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Fischer inks with South Dakota
February 3, 2005
Leavenworth High student and former Lansing High School soccer player Ally Fischer signed Wednesday to play soccer at the University of South Dakota.
Jennifer Totleben’s story from Debra Seely’s workshop
February 3, 2005
Read the story Jennifer Totleben wrote during LMS’ author workshop
Lauren Jaqua’s story from Debra Seely’s visit
February 3, 2005
Read the story Lauren Jaqua wrote during LMS’ author workshop.
Retiree picks up teaching
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2005 Updated 09:18 a.m.
Paul Dorsey loves his job as the English as a Second Language teacher for Lansing schools.
Author’s visit inspires student writers
February 3, 2005
For Lansing seventh-grader Lauren Jaqua, a writing workshop with Kansas author Debra Seely meant a valuable lesson in idea-generation and the beginning of a new story.
Team play still troubling Lansing boys
February 3, 2005
Lansing High boys’ basketball coach Don Allen doesn’t know how to make it any clearer to his players: They need to play together, pass the ball and run their offense properly.
In-house selection a recipe for success
February 3, 2005
Rarely does a change atop a key city department occur in turn-key fashion, but that’s just what occurred last week with the appointment of Steve Wayman as chief of police.
Mary Grace Boone
February 3, 2005
Mary Grace Boone was a special person in Lansing history.
Council discusses development limit
February 3, 2005
A proposed ordinance that would restrict where development can take place near streams received a positive reaction from Lansing City Council members.
In the spotlight
February 3, 2005
Gene Young is the Leavenworth County artist of the month.
Martha Ann Lunsford
February 3, 2005
A memorial service for Martha Ann “Marty” Lunsford, 53, Leavenworth, was Monday at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Thomas E. Eisenring
February 3, 2005
Services for Thomas E. Eisenring, 52, Lansing, were Saturday at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth.
Cierra Rose and Haden Kristopher Dominick
February 3, 2005
Jason and Terri Dominick, Lansing, announce the birth of their fraternal twins.
Lansing Kiwanis president honored
February 3, 2005
The Lansing Kiwanis Club has welcomed its newest member into the Hixson Fellowship, chapter president John Wendel.
Dishes help Knights raise funds
February 3, 2005
A Knights of Columbus event this weekend had families at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church feasting while helping the Knights’ charities.
Thefts at LHS under police investigation
February 3, 2005
Police are investigating four thefts that have occurred in the past four months at Lansing High School.
Police and Fire reports for Feb. 3, 2005
February 3, 2005
Police and Fire reports for the week of Feb. 3, 2005.
Middle School students develop IDEA projects
February 3, 2005
Jacob Thomas has spent the past five months learning about bridges.
LMS needs volunteers
February 3, 2005
Lansing Middle School is seeking volunteer tutors to work with students Monday through Friday from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Civils roars loudest at Baldwin Invitational
February 3, 2005
The Lansing High wrestling squad placed fourth overall in the 12-team field Saturday at the Baldwin Invitational Tournament with 227 points.
Freshman Tournament remains annual success
February 3, 2005
Lansing High played host to its freshman basketball tournament for the 41st year in a row.
Mower purchases await council’s ok
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2005 Updated 09:20 a.m.
Lansing City Council members will consider approving a total outlay of $26,638 for the purchase of two mowers for the Parks and Recreation Department.
Marriage amendment placed on April ballot
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2005 Updated 09:21 a.m.
An already-crowded April 5 ballot is being added to again, after a vote Wednesday morning in the Kansas House of Representatives.
County sales tax revenues to city grow 17 percent
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2005 Updated 09:21 a.m.
Lansing officials backing renewal of a 1 percent countywide sales tax have new fuel for their position.
Workin’ at the car wash
February 3, 2005
The recent winter snows cause many drivers woes, but for John Stalter, the snow and ice have been bringing in more customers.
New chief a familiar face in city
February 3, 2005
With 15 years under his belt in law enforcement, Steve Wayman could have thousands of stories to tell about memorable crimes he’s investigated, colorful characters he’s arrested and the like. But when Lansing’s new chief of police was asked this week to single out his proudest achievement on the force, it didn’t have anything to do with crime.
LHS announces honor roll
February 3, 2005
Lansing High School has announced its honor rolls for the second quarter.
Richardson sparks LHS girls
February 3, 2005
Keith Andrews knows you can’t judge Monique Richardson’s value to the Lansing High girls’ basketball team based on her statistics alone.
Fund-raiser collects more than $8,000
February 3, 2005
Parents of Lansing High School seniors collected more than $8,000 from a fund-raiser for Operation Graduation.
Governor to speak at foundation event
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2005 Updated 09:19 a.m.
Lansing Educational Foundation’s first major fund-raiser takes place Friday with a breakfast that features a speech by Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
Students return from trip to D.C., inauguration
February 3, 2005
The Lansing High School students who recently went to Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration came back with exposure to history in the making and a plethora of memories, but there was something they did not return with - their luggage.
Veteran on force named police chief
February 3, 2005
Lansing’s new chief of police says his door will always be open to the community where he’s been involved in law enforcement for 15 years.
Board, teacher settle dispute
February 3, 2005
The Lansing School Board on Tuesday agreed to settle a dispute with Gregory Rawlings, rescinding the teacher’s firing and allowing him to resign later this year.
USM to open art exhibit
February 3, 2005
Artist Marko Marian will open his exhibit at the University of Saint Mary with a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Xavier Studios on the first floor of Xavier Hall.
Forensics team takes first place
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2005 Updated 09:19 a.m.
Lansing High School forensics team attended a forensics tournament Saturday at Turner High School, Kansas City, Kan., and placed first with a total of 169 points.
Terrill pushes others to improve
Lone senior has been ‘good competitor’ for Civils
February 3, 2005
The Lansing High wrestling team will pull an all-nighter starting at 5:30 p.m. today when the Lions play host to a triple-dual at the LHS gym. It’s the Lions’ senior night, and lone senior Jon Terrill will be on hand for the more than five-hour meet.
County GOP sets annual dinner, ball
February 3, 2005
Leavenworth County Republic Party will hold a Lincoln Day Dinner and Victory Ball Feb. 19 at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St. in Leavenworth.
Lansing basketball returns to Intermediate gym
February 3, 2005
Lansing High School last played varsity basketball at the Intermediate School gymnasium during the 1987-88 season. Hoops has returned to the old barn, so here’s a look back at what happened the last time the gym was open for business.
Opinion: ‘Lights lesson
February 3, 2005
In today’s jaded sports climate, when fresh rides, bling-bling and the accomplishments of the individual outweigh that of the team, rare are the moments that capture the essence of why sports are so important.
Lady ‘Cats lose at Lansing
February 3, 2005
Mardy Robinson had said earlier this season that their first loss to Lansing had left a bad taste in her team’s mouth.
Bobcats string back-to-back wins together
February 3, 2005
After losing four straight games, it wouldn’t have been a surprise if the Bobcats just packed it in and accepted their fate.
Police investigate gunshots at Basehor business
February 3, 2005
Basehor police are seeking the public’s help in finding the person responsible for allegedly firing several gunshots at a local business.
Planning board approves developments
February 3, 2005
During its meeting Tuesday night, the Basehor Planning Commission unanimously approved, 7-0, the progress of several developments with uses ranging from multi-family residential to light industrial.
Bank no longer spectator to growth
February 3, 2005
During the 15 years that First State Bank and Trust has operated in Basehor, the city has undergone tremendous transformations.
Middle school teacher at the head of the class
February 3, 2005
A Basehor-Linwood Middle School educator has received a statewide Veterans of Foreign Wars award for teaching excellence in the middle school division and will now move on to the national competition later this year.
Family primed for ‘Super’ reunion
February 3, 2005
One thing’s for certain, Joe and Toni Lybarger, a long-time Basehor couple, are bound to have a lot more fun this SuperBowl weekend than you will. The Lybargers, winners of a Southwest Airlines SuperBowl sweepstakes giveaway, were to leave this morning for sunny Jacksonville, Fla. And wait until you hear what they have lined up. . .
Candidates shift gears before filing deadline
February 3, 2005
The January 25 filing deadline came and went with two Basehor political hopefuls having a sudden change of heart as to whether they would seek public office.
Legislature to consider ‘Alene’s Law
Proposed House Bill based on medical case arising in Basehor
February 3, 2005
A proposed bill, based on a medical case arising in Basehor last year, could soon be passed into law by the Kansas Legislature and would require emergency medical attendants to honor durable power of attorney documents.
Calling for reinforcements
Despite coach’s absence, Lady Bobcats pull off huge road win
February 3, 2005
Tuesday night, the Lady Bobcats won their first game on the road this season against Immaculata, and they did it without head coach Mardy Robinson.
Leaving Linwood
Local diner cruising north after 54 years in town
February 3, 2005
Joe Chaney’s had breakfast, and sometimes lunch, every day — for the past 11 years — at 314 Main in Linwood.