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Who will win the Republican primary today in the Leavenworth County Commission 3rd District race?

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Bovine bust in Tonganoxie leads some on cow chase
September 20, 2016
Savanah Reynolds went from a grueling test in a school to a wild cow chase later in the day. Reynolds, a senior at Tonganoxie High School, had finished up with the ACT the morning of Sept. 10. When she finished testing that Saturday at Basehor-Linwood, she found a slew of texts and missed calls from her mother, DeeDee.
Tonganoxie High volleyball 5th at Rossville Invitational
THS home cross country invite this week; MHS football wins first game of season
September 20, 2016
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team finished its first tournament of the season with a winning record. THS placed fifth Saturday at the Rossville Invitational with a 3-2 record. Tonganoxie opened pool play with a victory against Ottawa, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20.
Aggressive Tonganoxie High boys soccer handles Eudora, 6-2
September 20, 2016
The Tonganoxie High boys soccer team only just started its most difficult week of the season Monday with the first of four games in the five days. The hectic week couldn’t have started much better for the Chieftains. Behind stellar passing and dominating possession, Tonganoxie cruised to a 6-2 victory against Eudora at the Chieftain Park Sports Complex. Junior Zeb Huseman and senior captain Logan Williams led the way with two goals each. The win improved the Chieftains to 5-1, as THS now has won four consecutive matches.
Tonganoxie High soccer takes 4-1 record into busy week
September 19, 2016
The Tonganoxie High boys soccer team is off to a strong 4-1 start that has included two overtime victories. But this week’s hectic schedule will be a key one for the Chieftains, as the slate will nearly double the team’s number of games played this season.
Tonganoxie man convicted in animal cruelty case
September 16, 2016
A Tonganoxie man was convicted of one count cruelty to animals this week in Leavenworth County District Court. Jesse D. Atkinson, 33, was convicted of the animal cruelty count.
Heart of the matter for Tonganoxie High football in OT victory
September 16, 2016
The Tonganoxie Chieftains were circled around their coaching staff on the field as each coach addressed the team. When defensive coordinator Matt Bond finally made his way down to the circle from the press box, he had just one thing to say to his team.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Public Library’s Liz Wilson
September 15, 2016
This week’s Face to Face focuses on Liz Wilson from the Tonganoxie Public Library:
Tonganoxie’s hometown celebration
Crowning, parade, inductions part of homecoming festivities
September 15, 2016
When you wish upon a star, it usually doesn’t matter who you are, but this week it will be all Disney most of the time at Tonganoxie High School. This year’s theme is The Wonderful World of Tongie, as Monday was Monster Monday and Tuesday Lion King Tuesday. Today is Disney Duo Day and there is a special event this evening.
Tonganoxie USD 464 has 1 applicant for board opening; hires and resignations; Statehouse candidate visits meeting
September 15, 2016
There’s still time for anyone interested in applying for the open Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board seat to file at the district’s central office. The board opted to make noon Oct. 3 the deadline for any additional applicants. The board plans to interview applicants at it October board meeting, which is 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the TES library.
Tonganoxie High athletics sweeps competitions for the week
September 13, 2016
It was a good week for Tonganoxie High athletics. All of its varsity squads swept competitions last week. The THS soccer team got back on track with a 9-0 victory Sept. 6 and then 3-2 on Thursday against Bishop Ward. Those victories improved the squad to 3-1 on the season.
OVERTIME THRILLER: Tonganoxie football outlasts Eudora, 46-40
10:20 a.m., September 10, 2016 Updated 02:49 p.m.
Zac Morgan’s 154 total yards on offense, three touchdowns and a 78-yard punt return touchdown led Tonganoxie to a 46-40 overtime win over Eudora. After Eudora (1-1) fumbled on the first play of overtime, Mason Beach threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Caden Searcy to win the game for Tonganoxie.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Dasha Frank
September 7, 2016
This week’s Face to Face profiles Tonganoxie Public Library’s Dasha Frank.
McLouth Happenings
September 7, 2016
Heart of America Antique Steam Engine & Model Association will present McLouth’s 59th Annual Threshing Bee on Sept. 16-18 at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. Allis Chalmers will be featured this year. All tractors and equipment are welcome. Antique & working truck display. All trucks are welcome.
Linwood News
September 7, 2016
The Rosetta Sisters will bring their acrobatic show to the Linwood Library on Thursday the 8th at 6:30 p.m. The program will showcase circus skills including acrobalance. Audience members will have a chance to learn some neat tricks following the show. This is an outdoor program behind the library. There will be seating, but you can also bring your own.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 7, 2016
Rosie Oelschlaeger went Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Holton to help her brother, Gene Sawyer, celebrate his 94th birthday. Others there, joining them at Sac and Fox Casino near Holton were Linda Blanton of Highland and Teri Morris and Mary Mora of Holton.
United Way of Leavenworth County embarks on 2016 campaign
September 7, 2016
Leavenworth County United Way launched its 2016 campaign Thursday in Leavenworth. Hallmark once again sponsored the event at its Leavenworth Production Center. Some 75 people attended. Invitations were extended to government and business leaders as well as organizations working to make a difference throughout Leavenworth County. Members of the community are also welcome to come hear about United Way’s efforts.
Tonganoxie High cross country competes well against Lansing
September 7, 2016
Tonganoxie opened the cross country season last week with a dual on the road against Lansing. The THS boys nearly had a victory, scoring 29 to Lansing’s low score of 27. The Lions also won the girls meet with 21 points to the Chieftains’ 35. In the boys race, Tonganoxie’s Drew Cook took first with a time of 18 minutes, 5 seconds. Carter Kietzmann placed second in 18:50 and Calvin Morgan sixth with 19:43 time. Jakob Foley placed ninth (20:08) and Chandler Hamman 11th (20:24).
Linenberger: Time is prime to strike sunflower gold in Tonganoxie area
September 6, 2016
As I took a friend Sunday to Lawrence, I decided to venture down U.S. Highway 24-40 so we could drive by the Grinter Farms sunflowers and see all of the activity that comes with it. As we got closer and traffic was at an almost standstill, I noticed cars coming from the east on Woodend Road, a gravel road. I thought there must have been a wreck and cars were being re-routed. Nope.
Tonganoxie coach calls for better play after 6-0 soccer shutout
Team opens season 1-1 after loss to BLHS
02:57 a.m., September 6, 2016 Updated 10:10 p.m.
It’s not uncommon for teams at the high school, college and even at professional level to have a moment in their season where nothing is going well. That moment is right now for the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team. Tonganoxie was hit in the mouth Thursday at Basehor-Linwood and defeated by a sound score of 6-0. The match was decided very quickly. In fact, Basehor-Linwood scored its first goal in the first 30 seconds of the game and its second goal came just 45 seconds later.
Tonganoxie High volleyball battles through for 4-set victory against Eudora in rematch of 2015 substate
September 6, 2016
After the Tonganoxie High volleyball team lost the third set of its best-of-five match to Eudora on Thursday, THS coach Tiffany Parker wasn’t sure how her team would respond in the fourth set. Tonganoxie lost a lot of the momentum it gained in taking a 2-0 set lead, but more importantly, the team would have to fight through fatigue after a tough match with Lansing just two days earlier.