Archive for Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Tonganoxie, McLouth and Genesis Christian Academy cancel Friday classes
February 24, 2011
Tonganoxie and McLouth, as well as Tonganoxie’s Genesis Christian Academy, will not have classes Friday due to inclement weather.
Bonner Girl Scouts to lead World Thinking Day
February 24, 2011
The Bonner Springs Girl Scout Troop 1134 will lead a World Thinking Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lake of the Forest Clubhouse in Bonner Springs.
McLouth dismisses classes early because of weather
February 24, 2011
McLouth USD 342 has dismissed classes early Thursday because of the inclement weather.
Whittington signs with Coffeyville
February 24, 2011
In his four years at Tonganoxie High, Adrian Whittington has grown and matured, but that didn’t stop him from pulling off a quick prank at his signing ceremony.
Leavenworth County opts to decommission Glenwood Estates lagoons itself
February 24, 2011
Leavenworth County will use in-house forces to decommission the sewer lagoons serving the Glenwood Estates subdivision south of Basehor, in an attempt to lower the cost of the project for residents there.
Bribery, conspiracy charges filed against former prison worker
February 24, 2011
A federal grand jury has indicted a Lansing woman for allegedly taking bribes and providing tobacco to inmates in 2008 while she worked at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie police shoot armed man, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office investigating
February 24, 2011
A man was transported to the hospital early Thursday morning after being shot by a Tonganoxie police officer.
NWS issues winter storm warning for region; 3-6 inches of sleet and snow possible
February 24, 2011
Another round of winter is expected to blow through the area today.
Kansas event seeking help
February 24, 2011
Organizers are looking for volunteers for the 22nd annual Kansas Sampler Festival, which will be held May 7 and 8 at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth.
Leavenworth County bridge work limits routes crossing I-70
February 24, 2011
If it seems a little tougher these days to move across Interstate 70 in Leavenworth County, it’s not just in your imagination.
Filmmakers pose the question: ‘What’s the matter with KS?’
February 24, 2011
Joe Winston and Laura Cohen came to Kansas to film a documentary based on a book of political commentary.