Archive for Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Wizards shut out Chicago
October 13, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards secured a significant road victory at Chicago on Tuesday in a 2-0 win over the Fire that tightens the MLS Cup playoff race with two weeks remaining in the regular season.
Register now for Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball
October 13, 2010
Registration is now open for the 2010-2011 season of Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball.
Library having ‘Photo Scavenger Hunt’ contest
October 13, 2010
The Tonganoxie Public Library is playing host to a Fourth Street Photo Scavenger Hunt.
Gilner appointed to vacant Tonganoxie City Council seat
October 13, 2010
On a night Tonganoxie City Council members agreed dialogue with USD 464 was needed regarding the consequences of a coming school bond issue, a longtime district educator was appointed to a vacant city council sea
Council agrees meeting with school board needed regarding bond issue
October 13, 2010
As the first step toward a possible joint meeting with the school board, the Tonganoxie City Council instructed city staff to prepare a list of infrastructure needs a successful USD 464 bond issue would require and its impact on the city.
High bids put anticipated fire station project on hold
October 13, 2010
Bids higher than available funds have put a planned expansion of the Tonganoxie fire station on hold.
Administrator discusses Tonganoxie missing AYP
McLouth also misses standard
October 13, 2010
The Tonganoxie School District missed the mark for the Annual Yearly Progress as part of No Child Left Behind, but joined an increasing number of districts to not meet the guidelines from the previous year.
Remember When: A community review
October 13, 2010
Tonganoxie’s new Reading Recovery program last week received a $10,000 scholarship to help fund training for the district’s Reading Recovery teacher, Deniece Wakeman. (Tammie George, assistant principal at the Tonganoxie Elementary School, said there were only 10 scholarships given in the United States.)
Area columnists: Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room, Springdale News, McLouth Happenings, Jarbalo Jottings
October 13, 2010
I still, as I grew up doing, bring plants or starts (cuttings) of plants into the house to winter over into the spring. I enjoy the fragrance of their blooming on my window sills.
Dangers of radon
October 13, 2010
Radon, a tasteless, odorless, colorless, radioactive gas produced from the decay of uranium, is naturally found in nearly all soils.
Commuter forecast for October 13, 2010
October 13, 2010
The skies will be clearing into the afternoon with temperatures staying cool. No weather-related traffic delays will slow you down.
Maple Leaf time
Fall festival this weekend in Baldwin City
October 13, 2010
Every fall, on the third weekend in October, thousands of people descend on Baldwin City in southern Douglas County for the annual Maple Leaf Festival, billed as the area’s largest fall family festival. The festival’s official Web site and committee provides answers to questions about the event.
Leavenworth County to offer early satellite voting
October 13, 2010
If Leavenworth County voters don’t want to head to the polls on election day this year, the polls will be coming to them in the southern portion of the county.
Comment: Dangers of radon
October 13, 2010
Radon, a tasteless, odorless, colorless, radioactive gas produced from the decay of uranium, is naturally found in nearly all soils.
Football game to turn pink for breast cancer awareness
October 13, 2010
Tonganoxie and Basehor-Linwood will be going pink at the Friday, Oct. 22 football game in Tonganoxie.
Knights of Columbus to have viewing of ‘Blood Money’
October 13, 2010
Knights of Columbus Council 11352 will have a film presentation of “Blood Money,” a documentary about the abortion industry. It will start at 7 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie.