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Chieftain soccer falls to Braves in OT
September 3, 2013
Tonganoxie High led on three separate occasions, but couldn’t seal the deal in a 4-3, overtime loss to Bonner Springs Tuesday at Chieftain Park.
Soldier sentenced to life arrives at Fort Leavenworth
September 3, 2013
Robert Bales arrived last week at Fort Leavenworth’s United States Disciplinary Barracks for post-trial confinement.
TES Parent Teacher Club to have Sonic fundraiser
September 3, 2013
Tonganoxie Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Club is having a Sonic Night from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Sonic in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce to have coffee gathering Sept. 12
September 3, 2013
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce will have its September coffee at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Chieftain Park shelter house in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie City Council meeting dates changing
September 3, 2013
There will be a change in meeting times for Tonganoxie City Council starting this month.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
September 3, 2013
Deaths: Maxine Engle, 78, Tonganoxie, died Aug. 14, 2003; Allen J. Houk, 52, Oskaloosa, died Aug. 17, 2003 of an apparent heart attack; Curtis T. “Tom” McGown, 58, Tonganoxie, died Aug. 14, 2003; Sylvia Weeks Nitcher Medlock, 67, Oskaloosa, died Aug. 17, 2003; Mark E. Williams, 44, Tonganoxie, died Aug. 16, 2003.
Springdale News
September 3, 2013
Visiting Evelyn Schwinn on Aug. 25 were Jeanette Cole, Luke and Emily, Peggy Gillaspie and Brian and Linda Schwinn.
McLouth Happenings
September 3, 2013
Bob and Alfreda Ryan had a birthday celebration for their daughter, Kathel, Aug. 25 at their home.
Local residents injured in wrecks throughout Leavenworth County
September 3, 2013
Several wrecks occurred last week in the Tonganoxie area. Here are updates on those accidents.
Around the world
Tonganoxie High grad and aviator plans symbolic flight to honor her namesake
September 3, 2013
The countdown to an around-the-world adventure is on.
Tonganoxie Civic Club/Lawrence Memorial Hospital health fair Saturday at THS; benefit walk also planned
September 3, 2013
Tonganoxie Civic Club is partnering with Lawrence Memorial Hospital for a health fair Saturday. TCC also will have a benefit walk at the event.
Affordable Care Act nears major milestone; Brownback still opposed
September 3, 2013
In October, people without health insurance can enroll in the new health care marketplace at the healthcare.gov website for coverage that beings Jan. 1.
Groups urge Legislature to change proof-of-citizenship requirement for voter registration
September 3, 2013
Opponents say law was an “intentional effort” to make it more difficult for him to vote.
MHS cross country returns leading runners
September 3, 2013
The McLouth High cross country program is under new leadership for the first time since 2007, and the new head coach will have one of the biggest Bulldog rosters in recent memory.
Bulldog volleyball team hopes to utilize veteran lineup
September 3, 2013
With a new head coach and largely inexperienced roster, wins were hard to come by for the McLouth High volleyball team in 2012. With an added year of experience under their belts, victories could come much more often this fall.
KU honors program increases ranks by 45 percent
September 3, 2013
As statewide cuts to higher education have Kansas University schools and programs facing shrinking budgets, one university program is expanding.
McLouth football eyes continued success in 2013
01:20 p.m., September 3, 2013 Updated 01:28 p.m.
There will be some noticeable differences when McLouth High takes the football field this fall. But, despite making changes at several key positions, the 2013 Bulldogs have reason to believe they can enjoy similar success to that of last year’s team.
Kansas: Brownback holds firm on Affordable Care Act opposition
September 3, 2013
With a month to go before the launch of a major portion of the Affordable Care Act, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback remains opposed to the law — even as some other Republican governors have softened their opposition and even begrudgingly accepted the new health insurance program in their states.
Tonganoxie City Council agenda for tonight’s meeting
September 3, 2013
Tonganoxie City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013: