Shawn Linenberger News editor

Shawn has been with The Mirror since 2001 and is the news editor.

Recent stories

Tonganoxie man indicted on federal child porn charges
April 17, 2014
A Tonganoxie resident previously convicted of second-degree murder, as well as aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, has been charged in federal court with possession of child pornography.
Tonganoxie dismisses case against green stripe ‘leprechaun’
April 16, 2014
The case of the green stripe appears to be closed.
Tonganoxie man killed in motorcycle wreck; funeral Saturday
02:24 p.m., April 8, 2014 Updated 02:24 p.m.
A 20-year-old Tonganoxie man died Sunday in a motorcycle crash near Perry in Jefferson County.
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials warn of phone scam
March 28, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials are warning businesses to be aware of someone trying to sell advertising for a school-related activity calendar.
National Weather Service issues tornado watch, other advisories
March 27, 2014
In like a lion and out like a lion?
K-State grad returns to home county, settles into KSU Research and Extension post
March 24, 2014
Karol Lohman spent nearly seven years working along the Colorado border in northwest Kansas.
Tonganoxie hit with another green stripe Wednesday
12:26 p.m., March 19, 2014 Updated 02:24 p.m.
Another green line magically has appeared in downtown Tonganoxie.
Reception set for new Leavenworth County K-State Research and Extension agent
March 18, 2014
Leavenworth County Research and Extension will have a reception welcoming its new agriculture and natural resources agent.
Tonganoxie moves forward with tearing down police station
March 18, 2014
Tonganoxie will move ahead with demolishing the former Tonganoxie police station.
Tonganoxie man cited for painting traditional green stripe down Fourth Street
March 17, 2014
A green stripe has been painted down Fourth Street all but one year of the St. Patrick’s Parade through downtown Tonganoxie.

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Recent photos

Tonganoxie Phil (Dr. Phil Stevens) could see his shadow Monday afternoon, but the day before — Groundhog Day 2014 — the local weather prognosticator didn't see his shadow. And thus, an early spring should be on its way.

Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, standing, speaks Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at a legislative forum in the VFW Post Home in Tonganoxie. Also appearing at the forum are, from left, Rep. Connie O'Brien, R-Tonganoxie; John Bradford, R-Lansing; and Steve Fitzgerald, R-Leavenworth.

Christmas is a joyous time for many, but after the holidays come putting away decorations — and finding room for all those new gadgets and other items people receive for Christmas. Sometimes putting away those decorations and new items can be done with a bit more organization.

Steve Campbell, owner of Fro's Hideout in Linwood, is competing Saturday at the Big Buck HD World Championship in Chicago. He's ranked No. 27 in the nation heading into the tourney.

Chieftain Trail is one of a handful of walking paths in Tonganoxie. A new map shows where various walking and bike trails can be found in Leavenworth County.

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