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Riedel’s remarkable run: Tonganoxie High senior finds groove rushing ball in final season, eyes 1st wrestling title in program history
November 14, 2018
Dalton Bock was a crucial part of Tonganoxie’s Kaw Valley League champion football team in 2017 that finished with the first undefeated season in school history in 55 years. That team graduated 21 seniors, but an incoming senior this season had made some preseason goals, one of which was to tie or surpass his former teammate’s mark of 1,441 rushing yards last year. Korbin Riedel reached that goal and then some in 2018.
Latest Mexican restaurant opens in Tonganoxie
November 9, 2018
Rebecca Mier is excited about her family’s newest restaurant. Ajuua! Mexican Grill and Cantina opened Oct. 22 at 300 N. Village Terrace just off East U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie.
Leavenworth County celebrating 99th annual Veterans Day Parade; Tonganoxie to honor vets with inaugural program
November 9, 2018
The 99th annual Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade — dubbed as the oldest Veterans Day observance — is coming Monday morning to Leavenworth. This year’s parade starts at 10:30 a.m. in downtown Leavenworth, with staging starting at 9 a.m. Monetary awards will be given for best floats and other entries.
Tonganoxie High staging ‘Rock of Ages’ this week
November 8, 2018
Anyone wanting to jam to some classic rock songs — and even a few love ballads — from the 1980s and early 1990s should head this week to the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School east campus. THS students will be performing Samuel French’s “Rock of Ages (High School Edition) at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at TPAC.
ELECTION CENTRAL 2018: Kelly defeats Kobach; Davids wins against Yoder; 5-person commission approved
07:43 p.m., November 6, 2018 Updated 11:11 p.m.
Here are results as they come in for the 2018 election.
Tonganoxie Library story time to be at fire station Tuesday
November 5, 2018
Story time will have a special location Tuesday. The Tonganoxie Public Library program will take place 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Tonganoxie City Fire Station., 825 E. Fourth St. Parents can bring their children to the fire station for the special story time.
Tonganoxie, Paola to meet in football for first time in 35 years
November 2, 2018
Once upon a local high school league, Tonganoxie and Paola were conference foes and played often. Both THS and Paola were members of the Pioneer League for 13 years, but the last time the teams played was in 1982. The two teams now are in the same conference again with Tonganoxie joining the Frontier League this year, but Paola was the only league Tonganoxie did not face during the regular season.
Jayhawks oust McLouth; Garden Plain wins state
October 31, 2018
McLouth High won its first Class 2A substate quarterfinal match set against Jayhawk Linn on Oct. 20, but couldn’t hold off JLHS’s comeback. McLouth won the first set, 25-19, but Jayhawk Linn forced a third set after winning the second, 25-22. The Jayhawks then were able to take the decisive third set, 25-20.
Ground vs. air: Tonganoxie football survives high-scoring affair
October 31, 2018
Friday’s playoff game against Chanute seemed to go from a potential lock to shock for the Tonganoxie High football team in an absurd final two minutes of play before halftime. Tonganoxie went ahead, 19-7, on a 17-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Hayden Robbins to wide receiver Elijah Tyner with 2 minutes left before halftime and Tonganoxie getting the ball to start the third quarter.
McLouth freshman places 6th in 2A state meet
October 31, 2018
A McLouth High runner placed in the Top 10 at Saturday’s Class 2A state cross country meet in Wamego. Freshman Reagan Clark placed sixth in the girls race. She finished in 20 minutes, 46.1 seconds. Teammate Baylee Wolfe wasn’t far behind. The sophomore placed 12th with a time of 21:17.6.
Newcomer, political survivor contest for 42nd Kansas House District
October 31, 2018
The 42nd House District race pits incumbent Republican Jim Karleskint, of Tonganoxie, against Democrat Thea Perry, of rural Tonganoxie. The 42nd District includes Eudora and western Leavenworth County. Karleskint, 71, is seeking his second term in the 42nd District seat. Running as a moderate in 2016, he defeated conservative incumbent Connie O’Brien, of Tonganoxie, in the primary and survived against Democrat Kara Reed in the general election. He turned back a tough challenge in the August primary from conservative Lance Neelly.
Tonganoxie USD 464 board discusses fundraising for possible field turf
October 31, 2018
Tonganoxie school district officials are continuing to look into the practicality of installing artificial turf at Beatty Field. USD 464 board members met with Superintendent Loren Feldkamp and Assistant Superintendent Tonya Phillips and school administrators during a special meeting Monday in the Tonganoxie High School library. After a lengthy discussion about the merits of turf and how it should be handled as a priority with improving district facilities, the board agreed to look at the possibility of fundraising and the forming of a committee.
New U.S. 24-40 businesses open in Tonganoxie
October 31, 2018
Balloons, barbecue and a giant inflatable replica Blue Rhino propane tank all part of a celebration Friday for a new business center in Tonganoxie. Jeff Brandau, representing Tonganoxie Business Association, was on hand to help with a ribbon cutting for the new Lynch Real Estate and Ferrellgas offices in the business center, which is the former Sutton-Kolman Automotive building.
Tonganoxie High football outlasts Chanute in wild playoff contest
October 27, 2018
Friday’s playoff game against Chanute seemed to go from a potential lock to shock for the Tonganoxie High football team in an absurd final two minutes of play before halftime. Tonganoxie went ahead, 19-7, on a 17-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Hayden Robbins to wide receiver Elijah Tyner with 2 minutes left before halftime and Tonganoxie getting the ball to start the third quarter.
McLouth runner takes 6th in 2A state cross country race
October 27, 2018
A McLouth High runner placed in the Top 10 at Saturday’s Class 2A state cross country meet in Wamego.
Third and strong: Tonganoxie High boys cap cross country season with bronze finish as team
October 27, 2018
Tonganoxie High cross country has a state trophy in 2018. The boys team placed third at Saturday’s Class 4A state cross country meet in Wamego. Tonganoxie scored 85 points, just behind second-place Towanda-Circle, which scored 81. Buhler won the meet with a low score of 47.
Ottawa knocks out Tonganoxie volleyball at Independence substate
October 27, 2018
Tonganoxie High volleyball bounced back from a set 1 loss Saturday against Ottawa, but the Chieftains couldn’t push through and get the third set. THS, the No. 8 seed among a group of four substates, lost the first set to No. 9 Ottawa, 25-14. The team responded with a 25-18 victory in the second set, but Ottawa won the rubber set, 25-19. The loss ended Tonganoxie’s season at 15-21.
Tonganoxie High football to meet Chanute for first time in playoff clash
October 26, 2018
Tonganoxie will try to win its seventh straight game tonight, but more importantly, advance to the next round of the playoffs. THS (6-2) is host to Chanute (4-4) at 7 p.m. Friday at Beatty Field in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs. This marks the first victory between the two schools. The winner of this game will take on the winner of Paola-Baldwin next Friday.
McLouth gets road playoff victory against Jayhawk Linn; undefeated Silver Lake up next
October 26, 2018
McLouth High has advanced in the Class 2A football playoffs. The Bulldogs went on the road and defeated Jayhawk Linn, 48-26, Thursday in Mound City. MHS now will face perennial power Silver Lake, which defeated Riverton (2-7), 66-0, Thursday at Silver Lake. The Eagles will bring a 9-0 record into next Friday’s meeting with the Bulldogs at Silver Lake.
Tonganoxie trash truck driver backs over woman in Shawnee
October 24, 2018
A 69-year-old Shawnee woman was rushed to an area hospital after she was run over by a trash truck driven by a Tonganoxie man about 9:50 a.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Halsey Street in Shawnee. The incident happened in the Tanglewood Estates neighborhood of Shawnee. In a news release, Sgt. Steve Walsh of the Shawnee Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit said “a 37-year-old Tonganoxie driver was backing after collecting trash in a dead-end street when he collided with a pedestrian.”