Leavenworth County

Leavenworth County Humane Society adoption special extended through Saturday
September 22, 2022
Leavenworth County Humane Society, Inc. is extending its adoption special through Saturday (Sept. 24). LCHS initially offered the special this past week, but announced that it was extending it to this Saturday. Bigger dogs are available for adoption for only $50. They are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Some longterm residents may be fee-waived to approved adopters.
Remember When: A Community Review for Sept. 21, 2022
September 21, 2022
Several requests by patrons of USD 464 resulted in two classes being offered to all interested adults of the school district. A class in clothing will be available. Another class available to members of the community is Leatherwork. Eddie Zellner scored four of the five touchdowns by Tonganoxie to lead the Chieftains to a 37-7 romp over the Paola Panthers last Friday evening in Paola.
Homecoming week to start Monday in Tonganoxie
September 21, 2022
Homecoming week is almost here.
Tonganoxie Lions Club building on 1st 5 years
September 21, 2022
“We Serve!” That is the motto of Lions Clubs International, the largest service organization in the world.
Tonganoxie Days opens with fireworks display, cornhole tourney; Threshing Bee also this weekend
September 14, 2022
It’s time to celebrate Tonganoxie Days once again, though this year’s festival with kick things off with a bang Friday night. Tonganoxie Recreation Commission will be sponsoring a fireworks show Friday night at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Remember When: A Community Review for Sept. 14, 2022
September 14, 2022
Last Wednesday, Sept. 7, volunteers installed a new sign on Washington Street. Take the time to drive down Washington Street, west from 24-40, and check it out for yourself.
Fireworks show is later next week in Tonganoxie
September 9, 2022
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission will be sponsoring a fireworks show in September. It will be the evening of Sept. 16 at the TRC Sports Complex near the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds the night before Tonganoxie Days.
Team Tongie to benefit from Sunday golf tournament
September 9, 2022
Team Tongie will be one of three local organizations to benefit from an upcoming charity golf tournament. The fifth annual Trinity Family Learning Center Golf Tournament will start at 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at Dub’s Dread Golf Course, 12601 Hollingsworth Road in Kansas City, Kan.
McLouth Happenings: Patriots Day is 9/11; Worship concert also that day
September 9, 2022
On Sept. 11, designated Patriot Day, we commemorate the lives of those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001.
Tonganoxie Library Corner: Stories for older youths to be offered in September; Therapy dogs to visit the library; Teddy Bear check-up time; Hair school for dads
September 9, 2022
Tuesdays in September mean Stories with Susan, the children’s librarian.
Remember When: A Community Review for Sept. 7, 2022
September 9, 2022
Volunteers at the Tonganoxie Museum are spending lots of time in the Honey Valley Schoolhouse refreshing exhibits and getting ready for the third-grade field trip. What’s involved? Creating new exhibits and new ways for young students to interact with exhibits in the schoolhouse.
Tonganoxie Middle School winning exhibit from 2019-20 wins national design award
September 9, 2022
Step Right Up!, the Battle of the Brains winning exhibit inspired by Tonganoxie Middle School students in 2019, recently won the Merit Award in the Exhibit Design category at the Society of Experimental Graphic Design Global Design Awards.
Tonganoxie High cheer squad shines at Kansas Wesleyan camp
September 9, 2022
The Tonganoxie High School cheer squad had some big performances at a cheer camp earlier this summer on the Kansas Wesleyan University campus in Salina.
Tonganoxie Elementary School third-grader dies in Labor Day vehicle accident
September 9, 2022
A Tonganoxie Elementary School student was killed in an automobile accident on Labor Day.
Sunflowers blooming at Grinter Farms
September 1, 2022
Sunflowers are open and ready for business at Grinter Farms. Blooms started to open recently, just in time for the Labor Day Weekend a few miiles south of Tonganoxie on U.S. Highway 24-40.