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Tonganoxie VFW celebrates winning essays from Tonganoxie students
February 9, 2017
Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 and its Women’s Auxiliary sponsored a pizza dinner Thursday for its local Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy winners. Students then presented their winning essays after the dinner.
Pickin and Grinnin event Friday
February 9, 2017
Join Tonganoxie Friends Church for a good family evening of “Pickin’ and Grinnin’” music and fellowship. Bring your guitar, fiddle, banjo, whatever, and share in the fun. It starts at 6 p.m. Friday at the church.
Jury convicts man in Fort Leavenworth indecent liberties case
February 9, 2017
A jury convicted a 24-year-old man of two counts aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14 and two counts aggravated indecent solicitation with a child after a week-long jury trial in Leavenworth County District Court. The jury heard evidence regarding Nicholas Clark, a former employee of the Youth Center at Fort Leavenworth, soliciting a then-13-year-old girl who attended the Center in August 2014.
Tonganoxie teacher to give presentation tonight on Great Backyard Bird Count
February 9, 2017
Interested in birds? Want to increase your knowledge about birds? If so, join Tonganoxie High School science teacher John Tollefson as he shares his knowledge about the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Remember When: A Community Review for Feb. 8, 2017
February 9, 2017
“Tonganoxie Phil” saw his shadow Friday morning, and predicted another six more weeks of winter. Stevens began his career as Tonganoxie Phil several years ago when a KBEQ radio disc jockey contacted him. Stevens said he thinks it started because Tonganoxie sounds a bit like Punxsutawney and perhaps the DJ picked up a phone book selecting the first Phil he came across.
Tonganoxie Elementary School honor roll for second quarter announced
February 9, 2017
Tonganoxie Elementary School honor rolls for the second quarter have been released.
Tonganoxie High girls pick up victory at Turner
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team traveled to Turner High School early last week, coming away with a convincing 53-37 victory.
Tonganoxie City Council denies church request in Urban Hess, cites zoning regulations
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie City Council has denied a church from having a lot in the Urban Hess Business Center. The building, which is owned by Eric Finkbiner, once was a greenhouse and later a motorcycle shop. Finkbiner, who operated the pharmacy at the former B&J Country Mart, had plans for a business in the pharmaceutical company for his building in Urban Hess, but those plans fell through. Finkbiner said he hasn’t made much money off a previous tenant, so when the Kaw Valley Church of Christ wanted to come to an agreement on the building, he jumped at the chance.
Ballots sent out for Tonganoxie sales tax question
February 8, 2017
Ballots should start popping up in Tonganoxie mailboxees for the Tonganoxie’sdf 3/4-cent sales tax replacement vote, Informational meetings have taken place, but The Mirror continues to offer information about the mail-in election, including a story from Tuesday’s second and final informational meeting, which took place after The Mirror’s deadline Tuesday evening in Tonganoxie City Council Chambers.
Philling in for a legend in Tonganoxie
February 8, 2017
Groundhog Day was last week, which for many years meant Tonganoxie Phil, aka Dr. Phil Stevens, would emerge from his office to check whether he saw his shadow. One of Tonganoxie’s most beloved citizens, Stevens died in 2015 on the 60th anniversary of practicing medicine.
Tonganoxie High wrestlers drop tough match with Bonner Springs
February 8, 2017
Tonganoxie High wrestling lost a hard-fought dual last week against Bonner Springs. Bonner Springs outlasted THS, 42-31, as the Chieftains fell to 9-2 on the season in dual competition.
On the dotted line at Tonganoxie High
Teammates Brown, Graham sign with Baker for football
February 8, 2017
Jordan Brown and Devan Graham are best friends and teammates at Tonganoxie High School. They’ll continue those relationships at Baker University. The two THS seniors signed national letters of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1. It’s the first day high school seniors can sign letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level.
Substate, postseason coming up at end of month for Tonganoxie, McLouth teams
February 8, 2017
The postseason will be here at the end of the month for basketball and wrestling teams. Here’s a closer look at where Tonganoxie and McLouth teams are headed:
Chieftain boys shut down by Turner
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie High boys squad was put away early in a 56-33 road loss last week at Turner in Kansas City, Kan.
McLouth basketball teams fall to Immaculata on the road
February 8, 2017
McLouth High basketball teams nearly came away with victories Friday against Immaculata. The girls fell, 42-37, while the boys lost, 46-41. McLouth had a 10-9 lead after the first quarter in the girls game and trailed by just two at half time, 17-15.
Tonganoxie High boys level Bishop Ward
February 1, 2017
Tonganoxie High boys defeat Bishop Ward for a third straight victory The Tonganoxie boys basketball team picked up its third win in seven days with Friday’s 41-22 victory against Kansas City’s Bishop Ward High School. Head coach David Hillmon said he was proud of his team’s defensive performance, but expressed concern over the lack of energy and rebounding, especially early on in the game.2
Tonganoxie High girls outlast Bishop Ward in overtime
February 1, 2017
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team picked up their second consecutive win, defeating Bishop Ward in Friday’s 45-42 overtime thriller. Despite dealing with a sickness that kept her out of practice and the starting lineup, senior Taylor Lee was able to make the most of her limited minutes, scoring 15 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter and overtime.
Weller remembered for ‘biggest and most kind heart’
February 1, 2017
Marilyn Weller always had plenty of food available for her daughters’ friends when they came over or when the family would head out for a Sunday at the lake.
Battling bullying in Tonganoxie
February 1, 2017
Longtime educator Joe Coles has worked with schools in anti-bullying initiatives for some 20 years. He said it’s an ongoing battle, but the key is to form good habits. Coles said it takes 21 days to form a habit and that communication is key in schools — among students, teachers and administrators, between children and their parents and between parents and faculty.
Tonganoxie USD 464 cancels Monday classes due to funeral services
January 27, 2017
Tonganoxie USD 464 has canceled classes for Monday due to the funeral of a longtime employee. Marilyn Weller, who served as a physical therapist in Leavenworth County schools for 32 years, died Thursday. She was 56.