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Officials investigating, increasing security measures after threatenting message found in Tonganoxie High School bathroom
March 1, 2016
Local law enforcement officials are investigating a threatening note found this morning at Tonganoxie High School. According to updates administrators posted on the Tonganoxie USD 464 web page and Facebook page, someone found a threatening note written on a bathroom stall wall.
Bernie Sanders to campaign Thursday in Lawrence
March 1, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be in Lawrence on Thursday, according to the director of his Kansas campaign.
Chickens to be hatching this month at Tonganoxie Public Library
March 1, 2016
A special delivery to Tonganoxie Public Library will require employees there to provide mama chicken duties this month. Ameraucana chicken eggs were delivered Tuesday morning just before story time with local youngsters. Nicole Holifield, youth services librarian at the Tonganoxie library, ordered the eggs in time for Easter and purchased an incubator online.
Ted Cruz to host campaign rally Wednesday at Johnson County Community College
March 1, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz will appear Wednesday at Johnson County Community College.
Leavenworth, Douglas county officials battle grass fires; Tonganoxie chief offers prevention tips
March 1, 2016
Units from multiple area fire departments battled grass fires Saturday in southwest Leavenworth County. The fire, which started about 2 p.m., was just east of the county line of Douglas and Leavenworth counties northeast of Loring and 262nd roads. Among the departments Reno Township Fire Department called in to fight the fire were the Wakarusa and Eudora township fire departments in Douglas County and Sherman Township Fire Department and Tonganoxie City Fire Department of Leavenworth County.
Tonganoxie USD 464 selects HVAC company from Lenexa for maintenance work
March 1, 2016
The Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board has selected a contract for repairs on heating, ventilation and air conditioning maintenance. During a special meeting Monday, the board selected P1 for its annual preventative maintenance cost. The board selected P1, which had a bid of $63,535.
Tonganoxie High Science Olympiad team wins first regional in school history
March 1, 2016
The Tonganoxie High School Science Olympiad has one championship under its belt and is looking to secure an even bigger one next month. The THS Science Olympiad won first place for the Kansas Science Olympiads northeast regional competition Saturday at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie City FD Capt. Adam Griffith
March 1, 2016
This week’s face to face faeture profile features Capt. Adam Griffith with the Tonganoxie City Fire Department.
Kansas Democrats see close race between Clinton, Sanders
March 1, 2016
Democratic elected officials and party establishment figures like former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius are working to see that Hillary Clinton wins Kansas’ presidential caucuses.