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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
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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.
Kansas Minature Horse Club Show is Saturday in Tonganoxie
June 27, 2018
The 26th Annual Kansas Miniature Horse Club Fun Show is this weekend. The event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
McLouth Happenings: Library calendar; July 4 festivities; pancake fundraiser; volleyball camp
June 27, 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: Holiday closing; teen advice wanted; teen anime drawing club time change
June 27, 2018
The Linwood Community Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. There will also be no special Summer Reading programs during the week.
Remember When: A Community Review for June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018
More than 300 plainsmen, fur traders and backwoodsmen traveling from 12 different states across the Midwest peddled wares, held rifle and pistol matches, and dressed in period clothing last week in an annual pre-1840s-style encampment, held for the first time five miles north west of McLouth. Teepees and lean-tos began popping up for this year’s festival June 12 on Bill Karl’s property. Among the 135 campsites in the encampment Friday, men, women and children were found practicing archery and fashioning colonial and pre-Civil War era crafts.
Kicking off the summer in Tonganoxie
June 27, 2018
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission celebrated the start of summer with its annual Summer Kickoff Party on Saturday at Chieftain Park. Food and refreshments were served and youths got to make their way through an inflatable obstacle course. Some youths from the cast of “Peter Pan” performed a sneak peek of the play, which will be 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center. The play is this year’s TRC summer theater production.
Large to remain on Tonganoxie Recreation Commission board in new seat
June 27, 2018
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission board’s membership had another change last week. Lisa Large will continue to be on the board in its at-large position. During Thursday’s TRC board meeting, Steve Miller resigned from the at-large position.
Sunflower Growing Contest starts Sunday in Tonganoxie
June 26, 2018
Tonganoxie youths will get the chance to tout their green thumbs with the Sunflower Growing Contest. The community will have its second annual Sunflower Stroll on Labor Day Weekend to coincide with the blooming sunflower fields at Grinter Farms.
Tongie Tidal Waves rout Leavenworth, prepare for final meet of season Friday
June 26, 2018
The Tongie Tidal Waves had another big effort this past Friday. The team defeated Leavenworth, 948-431, at Tonganoxie Water Park. This Friday marks the final meet of the season. The team again is at home, with a 7:30 p.m. start time Friday at Tonganoxie Water Park. The event is expected to go until 11:30 p.m. or noon. In three previous meets, one on the road and two at home, the Tidal Waves are undefeated.
Open house for Tonganoxie youth activity center is Saturday
June 25, 2018
There will be an open house Saturday for the new Tonganoxie Youth Activity Center. The open house will be 10-11 a.m. June 30 at the center, which is in the former Jewel on Main building on the northeast corner of Fourth and Main streets in downtown Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie City Council approves more fireworks stands
June 22, 2018
The council approved five more fireworks stands for this year’s July 4 holiday season. The additional stands approved Monday were Anthony R. Miller/Sacred Heart Catholic Church Youth Group (1100 West St.), Rockstar Fireworks (325 E. U.S. Highway 24-40), Trieb’s T-Town No. 1 (420 Stone Creek), Trieb’s T-Town No. 2 (105 E Fifth St.) and J’s Fireworks, Inc. (205 E U.S. 24-40). Sale and discharge of fireworks in Tonganoxie can be done 8 a.m.-11 p.m. June 30-July 4.
Ordinance on sellf-service storage passes Tonganoxie City Council
June 22, 2018
The council voted, 3-1, for an ordinance that allows for self-service storage in the general business district. Council Member Rocky Himpel cast the dissenting vote. Council Member Kara Reed was absent.
Council recognizes first Tonganoxie Citizens Academy class
June 20, 2018
The first Tonganoxie Citizen Academy class officially graduated. Members of the first academy class attended Monday’s City Council meeting.
City Council appoints Bretthauer to rec commission board
June 20, 2018
John Bretthauer will be the newest member of the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission board. The City Council approved, 2-1, to appoint Bretthauer to the TRC board. Curtis Oroke made the motion and Dave Bennett the second.
Early morning vehicle accident claims life of May Tonganoxie High graduate
June 15, 2018
An 18-year-old who graduated last month from Tonganoxie High School died in an overnight vehicle accident early Friday morning. Dalton Richard Hull, who has a Lawrence address, was driving about 2:25 a.m. Friday west on Loring Road in southern Leavenworth County when his Ford Mustang struck a parked vehicle on the side of the road. Hull’s Mustang flipped over on its top after impact.