A look at news in and around Leavenworth County

Jazz band to have final performance Saturday at Flashbacks
July 25, 2014
Austin Harris and the Voo Doo Jazz Band will have its final performance 7-9 p.m. at Flashbacks restaurant, 630 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie City Council approves nearly 3-mill hike in close vote
July 25, 2014
Taxes are expected to increase for 2015 in Tonganoxie.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Water Park assistant manager Charles Lanza
July 22, 2014
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Water Park assistant manager Charles Lanza.
Monster truck exhibition new to Leavenworth County Fair lineup
July 17, 2014
A monster truck exhibition and pony rides. An interesting combination for sure, but those are two of the new attractions for this year’s Leavenworth County Fair, set for July 29–Aug. 2 in Tonganoxie.
Face to Face: Wizard of Paws owner, groomer Monica Gee
July 15, 2014
This week’s Face to Face profile features Wizard of Paws owner Monica Gee.
Flat Jesus’ popping up in Tonganoxie, around globe
July 15, 2014
Christians are known to proclaim that Jesus is everywhere.
Tonganoxie Dachshund wins Mirror’s Cutest Pet Contest
July 14, 2014
Shyanne Gergick’s family loves Dachshunds.
Tonganoxie to have sand volleyball tournament July 19
July 10, 2014
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development will have a co-ed sand volleyball tournament next week as a fundraiser for the organization.
Tonganoxie police calls for June 30-July 6
July 10, 2014
Tonganoxie police calls for June 30-July 6, 2014:
Face to face: Tonganoxie Community Historical Society president Kathy Peak
July 8, 2014
Kathy Peak is this week’s Face to Face profile person.
Curbside appeal: Tonganoxie officials approve voluntary recycling
Measure must follow protest period
July 8, 2014
Curbside recycling is coming to Tonganoxie.
Leavenworth County sees population increase, latest estimates indicate
July 7, 2014
Leavenworth County’s population grew about 2.5 percent from 2010 to 2013 and all its incorporated cities increased or maintained population, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimations.
Tonganoxie City Council agenda for July 7, 2014
July 7, 2014
Tonganoxie City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014. Here’s a look at the agenda:
Tonganoxie Civic Club to have blood drive July 18
July 3, 2014
Tonganoxie Civic Club is sponsoring a blood drive later this month. Community Blood Center will be taking blood donations from 2-7 p.m. July 18 at VFW Hall, 910 E. First St. in Tonganoxie.