Local news

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.
Tonganoxie to have sand volleyball tournament July 19
July 10, 2014
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development will have a co-ed sand volleyball tournament next week as a fundraiser for the organization.
Tonganoxie police calls for June 30-July 6
July 10, 2014
Tonganoxie police calls for June 30-July 6, 2014:
Face to face: Tonganoxie Community Historical Society president Kathy Peak
July 8, 2014
Kathy Peak is this week’s Face to Face profile person.
Tonganoxie Civic Club to have blood drive July 18
July 3, 2014
Tonganoxie Civic Club is sponsoring a blood drive later this month. Community Blood Center will be taking blood donations from 2-7 p.m. July 18 at VFW Hall, 910 E. First St. in Tonganoxie.
Volunteers keep Tonganoxie’s Magnatech Park going and growing
July 2, 2014
It’s a pleasant morning in the shade. Local residents — three women — survey a local flower garden. In between tugs on pesky weeds they chat about future plans for the garden, such as what flowers and plants should stay and which ones should get the heave ho come fall.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Recreation Commission Director Gayle Parker
July 1, 2014
This week’s Face to Face focuses on Gayle Parker, Tonganoxie Recreation Commission director.
Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Johnson counties under tornado watch
June 30, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for area counties, including Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson counties.
Tonganoxie area youth to perform ‘Tom Sawyer’ July 11, 12
06:00 a.m., June 30, 2014 Updated 09:23 a.m.
Tonganoxie Youth Summer Theatre will present “Tom Sawyer” at 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Tonganoxie police calls for June 23-26, 2014
June 29, 2014
Here are Tonganoxie police calls for June 23-26, 2014: