Government

Tonganoxie grad Harris advances in Democratic primary, to face O’Brien in general election
August 6, 2014
A 2014 Tonganoxie High School graduate will face a Tonganoxie incumbent in the Kansas House 42nd District race.
KSU professor reports on state of Tonganoxie
August 5, 2014
A Kansas State University professor said Tonganoxie has qualities — the community just needs to find better ways to highlight them.
Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.
Meet-the-candidates event tonight
July 24, 2014
Candidates running for office in the upcoming election will be on hand this week to field voters’ questions.
Kansas House race divides anti-abortion community
July 20, 2014
A Republican primary battle between a congressman and his longtime predecessor has deeply divided social conservatives in Wichita, a city that for years has been a flashpoint in the national fight over abortion rights.
Koch group makes big ad buy for Kansas congressman
July 15, 2014
A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.
Kansas Republicans back Davis in governor’s race
July 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and more than 100 other Republicans are endorsing the presumed Democratic nominee for governor.
Analysis: Kansas gun suit recalls Brown aftermath
July 13, 2014
A national gun control group is trying to bolster its legal and public case against a Kansas law challenging federal firearms regulations by arguing that it revives an old, discredited states-rights doctrine.
Curbside appeal: Tonganoxie officials approve voluntary recycling
Measure must follow protest period
July 8, 2014
Curbside recycling is coming to Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie City Council selects firm to improve U.S. 24-40 intersection
July 8, 2014
The Tonganoxie City Council has selected a company to build the city’s next traffic signal.
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:
Kansas gay marriage foes to seek protections again
July 6, 2014
Kansas legislators will face renewed pressure next year to provide additional legal protections to those who want to avoid accommodating same-sex couples for religious reasons in the wake of federal courts nationwide invalidating state gay marriage bans.
Tonganoxie officials take first look at possible 2015 budget
June 24, 2014
City officials just scratched the surface of 2015 budget talks Monday, but will have to make decisions based on valuations that were slightly higher than the previous year.