Archive for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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School district can’t build off-site streets, can be part of special assessment
January 26, 2011
Tonganoxie USD 464 has no authority to spend funds from any source to build roads that are not on school property, said longtime Kansas deputy commissioner of education Dale Dennis.
Banner day planned
Local student’s work to be unveiled; TCHS ready to celebrate sesquicentennial
January 26, 2011
A vivid reminder that Kansas is celebrating its 150th year of statehood soon will be displayed at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site.
Remember When: A Community Review
January 26, 2011
Marching band storms Texas: Tonganoxie High School Marching Chieftains last week brought home three trophies from Dallas and an open invitation to more national events. (The other events included the Las Vegas Bowl and the Kentucky Derby parade.) “Isn’t that exciting?” band director Charles Van Middlesworth said. “I mean, how cool is that? It just blows me away.” (The band had grown from 20 members three years before to nearly 100.)
Education key for economy, Sherrer says at LCDC meeting
January 26, 2011
For Leavenworth County to attract new businesses, it must first focus on the “products” it can offer a company, Kansas Board of Regents chairman Gary Sherrer told county leaders Friday. And perhaps the most important of those products, he said, is a quality education system.
BOCC not pleased with attendance at Basehor meeting
January 26, 2011
Despite Leavenworth County Commissioners’ disappointment that no residents showed up at last week’s evening meeting in Basehor, the commission will continue to hold its quarterly evening meetings in the southern part of the county, at least for now.
Linwood Elementary having Chili Supper Friday night
January 26, 2011
Linwood Elementary School, 215 Park St., will have its seventh annual Chili Supper 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday.
Superintendent accepts position in Holcomb; finalists interviewing for her post in McLouth
January 26, 2011
Outgoing McLouth school superintendent Jean Rush has accepted the same position at a district near Garden City.
Mclouth store opens again
January 26, 2011
Doors to McLouth’s grocery store once again are open.
Council defends discussions on possible street upgrades
January 26, 2011
City of Tonganoxie elected officials and staff defended the council Monday against an alleged perception it didn’t support USD 464’s $26.9 million bond issue.
Kansas Day: 150th anniversary of statehood is Saturday
January 26, 2011
The 150th anniversary of statehood is Saturday, and across the Sunflower State, Kansas Day festivities will abound. Here, the Kansas Historical Society provides answers to questions about Kansas Day.
Heavy lifting: Moving day in this business all about physics, geometry
January 26, 2011
The business of house moving takes patience, precision and practice.