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TMS football teams defeat Basehor-Linwood
September 24, 2013
The Tonganoxie Middle School football teams both picked up wins Tuesday against Basehor-Linwood.
THS cross country sweeps team titles at home meet
07:09 p.m., September 24, 2013 Updated 07:25 p.m.
The Tonganoxie High cross country teams protected their home course Tuesday, sweeping the boys and girls team titles at their home invitational at Tonganoxie Middle School.
Local man faces challenges years after traumatic brain injuries
September 24, 2013
Ronnie Wishon’s road to Tonganoxie has been filled with unthinkable events.
Eyes on home
THS grad returns to practice optometry
September 24, 2013
Katie Volk had plans for the medical field, but during her junior year of college, she decided that her career path needed to take a different route.
2 KC area residents arrested in prescription forgery case
September 24, 2013
An attempt to pick up prescription drugs last week in downtown Tonganoxie led to the arrest of two Kansas City area residents.
Remember When column to make return later this year
September 24, 2013
Billie Aye’s Remember When column will not be published in The Mirror in the coming weeks, but is expected to return later this year.
McLouth part of Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
September 24, 2013
McLouth is one of three towns in the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.
Tonganoxie citywide sale set for next month
September 24, 2013
The fall Tonganoxie Citywide Garage Sale will be Saturday, Oct. 5, throughout the city.
LCDC to begin search for new coordinator
September 24, 2013
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation soon will be searching for a new economic development coordinator.
Small/home business expo, fundraiser set for Oct. 5
September 24, 2013
A small/home business expo will serve as a fundraiser benefit Saturday, Oct. 5, for a Tonganoxie Middle School student.
Tonganoxie police calls, Sept. 13-25, 2013
September 24, 2013
Tonganoxie police calls for Sept. 13-22, 2013:
Splatter Run, block party highlight Team Tongie events
05:39 p.m., September 24, 2013 Updated 12:08 p.m.
Team Tongie will have a Splatter Run at its annual block party the first weekend of October.
Tonganoxie singer to perform at George Jones tribute concert
September 24, 2013
Tonganoxie country music recording artist Joey Glenn will perform this weekend at the Tribute to George Jones Concert in the Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. Glenn and other performers will sing various George Jones songs at the concert.
KU to recognize local Kansas honor scholars
September 24, 2013
Students from Tonganoxie and McLouth high schools will be recognized as Kansas Honor Scholars at a reception at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Kansas Union’s Woodruff Auditorium.
Five questions: Better studying
September 24, 2013
Now that school is in full swing, many students are spending lots of time outside of the classroom working on homework or studying. Educators with the Kansas Connections Academy, a K-12 virtual online school, say there are a number of ways in which you can make your home into an environment that facilitates learning and more regular study habits.
Fall a crucial time for strawberries
September 24, 2013
Fall might signal the end of the growing season for many garden plants, but Marilee Drennan of Trieb Corner Garden and Greenhouse notes that there’s one plant that still requires some attention.
On Gardening: Southern Belle echinacea a champion bloomer
September 24, 2013
Southern Belle, in simple terms, is the best echinacea I have ever grown. It is in its 15th week of blooming and still forming buds. The other varieties in our garden stopped weeks ago. Southern Belle has only been out a couple of years and originated from breeding in the Netherlands. It is being introduced from Plants Nourveau in Charleston, S.C., as part of their Cone-fections series.
$3.1 million Affordable Care Act grant comes to Kansas to help consumers review insurance rates
September 24, 2013
The funds will be used to support state efforts to review health insurance rate requests and educate consumers on providers’ pricing
Kansas University professor receiving death threats over NRA tweet
September 24, 2013
Colleagues issue statement in support of professor’s free-speech rights
Proposed Westar settlement would raise residential rates $3 per month
September 24, 2013
The proposal will next go to the Kansas Corporation Commission on Thursday for consideration.
Chiefs honor Troyer with coaching award
12:06 p.m., September 24, 2013 Updated 04:06 p.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs have named Tonganoxie High football coach Al Troyer the Chiefs High School Football Coach of the Week.