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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tyson considering 3 communities for chicken plant after rejection by TonganoxieShe said the department would help communities looking to land the plant. Lans
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
She said the department would help communities looking to land the plant. Lansdowne and Sparkman would not say whether Leavenworth County was still under consideration despite Tonganoxie residents’ outcry. Anne Brockhoff, who lives outside... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Bentley eligible for parole hearinga 1978 aggravated battery committed in Douglas County and a 1981 aggravated bat
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
a 1978 aggravated battery committed in Douglas County and a 1981 aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer in Leavenworth County. He has been paroled in the past, unsuccessfully. The last time he was paroled was in 2015 but he... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
After almost 2 months, 3 Tonganoxie sisters located; KC police release man found with themfrom the foster home. Kansas City, Mo., Police told FOX 4 that Tonganoxie Poli
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 5 days ago
from the foster home. Kansas City, Mo., Police told FOX 4 that Tonganoxie Police asked them to hold Rangel. KC Police said five hours later, Tonganoxie Police said Leavenworth County was not going to file charges against Rangel, so they released h... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
County unemployment rate up, EDC looking at options150 and 200 acres with rail access. Tyson had announced intentions to locate i
The Newton Kansan / Posted 10 days ago
150 and 200 acres with rail access. Tyson had announced intentions to locate in Tonganoxie before that deal went sour. The Leavenworth County Commission rebuffed Tyson, and just this week the Tonganoxie school district did as well. The day after... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
News150 and 200 acres with rail access. Tyson had announced intentions to locate i
The Newton Kansan / Posted 11 days ago
150 and 200 acres with rail access. Tyson had announced intentions to locate in Tonganoxie before that deal went sour. The Leavenworth County Commission rebuffed Tyson, and just this week the Tonganoxie school district did as well. The day after... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Leavenworth woman convicted in rape case involving 18-month-oldLeavenworth woman was convicted Thursday of one count rape of an 16-month-old g
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Leavenworth woman was convicted Thursday of one count rape of an 16-month-old girl. Mahogany Payne was convicted in Leavenworth County District court. For the purpose of this case, rape is defined as sexual intercourse with a victim younger... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Klemp back on Leavenworth County Commission with appointmentLouis Klemp is returning to the Leavenworth County Commission. Leavenworth Cou
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Louis Klemp is returning to the Leavenworth County Commission. Leavenworth County Republican Party officials selected Klemp from a field of three hopefuls. The appointment comes after longtime Commissioner Clyde Graeber announced last month he... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
PhotoCopy and paste the link: Louis Klemp is the new Leavenworth County Commissione
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Copy and paste the link: Louis Klemp is the new Leavenworth County Commissioner for the 2nd District. He replaces Clyde Graeber, who stepped down recently because of health concerns. Klemp served previously on the commission. He will serve on the... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Chieftain Cafe numbers continue to climbhave been a big part of funding the Chieftain Cafe. It also was a volunteerism
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
have been a big part of funding the Chieftain Cafe. It also was a volunteerism project for a group of Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development students that included Holifield. Contributions and grants from Good Shepherd... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Former Tonganoxie resident sentenced to 19 years in case involving KCK officerin a case related to the death of a police officer in Kansas City, Kan. Curtis
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
in a case related to the death of a police officer in Kansas City, Kan. Curtis Ayers, 30, was sentenced Thursday in Leavenworth County District Court for events that transpired May 9, 2016. He was sentenced to 233 months for the aggravated... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tyson and the power of civic actionsupport.” The main reason Tyson cited for its decision to put its plans “on ho
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
support.” The main reason Tyson cited for its decision to put its plans “on hold” was the “reversal of support by the Leavenworth County commissioners.” A few days prior to the announcement, the county commission agreed to issue $500 million... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man who killed Kansas detective and is serving life sentenced for carjackingSpeedway. After the shooting, Ayers fled and committed several other crimes, i
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Speedway. After the shooting, Ayers fled and committed several other crimes, including entering a home in Basehor in Leavenworth County and stealing a man’s car at gunpoint. He was arrested later that day in Kansas City, Mo., after a police... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tyson Foods searches for new chicken plant site; does not give up on Tonganoxiechicken plant south of their town, but a vacant commission seat leaves the door
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
chicken plant south of their town, but a vacant commission seat leaves the door open for the chicken giant to return to Leavenworth County. Gov. Sam Brownback, who supported the plan at its Sept. 5 unveiling, said Wednesday that Kansas... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Tyson could be looking to build in Cornhusker State; Concordia reportedly showing interesthas a story speculating that Nebraska economic development officials will try t
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
has a story speculating that Nebraska economic development officials will try to recruit the plant now that Tonganoxie and Leavenworth County officials have backed away from a deal with Tyson. Tyson hasn’t commented, nor have economic development... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
PhotoCopy and paste the link: Clyde Graeber, longtime Leavenworth County Commission
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
Copy and paste the link: Clyde Graeber, longtime Leavenworth County Commissioner, is stepping down from his position today, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, due to health issues. He also served as a state representative and Leavenworth City... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Graeber replacement would have to run in 2018Clyde Graeber’s replacement on the Leavenworth County Commission will have to r
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
Clyde Graeber’s replacement on the Leavenworth County Commission will have to run for election in 2018 if the appointee wants to stay on the board beyond the resident’s appointment. Leavenworth County Clerk Janet Klasinski explained the timeline... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
THS runners sweep at home inviteits home invitational last week. The boys had the winning low score of 35, whi
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
its home invitational last week. The boys had the winning low score of 35, while the girls scored a 26 on Sept. 19 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. In the boys meet, Manhattan took second (60), Topeka West third (92), Wyandotte fourth... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence Police: Shooting that killed 1-old being investigated as an accidenta few blocks away from Wednesday night violence involving a 32-year-old who was
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
a few blocks away from Wednesday night violence involving a 32-year-old who was treated for gunshot wounds at at Topeka hospital. Police pursued a red car that fled the scene into to Leavenworth County, where three occupants were taken into cus... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence Police: 1-old killed in Friday shootinga few blocks away from Wednesday night violence involving a 32-year-old who was
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
a few blocks away from Wednesday night violence involving a 32-year-old who was treated for gunshot wounds at at Topeka hospital. Police pursued a red car that fled the scene into to Leavenworth County, where three occupants were taken into cus... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence Police investigating shooting Friday morningwith a 32-year-old treated for gunshot wounds at at Topeka hospital. Police pur
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
with a 32-year-old treated for gunshot wounds at at Topeka hospital. Police pursued a red car that fled the scene into to Leavenworth County where three occupants were taken into custody. Police have sought additional information related to... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Leavenworth Co. judge gives light punishment to man convicted of child sexual exploitation, prosecutor saysLEAVENWORTH, Kan -- It was a move that surprised a lot of people, including the
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted a month ago
LEAVENWORTH, Kan -- It was a move that surprised a lot of people, including the Leavenworth County attorney, when a judge sentenced a man guilty of child pornography to just 32 months in prison "I mean the acts of the children are just disgusting,”... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
KU's Rim Rock Farm meet this weekend for Tonganoxie High cross countryMcLouth Invitational, but results aren’t yet available. The team was home yest
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted a month ago
McLouth Invitational, but results aren’t yet available. The team was home yesterday for the Tonganoxie Invitational at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. The meet took place after The Mirror’s deadline. Competing Tuesday with THS were Atchison,... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Leavenworth County commissioner's replacement would have to run for re-election in 2018Clyde Graeber’s replacement on the Leavenworth County Commission will have to r
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted a month ago
Clyde Graeber’s replacement on the Leavenworth County Commission will have to run for election in 2018 if the appointee wants to stay on the board beyond the resident’s appointment. Leavenworth County Clerk Janet Klasinski explained the timeline... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man taken to Topeka hospital after shooting in Lawrence; 3 detained after chaseA shooting Wednesday night in Lawrence left one man injured and ended with thre
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
A shooting Wednesday night in Lawrence left one man injured and ended with three in custody after a pursuit into Leavenworth County, Lawrence police said Thursday. Just after 9:15 p.m. multiple callers reported gunshots in the area of the 100 block... Read more

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