Archive for Thursday, January 6, 2005

Also from January 6

Events
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Snow Day A year in Lansing blog: A tour of the West
Polls

Are you satisfied with the city's street-clearing efforts?

Response Percent
No. I’m still waiting for my street to be cleared.
 
77%
Yes. They kept up with the storm throughout.
 
18%
Somewhat. They got behind at first, but now it’s all good.
 
4%
Total 22
Videos

All stories

Snow Day
January 6, 2005
Chance Saxton, 14, and Ben Hancock, 14, make the most of the snow and their day off of school by sledding down a hill near Lansing Middle School on Thursday Jan. 6.
Cold sweeps in
January 6, 2005
Bitter cold replaced snowy and icy weather today in Lansing.
School briefs
January 6, 2005
News affecting Lansing school students
Police and Fire reports for Jan. 6
January 6, 2005
Police and fire reports for the week of Jan. 6, 2005.
4H notes
January 6, 2005
Notes from the December 4H Club meeting.
Hearing set in Wood Oil robbery
January 6, 2005
A 25-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man suspected in the Dec. 21 holdup of a Lansing gasoline station and assault on a clerk will appear in a preliminary hearing at 2 p.m. Friday.
City to appoint Planning commissioner
January 6, 2005
A former City Council member and a relative newcomer to the community are seeking appointment to the Lansing Planning Commission.
Girl Scouts ring in new year with flurry of activities
January 6, 2005
Lansing Girl Scouts are getting an early start in 2005. The service unit, comprising 12 troops grades K-12, begins activities just after ringing in the New Year.
LHS boys looking to redeem themselves
Loss to Mill Valley leaves bitter taste in Lions’ mouths
January 6, 2005
The last time Lansing High’s boys’ basketball team played a game was Dec. 17 when the Lions dropped a 51-45 decision to Mill Valley at home.
Gene Young: down at the old ball field
January 6, 2005
We’ve come a long way since 1910. I have a picture of my dad and my Uncle Bill Young in their baseball uniforms taken in a ball field where I now live. The field was between what are now Lois and Mary streets, just east of the highway.
30-car chase winds through city
12:00 a.m., January 6, 2005 Updated 11:11 a.m.
A 39-year-old Lenexa man is in custody for armed robbery after leading law-enforcement officers on a low-speed chase Tuesday through Kansas City, Kan., southern Leavenworth County, the heart of Lansing and Leavenworth.
Donor leaves $1 million to University of Saint Mary
January 6, 2005
University of Saint Mary has received a gift of $1 million from Kansas City philanthropist and entrepreneur Lawrence D. Starr.
County officials to be sworn in
January 6, 2005
Leavenworth County officials who won election in November will be sworn into office on Monday.
Lions aim to sink Pirates, extend winning streak
January 6, 2005
It wasn’t so much playing Tonganoxie on Tuesday night that had the Lansing High girls’ basketball team fired up this week; rather, the Lions were stoked to be playing a game - period.
High school wrestling with water-damage
January 6, 2005
A broken water main pipe at Lansing High School caused enough damage during the holiday break that three classrooms had to be retiled and the gymnasium has been put out of commission.
Speak up to be protected
January 6, 2005
Monopoly / noun: This word has various significations. 1. It is the abuse of free commerce by which one or more individuals have procured the advantage of selling alone all of a particular kind of merchandise, to the detriment of the public:. Source: The ‘Lectric Law Library Lexicon
Exhibit to begin
January 6, 2005
Artist Abigail Howe’s paintings and drawings will be on display Friday through Feb. 24 at the Leavenworth Carnegie Arts Center, 601 S. Fifth St.
Ruling puts school funding at head of class
January 6, 2005
Lawmakers who represent Lansing in the Statehouse say a Kansas Supreme Court decision is sure to put school finance at center stage during the 2005 legislative session, which begins Monday in Topeka.
Past Lions finding success at next level
January 6, 2005
The Current checked in with a handful of Lansing High alums playing sports at the collegiate level.
Keeping the ‘dos in style
January 6, 2005
Linda Powers and Foxy Lady Hair Design have been consistently clipping in the changing Lansing community more than 25 years without many makeovers.
Students get taste of work through school program
January 6, 2005
The On the Job Training class gives students a chance to work three hours a day in local businesses.
Annexation injunction request dropped
January 6, 2005
There will be no court injunction barring the city from providing services in newly annexed areas of Lansing.
Reviewer chooses best of 2004
January 6, 2005
From “Anchorman” to “Catwoman,” from “Hellboy” to “Jersey Girl,” from “Before Sunset” to “After the Sunset,” 2004 had its cinematic share of ups and downs. But in this article I’m here to honor the highlights, of which there were plenty.
LHS exchange students get out of Kansas
January 6, 2005
Foreign exchange students at Lansing High School are getting to see the country.
Graceful aging is doctor’s goal
12:00 a.m., January 6, 2005 Updated 11:08 a.m.
Mark Strehlow is bringing a new kind of medical practice to Lansing.
Bond of brothers
Wrestling, success run in the family for Flynns
January 6, 2005
For Lansing High brothers Sean and Nick Flynn, there hasn’t been much of a head-to-head rivalry for superiority in the wrestling room. It’s more of a case of follow the leader.
Slick streets, power outages greet city
January 6, 2005
Sleet, snow, ice and slush may have coated the streets, lawns and trees of Lansing, but city employees and residents worked hard to keep the bad weather at bay.
Decision receives high marks in Lansing
January 6, 2005
Lansing School District officials said they were pleased at the Kansas Supreme Court’s Monday ruling that said the State Legislature must increase public school funding by April 12.
Letter: How much is too much?
January 6, 2005
Reader concerned about sewer expenses.
Opinion: Need aplenty to go around
January 6, 2005
Tsunami disaster tests our humanity.
3 charged in connection with burglary
January 6, 2005
Three charged in Linwood burglary.
Man, 40, arrested after KCK-Lansing chase
January 6, 2005
Police team up to catch man after robbery.
Engagement: Frazey-Bowman
January 6, 2005
High court: Fix school finance
January 6, 2005
Area school superintendents are heartened by the Kansas Supreme Court’s ruling that the legislature must fix the school finance mess.
Firefighters remember colleague as young man with a love of life
January 6, 2005
WhenFirefighters pay tribune to a young colleague killed on his way to a wreck scene.
Kenneth Ferguson, noted ceramist, dies
January 6, 2005