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Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Alex Neeland
March 8, 2016
This week’s Face to Face profile features Alex Neeland.
Officials investigating, increasing security measures after threatenting message found in Tonganoxie High School bathroom
March 1, 2016
Local law enforcement officials are investigating a threatening note found this morning at Tonganoxie High School. According to updates administrators posted on the Tonganoxie USD 464 web page and Facebook page, someone found a threatening note written on a bathroom stall wall.
Chickens to be hatching this month at Tonganoxie Public Library
March 1, 2016
A special delivery to Tonganoxie Public Library will require employees there to provide mama chicken duties this month. Ameraucana chicken eggs were delivered Tuesday morning just before story time with local youngsters. Nicole Holifield, youth services librarian at the Tonganoxie library, ordered the eggs in time for Easter and purchased an incubator online.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie City FD Capt. Adam Griffith
March 1, 2016
This week’s face to face faeture profile features Capt. Adam Griffith with the Tonganoxie City Fire Department.
Rantz to resign in June as Tonganoxie USD 464 superintendent
04:12 p.m., February 25, 2016 Updated 05:11 p.m.
Tonganoxie USD 464 again will be searching for a new superintendent. Lyn Rantz, the district’s administrator since 2014, plans to resign at the end of June. Rantz provided The Mirror with a copy of her resignation letter to the board this afternoon.
New health kiosks available at Tonganoxie library
Bilingual story time, after-school snack program being added
February 24, 2016
Tonganoxie Public Library has an additional resource for anyone researching health information. A health literacy kiosks can be found at the library through the end of March. The kiosk was brought in at the beginning of this month, thanks to a project the State Library of Kansas initiated in partnership with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie spa owner Lindsey Schubert
February 23, 2016
This week’s Face to Face profile features Lindsey Schubert, a Tonganoxie High School graduate who now owns Blush Spa in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie police calls, Feb. 15-18, 2016
February 21, 2016
Tonganoxie police calls for Feb. 15-18, 2016
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society soup feed is Feb. 18
February 18, 2016
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its annual soup and chili feed from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 18 at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church.
Tonganoxie Sesquicentennial logo unveiled; community band expected to make return
09:58 a.m., February 16, 2016 Updated 04:14 p.m.
As volunteers continue to plan June’s Tonganoxie Sesquicentennial, specifics are coming together, including an evening music lineup and a logo for the event. The festival also will feature the return of a Tonganoxie musical tradition. Committee members started to share the logo online late last week on social media.
Tonganoxie readers show love on social media with #ihearttonganoxie
February 16, 2016
The flowers have been given and the chocolates most likely all consumed. With Valentine’s Day falling on Sunday, folks celebrated love for family and loved ones over the weekend.
Face to Face: Helzberg Diamonds’ Amanda J. McLaughlin
February 15, 2016
This week’s Face to Face features Amanda J. McLaughlin, a 2005 Tonganoxie High School graduate who works for Helzberg Diamonds.
Mirror invites readers to use #ihearttonganoxie on social media for Valentine’s Day
February 12, 2016
With Sunday being Valentine’s Day, it’s time send some warm wishes to that special person — or place.
Former Tonganoxie City Council member receives certificate for municipal courses
February 9, 2016
Bill Peak stays busy these days. The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society soup and chili feed — one of the organization’s main fundraisers — is Feb. 18 and Peak is out and about selling $6 advance tickets for the meal ($7 at the door).