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Karleskint, Dove andvance in respective primaries
August 15, 2018
As the state waits to find out a winner in the Republican pimrary race for governor between Gov. Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, many other races were set after last week’s election Aug. 7. State Reps. Jim Karleskint, R-Tonganoxie, and Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, held off challengers Lance Neelly and Noel Hull in the 42nd and 38th districts, respecitvcely. Laura Kelly breezed her way to a Democratic primary victory in the governor’s race, as did Debbie Deere in another Democratic primary — state representative in the 40th District.
Chieftain red up before dawn: Tonganoxie cross country continues its 1st practice tradition
August 15, 2018
The Tonganoxie High cross country team again played the part of early bird Monday when the team gathered for its midnight run. Current coach John Tollefson has continued a tradition Phil Williams started — open practice at 12:01 a.m. the first day of preseason practice for Kansas high schools. This year, the tradition continued Monday.
Accident near Basehor sends occupants to Children’s Mercy
August 15, 2018
A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 24-40 near Basehor sent three involved to Children’s Mercy Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The accident happened at 7:55 a.m. Aug. 6 at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 166th Street, just west of Basehor.