Local news

Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Toni Minor
January 22, 2015
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Tonganoxie resident Toni Minor.
Living the dream in Tonganoxie
Area residents join together for Martin Luther King celebration
January 22, 2015
The Jewel on Main Singers just finished performing “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” when Tonganoxie resident Laurence Hill offered a suggestion. The singers should replace “world” with “Tonganoxie.”
Wrongfully convicted Oklahoma man to speak about capital punishment
January 8, 2015
Curtis McCarty, who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death in Oklahoma, will speak next week about capital punishment.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie resident Brett Wedel
January 8, 2015
This week’s Face to Face profile features Tonganoxie’s Brett Wedel.
The cowboy way
Linwood alum publishes western fiction book
January 7, 2015
Charley Green had aspirations growing up near Linwood to be the next Joel McCrea — or at least the characters he portrayed. McCrea starred in numerous American Westerns, making him one of Green’s idols as a child. Green has transformed that passion years later into a book, “The Reluctant Warrior: The Journey Begins.”
Tonganoxie’s Good Shepherd still anticipating spring opening
Organization seeks volunteers with help to new site
January 7, 2015
The Good Shepherd Thrift Store and Food Bank is expected to open in its news location when the weather likely will be more enjoyable.
Tonganoxie police calls for Dec. 24, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015
January 7, 2015
Tonganoxie police calls for Dec. 24, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015.
Humane society hoping to build animal shelter to serve Leavenworth County
January 6, 2015
Leavenworth County Humane Society, Inc., says it is creating a solution for animal control needs in the county, but some county officials have their doubts.
Tonganoxie, McLouth teams won’t have to travel far for substate, regional action
December 29, 2014
Postseasons for winter sports still are more than two months away, but regional and substate sites have been announced.
Tonganoxie Recreation Commission offering fitness, travel and youth programs in new year
December 29, 2014
With the new year comes several programs being offered at the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission, both for adults and youths. Here’s a look at some of the programs being offered in January:
Tonganoxie man dies in vehicle-pedestrian accident on K-16
December 28, 2014
A vehicle-pedestrian accident claimed the life of a Tonganoxie man about 2 miles west of Tonganoxie.
Special day for Tonganoxie wrestlers as team takes 2nd at memorial tourney
December 24, 2014
Tonganoxie High put six wrestlers in the finals of the Randy Starcher Memorial Tournament on Saturday at the THS gymnasium. None of them disappointed as the Chieftains finished 6-0 in those matches.
Mirror asking for assistance in picking Tonganoxie area’s top stories of 2014
December 23, 2014
Construction of the new Tonganoxie Elementary School continues to change the landscape of the USD 464 land south of Washington Street. Tonganoxie had two residents for a state representative seat. The city’s third traffic signal has been installed.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce’s Greg Orscheln
December 23, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature focuses on Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce board member Greg Orscheln.