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Kansas panel considers limits on public workers’ bargaining
March 18, 2015
A legislative committee in Kansas is considering a proposal to restrict collective bargaining between public employees and state and local government agencies.
Kansas House panel to vote on freezing green energy mandate
March 18, 2015
A Kansas House panel is planning to debate a bill that would freeze renewable energy mandates for utility companies.
Tonganoxie candidates gather for forum
07:41 a.m., March 18, 2015 Updated 04:59 p.m.
Finances dominated Saturday’s candidate forum at the Tonganoxie VFW Post Home. Candidates vying for Tonganoxie City Council and Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board seats gave speeches about themselves and then answered questions.
Tonganoxie baseball setting sights on return trip to state
March 18, 2015
The Tonganoxie High baseball team has its sights set on a return trip to the state tournament. It was more than 20 years since the team’s last berth when THS punched its state ticket last year, but this year’s Chieftains are looking to take another shot at a state title in 2015.
State creates quarantine zone for bird flu in rural Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 16, 2015
In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has established a quarantine zone in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
Avian flu case confirmed in Leavenworth County
March 14, 2015
The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified late Friday afternoon that samples collected from a backyard poultry flock containing both chickens and ducks in Leavenworth County returned a presumptive positive result for highly pathogenic avian influenza at the National Veterinary Services Lab.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class to celebrate 25 years
March 13, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to honor the milestone, the Class of 2015 is hosting an event.
Tonganoxie City Council, USD 464 school board candidate forums Saturday
March 13, 2015
Candidates vying for Tonganoxie mayoral, City Council and USD 464 seats will be on hand for a forum Saturday. The event begins at 1 p.m. and will take place at the Tonganoxie VFW Hall. All of this year’s races are contested. Election Day is April 7.
Tonganoxie St. Pat’s Parade organizers working to bulk up annual spring event
March 13, 2015
The 27th annual Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade is Saturday morning in Tonganoxie and organizers hope more categories — and prizes — will help to build up participation in the parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. March 14 and start at Fourth and Main streets and run west through downtown Tonganoxie.
Weight for it …
THS powerlifters flex muscles at state competition
March 12, 2015
The Tonganoxie High powerlifting team has been in existence for less than a decade and has continued to make strides. Saturday, the team reached another milestone. The THS girls team placed second overall at the state meet at Clay Center Community High School, marking the highest finish for either the boys or girls at state.
Tonganoxie Public Library presenting Celtic performance at the Jewel on Main
March 12, 2015
Matty Stryker (Marianne Payette Carter) will bring Celtic music to Tonganoxie just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Tonganoxie Public Library is presenting the free program at 7 p.m. March 12 at The Jewel on Main at Fourth and Main streets in downtown Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie stripe hype
March 12, 2015
Leprechauns again will be painting the town green, this time in advance of Saturday’s Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade. But city officials won’t be issuing any citations this year. Sarah Breuer, one of the organizers for this year’s parade, said Tonganoxie High School art students would be painting a stripe down Fourth Street, along with additional artwork.
At the helm in Tonganoxie
Fire chief getting acclimated to community
March 12, 2015
Jack Holcom received good news upon his start as Tonganoxie City’s fire chief. The city’s Insurance Services Office is going from a 6 down to a 3, “which is outstanding for a community of this size,” Holcom said.
KU researcher discovers Neanderthals made jewelry
March 12, 2015
It turns out Neanderthals were smarter than originally thought.
Bill would prohibit public agencies and schools in Kansas from collecting union dues
March 12, 2015
Business groups are urging Kansas lawmakers to pass a bill that would prohibit state and local government agencies, including school districts, from using their payroll systems to collect union dues.
Brownback urges Kansas House to pass GOP school funding plan
March 12, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is urging Kansas House members to support a plan from top GOP lawmakers to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools.
Kansas House panel considers higher scrap theft penalties
March 10, 2015
A Kansas House panel is reviewing a bill to significantly increase penalties for scrap metal theft.
Kansas farm experts plan webinar on crop insurance
March 10, 2015
Kansas State University is offering an hour-long webinar to help farmers and others make decisions on crop insurance as the signup deadline at the end of March nears.
City government organization hosts April voting contest
March 10, 2015
The League of Kansas Municipalities is hosting a county and statewide contest to recognize the cities with the highest percentage of voter turnout in this year’s April elections.
GOP plan to overhaul Kansas school aid could move quickly
March 10, 2015
The chief financial officer in Kansas’ largest school district is urging legislators to give more consideration to a plan from Republican leaders to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools and prevent unexpected budget surprises.