Tonganoxie Living

Letters to Santa: Children pen wish lists for St. Nick
December 18, 2013
Editor’s note: Several area youths dropped off letters to Santa Claus at the Tonganoxie Post Office. Before they were postmarked for the North Pole, The Mirror obtained a few of those letters. Here are those letters as the children wrote them:
Need to ship Christmas gifts? You have a few days left
December 16, 2013
There are a few days left for residents to mail gifts to loved ones so that the packages arrive before Christmas.
Breakfast with Santa moved to Dec. 21
December 13, 2013
Tonganoxie’s annual Breakfast with Santa event has been moved to 9 a.m. Dec. 21 in the commons area at Tonganoxie Middle School, 824 Washington St.
Santa event set for Dec. 14
December 4, 2013
Tonganoxie After Prom organizers will have their annual Breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the commons area at Tonganoxie Middle School, 824 Washington St.
Youth, pets can get Sunday photos with Santa
December 3, 2013
Many members of the family can get their pictures taken with Santa Claus on Sunday in downtown Tonganoxie.
Holiday events planned throughout Tonganoxie area
November 27, 2013
Tonganoxie actually got a head start getting into the Christmas spirit with Saturday’s Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting festivities. But another event is planned for Tonganoxie, as well as festivities in McLouth and Basehor. Here is a look at upcoming events:
Five Questions: Flavors of Thanksgiving
November 26, 2013
As you sit down with friends and family this week over a big Thanksgiving dinner, you may believe you’re honoring a 400-year-old tradition. That’s not exactly true. According to the historians at Plimoth Plantation, who answered this week’s Five Questions, there was no pumpkin pie, certainly no Black Friday and maybe not even turkey.
Tonganoxie Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting, other festivities set for Saturday
November 20, 2013
Tonganoxie will be getting a head start on the Christmas spirit before Thanksgiving. The annual Old Fashioned Christmas and Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting will start at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Post Office now accepting letters to Santa
November 19, 2013
Children can drop off letters to Santa at the Tonganoxie Post Office in the coming weeks.
Kansas insurance commissioner worried about changes to health care law
November 15, 2013
Kansas’ insurance commissioner said Thursday the Obama administration’s decision to delay by a year the cancellation of health care policies that no longer meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act could have unintended consequences.
THS senior competes for Halloween Queen title
November 12, 2013
A Tonganoxie High School senior was one of 13 area high school girls to compete in the 99th annual Halloween Queen Contest on Oct. 31 in Hiawatha.
SPOOKY BEHAVIOR: Annual trick-or-treat event Friday; other events set for Saturday
October 22, 2013
Trick-or-treaters will be flooding Fourth Street on Friday in downtown Tonganoxie. The annual Spooktacular will be 6-8 p.m. with several businesses offering candy to costumed children.
4-H council meeting news
October 22, 2013
Abe Buddish called the bi-monthly meeting of the Leavenworth County Council to order Sept. 23 at the Lansing 4-H Building.
Soup Supper set for Friday at Methodist church
October 16, 2013
The United Methodist Women of Tonganoxie United Methodist Church are sponsoring their annual community soup supper, which will be 4:30-7 p.m. Friday at Hughes Hall in the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.