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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
Leavenworth County Commission approves petition to put expanded commission question on ballot
July 20, 2018
Leavenworth County voters will decide in November whether the county commission will expand to five members from three. The Leavenworth County Commission approved a resolution July 10 to put the question on the November ballot. A group pushing for the expanded board had 3,000 signatures, far more than the required 2,153, which is 5 percent of registered county voters, according to County Clerk Janet Klasinski.
Raucous Reverend: Tonganoxie priest cheers on homeland in World Cup
July 20, 2018
The Rev. Mark Goldasich had a mighty schedule conflict Sunday. While many of his friends and relatives of Croatian decent in the Strawberry Hill district of Kansas City, Kan., had surely attended Mass on Saturday night and thus were able to watch the big World Cup match Sunday morning, Goldasich had a job requirement.
Steering clear: Tips for keeping your steering system in line
July 18, 2018
Whether maneuvering the twisty roads in the Ozarks or the straight and narrow lanes of Interstate 70, your ability to steer and control the vehicle is essential.
City gives initial approval of contract for Tonganoxie Public Library land
July 18, 2018
Tonganoxie is one step closer to having a new library. The City Council approved Monday a resolution of the first amendment to the contract between Tongie 5, LLC and the city on 2 acres of land where the elementary school campus once was. The sale and price is expected to be final with a closing next month. Plans call for the library to be built on the south end of the property. The remaining 2.5 acres is expected to be developed, but there are no specific plans as of yet.
Remember When: A Community Review fo July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
Census numbers show a wide range in growth for area communities. Southern Johnson and northern Miami counties, as well as Basehor, experienced the most growth in the area. Lecompton, on the other hand, experienced no growth. Estimates show Tonganoxie having an increase of 3% over last year’s numbers. Candidate profiles in this week’s paper for the County commission race included two Republicans – Francis Hurla and Beverly Oroke.
Divine cheers for Croatia from Tonganoxie
July 14, 2018
The Rev. Mark Goldasich said he might need an iPad at the altar for his Mass at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. After all, Croatia — the Goldasich family’s homeland — plays at 10 a.m. Sunday for the World Cup soccer championship.
Television show seeks local participants
July 11, 2018
The Emmy-nominated hit television show, “Mind Field,” is coming to Stilwell to film.
MTKC presents two musicals this month
July 11, 2018
Music Theatre Kansas City is presenting its two summer shows, “Fame” and “My Favorite Year,” this month.
Tonganoxie USD 464 board to meet later this month to hash out budget
July 11, 2018
Board members will discuss a proposed budget with new Superintendent Loren Feldkamp at a special meeting later this month. The board scheduled the special session for 6 p.m. July 30 at the Tonganoxie Elementary School library. The meeting is open to the public. Board members will decide whether to approve the proposed budget. A budget hearing will take place next month before the board gives final approval of the budget for 2018-19.
Leavenworth couple faces charges after allegedly fleeing officers
July 11, 2018
Charges have been filed in Leavenworth County District Court against two Leavenworth residents alleged to have shot at and fled law enforcement officials last week. Anthony Robertson, 33, and Shauntel Cornelius, 29, had their first court appearance Monday at the Leavenworth County Justice Center.
Agribusiness accolades: Grinter Farms featured in Country LIving; Next to Nature Farms in 435 Magazine
July 11, 2018
Two Tonganoxie farms are gaining more notoriety near and far. Grinter Farms, known globally for their sunflower fields, have been named the No. 2 best sunflower field in the country. Country Living magazine, in a July 2 story, named the farm to its list. Next to Nature Farms, meanwhile recently was featured in 435 Magazine, which is a Kansas City publication.
She said yes to the family dress
July 10, 2018
Shawnee native to be third generation to wear treasured hand-stitched wedding gown.
Shawnee resident, KU alumnus Rory Ramsdell makes “Mini Allen Fieldhouse” out of new garage
July 10, 2018
Shawnee resident and University of Kansas alumnus Rory Ramsdell built a new garage for his daughters, Raegan and Bailey Ramsdell, to be able to park in, but that’s far from the only use that the family gets out of it. Rory has turned the garage into a mini Allen Fieldhouse.
Tonganoxie High soccer looks for deeper postseason run after historic year
July 4, 2018
Last year’s season-ending loss still lingers with the Tonganoxie boys soccer team. It has been several months since a 4-2 defeat to Rose Hill in the quarterfinals, but the team won’t forget the feeling from that night anytime soon. The Chieftains, who stormed through an undefeated regular season, are determined to avenge the finish from last year.
McLouth Happenings
July 4, 2018
McLouth’s Fourth of July Fireworks Display will begin at dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.). The best viewing will be from the Stan Braksick Sports Complex, sitting in the bleachers, looking east toward Rose Park. No personal fireworks are allowed. Enjoy an evening of family fun. Sponsored by McLouth Recreation Commission, City of McLouth and McLouth Fire Department.
Linwood News: Youth programs, Linwood Lions BBQ, KC author visit, teen advice wanted, teen aqnime drawing club
July 4, 2018
The Linwood Library will host a Teen Movie Night next week. The new to DVD release “Tomb Raider” will begin at 6:30 p.m. July 9 with snacks and drinks provided. Thursday summer reading programs continue at the Linwood Library on July 12 with a bird program from Wings of Love. The Rare Jewels of the Rainforest program features live birds including several endangered parrots and a curly crested toucan. Show begins at 12:30 pm.
Be New Youth Center unveils plans for Tonganoxie
July 4, 2018
The northeast corner of Fourth and Main streets in Tonganoxie has been home to a variety of things through the years. The last quarter-century, it’s been a music venue. Glen’s Opry House opened in 1994 before it became Annie’s Country Jubilee in 2003. For years the venue brought weekend crowds to downtown Tonganoxie for country music. In 2011, Annie’s closed. It didn’t reopen until 2014 when Roz McCommon opened The Jewel on Main, expanding the venues offerings to more music genres, comedies and other arts.
Communities celebrating Independence Day
July 4, 2018
Fireworks stands dot U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie. Though the community doesn’t have its own official Independence Day celebration, there is plenty of enthusiasm for the holiday with the many stands and, subsequently, the many residents shooting off fireworks for displays of their own.
Tonganoxie Recreation Commission summer youth theater production of ‘Peter Pan’ to be staged tonight, Saturday morning
June 29, 2018
This year’s youth Tonganoxie youth summer theater production is “Peter Pan” and will be staged at 6 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus. The event is a Tonganoxie Recreation Commission program. Those attending are encouraged to bring a canned good item that can be donated to Good Shepherd Thrift Store and Food Bank. Bob Linebarger adapted the play by JM Barrie and is directing the local version. Assistant director/stage manager is Jacob Brents.
Tonganoxie Library bingo winners for June 25 announced
June 27, 2018
Residents gathered June 11 for adult bingo at Tonganoxie Publiic Library. Here are the winners: Janice Moore, Terry Willis, Linda Linnemann (2), Sandra Redding (3), Lois Covey, Rosie Oelschlaeger, Kay Bundy (2), Linda Hemphill, Patty Szini, Dorothy Resco, Sharon Faherty, and Marilyn Oxley. Blackout winners were Mildred Crouse, Don Fuhlhage and Richard Moore.