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Stacking up against tough field
Chieftains place
January 21, 2016
In one of the marquee tournaments each wrestling season, Tonganoxie finished in the middle of the pack as a team this year. Tonganoxie High placed three wrestlers individually, helping the Chieftains to a 19th-place finish at Saturday’s Bobcat Classic at Basehor-Linwood.
Kansas House approves bill keeping courts open
January 21, 2016
The Kansas House has approved a bill to keep the state’s courts open following a legal dispute involving their budget.
Kansas regents approve new gun policy to comply with state law; university policies to come next
January 21, 2016
The Kansas Board of Regents updated its weapons policy Wednesday to comply with a state law requiring universities to allow concealed carry of guns on their campuses starting July 2017.
Kansas City International Airport expansion plan gets new look from architects
January 21, 2016
An architecture firm is offering a compromise plan for renovating and expanding the Kansas City International Airport.
Kansas man claims $1 million Powerball prize
January 21, 2016
A southwest Kansas man has claimed a $1 million Powerball cash prize.
Kansas Turnpike toll prices to increase in May
January 21, 2016
Drivers who pay tolls with cash on the Kansas Turnpike will have to pay more, beginning in May.
New proposal would cut Kansas school districts by half
January 21, 2016
Kansas would have fewer than half of the local school districts it now has under a reorganization that a conservative Republican lawmaker proposed Wednesday because he said it would trim administrative costs.
Brownback’s office defends early childhood education shift
January 20, 2016
Gov. Sam Brownback’s office is defending a budget proposal that a child advocate says would make it easier for Kansas to siphon money from early childhood education.
Kansas lawmakers reviewing bill to liberalize marijuana laws
January 20, 2016
Kansas lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would lessen the state’s penalties for marijuana possession and allow the limited use of marijuana for medical purposes.
Kansas official defends Department for Children and Families
January 20, 2016
The head of the Kansas Department for Children and Families on Tuesday defended the agency’s efforts to ensure the safety of children in the foster care system.
Inclement weather postpones Tonganoxie Invitational
Tuesday’s games to be played at same times Wednesdays
January 19, 2016
The Tonganoxie Invitational has been postponed a night due to inclement weather.1
Kansas officials won’t be charged in case of man wrongfully imprisoned for murder
January 19, 2016
County officials say some law enforcement officials likely made mistakes in an investigation that led to a Kansas man being wrongfully convicted in the death of a 14-year-old girl but did nothing to warrant criminal charges.
Kansas authorities consider stiffer charges for couple of missing child possibly fed to pigs
January 19, 2016
Prosecutors say they may upgrade murder charges against a Kansas man and wife accused in the death of a child who authorities believe is the man’s missing 7-year-old son and may have been fed to pigs.
Tonganoxie celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with song, dance and spoken word
January 19, 2016
From poetry to dance and boisterous song to re-enactments, the more than 60 people who attended Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at The Jewel on Main saw the passion for the civil rights leader conveyed in numerous ways. Roz McCommon, owner of the The Jewel on Main, 707 E. Fourth St., organized the first MLK celebration at her venue last year in Tonganoxie.
Kansas report calls for overhauling school finance
January 19, 2016
A special legislative committee voted on party lines Tuesday to issue a final report that calls for revamping the way Kansas funds public schools, focusing more on student outcomes and tightening state controls over how districts can issue bonds.
A Royal visitor to Tonganoxie
KayCee brings his “W” from The K to help start local reading challenge
January 19, 2016
Tonganoxie Elementary School kicked off its new Royals Reading Challenge with someone whose become a bit of a celebrity at Kauffman Stadium. KayCee, the old-time baseball player who brings out the “W” after every Royals victory, spoke to TES students Friday afternoon.
Tonganoxie High School medals four teams at two-speaker state debate
January 19, 2016
The Tonganoxie High School debate team finished the season with another successful weekend at the Class 4A state debate championships.
While Kansas sees fewer earthquakes, more than ever rattle Oklahoma
January 19, 2016
In Oklahoma, now the country’s earthquake capital, people are talking nervously about the big one as man-made quakes get stronger, more frequent and closer to major population centers. Next door in Kansas, they’re feeling on firmer ground though no one is ready yet to declare victory.
Kansas mental hospital overtime hours ‘appalling,’ documents say
January 19, 2016
Employees at one of Kansas’ state mental hospitals are racking up significant overtime hours, internal reports show.
Document proving WWII military sex slaves now at KU library
January 18, 2016
A longtime University of Kansas professor’s report that played a role in Japan acknowledging the government-controlled brothels that operated during World War II has been added to a campus research library.