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Sean Ryan Football Classic registration now open
May 21, 2008
Registration for the third annual Sean Ryan Football Classic flag football tournament now is under way.
Open Mike
Is ethanol really to blame for food prices increase?
May 21, 2008 in print edition on A2
Normally I discuss weed and insect control, fertilization, trees and many other garden and yard issues. This week though I’ll talk about another problem that nearly everybody in the country is dealing with: food prices.
Relay to raise money for cancer research
May 21, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Relay for Life begins at sunset symbolizing the time when a cancer patient has been diagnosed with cancer. As the evening progresses, it gets colder and darker this represents the patients’ state of mind as they endure the emotions of being a cancer patient.
Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday with military brass
12:01 a.m., May 21, 2008 Updated 10:48 a.m.
The Leavenworth National Cemetery Memorial Day Committee has been busy making preparations for this year’s Memorial Day ceremonies, which include a special, free concert and patriotic revue by “Brass in Blue,” a professional ensemble of active duty musicians stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.
Lansing Democrat to vie for Wilk’s former seat
12:01 a.m., May 21, 2008 Updated 10:46 a.m.
A Lansing Democrat has joined the field to succeed Rep. Kenny Wilk as the 42nd District state representative.
Surviving WWII still amazes Shawnee veteran
May 21, 2008
Glenn Davis stood on the port-side catwalk of the USS Franklin, red-hot flames just underfoot, trapped by explosions on all sides.
Former Tonganoxie mayor files for county commission
12:01 a.m., May 21, 2008 Updated 10:47 a.m.
Former Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor isn’t done trying to serve the people of Leavenworth County.
State representative to bid for upper chamber
12:00 a.m., May 21, 2008 Updated 10:46 a.m.
State Rep. G. Thomas (Tom) Holland, D-Baldwin, officially submitted his bid for the 3rd District Kansas Senate seat, filing for the position at the Douglas County Courthouse Tuesday.
Mayor deciding vote for CR 1
May 21, 2008
It appears as though Tonganoxie will be buying a seat at the table for the future of Leavenworth County Road 1.
Memorial Day options abound
12:00 a.m., May 21, 2008 Updated 10:49 a.m.
VFW Park in Tonganoxie will be the site