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McLouth volleyball drops two at Valley Falls triangular
August 28, 2012
McLouth High got within inches of its first volleyball win of the season Tuesday, but will have to wait until its next match for another shot at victory.
THS volleyball sweeps Turner for second win
August 28, 2012
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team picked up its second win in as many days with a sweep of Turner Tuesday in the THS gymnasium.
Chieftain soccer wins OT thriller at Bonner Springs
August 28, 2012
Ever since Tonganoxie High’s first day of soccer practice, coach Brian Kroll has emphasized the importance of playing a sound game. The Chieftains weren’t always in sync in Tuesday’s game at Bonner Springs, but they were at their best when it mattered most.
Leavenworth County Fair champions
August 28, 2012
This is a listing of champions from various categories at the Leavenworth County Fair in 4-H competition.
Alzheimer’s on rise; resources can help
August 28, 2012
Don Huebner of Tonganoxie said he has started to notice that Alzheimer’s has all but destroyed his wife, Patti’s, short-term memory.
Schlageck: Shine with safety
August 28, 2012
With every passing year, farm machinery becomes larger and larger. Some of this new equipment is so large it extends into the oncoming traffic lane and far beyond the tractor pulling it.
Knowledge for Life: 4-H is family
August 28, 2012
With a lot to see and do at the beginning of the new school year, a Kansas 4-H specialist reminds families the 4-H welcome mat is out — and all are welcome.
Pastor’s Corner
August 28, 2012
What is greater than God but more evil than the devil?
Pianist, violinist to perform at First Congregational Church
August 28, 2012
Pianist Ellen Bottorff and violinist Tami Lee Hughes will be performing in concert at the First Congregational Church, 303 E. Fourth St., in Tonganoxie. The performance will take place in the sanctuary from 3-4 p.m. Sunday.
Local graduates complete Navy basic training
August 28, 2012
Two recent area high school graduates have completed U.S. Navy basic training.
Whitledge, Shelton win Elliot Heart Award
August 28, 2012
Tonganoxie High seniors Jenny Whitledge and Bret Shelton received the Elliot Heart Award on Aug. 23 at an assembly at the THS auditorium.
Youth donates to Humane Society for birthday
August 28, 2012
Mathia Slinkard of Tonganoxie recently dedicated her birthday to helping pets in Leavenworth County.
McLouth football opens Friday with Nemaha Valley
August 28, 2012
The McLouth High football team will begin its quest for a playoff bid Friday when it opens the 2012 season at home against Class 3A and Big Seven Conference school Nemaha Valley. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Stan Braksick Sports Complex.
THS football team to face tough test Friday at Lansing
August 28, 2012
More than two weeks ago, Tonganoxie High began its football season at the first possible minute. With the Chieftains’ first game now just two days away, all their hard work and preparation are about to be put to the test.