Local news

Winners announced for Run for the Blue
December 7, 2016
The Friends of the Tonganoxie Police recently had the Run for the Blue 5K/10K in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Pickin’ and Grinnin’ is Friday
December 7, 2016
Join in for a good family evening of Pickin’ and Grinnin’ music and fellowship at 6 p.m. Friday at Tonganoxie Friends Church.
Technology award for Tonganoxie Community Historical Society
December 7, 2016
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society has won the 2016 Technology Award from the Kansas Museums Association. TCHS representatives received the award Nov. 4 during the annual KMA conference at Fort Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie City Council to determine rezoning fate
December 7, 2016
The fate of rezoning an area along U.S. Highway 24-40 near 206th Street will rest with the Tonganoxie City Council.
All for one and one for all at Tonganoxie’s Madrigal Feaste
December 7, 2016
It’s early December, which means a growing Tonganoxie tradition once again transformed Tonganoxie Middle School into a Renaissance Era castle. This past weekend was the 15th annual Madrigal Feaste, an event that continues to draw sellout performances for two nights only. It also serves as a reunion.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society wins state technology award
December 2, 2016
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society has won the 2016 Technology Award from the Kansas Museums Association. TCHS representatives received the award Nov. 4 during the annual Kansas Museums Association conference at Fort Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie library offers games for adults
November 30, 2016
The library continues to offer bingo the first and third Mondays of each month, but now is offering Grown-up Game Time the second and fourth Mondays of each month.
McLouth Happenings
November 30, 2016
McLouth’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration will be 4-6 p.m. Saturday downtown in City Park. Enjoy free food, drinks and door prizes donated by local businesses and folks who want this to be a special occasion for the community. Join in the Christmas caroling.
Linwood News
November 30, 2016
Santa Claus visits the area with a stop from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Linwood Library. He will ride in on a firetruck at noon and be ready to visit with children right after. Mrs. Claus will also be on hand. The event will also include some craft activities and cookies to munch on.
Jarbalo Jottings
November 30, 2016
The Leavenworth County Council on Aging is visiting Tonganoxie Public Library starting later this month. Council on Aging officials will be at the Tonganoxie Public Library the second Thursday of each month to offer outreach services.
Leavenworth County Council on Aging visiting library on monthly basis
November 30, 2016
The Leavenworth County Council on Aging is visiting Tonganoxie Public Library starting later this month. Council on Aging officials will be at the Tonganoxie Public Library the second Thursday of each month to offer outreach services.
Tonganoxie ‘late night’ basketball event helps get 2016-17 season started
November 29, 2016
Winter sports are about to get started with basketball and wrestling competition later this week. But last week, a new tradition started with an event like the late night celebrations for the first basketball practice of the year at the college level.
Remember When: A community review
November 29, 2016
The Stranger Creek Limbhanger’s chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation participated in NWTF’s Turkey Hunters Care program by providing turkeys to needy families to help complete the centerpiece of an All-American thanksgiving dinner. On Nov. 18, the organization donated $400 worth of turkeys to the Vaughn-Trent center in Bonner Springs to help ensure that families in the area would have a Thanksgiving to remember.
Storybook stroll in downtown Tonganoxie
November 29, 2016
Windows adorned with parts of a story have been a tradition in recent years in downtown Tonganoxie. Entrepreneurs Achieving Success Together, which meets weekly to discuss projects and events to benefit Tonnganoxie, has created various storybooks in recent years during the holidays, but this year’s version is an original story.