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Florida man sentenced in card skimming case
December 12, 2019
A second Florida man who planted credit card skimming devices on ATMs in Kansas was sentenced Tuesday in Kansas City, Kan., federal court to two years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
City of Tonganoxie accepting applications for city council, planning commission
December 12, 2019
A Tonganoxie City Council member position on the Tonganoxie City Council is currently vacant with Dave Bennett’s announced resignation Nov. 18. The position is open for applications, which will be reviewed by the City Council at a future council meeting.
Community can help push donation level past goal for Tonganoxie library foundation
December 12, 2019
A combination of generous donations have pushed funds for furniture and furnishings at the new Tonganoxie Public Library site near its goal mark. The drive, which started around Thanksgiving, is aimed at raising about $175,000 to cover the estimated costs of those items through the Tonganoxie Public Library Foundation.
West Haven Baptist Church offers temporary office space to USD 464 district during Tonganoxie High School overhaul
December 12, 2019
Superintendent Loren Feldkamp said at Monday’s regular school board meeting that West Haven Baptist Church has offered free office space for the district’s central office as construction occurs for THS renovations. No action was taken, as Feldkamp will be looking into the matter more.
Additional Tonganoxie High School ag instructor position approved
December 12, 2019
The board approved, 6-0, creating another agriculture instructor position at THS. THS principal Mark Farrar, agriscience education teacher and FFA adviser Beth Schartz and automotive technology teacher Tony Maurer spoke about what they said was a need for another teacher. THS has high demand for ag courses, but students must take the introductory level course. Maurer and Schartz said some 40 to 50 students were being turned away because of class size and having just two teachers.