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THS soccer gets first win at Atchison
11:46 p.m., September 10, 2013 Updated 05:12 p.m.
The Tonganoxie High soccer team’s search for its first win has come to an end.
A climb to reflect
Firefighters join in 9/11 memorial
September 10, 2013
David Mellen never knew New York City firefighter David Weiss, but an annual 9/11 event in Kansas City, Mo., has helped Mellen feel a significant connection to the fallen firefighter.
U.S. Navy veteran recalls Sept. 11
September 10, 2013
I had put in my paperwork to retire from the Navy a couple weeks before Sept. 11, 2001, having served for more than 20 years.
Sheriff’s officer graduates from state training center
September 10, 2013
A Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office official has graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson.
Room for growth
Tan Time moves to former post office
September 10, 2013
Dimmy Knipp receives plenty of walk-in traffic from customers wanting to use her tanning beds at Tan Time in downtown Tonganoxie.
Grand time in Tonganoxie
Hundreds of grandparents attend annual school festivities at TESTMS
September 10, 2013
Keith and Chris Carlson thought nothing of driving 634 miles to visit grandson Brayden McCann-Folsom on Friday at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Tonganoxie school board considers ways to curb decreasing ACT scores
September 10, 2013
Tonganoxie ACT scores are down across the board, a trend school officials say must stop.
Victory Baptist Church to have annual round-up
September 10, 2013
Victory Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, will have its annual round-up at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the church, 1302 West St. (U.S. Highway 24-40) in Tonganoxie.
Five questions: Fall garden prep
September 10, 2013
The summer heat is still on its way out the door, but it’s not too early to start preparing your garden for the fall season. With the impending changes in weather come necessary changes in preparation and care for plants and vegetables. Answers provided by the Home and Garden Network.
Local Democrats to have picnic fundraiser Sept. 21
September 10, 2013
Leavenworth County Democrats will have a picnic fundraiser/rally 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Tonganoxie VFW Park in Tonganoxie.
Praeger to discuss Affordable Care Act; candidates to speak
September 10, 2013
The League of Women Voters of Leavenworth County has invited Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger to speak at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce, on the current status of the Affordable Care Act, how the enrollment and health exchanges will work in Kansas, and the implications for change in health coverage as of Jan. 1, 2014.
Tonganoxie citywide sale planned for next month
September 10, 2013
The fall Tonganoxie Citywide Garage Sale will be next month.
Springdale News
September 10, 2013
On Aug. 29, Sharon Lynn of Leavenworth came to visit her sister, Evelyn Schwinn, and brought lunch. They enjoyed the time together.
McLouth Happenings
September 10, 2013
McLouth’s annual Threshing Bee will celebrate its 56th Year Sept. 20-22.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 10, 2013
Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger had a cookout on Labor Day. Their guests were John, Janice and Amy Oelschlaeger of Lawrence; Helen and Jason McBroom and Marilyn Oxley, all of Tonganoxie.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
September 10, 2013
Sunflowers Revisited: Pictures showed Ashley Hicklin, daughter of Jennifer and Jason Hicklin, Basehor, visiting the sunflower fields belonging to Ted and Kris Grinter. A picture taken three years ago of Ashley was so popular that Mirror news editor Lisa Scheller asked to take another of Ashley, who began kindergarten the week before.
MHS boys basketball to host golf tournament in Ozawkie
September 10, 2013
The McLouth High boys basketball team will host a golf tournament at 1:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at Village Greens Golf Course in Ozawkie.