First State Bank & Trust has groundbreaking in Basehor
August 17, 2022
First State Bank and Trust had a groundbreaking Tuesday for a trust and financial services office building in Basehor. The new 10,000 square-foot facility will be at 15330 Wolf Creek Parkway. Lisbona Architects, Inc., designed the building. Julius Kaaz Construction Company is building the structure.
Hilltop fundraiser to benefit Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271
August 3, 2022
A local restaurant’s fundraiser this weekend will benefit Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271. There will be food, bake sale, drinks and a live auction.
Tonganopoly game to be available starting Thursday
August 3, 2022
Game night soon will have a Tonganoxie flare for some. The Tonganoxie Public Library Board has organized the creation of the board game. The finished board games have arrived and will be for sale starting later this week.
Hill’s to use former city council chambers in Tonganoxie
July 21, 2022
Hill’s Pet Nutrition will be utilizing the former city council chambers in Tonganoxie.
Final Tonganoxie Business Association Movie in the Park of summer is July 8
June 22, 2022
Tonganoxie Business Association will show the third and final Movie in the Park in its summer series next month.
Summer kicks off with busy weekend at Tonganoxie Water Park
June 1, 2022
Memorial Day Weekend usually is the unofficial start of summer and the season kicked off with a busy opening weekend at Tonganoxie Water Park. The local swimming pool had 758 visitors during the holiday weekend, with each day having more visitors than one before.
Winners announced at this year’s St. Pat’s Parade
March 17, 2022
Folks braved the weather Saturday for this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade. With temperatures in the mid-20s, Saturday didn’t exactly scream “almost spring.”
Their cups runneth over: Grounded Coffeehouse, steeped in faith with multiple plans to give back, opens this week
March 16, 2022
A little hustle and bustle filled Grounded Coffeehouse on Tuesday morning. The new Tonganoxie coffee shop opened its doors at 7 a.m. and behind the counter were the store’s new manager and four baristas. A fifth would be coming in for a shift in a few hours. It was still dark outside when the coffeehouse opened, but the creators of the new space hope it will be a beacon of light for the community — and perhaps a nice way to kick-start the day.
Grounded Coffeehouse to open this month in Tonganoxie
March 11, 2022
Local residents will be able to sit down for a cozy cup of joe starting this month. Grounded Coffeehouse will open soon and will have a grand opening March 26, per the shop’s Facebook page.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition receives national award for new expansion in Tonganoxie
March 3, 2022
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, which is building a new plant in Tonganoxie, recently received a Business Facilities 2021 Deal of the Year Impact Award alongside the Kansas Department of Commerce. The award is in the specialty manufacturing category for Hill’s expansion and investment in Tonganoxie. Gov. Laura Kelly commended all parties for facility.
Tonganoxie Business Association meeting is every Friday
February 16, 2022
Tonganoxie Business Association has resumed weekly meetings. TBA switched from weekly meetings to the first and third Fridays of each month, but the organization returned to weekly meeting frequency Friday.
Farmers market to return in May
February 2, 2022
The Tonganoxie Farmers Market will be back in May, according to the organization’s Facebook page.
Tonganoxie Business Association meetings are every Friday
February 2, 2022
Tonganoxie Business Association has resumed weekly meetings. TBA switched from weekly meetings to the first and third Fridays of each month, but the organization returned to weekly meeting frequency Friday.
Free photos with Santa available at Magdalenas at the Depot
December 9, 2021
Magdalenas at the Depot is offering free photos with Santa from 6-8 p.m. Friday. Visitors can bring their cameras so their families can take pictures with Santa Claus at the business, 429 S. Main.
Schmooza Palooza business event coming in November to Tonganoxie
October 14, 2021
Schmooza Palooza will feature local businesses next month in Tonganoxie. The event, which is a business expo, will be 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Brunswick Ballroom, 427 E. Fourth St. in Tonganoxie. Booth reservation information for businesses will be released soon.