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Five questions: Help for Habitat
August 6, 2013
The Kansas City-area chapter of Habitat for Humanity is in need of some help and has issued a challenge for the month of August. Vanessa Little, volunteer coordinator, discusses the challenge below.
American Legion Women’s Auxiliary sets monthly meeting time
August 6, 2013
Tonganoxie American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Post 41 has established a monthly meeting date and site.
Trails open house is Wednesday
August 6, 2013
The Leavenworth County Port Authority Trails committee has developed a comprehensive map of existing trails in Leavenworth County that will be on display on next month.
School year in Tonganoxie, McLouth to begin soon
August 6, 2013
The 2013-14 school year soon will start for area students.
Leavenworth County Fair winners in various shows
August 6, 2013
Here’s a look at top winners at the swine, beef, rabbit, goat and sheep shows at the Leavenworth County Fair. Youths are listed by name, city of residence, 4-H club or FFA chapter and ribbon won. Look for more results in a special fair section in the coming weeks.
Many Nations pow wow returning to area next month
August 6, 2013
The Indian Council of Many Nations will have its annual summer pow wow later this month, including a buffalo roast dinner and entertainment.
Springdale News
August 6, 2013
On July 25, Evelyn Schwinn and Sharon Lynn went to Golden Living in Edwardsville to visit their brother, Harold Steed.
McLouth Happenings
August 6, 2013
Jane (Macomber) Lamberson of Winchester will be the featured artist at the John Steuart Curry Boyhood Home and Museum Saturday and Sunday at Old Jefferson Town in Oskaloosa
Jarbalo Jottings
August 6, 2013
Three members of the Jaunty Jarbalonians attended the program presented by the Flint Hills Sweet Adelines July 28 at Lansing High School. The Heritage Center of Leavenworth sponsored the event. Those attending were Jane Turner, Lynn Paul and Thamar Barnett.
Weather a plus at this year’s fair, board president says
August 6, 2013
Temperatures weren’t in the triple digits for this year’s Leavenworth County Fair, and that might have helped with attendance.
Fair pie baking contest raises almost $600
August 6, 2013
Chris McMillian hasn’t baked a pie in years.
KC EDGE softball tryouts this week
August 6, 2013
The KC EDGE competitive softball team will have a pair of tryouts this week at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. The first tryout will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, and the second will be at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Tonganoxie trio finds success at summer baseball tournament
August 6, 2013
The Tonganoxie High baseball team officially wrapped up 2013 competition in mid-May, but for a couple select players, the season had only just begun.
Mom, daughter open dance studio in Tonganoxie
August 6, 2013
Rynette Reiling and her daughter, Chanel Reiling, had a grand plan to open a dance studio after Chanel finished college.
Judge sets September hearing for man charged with hiding cameras in Lawrence changing rooms
August 6, 2013
Man accused of hiding video camera in dressing rooms of downtown Lawrence shops
House’s top budget writer says legislators will have lots of questions for higher education officials
August 6, 2013
Usefulness of student meetings questioned
Douglas County drug investigation seizes $1 million in meth from Mexican drug cartel
August 6, 2013
25 pounds of meth found largest quantity seized in Lawrence
Area 4-H member is four-time grand champ in market beef
August 6, 2013
Jody Baragary’s market steer, Slider, might be considered a bit small against the competition. But he came up big in the Leavenworth County Fair beef show.