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Are you running/did you run or walk in the 2018 Tonganoxie Public Library Fun Run?

Response Percent
No, I’m sitting this one out
Yes, I’m planning to run/did run the 10K
Yes, I’m planning to participate/did participate in the walk
Yes, I’m planning to run/did run the 5K
No, but I am/was a volunteer
Total 4
Artists turn out to capture Tonganoxie
September 12, 2018
Though there were many activities happening during the Sunflower Stroll, one might have caught the eye most Labor Day Weekend. Artists could be seen around town painting various buildings and scenes.
Louisburg hands Tonganoxie football its second defeat
September 8, 2018
Tonganoxie High trailed just 12-7 at halftime Friday, but the Chieftains couldn’t get any closer in the second half. Louisburg won, 27-7, spoiling Tonganoxie’s home opener and inaugural Frontier League game at Beatty Field.
Tonganoxie High volleyball falls to Paola
September 6, 2018
After winning a thrilling first set against Paola, the Tongaoxie High volleyball team wasn’t able to gain momentum and fell, 3-1, Tuesday at Paola. THS won, 29-27, in the first set, but Paola came back and won the next three sets, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18, for the match victory.
Tonganoxie High soccer blanks Atchison, 9-0, to take on Paola today at home
September 6, 2018
Tonganoxie High got its first victory of the season with a 9-0 victory against Atchison on Tuesday in the home opener. THS (1-0-1) built a 6-0 lead in the first half and then added three more goals in the second half for the victory. The Chieftains will play again at 6 p.m. today at home against Paola.
Tonganoxie High girls cross country gets win against Lansing
02:17 a.m., September 5, 2018 Updated 01:24 p.m.
Tonganoxie High split its first competition Saturday at University of St. Mary’s new cross country course in Lansing. THS won the girls dual against Lansing. The Chieftains scored 23 points to Lansing’s 32. Kristie Chambers won the dual with an individual time of 22 minutes, 50 seconds. Madelyn Batchel was Lansing’s top runner with a second-place finish and a 23:20 time. Katherine Wombwell placed third (23:54) and sister Heather Wombwell was right behind in fourth (24:03). Eva Romero finished fifth with a 24:05 time. Mathia Slinkard placed 10th (25:36), Brooklyn Lang 11th (25:43) and Lauren Lawson 12th (26:02) Macy Geiger placed 13th (26:29) and Natalee Shepard 14th (27:03).
Tonganoxie City Council member stepping down because of move out of city
September 5, 2018
A Tonganoxie City Council member is stepping down because she is moving out of the city. Council President Kara Reed posted on her city council member Facebook page Tuesday that she was resigning. She posted an open letter to citizens, elected officials and city staff and also read the letter at Tuesday’s council meeting. “It has been my great honor to serve alongside a dedicated staff and fellow elected officials on behalf of the city of Tonganoxie for the last five and a half years,” she wrote. “It is with regret that I must leave before my term has expired, but a move outside of city limits makes my resignation necessary.”
McLouth Happenings: Honoring first responders; remembering 9-11; Threshing Bee around corner; yard sales
September 5, 2018
McLouth United Methodist Church invites everyone to honor first responders during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at the church. After the service, there will be “EMERGE ‘N SEE” events.
Linwood News: Learn about donkeys; become friend of library; vendors needed
September 5, 2018
Jay and Stacy Ellis from Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue will visit at noon Saturday. They will be at the Linwood Community Library for an outdoor program about donkeys. Guests will learn all about donkeys, their satellite rescue group, and be able to ask questions. They will also bring a couple of their donkeys with them.
Tonganoxie seeking animal control services proposals
September 5, 2018
Tonganoxie is looking for animal control service proposals. Inquiries about the request for proposals are due by 2 p.m. Sept. 14 and will be posted on the city’s website. Inquiries should be directed to Dan Porter, assistant city manager;; 913-845-2620, ext. 1040. Proposals must be submitted by 2 p.m. Sept. 19. Full details on the scope of services and submission instructions are available in the 2018 Animal Control Services Request for Proposals.
Motorcycle accident on Kansas Highway 16 sends two rural Tonganoxie residents to KU hospital
September 4, 2018
A two-motorcycle accident Monday afternoon on Kansas Highway 16 sent both riders to University of Kansas hospital. The accident occurred about 1:40 p.m. Monday at Kansas Highway 16 at Parallel Road. The first motorcycle, a 2017 Harley trike, was driven by a 67-year-old rural Tonganoxie man. The second motorcycle, a 1948 Harley FL, was driven by a 70-year-old rural Tonganoxie man.
Vehicle-motorcycle accident sends Tonganoxie man to KU hospital
September 4, 2018
A vehicle-motorcycle accident Thursday west of Basehor sent a Tonganoxie man to an area hospital. Jayde Renee Jantzen, 22, Hays, was driving a 1999 Toyota Camry about 3:35 p.m. Monday south on 174th Street. Daniel Raymond Duffett, 28, Tonganoxie, was riding a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on U.S. Highway 24-40 when Jantzen failed to yield and struck Duffett’s motorcycle, according to Kansas Highway Patrol reports. Duffett was taken to University of Kansas hospital. He was not wearing a helmet, reports said. Jantzen was wearing a seat belt and was not injured, KHP reports said.
Tonganoxie volleyball splits first matches of season
September 1, 2018
Tonganoxie High volleyball is 1-1 on the season after splitting a triangular Thursday at home. THS lost to Spring Hill, 25-10, 25-19, but defeated Sumner, 25-12, 25-5. The Chieftains continue the season Tuesday with a road match at Paola.2
Tonganoxie high girls golf takes 3rd at Lake Perry Country Club
September 1, 2018
Tonganoxie High girls golf opened the season Thursday with a third-place finish at Lake Perry Country Club. Megan Brusven led the team with a 49. She placed ninth overall, while Peyton Lynn and Meghan Heskett both scored 51, tying for 15th.
Basehor-Linwood football spoils season opener with commanding 42-6 victory against Tonganoxie
September 1, 2018
Tonganoxie High fans roared when Elijah Tyner took the opening kickoff out to the Tonganoxie 29-yard-line. A few plays later, a turnover left Basehor-Linwood with a short field and then seven plays later, Basehor-Linwood had a 7-0 lead just more than 3 minutes into the game. The THS defense would push Basehor-Linwood to third-down situations, but the Bobcats converted often. Coupled with a sputtering Chieftain offense, Tonganoxie couldn’t keep up, and BLHS went onto win, 42-6, in the season opener.
Chieftain Stars dance members announced for 2018-19 at Tonganoxie High
August 30, 2018
The Chieftain Stars dance team will be performing with 13 members for the 2018-19 school year. Captains are Reagan Arthaud, Bailey Bradley and Avery Moritz. Joining the captains this year are Anna Soetaert, Corinn Search, Aspen Moritz, Jillian Asmus, Merkaia Khanthaboury, Sadie Atchison, Harlei Hendrix, Alexis Kelly, Allyson Albert and Kobi Bearden.
Tonganoxie High cheer squad has 14 members for 2018-19
August 30, 2018
The 2018-19 Tonganoxie High cheer squad has 14 members. Squad captains this year are Yareli Gardea and Trinity Touchton. Their fellow cheer members are Anja Bartels, Maddie Bell, Cadence Cole, Matt Burke, Kristi Chambers, Meghan Heskett, Emma Morgan, Ava Barbells, Macy Geiger, Stasi Johnson, Mikayla Rhoads and Jordon VanAnne.
Tonganoxie Business Association meetings Fridays at Brothers Market
August 29, 2018
The next Tonganoxie Business Association meeting will be 8 a.m. Friday at Brothers Market in its dining area. Meetings are 8 a.m. Fridays and are open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to attend.
Produce available Tuesdays in downtown Tonganoxie
August 29, 2018
Visitors can pick up produce at noon Tuesdays in the Mutual Savings parking lot just west of Good Shepherd Thrift Store and Food Bank. People providing the produce will let visitors know if there will not be produce the next Tuesday.
Homecoming to be Piper game Sept. 29 at Tonganoxie High
August 29, 2018
Tonganoxie High School Homecoming will be Sept. 28. There will be a half-day of school that day and an afternoon parade, performances and student speakers on Fourth Street. Special activities to incorporate middle school and elementary school students also are being planned for that day. The parade is open to everyone, but students at TES and TMS can only attend if they go with parents or other means outside of school. A reception and induction of this year’s Tonganoxie Education Hall of Fame class also will take place that day. THS takes on Piper in the homecoming game, with homecoming royalty crowning taking place before the game and hall-of-fame.
Tonganoxie Water Park season finishing up Monday
August 29, 2018
Swim enthusiasts will get their last chances to visit Tonganoxie Water Park for the season. Tonganoxie Water Park is open Labor Day Weekend, but its final day of the season is Monday. The water park again will open up in May 2019.