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For fourth straight year, school advocates march to Topeka, but stakes are higher than ever
March 14, 2016
Three years ago, Heather Ousley was just one frustrated mother in Johnson County who wanted to show her concern about conditions in her daughter’s school.
Kansas students report attack by man shouting racial slurs, ‘Trump’
March 14, 2016
Wichita police are investigating a report that two college students were attacked by a man shouting racial epithets and the name of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Zika virus confirmed in Kansas, officials say; now more than 200 cases nationwide
March 12, 2016
State health officials say an adult from southwest Kansas has the state’s first confirmed case of the Zika virus.
Kansas educators’ outcry over school finance measure stifles meeting
March 11, 2016
An outcry from educators has forced the Kansas Senate’s budget chief to cancel a hearing on a bill that would take control of school finance away from the state Department of Education.
Kansas senator seeks to end daylight saving time
March 11, 2016
When you get elected to the Kansas Legislature, you can introduce any bill you want. And when you’re the head of a powerful budget committee, you can be pretty confident that your bill will get a hearing.
Kansas bill to impeach top court judges advances in Senate; would allow impeachment of governor, too
March 10, 2016
The Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill Thursday that spells out actions that could justify impeaching a Supreme Court justice or other constitutional officer, including attempting to usurp the power of another branch of government.
Kansas lawmakers vote to ban minors from indoor tanning
March 10, 2016
The Kansas House has approved a measure that would prohibit minors from using tanning devices such as sun lamps and tanning beds.
Suspect in custody after Kansas City killing spree that left five dead
Was in country illegally, federal agents say
March 9, 2016
A man suspected of fatally shooting four people at his neighbor’s home in Kansas before killing another man about 170 miles away in rural Missouri was taken into custody early Wednesday morning after an extensive manhunt, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Kansas lawmakers push bill to reverse key income tax cut
March 9, 2016
A tax break for Kansas business owners championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback would be reversed under a proposal introduced Tuesday by three influential GOP state senators.
Tonganoxie girls’ furious rally falls short against Atchison
March 9, 2016
Midway through the second quarter, things looked bleak for the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team. Behind an offensive rebounding onslaught, Atchison opened up a 39-15 lead midway through the second quarter. “The way our team has been all year is if we play a half court game, we have a tough time because we don’t rebound well,” head coach Matt Frost said.
Middle quarters sink Tonganoxie boys against Atchison
March 9, 2016
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team was in great shape after a quarter of basketball Friday in a Class 4A Division I basketball game against Atchison. It was the next two quarters that doomed the squad and kept it from making an upset bid in the postseason. THS, the No. 4 seed in the bracket, trailed top-seeded Atchison, 11-8, after the first quarter.
Outgoing Tonganoxie superintendent to take administrative position in Topeka
Personnel positions OK’d; capital planning discussed at board meeting
March 8, 2016
Tonganoxie USD 464 Superintendent Lyn Rantz will be heading to Topeka for her new post. Topeka Collegiate, a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade college prepatory school has hired Rantz as its new head of school starting July 1, according to a release on the school’s website.
Five killed in shooting spree that began at Kansas City home
March 8, 2016
A pickup truck linked to a Kansas City quadruple homicide suspect has been found abandoned about 170 miles away in Missouri.
Show your Irish pride with Tonganoxie T-shirts
March 8, 2016
If you’re wanting to get into the Irish holiday spirit, you might stop by The Downtown Drug Store. The business is selling St. Patrick’s T-shirts in advance of Saturday’s Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Parade. The shirts, which one of the parade organizers, Rachel Kelly, designed last year, are for sale at the store. Customers can get them in hunter green, lime green and yellow.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Alex Neeland
March 8, 2016
This week’s Face to Face profile features Alex Neeland.
Frustrated Kansas lawmakers weigh move to impeach state’s top judges
March 8, 2016
Republican lawmakers in Kansas, weary of conflicts with a judiciary that has been pushing for more school spending, are beginning to act on a measure to expand the legal grounds for impeaching judges.
Kansas lawmakers consider measure to require parental consent for sex ed
March 7, 2016
The Kansas House is expected to debate a bill later this month that would require parents’ consent before students attend sex education class.
TMS’ ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ being staged today, Sunday at Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center
March 5, 2016
Some 60 Tonganoxie Middle School students are joining together to present “Willy Wonka Jr.” this weekend at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School east campus. The play will start at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday.
Donald Trump coming to Kansas on Saturday
March 4, 2016
GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump will make an appearance in Wichita to coincide with Saturday’s Kansas caucuses, according to a Friday press release from his campaign.
Record-breaking end to regular season for Tonganoxie High girls
THS wins twice, breaks 3-point record twice
March 3, 2016
With time winding down in the third quarter, junior Taylor Lee had to rush a three-point attempt to get it off before the buzzer. The shot was nothing but net, and Lee, who looked over to her bench in shock, was perhaps the only person in the gym surprised the shot went in. Lee went 6-of-7 from beyond the arc, and in the process, broke senior Kaitlin Hall’s school record for three-pointers made in a game (five), which she set Thursday night against Kansas City Wyandotte.