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Which team would you have predicted to win the 2020 Class 4A boys state basketball title?

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Augusta (19-4)
 
64%
Piper (22-1)
 
29%
Rose Hill (13-10)
 
2%
Bishop Miege (19-4)
 
2%
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Kansas to begin mandatory mask policy on Friday as COVID-19 cases in state trend upward
June 29, 2020
The state of Kansas, beginning on Friday, will require every person to wear a mask in public places where social distancing is not possible, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday. The marked escalation in Kansas’ strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19 came after the state confirmed over 900 new cases of the respiratory virus over the past weekend. Repeatedly on Monday, Kelly stressed that mask wearing is currently the only method available to slow the virus spread in any meaningful way until a vaccine is readily available.
Almost here: Celebrating the Tonganoxie High Class of 2020
June 26, 2020
The Tonganoxie High School Class of 2020 finally will get to celebrate their graduation together. This year’s commencement exercises will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.
Tradition-rich song to play on video board at Tonganoxie High graduation
June 26, 2020
If you’ve attended a number of Tonganoxie High School graduation ceremonies, there’s a song that you probably know by heart even if carrying a tune isn’t your thing. THS vocal director Tom Gifford has been leading THS seniors as they perform “Maybe Someday” at graduation every year he’s been at THS. This is his 14th year in Tonganoxie, and it’s a tradition that existed when he started his tenure here.
Together Tonganoxie Thrives for June 24
June 24, 2020
Together Tonganoxie Thrives is a page that highlights local businesses that are participating in a 13-week special advertising page that features those businesses different weeks.
Tonganoxie FFA wins awards during virtual state convention
June 22, 2020
The end of a school year normally means its almost time for the Kansas FFA State Convention in Manhattan, but this year’s convention looked a bit different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 92nd annual convention, with the theme Holds True, was a four-day event, May 26-29.
Winchester man injured in one-vehicle accident west of Tonganoxie
June 17, 2020
A one-vehicle accident last week sent a 54-year-old Winchester man to a local hospital. The accident occurred about 7:39 a.m. June 16 on Kansas Highway 16 at 259th Street.
Together Tonganoxie Thrives business page for June 17
June 17, 2020
Together Tonganoxie Thrives is a page that highlights local businesses that are participating in a 13-week special advertising page that features those businesses different weeks.
Tonganoxie USD 464 summer meal program continues with pickup at Tonganoxie Middle School
June 17, 2020
Tonganoxie USD 464 is offering free summer meals to youths. The curbside grab-and-go program started May 27 and will run through July 17. Pickup times are 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
Tonganoxie Business Association meetings resume
June 17, 2020
Tonganoxie Business Association had its first meeting since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first meeting was this past Friday. TBA meetings are 8 a.m. Fridays at Village Venue, 528 E. Fourth St. For more about the organization, visit tonganoxiebusinessassociation.com or go to TBA’s Facebook page.
Tonganoxie Public Library opens with some restrictions
June 17, 2020
The Tonganoxie Public Library re-opened Monday, though some services won’t be available just yet. Patrons can visit the library for in-person pickups for holds, fax and copier services, laptops summer reading prize and supply pickup and curbside service. The library collection will be partially available.
Tonganoxie City Council begins budget season with work session: deadline to submit is Aug. 25
June 17, 2020
The Tonganoxie City Council had its first work session as it works to finalize the 2021 budget. Council members met virtually Monday through a Zoom meeting. The two-hour session came before the regular meeting.
Remember When: A Community Review for June 17, 2020
June 17, 2020
The Mirror’s front page news photos of summer youth at their various jobs included throwing hay bales, working on cars, and Kay Emery operating a Linotype machine. The sheriff’s Mirror piece reminded everyone that after dark bicycles must have a light and reflectors for safety.
Local school districts discuss race, diversity
June 17, 2020
Tonganoxie and Basehor-Linwood school district officials have spoken out about race relations and national events with regards to Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of elevated concerns about police brutality and social injustice.
McLouth making July plans for MHS graduation, middle school promotion
June 17, 2020
The McLouth High Class of 2020 now is planned for late July. The ceremony will be 8 p.m. July 25 at Stan Braksick Sports Complex.
Tonganoxie High releases additional information about 2020 graduation
June 17, 2020
More details about commencement exercises for the Tonganoxie High School Class of 2020 are being released. Graduation will take place at 6 p.m. June 30 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Class members will have graduation rehearsal at 11 a.m. June 29 at the stadium, which is home to Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City.
Car pursuit ends in two-vehicle accident in Tonganoxie
June 12, 2020
Local authorities were pursuing a vehicle when the car collided with a truck, causing both vehicles to roll over late Wednesday in Tonganoxie. The accident occurred just before 11 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 12th Street, according to Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office reports.
Tonganoxie Public Library to open Monday with some restrictions
June 11, 2020
The Tonganoxie Public Library will open Monday, though some services won’t be available just yet. Patrons can visit the library for in-person pickups for holds, fax and copier services, laptops summer reading prize and supply pickup and curbside service.
Blood drive Friday at Tonganoxie VFW Post
June 11, 2020
Tonganoxie will have a mobile blood drive this week. Community Blood Center will administer the drive 2-6 p.m. Friday at Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271, 910 E. First St. Visit savealife.org to schedule a donation time or for more information.
Tonganoxie United Methodist Church to have ‘drive-through’ farewell for minister Sunday
June 11, 2020
Tonganoxie United Methodist Church is encouraging cards, letters and emails be sent to Rev. Changsu Kim, as the pastor prepares to head to his next church. People also can bid farewell with “Drive-Through Goodbye” for him from noon-1 p.m. Sunday at the church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Help find Darth Vader in Tonganoxie
June 11, 2020
If you’re feeling a presence in Tonganoxie, your Jedi powers do not deceive you. Darth Vader is on the loose in the Leavenworth County community, and he’s taking selfies to boot.