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9-year-old batboy honored at team’s 1st game since his death
August 5, 2015
A 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita has been honored at the baseball team’s first game since his death.
Kansas Supreme Court to hear cases in Garden City in October
August 5, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court is taking its show on the road in October with a special evening session in southwest Kansas.
Tonganoxie American Legion Post 41 makes large donation with flag
Fire department to fly flag at community events
August 5, 2015
Tonganoxie American Legion Post 41 presented the Tonganoxie City Fire Department with a large American flag to be flown at various functions. The post presented the 20-by-30-foot American flag to the fire department July 25 during the movie night at the new Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Tonganoxie FFA members participate in state convention
August 5, 2015
Tonganoxie FFA members participated in the state convention earlier in the summer in Manhattan. Students were at McCain Auditorium on the Kansas State University campus. Tonganoxie FFA had three students, Zach Callahan, Sierra Graham and Justin Patrick win the state FFA degree.
Tonganoxie City Council still mulling police stations
City buys former post office for offices
August 5, 2015
The Tonganoxie police station is expected to be moving, but where exactly that will be continues to be a point of contention. The council continued its ongoing discussion about the department headquarters’ future at Monday’s meeting. At the previous meeting, the council approved pursuing an existing building to repurpose.
Geologists: Drilling slowdown cuts number of Kansas quakes
August 5, 2015
Oil drilling in Kansas has slowed since winter, and so have the frequency and intensity of earthquakes in the southern part of the state.
Kansas lawmakers to reopen debate over police body cameras
August 5, 2015
Kansas legislators are reopening their debate over requiring body cameras for police, and a key Republican says he’s determined to resolve issues that kept lawmakers from enacting such a policy in the year following a white officer’s shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo.
Sideline Chic moves into downtown Bonner Springs
August 5, 2015
A growing business is staying true to its small town roots by moving to downtown Bonner Springs.