March 18, 2008
Riding the float of Grand Leprechauns, past and present, are from left, Debbie Breuer, Kay Soetaert, Harold Denholm, Clarence Kelly, Walter Lee Denholm (waving) Bo Himpel, John McCaffrey and Don Pelzl at this year's St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday in downtown Tonganoxie. Pelzl was this year's Grand Leprechaun, while others on the float served as the honorary parade marshals in previous years.
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The case of the green stripe appears to be closed.
Jim McCaffrey has many fond memories of his late father, John McCaffrey.
Tonganoxie will be painted green Saturday, March 16, for the 25th annual St. Patrick’s Parade.
The 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is next month, and people interested in participating in the parade can now register.
Irish eyes likely will be grinning a bit longer this year for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Tonganoxie.
Residents brave cold for event
St. Patrick may have driven the snakes out of Ireland, but the country's patron saint wasn't able to drive away the cold from Saturday's parade in Tonganoxie.