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Toddler hospitalized after being struck by lawn mower
April 30, 2015
A 15-month-old has been flown to a hospital after being struck by a lawn mower in Leavenworth County.
Hollywood Casino delays start of hotel project
April 13, 2015
The owners of the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway are postponing construction of a 248-room hotel, which was to be underway this week.
McLouth baseball sweeps Nebraska team in opening doubleheader
March 26, 2015
It was a good thing McLouth High senior Jack Courtney brought his bat in the Bulldogs’ home opener Tuesday against Falls City, Neb. MHS fell behind early but rallied behind Courtney’s offensive explosion and came back for a 10-9 victory Rain, mud, and even some hail challenged both the Bulldog defense and senior starting pitcher Wyatt Hermann, as the Bulldogs trailed 7-0 after two innings of play.
Dairy Farmers association announces plans to build in Village West
February 10, 2015
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Kansas City’s largest private company with approximately $18 billion in revenue in 2014, has announced plans to build its new global headquarters in Kansas City, Kan.
Bonner police seek information after 2nd Ag Hall burglary
December 9, 2014
Bonner Springs police are seeking assistance from the public after the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was burglarized for the second time in the last three months.
Festival of Mini Trees set to return
Event hasn’t been seen since 2009
November 13, 2014
The Tonganoxie Public Library is bringing back its Festival of Mini Trees. Library visitors can bid on the trees between Nov. 23 and 5 Dec. 13. There will be a reception before the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony Nov. 22. Bids will be taken until 5 p.m. Dec. 13.
Former Basehor county commissioner dies
October 27, 2014
Funeral services for John Flower, 68, former Leavenworth County Commissioner from Basehor, were held over the weekend.
Johnson County looking for man who fired at deputy
September 22, 2014
Dozens of law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who reportedly fired at a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy before fleeing.
Tonganoxie Elementary School PE teacher gets national award
06:00 a.m., May 23, 2014 Updated 04:59 p.m.
Tonganoxie resident Diane Titterington of Tonganoxie Elementary School was honored as the Central District Health Education Teacher of the Year by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at its 129th annual National Convention and Expo last month in St. Louis.
Kansas: Senate veep urges cooperation between courts, Legislature
January 24, 2014
The Legislature and Judiciary should improve relations, Senate Vice President Jeff King, R-Independence, said in a letter Thursday to Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss.

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