Archive for Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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Thunderstorm watch until 3 a.m. and flash flood watch until 7 a.m. for select local counties
August 19, 2009
Weather watches are in effect for area counties.
Kaos end season with playoff loss to Dallas Diesel
August 19, 2009
The Kansas Kaos closed out their first season as a member of the World Football League with a 34-14 loss to the Dallas Diesel on Saturday in Dallas, Tex.
T-Bones sign Royals great Willie Wilson
August 19, 2009
The Kansas City T-Bones signed Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer Willie Wilson to a one-day contract for their Saturday, Aug. 22., game against the Joliet JackHammers at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
YMCA accepting sign-ups for youth sports programs
August 19, 2009
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCA is currently accepting registrations for the fall youth soccer, basketball and flag football leagues, as well as its bitty programs of soccer and flag football.
Flash flood watch continues in tri-county area
August 19, 2009
A flash flood watch continues through Thursday morning for portions of Kansas and Missouri including Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
Commuter forecast for August 19, 2009
August 19, 2009
There’s a good chance we’ll get some rain this morning, either a shower or even a storm. Expect traffic delays to be minor on your Wednesday morning commute.
5 Questions: Making leaders
Classes help area residents prepare for challenges
August 19, 2009
Tonya Barnes is president of the Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development board.
2009 results for the county extension council election
August 19, 2009
The 2009 Leavenworth County Extension Council election results are in.
Vendor maintenance affects Internet service
August 19, 2009
Planned maintenance last week by Level 3 Communications, one of the vendors that provides Internet bandwidth to Sunflower Broadband, went awry and hampered several local Web sites, including tonganoxiemirror.com.
Petition sends liquor sales issue back to city council
August 19, 2009
Sixty days after the Tonganoxie City Council voted to approve the sale of liquor on Sunday and holidays, protesters have made their voices heard.
County puts finishing touches on budget
August 19, 2009
The new tax increase will be an extra $8.63 in property taxes for a $150,000 home.
Another county fair in the books
August 19, 2009
It was a typical hot and muggy week in August for the Leavenworth County Fair, but the weather was fairly cooperative.
City, county make final budget cuts
August 19, 2009
They’ve gone through the books, they’ve made some cuts, they’ve listened to the public and on Monday city and county officials rolled up their sleeves one more time to make cuts before approving their 2010 budgets.