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Who will win the two vacant seats in tomorrow's election for Tonganoxie City Council?

Response Percent
Susan Freemyer
 
36%
Kara Reed (incumbent)
 
33%
Curtis Oroke
 
10%
Mike Vestal
 
10%
Melynda Harbour
 
6%
Charles Conrad
 
3%
Total 30
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Painting the town red, white and blue
April 17, 2015
World War II re-enactors, bake sale, pony rides and craft and antique vendors all will be part of McLouth’s festivities on Saturday. It’s time for another Patriots Day in the Jefferson County community, as those attending are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.
Brotherly love in Tonganoxie
April 17, 2015
Of all the new amenities that have been added and renovations that have taken place at Brothers Market, there’s one item that’s been pretty popular. “Families love the hot rod shopping cart,” said Matt Stockdale, director of operations for Brothers Market, with a laugh.
Wichita State gets $5 million, mostly for honors college
April 16, 2015
Wichita State University’s Foundation will use most of a $5 million gift to support its honors college.
Some kidney transplant services to be offered in Wichita
April 16, 2015
Patients who have kidney transplants at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., are now able to get some related treatments in Wichita.
Tonganoxie golfers compete in first meets
April 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High golf team opened its season Wednesday, April 8, with the Mill Valley Invitational. The team placed 13th out of 17 teams. Matt Scharff led THS golfers with an 80, while Ben Lanza shot a 99, Dawson Jones a 101 and Noah Arthoada 103. Heath Martin finished with a 113.
THS baseball riding three-game winning streak
April 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High baseball team made its way into the win column last Thursday with a 5-1 victory against Lansing. Tyler Novotney had a big performance on the mound. He threw a complete game and gave up just one run. The Chieftains put together a four-run third inning on their way to the victory.
McLouth High softball team stays perfect on year
April 16, 2015
The dominance continues for the McLouth High softball team. The Bulldogs defeated Riverside, 19-0 and 17-2, last week in Wathena before coming home and nabbing another sweep, 16-1 and 10-0, against Immaculata. MHS won the first game in four innings thanks to two big innings.
Regents President and CEO Tompkins retires
April 16, 2015
Kansas Board of Regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins says he plans to retire at the end of June.
Tonganoxie High girls track 2nd, boys 4th at Bobcat Relays
April 16, 2015
In a preview of some teams Tonganoxie will face at league and regional meets, the Tonganoxie High girls held their own Friday at the Bobcat Relays. THS finished second with 125 points, just ahead of Anderson County (118.5). Basehor-Linwood scored a commanding team title with 194 points, but the Chieftains had several personal bests, according to coach Rachelle Pauly. “There were a lot of good, competitive times,” Pauly said.
McLouth HIgh baseball team sweeps Immaculata in doubleheader
April 16, 2015
McLouth High scored seven early runs and was able to hold on to win Game 1 of a doubleheader, 9-7, last week in baseball action against Immaculata. Senior pitcher Wyatt Hermann allowed just two earned runs while striking out five Raiders as he picked up his second win of the season.
New Kansas rules would limit spending of welfare benefits
April 16, 2015
A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can’t use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don’ts runs to several dozen items.
Overland Park approves 165-mile bicycle network
April 15, 2015
Overland Park officials have approved spending $27 million over several years to install 165 miles of bicycle lanes throughout the city.
Challengers sweep USD 464 races
Mayor wins close race:
April 15, 2015
The Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board will have a much different look in a few months. Voters last week voted in three challengers in races that involved incumbents, while a fourth seat was a battle between two candidates who were not incumbents.
WireCo to move headquarters across border to Kansas
April 15, 2015
The Kansas Department of Commerce says WireCo WorldGroup will receive more than $8.6 million in incentives to move its headquarters this summer from Kansas City, Mo., to Prairie Village.
Dole Institute to exhibit Bob Dole’s WWII-era letters
April 15, 2015
The Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is exhibiting World War II letters between Bob Dole and his family for an online audience.
Hall resigns at THS girls basketball coach
April 15, 2015
Tonganoxie High School girls basketball coach David Hall is stepping down after one season on the job, but the longtime coach said that was part of the plan when he was hired. Hall said Monday that when he initially discussed the job with THS athletics director Brandon Parker, they viewed the position as being a bridge between longtime coach Randy Kraft and a new coach after a year or two.
Raven reviews in Tonganoxie
Hecht ready to begin Benedictine career
April 15, 2015
Carl Hecht had a big decision to make earlier this year. The Tonganoxie High senior could continue his football career in the junior college ranks or opt for a four-year school. Hecht chose the latter route, signing a national letter of intent with Benedictine College.
New natural gas extractions plant operating in Kansas
April 14, 2015
A new natural gas liquids extraction plant began operating in central Kansas this week.
CertainTeed to renovate plant in Kansas City, Kan.
April 14, 2015
CertainTeed Corp. officials say the building materials company will renovate its plant in Kansas City, Kansas, creating more than 70 new jobs over the next three years.
Report: Corn planting in Kansas reaches 14 percent
April 14, 2015
The latest snapshot of Kansas agriculture shows farmers busy with spring planting preparations and the burning of pastures.