Archive for Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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Remember When: A Community Review
March 30, 2011
Deaths: John J. Brezgiel, Jr. 73, Leavenworth; Virgil Wayne Burnett, 76, Mullinville, died March 9, 2001; Walter L. Hubbel, 89, Bonner Springs, died March 11, 2001; Raymond W. Kistler, 75, Tonganoxie, died March 10, 2001; Ima Alta Knudsen, 97, Winchester, died March 9, 2001; Jack W. Whitford, 83, Tonganoxie, died March 7, 2001; Eva B. Wiley, 95, Somerton, Arizona, formerly of rural Lawrence, died March 11, 2001.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
March 30, 2011
A lot of today’s world runs around in support hose, especially if you’re on your feet all day.
McLouth Happenings
March 30, 2011
Professional Bull Rider Skeeter Kingsolver of McLouth will be appearing in Kansas City, Mo., this weekend.
Jarbalo Jottings
March 30, 2011
The Jaunty Jarbalonians chapter of the Red Hat Society met Saturday, March 19 at The Corner Pharmacy in Leavenworth for lunch. They then went to Quilters Quarters across the street, where they made some purchases.
City traffic engineers find new school would overload intersections past acceptable levels
March 30, 2011
A fully occupied new intermediate elementary school on USD 464’s south campus would delay morning traffic on key intersections near the campus beyond acceptable limits, an engineer told the Tonganoxie City Council.
Police to have checkpoint April 8 within city limits
05:07 p.m., March 30, 2011 Updated 05:07 p.m.
The Tonganoxie Police Department will have a DUI check lane on Friday, April 8 within the Tonganoxie city limits.
Everyone with 66086 zip code will get city pool rate
March 30, 2011
The most recent city of Tonganoxie newsletter defined pool fees for residents and non-residents.
THS to stage performances April 8 and 9 at TPAC
March 30, 2011
The Tonganoxie High School Theater and Drama Department will have its spring performance at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 with “Spring Comedy One-Acts” at Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center.
All McLouth races Tuesday will be uncontested
March 30, 2011
Elections Tuesday in McLouth will include races for USD 342 school board and McLouth City Council, but all will be uncontested races.
Ultra high-speed network coming to KCK
March 30, 2011
With the lightning speed of an ultra-high speed Internet connection, Gov. Sam Brownback welcomed Google Fiber to Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday.
Google Fiber coming to KCK
11:26 a.m., March 30, 2011 Updated 11:45 a.m.
Wyandotte County is the winner of a high-stakes, high-profile national competition to land Google’s ultra high-speed fiber network.
Basehor library book sale coming this weekend
March 30, 2011
The Basehor Community Library’s Friends of the Library group will have its spring book sale this weekend.
Past used to predict future for bond issue
March 30, 2011
Tonganoxie USD 464 administrators and consultants looked to the past when making estimates used for information the district provides for its $26.9 million bond proposal.
Meals on Wheels provides more than meals
March 30, 2011
Glenn Sharp of Tonganoxie remembers being part of an unofficial safety net for an elderly couple when he was a youngster in rural Missouri.
THS grad Boone wants to mold future
March 30, 2011
Jonathan Boone is a 1992 Tonganoxie High School graduate and has substantial pride in his alma mater. With three children in the district, another set to start preschool next year and his wife employed with the district, Boone has a vested interest in the district. And he wants to continue what he says is a strong district.
Post-bond issue decisions key, retired carpenter Becker says
March 30, 2011
The school bond issue is a major component of Tuesday’s election, but school board candidate Gene Becker said his concern is with what takes place after the fate of the issue is decided.
Peak seeks to continue work
March 30, 2011
2010 was a year of resignations and appointments for the Tonganoxie City Council. Bill Peak was one of those appointments and he’s looking to extend his time on the council through election by the voters.
Work helps incumbent Crook keep finger on pulse of residents’ concerns
March 30, 2011
Tonganoxie City Council member Paula Crook works for the Leavenworth County Council on Aging and through her work hears from senior citizens in the community whom she helps.
Bixby eyes spending cuts
March 30, 2011
Dennis Bixby is a wood carver by trade, but the Tonganoxie resident says he doesn’t have an ax to grind when it comes to running for the Tonganoxie City Council.
5 Questions: Pay yourself first
Emergency fund a necessity, expert says
March 30, 2011
It’s never too late to start saving, says Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension financial management specialist, even if it’s just $10 or $20 a paycheck.
Letter to the editor: Be cautious about scams
March 30, 2011
Remember, if it seems odd or raises red flags, please think carefully before responding. If you have any qualms about sending information or money to a stranger, please call the FBI.