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Antler broker flourishes in his Delphos business
December 1, 2015
As he embarked on adulthood, Heath Merry hopped on a typical path, but what happened in the process sent him on a nonconventional and lucrative adventure that continues to grow. Pulling from an outdoors passion, collecting deer antlers has evolved into a full-time gig that features travel and a six-figure salary.
Inmate punished for role in Iowa prison scandal
December 1, 2015
The inmate at the center of a cellphone smuggling investigation at an Iowa prison was punished with confinement and a return to his home state of Kansas.
Kansas has nearly $8M surplus in tax collections in November
December 1, 2015
Kansas is reporting that it collected nearly $8 million more in taxes than anticipated in November, with both income and sales taxes exceeding expectations.
Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices
December 1, 2015
The nation’s net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet.
Time for merriment: Tonganoxie’s Madrigal Feaste is Friday, Saturday
December 1, 2015
The Tonganoxie High School Vocal Department again will be performing for the THS Madrigal Feaste, which is Friday and Saturday in the Tonganoxie Middle School commons area, 824 Washington St. The “castle doors” open at 6 p.m. both nights. The royal processional then begins at 6:30 p.m.
Tonganoxie firefighter gets back in boxing ring for charity
Former college boxer wins bout for Guns N Hoses event
December 1, 2015
A Tonganoxie firefighter dusted off his boxing gloves for charity. In the process, he nabbed a victory in his weight class. Dan Osborne competed Nov. 14 in the Guns N Hoses charity boxing event at the Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom in Kansas City, Mo. Competing in the 175-pound weight class, he faced off against Nate Deton, a deputy with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.