Archive for Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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T-Bones fall to Winnipeg in series opener
July 31, 2012
Getting runners on base wasn’t an issue in the T-Bones’ series opener against the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Getting them across the plate, however, proved a little more challenging.
Questionnaire: Anthony Brown, 3rd District Kansas Senate race
July 31, 2012
Candidate questionnaire from state Rep. Anthony Brown, Republican candidate for the state Senate from the 3rd District.
Republican state Rep. Anthony Brown attempting leap to Senate
July 31, 2012
This year’s redistricting jumble did play a role in state Rep. Anthony Brown’s decision to run for a state Senate seat, the Eudora Republican said.
Republicans face off after redistricting
July 31, 2012
Redistricting has set the stage for a primary face-off between two Leavenworth County Republicans: Sandra Bohne and Connie O’Brien.
Tellefson says he’ll represent constituents’ views well
July 31, 2012
J.C. Tellefson, a former Leavenworth County commissioner who lives in Leavenworth, thinks he better represents the 3rd District of the Kansas Senate, which includes small communities and two college towns, Lawrence and Baldwin City, than his opponent, state Rep. Anthony Brown.
Presidential election: What impact will young voters have?
July 31, 2012
A political junkie from a family of staunch Republicans said he supports Obama’s re-election after researching his first term.
New 2 U Boutique to close
July 31, 2012
Tammy Kalebaugh said she’s had loyal customers since she, along with daughter Erin Kalebaugh, opened New 2 U Thrift and Gift Boutique this past October at 528 E. Fourth St. in Tonganoxie.
Rural fire destroys workshop, nearby trucks and tires
July 31, 2012
An estimated 50 firefighters from seven fire departments responded Saturday to a rural Tonganoxie fire that destroyed a workshop and nearby truck and tires.
Leavenworth County Fair starts Tuesday in Tonganoxie
July 31, 2012
The Leavenworth County Fairgrounds will be bustling with activity next week as the Leavenworth County Fair opens Tuesday in Tonganoxie.
Linenberger: Fair, election
July 31, 2012
The Leavenworth County Fair Parade usually has no shortage of political candidates hitting the pavement.
Five questions: Technical boost
01:27 p.m., July 31, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback recently encouraged high school students to take advantage of free tuition offered through the state’s new Career and Technical Education Act.
SMNW alum to host MMA judging, referee seminar
12:37 p.m., July 31, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee Mission Northwest alum and current mixed martial arts commentator Sean Wheelock will host an MMA referee and judge training seminar Saturday through Sunday at the Overland Park Convention Center.
Big names turn out for Metro Sports/KC Preps Invitational hoops tourney in Shawnee
12:30 p.m., July 31, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Metro Sports/KC Prep Invitational held at Okun Fieldhouse this weekend was a hot spot for college recruiters as several talented AAU teams from all over the country came to compete.
Springdale News
July 31, 2012
The Schwinns of this area attended the funeral and visitation for Leona Rose Schwinn Friday, July 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Leavenworth.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 31, 2012
Relatives and friends gathered Saturday afternoon at the home of Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger for a celebration of their 21st wedding anniversary.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 31, 2012
Sewing machines are very reasonable now in price. I suppose they are now mass produced.
Remember When: A Community Review
July 31, 2012
Master Gardeners take tour of Lenahan grounds in Tonganoxie: Seven months after her death last December, Jean Lenahan’s home garden still is providing joy to all who view it.
More than 100 turn out for youth football camp
July 31, 2012
The summer heat did nothing to damper the excitement for the upcoming football season, as 114 local kids flocked to the Tonganoxie High practice field for last week’s youth football camp.
Legion baseball team wraps up 2012 season
July 31, 2012
The Tonganoxie American Legion baseball team didn’t have the strong end of the season it was looking for, but improvement was still evident across the diamond.