Archive for Thursday, November 12, 2015

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Kansas holding hearings on disability services
November 12, 2015
Kansas is holding hearings on proposed changes to how how disabled Kansans receive services.
Report says student scores rise and fall with funding
November 12, 2015
Kansas students’ scores on national reading and math scores tended to rise and fall along with school funding levels, according to a report by the Kansas Association of School Boards.
Tonganoxie sesquicentennial meeting scheduled for next week
November 12, 2015
Organizers for Tonganoxie’s sesquicentennial will have a call-for-volunteers meeting next week. Anyone interested in volunteering for the event can attend the meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 in council chambers, 321 Delaware.
Tonganoxie VFW to celebrate 30 years Nov. 21
November 12, 2015
Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 will celebrate its 30th anniversary with festivities Nov. 21. The celebration will run from 2-4 p.m. that day at the post home.
Library to honor retiring Morey next week
Bingo, ‘thankful’ cards, Santa’s workshop also planned
November 12, 2015
Longtime Tonganoxie Public Library employee Jim Morey will be recognized for his work at the library with a retirement reception. Patrons can stop by from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, to help Morey celebrate his retirement.
Tonganoxie city officials readying for Mayor’s Christmas tree lighting; police station continues to be hot topic
November 12, 2015
City officials are preparing for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting later this month. The event will run from 3-6 p.m. Nov. 21 in downtown Tonganoxie. Carriage rides and various entertainment are planned for this year’s event, along with the tree lighting as it gets dark that night.
Kobach seeks end to lawsuit against Kansas citizenship rule
November 12, 2015
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office has registered two prospective northeast Kansas voters and is asking a judge to dismiss their federal lawsuit against the state’s proof-of-citizenship requirement.