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Are you running/did you run or walk in the 2018 Tonganoxie Public Library Fun Run?

Response Percent
No, I’m sitting this one out
Yes, I’m planning to run/did run the 10K
Yes, I’m planning to participate/did participate in the walk
Yes, I’m planning to run/did run the 5K
No, but I am/was a volunteer
Total 4
Tonganoxie City Council approves more fireworks stands
June 22, 2018
The council approved five more fireworks stands for this year’s July 4 holiday season. The additional stands approved Monday were Anthony R. Miller/Sacred Heart Catholic Church Youth Group (1100 West St.), Rockstar Fireworks (325 E. U.S. Highway 24-40), Trieb’s T-Town No. 1 (420 Stone Creek), Trieb’s T-Town No. 2 (105 E Fifth St.) and J’s Fireworks, Inc. (205 E U.S. 24-40). Sale and discharge of fireworks in Tonganoxie can be done 8 a.m.-11 p.m. June 30-July 4.
Ordinance on sellf-service storage passes Tonganoxie City Council
June 22, 2018
The council voted, 3-1, for an ordinance that allows for self-service storage in the general business district. Council Member Rocky Himpel cast the dissenting vote. Council Member Kara Reed was absent.
Council recognizes first Tonganoxie Citizens Academy class
June 20, 2018
The first Tonganoxie Citizen Academy class officially graduated. Members of the first academy class attended Monday’s City Council meeting.
City Council appoints Bretthauer to rec commission board
June 20, 2018
John Bretthauer will be the newest member of the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission board. The City Council approved, 2-1, to appoint Bretthauer to the TRC board. Curtis Oroke made the motion and Dave Bennett the second.
Early morning vehicle accident claims life of May Tonganoxie High graduate
June 15, 2018
An 18-year-old who graduated last month from Tonganoxie High School died in an overnight vehicle accident early Friday morning. Dalton Richard Hull, who has a Lawrence address, was driving about 2:25 a.m. Friday west on Loring Road in southern Leavenworth County when his Ford Mustang struck a parked vehicle on the side of the road. Hull’s Mustang flipped over on its top after impact.
Tonganoxie USD 464 board approves resignations
June 13, 2018
Resignations also were approved at Monday’s meeting. The latest resignations are: Kassandra Dehoff, THS family and consumer science teacher; Juliet Ford, TES physical education; Kelly Staples, TES paraprofessional
Work agreements approved at Tonganoxie school board meeting
June 13, 2018
The board approved work agreements for new hires in the district.
Tonganoxie USD 464 board honors interim superintendent
June 13, 2018
Tonganoxie Board President Jim Bothwell noted at the end of the meeting that Monday’s regular meeting would be the final one with Tonya Phillips as interim superintendent.
Tonganoxie USD 464 school board holding off on transportation decision
June 13, 2018
The Tonganoxie USD 464 school board has opted to continue with its current bus system and not hire an outside company to handle transporation services for the district. Members were in agreement that any decision should come with more information about the district’s current arrangement. The district has always owned and operated its own fleet.
School funding headed upward, Karleskint tells Tonganoxie USD 464 board
June 13, 2018
Kansas school districts should be getting more funding in the coming years, according to one of Tonganoxie’s representatives at the Statehouse.
Speaker to discuss LGTBQ issues today with ‘Ask a Lesbrarian” at Tonganoxie Public Library
June 13, 2018
Marilyn Kearney will be the speaker for the program “Ask a Lesbrarian” from 1:30-3 p.m. today at the Tonganoxie Public Library.
Looking back at statistics leaders for 2018 Tonganoxie High baseball
June 13, 2018
The Tonganoxie High baseball team is coming off an exciting end to the season with a fourth-place finish at the Class 4A Division I state baseball tournament. Here’s a closer look at this seaon’s statistics, with rundown of team leaders in various categories. Statistics are listed with players’ last names. Here’s a full list of the state roster: Seniors Tanner Thoemke, Dylan Kleidosty, Chandler Hamman, Grayson Gilbert, Ty Gambril, Timothy Peel and Terry Thompson; juniors Matthew Perich, Ethan Basler, Bronson Cunningham, Ralphie Miller, Jess Collier, Austin Fisher, and Brett Ingerson; sophomores Jayden Wilson, Cooper Cunningham and Caden Woods; and freshman James Eaton.
Tongie Tidal Waves win first meet; home opener is Friday at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 13, 2018
The Tongie Tidal Waves opened the 2018 swim season with a victory. Tonganoxie defeated Lansing, 723-504, last week on the road. Supporters will have options the next few weeks to see the team. The Tidal Waves are home the next three Friday mornings for meets at Tonganoxie Water Park. Each meet is set to start at 7:30 a.m. and usually concludes around noon.
Human skull found along Kansas River sandbar
June 13, 2018
A kayaker reported finding a human skull along a sandbar in the Kansas River on Sunday afternoon.
Delay didn’t deter Tonganoxie High baseball against top-seeded Paola
June 7, 2018
Rain and lightning delays kept pushing back Tonganoxie’s state quarterfinal game against No. 1 Paola on May 24 at Soder’s Grove Field in Emporia. After a few hours of delays, Tonganoxie finally took the field. The delay didn’t seem to bother the upstart Chieftains.
Furious rally highlight of state run for Tonganoxie High softball
June 7, 2018
As the temperature kept rising on a humid morning in Emporia, the Tonganoxie High softball team seemed to be cucumber cool. Tonganoxie opened its Class 4A Division I state tournament with a quarterfinal game against Andale. THS struck first on a Brenn Shryock slap hit that scored Audrey Miller, who originally got on base with a double that nearly cleared the fence. THS was cruising with a 1-0 lead when Andale answered with four runs in the fourth and another in the fifth.
Tonganoxie officials unveil 2019 proposed budget
June 6, 2018
Assistant City Manager Dan Porter laid out the remaining timeline for the proposed 2019 budget, which at this point would hold the line compared to last year’s mill rate. Porter presented the proposed budget at Monday’s City Council meeting in Council Chambers. Another presentation and opportunity for public input will take place at the next regular council meeting, which is June 18.
Tonganoxie communty sends off police chief at retirement reception
June 6, 2018
Tonganoxie Business Association members gave Jeff Brandau some good-natured ribbing Friday during the organization’s weekly breakfast meeting at Brothers Market. Members reminded the retiring police chief that it also was National Doughnut Day and that it was fitting that was his last day on the job.
Tonganoxie Days, library run, VFW car show coming Saturday
June 6, 2018
One of Tonganoxie’s bigger Saturdays is almost here. Tonganoxie Days will be Saturday, which means the Gallagher Park and the surrounding area will be bustling with music entertainment, children’s inflatables, food vendors and adult beverages.
McLouth man killed in head-on collision
May 16, 2018
A two-vehicle head on collision claimed the life of a McLouth man Tuesday on Kansas Highway 16. Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the accident, which happened about 3:35 p.m. Tuesday on K-16 at Parallel Road.