Tonganoxie Living

Marble Crazy brings marble madness to Bonner Springs
March 8, 2014
Marble Crazy 2014 was marble madness Saturday at the Moon Marble Co. in downtown Bonner Springs.
Absolutely ‘marbleous’: Glass art enthusiasts get Marble Crazy sneak peek
March 6, 2014
A handful of glass artists and glass art enthusiasts crowded around the workbench at Moon Marble Co. Thursday, watching Cathy Richardson and her son, Colin Richardson, create their unique glass pieces.
Kansas City Connection: Where to mine for quality vintage artifacts
March 2, 2014
When I visit other cities, one of my favorite pastimes is browsing secondhand stores, antique shops or any other place I can find castoff treasures and well-worn trinkets. Leafing through old maps and trying to divine the mysterious backstory of curious old artifacts is a lot like visiting a museum.
Pastor’s Corner: Ash Wednesday can be meaningful to non-Catholics, too
February 26, 2014
Next Wednesday, March 5, there is a good chance you’ll see a co-worker or someone at school or at the store walking around with ashes on their forehead. So, what’s up with that?
Kansas City Connection: Where to find the best Chinese food
February 23, 2014
A friend asked me the other day what the best Chinese restaurant is in Kansas City. That’s easy, I thought.
Heart disease kills ‘one woman a minute,’ Kansas experts warn
February 20, 2014
Jodi Jackson was only 42 years old when she suffered a widow-maker. The type of heart attack got that name due to its high mortality rate, but also because heart disease has long been assumed to be a man’s problem. The Eudora woman wants to change that.
26th annual Tonganoxie St. Pat’s Parade will be March 15
February 19, 2014
The 26th annual St. Patrick’s Parade will be 9 a.m. Saturday, March 15, in downtown Tonganoxie.
Kansas City Connection: Folk music fest takes over Crown Center
February 16, 2014
Though you might not have realized it, Kansas City is now widely regarded as the folk music capital of America. At least that’s the contention of Louis Meyers, executive director of the Folk Alliance, a nonprofit that relocated to Kansas City last year and is set to host its 26th annual Folk Alliance International conference this weekend at Crown Center.
Tonganoxie soup enthusiasts bring out the chili for annual cook-off
February 11, 2014
Samantha O’Hare didn’t get flashy with her chili.
Fundraisers planned for Basehor twins in need of surgery
February 10, 2014
Local organizers have planned two fundraisers for this weekend to benefit Blake and Lance Tranckino, twin baby brothers who require reconstructive brain surgery
Kansas City Connection: Love, music in the air for Valentine’s Day
February 9, 2014
Songwriter Will Oldham, the bearded bard of our times, once sang: “It’s Valentine’s Day/And I’m catatonic.” But you don’t have to be. Whether you’re madly in love, happily single or somewhere else on the spectrum entirely, a visit to Kansas City could be just what you need to snap out of the winter doldrums and avoid the Valentine’s Day blues.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward
February 5, 2014
The Mirror’s first Face to Face feature profiles Jason Ward. Have suggestions for future Face to Face folks? Send an email to slinenberger@tonganoxiemirror.com.
Tonganoxie Phil: Early spring is on its way
February 4, 2014
Longtime physician by day, weather prognosticator by morning. Dr. Phil Stevens has been practicing medicine at the same office in downtown Tonganoxie for more than 58 years.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society soup and chili feed is Feb. 13
February 3, 2014
The annual Tonganoxie Community Historical Society chili and soup feed will be 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.