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A look at news in and around Leavenworth County


Tonganoxie box social proves to be lucrative fundraiser
April 13, 2015
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society’s first crack at an old-time tradition was quite the success. TCHS had a box social Saturday on historic site campus that was a nod to box socials that were popular a century ago. Box lunches were decorated years ago and men bid on those boxes women decorated and filled with food. Saturday’s event also had a celebrity auction that raised $1,980. That number also accounted for regular lunches people purchased and any matching funds the “celebrities” donated.
Tonganoxie police calls, March 25-April 9, 2015
April 13, 2015
Tonganoxie police calls for March 25-April 9, 2015.
Wine and shine: Leadership class celebrating 25 years tonight at Holy-Field
April 9, 2015
It’s almost here. The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating 25 years with an event to honor alumni and welcome others to learn more about the organization and join in the festivities.
ELECTION CENTRAL: City incumbents win; USD 464 incumbents out
07:46 p.m., April 7, 2015 Updated 09:31 p.m.
Tonganoxie Mayor, City Council and USD 464 all have contested races this year.
Tonganoxie Mayor candidate questionnaire: Jason Ward
April 6, 2015
Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward is running for re-election.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Mike Vestal
April 6, 2015
Michael W. Vestal is running for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Kara Reed
April 6, 2015
Incumbent Kara Reed is running for re-election for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Curtis Oroke
April 6, 2015
Curtis Oroke is running for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate: Charles (Tuna) Conrad
April 6, 2015
Charles (Tuna) Conrad is running for Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Melynda Harbour
April 6, 2015
Melynda Harbour is one of six candidates running for two seats on the Tonganoxie City Council.
Tonganoxie City Council candidate questionnaire: Susan Freemyer
April 6, 2015
Susan Freemyer is one of six candidates vying for two Tonganoxie City Council seats.
Tonganoxie Mayor candidate questionnaire: Bill Peak
April 6, 2015
William Peak is running in the Tonganoxie mayoral race against incumbent Jason Ward.
Tonganoxie USD 464 candidate questionnaire: Diane Truesdell
April 6, 2015
Diane Truesdell is seeking another term with the Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board. She represents Position 1.
Tonganoxie USD 464 candidate questionnaire: Michelle McGhee
April 6, 2015
Michelle McGhee is running for Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board Position 3.