Shawn Linenberger News Editor

Shawn has been with The Mirror since 2001 and is the news editor.

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Kansas private school multiplier rule advances after KSHSAA vote
June 30, 2022
Kansas State High School Activities Association members schools have approved a measure to create a private school multiplier to determine classification.
Tonganoxie Rec Commission youth production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ is Thursday, Friday at TES
June 29, 2022
It’s almost time for this year’s Tonganoxie Recreation Commission Summer Youth Theatre Production. This year’s play will be “Alice in Wonderland” and it will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Tonganoxie Elementary School, 1180 S. East St.
Tonganoxie, McLouth trap shooting teams compete at state
THS also finishes 2nd in conference while MHS wins individual titles in novice division
June 29, 2022
The Tonganoxie High trap shoot team finished up its first state appearance earlier this year, but will be targeting more success in 2022-23 when the team can compete in both the fall and spring seasons.
Food service program continues at Tonganoxie Elementary School for youths up to 18
June 29, 2022
Tonganoxie USD 464 Food Service again is offering free meals this summer at Tonganoxie Elementary School. The curbside grab-and-go program is open to youths ages 1-18 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Monday pickups consist of two breakfasts and two lunches per youth, while Wednesday is three breakfasts and three lunches per student.
Towns prepare for festivities, fireworks as Independence Day draws near
June 29, 2022
Some rambunctious sounds soon will be filling the Tonganoxie area with Independence Day coming Monday. Fireworks sales and discharge of fireworks are allowed 8 a.m.-11 p.m. starting Friday and continuing through Monday in Tonganoxie.
Upper Iowa announces spring dean’s list
June 22, 2022
Upper Iowa University has announced the Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester.
Final Tonganoxie Business Association Movie in the Park of summer is July 8
June 22, 2022
Tonganoxie Business Association will show the third and final Movie in the Park in its summer series next month.
Food service program continues at Tonganoxie Elementary School for youths up to 18
June 22, 2022
Tonganoxie USD 464 Food Service again is offering free meals this summer at Tonganoxie Elementary School. The curbside grab-and-go program is open to youths ages 1-18 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Monday pickups consist of two breakfasts and two lunches per youth, while Wednesday is three breakfasts and three lunches per student.
Youth theatre production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ is next week at Tonganoxie Elementary School gymnasium
June 22, 2022
This year’s Youth Summer Theatre Production is coming up next week and will be indoors. TRC’s summer youth production of “Alice in Wonderland” will be 7 p.m. June 30 and 7 p.m. July 1 at the Tonganoxie Elementary School gymnasium.
Roller skating camp coming next month to Tonganoxie
June 22, 2022
No need to check your calendars, it’s not the 80s. But it is almost time for local youths to participate in Roller Skate Camp.

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Tonganoxie High baseball coach Mitch Loomis accepts the runner-up trophy at the Class 4A state baseball tournament in late May in Salina.

The tank at VFW Park has been a part of the landscape there for 25 years, as is mentioned in this week’s Remember When column’s first entry.

The tank at VFW Park has been a part of the landscape there for 25 years, as is mentioned in this week’s Remember When column’s first entry.

A Tongie Tidal Waves swimmer focuses on the wall during a relay Friday at Tonganoxie Water Park. the Tidal Waves competed against Lansing this past week and will take on Piper this Friday at the home water park

A fired-up Mitch Loomis addressees his team after the Chieftains defeated Paola in the state semifinals Friday in Salina. Tonganoxie finished the season as state runner-up at 20-4 after falling to McPherson, 5-2, in the championship on May 27, 2022, at Dean Evan Stadium in Salina.

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