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Tonganoxie Public Library to open Monday with some restrictions
June 11, 2020
The Tonganoxie Public Library will open Monday, though some services won’t be available just yet. Patrons can visit the library for in-person pickups for holds, fax and copier services, laptops summer reading prize and supply pickup and curbside service.
Blood drive Friday at Tonganoxie VFW Post
June 11, 2020
Tonganoxie will have a mobile blood drive this week. Community Blood Center will administer the drive 2-6 p.m. Friday at Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271, 910 E. First St. Visit savealife.org to schedule a donation time or for more information.
Tonganoxie United Methodist Church to have ‘drive-through’ farewell for minister Sunday
June 11, 2020
Tonganoxie United Methodist Church is encouraging cards, letters and emails be sent to Rev. Changsu Kim, as the pastor prepares to head to his next church. People also can bid farewell with “Drive-Through Goodbye” for him from noon-1 p.m. Sunday at the church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Help find Darth Vader in Tonganoxie
June 11, 2020
If you’re feeling a presence in Tonganoxie, your Jedi powers do not deceive you. Darth Vader is on the loose in the Leavenworth County community, and he’s taking selfies to boot.
Flag taken from local business despite some positive reaction
June 11, 2020
Protests, marches and walks continue to take place globally in response to recent police brutality against people of color, most notably the death of George Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody two weeks ago in Minneapolis, Minn. Myers Hotel Bar in Tonganoxie publicly joined that conversation when owners started flying a Black Lives Matter flag on the establishment’s east side. Three days later, it was gone.
Kansas plans protective poll measures; Schwab says mail election would create confusion
June 11, 2020
Kansas’ top election official argued Tuesday that going in person to the polls is “a community event” for many voters and that moving solely to mail ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic would create confusion.
Letter to the editor: Kansas needs residents to step forward for foster care, support
June 11, 2020
To the editor: TFI Family Services is a not-for-profit Foster Care Agency. Our agency has been in the state of Kansas for over 50 years. We are writing you today to discuss the need for foster families in the Leavenworth County area.
McLouth Happenings: Old Settlers Festival canceled this year; Roundup for early childhood is July 10
June 11, 2020
Oskaloosa’s annual Old Settlers Festival, which had been scheduled for June 25–27, has been canceled for this year, due to COVID-19.
Linwood News: Summer reading programs; Outdoor program on beekeeping to be offered next week
June 11, 2020
The Linwood Community Library is offering Summer reading programs for both adults and youth. The adult program will focus on stories told through photographs.
Wittman: Tonganoxie High softball had tough group of seniors poised for big year
June 11, 2020
Editor’s Note: The Mirror is asking spring sports coaches to pen open letters to their student-athletes, team parents and fans, or whomever they wish to address their open letters about their lost seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The letters will be published in the coming weeks.
Tonganoxie High graduation to take place June 30 at Sporting KC soccer stadium in KCK
June 11, 2020
The Tonganoxie High School Class of 2020 is going to have a graduation celebration at a professional sports league stadium later this month. THS officials announce Monday that this year’s commencement exercises will take place at 6 p.m. June 30 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.