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90th birthday open house planned for Gene Moore
February 3, 2011
A 90th birthday open house will take place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 for Gene Moore at Vintage Park, 120 W. Eighth St. in Tonganoxie.
Annual report shows Tonganoxie remains safe
February 3, 2011
When Tonganoxie Police Chief Jeff Brandau reviewed the city’s 2010 crime statistics he noticed one thing of significance — there was hardly any crime.
Remember When: A Community Review
February 3, 2011
Deaths: David Terry Burkin, Sr., 57, Kansas City, Kan., died Jan. 11, 2001; Jane Frances Criqui, 53, Tonganoxie, died Jan. 9, 2001; Services for William D. (Bill) Denholm, Jr., 76, Manhattan, took place Jan. 13, 2001; Beatrice Theresa Gilner, 89, Garnett, died Jan. 8, 2001; Addie Louise Hollingsworth, 82, Richmond, died Jan.11, 2001; Donna Marie Peine, 59, McLouth, died Jan. 12, 2001.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 3, 2011
A friend said, “My grandma fixed my hem, and I can’t see a single stitch”, “she said, she ‘blind stitched’ it,” then asked me to explain.
Springdale News
February 3, 2011
Amber, daughter of George and Marie Gillaspie, turned 6 years old on Jan. 23.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 3, 2011
Susan Wagner, Katie Aufdemberge, Emma and Charlie visited Bid Sheppard on Thursday. Frances Jeannin and Thamar Barnett also visited her that day.
NFL backs head-injury bill
February 3, 2011
Legislation aimed at protecting young athletes from head injuries in school sports has won the backing of the NFL and Kansas City Chiefs.
Linenberger: Events well-attended
February 3, 2011
A military band and a 150th birthday party — not too shabby of a combination.
Historical Society having soup, chili feed at UMC
February 3, 2011
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its annual soup and chili feed 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Tonganoxie Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St. in Tonganoxie.
THS Booster Club serving chili during games Friday
February 3, 2011
The Tonganoxie High School Booster Club will offer dinner during the THS boys and girls basketball games against Piper on Friday as it has a Chili, Soup and Crock-Pot Cook-Off.
Family, plumbing company reach $3 million settlement in case involving dental procedure
February 3, 2011
The family of a 20-year-old Tonganoxie High School graduate who suffered brain damage during a 2009 dental procedure in Lawrence reached a $3 million settlement Thursday with a Lawrence plumbing company.
Feasting on Kansas
February 3, 2011
For two days last week, Tonganoxie feasted on Kansas.
Planning preceeded blizzard
February 3, 2011
Local government officials started planning last week for Tuesday and Wednesday’s blizzard.
Harsh winter could delay school’s end
February 3, 2011
The harsh winter weather could mean a longer school year for local students.
Hiawatha school administrator new McLouth superintendent
February 3, 2011
The McLouth school district has hired a Hiawatha administrator to be its next superintendent.
Wolken lands Butler CC softball scholarship
February 3, 2011
The last week in January was a big one for Tonganoxie High senior Kaitlyn Wolken. First, she had her 18th birthday. Then, she signed to play college softball.
Legends Outlets to hold giveaways, screenings for American Heart Month
February 3, 2011
Throughout February, Legends Outlets Kansas City will partner with the American Heart Association for several “red” events in recognition of national American Heart Month.
Another date wiped off THS wrestling calendar
February 3, 2011
This week’s winter storm has given the Tonganoxie High wrestling team a lengthy break.
Leavenworth County Republicans to have town hall meeting Monday
February 3, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will have a town hall meeting from 7-9 p.m. on Monday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terr. in Lansing.
Leavenworth County Commission refines administrator job
February 3, 2011
As Leavenworth County commissioners prepared to begin interviewing candidates for the county administrator position, they voted Thursday to make a small change in the position’s job description.
NYC, Denver improv groups to perform at festival
February 3, 2011
Roving Imp Theater and Coffee House owner John Robison wants to shine the spotlight on improvisational comedy groups that don’t normally get a lot of festival love.