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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.
Demand grows in China for Kansas sorghum
June 21, 2015
Kansas, a major wheat producer, has seen increased demand from China for its sorghum crop.
Kansas City Connection: Tour spotlights how things are growing in urban gardens, farms
June 21, 2015
This week, take a look at some of Kansas City’s urban gardens, Maker Faire returns to Union Station and some fancy vintage vehicles are put on display.
Death penalty in white supremacist case a tricky proposition
June 21, 2015
A Kansas capital murder case involving a white supremacist who is dying of emphysema poses some unusual challenges for a district attorney pursuing the death penalty for the first time.
Kansas regents hold tuition, fee increases to 3.6 percent
June 18, 2015
The Kansas Board of Regents is limiting increases in tuition and fees at state universities this fall to 3.6 percent after strictly interpreting a cap imposed by the Legislature.
Kansas attorney general plans campaign on human trafficking
June 18, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says his office is launching a statewide billboard campaign against human trafficking.
Summer in Tonganoxie: Library offers special themes for programs
June 18, 2015
There are plenty of activities in which to participate in Tonganoxie and the surrounding area and the library is a destination for many of those offerings. The Tonganoxie Public Library, which is open seven days a week, has an extensive summer youth program. Children’s programs are offered at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, while teen programs get started at 4 p.m. Thursdays. The children’s programming already had Mad Science on June 3 and Super Hero Boot Camp last Wednesday, June 10.
Tonganoxie USD 464 ballot deadline is June 30
June 18, 2015
Tonganoxie voters have about two weeks left to cast their mail-in ballots in the special Tonganoxie USD 464 local option budget election. Voters will decide whether to give the school board authority to increase the local option budget from 30 percent to 33 percent. Ballots were sent out last week and are due back to the Leavenworth County Courthouse by noon June 30.
Hutchinson transforms into Smallville again
June 18, 2015
Hutchinson will transform itself into Superman’s hometown again this weekend.