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Who will win the two vacant seats in tomorrow's election for Tonganoxie City Council?

Response Percent
Susan Freemyer
 
36%
Kara Reed (incumbent)
 
33%
Curtis Oroke
 
10%
Mike Vestal
 
10%
Melynda Harbour
 
6%
Charles Conrad
 
3%
Total 30
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Tallest tale in all the land
Tonganoxie area resident 1st woman to win storytelling contest
May 6, 2015
Keyta Kelly has the knack for telling a humdinger of a story. She has a shovel to prove it. Kelly recently was chosen as the latest tall tale storyteller champion. The competition took place a couple weekends ago in Downs, the Storytelling Capital of Kansas.
Tonganoxie High forensics takes 6th at state in 4A
McLouth takes 13th in 2A
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie High speech and drama team placed sixth overall in Class 4A Saturday in Topeka. Sumner Academy again won the overall forensics title, this time scoring 336 points. Pratt placed second with 254, Bishop Miege third at 242, Mulvane fourth at 240, Louisburg fifth with 226 and THS with 219 points. There were 48 teams that competed total.
Tonganoxie City Council approves Mayor Ward’s appointments
May 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie City Council approved Mayor Jason Ward’s annual appointments during Monday’s City Council meeting.
Semi trailer hits 2 buffalo east of Tonganoxie
May 5, 2015
A semi-tractor trailer struck two buffalo early Monday just east of Tonganoxie. The vehicle, which was headed east on U.S. Highway 24-40, struck and killed two buffalo that had wandered onto the highway between Stone Creek/South Park Drive and 206th Street.
Donation account created for toddler injured in lawnmower accident
May 4, 2015
A Go Fund Me account has been created to support the family of Richard Brock, the 15-month-old severely injured in a lawn mower accident last week.
Ex-U.S. representative seeks to expand lobbying firm in Kansas
April 30, 2015
The lobbying and consulting firm of a former U.S. representative has sent letters to several Kansas businesses offering to represent their interests before the state legislature.
Kansas State awards $500K in grants for global food research
April 30, 2015
Kansas State University has awarded $500,000 in grants to faculty members who are researching way to boost food production as the world population grows.
Kansas officials awaiting word on tax collections in April
April 30, 2015
Kansas legislators and other officials are waiting to learn whether the state’s tax collections in April met expectations.
Toddler hospitalized after being struck by lawn mower
April 30, 2015
A 15-month-old has been flown to a hospital after being struck by a lawn mower in Leavenworth County.
Kansas student’s budget documentary stirs controversy
April 29, 2015
A high-school student’s documentary, “Where the Buffaloed Roam: An Ode to the Kansas Budget,” is raising a stir.
Budget, taxes head up crowded agenda for Kansas Legislature
April 29, 2015
Kansas legislators are returning Wednesday from spring break to tackle a crowded agenda topped by a mandate to balance the next state budget and questions about which taxes they will increase to achieve that.
Hitting on all cylinders
THS softball earns doubleheader sweeps
April 29, 2015
Tonganoxie High softball had two major tests last week against Lansing, but the Chieftains survived them and are still undefeated. THS fell behind the Lions, 5-0, after two innings, but the Chieftains, like so many times previously this season, responded with their bats.
School finance summit at Wichita State postponed
April 29, 2015
A school finance summit was postponed a day after leaders of a conservative think tank said they were concerned it would be a one-sided event because they were not invited.
Tonganoxie water main break could leave some without water for much of day
April 29, 2015
There’s a water main break this morning at Fifth Street and U.S. Highway 24-40. Residents living within a few blocks of the area will be without water most of the day as crews make the needed repairs.
KanCare providers lose millions for 2nd straight year
April 29, 2015
The three companies that provide coverage to Kansas’ Medicaid system lost a total of $52 million doing so last year, marking a second straight year of losses, according to records reviewed by a legislative committee.
Kansas auditor to release report on sexual predator program
April 28, 2015
The state’s auditing agency is set to present a report on the cost and effectiveness of Kansas’ program to involuntarily commit sexual predators to treatment.
Disease, drought taking toll on Kansas wheat crop
April 28, 2015
The winter wheat crop in Kansas is showing signs of stress from disease and drought.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Kevan Welsh
April 28, 2015
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Tonganoxie’s Kevan Welsh.
Wichita to award varsity letters to special needs students
April 28, 2015
Students who play in a special-needs sports league in the Wichita area scored a victory.
Kansas House committee delays review of Democrat’s remarks
April 28, 2015
A Kansas House committee has delayed its investigation of a Democratic lawmaker who labeled as “racist bigots” supporters of a bill ending college tuition breaks for students living in the U.S. illegally.