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Old creamery’s owner says city singling out property
June 1, 2011
Saying he is a victim of selective enforcement, the owner of the old creamery on Tonganoxie Drive said he would attend the next Tonganoxie City Council meeting to fight the possible condemnation of the building.
Volunteers lend green thumbs to park
June 1, 2011
When Alice DeMoss and Susan Quisenberry walk the gardens of Magnatech Park, they see more than flowers.
German, Norwegian embrace year of adventure at McLouth
June 1, 2011
Before two foreign exchange students shipped off for the United States this past August, one letter in their first names and about 900 miles separated them.
McLouth BBQ Blowout returning
June 1, 2011
The aromas that will waft from the Stan Braksick Sports Complex parking this weekend will mean just one thing: the McLouth BBQ Blowout is back in the Jefferson County community.
26th annual Tonganoxie Days festival coming June 10, 11
June 1, 2011
Tonganoxie Days returns for another year June 10 and 11 in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie’s Abdallah Shrine Rodeo queen leads real cowgirl life
June 1, 2011
Two days after the Abdallah Shine Rodeo ended its three-day run at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds, this year’s rodeo queen was on the family farm in McLouth, occupied by a task much less glamorous than riding around an arena in Western finery.
Champions crowned at Abdallah Shrine Rodeo in Tonganoxie
June 1, 2011
For the 52nd annual year, the Abdallah Shrine Temple brought rodeo and several hundred cowboys and cowgirls to the Kansas City area.
Who’s going where from the McLouth High School Class of 2011?
June 1, 2011
Here are post-graduation plans for the McLouth High School Class of 2011:
2011 McLouth High Scholarship recipients
June 1, 2011
McLouth High School scholarship recipients for 2011
Courtney reunion is Sunday in McLouth
June 1, 2011
The family of Robert E. and Narcissa Agee Courtney will gather for a reunion Sunday in McLouth.
Letter to the editor: Leavenworth County airport again would be wrong move
June 1, 2011
Having been involved in the defeat of two previous attempts to build a Leavenworth County airport, I reluctantly join the fight once more — and my position opposing it has not changed.
U.S. 73/K-7 paving scheduled to begin
June 1, 2011
Weather permitting, on Thursday, June 2, an asphalt resurfacing project will begin on Kansas Highway 7/U.S. Highway 73 between Parallel Parkway and Gilman Road in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
Opinion: Prioritizing Memorial Day
June 1, 2011
Monday, the State of Kansas commemorated its 143rd annual Memorial Day. It’s a day to honor the fallen and to thank the thousands of brave men and women in uniform who continue to fight valiantly to protect our freedom.
Leavenworth prepares for possible record flooding
June 1, 2011
Representatives from the city of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County Emergency Management Office and Fort Leavenworth are preparing for the potential for record-breaking floods in Leavenworth as early as next week.
MAYB Basketball to offer local tournament July 15-17
June 1, 2011
Mid-America Youth Basketball will offer a tournament July 15-17 at various locations in Bonner Springs and Wyandotte County.
THS boys 3rd, girls 4th at track regional
June 1, 2011
Tonganoxie High’s track teams both finished in the top four at a Class 4A regional on May 20 at Basehor-Linwood.
KCK’s new stadium: LIVESTRONG Sporting Park to open June 9
June 1, 2011
Here, courtesy of sportingkc.com and livestrongsportingpark.com, is some information about the stadium.