Letters to the editor

Letter to the editor: Ban Yik Yak app
November 25, 2014
Yik Yak has hit the community of Tonganoxie and its arrival has already left giant scars on those who have become its victims.
Letter to the editor: Tonganoxie representative responsive to constituent
September 16, 2014
I am writing to express my appreciation of Republican Connie O’Brien for her responsiveness on issues.
Letter to the editor: Snow shoveling help appreciated
February 18, 2014
I am writing this letter so that the nicest man in the world might read it.
Letter to the editor: Donations needed at local food bank
October 8, 2013
As a volunteer at the Good Shepherd Thrift Store and Food Bank, I would like to remind everyone in the area what an asset it is to the community.
Letter to the editor: Response to Postal Service food drive ‘amazing’
May 28, 2013
The public’s response and generosity to the recent United States Postal Service Mail Carriers has been amazing.
Letter to the editor: Time for donations at Good Shepherd Thrift Store and Food Bank
November 20, 2012
As you prepare for your own holiday celebrations, please remember those less fortunate. Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank always is in need of gently used items and especially clothing in good condition.
Letter to the editor: Another successful Library Run
June 19, 2012
On June 9, runners and walkers gathered in front of the Tonganoxie Public Library for the 25th annual Tonganoxie Library Run.
Letter to the editor: Vote needed on prayers at Historical Society meetings
April 3, 2012
Secularism has found its way to Tonganoxie.
Letter: A district of its own
February 28, 2012
Why is Leavenworth County split into two state senate districts? The population of Leavenworth County is large enough to deserve to be a standalone district. Southern Leavenworth County is in the 3rd District, leaving the rest of Leavenworth County in the 5th district.
Letter: Report stray animals
February 28, 2012
In December 2008, the Sheriff’s Department (animal control authority) announced that it would no longer pick up and impound stray or abandoned pets.
Letter to the editor: Water rate increase too steep
February 7, 2012
Suburban Water sent notice of another huge increase and an upcoming Kansas Corporation Commission hearing so that the public will have some opportunity to provide minimal input on the issue. This comes as no surprise.
Letters to the editor: Family FCCLA’s ‘central focus’; Thrift store’s success possible through generous support
January 10, 2012
This year, the Tonganoxie Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America started a student assistance program to help middle school students.
Letter: School seeking Kansas items
October 26, 2011
The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary in southern Illinois is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region.
Letter to the editor: Support for fire chief needed
October 11, 2011
The contract for Rick Huhn, chief of Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1, is up at the end of the year. It is time for his contract to be renewed, and your support is needed. Chief Huhn joined the fire department in July 1976. He was promoted through the ranks and took over as fire chief in September 1996. At the beginning of Chief Huhn’s tenure the department was a small volunteer township fire department, and under his guidance it has grown into a combination paid/volunteer fire department.
Governor demonstrates poor judgment with implementation
September 20, 2011
Gov. Brownback again has demonstrated poor judgment and a lack of due diligence in attempting to implement the ACA (Obama Care), which he promised to protect Kansas from while campaigning.