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Chieftains volleyball beats Paola THS football 34, Bishop Ward 6 Tonganoxie soccer defeats BLHS Chieftains cross country opens season

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Smith: THS football players endure difficult week
September 6, 2011
Imagine being a football player preparing for the first game of the season. All of the sudden, your head coach is suspended because of something that happened the previous day at practice.
THS cross country runners take top 2 spots in dual win
September 6, 2011
Senior Dalton Harrington finished just ahead of classmate Patrick Rachford and the closest runner from Lansing was 14 seconds behind them as THS began its season with a victory.
Tonganoxie volleyball enjoying 3-0 start to season
September 6, 2011
This season Tonganoxie High’s volleyball coaches are trying to get their players to approach matches, games, points and practices with one common theme: Enjoy the moment.
Focused on the field
Chieftains win opener 2 days after former coach resigns
September 6, 2011
If Tonganoxie High’s football players were distracted heading into their season opener Friday night at Bishop Ward, it certainly didn’t show in their play on the field.
Tonganoxie’s animal control officer has 3 decades on the job
September 6, 2011
Don Wilson’s visit Friday to Tonganoxie proved that being an animal control officer is more than catching stray dogs.
Inaugural Civic Club walk is Saturday
September 6, 2011
The inaugural Walk For Tonganoxie, which is to benefit various local organizations, will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Beatty Field track on the campus of Tonganoxie High School.
9.11.01: 10 years later
September 6, 2011
A catchphrase popular in the wake of the terrorist attacks of 10 years ago was that “9/11 changed everything.”
Opinion: Proper redistricting
September 6, 2011
Every 10 years, the Kansas Legislature is required to redraw boundaries for all congressional, legislative and State Board of Education districts. This is necessary as populations shift significantly over the course of a decade. Every ten years, like clockwork, this exercise becomes so muddled in partisan politics that it brings many other important issues debated in the Statehouse to a grinding halt.
Tonganoxie woman remembers loss of ‘talented’ nephew at World Trade Center
September 6, 2011
Like most Americans, Carol Slawson remembers where she was when she learned of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Blue-ribbon quilt tribute to those who died on 9/11
September 6, 2011
Susan Morrison started envisioning a tribute quilt to the victims of 9/11 months after the tragedy occurred.
Republican Women meeting Sept. 19 in Leavenworth
September 6, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 at the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth.
T-Town pool leagues starting
September 6, 2011
Adult Pool Leagues are now forming at T-Town Bar and Grill, 630 E. Fourth St. in downtown Tonganoxie. 
Couponing workshop set for Monday at library
September 6, 2011
Desiree Leeper’s couponing workshop will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Tonganoxie Public Library, Third and Bury streets.
THS cheerleaders tops in spirit at summer camp
September 6, 2011
The Tonganoxie High School cheerleading team earned the Spirit Award and other accolades at a National Cheerleaders Association summer camp earlier this summer on the Kansas State University campus.
Springdale News
September 6, 2011
Wednesday, Aug. 24 Linda Schwinn, Barbara Schwinn, Brenda Schwinn, Evelyn Schwinn and Jackie Schwinn of Springdale attended the Women in Ag program at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie. It was a very informative evening.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 6, 2011
Don’t forget the community barbecue at Jarbalo United Methodist Church begins at 5 p.m. Saturday. Bring a side dish and join us.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 6, 2011
The heat this year brings back many memories for so many “old timers,” like this from Garnet (some time back). How they fought the heat, or better yet lived with it; there was certainly no escaping it.
McLouth Happenings
September 6, 2011
Bob and Alfreda Ryan and Viola Edmonds, of McLouth, attended a covered dish dinner at the Tonganoxie Friends Church Sun, Aug. 28.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
September 6, 2011
Fairmount Township volunteer firefighters are throwing a birthday bash next month and everyone is invited. The department, which is the state’s oldest township fire department, will celebrate on Sept. 22 and 23 in Basehor.
Neighbor: Ken Mark
September 6, 2011
This week’s neighbor is Ken Mark.
KVL Football Report: Week One
September 6, 2011
A look back at opening week for the 2011 Kaw Valley League football season.
Bravo’s late PK helps Sporting KC tie Galaxy
September 6, 2011
A record-setting crowd of 20,512 saw Sporting Kansas City earn a 2-2 draw against the LA Galaxy on Monday at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, courtesy of Designated Player Omar Bravo’s penalty kick in the second minute of second-half stoppage time.