Shawn Linenberger News Editor

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

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Small but mighty: Local woman’s longtime dream becomes retail reality with Sgrand opening of cozy downtown Tonganoxie shop
April 22, 2021
Maegan Standridge is no stranger to the selling of wares. And now she has just the right spot to offer an eclectic array in downtown Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie High track teams place 4th at home invitational
April 21, 2021
Tonganoxie High track teams finished in the top half of their home invitational this past week at Beatty Field.
Tonganoxie High senior wins one of 10 $28K scholarships from Wichita State
April 18, 2021
A Tonganoxie High School senior is one of 10 scholars to be selected for a major Wichita State University scholarship. WSU’s College of Engineering has named the latest group of high school seniors to be awarded Wallace Scholarships worth $285,000.
Chieftain Cafe open in April
April 16, 2021
Youths can stop by Tonganoxie Public Library for snacks on from 3-5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays during the month of April.
Pet Health Day coming in May to Tonganoxie
April 16, 2021
Tonganoxie Business Association is offering Pet Health Day on May 8 at the Tonganoxie City Fire Department.
Tonganoxie Auto Tech Car Show set for April 24
April 16, 2021
The fourth annual Tonganoxie Auto Tech Car Show will start at 8 a.m. April 24 at the Tonganoxie High School parking lot.
Tonganaoxie FFA plant sales will be next week
April 16, 2021
It’s time to spruce up flower beds and gardens and Tonganoxie FFA will be offering some help with that through its plant sales next week at the THS greenhouse.
Tonganoxie business to have grand opening Saturday
April 16, 2021
The Small Shop on Bury Street will have a grand opening celebration Saturday.
Tonganoxie Water Park set to open Memorial Day Weekend
April 9, 2021
It appears that swimming will return to Tonganoxie Water Park this summer. Council members voted to move forward with the summer season, which would run from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend, or May 29-Sept. 6. After school starts for students in the Tonganoxie school district, the pool will limited to weekend hours.
Tonganoxie City Council OKs letting mask ordinance expire by 3-2 vote
April 7, 2021
The Tonganoxie mask ordinance will expire later this month. Tonganoxie City Council members voted, 3-2, Monday to let the current ordinance expire at 11:59 p.m. April 14. Council Members Jennifer McCutchen and Loralee Stevens voted against letting the ordinance expire.

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Recent photos

Customers peruse The Small Shop on Bury Street shortly after it opens Saturday. The shop is just south of Fourth Street along Bury Street in the downtown district.

Maegan Standridge cuts the ribbon officially opening her new store, The Small Shop on Bury Street, on Saturday as Tonganoxie Mayor David Frese and Tonganoxie Business Association member Tara Myers look on.

Tonganoxie High's Nick Edholm competes April 13 at the Tonganoxie Invitational. Edholm placed sixth in the 800.

Tonganoxie High baseball competes March 26 in the season-opening doubleheader against Jeff West. THS swept the series and imporved to 2-0.

Sarah Mays fires in a pitch Monday during the second game of the season-opening doubleheader against Turner. THS won both games, 17-2 and 7-5. The games marked the first games for the program since spring 2019 with the 2020 season being canceled due to the earlier stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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