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Chieftain girls make quick work of Tigers
THS advances to sub-state semifinals, will face Hayden
February 28, 2012
With sub-state competition in full force, winning is officially the only thing that matters. However, doing so comfortably never hurts.
THS boys down Jeff West to advance to sub-state semis
Chieftains will face Hayden at 6 p.m. Friday
February 28, 2012
Following Tonganoxie’s sub-state quarterfinal win Tuesday against Jeff West, players and coaches agreed on one thing: the game wasn’t pretty. At this time of year, though, pretty doesn’t matter.
Tornado watch issued for Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties
February 28, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties. It is in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday.
Leaping birthday
Brothers, born on leap day, celebrate their “3rd” birthdays today
February 28, 2012
Twins in the Huseman family are nothing new. Gad and Zeb Huseman, sixth-graders at Tonganoxie Middle School, actually make up the third set of twins in their family — their grandmother, Janice Huseman, had a twin sister. Janice and her sister’s grandmother had a twin brother as well.
Schlageck: Dress the part
February 28, 2012
If Billy Crystal’s Fernando character were to visit a Kansas farm this spring you can be sure he wouldn’t be telling too many farmers, “Darling, you look marvelous.” You can also bet not too many farmers step into the cab of their tractors wearing any of the high fashions portrayed on the pages of GQ or Esquire.
Letter: A district of its own
February 28, 2012
Why is Leavenworth County split into two state senate districts? The population of Leavenworth County is large enough to deserve to be a standalone district. Southern Leavenworth County is in the 3rd District, leaving the rest of Leavenworth County in the 5th district.
Letter: Report stray animals
February 28, 2012
In December 2008, the Sheriff’s Department (animal control authority) announced that it would no longer pick up and impound stray or abandoned pets.
Council selects police site
February 28, 2012
A long-term site has been selected for the Tonganoxie Police Department.
Driver declines hospital visit after rollover on U.S. 24-40 near Basehor
February 28, 2012
A Tonganoxie woman turned down medical treatment after a one-car rollover accident Monday on U.S. Highway 24-40 just west of Basehor.
Basehor residents turn out in droves to recall mayor, 2 council members
10:17 a.m., February 28, 2012 Updated 11:57 p.m.
In great numbers and by a wide margin, Basehor residents on Tuesday decided to clean house at City Hall.
Proposal would put chapel in the Capitol
07:00 a.m., February 28, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Legislators this week are expected to consider a proposal to set aside space in the Statehouse for an all-faiths chapel.