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Local athletics schedule: April 14-18
April 14, 2014
Here is the local athletics schedule for the week of April 14.
Kansas soldier medals found at Vermont antique store returned to family
April 13, 2014
A Purple Heart medal and other items belonging to a Kansas soldier killed in World War II has been returned to his family.
Three dead in Kansas City Jewish community shootings
April 13, 2014
Three people were shot and killed Sunday afternoon in suburban Kansas City, and a spokeswoman for a local hospital said a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition.
Kansas City man charged with murder in police-chase child death
April 13, 2014
A Kansas City, Kan., man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of an 8-year-old girl who was in a minivan the man crashed into while fleeing from police.
Kansas City Connection: Easter brunch, Earth Day fun
April 13, 2014
Brunch as a social institution might not have caught on in Kansas City the way it has in Portland (at least the fictitious version of the city presented in “Portlandia”). But Kansas City’s restaurants offer an impressive array of Sunday brunch options, especially on Easter.
Kansas: Brownback will sign to end teacher tenure, analysis suggests
April 13, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal that would end tenure for public school teachers, approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated education funding plan.
Sandburg wins title at Jaguar Invitational
Chieftains place 11th in team ranks
April 11, 2014
Tonganoxie High senior Drew Sandburg started preparing for his final high school golf season well before practices began in March. Sandburg saw months of preparation pay off Wednesday with an individual title at the Mill Valley Jaguar Invitational.
Kansas wind energy a force, report suggests
April 11, 2014
Kansas has nearly doubled its wind power generation over the past two years, according to a wind industry report released Thursday.
Kansas Legislature: What passed, what died, what remains
April 11, 2014
Meeting nearly round-the-clock last weekend, Kansas legislators ended the regular legislative session by passing with slim majorities a school finance bill in response to a court order, and a repeal of teacher tenure that has ignited a political firestorm.
Tongie’s Got Talent coming later this month to VFW Park
April 11, 2014
Transforming Tonganoxie Together will present Tongie’s Got Talent from 7-9 p.m. April 25 at VFW Park.
Kansas: Obamacare lightning rod Sebelius resigns
April 11, 2014
For five years, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But with sign-ups exceeding expectations and a new face soon to be in charge at HHS, the White House is eager to see if the poisonous atmosphere might give way to more pragmatic efforts aimed at fixing problems with the nation’s newest social program.
Chieftain track and field competes at Lansing
April 11, 2014
The Tonganoxie High track and field team was back in action Tuesday at the Lansing Invitational. The Chieftain boys came in fifth out of 10 teams with 52 points, while the girls finished 10th with four points.
Bulldog baseball gets two wins vs. Raiders
April 11, 2014
Less than two weeks into the 2014 season, the McLouth High baseball team has already surpassed its win total from a year ago.
Chieftain baseball gets first sweep since 2011
April 11, 2014
For the first time in more than two full seasons, the Tonganoxie High baseball teams have won both ends of a doubleheader.
McLouth softball rolls by Immaculata
April 11, 2014
If the McLouth High softball team’s home opener — a Thursday doubleheader against Leavenworth-Immaculata — was a sign of things to come, the Bulldogs’ 2014 season could quickly evolve into a two-month fireworks display.
Chieftain soccer ties with De Soto
April 10, 2014
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team played even with one of the state’s top returning teams Thursday, finishing in a 0-0 tie at Frontier League opponent De Soto.
Kansas GOP leader defends teacher tenure plan
April 10, 2014
A top Kansas Republican sought Wednesday to quell criticism of a proposal to eliminate tenure for public school teachers approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated school funding plan, suggesting the anti-tenure measure is not as harsh as portrayed.
Kansas: Husband awaiting retrial in wife’s strangulation death out on bond
April 10, 2014
A Lawrence man awaiting a retrial in the 2004 death of his wife has bonded out of jail.
Johnson, Wyandotte counties pledge $65,000 apiece to land GOP convention
April 10, 2014
Four governments in the bistate Kansas City metro area have pledged $260,000 for a campaign to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas Highway Patrol ‘Tweeting Troopers’ post tips
April 10, 2014
A group of seven Kansas Highway Patrol officers called the Tweeting Troopers is discovering the power of social media to spread information during storms, traffic obstructions or simply to post educational messages.