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Springdale News
July 16, 2013
Danny and Linda R. Schwinn hosted their annual Fourth of July celebration at their home.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 16, 2013
Gary Oelschlaeger of Blue Springs visited Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger Friday.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
July 16, 2013
Kezia Huseman, an eighth-grader at Tonganoxie Junior High, was among 25 girls who recently visited Emporia State University for “MASTER IT!” For six days, participants immersed themselves in math and science, two subjects young female students tend to avoid. “MASTER IT!” is an acronym for “Mathematics and Science to Explore Careers: Investigating Together.” It is a free, yearlong program that begins with a one-week summer residential program at ESU, followed by four Saturday activities throughout the school year.
Dream leads to restaurant mural in Tonganoxie
July 16, 2013
If you dream it, they will paint.
50s night fundraiser planned for CASA
July 16, 2013
Local residents can step back in time at a local fundraiser.
KDHE conducting telephone survey
July 16, 2013
Survey started Monday
Kansas among few states that cut funding to universities
July 16, 2013
37 states funded universities at higher lever for next fiscal year
Voting rights advocates fear problems with proof of citizenship requirement will mean many lost votes; board rejects Kobach modification
July 16, 2013
Law requires birth certificate, passport or other document for those registering in state for the first time
Five questions: Having a field day
July 16, 2013
The 16th annual Kansas State Research and Extension Horticulture Center Field Day will be July 27. Alan Stevens, the center’s director, explains what visitors to the center near Olathe can expect during the field day.
Community Blood Center drive is Friday at VFW Hall
July 16, 2013
Community Blood Center will have a blood drive next week in Tonganoxie.
LMH 5K set for Saturday, will take place in Tonganoxie
July 16, 2013
The Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association will have its fifth annual Small Town Big Cause 5K run/walk at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie High grad garners $1,000 Kohl’s scholarship
July 16, 2013
Kohl’s Department Stores have awarded a Tonganoxie High School graduate a $1,000 scholarship.
Open house for Leavenworth County trails maps postponed
01:24 p.m., July 16, 2013 Updated 12:37 p.m.
The Leavenworth County Port Authority Trails committee has developed a comprehensive map of existing trails in Leavenworth County that will be on display at a date to be determined — it just won’t be next week.
Mobile Screening Unit coming to Linwood Lions BBQ
July 16, 2013
The Linwood Lions Club is bringing the Kansas Lions Mobile Screening Unit to the Linwood Community Center on Saturday to conduct free health screenings as part of the Linwood Lions Club Barbecue.
Early 1900s trick photos focus of society event
July 16, 2013
From the early 1900s through 1940, two early pioneers of trick photography and printin, William H. “Dad” Martin and Frank D. “Pop” Conrad, found inspiration in the bugs, crops and industry of Kansas.
T. rex was a predator, KU researchers conclude
July 16, 2013
You might not guess it if you’ve watched “Jurassic Park,” but for about 100 years, some paleontologists have argued that the famed dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex was actually a scavenger that fed on carcasses, not the fearsome predator many imagine.