Leavenworth County

Tonganoxie Community Historical Society Fourth Tuesday program
May 20, 2022
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society and Museum will have its Fourth Tuesday presentation at 7 p.m. this coming Tuesday at the barn on the TCHS campus.
Tongnoxie USD 464 board approves personnel
May 20, 2022
Personnel recommendations were approved at the Tonganoxie USD 464 school board meeting May 9 at the Tonganoxie Elementary School library.
Tonganoxie High seniors to graduate Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park
May 20, 2022
Diplomas will be received Saturday as Tonganoxie High seniors will go from students to alumni. Commencement exercises will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Nearly 140 12th-graders are in the THS Class of 2022.
Celebrating the arts: Tonganoxie festival draws crowds despite soggy weather
May 19, 2022
Artists gathered Sunday at Kane Family Farm for an awards ceremony for this year’s Tonganoxie Festival of the Arts. Organizer Keyta Kelly noted that there was a late entry this year — Mother Nature. Rain forced the children’s storytelling festival activities to be moved to Tonganoxie Elementary School. Youths originally were going to be bussed out to the venue just south of Tonganoxie, but heavy rains Thursday night into Friday forced a slight change in plans.
Tonganoxie High softball advances to regional championship
May 17, 2022
Tonganoxie High softball is headed to a regional championship. Louisburg opened with a 1-0 lead in the first inning and then Tonganoxie responded with 2 runs in the bottom of the first for a 2-1 lead. From there on out, it would be a defensive battle and that first-inning score would also be the final.
STATE BOUND: Tonganoxie High’s Andrew Willson wins Wamego Regional; team earns state berth with 3rd-place finish
04:26 p.m., May 16, 2022 Updated 05:50 p.m.
Tonganoxie High boys golf is headed to state. The Chieftains placed third Monday at a Class 4A regional at Wamego Country Club, with THS senior Andrew Willson winning the individual title.
Tonganoxie Elementary School Fine Arts Night is today at TES
May 12, 2022
Tonganoxie Elementary School is having its Fine Arts Night from 5:30-7 p.m. today at TES, 1180 S. East St. The art exhibit will feature works of TES students in grades K-5. There also will be a photo booth, a Chorister concert and other music performances.
McLouth Happenings: McLouth High graduation is Saturday
May 11, 2022
McLouth High School commencement exercises will take place this weekend.
Tonganoxie Public Library Corner: Farmers Market returning this week; Community garden spaces available; Summer Reading starts next week
May 11, 2022
The Tonganoxie Farmers Market is making a return to the library’s parking lot with its opening this Thursday.
Lansing man pleads guilty to reckless aggravated battery in Leavenworth County District Court
May 11, 2022
Christopher Allen Kelly-Bush, 23, Lansing, pled guilty Wednesday, May 4, to one count of reckless aggravated battery.
Remember When: A Community Review for May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022
With improvements to an office on the northeast corner of the Sturtridge building, Community National Bank is set to open their doors for full service on May 19. According to bank vice president Bill Altman, the location off 4th Street and Delaware will be the “permanent temporary location.”
This month’s Tonganoxie Community Historical Society 4th Tuesday program to feature THS alum who served in WWII
May 11, 2022
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society and Museum will have its Fourth Tuesday program later this month.
Second Harvest delivering food Thursday with distribution change
May 11, 2022
The Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck will be coming Thursday to Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Farmers Market to return Thursday
May 11, 2022
The Tonganoxie Farmers Market is back after an inaugural run this past year. The market will be 5-8 p.m. Thursdays into October and kicks off this week with the organization’s first night of sales.
Tonganoxie High graduation May 21 at Children’s Mercy Park
May 11, 2022
Tonganoxie will have its graduation ceremony a week later at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Commencement exercises start at 10 a.m. May 21 at the home of Sporting Kansas City at 1 Sporting Way in KCK.