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TMS student wins $1,000 for essay submission
English teacher also awarded money toward school supplies for having most essay submissions in state
November 24, 2010
Eighth-grader Mara Hebert headed to Monday’s school assembly with her fellow Tonganoxie Middle School students planning to hear about accomplishments and other news like any other assembly.
Leavenworth County United Way drive ends short of 2010 goal
November 24, 2010
At the official end of the 2010 campaign, the United Way of Leavenworth County announced it had reached about 80 percent of its 2010 goal of $375,000.
Weather helps tree lighting draw large crowd downtown
November 24, 2010
As he introduced two Tonganoxie Elementary School students selected to light the Mayor’s Christmas Tree, Mayor Jason Ward linked the theme of Saturday’s event of “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” with the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Project.
Gift of a Day’ features some old, favorite tunes
November 24, 2010
Tonganoxie resident Dolores Finley heard her favorite barbershop quartet music as a special gift.
Reno Bobwhites 4-H Club report
November 24, 2010
The regular monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites was held on October 7, 2010 and was the first for some of the newly elected 4-Hers in office.
Springdale News
November 24, 2010
The Springdale community wants to extend its sympathy to the passing of Barbara Lawrence, who was a former resident of Springdale. She passed away Nov. 14 in Indianapolis. She will be buried at McLouth Cemetery.
Saturation patrol tonight in Tonganoxie
November 24, 2010
The Tonganoxie Police Department, in conjunction with the Kansas Highway Patrol, will be conducting saturation patrols tonight throughout Tonganoxie.
FSA accepting applications until Dec. 1 deadline
November 24, 2010
Deadlines for the USDA Farm Service Agency to accept applications for this year’s crops have been established by the Kansas State FSA Committee.
County makes janitorial expense cuts
November 24, 2010
Leavenworth County will cut back on its janitorial expenses next year, although it will mean some county employees will have to add cleaning and vacuuming to their list of duties.
Developmental screening free for kids 5 and under
November 24, 2010
A free developmental screening is available from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, at First Baptist Church of Basehor, 1410 N. 155th St.
Bonner Springs couple endures being stranded on ocean liner
November 24, 2010
Roger and Sheila Miller thought their cruise along the Mexican Riviera would bring seven days of magic, relaxation and adventure. The adventure, however, was much more than they bargained for.
Wizards unveil new name to go with new soccer stadium
November 24, 2010
Fans who recently purchased Kansas City Wizards gear can now add it to the “throwback” category because the club has a new name.