Archive for Thursday, August 4, 2005

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Park planning continues
Design charrette to give public another chance for input
August 4, 2005
Consultants drawing up a master plan for the Lansing Community Park are seeking another round of input from the public.
Business owner at home at bed and breakfast
August 4, 2005
Brenda Frese operates Moose Landing Bed & Breakfast out of her home in Lansing.
Teachers’ return signals school about to start
August 4, 2005
Teachers report back to Lansing schools beginning Aug. 8; students do so a week later.
City to get $2 million for work on De Soto
August 4, 2005
It’s the first time the city has received an earmark in the federal transportation bill.
Council to take comment on 2006 budget
August 4, 2005
A 2006 city budget that includes an additional police officer, another full-time employee at the Community Library and the city’s takeover of the Lansing Historical Museum is up for adoption by the Lansing City Council.
Scoreboard
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to August 4, 2005
August 4, 2005
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to August 4, 2005.
Loss stings, but progress pleasing for Reds
August 4, 2005
Lansing Reds manager Michael Smith knows this much about his baseball team: it played its best at the end of the season.
Police and Fire Reports for Aug. 4
August 4, 2005
Lansing police and fire reports for Aug. 1
LMS squad pays visit to daycare
August 4, 2005
Lansing Middle School cheerleaders have been hard at work this summer, but not just in the gymnasium.
Service Note
August 4, 2005
Philip D. Hickson graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Working at the Old Cheese Plant
August 4, 2005
At one time, 11 Lansing High School students worked at the plant, in Kansas City, Kan.
School board delays its budget hearing
August 4, 2005
The Lansing School Board won’t be having its official budget hearing next week, after all.
Resident wants deeper mill levy cut, council pledge
August 4, 2005
A Lansing resident says he’s going to challenge City Council members on two budgetary fronts.
City’s plan for growth being updated
August 4, 2005
The Lansing City Council last Thursday reviewed wording changes to the city’s comprehensive plan in an hour-long study session with members of the Lansing Planning Commission.
Cushing plays host to Kids Medical Camp
August 4, 2005
Forty Leavenworth County children took a tour Tuesday of Cushing Memorial Hospital for a morning of fun and learning.
Summer readers complete 4,300 books
August 4, 2005
The Lansing Community Library’s Summer Reading Program drew a record number of participants this year, with 113 entrant forms turned in and over 4,300 books read.
Hitting hurts Lunatics at World Series
August 4, 2005
The Lunatics softball team started strong in pool play at the 18-and-under USSSA World Series, but it was unable to maintain that momentum during the bracket portion of the tournament.
Cavalry finish summer in style
Blakley, Coleman, Hansen victorious in final game
August 4, 2005
When Lansing Cavalry coach Jake Hanson discussed with Leavenworth Blue Sox coach Mike Kroll the possibility of having their teams play an end-of-summer baseball game, both men agreed it was the perfect idea.
Outlaws bid farewell
After 7-year run, local players going separate ways
August 4, 2005
About 30 minutes had passed since the Lansing Outlaws finished playing their final softball game together, but six of the players were still there.
Hard work pays off with federal funding
August 4, 2005
Congratulations go out to those who worked to bring a $2 million federal grant to Lansing.
New girls golf program to be led by familiar face
August 4, 2005
It seems only fair that the coach at Basehor-Linwood High School, who encouraged some lady golfers to try to get a girl’s golf team started, be the coach to get the program swinging.
City Council approves record-keeping
August 4, 2005
The Basehor City Council approved Monday night a new policy regarding the retention and destruction of audio records from weekly meetings.
Bank delays new building construction
August 4, 2005
The start of construction on First State Bank and Trust’s new Basehor building has been put off for another two to three months.
PRIDE raises money for area soldiers
Members thank community for generosity
August 4, 2005
A local drive to raise money for the families of area soldiers serving overseas has raised more than $800, said officials from Basehor PRIDE, a local community service organization coordinating the effort.
Council meets with administrator finalists
August 4, 2005
The two finalists for the vacant Basehor city administrator position were scheduled to sit down with members of the Basehor City Council Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
Post Office realigning mail routes
Some customers may be asked to relocate mailboxes
August 4, 2005
Officials from the Basehor Post Office are realigning their operation and are asking local residents to prepare.
School officials bypass mail-in ballot
August 4, 2005
Dollars and sense.
Enrollment begins in Basehor-Linwood
August 4, 2005
Summer is drawing to a close, which means students will soon be migrating back to school for another year.
Council considering Sunday liquor sales
Basehor resident proposes public vote
August 4, 2005
Absent from the debate surrounding the issue of liquor sales on Sunday in Basehor is a firm grasp on whether the public supports such a measure. Rather than second-guess what residents want, why not simply ask them?
A humorous Hall of Famer
Local businessman earns lofty praise and entertains along the way
August 4, 2005
What do you call a male ladybug? … Do fish ever get thirsty? … I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous . . .
District rounds out bond issue details
Board chooses elementary school site
August 4, 2005
During a leadership seminar at Kansas University last week, Basehor-Linwood School District administrators and board members established criteria for an undetermined site for a new elementary school.