Archive for Thursday, April 28, 2005

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Which Lansing High School spring sports team has pleasantly surprised you the most?

Response Percent
Girls soccer
 
31%
Baseball
 
28%
Track
 
15%
Softball
 
14%
Boys tennis
 
9%
Total 63

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Gilbert A. Graf
1957-2005
April 28, 2005
Gilbert A. Graf died April 27, 2005, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
City to discuss newspaper, alley improvements at study session
April 28, 2005
The Lansing City Council will meet for a study session tonight to hear a presentation by the Lansing Current about naming the city’s official newspaper and to discuss alley improvements throughout the city.
Groundbreaking for memorial delayed to May 21
April 28, 2005
Mike Howell will have to wait a few more weeks to break ground on the Lansing Memorial to Veterans.
Domestic violence board long overdue
April 28, 2005
In September 2004, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius telephoned me and said, “I want to bring you back to public service and have you chair a Governor’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board.”
Lansing lawmaker earns national recognition
April 28, 2005
A national group that promotes biosciences is honoring State Rep. Kenny Wilk for his commitment to advancement of the burgeoning industry.
Softball gets tough
Lions regaining form displayed during run at state tournament
April 28, 2005
Throughout most of the Lansing High softball team’s first eight games this year, it seemed like something was missing. The Lions were lacking a spark.
Developer: Big names interested
12:00 a.m., April 28, 2005 Updated 10:17 a.m.
A high-ranking official with the new developer of record for Lansing’s Towne Center says he’s hopeful of securing commitments for the project from some big-name retailers within a month.
Lions solid during busy week
Watson’s big throw narrowly misses school record
April 28, 2005
The midpoint of track season always makes Lansing High track coach Errol Logue smile because that’s when he can make his first major gauge of just how much his athletes are improving.
Historical Society dinner is May 5
April 28, 2005
It will be on Cinco de Mayo, but there won’t be any Mexican food at the Lansing Historical Society’s annual fund-raiser.
Kindergarten Roundup is May 6
April 28, 2005
Lansing Elementary School will conduct its annual Kindergarten Roundup for the 2005-06 school year on Friday, May 6.
LHS team collects phones for funds
April 28, 2005
Lansing residents who have broken or outdated cell phones now can dispose of the unwanted phone and help the Lansing High girls’ basketball program at the same time.
Middle School taps cheerleaders
April 28, 2005
Lansing Middle School will have a batch of fresh faces showing school spirit at school sporting events.
School schedules Fine Arts fair
April 28, 2005
Lansing Middle School will hold its annual Spring Fine Arts Fair May 11.
Who was Earl W. Johnsmeyer?
April 28, 2005
Earl and Irene Johnsmeyer joined the Lansing High School faculty in the fall 1948. Earl taught commerce and was the only coach for
Veterans memorial merits support
April 28, 2005
The James Taylor Lansing Memorial Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and, in particular, its senior vice commander, Mike Howell, are embarking on a project worthy of wide participation and support.
Property owners give up annexation appeal
April 28, 2005
Property owners who sued in an effort to reverse annexation of their land into the city of Lansing have given up their legal efforts.
Tourney raises funds for senior
April 28, 2005
A dodgeball benefit tournament at the Lansing High School gymnasium didn’t feature the likes of Ben Stiller or Vince Vaughan, but it still drew an enthusiastic crowd of about 100 students.
Lansing students win poster contest
April 28, 2005
Lansing students took home more than half of the top awards presented recently in the Leavenworth County Conservation District’s poster contest, winning 11 out of 20 awards.
Sister in custody after family fight
April 28, 2005
A 16-year-old Lansing girl was taken into custody Sunday for cutting her brother in the hand after a teasing incident spiraled out of control, police say.
Police interrupt theft of pickup
April 28, 2005
Lansing’s chief of police is crediting an officer with interrupting and stopping a pickup truck theft this past weekend.
Rivalry match on tap
Tennis ready for Leavenworth
April 28, 2005
The Lansing High tennis team had almost two weeks off from competing before Saturday’s showing at the Topeka Hayden Tournament. Now the Lions are ready for rivalry week.
Baseball to play 12 games in 14 days
April 28, 2005
Lansing High baseball coach Terry Stueve couldn’t help but laugh on Tuesday at the notion that his team was about to embark a 12-game stretch during the next 14 days.
Historical society, city intern collaborate on new, colorful museum brochure
April 28, 2005
The Lansing Historical Museum may start attracting some more attention, thanks to its new brochure.
Fishing Derby deadline nears
April 28, 2005
The annual Fishing Derby will be May 14 at Lost 80 Park.
Bank offers seminar for small businesses
April 28, 2005
Commerce Bank is offering Success Strategies for Small Business, a free Web seminar series designed to deliver advice to help support small-business owners.
Shea to play soccer at USM
April 28, 2005
Lansing High senior Ryan Shea is the only player of the boys’ soccer seniors to sign a letter of intent to play in college.
Track results
April 28, 2005
Lansing High track results
Resident’s brush with flooding prompts call for stormwater study
April 28, 2005
A Lansing woman’s problems with flooding have brought a renewed call from a City Council member for a stormwater management study.
Future artist making most of opportunity
April 28, 2005
Kelsey Fallesen says the best advice she’s received is “Make the most of every opportunity.”
Soccer in a 9-game endurance test
April 28, 2005
The Lansing High soccer team has been playing its best soccer of the season in recent weeks, but Monday began a challenging stretch of games that likely will determine just how good the Lions really are.
USM grad returns to alma mater
April 28, 2005
Bryan Schrepel likes seeing his alma mater from a different perspective as the public relations specialist for the University of Saint Mary.
Scoreboard
April 28, 2005
Lansing High results
Keeping posted
Teachers making use of Web sites for classes
April 28, 2005
Posting to teachers’ Web sites in the Lansing school district is so easy a child could do it. In Kathy Meyers’ fifth-grade class, they do. For most students, this is their first time working with the Internet.
LHS senior’s recovery called miraculous
April 28, 2005
When Lansing High School senior Jon Terrill was rushed to Overland Park Regional Medical Center last month after rolling his 2000 Explorer on Kansas Highway 7, it was uncertain whether he would live.
Sports physicals available at LHS
April 28, 2005
Physical examinations will be made available to any Lansing athletes needing physicals to participate in school sports on May 7, 9 and 10 at Lansing High School.
Opinion: Lesson learned
April 28, 2005
As I sat down to read the Lawrence Journal World a few days ago, I saw a familiar face.
Lady ‘Cats finish 1st
It had been a long time since a Basehor-Linwood High School track and field team finished in first place at a meet, but the drought ended last Thursday at the Bonner Invitational
April 28, 2005
If you can’t remember the last time the Basehor-Linwood High School track and field team took first place in a competition, it’s probably because it hasn’t happened in a while.
Mayor urges Council to change schedule
April 28, 2005
In an effort to increase dialogue between the city and Basehor-Linwood School District, at the request of Basehor mayor Chris Garcia the City Council unanimously approved Monday night changing its schedule for monthly meetings and work sessions.
Basehor chief hopes to add detective slot
April 28, 2005
To keep pace with an increasing case load of criminal investigations, the Basehor Police Department will soon petition the Basehor City Council to hire a full-time police detective, police chief Terry Horner said.
County selling old jail, cell by cell, fixture by fixture, on eBay
April 28, 2005
Tom Wiles isn’t sure what he’s going to do with a jail cell he purchased for $10 on eBay.
Linwood holds its 1st Health Fair
April 28, 2005
When Nicole Oelschlaeger helped plan the Linwood Health Fair, she didn’t count on becoming an organ donor.
Hiring city administrator is Job No. 1, new Basehor mayor says
April 28, 2005
Basehor mayor Chris Garcia said hiring a new city administrator is a major priority for the Basehor City Council during the next several months.
Man faces second charge for alleged library incidents
April 28, 2005
A 41-year-old Basehor man, who’d already been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly fondling himself at the Basehor Community Library earlier this month, was arrested by police Thursday, April 21, and now faces an additional charge for a similar incident.
Pint-sized hero
Bashor 6-year-old earns honor for quick action
April 28, 2005
Not all heroes wear capes or uniforms. In the case of Austin Ayers Wynn, a Basehor youth, sometimes they wear dinosaur T-shirts and Spiderman shoes.
Historically, school bonds a tough sell
April 28, 2005
While the possibility is remote that Basehor-Linwood school officials will propose a bond issue this calendar year, it remains a certainty that a new school construction question will be put before voters in the near future.
District decides to pass on bond issue
Patrons responding to questionnairs lukewarm to idea; officials will wait until at least fall
April 28, 2005
Basehor-Linwood school officials will wait until next fall — or beyond — before moving forward with any plans on a bond issue for new school construction. Their decision came Tuesday, after school officials reviewed results from a districtwide survey.