Leavenworth County

John Brown to come to life again tonight at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
September 23, 2014
John Brown has come to life in re-enactments at the Black Jack Battlefield in southern Douglas County and at other venues, including area classrooms.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie High School’s Kelly Fredley
September 23, 2014
This week’s Face to Face profile focuses on Tonganoxie High School counselor Kelly Fredley.
Basehor, Tonganoxie VFWs plan benefit for local man
September 22, 2014
A Bingo and Brunch Fundraiser in planned this weekend to help a local man with a traumatic brain injury.
Leavenworth County Humane Society hopes survey sheds light on animal needs
September 17, 2014
Early returns on a Leavenworth County Humane Society survey indicate 97 percent of residents want an animal shelter outside Leavenworth. Most who have taken the survey so far reported they were willing to pay for the service.
Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation Hall of fame inductees to be recognized Oct. 3
September 16, 2014
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation will induct four more members into its hall of fame early next month.
New Tonganoxie Public Library director ready to work with community
September 16, 2014
Cindy Grant loves to read. Though her career path has meandered through various professions, her hobby eventually became her vocation.
Tonganoxie City Council OKs builder ordinance
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie has adopted new licensing regulations for builders and those in related fields. The City Council approved the ordinance, 3-0, at Monday’s regular meeting. Council member Jim Truesdell was absent, while Chris Donnelly abstained. Donnelly said after the meeting he did not vote because it was a conflict of interest. The local banker also is a builder himself.
Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 16, 2014
Reece and Nichols’ back-to-school fundraiser continues.
Democrats’ picnic fundraiser Saturday in Tonganoxie
September 16, 2014
The Leavenworth County Democrats are planning a second annual picnic fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at VFW Park in Tonganoxie, 900 E. First St.
Deadline for citywide garage sale ads is Monday
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie’s citywide garage sale is almost here.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Police Department’s Jarrod Gill
September 16, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature showcases the Tonganoxie Police Department’s Jarrod Gill
Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 11, 2014
Reece and Nichols is having its third annual back-to-school fundraiser.
American Legion gun show, flea market Sept. 27-28
September 11, 2014
Tonganoxie American Legion Post 41 will have a benefit gun show and flea market later this month. The local post will have the event from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Local Democrats set picnic fundraiser for Sept. 20
September 11, 2014
The Leavenworth County Democrats are planning a second annual picnic fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 20 at VFW Park in Tonganoxie, 900 E. First St.