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Who will win the Republican primary today in the Leavenworth County Commission 3rd District race?

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Doug Smith
 
53%
Dennis Bixby
 
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Beverly Hill
 
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0%
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Kathy’s Kottage to have open house Saturday in Tonganoxie
September 30, 2016
A retired Genesis Christian Academy teacher is starting a new business in Tonganoxie and there will be an open house this weekend to showcase the new venture. Kathy Link will have an open house from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Kathy’s Kottage, 120 Hatchell Road. The business will start offering classes for youths and women starting in October. It also is a boutique where visitors can purchase various crafts. For more information, go to the business’ Facebook page.
Application deadline for vacant Tonganoxie USD 464 spot is Monday
September 29, 2016
The application deadline for Tonganoxie USD 464 residents interested in applying for the district’s vacant board position is Monday.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society offering barn quilt classes next month; deadline Oct. 8
September 29, 2016
The barn quilt is the largest grassroots art movement in America. Barn art (as some call it), has found its way into Leavenworth County by way of Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie High School stages two showings of ‘The Odd Couple’
September 29, 2016
Tonganoxie High School staged a popular production last weekend.
On course for THS: Tonganoxie cross country teams win home meet, take 5th at Rim Rock Classic
September 28, 2016
Tonganoxie High represented well on its home cross country course Tuesday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Both varsity teams won the overall team title, as did the the junior varsity boys.
Almost Golf’ tournament at Tonganoxie High set for Oct. 1
September 28, 2016
The fifth annual “Almost Golf: Tournament is coming next month to Tonganoxie High School. The event will start at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 on the THS campus. Proceeds will go toward the THS golf team and Team Tongie. For more information, contact Doug Sandburg at dsandburg@tong464.org.
Tonganoxie’s fall citywide garage sale is Saturday
September 28, 2016
The Tonganoxie Citywide Garage Sales for fall will be Oct. 1.
Bonner Springs man sentenced in burglary case
September 28, 2016
Kenneth Calhoun, 48, Bonner Springs, was sentenced to 32 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for a burglary he committed in June 2014.
Jarbalo Jottings, Linwood News and McLouth Happenings
September 28, 2016
Weekly columns from Jarbalo, Linwood News and McLouth Happenings:
Get out, drought: Kansas currently completely free from dry status
September 28, 2016
What would eventually become Kansas was once described as an arid region barely hospitable enough for habitation. “These vast plains may become in time as celebrated as the sandy deserts of Africa,” the explorer Zebulon Pike wrote in 1810. Western portions of the Sunflower State were part of what was called the Great American Desert for decades. Though settlers moving into the region in the middle of the 19th century discovered they could make a living in what seemed at first to be unforgivable conditions, the Dust Bowl that defined the “Dirty Thirties” in the following century had many wondering whether the region was destined to indeed become a desert, The Wichita Eagle reports.
Fort Hays State becomes state’s No. 3 school in enrollment
FHSU jumps ahead of Wichita State in total enrollment
September 28, 2016
With an all-time high enrollment of 14,658, Fort Hays State University has become the third-largest university in Kansas, public and private.
Tonganoxie High soccer gets through hectic week unscathed
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie High looked ready to put the cherry atop a big week of soccer Friday at the Chieftain Park Sports Complex. THS had gone 3-0 so far and was playing its fourth match in five days. It led Maranatha Academy, 2-0, in the second half, but a penalty kick and another goal from the Eagles provided the equalizer with 3:04 left in regulation.
Tonganoxie volleyball takes 3rd at home invitational
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie High was down, 7-0, to Shawnee Mission Northwest in the final match of pool play Saturday at its home meet when a Cougar service error put THS on the board. moments later, THS cut the lead to five at 8-3. “Come on, we gotta stay on a roll,” THS coach Tiffany Parker pleaded to her team from the bench. “Let’s go.” The team did just that at its home invitational.
Bonner Springs spoils THS’ undefeated mark
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie head coach Al Troyer paused for a moment and took a look around at his team. The players knelt before him, their faces evident with frustration following the team’s 21-12 loss at Bonner Springs.
Tonganoxie business makes mark on Manhattan with condos and now Bluemont Hotel
September 27, 2016
Tonganoxie’s Andy Suber already had a vision for the future when he and childhood friend Jason Grantham were attending Kansas State University majoring in construction science.
Local woman with Tonganoxie ties killed in fatality wreck on U.S. 24-40
September 27, 2016
A head-on fatality accident Monday night claimed the life of a local woman with Tonganoxie ties. The accident occurred about 5:20 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 24-40 about 0.2 of a mile south of 243rd Street and 5 miles south of Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie High cross country varsity teams sweep again at home invite
05:16 p.m., September 22, 2016 Updated 11:37 a.m.
Tonganoxie High represented well on its home cross country course Tuesday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Both varsity teams won the overall team title, as did the the junior varsity boys. The THS varsity teams swept their races at an invite for the second consecutive meet.
Tonganoxie High Science Olympiad fundraiser is Thursday
September 21, 2016
The Tonganoxie High School Science Olympiad will have a fundraiser this week. A Lu La Roe fundraiser will run from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the THS library on the school’s west campus. People can shop for dresses, skirts, leggings, tops, children’s clothes and more. Proceeds will benefit the Science Olympiad.
Tonganoxie High School to perform ‘The Odd Couple’
September 21, 2016
Tonganoxie High School will be performing “The Odd Couple” for its fall play this weekend at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center. The popular comedy that has graced stage and small screen is about two buddies who almost kill each other trying to share an apartment. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at TPAC. Admission is $3 for students and seniors and $5 for adults.
Tonganoxie Public Library officials talk building future with City Council
September 20, 2016
Tonganoxie Public Library officials have been discussing expansion or the feasibility of building a new structure in some capacity for the last decade. In the past year, a library foundation was established to create a fundraising arm for new construction. With the 3/4-cent sales tax for Tonganoxie Water Park set to expire in a year, the Tonganoxie City Council is looking at the option of extending it, possibly 20 years.

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