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McPherson College offering contest to Kansas students
November 9, 2011
McPherson College is offering up a challenge to current high school students that could land them a $5,000 grant.
Bizarre Bazaar is Nov. 25, 26 at Lawrence Arts Center
November 9, 2011
The annual Bizarre Bazaar will be 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire, Lawrence.
Middle school groups begin drive for pantry, students
November 9, 2011
The Tonganoxie Middle School Student Council and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group are doing a joint food drive starting Monday and concluding Friday, Nov. 18.
THS to present ‘Li’l Abner’ starting Thursday at TPAC
November 9, 2011
Tonganoxie High School will present the play “Li’l Abner” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Roach infestation has city briefly consider rental inspections
November 9, 2011
A rental home nightmare that brought three homeowners last month to a Tonganoxie City Council meeting briefly had council members considering a rental inspection program.
West Haven Church’s sign appeal rescheduled
November 9, 2011
After a two-month wait, West Haven Baptist Church was to get a date before the Tonganoxie Board of Zoning Appeals on the issue of new sign.
Council to seek firm to help with city administrator search
November 9, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council is moving forward in its city administrator search process.
Spay/neuter drop-off is next week in Tonganoxie
November 9, 2011
Tonganoxie will be the site of the Leavenworth County Humane Society’s next low-cost spay/neuter transport pickup, Nov. 17 and 18.
Couple serving up healthy living recipe downtown
November 9, 2011
Health and wellness isn’t about only one thing, whether it be vitamins, herbs, aromatherapy or even massage therapy. Joveta Johnson said she was happy to provide all those things and more at Nature’s Open Door, a store she and her husband, Lou Johnson, opened in late October in downtown Tonganoxie.
Que sera, sera
November 9, 2011
Regardless of the location across Kansas, this fall has served up ideal harvest conditions. Many producers report they are ahead of schedule with the 2011 harvest. Seldom are the temperatures this mild, the humidity this low and the weather this dry during this time of year.
Willy Wonka’ musical brings familiar world to BLHS stage
November 9, 2011
After Ethan Duffey heard that Basehor-Linwood High School’s musical this year would be “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” he thought it would be fun to play an Oompa Loompa.
Improv Festival of Kansas to be this weekend
November 9, 2011
Rapping twins, the most awkward situation imaginable and discussions regarding the end of the world are just a few of the features to be found during this year’s annual improvisational comedy festival at the Roving Imp Theater & Coffee House.
Mailman leads effort to get hunters’ harvest to hungry
November 9, 2011
As the multi-tasking Tony DeRossett delivers mail on his route in Bonner Springs, he often is on his cell phone working to put meat on the tables of the state’s hungry.
Equity issues cited in Gov. Sam Brownback’s school finance plan
08:41 a.m., November 9, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s school finance plan will place more of the job of funding education on local taxpayers and widen the disparity between rich and poor school districts, several State Board of Education members said Tuesday.
Nationwide Emergency Alert System test set for 1 p.m. Wednesday
November 9, 2011
This is a test of the Emergency Alert System. This is only a test.”
Brownback’s CITO resigns amid controversy over resume
November 9, 2011
Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief information technology officer resigned Tuesday after a controversy erupted over the degree he listed on his resume.