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Republican President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence
 
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Tonganoxie High boys basketball off to 1-0 start with road victory at Louisburg
December 9, 2020
The season is off to a good start for the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team. The back-and-forth game had THS up, 20-17, after the first quarter. The Chieftains were able to keep motoring with 19 more points in the second half and went into the half with a 39-28 advantage. Louisburg closed the gap a bit in the second half, but THS held on for a 63-56 victory.
Big rally falls short for Tonganoxie High girls basketball in league clash
December 9, 2020
A big third quarter gave the Tonganoxie girls basketball team some life against Louisburg, but the Chieftains just couldn’t withstand a big Louisburg fourth quarter Friday in a Frontier League contest.
Tonganoxie High wrestling teams start off new season on right foot
December 9, 2020
The Tonganoxie High boys and girls wrestling teams got off to a good start with season openers at Wamego and Basehor-Linwoo, respectively. The boys went 20-7 in matches Saturday at WHS. That equated to 114 points for and 39 against.
KSHSAA reverses course, will allow limited capacity for fans
December 9, 2020
Kansas high school and middle school teams will not be playing in empty gymnasiums and other venues, at least for now. Fans now will be able to attend Kansas High School Activities Association events in limited capacity, WIBW reported late Tuesday afternoon.
Tonganoxie revisiting mask ordinance Thursday
December 9, 2020
The Tonganoxie City Council again will discuss the possibility of enacting a mask ordinance in public places. Council members will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday for a special virtual meeting to discuss drafting of mask ordinance. Council Member Jake Dale asked to revisit the topic during Monday’s regular meeting. Initial efforts to implement an ordinance sputtered in August. City staff crafted an ordinance, but it didn’t have enough support to move from discussion to a vote.
3 more COVID-19 deaths recorded in Leavenworth County
December 8, 2020
Leavenworth County had 119 new positive community cases between Monday and this past Wednesday, Dec. 2. There also have been a new U.S. Penitentiary positive case and two Lansing Correctional Facility case and another case transferred to another jurisdiction. There also were 115 community recoveries during that time. As of Monday’s Leavenworth County Health Department report, LCHD was monitoring 304 active cases, with three currently being hospitalized.
New leaders in Kansas Senate reinforce conservative opposition to Democratic governor
December 8, 2020
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly could have a tough time with the Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature during the last two years of her four-year term after lawmakers’ selection of leaders Monday left no doubt that the GOP’s conservative faction is firmly in control.
3 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Leavenworth County
December 8, 2020
Leavenworth County had 119 new positive community cases between Monday and this past Wednesday, Dec. 2. There also have been a new U.S. Penitentiary positive case and two Lansing Correctional Facility case and another case transferred to another jurisdiction. There also were 115 community recoveries during that time. As of Monday’s Leavenworth County Health Department report, LCHD was monitoring 304 active cases, with three currently being hospitalized.
Mirror crafting holiday lighting directory
December 3, 2020
If you or your neighbors have gone all Clark Griswold this season, The Mirror wants to share your yuletide masterpieces.
Winter sports starting later this week for Tonganoxie High squads
December 2, 2020
Tonganoxie High winter sports teams will be competing later this week. After Monday’s Tonganoxie USD 464 school board meeting gave winter extracurricular activities the green light to open their seasons, THS teams are back in action. Squads resumed practice Tuesday and will compete later this week.
McLouth Festival of Trees kicks off Saturday
December 2, 2020
Many of the traditional festivities that have been a mainstay at the McLouth Festival of Trees won’t be on tap this year, but a socially distant celebration still is being planned for Saturday.
Tonganoxie USD 464 moving forward with winter extracurriculars
December 2, 2020
Tonganoxie USD 464 will allow some in-person extracurricular activities, most notably winter sports, the school board decided during a lengthy special meeting Monday in front of more than 60 attendees. Many in the crowd were student-athletes and parents, along with some teachers and building administrators.
From a festive distance: Tonganoxie celebrates tree lighting in new way; food challenge brings in more than 6,000 cans for Good Shepherd
November 25, 2020
One particular vehicle had to make a second trip through the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting route Saturday night. A passenger remembered what she wanted to ask Santa Claus for Christmas, so a second trip was made. Rain and frigid conditions couldn’t keep a steady string of cars from rolling through the Winter Wonderland in downtown Tonganoxie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional tree lighting in the pocket park at Fourth and Delaware streets, the event turned into a drive-by event.
Tonganoxie USD 464 to meet again Monday night to discuss new remote learning plans
November 25, 2020
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Board of Education will be discussing a strategic reopening plan and Superintendent Loren Feldkamp’s remote learning recommendation from last week’s remote learning recommendation.
2nd coronavirus vaccine shows overwhelming success in U.S. tests
November 20, 2020
Moderna said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine is proving to be highly effective in a major trial, a second dash of hope in the global race for a shot to tame a resurgent virus that is now killing more than 8,000 people a day worldwide.
Miracle on 4th Street: Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ‘drive-by’ event is Saturday in Tonganoxie
November 20, 2020
An adaptive holiday celebration soon will be rolling through downtown Tonganoxie. The Mayor’s Tree Lighting “Drive-by” ceremony will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday.
USD 464 to discuss full remote learning
November 18, 2020
The Tonganoxie USD 464 school board will meet today to discuss ongoing plans for remote learning as the high school already moved to full remote learning earlier this week. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Tonganoxie Elementary School library to discuss COVID-19 updates in the district, remote learning plans and extra-curricular activities.
Linenberger: Who needs superstitions for Tonganoxie High football’s Friday the 13th playoff battle
November 13, 2020
When it comes to sports, you might as well open Spotify, search “Stevie Wonder” and crank that “Superstitious” up to 11. I brought an extra KU shirt along to watch the 2008 Final Four games — a wardrobe change was warranted in the National Semifinal game against North Carolina. And then, in the final 2 minutes of regulation in the title game against Memphis, clung tightly to a shirt that read “Don’t Stop Believin’” purchased at a bar in College Station, Texas, after KU dropped Texas A&M during that magical Orange Bowl season.
Nutter: Savoring normal in extraordinary fall season in Tonganoxie
November 12, 2020
Years from now, when we tell our grandkids stories about 2020, “normal” isn’t a word we’ll toss around too frequently. March Madness ended before it started. The Olympics were put on hold for the first time ever. Everything from weddings to middle school gym classes were moved to Zoom. Election Day lasted roughly 90 hours, give or take a few.
Applications for open Tonganoxie City Council seat due Dec. 3
November 11, 2020
Tonganoxie residents interested in being considered to fill a City Council seat have until early December to apply. City staff will be taking applications until 10 a.m. Dec. 3. The Council then will review the applications at its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 7.