A look at news in and around Leavenworth County

Bonner dentist on ‘crusade’ to spread sleep apnea awareness
March 4, 2014
In the past few weeks, area dentist Thomas Drake has started what he calls his “own, personal crusade.”
Tonganoxie USD 464, Genesis Christian Academy cancel Monday classes
March 2, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464 and Genesis Christian Academy will not have Monday classes.
Up to 10 inches of snow possible in Tonganoxie area; winter storm warning in effect though Monday
March 1, 2014
Eastern Kansas is bracing for another round of frigid temperatures and snow accumulation as the National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings from Saturday evening to Monday morning.
Tonganoxie City Council agenda for March 3, 2014
February 28, 2014
Tonganoxie City Council meeting agenda for Monday, March 3, 2014:
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office ramping up patrol around school zones in coming weeks
February 27, 2014
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office deputies will be focusing on seat belt violations in and around school zones in the coming weeks.
Mirror earns 19 awards in state newspaper contest
February 26, 2014
The Mirror newspaper has won several honors in the Kansas Press Association’s Award of Excellence contest, the association announced this week.
Mirror meet, greet event is tonight at Tonganoxie Public Library
February 26, 2014
Readers will have the opportunity to meet with The Mirror’s staff later today to learn more about the newspaper and any ask any questions they might have.
The Mirror to be delivered a day late
February 26, 2014
This week’s edition of The Mirror will be arriving a day late.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Assistant City Administrator Jennifer Jones-Lacy
February 26, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature focuses on Jennifer Jones-Lacy, Tonganoxie assistant city administrator
Leavenworth’s Heritage Center to have Mardi Gras party Saturday
February 24, 2014
The Heritage Center in Leavenworth will be having a Mardi Gras party from 6-10 p.m. Saturday.
Tonganoxie High grad named to academic list at Oklahoma university
February 24, 2014
A Tonganoxie High School graduate has been named to the top academic list at an Oklahoma university.
Neighbor saves dog that fell into frozen pond near Basehor
February 21, 2014
Two quick-thinking neighbors rescued a 7-year-old black lab golden retriever named Jetta who fell into a frozen pond Thursday afternoon and couldn’t get herself to shore.
Remembering Tonganoxie’ program to be presented tonight
01:56 p.m., February 20, 2014 Updated 10:20 a.m.
Local residents will share their remembrances of Tonganoxie history Tuesday.
Republicans to celebrate Lincoln Day on Saturday in Leavenworth
February 20, 2014
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will have a Lincoln Day Dinner this weekend.