Archive for Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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Leavenworth County Humane Society looks back, ahead at annual meeting
February 9, 2011
The Leavenworth County Humane Society this week totaled up some of its accomplishments in its less than two years of existence, and it looked at where it can go next.
Holy-Field Winery celebrating Valentine’s Day
February 9, 2011
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery in Basehor will celebrate Valentine’s Day Sunday with live music from the band 71 South.
City Hall, police station replacement put on hold with need for new pool
February 9, 2011
The Tonganoxie Police Department isn’t the only city office dealing with overcrowded quarters.
Letter to the editor: Longtime Tonganoxie resident concerned about bond issue
February 9, 2011
My feeling is that the City Council is making an attempt to control costs and expenditures — current and future. Good for them. The fall elections were a shot across the bow by demanding elected officials reign in the out-of-control spending that’s been going on for years.
Opinion: An objection to ‘flim-flam’
February 9, 2011
After a tornado, we are all cautioned about doing business with fly-by-night repair companies that promise a great job at half the cost of our local roofing company.
Military couple deals with long-distance marriage
February 9, 2011
Kyle and Nicole Head weren’t able to spend their first Valentine’s Day together as a married couple in February 2008.
Spring to arrive early, Tonganoxie Phil prognosticates
February 9, 2011
A local Phil has given his prediction after Groundhog Day: An early spring is coming.
First State Bank and Trust making changes to comply with consent order
February 9, 2011
Tonganoxie-based First State Bank and Trust is working to boost its capital relative to liabilities, part of a plan to comply with a consent order reached with federal and state regulators.
Owners hope longtime business will reopen
07:57 a.m., February 9, 2011 Updated 02:56 p.m.
The Kansas Department of Revenue closed a local business because of unpaid sales taxes on Monday, but the owners said Tuesday they hope to be open again this week.
Security, space limits concern police chief
February 9, 2011
Police Chief Jeff Brandau found in recent headlines reinforcement of his concerns about the inadequacies of the Tonganoxie police station.
Vintage Park residents keep departed spouses close
February 9, 2011
The idea of love lasting forever isn’t just a Valentine’s Day card sentiment, two residents of Vintage Park in Tongnanoxie say.
KDOT reports snowpacked roads throughout region
February 9, 2011
KDOT said nighttime crews have been out overnight plowing snow off the roadways.
5 Questions: Will you be mine?
Valentine’s Day by the numbers
February 9, 2011
Cupid is busy sharpening his arrow, so for this edition of 5 Questions, we turned to the U.S. Census Bureau to answer some questions about Valentine’s Day.