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Do you recycle?

Response Percent
Yes, but I utilized the community recycling dropoff and am content to take recycling elsewhere instead of pay for curbside service
 
72%
No, I don’t recycle. Trash is trash
 
16%
Yes, I have a Tonganoxie curbside bin and you should opt in, too
 
5%
Yes, but I live in the county and want to opt in for curbside service
 
5%
Yes, I have a Tonganoxie curbside bin, but it should be mandatory for all city households
 
0%
Yes, but I live in the county and think it should be mandatory in the county
 
0%
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De Soto dashes dreams for Tonganoxie High
November 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie High football team got off to a rough start Friday against De Soto in a Class 4A Division I regional game. After the De Soto defense forced the Chieftains to go three and out on their first possession, Zach Titus blocked a punt and the Wildcats had the ball at the Tongie 10-yard line. The Wildcats weren’t able to capitalize on the blocked punt immediately — netting 0 yards on their first two plays — but quarterback Bryce Mohl threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Darren Winans on 3rd and goal, and De Soto was off and rolling.
Challengers sweep Tonganoxie City Council, USD 464 races
November 7, 2017
The Tonganoxie City Council will have three new faces. With all precincts reporting, Jamie Lawson (405), Loralee Stevens (324) and Rocky Himpel (245) were the top three vote-getters Tuesday.
Record high of 55 for Tonganoxie football
November 3, 2017
With Basehor-Linwood’s defense keyed in on the middle of the field, Dalton Bock knew he’d come close many times. The Tonganoxie running back had been one step from breaking through the Bobcat secondary on several carries, only to be tripped up from behind. Finally, midway through the fourth quarter, the Chieftain senior saw an opening. He split the safeties and scampered 55 yards to the end zone, putting a 55-year-old drought to rest.
Chamber dissolves, merges with Tonganoxie Business Association
November 2, 2017
Tonganoxie Business Association and Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce have officially merged. Monica Gee, president of TBA, announced Monday during an informational meeting that the two entities had agreed to the consolidation. “We are now fully together,” she said. “One entity. One board. One everything.” The two groups decided to merge because in many ways the two organizations were working to accomplish related results for the community.
Tonganoxie United Methodist Women chili and soup supper is Friday
November 1, 2017
The United Methodist Women of Tonganoxie United Methodist Church are hosting a soup and chili supper Friday. Soup will be served from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday at Hughes Hall in the Tonganoxie UMC basement. For a free-will offering, you get your choice of sopu or chili, a dessert and drink. Proceeds will go toward mission work.
Tonganoxie High soccer wins again, defeats Maranatha in overtime thriller for regional title
October 27, 2017
Surviving and advancing in the soccer postseason pushes the blood pressure with an oh-so-close goal and trims the nails with a nervous bit. Tonganoxie had one of those matches against who else — Maranatha Christian Academy — Thursday in a Class 4-1A regional at Chieftain Park. MCA pushed the Chieftains earlier this season in Shawnee. THS finally won, 4-3, in overtime that night. It would be another overtime night in Tonganoxie. The game finished with 2:12 left in overtime when Bowan Jones’ kick from 23 yards out sailed into the net. THS won the regional title, 3-2.
Pop-up craft mall next week at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
October 27, 2017
A pop-up craft mall that includes an early bird sale soon will be coming to the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site.
Special Tonganoxie Business Assocation, Tonganoxie Chamber meeting Monday at Chieftain Room
October 27, 2017
The Tonganoxie Business Association and the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce will have a meeting next week for some announcements and discussion.
Tonganoxie Ace Hardware grand opening ceremony Wednesday at Brothers Market
October 27, 2017
Ace Hardware will have a grand opening ceremony at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2. The new business is situated in the northwest corner of Brothers Market grocery store in Tonganoxie. Tonganoxie Business Association will be coordinating the grand opening.
Tonganoxie High After Prom fundraiser tonight at Sonic
October 27, 2017
The Tonganoxie High School junior class will be serving food Friday at Sonic to raise money for THS After Prom 2018. Students will be serving from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Tonganoxie Sonic. During that time, 100 percent of tips and 10 percent of total food sales will go to After Prom.
McLouth High freshman runner qualifies for state with 4th-place finish at regional
October 27, 2017
Baylee Wolfe and Ceara Funk will represent McLouth at state cross country. Though the McLouth girls team won’t compete for a team title, Wolfe and Funk qualified as individuals. Wolfe, a freshman, placed fourth (21 minutes, 40.27 seconds) and Funk, a senior finished 18th (23:19.44).
Genesis Christian Academy, Tonganoxie Recreation Commission receive Lawrence Memorial Hospital grants
October 27, 2017
Genesis Christian Academy and the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission together have been awarded health and wellness grants from the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association. Funds were raised for the grant through the Summer Spray 5K this past summer.
McLouth Happenings: Halloween festivities, church chili supper and tree lighting information
October 26, 2017
Enjoy the ride of your life on the Threshers Lair Haunted Hayride on Saturday at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. The hayrides are 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 per person; $5 for children ages 6 and younger.
Linwood News: Hayride, early childhood screening, movie night and Bluegrass show
October 26, 2017
The city of Linwood is hosting its annual hayride and costume contest this weekend. It will be 7 p.m. Saturday at the city park. Refreshments will be available. For more information, contact City Hall.
Tonganoxie High boys cross country wins regional title
October 26, 2017
Tonganoxie brought home a regional title Saturday in cross country. The THS boys team finished first at the Class 4A regional at Wyandotte County Park, meaning the Chieftains will compete as a full team at the state cross country championships this coming Saturday in Wamego. The top three teams will compete as full teams at state.
Kaw Valley, district titles on line Friday in Tonganoxie-Basehor clash
October 26, 2017
The floodgates opened midway through the second quarter Friday for the Tonganoxie High football team. THS led Piper, 7-0, when Connor Searcy scored on a 9-yard run with 7:58 left before halftime. On the next play, Tonganoxie recovered the kickoff. Moments later, quarterback Mason Beach found Zac Morgan for a reception and Morgan ran it in for a 23-yard pass play.
Spooky spots in Tonganoxie area for Halloween celebrations
October 26, 2017
Halloween festivities are nearly here. Whether it’s Spooktacular on Friday in Tonganoxie or haunted hayrides Saturday in McLouth, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holiday in the area.
Atchison thwarts Tonganoxie High volleyball push for another state berth
October 26, 2017
Tonganoxie High looked poised to answer Atchison on Saturday in a third and deciding set in the first round of a Class 4A Division I substate in Atchison. THS won the first set, 25-15, but had just fallen in the second, 25-18. In the third, the Chieftains jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Atchison answered. The team went back-and-forth. Leading 9-7, Tonganoxie’s Abby Marcouillier made a tough defensive play.
Tyson narrows list to three potential sites
October 26, 2017
TOPEKA — Local officials have confirmed that three Kansas counties are finalists for a new Tyson Foods Inc. chicken-processing plant. The sites are in Cloud County in north-central Kansas, Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas and Sedgwick County in south-central Kansas. Montgomery County proposed a site in Coffeyville. State Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Heather Lansdowne said last week that 16 communities in Kansas pursued the project, and Tyson narrowed the list to three.
Tonganoxie soccer outlasts Eudora, advances to play Maranatha on Thursday
October 25, 2017
On a chilly fall evening Tuesday at Chieftain Park, it took the Tonganoxie High soccer team a bit of time to warm up. Competing in a Class 4-1A regional, the unbeaten and top-seeded Chieftains faced a No. 13 Eudora team that Tonganoxie had handled earlier in the season. But at halftime, the match still was scoreless.