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On course for THS: Tonganoxie cross country teams win home meet, take 5th at Rim Rock Classic
September 28, 2016
Tonganoxie High represented well on its home cross country course Tuesday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Both varsity teams won the overall team title, as did the the junior varsity boys.
Almost Golf’ tournament at Tonganoxie High set for Oct. 1
September 28, 2016
The fifth annual “Almost Golf: Tournament is coming next month to Tonganoxie High School. The event will start at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 on the THS campus. Proceeds will go toward the THS golf team and Team Tongie. For more information, contact Doug Sandburg at dsandburg@tong464.org.
Tonganoxie’s fall citywide garage sale is Saturday
September 28, 2016
The Tonganoxie Citywide Garage Sales for fall will be Oct. 1.
Bonner Springs man sentenced in burglary case
September 28, 2016
Kenneth Calhoun, 48, Bonner Springs, was sentenced to 32 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for a burglary he committed in June 2014.
Jarbalo Jottings, Linwood News and McLouth Happenings
September 28, 2016
Weekly columns from Jarbalo, Linwood News and McLouth Happenings:
Get out, drought: Kansas currently completely free from dry status
September 28, 2016
What would eventually become Kansas was once described as an arid region barely hospitable enough for habitation. “These vast plains may become in time as celebrated as the sandy deserts of Africa,” the explorer Zebulon Pike wrote in 1810. Western portions of the Sunflower State were part of what was called the Great American Desert for decades. Though settlers moving into the region in the middle of the 19th century discovered they could make a living in what seemed at first to be unforgivable conditions, the Dust Bowl that defined the “Dirty Thirties” in the following century had many wondering whether the region was destined to indeed become a desert, The Wichita Eagle reports.
Fort Hays State becomes state’s No. 3 school in enrollment
FHSU jumps ahead of Wichita State in total enrollment
September 28, 2016
With an all-time high enrollment of 14,658, Fort Hays State University has become the third-largest university in Kansas, public and private.