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Inclement weather postpones Tonganoxie Invitational
Tuesday’s games to be played at same times Wednesdays
January 19, 2016
The Tonganoxie Invitational has been postponed a night due to inclement weather.1
Kansas officials won’t be charged in case of man wrongfully imprisoned for murder
January 19, 2016
County officials say some law enforcement officials likely made mistakes in an investigation that led to a Kansas man being wrongfully convicted in the death of a 14-year-old girl but did nothing to warrant criminal charges.
Kansas authorities consider stiffer charges for couple of missing child possibly fed to pigs
January 19, 2016
Prosecutors say they may upgrade murder charges against a Kansas man and wife accused in the death of a child who authorities believe is the man’s missing 7-year-old son and may have been fed to pigs.
Tonganoxie celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with song, dance and spoken word
January 19, 2016
From poetry to dance and boisterous song to re-enactments, the more than 60 people who attended Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at The Jewel on Main saw the passion for the civil rights leader conveyed in numerous ways. Roz McCommon, owner of the The Jewel on Main, 707 E. Fourth St., organized the first MLK celebration at her venue last year in Tonganoxie.
Kansas report calls for overhauling school finance
January 19, 2016
A special legislative committee voted on party lines Tuesday to issue a final report that calls for revamping the way Kansas funds public schools, focusing more on student outcomes and tightening state controls over how districts can issue bonds.
A Royal visitor to Tonganoxie
KayCee brings his “W” from The K to help start local reading challenge
January 19, 2016
Tonganoxie Elementary School kicked off its new Royals Reading Challenge with someone whose become a bit of a celebrity at Kauffman Stadium. KayCee, the old-time baseball player who brings out the “W” after every Royals victory, spoke to TES students Friday afternoon.
Tonganoxie High School medals four teams at two-speaker state debate
January 19, 2016
The Tonganoxie High School debate team finished the season with another successful weekend at the Class 4A state debate championships.
While Kansas sees fewer earthquakes, more than ever rattle Oklahoma
January 19, 2016
In Oklahoma, now the country’s earthquake capital, people are talking nervously about the big one as man-made quakes get stronger, more frequent and closer to major population centers. Next door in Kansas, they’re feeling on firmer ground though no one is ready yet to declare victory.
Kansas mental hospital overtime hours ‘appalling,’ documents say
January 19, 2016
Employees at one of Kansas’ state mental hospitals are racking up significant overtime hours, internal reports show.