Archive for Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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Cleanup day part of city’s approach to beautifying Tonganoxie
October 18, 2011
Jesse Dohle arrived at Saturday’s citywide cleanup just in time to help fill the day’s seventh and last roll-off trash container from Weldon Enterprises Inc.
USD 464 earns 10 Standard of Excellence designations
October 18, 2011
Tonganoxie and McLouth school districts received several Standard of Excellence honors this week.
Presentation on socialist newspaper to highlight historical society meeting
October 18, 2011
From 1896 until World War I, the Appeal to Reason, a socialist weekly newspaper published in Girard, was one of the nation’s most influential newspapers. Professor Randy Roberts of Pittsburg State University will discuss the Appeal’s roles in investigative journalism, the impact upon social and legislative policy, the passage of the nation’s first pure food and drug legislation and the paper’s legacy in American history.
Scarecrow contest addition to this year’s Spooktacular
October 18, 2011
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a scarecrow contest as part of the annual Spooktacular event, which will be Friday, Sept. 28, in downtown Tonganoxie.
Linn County man in fair condition following wreck
October 18, 2011
A 74-year-old Linn County man was injured in a motorcycle accident just after 10 a.m. Thursday about a mile south of Tonganoxie. As of Tuesday the man, Eldon L. Barrett, improved to fair condition, a Kansas University Hospital official said.
City to campaign for lower speed limits on U.S. Highway 24-40 in east Tonganoxie
October 18, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council agreed Monday to pass on a Kansas Department of Transportation grant to make safety improvements at two east side U.S. Highway 24-40 intersections.
Council to discuss administrator search
October 18, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council will have a work session on the search for a new city administrator at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Opinion: Common courtesy
October 18, 2011
In less than a month the Kansas fields, hills and woods will awaken to the sound of booming shotguns and barking dogs.
Locker plant survives lightning strike
October 18, 2011
Bob Greenwell was back in his element Thursday, trading jokes with a potential customer inquiring about a future order from his custom meat process plant.
Springdale News
October 18, 2011
Twenty people from Springdale Friends Church traveled Oct. 8 to Topeka for the 7 p.m. wedding at Topeka First Church of the Nazarene for the Rev. Ron Santel and Rebecca Armfield.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 18, 2011
Helen Lohman’s nephew, Jim, and Brenda Phillips, of the upper peninsula of Michigan, visited her Friday and Saturday. They were on their way to their winter home near Phoenix
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
October 18, 2011
Caption under picture: The upper floors of the World Trade Center were engulfed in smoke Sept. 11, after terrorist strikes. Stephen Seely, a former Tonganoxie resident, photographed the scene from the roof of the apartment building where he lives, about 20 blocks from the Trade Center.
McLouth Happenings
October 18, 2011
McLouth Public Library’s Book Discussion Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the library in downtown McLouth. For more information, call (913) 796-2225.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 18, 2011
In our hurry-up world of today, quick changes, all around us (I’m thinking of clothes at the moment). The wrap-around skirt and its popularity of a few years ago is on my mind. We all had one, as I grew up. It would quickly cover up shorts, etc., for a quick run to the store, that sort of thing.
Tonganoxie to approach county for help with CR1 industrial park
October 18, 2011
Satisfied with the numbers developed estimating the cost of opening the County Road 1 industrial park for limited development and those of proposed options to raise revenue for that purpose, the Tonganoxie City Council agreed Monday it was time to approach Leavenworth County officials about partnering in the project.
Chieftains ‘whooped’ by Perry-Lecompton
October 18, 2011
After seeing his team get blown out in the final home game of the season Friday, Tonganoxie High interim football coach Matt Bond knew exactly what led to the Chieftains’ sixth straight loss.
THS volleyball could face reigning state champs
October 18, 2011
Unless he has psychic powers, Tonganoxie High volleyball co-coach Brandon Parker must have the Thunder on his mind.
Tonganoxie soccer players looking forward to playoffs
October 18, 2011
With just one match left in the regular season, Tonganoxie High’s boys soccer players are excited about the coming playoffs and what could lie ahead.
Defense key in 29-point McLouth win
October 18, 2011
It wasn’t easy — at least in the first half — but the McLouth High football team moved one step closer to the playoffs Friday.
Stepping up: Replacements help THS finish 2nd at KVL
October 18, 2011
In a situation that easily could have deterred their performance Thursday at the Kaw Valley League Meet, Tonganoxie High’s boys cross country runners turned a negative into a positive.
Tonganoxie citywide cleanup judged success
October 18, 2011
Recycling partners help make day work