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MHS boys to be top seed in 2A substate at Valley Heights
February 20, 2019
The Bulldogs have a shot at tying Maur Hill-Mount Academy for the NEKL title, but MHS would have to win out and have another NEKL team also knock off the Ravens in the final week. More importantly, the Bulldogs will be the top seed in the Class 2A Valley Heights Substate. If McLouth were to stumble this week, the Bulldogs still would be the top seed, as Valley Heights is the No. 2 seed at 12-9. MHS likely will open the substate with a home game against Atchison County (0-19).
Eager eyes on elusive prize for Tonganoxie High wrestlers
February 20, 2019
Tonganoxie is taking three regional champions to the Class 4A State Wrestling Championships, each with different perspectives, but all the same goal: make history in bringing home an individual gold medal to THS. The Chieftains have had their opportunities and oh-so-close moments through the years, including coach Ross Starcher, who was a standout himself and a runner-up when he wrestled.
Addressing expungement: County attorney to have informational presentation
February 20, 2019
Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson will be putting on a town hall to discuss the Leavenworth County Expungement Day next week in Leavenworth. The town hall will be 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce St. The Expungement Day is March 8.
Tonganoxie City Council approves funding for Tonganoxie Business Association
February 20, 2019
The council unanimously gave the nod to a Tonganoxie Business Association request for $5,000 in 2019 at its March 4 meeting. The request continues previous policy of offering monetary support to organizations that promote businesses. When Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce was in operation, the council annually gave that amount to the organization. TBA formed when the chamber folded a few years ago. It formed as a merger between the chamber and Entrepreneuers Achieving Success Together.
Delaware Indians presentation is Tuesday at Tonganoxie Community Historical Sited
February 20, 2019
Wade Davis, independent scholar, will use his background in living history and interpretation to talk about the Delaware Indians who lived in the Tonganoxie on the Delaware Reservation before the founding of the town of Tonganoxie. He will talk about the day-to-day life of the Delaware, using historical objects and stories. Davis’ presentation, “The Grandfathers in Kansas: The Material Culture of the Delaware on the Frontier 1829-1867,” will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
Barn quilt event coming in March to Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
February 20, 2019
What can you put on your barn or shop to make it just a little bit special? A barn quilt. Six barn quilts were painted this past October at the Fairchild-Knox hay barn at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site. The barn quilt workshops take place twice a year at the barn, taught by Jean Pearson, with assistance from other members and friends of the historical society. Another quilt day will be offered in March.
Genesis Christian Academy cancels Wednesday classes
February 20, 2019
Genesis Christian Academy has canceled Wednesday classes. GCA officials posted on social media Tuesday night that they would make a decision on whether to cancel classes early this morning. Tonganoxie USD 464 and other area schools called off classes Tuesday night.