Local news

Election sites open for today’s primaries
August 5, 2014
Election sites are open today for the primaries.
Face to Face: Steve Skeet of Skeet Real Estate
August 5, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Steve Skeet, owner of Skeet Real Estate.
Services for Tonganoxie youth Franklin Eason are Saturday
August 1, 2014
Visitation will be available until 8 p.m. tonight at West Haven Baptist Church in Tonganoxie for Franklin Eason, the Tonganoxie youth who died earlier this week after a long battle with a brain tumor. Franklin was 11.
McLouth Happenings
July 29, 2014
If you would like to volunteer to deliver Meals on Wheels in McLouth, contact Beverly Muzzy at mclouthhappenings@gmail.com or 913-796-6935.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 29, 2014
Word has been received here of the death of a former resident of the area, Albert “Frosty” DeFrees. He died July 22 in Oklahoma. Services were Saturday in Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Mild weather greets Leavenworth County Fair in Tonganoxie
July 29, 2014
Fairgoers — both humans and animals — likely are going to like this week’s forecast. Mother Nature by all accounts has ordered up ideal fair week weather. Highs generally are expected to be in the 80s and lows in the 60s throughout the week, according to weather forecasts.
Face to Face: United Way of Leavenworth County executive director Tim Anderson
July 28, 2014
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Tim Anderson, executive director for United Way of Leavenworth County.
Jazz band to have final performance Saturday at Flashbacks
July 25, 2014
Austin Harris and the Voo Doo Jazz Band will have its final performance 7-9 p.m. at Flashbacks restaurant, 630 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie City Council approves nearly 3-mill hike in close vote
July 25, 2014
Taxes are expected to increase for 2015 in Tonganoxie.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Water Park assistant manager Charles Lanza
July 22, 2014
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Water Park assistant manager Charles Lanza.
Monster truck exhibition new to Leavenworth County Fair lineup
July 17, 2014
A monster truck exhibition and pony rides. An interesting combination for sure, but those are two of the new attractions for this year’s Leavenworth County Fair, set for July 29–Aug. 2 in Tonganoxie.
Face to Face: Wizard of Paws owner, groomer Monica Gee
July 15, 2014
This week’s Face to Face profile features Wizard of Paws owner Monica Gee.
Flat Jesus’ popping up in Tonganoxie, around globe
July 15, 2014
Christians are known to proclaim that Jesus is everywhere.
Tonganoxie Dachshund wins Mirror’s Cutest Pet Contest
July 14, 2014
Shyanne Gergick’s family loves Dachshunds.