-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at the Tonganoxie VFW Hall, 910 E. First St.
THS students plan Valentine’s Day fundraiser
February 10, 2010
The Tonganoxie High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter is selling items for Valentine’s Day. Red, pink and white carnations are being sold for $1.50 each. A bag of chocolate kisses tied to a red heart-shaped helium balloon sells for $3.
Springdale news
February 10, 2010
Herbert and Genevieve Schwinn, Evelyn Schwinn, Myron and Jody Schwinn, Mary Barbara Allen, and Carolyn Thomas met on Herbert’s birthday Jan. 28 at Montana Mike’s in Lawrence.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 10, 2010
Our “youngest lady” in the area will be 98 years old Tuesday, Feb. 23. She is Bid Sheppard. Let’s give her a birthday card shower. Her address is 21452 Dempsey Rd. Leavenworth 66048.
Remember When
February 10, 2010
10 years ago: Jan. 26, 2000: Deaths: Wilbur Allen “Mac” McPherson died Nov. 27. Burial was at Lowell Cemetery; Betty J. Tinberg, 70, Tonganoxie, died Jan. 21, 2000.
Last-minute bills
February 10, 2010
Last week marked the deadline for state lawmakers and most committees to introduce legislation this session. Among the last-minute bills is one that could change how your property taxes are figured.
Shortage of 911 dispatchers causing overload in county
February 10, 2010
Amy Aaron said her work as a Leavenworth County dispatcher is stressful.