September 24, 2013
Local residents gather Saturday in Tonganoxie VFW Park for the Leavenworth County Democrats’ picnic fundraiser. Roughly 125 people attended the event, which Sen. Tom Holland of Baldwin City, Rep. Melanie Meier of Leavenworth and Rep. Paul Davis and Margie Wakefield, both of Lawrence, attended. Davis is running for governor against Republican incumbent Sam Brownback and Wakefield is running for U.S. representative against Republican Lynn Jenkins. Dr. Vernon Mills, a Leavenworth physician, discussed the Affordable Care Act.