Government

Demolition of former Tonganoxie police station set for Thursday
April 16, 2014
The former Tonganoxie police station is expected to be torn down Thursday.
Tonganoxie trail bridge to be installed later this month
April 8, 2014
Chieftain Trail Phase II continues to progress with the warmer weather.
Tonganoxie moves forward with tearing down police station
March 18, 2014
Tonganoxie will move ahead with demolishing the former Tonganoxie police station.
Tonganoxie City Council agenda for March 3, 2014
February 28, 2014
Tonganoxie City Council meeting agenda for Monday, March 3, 2014:
Tonganoxie moves forward with Washington Street sidewalk plans
February 18, 2014
After months of discussion, a sidewalk extension along Washington Street that would connect Genesis Christian Academy to the existing sidewalk to the east continues to move forward.
Shawnee Mission sex-ed poster incites battle in Topeka
10:29 p.m., February 17, 2014 Updated 09:34 a.m.
A parent complaint about a poster used as a visual aid in teaching students at Hocker Grove Middle School about human sexuality has made its way to the Statehouse.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward
February 5, 2014
The Mirror’s first Face to Face feature profiles Jason Ward. Have suggestions for future Face to Face folks? Send an email to slinenberger@tonganoxiemirror.com.
Kansas: Legislature, not courts, should decide school funding, Brownback says
January 16, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback compared past “Summer of Mercy” anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery in a major speech Wednesday night.
Kansas: Legislature, not courts, should decide school funding, Brownback says
January 16, 2014
Starting a new legislative session during an election year and with a state Supreme Court ruling on school finance expected any day, Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday said his conservative Republican policies have helped lift Kansas from the Great Recession.
Kansas: State of the State address at 6:30 tonight
January 15, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to give the annual State of the State address and outline his legislative agenda.
Kansas: Higher education cuts unlikely to be restored
January 15, 2014
Restoring budget cuts to higher education that were approved last year by Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislative leaders appears iffy at this point.
Tonganoxie legislative forum touches on education, taxes
January 14, 2014
Education funding and taxes took center stage at Saturday’s legislative coffee at the VFW Post Home in Tonganoxie.
Kansas: Bioscience, higher ed funding raise serious concerns
January 13, 2014
The fight over higher education funding was one of the most bruising in the last legislative session and promises to be again.
Kansas: Democrat Davis raises $1 million for Topeka run
January 9, 2014
Democratic challenger Paul Davis raised a little more than $1 million in cash contributions in less than five months for his campaign to unseat Republican incumbent Sam Brownback in the Kansas governor’s race.
Kansas Chamber poll: Taxes, school administration spending too high
January 9, 2014
Kansas business owners say both taxes and the amount of money spent on school administration are too high, according to a new survey commissioned by the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.

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