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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
Nerd Night to get spooky Friday at Myers Hotel
October 11, 2018
Tonganoxie Public Library and the Myers Hotel Bar are teaming up to offer a Nerd Night that’s expected to get spooky. The event will run 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Myers Hotel, with three talks planned: the first on paranormal investigation, the second on the embalming process and the third on the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Tickets are $5, with cocktails available for anyone 21 and older. No RSVP is needed. For more information, call 913-845-3281.
Election Day about a month away
October 11, 2018
Voters will have plenty of races and an initiative to decide in about a month. Election Day is Nov. 6, with polls open 7 a.m.-7 p.m., though advance voting also is an option. Voter registration still is open, but residents have until next Tuesday. Tonganoxie Public Library offers assistance for anyone needing to register to vote. More information also is available at or This is a much-anticipated midterm election at the federal level.
Dailey Farms Pumpkin Patch near McLouth now open weekends or by appointment
October 11, 2018
There also is another option near McLouth for folks searching for the perfect pumpkin. Dailey Farms Pumpkin Patch is in its second year at 19881 Kansas Highway 16 just east of McLouth. The business offers a pumpkin patch and sunflower experience 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays in October or by appointment. The business also has its own Facebook page.
Pumpkins, mazes and more at new Leavenworth County farm
October 11, 2018
Meuschke Farms is the newest offering in the growing Kansas agritourism landscape. Owner Shane Meuschke (prounounced “My-skee”) has a corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides and even a hay bale pyramid for youths to climb up. The family also has mums at the farm, which is in southern Leavenworth County just north of the Douglas County line.
Administration confiscates knife at Tonganoxie Elementary School
October 10, 2018
Administration confiscated a small knife Tuesday morning at Tonganoxie Elementary School. According to a release from Tonganoxie USD 464, a student reported at 8 a.m. Tuesday that another student had brought a knife to TES.
Tonganoxie police make arrest on felony warrant
October 4, 2018
Tonganoxie police made an arrest early Thursday near 12th and Shawnee streets. Police arrested the person about 3 a.m. Thursday for an outstanding felony warrant. Chief Greg Larson said he couldn’t comment on the arrest because there is an active ongoing investigation with regards to the arrest.
Homeowner moving in items during early hours handcuffed during Tonganoxie police patrol
October 4, 2018
Body camera video shows an officer handcuffing a black man who was attempting to move a large-screen television into his new Kansas home in the dark. The Kansas City Star reports that 61-year-old Karle Robinson said, while watching the video, “If I’d been a white man, you know that wouldn’t happen.” He was in handcuffs for eight minutes.
Tonganoxie High cross country continues 1-2 punch; regional sites announced
October 4, 2018
Tonganoxie High cross country is continuing its pattern. With the exception of the Rim Rock Classic, the boys team has won every meet and the girls have been the runner-up. On Thursday at the Perry-Lecompton Invitational near Lake Perry, the boys again took first.
Season marches toward final meets for Tonganoxie High girls golf
October 4, 2018
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team placed sixth last week at Village Greens golf course. Meghan Heskett placed 15th individually , as she shot a 100 on the day. The team competed again Monday in Garnett and will also compete Monday at Falcon Lakes Country Club in Basehor.
Tonganoxie football wins another thriller
October 3, 2018
It’s not the greatest scenario in the world, but it makes for exciting football and the final score is all that matters. After starting the season 0-2, Tonganoxie High has rattled off three straight victories. In all three games, THS has fallen behind — the last two in the opening moments of the game — but has battled back with unanswered runs that have suddenly put THS in a strong position heading into the last three games of the regular season.
Tonganoxie High volleyball drops two matches
October 2, 2018
After taking fourth at its own tournament Sept. 22, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team continued its momentum with two victories Sept. 24 at home. THS defeated Kansas City Christian, 25-5, 25-11, and then Baldwin, 27-25, 25-13.
Tonganoxie soccer suffers loss after three-match winning streak
October 2, 2018
It would be hard to accuse the 2018 Tonganoxie High boys soccer team of being boring. Through nine matches, all but three contests have been decided by one goal. Of those three remaining contests, the first two of the season, the first was a tie and the second 9-0 victory. The third, unfortunately, was the team’s last defeat.
Tonganoxie-Piper game to be televised on Midco Channel 6
September 28, 2018
If you can’t make it to tonight’s Tonganoxie-Piper football game and you Midco is your cable provider, you can keep up with the game through the broadcast. The THS homecoming game is this week’s Midco Game of the Week. The telecast will start at 7:05 p.m. from Beatty Field.
2018 Tonganoxie High boys soccer season results
September 28, 2018
Season results for the 2018 Tonganoxie High boys soccer team.
Tonganoxie High Car Show is Saturday
September 27, 2018
The second annual Tonganoxie Car Show will be Saturday at Tonganoxie High School, 300 U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie. Registration will start at 8 a.m., with this year’s show to run until 4 p.m.
Tonganoxie, McLouth, Basehor-Linwood celebrating homecoming this week
September 26, 2018
Homecoming week is in full swing. All three local high schools are having homecoming festivities this week. Activities started Monday for Tonganoxie, McLouth and Basehor-Linwood, with parades planned for Friday in all three communities. Here’s a closer look at plans for each school:
Tonganoxie soccer gets 3rd straight victory with 1-0 decision against Louisburg
September 25, 2018
It would be hard to accuse the 2018 Tonganoxie High boys soccer team of being boring. Through eight matches, all but two contests have been decided by one goal. Of those two remaining contests, the first two of the season, the first was a tie and the second 9-0 victory. After three straight heartbreakers, Tonganoxie is on a three-match winning streak of its own thanks to late heroics.
St. Louis man dies from injuries sustained in Monday crash on U.S. 24-40
10:30 a.m., September 25, 2018 Updated 11:30 a.m.
A three-vehicle accident Monday has claimed the life of a St. Louis man. The accident took place about 3:40 p.m. Monday at 166th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40.
Tonganoxie football looking for back-to-back victories against Bonner Springs
September 21, 2018
Tonganoxie High will try to beat Bonner Springs in football in two consecutive seasons for the first time since 2005 and 2006 tonight at Beatty Field. THS (1-2 overall and 1-1 Frontier League) takes on a Bonner Springs team (1-2 and 1-2) with a similar start. Tonganoxie got its first victory with a 34-6 triumph this past Friday against Eudora. BSHS blanked Eudora, 40-0, the week before. Bonner Springs opened the season with a 41-0 loss to Paola and also lost this past Friday in 24-23 defeat to Spring Hill at David Jaynes Stadium in Bonner Springs. Tonganoxie is 14-24-2 against Bonner Springs since World War II, according to THS alum and local football historian Jeff Hughes.
Tonganoxie High volleyball takes 6-8 record into tomorrow’s Tonganoxie Invitational
September 21, 2018
Tonganoxie High volleyball will take a 6-8 record into its home tournament tomorrow. THS will be home for an 8 a.m. meet as host to Ottawa, Eudora, Piper, Junction City, Gardner-Edgerton, Great Bend, Shawnee Mission Northwest, FL Schlagle and Topeka High. Tonganoxie lost Monday to Mill Valley, 25-10, 25-15, and Emporia, 25-18, 25-15, at Emporia. Bonner Springs won a Frontier League match, 25-20, 25-17, 25-16, on Tuesday at THS, but the Chieftains got back on track with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-14, sweep against Bishp Ward in Kansas City, Kan. THS is 6-8 overall and 1-3 in Frontier League play. The team also is home Monday against Kansas City Christian and Baldwin on Monday and Tuesday against Spring Hill. Tonganoxie returns to the road Sept. 27 at Louisburg.