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Organization Orientation: Tonganoxie Civic Club
March 6, 2015
Editor’s note: This is a new feature The Mirror newspaper is starting to better acquaint the community with its many organizations. The Mirror is seeking other community clubs to be featured in Organization Orientation. For more information, contact news editor Shawn F. Linenberger at
Annual St. Patrick’s Parade set for March 14
March 6, 2015
The 27th annual Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade will have some added categories and cash prizes this year. The parade will be 10 a.m. March 14 and will start at Fourth and Main streets and run west through downtown Tonganoxie.
Longtime Tonganoxie council members to square off in mayoral race
March 6, 2015
This spring’s Tonganoxie mayoral race is one that has plenty of experience on both sides. Incumbent Jason Ward was elected to the council in 2005 before becoming mayor in 2010. Ward actually appointed Peak to the council in 2010, though Peak spent time on Tonganoxie Planning Commission before the appointment. He then won election in 2011 and opted to run for mayor instead of seek re-election.
Basehor-Linwood ends Tonganoxie boys basketball season
March 5, 2015
Tonganoxie High boys basketball team held its own in the first half on the offensive end in a Class 4A Division I substate semifinal against undefeated Basehor-Linwood.
New Kansas schools plan has funds for budget emergencies
March 5, 2015
Republican legislative leaders in Kansas are responding to a key concern about their new school funding plan by including a proposal to set aside dollars for extraordinary needs.
Tonganoxie City Council to consider police station, other facilities
March 5, 2015
A building that would be home to police services, library, city hall and even USD 464 district offices is a possible scenario for a future facility in Tonganoxie.
Face to Face: Vintage Park’s Julie Hansen
March 5, 2015
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Julie Hansen, executive director at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Tonganoxie.
McLouth High baseketball teams’ seasons end at sub-state
March 5, 2015
The McLouth High boys and girls basketball seasons have concluded. Competing in a play-in game for a Class 2A sub-state basketball tournament, the MHS lost to Heritage Christian Academy from Olathe, 40-38, Saturday afternoon in Olathe.
Chietain wrestlers snag wins, build for future in at Salina
March 5, 2015
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team was able to make a little bit of noise at this year’s Class 4A state wrestling tournament. The Chieftains, who sent six teams to the tournament, had two wrestlers win their first matches — freshman Patterson Starcher in overtime, 6-2, in the 113-pound division and freshman Gad Huseman, 7-3, in his opening round match at 126.
Tonganoxie High School girls team heads into sub-state with victory
March 5, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team heads into the postseason with a bit of momentum. THS won an exciting game with a 57-55 road victory Thursday against Ward in Kansas City, Kan. Tonganoxie once led by 13 points, but a 13-0 Ward run changed the game dramatically.
THS boys outlast Ward in regular season finale
March 5, 2015
The Tonganoxie High boys got a solid victory in the season finale against a team they fell to earlier in the season.
Kansas governor talks tax policy with Missouri lawmakers
March 5, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback touted his income tax policies Wednesday during a visit to Missouri’s capital city, telling Republican legislators and business groups there that “the seeds of growth” are starting to sprout in his state despite a projected budget shortfall approaching $600 million.
Tonganoxie City Fire Department calls for Feb. 15-21, 2015
March 5, 2015
Tonganoxie City Fire Department calls for Feb. 15-21, 2015:
Top Kansas GOP lawmakers to unveil school funding proposal
March 5, 2015
Top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature are preparing to outline their plan for overhauling how the state distributes money to public schools, a key issue as lawmakers work to close a projected budget shortfall.
Tonganoxie police calls, Feb. 20-March 1, 2015
March 5, 2015
Here’s a look at Tonganoxie police calls for Feb. 20-March 1, 2015:
Tonganoxie Live effort on the move
March 5, 2015
Several businesses and organizations gathered for the inaugural Tonganoxie Live social last week. Based on discussion at the event, the “movement” is expected to keep growing. Tonganoxie Live is a Facebook page that local residents started as a way to keep people in the community connected.
Health officials confirm tuberculosis case in Olathe
March 5, 2015
Johnson County and Kansas health officials say a student at an eastern Kansas high school has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.
Brownback court appointee faces confirmation hearing
March 4, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s latest Court of Appeals appointee, who faces her first confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, lectured and studied at the conservative law group Alliance Defending Freedom.
Kansas hosts regional water supply meetings
March 4, 2015
Kansas is planning a series of public meetings across the state this month to set regional water supply goals and priorities.
Kansas governor not backing off cuts to schools, higher ed
March 4, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says he’s not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools and state universities even though tax collections were better than expected last month.