Leavenworth County

Army breaks ground for Tonganoxie center
December 13, 2016
Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward said “it’s been a long time coming.” But on a frigid December morning with a biting wind, military personnel, local government officials and business leaders gathered Tuesday for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Army Reserve Center south of Tonganoxie.
Barbecue drive to benefit Tonganoxie High student battling kidney condition
December 12, 2016
A Tonganoxie High School senior is battling a kidney condition, but fundraisers have been started to offset medical expenses and other costs.
Area communities offering wide array of holiday activities
December 8, 2016
Several activities have been planned for this holiday season. Here’s a look at some of the events on tap in the area:
Remember When: A community review
December 7, 2016
New group targets young professionals. Young Professionals of Leavenworth County has its share of younger members, but age doesn’t matter when it comes to membership in the newly formed group. Some members are older, including one man who is in his 70s. The group had its first monthly meeting in September. For each month’s meeting, a different business sponsors the meeting and another speaker gives an educational discussion.
McLouth Happenings
December 7, 2016
The McLouth High School boys basketball team will be holding a chili dinner fundraiser late Friday afternoon.
LInwood News
December 7, 2016
Ugly sweater cookies will take over Thursday night at the Linwood Library as It’s a Sweet Treat Day Bakery presents a cookie decorating program and contest. The program will start at 6:30 p.m. Only a few spots remain open, so pre-registration is suggested.
Jarbalo Jottings
December 7, 2016
Thamar Barnett was a dinner guest of David and Jane Turner on Thanksgiving Day.
Winners announced for Run for the Blue
December 7, 2016
The Friends of the Tonganoxie Police recently had the Run for the Blue 5K/10K in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Pickin’ and Grinnin’ is Friday
December 7, 2016
Join in for a good family evening of Pickin’ and Grinnin’ music and fellowship at 6 p.m. Friday at Tonganoxie Friends Church.
Breakfast with Santa is Saturday at Tonganoxie Middle School
December 7, 2016
Youths can meet Kris Kringle, grab breakfast and make crafts all in one stop.
Tonganoxie man gives no contest plea during indecent liberties case
December 7, 2016
A 19-year-old Tonganoxie man pleaded no contest Monday in Leavenworth County District Court to aggravated indecent liberties with a child.
Technology award for Tonganoxie Community Historical Society
December 7, 2016
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society has won the 2016 Technology Award from the Kansas Museums Association. TCHS representatives received the award Nov. 4 during the annual KMA conference at Fort Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie City Council to determine rezoning fate
December 7, 2016
The fate of rezoning an area along U.S. Highway 24-40 near 206th Street will rest with the Tonganoxie City Council.
All for one and one for all at Tonganoxie’s Madrigal Feaste
December 7, 2016
It’s early December, which means a growing Tonganoxie tradition once again transformed Tonganoxie Middle School into a Renaissance Era castle. This past weekend was the 15th annual Madrigal Feaste, an event that continues to draw sellout performances for two nights only. It also serves as a reunion.