Shawn Linenberger

Shawn is a community reporter for the Tonagnoxie Mirror.

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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.

In 2010, Tonganoxie High students discovered a species of worm of the family Moniligastridae, which is native to Asia, near the school. Researchers have called the find a rarity.

Firefighters tend to a fire Tuesday morning in Tonganoxie. The fire started in the area of the back deck at 505 Laughlin. Owners Dorothy and Walt Deckard were in the home at the time of the fire, but they and Molly, their Yorkie, escaped and were not injured. Firefighters were still trying to determine the cause of the fire Tuesday.

Milton Ulreich, who will be a Tonganoxie High School sophomore in the fall, throws a whipped cream-soaked sponge at THS cheerleader Jessa Thorne, who will be a junior in the fall, Saturday during Tonganoxie Days.

Leavenworth County Commissioner Clyde Graeber and Leavenworth County Sheriff Dave Zoellner pay their respects after participating in the laying of wreaths during Sunday’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Leavenworth. Seated at left is U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan.

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