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EPA to hear testimony from hundreds on renewable fuels plan
June 24, 2015
Federal environmental officials say hundreds have signed up to testify on a renewable fuels proposal that ethanol supporters say would have stifling implications for their industry.
Judge to consider blocking Kansas ban on abortion method
June 24, 2015
An abortion rights group is asking a Kansas judge to block the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on what it says is the most common method for terminating second-trimester pregnancies, contending that the new law would force women to either accept higher medical risks or forgo abortions.
Kansas trooper marks 10K Twitter followers with CHiPs star
June 24, 2015
A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper reached his 10,000th Twitter follower with a noteworthy addition.
Truck crashes into dugout at Kansas baseball field
June 24, 2015
Investigators are trying to determine why the driver of a pickup truck drove into the dugout at a baseball diamond in a Wichita suburb.
Shatner to ride through Kansas on Thursday
June 24, 2015
Actor William Shatner is scheduled to pass through Wichita this week on a trip to raise money for the American Legion.
It’s always a day of sweat treats in Tonganoxie
Bakery opens shop to rave reviews downtown
June 23, 2015
Carlee Erickson has been baking for several years and had established a successful at-home business selling cakes for various celebrations, as well as other pastries. But there was a point when the business was starting to outgrow the home. With that success came the dream of one day opening a bakery.
Here’s to Kirby in Tonganoxie
Adventure walk, run attract roughly 50 participants
June 23, 2015
The Kirby McRill 5K Adventure Walk and Run brought in several participants for its second installment Saturday. More than 50 people participated in either the walk or run. Last year’s inaugural event had just the adventure walk, but a run was added this year.
Tonganoxie restaurant’s burger named one of top 11 in Kansas
June 23, 2015
A Tonganoxie restaurant makes one of the best burgers in the state, according to blogger Annie Sandmeier. Grandpa’s Burger Box has made her list of 11 burger joints across the state that “will make your taste buds explode.”
Official: Kansas, Missouri close to ending economic war
June 23, 2015
Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George says his state is close to reaching an agreement with Missouri that could end poaching of businesses between the two states.
Kansas board to pick developer for new state-owned casino
June 23, 2015
A board is preparing to pick a developer for a new state-owned casino in southeast Kansas from among three applicants.
Police: 2 men arrested for pretending to be crash victims
June 23, 2015
Police have arrested two men who they say pretended to be car crash victims in Reno County near Sylvia.
Presidents of 4 Kansas universities decline salary increase
June 23, 2015
The presidents of four Kansas universities say they will decline or donate a 2 percent pay increase approved for them last week.
Off-duty Shawnee firefighter administers CPR to 4-year-old at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 22, 2015
An off-duty firefighter provided CPR to a near-drowning 4-year-old Monday afternoon at Tonganoxie Water Park. The child’s mother told police that she took another child to the park’s slide while family members watched her 4-year-old girl. She said she later noticed the child floating face down in the pool and pulled her out.
Brownback wants more highway patrol officers
June 22, 2015
With the Kansas Highway Patrol operating at its lowest staffing levels in a decade, Gov. Sam Brownback said he would like to increase the number of highway patrol troopers on the state’s roads.
Milk production in Kansas more than doubled in past 20 years
June 22, 2015
Officials say milk production in Kansas has more than doubled in the past two decades.
Kansas lawmakers urge review of federal health overhaul
June 22, 2015
More than 70 Republican legislators in Kansas are urging GOP leaders in Congress to re-examine the federal health care overhaul after the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a key provision.
Tonganoxie City Council holds off on excise tax decision for church
June 22, 2015
The Tonganoxie City Council held off on a decision on Cornerstone Family Worship’s excise tax exemption request. The Rev. Ron Swaim, pastor for Cornerstone Family Worship, spoke to the council during Monday’s regular city council meeting. Swaim’s congregation will have a new church where the Sunset Motel formerly stood near the U.S. Highway 24-40 curve across from Tonganoxie High School’s east campus to the northwest.
Tidal swim win in Leavenworth
June 22, 2015
The Tonganoxie Tidal Waves swim team notched a team victory last Friday at Wollman Aquatic Center in Leavenworth. Tonganoxie won the meet, 266-200. “The rain held off and we were able to have meet on time and completely,” said Janet Falk, Tidal Waves coach. The team again will be in action with a meet this Friday against Eudora at Tonganoxie Water Park. The meet starts at 7:30 a.m. and should run until 11:30 a.m. or noon.
One for the books in Tonganoxie
Tonganoxie Library run raises more than $10,000
June 22, 2015
Organizers for this year’s Tonganoxie Library Run for the Books had an ambitious goal for the event — raise at least $10,000. It was a number library board president David Frese said almost was picked jokingly, as if there were a chance that much money could be raised.
Reopening Riddle Boys Ranch concerns some Kansas schools
June 21, 2015
Wichita school district leaders say they are concerned that Sedgwick County officials are considering reopening the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch, which would require a significant investment from the district.