Archive for Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Chieftains baseball nabs 1st ‘W’
April 6, 2011
The Tonganoxie High baseball team secured its first win of the season on Tuesday at Jeff West.
KDOT awards bid for County Road 5 work
April 6, 2011
The Kansas Department of Transportation announced today approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance and a county road near Tonganoxie is one of the projects included in the successful bidding.
Soccer friendly: Bartels, Simmons share signing day
April 6, 2011
It came as no surprise to anyone who knows Alex Bartels and Carson Simmons that the two shared a college signing day ceremony.
ELECTION CENTRAL: Becker will replace outgoing Mildred McMillon on school board
April 6, 2011
A retired carpenter will be the newest member of the Tonganoxie school board.
ELECTION CENTRAL: Bixby replaces Crook on council as Peak wins first election
April 6, 2011
A new face will be joining the Tonganoxie City Council.
ELECTION CENTRAL: USD 464 bond issue fails by about 100 shy of 2-to-1 margin
April 6, 2011
Tonganoxie USD 464 voters soundly said no to a $26.9 million bond issue Tuesday.
Down to a science
THS 4th in division at Kansas Science Olympiad
April 6, 2011
Dane Erickson and Marcus Titterington have been partners in the Write It Do It competition for Science Olympiad since seventh grade.
2011 elections brings blight to city’s agenda
April 6, 2011
The USD 464 bond referendum on Tuesday’s ballot overshadowed races for the Tonganoxie City Council, but city officials and the mayor see the need to respond to an issue citizens raised during the campaigns.
90th birthday reception Sunday for Frances Jeannin
April 6, 2011
Friends and family will be celebrating Frances Jeannin’s 90th birthday with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 17 at Tonganoxie Christian Church.
Final Knights of Columbus fish fries next two Fridays in Tonganoxie
April 6, 2011
The Knights of Columbus at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie, 1100 West St., will continue its fish dinners during the Lenten season from 4-7 p.m. on Friday.
Pair of one-act plays to take TPAC stage this weekend
April 6, 2011
Theater buffs wanting to see local thespians perform have the opportunity to do so Friday and Saturday — with two one-act plays each night.
Tonganoxie O’Reilly Auto Parts store should open near June 1
April 6, 2011
O’Reilly Auto Parts will open a Tonganoxie store as its busiest season starts.
Opinion: Dutch perspective
April 6, 2011
Only once in a blue moon do Kansas farm and ranch families have an opportunity to tell their story to people half way around the world. That was the case March 23-24 when a Dutch public broadcasting company television crew traveled to Smith and Sheridan counties to portray life on the farm in rural Kansas.