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BLHS grad pays homage to great uncle through book
July 10, 2013
Niki Svenson didn’t legitimately start writing until she was 15, but even at an early age, she had a pen in her hand.
K-7 baseball comes up short in series finale
Loss to Turner caps off 10-4 season
July 10, 2013
The Tonganoxie K-7 baseball had plenty of opportunities to end its summer on a high note, but when the final out was recorded, the team found itself one run short.
Blood drive is next week in Tonganoxie
July 10, 2013
Community Blood Center will have a blood drive next week in Tonganoxie.
Brownback’s office says he will release judical applicants’ names, then backs off statement
July 10, 2013
Under fire from advocates for open government, Gov. Sam Brownback’s office on Tuesday said he will disclose the names of applicants for a new Kansas Court of Appeals position. But then minutes later the office said a decision on that issue hadn’t been finalized yet.
State education board seeks $656 million funding increase
July 10, 2013
The Kansas State Board of Education voted today to seek an estimated $656 million funding increase for fiscal year 2015, which begins next July.
Kansas concealed carry permits set record in 2012
July 10, 2013
Applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Kansas set a record in the fiscal year ending June 30, more than doubling the record set in the previous year.
Area wheat harvest a successful one
July 10, 2013
Wellsville farmer Robin Dunn says that after last year’s drought local farmers deserve a break, and they seem to have gotten one, in the form of a successful wheat harvest.
One traffic fatality, 37 DUI arrests, reported by KHP over Fourth of July weekend
July 10, 2013
The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to one fatal vehicle accident that resulted in one death over the Fourth of July holiday weekend from July 3 to July 7, according to a news release issued by the KHP.
Five questions: It’s fair time
July 10, 2013
It’s almost fair season in the area. This week’s five questions comes from information posted on the websites of the Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte County fairs and the Vinland Fair.
Tonganoxie High School graduate receives $1,000 scholarship from Kohl’s
July 10, 2013
Kohl’s Department Stores have awarded a Tonganoxie High School graduate a $1,000 scholarship.