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Longtime Tonganoxie resident George Cooper turns 100
February 5, 2020
Longtime Tonganoxie resident George Cooper will have two celebrations serve as bookends for a momentous birthday. Cooper turns 100 today.
Super Bowl Stories: Readers encouraged to share memories and stories from their experiences surrounding the Chiefs’ 1st world championship in half-century
February 5, 2020
Did you head to Miami or have a superb Super Bowl party? Did your superstitions work? Are you one of the brave souls participating in the Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade? We’d love to hear your stories and see your photos as we put together the final reports for our series of localized Chiefs coverage. Tell us what the championship means to you and your family or group of friends. You can email memories, with subject line: CHIEFS to or interact with us on social media. You can comment on this story on our Facebook page or Twitter account. Readers also can mention us at @tonganoxie on Twitter.
Mahomes Sweet Mahomes: Tonganoxie USD 464 joins other metro school districts in canceling Wednesday classes for victory parade
February 5, 2020
Tonganoxie USD 464 opted to cancel school today for a more cheerful reason than some crummy winter weather, but the latter might factor into the schedule before this week concludes. District officials announced via social media Monday that today’s classes would be canceled so that families could attend the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade that morning in Kansas City, Mo. Unfortunately, the weather just might rain — or snow or drizzle — on said parade.