Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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THS students having career fair, service day next week
April 25, 2012
Tonganoxie High School will have its annual Career Fair and Community Service Day on Wednesday, May 2.
Citywide cleanup Saturday
April 25, 2012
The Tonganoxie Citywide Cleanup will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, with drop-off taking place in the lot east of the Tonganoxie City Fire Station, 825 E. Fourth St.
Free concert Thursday in downtown Tonganoxie
April 25, 2012
Several downtown Tonganoxie businesses will have a customer appreciation party on Thursday, featuring a free concert.
Neighbors: JoAnn Maciaszek
April 25, 2012
JoAnn Maciaszek of Basehor is this week’s Neighbor.
McLouth softball DH rescheduled
April 25, 2012
McLouth’s softball makeup doubleheader vs. Riverside has been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2.
Proactive conversation
April 25, 2012
Fresh on the heels of a quarter-inch of rain the night before, more than 60 farmers, irrigators and Colby Community College students watched as Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill that allows for creation of local enhanced management areas, referred to as LEMAs. This new tool is intended to encourage more local action on saving water.
Letter to the editor: Thanks Leavenworth County
April 25, 2012
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class of 2011-12 organized a countywide food drive during the month of February.
Fort Leavenworth historic tour is May 5
April 25, 2012
Many historical homes and famous sites of Fort Leavenworth will be open to the public during the 35th annual Fort Leavenworth Historic Homes Tour 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 25, 2012
Hip pockets are one of many guys’ most important and busy pockets, and they do wear out, many times way ahead of the knees.
Jarbalo Jottings
April 25, 2012
Thanks to everyone who helped make the Jarbalo United Methodist Church rummage and bake sake a success. That includes the buyers, the people who donated articles and the people who worked.
McLouth Happenings
April 25, 2012
The McLouth Friendship Club met April 16, with 16 members present and 16 guests from the McLouth High School National Honor Society. Lillian Shrader and Delores Dohrn were hostesses and tables were decorated in the Easter theme. 
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
April 25, 2012
(Caption under picture.) Tom Norman checks the National Weather Service rain gauge Monday at his farm eight miles southeast of Tonganoxie. Norman’s father, Bill Norman, began keeping weather statistics 41 years ago, and Tom Norman continues the family tradition.
McLouth Middle School honor roll
April 25, 2012
Here are McLouth Middle School honor roll listings:
Springdale News
April 25, 2012
On Saturday, April 14, Genevieve Schwinn, Sue Todd and Evelyn Schwinn went to the First Presbyterian Church in Gardner for a bridal shower for the bride-elect of John Allen.
Humane Society having quarterly meeting Tuesday
April 25, 2012
The Leavenworth County Humane Society will have a quarterly membership meeting next week in Leavenworth.
BLHS Jazz Night set for May 3 at Legends 14 Theatres
April 25, 2012
The fifth annual Basehor-Linwood High School Jazz Night will be next week at Phoenix Legends 14 Theatres in Kansas City, Kan.
Leavenworth man sentenced to more than 12 years in child pornography case
April 25, 2012
A 55-year-old Leavenworth man has been sentenced to more than 12 years for distributing child pornography and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution to victims whose photos were distributed on the Internet, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
Chieftain baseball falls to Lansing in extras
April 25, 2012
The Tonganoxie High baseball team battled Lansing to a 4-4 tie after seven innings Monday, but the Lions got the last laugh.
A look inside the landfill
Variety of activity — even wildlife — abounds inside the nearly 1,000-acre site
April 25, 2012 in print edition on A1
Behind the steep berms hiding it from public view, the Johnson County Landfill is home to both arid moon-like landscapes and lush green pockets teeming with wildlife. The Dispatch takes you on a photo tour of the largest landfill of its kind in the Midwest.