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Feds: More conspirators may be added to drug cartel case
July 7, 2015
The government is asking a court for more time to prosecute an alleged conspiracy to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel in Kansas.
Mitchell appointed to Kansas’ 18th Judicial District
July 7, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a Wichita lawyer to serve as a district judge for Kansas’ 18th District Court.
Shooting at Overland Park duplex kills woman, wounds girl
July 7, 2015
A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into an Overland Park duplex on the same block where two young men were fatally shot last week.
Kansas opens state workers’ health plan to same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses.
Kansas allows driver’s license changes for same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
Kansas is allowing married gay and lesbian residents to change their last names on their driver’s licenses.
Tonganoxie mural public forum set for Wednesday in council chambers
July 7, 2015
Residents with ideas of what might be featured on walls in the new Tonganoxie downtown pocket park are asked to share their thoughts tonight during a public forum. Progress continues on the mural project at the new pocket park in downtown Tonganoxie, but the committee members are asking for input from the community to help determine what might go on the murals. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers, 321 Delaware.
Tonganoxie pays respects to longtime doctor at visitation
July 7, 2015
Steve Denny finished playing a song on his bagpipe, the boisterous sound from the instrument still resonating through Quisenberry Funeral Home. “Could you hear it?” Denny jokingly asked Betty Stevens. “Was it loud enough?” Dr. Philip Lindbergh Stevens had mentioned on several occasions he wanted bagpipes as part of his funeral arrangements.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie UMC minister Bill Gepford
July 7, 2015
This week’s Face to Face profile features Tonganoxie’s