Archive for Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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THS cross country runners aiming for state redemption
August 30, 2011
Tonganoxie High’s boys cross county runners know one thing for sure: They want to get back to state this year and prove they are better than they showed in 2010.
Chieftains put last year behind them
After disappointing 1-victory campaign in 2010, Tonganoxie eager to move on
August 30, 2011
Ask a Tonganoxie High football player or coach about last season and they aren’t too interested in talking about it.
Native American dance interest grew from Tonganoxie Boy Scout experience
August 30, 2011
Kyle Robinson was one of the more elaborately dressed dancers circling the tent during Sunday’s intertribal dance at the Indian Council of Many Nation’s summer powwow.
City of Tonganoxie cites West Haven Baptist Church’s new sign for code violation
August 30, 2011
Church likely to appeal to city council
Braves’ 5 2nd-half goals beat Chieftains
August 30, 2011
A match that had the first-half makings of a tight Kaw Valley League contest turned into a mini-blowout going away Tuesday when Bonner Springs scored five second-half goals.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary meets 2nd Tuesday of each month
August 30, 2011
The Ladies Auxiliary of Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the post home, 910 E. First St. in Tonganoxie.
Garage sale for Totally Awesome Group is Sept. 17
August 30, 2011
A garage sale fundraiser for the youth group Totally Awesome Group will be 8 a.m.-3p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the First Baptist Church, 100 W. Lake, McLouth.
Stranger Township Fire Department receives grant
August 30, 2011
The Stranger Township Fire Department has received state approval for a federal Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant this year totaling $2,090.
Mirror to be closed Monday
August 30, 2011
The Mirror will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. City and county offices also will be closed for the holiday.
Middle school to have Friday fundraiser for Joplin school
August 30, 2011
Tonganoxie Middle School is having a hat day Friday in association with other Kaw Valley League middle schools as a fundraiser for East Middle School in Joplin, Mo.
Construction on U.S. 24-40 to start Thursday, last through mid-October south of Tonganoxie
August 30, 2011
Travelers on U.S. Highway 24-40 south of Tonganoxie should start expecting delays Thursday due to a resurfacing project.
Family farm
August 30, 2011
It seems people outside agriculture routinely try to define the family farm. In our contemporary society this means people one or two generations removed from the land who live in sprawling suburbia.
Letter: Library staff commended for work during director search
August 30, 2011
Thank you to the Magnificent Seven, an open letter to the staff of the Tonganoxie Public Library.
Letter: TES traffic configuration needs 2nd handicapped spot
August 30, 2011
As a grandmother in charge of the care of her grandchildren after school, I feel compelled to address the parking/pickup/dropoff at the elementary school
USD 464’s early enrollment headcount offers no surprises
August 30, 2011
Nearly a week after the start of the school year, Tonganoxie USD 464 officials say they weren’t surprised by early enrollment numbers.
Tonganoxie High ACT scores just below statewide average
August 30, 2011
Tonganoxie High School’s ACT score average is just below the state average for a second consecutive year and down slightly from 2010, and McLouth High School is reporting its average as above the state mark.
Republican town hall meeting Monday in Lansing
August 30, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will play host to a town hall meeting from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terr., Lansing.
Tonganoxie City Fire Department calls
August 30, 2011
Tonganoxie City Fire Department calls:
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 30, 2011
I met an outstanding young man the other day, one of the “Super Techs” in a large nearby store, who was so very helpful, so very courteous, so respectful.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 30, 2011
Tim and Kelly Kouns were guests of David and Jane Turner Saturday evening.
Springdale News
August 30, 2011
New front steps, sidewalks and ramps were installed at Springdale Friends Church. Brian Schwinn was the man in charge of the project.
Remember when: A community review of Tonganoxie
August 30, 2011
From all accounts, the 76th annual Leavenworth County Fair last week in Tonganoxie was a roaring success. From the 4-H’ers who showed horses, rabbits and pigs to the fair-goers who tested their nerves on carnival rides, the fair provided something for just about everyone.
THS volleyball balanced in ‘W’ at Atchison
August 30, 2011
With a balanced attack in its season debut, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team opened 2011 with a sweep at Atchison Monday.
THS soccer defense shines in debut
August 30, 2011
Chieftains coach Brain Kroll was pleased with the team’s defense at home against Baldwin in a 1-1 tie.
Former horse stables become site of Fort Leavenworth officer school after $12.2 million renovation
August 30, 2011
Fort Leavenworth on Monday unveiled the new home of its top-level Army planning school after $12.2 million worth of renovations to a building originally built to house horse stables.