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Basehor Community Library planning second summer concert Friday
July 13, 2011
The band Bolt Upright will perform Friday at the Basehor Community Library’s second summer concert at Basehor City Park.
Early morning chase ends with arrest
July 13, 2011
A Tonganoxie man is in Leavenworth County Jail after a car chase early Tuesday morning through downtown Tonganoxie.
Post 41 finishes undefeated season in anticlimactic fashion
Tonganoxie officially 20-0 after Easton forfeits
03:03 p.m., July 13, 2011 Updated 05:05 p.m.
Having won its first 18 games of the year, Tonganoxie’s Post 41 American Legion baseball team was poised Tuesday evening to close the regular season with a perfect record.
Painted Hills to play host to night golf tourney
July 13, 2011
Painted Hills Golf Course will play host to its third annual Summer Time Night Golf Tournament on Friday, July 29.
Lightning strikes downtown Tonganoxie building
July 13, 2011
A lightning strike in downtown Tonganoxie Tuesday night blasted bricks off the top of a building and fried a few electronic devices at a local business.
Sporting KC ousted from U.S. Open Cup
July 13, 2011
This wasn’t how Sporting Kansas City expected to suffer its first loss at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park.
Besler named an MLS All-Star
July 13, 2011
Sporting Kansas City defender and Kansas City native Matt Besler has been selected to play in the 2011 MLS All-Star Game.
State trooper says teens were ‘driving erratically’ on 24-40
July 13, 2011
Before Kylee Wilson lost control of her SUV and it rolled over last Thursday afternoon, she and another Tonganoxie High School student had been driving erratically down a four-lane highway, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.
Blood drive coming July 22
July 13, 2011
A blood drive through Community Blood Center will take place from 2-7 p.m. Friday, July 22 at VFW Hall, 910 E. First St. in Tonganoxie.
Republican picnic will be Saturday at VFW Park
July 13, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican picnic will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Park in Tonganoxie.
City council signals change in fireworks ordinance
July 13, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council agreed Monday the city should allow the use of fireworks when it is legal to sell them.
Boring’ 2012 city budget introduced
July 13, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council was presented Monday with the first draft of the 2012 budget its author characterized as “boring” and “status quo.”
Tonganoxie community grieves for teen with infectious smile
July 13, 2011
“Smiley” Kylee’s grin could light up a room.