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Tonganoxie USD 464 to start summer workouts June 15 for grades 7-12
May 28, 2020
Summer strength and conditioning programs in the Tonganoxie school district are set to begin in mid-June. The progarms at Tonganoxie high and middle schools are to get started June 15. All students in grades 7-12 who plan to participate in athletics during the 2020-21 school year are eligible to participate.
Good Shepherd food needs list again includes peanut butter and jelly
May 28, 2020
Good Shepherd food needs list again includes peanut butter and jelly The Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank continues to be open on a limited schedule. The store, 423 E. Fourth St., now is open to customers 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Customers are required to wear face masks and temperatures will be taken at the door, before entry, with a non contact thermometer. Hand sanitizer will be provided also.
Click It or Ticket ends this weekend
May 28, 2020
Drivers can continue to expect increased police presence on the city streets as the Tonganoxie Police Department joins agencies across Kansas in enforcing traffic laws with a primary focus on occupant restraint.
Tonganoxie Recreation Commission begins Phase 2 of opening facilities
May 28, 2020
Tonganoxie Recreation Commission staff put up nets at the sand volleyball courts Friday at Chieftain Park. The installation was part of TRC’s next reopening phase per the state’s “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas” started Phase 2. That limits mass gatherings of 15 people when social distancing is possible. The current phase is expected to last until June 7, though that could change.
Sandburg: Tonganoxie High boys golf 2020 had potential to be year of firsts for program
May 28, 2020
The most WONDERFUL time of the year was taken from us this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We were two weeks into quarantine when KSHSAA canceled all spring sports. I remember the day because I was talking with Jackson Vorbeck and Caeden Woods in the parking lot of Falcon Lakes right before it happened. It came a bit as a shock, but I was upset for all the opportunities the kids would lose. The first lost opportunity was for the seniors, Jackson Vorbeck and Dylan Reynolds. They lost the final season of their high school career and a big chance to make it to state again. Dylan would have gotten his first opportunity at a state tournament, but Jackson would have made his fourth straight appearance at state as part of the team.
Tonganoxie Friends of the LIbrary Super Duper Chalk Drawing Contest ends late Saturday
May 28, 2020
The Friends of the Tonganoxie Library are encouraging residents to participate in the Tonganoxie Super Duper Chalk Drawing contest while practicing proper social distancing, though you have just a few more days to enter.
Together Tonganoxie Thrives business page for May 27
May 28, 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.