Local news

Jarbalo Jottings
April 15, 2014
On April 5, he Jaunty Jarbalonians red hat group ate at Pullman Place Family Restaurant in Leavenworth. Those in attendance were Linda Barry, Jane Turner and Thamar Barnett.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Elementary School principal Tammie George
April 15, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Tonganoxie Elementary School principal Tammie George.
Tongie’s Got Talent coming later this month to VFW Park
April 11, 2014
Transforming Tonganoxie Together will present Tongie’s Got Talent from 7-9 p.m. April 25 at VFW Park.
Tonganoxie thrift store buys downtown property; Leavenworth investor buys former Bichelmeyer’s Steakhouse
04:16 p.m., April 9, 2014 Updated 09:32 a.m.
A longtime thrift store will have a new store and a property investor looks to spruce up a closed restaurant, thanks to downtown Tonganoxie property acquisitions today.
PowerUp Tonganoxie group to have informational meeting tonight
09:28 a.m., April 9, 2014 Updated 09:28 a.m.
A new group aimed at involving residents younger than 40 in the community will have an informational meeting today.
KDHE delaying Tonganoxie demolition work of former police station
07:06 p.m., April 8, 2014 Updated 07:06 p.m.
Tonganoxie city crews were set to tear down the longstanding Tonganoxie police station last week.
Tonganoxie man killed in motorcycle wreck; funeral Saturday
02:24 p.m., April 8, 2014 Updated 02:24 p.m.
A 20-year-old Tonganoxie man died Sunday in a motorcycle crash near Perry in Jefferson County.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie EAST member and First City’s PAST re-enactor Keyta Kelly
April 8, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature focuses on Keyta Kelly.
Face to face: Tonganoxie Senior Club president Mel Ramseier
April 1, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature focuses on Tonganoxie Senior Club’s Mel Ramseier.
Crews tend to hydraulic fluid leak along Washington Street
March 31, 2014
Emergency crews were tending to a hydraulic leak Monday afternoon along Washington Street in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie city crews plan to tear down house, former police station in coming days
March 31, 2014
Tonganoxie City crews plan to demolish the former police station and a nearby house this week.
Tractor-trailer crashes into Tonganoxie I-70 interchange tollbooth; 1 truck occupant dead
March 29, 2014
A 30-year-old Aurora, Colo., man was identified as the driver killed early Saturday morning after his tractor-trailer crashed into a Kansas Turnpike tollbooth at the Tonganoxie interchange on westbound Interstate 70.
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials warn of phone scam
March 28, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials are warning businesses to be aware of someone trying to sell advertising for a school-related activity calendar.
Wind in Tonganoxie causes power outage, grass fire
Outage also affects traffic
04:49 p.m., March 27, 2014 Updated 05:25 p.m.
Electric power is being restored late Thursday afternoon in Tonganoxie.
USDA expands program
March 27, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture has expanded its Farm Storage and Facility Loan Program, which provides low-interest financing to producers.

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