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Undefeated Post 41 rolling this season
June 14, 2011
A year ago, the Tonganoxie Post 41 baseball team lost more often than it won. This season, with a core group back, a new head coach and two major additions, the American Legion squad has yet to lose once.
Back to basics
Fundamentals a big part of THS girls basketball camp
June 14, 2011
There is no rule anywhere that says summer camp is supposed to be entertaining.
City to negotiate financing for new combined station
June 14, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council voted Monday to have staff negotiate $1 million in financing needed to purchase and renovate a 10,800 square-foot building in the Urban Hess Industrial Park for use as a police station and annex fire station.
Council sets condemnation deadline on 2 structures
June 14, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council voted Monday to give the owners of two structures 90 days to address issues identified at their sites or face having the city tear them down at the owners’ expense.
City to fund study of cost for limited development of CR1 park
June 14, 2011
In a disappointing but not unexpected development, the city of Tonganoxie learned last week its undeveloped Leavenworth County Road 1 industrial park would not be the home of an undisclosed company’s planned expansion.
80th birthday reception is June 26 for Miriam Seute
June 14, 2011
Miriam Seute will be celebrating her belated 80th birthday 1-3 p.m. June 26 at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, in Leavenworth.
Kansas Miniature Horse Club show is June 26 in Tonganoxie
June 14, 2011
The Kansas Miniature Horse Club will have its 22nd annual Fun Show starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 26, at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
O’Reilly Auto Parts expected to open soon off U.S. 24-40 in Tonganoxie
June 14, 2011
The Tonganoxie O’Reilly Auto Parts store is nearing completion and should be open in a “week or so,” a spokesman for the company said Monday.
Job search workshop Thursday at Tonganoxie Public Library
June 14, 2011
Residents wanting to improve their resumes might be interested in a job search workshop, which will take place 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the Tonganoxie Public Library, Third and Bury streets.
GOLD CUP LIVE: USA vs. Guadeloupe
07:37 p.m., June 14, 2011 Updated 09:37 p.m.
The 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup makes its LIVESTRONG Sporting Park is under way, and the United States Men’s National Team is scheduled to take on Guadeloupe at 8 p.m.
GOLD CUP LIVE: Canada vs. Panama
06:06 p.m., June 14, 2011 Updated 07:56 p.m.
The 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup makes its LIVESTRONG Sporting Park debut today, and game one features Canada and Panama at 6 p.m. The United States Men’s National Team will take on Guadeloupe at 8 p.m.
Letter: Kansas shouldn’t accept grant money through health care reform act
June 14, 2011
The Governor is overseeing the voluntary implementation of Obama Care in Kansas despite his campaign promise to fight what he has described as an “un-Constitutional”, “socialism” which will “destroy the Kansas budget” and ruin the private insurance industry.
16 local athletes receive All-Area honors
McLouth’s Patterson named Journal-World’s softball player of the year
June 14, 2011
A total of 16 local athletes were honored by being named to the Lawrence Journal-World’s All-Area teams for spring sports.
Brownback’s touting of road project touting of road projects misguided
June 14, 2011
For more than a week, Gov. Sam Brownback has been traveling the state, touting more than $1.8 billion in major highway projects.
No family discount for pay-to-ride transportation
June 14, 2011
District patrons who utilize the pay-to-ride transportation system in USD 464 will not have the option of a family rate if they have several children utilizing the service.
Tonganoxie USD 464 school board begins search for interim superintendent
June 14, 2011
Tonganoxie USD 464 is in search of an interim superintendent.
Springdale News
June 14, 2011
Members of the Class of 1948 from Easton Rural High School met June 4 for brunch at Pullman Place Family Restaurant.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 14, 2011
Our world today is a “far cry” from what it was, so very few years ago, seems like yesterday. Children come into this world so happy, so trusting.
Jarbalo Jottings
June 14, 2011
On Sunday afternoon June 5, David and Jane Turner joined a group, The Prime Timers, from Cornerstone Family Worship of Tonganoxie and they went to an Arts in Prison presentation given by the East Hills Singers called Let Freedom Sing.
McLouth Happenings
June 14, 2011
McLouth Friendship Club’s Covered Dish Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Community Center.
Remember when: A community review of Tonganoxie
June 14, 2011
Flyin’ High over Tonganoxie: Caption under picture — Lifting off from a field in southern Leavenworth County, Lenny Lawson is ready to head for home. A helicopter ride two years ago in the Ozarks inspired Lawson to hunt for a helicopter of his own. (The story continued with information about Mr. Lawson’s hobby.) And he also said: A person could have a lot of different hobbies and stuff during a lifetime. But there’s nothing like this thin: it’s like riding a magic carpet.
Chieftains named to All-KVL teams
June 14, 2011
Tonganoxie High athletes were well represented on the 2011 All-Kaw Valley League spring sports teams.
Williams leaving THS track
June 14, 2011
Longtime Tonganoxie High boys track coach Phil Williams is resigning.
Rachford, Daldorph win Tonganoxie Days library races
June 14, 2011
As is tradition, Tonganoxie Days began Saturday morning with the annual Tonganoxie Library Run, featuring both 10K and 5K routes.
Speedway offers chance to drive racetrack for donations
June 14, 2011
The Wyandotte County Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Kansas Speedway are joining together to assist in disaster relief efforts in Kansas and Missouri.
Sporting erupts for four goals in rout of FC Dallas
June 14, 2011
Offense has eluded Sporting Kansas City for most of the 2011 Major League Soccer season, but not on Sunday at FC Dallas.