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Who will win the two vacant seats in tomorrow's election for Tonganoxie City Council?

Response Percent
Susan Freemyer
 
36%
Kara Reed (incumbent)
 
33%
Curtis Oroke
 
10%
Mike Vestal
 
10%
Melynda Harbour
 
6%
Charles Conrad
 
3%
Total 30
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THS baseball team scores late for victory against Holton
May 13, 2015
Late-inning heroics have caused some heartbreaking finishes for the Tonganoxie High baseball team this year. On Monday, the Chieftains turned the tables.
Graduations Saturday at THS, McLouth
THS class has about 145, MHS 44
May 13, 2015
Roughly 145 students officially will bid Tonganoxie High School farewell as students Saturday. Commencement exercises will be 7 p.m. Saturday at the THS gymnasium. The THS band will provide the processional musical. After senior class members take their seats, Lauren Harrell will give the welcome.
Tonganoxie City Fire Department fire calls, April 13-May 3, 2015
May 13, 2015
Tonganoxie City Fire Department fire calls from April 13-May 3, 2015:
McLouth Happenings
May 13, 2015
Baccalaureate service for McLouth High School graduates will be 7 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of McLouth. The McLouth High School Class of 2015 and the McLouth Ministerial Alliance are sponsoring the service.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 13, 2015
A memorial service will start at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Eagle Cemetery. Another memorial service will be 2 p.m. May 24 at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Tonganoxie School Board special meeting Thursday to cover potential LOB increase, freshman athletics
01:37 p.m., May 13, 2015 Updated 02:53 p.m.
The Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board will have a special meeting Thursday to discuss the possibility of increasing the local option budget and to further discuss Monday’s decision to eliminate ninth-grade athletics schedules for the 2015-16 school year as a cost-saving measure.
Kansas officials to urge schools to teach financial literacy
May 13, 2015
Kansas legislators and State Board of Education members are launching a campaign to encourage public schools to teach students financial literacy.
Kansas legislators considering tax fixes to fill shortfall
May 13, 2015
Kansas legislators are continuing to discuss proposals to raise taxes to fill a projected budget shortfall as the end of their annual session nears.
Kansas legislators agree on local elections compromise
May 12, 2015
Kansas legislators have agreed to move local elections to the fall in odd-numbered years.
Brownback makes appointments to commissions, boards
May 12, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has announced new appointments to four state boards and commissions.
THS softball gets back in win column
May 12, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team is back to its winning ways. THS swept Baldwin on Monday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
O’Brien: Broken funding formula and necessary corrections
May 12, 2015
I would like to start by saying that I have supported increased education funding at every opportunity since I first was elected in 2008. Last April, I supported the bill that put an additional $126.2 million into schools statewide for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014.
Widespread rains boost Kansas crops
May 12, 2015
Widespread rains helped boost farm crops and replenish soil moisture across Kansas.
Tongnoxie USD 464 board cuts teacher position, freshman athletics events
May 12, 2015
The Tonganoxie School Board made its first rounds of budget cuts, including letting go of a music teacher and shrinking athletics offerings. The board approved, 6-0, not to renew the contract of middle school music instructor Kimberlynn Angelo.
Kansas House panel to consider consumption tax increases
May 12, 2015
A Kansas House panel is preparing to debate proposals to increase the state’s sales, gasoline and cigarette taxes.
Kansas House panel passes bill to end business tax break
May 12, 2015
Kansas would repeal tax break championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback under a bill that cleared a legislative committee Monday with bipartisan support, as members worked on a package of tax increases to erase a projected budget deficit.
Time running out for Uber compromise, Kansas senator says
May 11, 2015
A Kansas state senator says time is running out for ride-hailing company Uber to come to a compromise with the Legislature over regulations.
Kansas lawmakers must finish this week to avoid overtime
May 11, 2015
Kansas legislators must wrap up their business for the year within a week to avoid having their annual 90-day session go into overtime.
Government groups work across state lines in Kansas City
May 11, 2015
The four largest government units in the Kansas City metropolitan area are working together to address issues impacting the region on both sides of the Kansas/Missouri state line.
Kansas GOP touts school funding law; districts look to cut
May 10, 2015
Public school districts across Kansas are cutting programs, shedding jobs, ending the school year early and blaming it on the state’s new school funding law, even as the conservatives who advocated it tout the changes as a generous step forward for education.