Lisa Scheller

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County resident develops service dog program
March 22, 2007
Lea Ann Shearer runs a business dog lovers can appreciate. It’s Paws for Freedom, in which she trains Labrador retrievers to assist the disabled.
Tonganoxie high school, middle school principals resign
March 21, 2007
Separate agreements spell out the terms under which Tonganoxie High School principal Tatia Shelton and Tonganoxie Middle School assistant principal Darren Neas will resign their posts but continue being paid through June 30.
Pit bull attack on horses brings call for new law
March 15, 2007
Kay Moyer moved to the Tonganoxie-Basehor area to have room for her miniature horses.
Mare’s owner decries pit bull attack
March 7, 2007
Kay Moyer moved to the Tonganoxie-Basehor area to have room for her miniature horses.
Board sticks to decision on license
February 28, 2007
The Kansas Board of Education voted Feb. 13 to deny former Tonganoxie Elementary School principal Jerry Daskoski’s petition for reconsideration of an earlier license revocation.
No homicide charges after all in wreck that killed Tongie teen
February 28, 2007
A Lansing man who authorities said ran a stop sign two weeks ago that resulted in the death of a Tonganoxie woman and injuries to a carload from Basehor won’t face vehicular homicide charges.
Biolab’s safety sparks discussion
February 22, 2007
18 sites in 12 states are under consideration for the site, which will serve as a replacement for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located off the tip of Long Island, N.Y.
Prosecutor: Vehicular homicide charges won’t be filed in fatality
February 22, 2007
A Lansing man who authorities said ran a stop sign last week that resulted in the death of a Tonganoxie woman and injuries to a carload from Basehor won’t face vehicular homicide charges.
Accident may cause BLHS junior to lose foot
February 21, 2007
At Basehor-Linwood High School, students are used to hearing a jingle as junior Katelynn Witt walks through the school hallways wearing her letter jacket covered with dangling medals.
Wreck kills Tonganoxie teen; Lansing man arrested
February 15, 2007
A Lansing man was arrested for vehicular homicide in a Wednesday night traffic accident that claimed the life of a Tonganoxie teen.

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Rep. Kenny Wilk, left, a Lansing Republican, shares a joke with Sen. Roger Pine, R-Lawrence. The two appeared this past weekend at a legislative forum in Tonganoxie.

Dorothy Korb has lived on this area farm for more than 60 years. Korb has been named a 2006 soil conservation award winner.

At the rural Tonganoxie home of Dorothy Tolman, American goldfinches nibble on thistle seeds in a mesh feeder. Tolman is one of several area residents who dotes on birds during winter months.

Birds flitter to various feeders that hang on a wire in front of Dorothy Tolman's home in rural Tonganoxie. This is the first year Tolman has hung her feeders together. She said the numerous feeders seemed to be popular with the birds in her neighborhood.

Dorothy Tolman fills a bird feeder in her front yard in rural Tonganoxie.

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