Tonganoxie, Kansas

Kansas school food prep worker tests positive for coronavirus
KNSS News
March 31, 2020 - 5:38 am
An eastern Kansas school district is suspending its grab-and-go sack lunch program for a week after a worker with the district’s drive-thu program tested positive for the coronavirus. The Tonganoxie school district said in a statement that it is placing staff members who came in contact with the...
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August 20, 2018 - 5:45 am
It's an early sunflower season in the Sunflower State. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that sunflowers are blooming a couple of weeks early in parts of Kansas. Hunsinger Farms Sunflower Patch owner George Hunsinger blames "strange" weather. He says Labor Day weekend is typically prime bloom time...
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Steve & Ted mornings
December 29, 2017 - 8:02 am
Kate Middleton wore a Vallnord alpaca fur hat from Tonganoxie-based Peruvian Connection to a Christmas Day church service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham.
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Dreamstime
September 20, 2017 - 5:13 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Tyson Foods says its plans to build a $320 million chicken-processing plant near Tonganoxie are "on hold." In a letter to media Tuesday, Tyson poultry president Doug Ramsey says the decision comes after the Leavenworth County Commission on Monday reversed its support of...
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Dreamstime
September 16, 2017 - 7:03 pm
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) - A proposal to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie has spawned a groundswell of local opposition. The $320 million plant planned by Tyson Foods Inc. would bring 1,600 jobs to a town of about 5,000 in northeastern Kansas. Residents fear it could also...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Three state lawmakers who represent parts of Leavenworth County have scheduled a public forum to discuss a proposal from Tyson Foods Inc. to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie. The forum comes amid opposition to the plant from Tonganoxie residents...
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