Shawn Linenberger News editor

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

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World Company looking for freelance writers
December 16, 2014
If you’ve always wanted to see your name in print, here’s your chance. The World Company is looking for freelance writers for high school sports and news coverage.
Tonganoxie Chamber reflects on year
Speaker says interchange will be big key to future
December 16, 2014
Cindy Cash told of famous Kansan Alf Landon’s plans for a housing development years ago. He personally planned for oak trees that were carefully spaced. She noted that Landon wouldn’t be around in 50 years to enjoy the full beauty of the trees, but he had the vision and foresight to plan for the future.
Three injury accidents in southern Leavenworth County reported in recent days
December 16, 2014
A handful of injury accidents happened last week in southern Leavenworth County, including one in Tonganoxie. The first one occurred about 1:15 p.m. Thursday about 500 feet east of 222nd Street (County Road 1) on Kansas Highway 32.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Public Library’s Rebecca Payne
December 16, 2014
This week’s Face to Face features Tonganoxie Public Library’s Rebecca Payne.
Tonganoxie fundraiser at The Jewel raises $500
Money benefits Food 4 Friends
December 16, 2014
Children in need in Tonganoxie USD 464 will be getting more helping hands this holiday season, thanks to a drive at a local event.
Planning for longtime Tonganoxie building’s future
Modernization of current TES could cost more than $3 million
December 16, 2014
As the new Tonganoxie Elementary School continues to take shape near Tonganoxie Middle School, the future of the longtime elementary school at Fourth and Shawnee streets continues to be discussed. With it comes some potentially large price tags.
Tonganoxie High principal Jamie Carlisle resigns, effective June 30
December 9, 2014
Tonganoxie High School will be in search of a new principal.
Tonganoxie’s Cornerstone Family Worship to offer Christmas store Saturday
December 3, 2014
Cornerstone Family Worship will offer its Christmas store from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the church, which is at Sixth and Church streets in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society to have Christmas party Tuesday
Public invited to event
December 3, 2014
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its Christmas party next week.
What’s your bid, Tonganoxie?
December 3, 2014
Even Elsa and Anna are getting into the decorating spirit at the Tonganoxie Public Library. The characters from “Frozen” have a tree on display as part of the library’s Festival of Mini Trees. OK, so the characters didn’t actually put a tree together. Library staff created a few trees based on various book characters and gave those characters attribution.

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The Tonganoxie City Fire Department decorates the city's Christmas tree Wednesday in the pocket park where the police department previously stood. The tree officially will be lit up for the first time Saturday as part of the the Mayor's Christmas Tree ceremony.

This week's Face to Face is Tonganoxie City Council member and Tonganoxie High School teacher Andy Gilner.

David Frese, Tonganoxie Public Library board chair and Tonganoxie Recreation Commission board member

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