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Knights of Columbus free-throw contest is this weekend
Rec commission also has several activities coming up
January 21, 2016
The Tonganoxie Knights of Columbus again will be challenging local youths to test their free-throw shooting skills this weeekend. All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the council/local level of competition at the 2016 Tonganoxie Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.
Tourney time is here in Tonganoxie
January 21, 2016
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team had its opportunity to get on a tournament run at its own invitational Monday. A talented Jeff West team, though, squelched those hopes, thanks in large part to a dominant third quarter.
A day of remembrance in Tonganoxie for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 21, 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.
Chieftains hang tough in 2nd half, but fall to visiting Jaguars
Setback comes after overtime loss to Turner Bears
January 21, 2016
Heading into Friday’s game, the Tonganoxie Chieftains were still in search of their first win of the season. But after a strong first quarter gave the Mill Valley Jaguars a 25-11 lead, there was little doubt the Tonganoxie Chieftains would have to wait at least one more game for a chance at a win.
Slow start dooms Tongaonxie girls against Mill Valley
January 21, 2016
Just four minutes into the game, the Tonganoxie girls basketball team found themselves in a 13-2 hole thanks in large part to seven early turnovers. The team would fight back, but was never able to overcome their slow start in a 62-33 loss to Mill Valley.
Stacking up against tough field
Chieftains place
January 21, 2016
In one of the marquee tournaments each wrestling season, Tonganoxie finished in the middle of the pack as a team this year. Tonganoxie High placed three wrestlers individually, helping the Chieftains to a 19th-place finish at Saturday’s Bobcat Classic at Basehor-Linwood.
Kansas House approves bill keeping courts open
January 21, 2016
The Kansas House has approved a bill to keep the state’s courts open following a legal dispute involving their budget.
Kansas regents approve new gun policy to comply with state law; university policies to come next
January 21, 2016
The Kansas Board of Regents updated its weapons policy Wednesday to comply with a state law requiring universities to allow concealed carry of guns on their campuses starting July 2017.
Kansas City International Airport expansion plan gets new look from architects
January 21, 2016
An architecture firm is offering a compromise plan for renovating and expanding the Kansas City International Airport.
Kansas man claims $1 million Powerball prize
January 21, 2016
A southwest Kansas man has claimed a $1 million Powerball cash prize.
Kansas Turnpike toll prices to increase in May
January 21, 2016
Drivers who pay tolls with cash on the Kansas Turnpike will have to pay more, beginning in May.
New proposal would cut Kansas school districts by half
January 21, 2016
Kansas would have fewer than half of the local school districts it now has under a reorganization that a conservative Republican lawmaker proposed Wednesday because he said it would trim administrative costs.