Archive for Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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Eagles send THS boys to consolation bracket
January 18, 2011
The Silver Lake High boys basketball team was more than ready to start defending its Tonganoxie Invitational crown on Tuesday and last year’s runner-up didn’t match its intensity.
De Soto girls survive against host Tonganoxie
January 18, 2011
Despite holding the De Soto High girls basketball team to no field goals in the final six-plus minutes, Tonganoxie couldn’t capitalize and fell Tuesday.
Night of accolades
Walker is KS teacher of year;
January 18, 2011
On a night when a handful of Tonganoxie students were recognized for their essays, a Tonganoxie High School educator also received accolades, some of which came as a major surprise.
Air Force ‘Winds’ blowing into Tonganoxie next week
January 18, 2011
The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band’s Winds of Freedom will be performing throughout the area this month, including a performance in Tonganoxie.
Four candidates file for council, board as Jan. 25 filing deadline approaches
January 18, 2011
As of Tuesday morning, just a week before the candidate deadline, filings for spring elections for expiring seats on the Tonganoxie City Council and the USD 464 Board of Education have been sparse.
Superintendent offered extension through next year
January 18, 2011
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Board of Education voted, 7-0, to extend Superintendent Kyle Hayden’s contract through the 2011-12 school year.
Board approves traffic study for new school
January 18, 2011
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Board of Education approved a traffic study on the consequences of a new elementary school at the Washington Street campus that cost about a third of one presented last month.
Pleasant Street bridge replacement bid much lower than engineer’s estimate
January 18, 2011
The city of Tonganoxie received good news with the Kansas Department of Transportation’s awarding of a bid for the Pleasant Street bridge replacement project.
Administrator qualities debated
January 18, 2011
As the Leavenworth County Commission prepared last week to narrow down its pool of more than 60 candidates for the county administrator position, the commissioners tangled over what sorts of qualities to look for in a prospective administrator.
Remember When: A community review
January 18, 2011
Crash survivor eagerly awaiting answers: Pentagon officials have recently announced they believe they are close to finding a Russian cemetery where a U.S. Air Force officer was buried after Russians shot down his spy plane in 1960.
USD 464 should fully fund local road improvements, many on council say
January 18, 2011
The consensus among Tonganoxie City Council members, at least currently, is that USD 464 should fund road improvements needed to handle future schools on the district’s 80 acres.
Springdale News
January 18, 2011
On Jan. 6, Sharon Lynn and Evelyn Schwinn went to Edwardsville to the Golden Living Center for a visit with their brother, Harold Steed.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 18, 2011
Bob and Sara Aufdemberge of Auburn visited Bid Sheppard Friday. Sid and Karen Sheppard of Topeka visited her Saturday and brought her dinner. Kathy Powers also was there. Another visitor Saturday was Susan Wagner.
McLouth Happenings
January 18, 2011
Leavenworth Jefferson Electric Cooperative and the City of McLouth encourage residents to dispose of live Christmas trees properly. Undecorated, live Christmas trees can be dropped off through Jan. 31 at Rose Park in McLouth. LJEC will chip the trees into mulch that will be used in the park.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 18, 2011
Quilts, quilts and quilts: that’s a whole world in itself, so to speak.
Fire calls for Tonganoxie City Fire Department
January 18, 2011
Tonganoxie City Fire Department calls:
Town hall meeting is Thursday in Leavenworth
January 18, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will play host to a town hall meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.
2 Chieftains medal at Basehor
January 18, 2011
At a loaded Bobcat Classic tournament this weekend, the Tonganoxie High wrestling team had two medalists and finished 19th out of 34 teams.
No looking forward for Tonganoxie girls
Chieftains take one-game-at-a-time approach into invitational
January 18, 2011
Hard as it might be, the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team is trying its best not to look ahead this week at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Past invitational title losses not a concern for THS boys
January 18, 2011
Funny how a 2-5 start to the season can change a team’s tournament expectations.
Commission narrows administrator field to eight
January 18, 2011
As the Leavenworth County Commission prepared last week to narrow down its pool of more than 60 candidates for the county administrator position, the commissioners tangled over what sorts of qualities to look for in a prospective administrator.
Tonganoxie Invitational: Monday recap
January 18, 2011
Monday winners at the Tonganoxie Invitational were the Chanute girls, the Silver Lake girls, the Holton boys and the Lansing boys.
Kids club wrestlers win medals at 3 events
January 18, 2011
The Tonganoxie Kids Wrestling Club sent its wrestlers to three different events this past weekend and the team members won 21 medals.