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Kansas farmers planting wheat, harvesting corn
September 16, 2014
Some Kansas farmers have begun planting next year’s winter wheat while others are busy harvesting corn and sorghum.
Tonganoxie City Council OKs builder ordinance
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie has adopted new licensing regulations for builders and those in related fields. The City Council approved the ordinance, 3-0, at Monday’s regular meeting. Council member Jim Truesdell was absent, while Chris Donnelly abstained. Donnelly said after the meeting he did not vote because it was a conflict of interest. The local banker also is a builder himself.
Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 16, 2014
Reece and Nichols’ back-to-school fundraiser continues.
Police: Kansas teens charged in party bus robbery
September 16, 2014
Wichita police say they’ve charged four teenagers in the armed robbery of a party bus and the beating of its driver.
Deadline for citywide garage sale ads is Monday
September 16, 2014
Tonganoxie’s citywide garage sale is almost here.
TOPS to have informational meeting this Saturday
September 16, 2014
The Taking Off Pounds Sensibly organization has a chapter that meets on Thursday mornings, but it’s looking to expand to offer an evening meeting for those who can’t attend daytime meetings.
Public hearing this week on proposed gun signage
September 16, 2014
Kansas officials are holding a public hearing this week on proposed signs to be placed on buildings where firearms are prohibited.
Brownback staffer’s dad behind Taylor motion
September 16, 2014
A man who filed a brief asking the Kansas Supreme Court to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot in the U.S. Senate race is the father of a staffer for Gov. Sam Brownback.