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Two Tonganoxie teens shot during early morning incident; injuries not life-threatening
04:33 p.m., August 5, 2020 Updated 06:30 p.m.
Two Tonganoxie teens were shot during an incident early Wednesday morning about 3 miles west of Tonganoxie near Kansas Highway 16, but the wounds were not life-threatening. Early Wednesday, two 17-year-old Tonganoxie girls were parked in the parking lot at Helen’s Hilltop, 19611 McLouth Rd., planning to meet an 18-year-old Tonganoxie woman, according to Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office reports.
Together Tonganoxie Thrives business page for Aug. 5
August 5, 2020
Together Tonganoxie Thrives is a page that highlights local businesses that are participating in a 13-week special advertising page that features those businesses different weeks.
ELECTION 2020: Stieben wins re-election bid in Leavenworth County Commission race
August 5, 2020
Leavenworth County Commissioner Mike Stieben won re-election Tuesday with a commanding victory against challenger Curtis Oroke. Stieben won the Republican primary in the Fifth District race with nearly 77 percent of the vote. Stieben had 1,553 votes to Oroke’s 469.
ELECTION 2020: Karleskint appears to lose close primary to Neelly in Kansas House District 42
August 5, 2020
The race for Kansas’ 42nd District House seat in 2020 saw a rematch of a primary that happened just two years prior — this time, it seems, with a different result.