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McLouth Patriots Day festivities coming April 13
March 1, 2019
The McLouth Patriots Day Parade will start at 1 p.m. April 13 in downtown McLouth. Registration and line-up begins at noon at the Stan Braksick Sports Complex at the northwest corner of town. The parade will leave from the north gate of the sports complex and go out to Kansas Highway 92 by Free State Electric, then parade south past the reviewing stand downtown. Please send your entry information by email to or complete the attached entry form and return it by April 6, 2019, to Candace Braksick, P.O. Box 261, McLouth 66054. A meal will once again be provided by the Kiwanis Club for parade participants. Please let us know by April 6 how many participants with your entry will be eating with us.
Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade is March 16
March 1, 2019
Come and celebrate the luck of the Irish. This year’s St. Patrick’s Parade — the 31st installment of the annual event — will start at 11 a.m. March 16 in downtown Tonganoxie. T-shirts will be on sale at various locations that will be announced in the coming weeks.
Leavenworth County Commission District 5 candidate forum is Saturday morning
March 1, 2019
There will be a candidate forum Saturday morning for candidates vying for the new Leavenworth County Commission’s Ffith District. The forum will run 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the VFW Hall in Tonganoxie. Republican Mike Stieben, Democrat Stuart Sweeney and independents David Frese and Curtis Oroke make up the field. The election will take place March 26.