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Warrior football teams fall to Monticello Trails
September 17, 2013
The Tonganoxie Middle School football teams fell to Monticello Trails on Tuesday. The seventh-graders dropped a 39-16 decision at home, while the eight-graders fell on the road, 42-28.
THS volleyball swept by Basehor-Linwood
September 17, 2013
In back-to-back sets, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team had itself in position to take down a league rival on its home floor. However, on both occasions, the Chieftains couldn’t seal the deal.
Team Tongie events planned for first weekend of October
September 17, 2013
Team Tongie will have a Splatter Run at its annual block party the first weekend of October.
Local Democrats to have Saturday picnic fundraiser
September 17, 2013
Leavenworth County Democrats will have a picnic fundraiser/rally 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Tonganoxie VFW Park in Tonganoxie.
Candidates to speak about Affordable Care Act
September 17, 2013
A public forum to address the Affordable Care Act will start at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, in Leavenworth.
KDOT says new traffic signal a go
September 17, 2013
It appears Tonganoxie will be getting another traffic signal.
McLouth Threshing Bee kicks off Friday
September 17, 2013
Farm machinery of days gone by will take center stage Friday through Sunday at the McLouth Threshing Bee.
Historic figures coming to life at historical society meeting
September 17, 2013
Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Nation and John Taylor all will come to life at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tongaoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
Mud run digs into new time slot
September 17, 2013
The mud run that has been a popular event during the Leavenworth County Fair will take place this weekend at the fairgrounds.
McLouth Happenings
September 17, 2013
McLouth’s annual Threshing Bee is Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 
Jarbalo Jottings
September 17, 2013
There was a 50-year year wedding anniversary celebration for Ronnie and Sharon Sample Sept. 8 at Jarbalo United Methodist Church. They were married in the church.
Five questions: Uniquely Kansas
September 17, 2013
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is asking Kansans to participate in the third annual Kansas Green Teams photo contest, celebrating the beauty and unique character of the state. The following answers to this week’s Five Questions are provided by kansasgreenteams.org.
EAST group organizing tree lighting ceremony
September 17, 2013
Entrepreneurs Achieving Success Together in Tonganoxie will be the leading organization for this year’s Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, which will be Saturday, Nov. 23, in downtown Tonganoxie.
Development Corporations meetings set for this month
September 17, 2013
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation has several events coming up.
Creative Nail puts new polish on longtime storefront
September 17, 2013
Walk into Shelbie Jaster’s new business in downtown Tonganoxie and you can see the Romantic Flamingo and Daisy Pedals.
Remember When: A Community Review
September 17, 2013
Editor’s note: Remember When will not be published in the coming weeks, but will return on a date to be determined.
Memorial golf tournament to honor MHS student
September 17, 2013
An annual memorial golf tournament to honor a McLouth High School student killed in Costa Rica will be Sunday, Sept. 29, in Kansas City, Kan.
Springdale News
September 17, 2013
Visiting Evelyn Schwinn Sept. 7 were Ed and Peggy Gillaspie. They also visited Ed’s mother, Frances, in Lansing.
O’Hagan earns volleyball awards at CSUB
September 17, 2013
A former Tonganoxie High volleyball player recently was honored in the collegiate ranks, as 2011 grad Molly O’Hagan was named the Western Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week on Sept. 9.