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Chieftain volleyball sweeps Piper for third straight win
October 2, 2012
Following a string of tough outings and close finishes, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team is back on a win streak.
Five questions: Fire prevention
04:22 p.m., October 2, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
In this week’s Five Questions, Kansas State Fire Marshal Doug Jorgensen answers a few questions about fire prevention.
THS soccer schedule altered, volleyball to host sub-state
October 2, 2012
The Tonganoxie High boys soccer game schedule for Oct. 9 at Maur Hill-Mount Academy has been rescheduled for Oct. 8 at home. The Chieftains now have three remaining home games, including Thursday against Bishop Ward and Oct. 18 against Leavenworth.
Genesis Christian Academy will have fall celebration
October 2, 2012
Genesis Christian Academy will play host to its annual fall celebration from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
THS graduate earns master’s at Fort Hays State
October 2, 2012
A Tonganoxie High School graduate has earned a master’s degree from Fort Hays State University.
Wiley family reunion rescheduled for Oct. 21
October 2, 2012
The Wiley family reunion basket dinner has been rescheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds’ 4-H building in Tonganoxie.
Farm tour this weekend
October 2, 2012
The eighth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and once again there will be a Tonganoxie farm featured.
Cafe may open in town
October 2, 2012
Another Lawrence restaurant could be expanding to Tonganoxie.
KFAC invites Kansas youth to enter postcard art contest
October 2, 2012
The Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom invites all kindergarten through sixth-grade students in Kansas to participate in its 2013 postcard art contest. The theme for this year is “Kansas Farmers Help Feed The World,” which focuses on the impact agriculture in Kansas has on the entire world.
Schlageck: Community investment
October 2, 2012
While Kansas is blessed with many resources, without question its people are the most valuable. While traveling from Colby to Leavenworth a couple weeks ago, the importance of people came into sharp focus once again.
Meier: Traffic update
October 2, 2012
This summer, the Kansas Department of Transportation came to Leavenworth to brief the county and cities on the results of their Northeast Kansas 5 County Regional Transportation Study, in which KDOT looked at transportation system management and travel demand.
Advance, satellite voting begins Oct. 17
02:30 p.m., October 2, 2012 Updated 03:24 p.m.
The general election is five weeks away, but there are several opportunities for voters to cast their ballots in advance of Nov. 6.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 2, 2012
Christine Black went to Wellsville last Monday to be with her son, Ben Black, and his family to celebrate his birthday. She took him a birthday cake.
Springdale News
October 2, 2012
A large crowd of friends and relatives attended the wedding of Rick Schwinn and Jackie McCellan on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Red Barn Farm in Weston, Mo. Danny and Linda Schwinn hosted a rehearsal dinner on Thursday for the wedding party and families.
McLouth Happenings
October 2, 2012
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 393 of McLouth is no longer an active organization. Please mail your Auxiliary membership payments to the state office: American Legion Auxiliary; Dept. HQ; 1314-B  S.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS  66612.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 2, 2012
A needle and thread can be so very important. It seems there are times when that’s the only remedy. Threading that needle can be one of the toughest, most frustrating problems.
Remember When: A Community Review
October 2, 2012
Deaths: Lewis Dale Freeman Jr., 74, Tonganoxie, died Sept. 15, 2002; Katharine Towell, 83, Tonganoxie, died Sept. 12, 2002.
Six Warriors medal in Baldwin City
October 2, 2012
Six members of the Tonganoxie Middle School cross country teams earned individual medals at the Gary Gribble Saucony Classic on Saturday in Baldwin City. The top 10 finishers from each division were awarded medals.
THS volleyball goes 2-0 at triangular
October 2, 2012
The Tonganoxie High cross country team won a pair of matches on Monday in a triangular with Washington and Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kan.