Tonganoxie Living

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.
Five Questions: Making sense of the Affordable Care Act in Kansas
October 15, 2013
The Affordable Care Act, frequently referred to as “Obamacare,” was passed into law on March 23, 2010. The law contains provisions to reform the health insurance industry, with the biggest changes occurring by Jan. 1, 2014.
Soup supper is Oct. 18
October 8, 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. at Hughes Hall in the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Sacred Heart turkey dinner, bazaar set for Sunday
October 8, 2013
Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s annual bazaar and turkey dinner will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1100 West St. in Tonganoxie.
Spooktacular set for Oct. 25 in downtown Tonganoxie
October 8, 2013
This year’s Tonganoxie Spooktacular event will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in downtown Tonganoxie.
Reno Bobwhites gather to honor club, leader’s 50 years as member
October 1, 2013
Donna Wiley and her husband, Francis, had the first Reno Bobwhite 4-H Club meeting in February 1963 at their home in southern Leavenworth County.
Kansas University Medical Center gets $3 million grant to study Alzheimer’s disease prevention
September 27, 2013
Joe Gittemeier has seen several members of his immediate family die of Alzheimer’s disease.
Fall a crucial time for strawberries
September 24, 2013
Fall might signal the end of the growing season for many garden plants, but Marilee Drennan of Trieb Corner Garden and Greenhouse notes that there’s one plant that still requires some attention.
On Gardening: Southern Belle echinacea a champion bloomer
September 24, 2013
Southern Belle, in simple terms, is the best echinacea I have ever grown. It is in its 15th week of blooming and still forming buds. The other varieties in our garden stopped weeks ago. Southern Belle has only been out a couple of years and originated from breeding in the Netherlands. It is being introduced from Plants Nourveau in Charleston, S.C., as part of their Cone-fections series.
Affordable Care Act: Will young, healthy people purchase insurance?
September 16, 2013
The 2010 law, often known as Obamacare, has a goal of near-universal coverage in the U.S., but for that to happen many young, healthy Americans will have to buy insurance.
Local ranch hopes to help those with special needs
August 8, 2013
Just before Caroline Miller mounts the horse, she falls silent and serious.
Fair pie baking contest raises almost $600
August 6, 2013
Chris McMillian hasn’t baked a pie in years.
Food: Grilled cheese sandwiches to knock your socks off
03:33 p.m., July 30, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
When I was a child, I thought like a child, I ate like a child: PB&Js, BLTs and grilled cheese sandwiches made from slices of Velveeta melted to gooey perfection between two slices of skillet-toasted white bread.