Archive for Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Tonganxie lifters near end of season
February 22, 2012
For those not interested in basketball or wrestling, winter can be a dull time when it comes to sports. However, in the halls of Tonganoxie High, the options don’t stop at the mat or the hardwood.
State wrestling begins Friday in Salina
February 22, 2012
Tonganoxie High will have eight wrestlers in action this week at the Class 4A state wrestling championships in Salina.
KSHSAA releases sub-state basketball brackets
February 22, 2012
Basketball teams across Kansas know the paths they’ll have to take to state, as the Kansas State High School Activities Association has released its 2012 sub-state brackets.
Gambling task force forming; members sought
February 22, 2012
The Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services is seeking community leaders, gambling addiction professionals and concerned citizens to serve on a Problem Gambling Task Force for the Northeast Gaming Zone in the Kansas City area.
State Sen. Holland visiting Basehor Community Library
February 22, 2012
State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, will have a town-hall meeting at Basehor Community Library early next month.
Basehor Boy Scouts to raise funds with chili feed
February 22, 2012
Basehor Boy Scout Troop No. 169 will have its annual chili feed next week.
Leavenworth County leadership class collecting goods for needy
February 22, 2012
For one winter while she was growing up in Leavenworth, Sharon Tuttle’s family had no income while her father recovered from open-heart surgery.

THS girls win low-scoring battle with Pirates on senior night
February 22, 2012
When Tonganoxie and Piper squared off on the hardwood earlier this month, offense was a premium on both ends of the floor. History repeated itself in Tuesday’s rematch, and once again, the Chieftains did just enough to get the victory.
Changes to Kansas water policy moving forward
February 22, 2012 in print edition on A17
Legislators moved forward Monday on Kansas water policy changes aimed at improving conservation efforts and prolonging the life of water supplies.
Senator proposes adding funds to Brownback’s school finance plan
February 22, 2012 in print edition on A17
A Republican senator on Monday tried to increase support for Gov. Sam Brownback’s school finance overhaul by adding $41.8 million to the plan.
House panel delays vote on abortion bill
February 22, 2012 in print edition on A17
A Kansas House committee has postponed its vote on a bill aimed at preventing the state from subsidizing abortions even indirectly through tax credits or deductions.