Archive for Thursday, July 7, 2005

Also from July 7

On the street
Photo galleries
Reds swept by Blue Sox
Polls

Is Lansing's population growing fast enough

Response Percent
Yes. Slow and steady is the way to go.
 
76%
No. We aren’t even keeping pace with other cities in our county.
 
23%
Total 30
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All stories

School funding increase approved
July 7, 2005
Lawmakers representing Lansing all voted in favor of the school funding package that gained approval on the 12th day of the special legislative session.
Mowery powers Cavalry past Basehor
Kohl’s bat sizzles too; Amaral, McMillin solid on mound
July 7, 2005
Matt Mowery’s breakout game fueled an explosive return to the baseball field for the Lansing Cavalry on Wednesday night at Lansing High School.
Sign up now for youth football
July 7, 2005
Registration for Lansing Parks and Recreation youth football will be accepted until July 15.
Lessons from the Huskies
July 7, 2005
As I stepped into the batter’s box and dug my cleats into the dirt, Lansing Reds pitcher Danny Wyatt flashed a sly grin in my direction.
Coaches make a splash
Riptides thriving under new leadership
July 7, 2005
It’s 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning, and the pool deck is bustling with swimmers at Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth.
Accident leads to drug charges
July 7, 2005
A Leavenworth man faces drug-related charges after an accident early Sunday evening.
New board members to take seats
July 7, 2005
Lansing School Board will greet its new members before setting to business at the first meeting of the board’s year.
Park planners seek input
July 7, 2005
Two workshops are scheduled next week to gather input from Lansing residents interested in the planning features of the city’s newest park.
Ex-coach steps up responsibility
July 7, 2005
Kevin Gardner’s association with youth baseball in Lansing is long,
Cheerleading deadline nears
July 7, 2005
Lansing Parks and Recreation cheerleading registrations will be taken until July 15.
Soccer registration through Aug. 5
July 7, 2005
Registration for Lansing Parks and Recreation youth soccer will be accepted until Aug. 5.
Scoreboard
Results for the week leading up to July 7, 2005.
July 7, 2005
Scores for the Lansing Outlaws and Lansing Reds.
Errors still troubling Cavalry
July 7, 2005
The Lansing Cavalry opened the summer season by winning their first five games, but since then the schedule has been rocky.
Thousands turn out for city’s fireworks
12:00 a.m., July 7, 2005 Updated 12:03 p.m.
After viewing Monday’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza, Mayor Kenneth Bernard had only one thing to say. “That was impressive,” he said.
Census Bureau estimates put population at 10,117
July 7, 2005
The U.S. Census Bureau’s latest population estimates confirm Lansing continues to grow - but at a pace that has city officials scratching their heads.
Lawns and lawn mowers
July 7, 2005
Before 1950, lawns were cut with reel-type lawn mowers. Many of the yards in Lansing were just left to grow and were cut only occasionally.
Students treasure trip to nationals
July 7, 2005
Members of Lansing High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club returned last week from a trip to the national conference in Orlando, Fla.
Lawmakers resume special session
July 7, 2005
Rep. Candy Ruff says if women were in charge of the Kansas Legislature, lawmakers wouldn’t have had to head back to Topeka this week to resume their special session on school funding.
Wilk to receive national award at event at KU
July 7, 2005
Lansing State Rep. Kenny Wilk will be recognized for promoting biosciences in Kansas and the U.S. at a breakfast Monday in Lawrence.
On the record
July 7, 2005
Lansing Police reports and fire calls.
Traffic on K-5 to be detoured
12:00 a.m., July 7, 2005 Updated 12:54 p.m.
The Kansas Department of Transportation said in a news release K-5 would be closed near the Lansing Correctional Facility while construction crews work on a $600,000 bridge project.
UMC to begin Bible school
July 7, 2005
Lansing children who are hungry for adventure may find it at Lansing United Methodist Church’s “Serengeti Trek” Vacation Bible School.
Prison arts program gives inmates hope
July 7, 2005
Arts in Prison founder Elvera Voth said she wanted the program to help rehabilitate the inmates instead of letting them just serve time.
Developer sets sights on Kansas
12:00 a.m., July 7, 2005 Updated 12:04 p.m.
Lansing is attracting yet another commercial development - this time at First Street and East Kansas Avenue.
Basehor celebrates Fourth with a bang
July 7, 2005
A shorter parade, but a better fireworks display. All in all, it was a pretty good Monday for this year’s Fourth of July celebration in Basehor, organizers said.
City Council to meet with K-7 engineers
City remains opposed to engineers’ highway recommendation
July 7, 2005
Whether comments from Basehor City Council members to engineers responsible for upgrades to the Kansas Highway 7 corridor carry any weight remains to be seen.
Music instructor earns Spirit Award
Long-time resident singing a sweet tune
July 7, 2005
Leave the rock ‘n’ roll at home. Bring everything else.
Tonganoxie home a family operation
July 7, 2005
The funeral home business is starting to resemble farming, area funeral home directors say. Large corporations are finding that there’s a dollar to be made in the business and it’s putting the squeeze on smaller, family-run operations.
Danica did it all — except win
First ever female Indy-car victory will have to come elsewhere
July 7, 2005
Danica Patrick, the 23-year-old Indy Racing League starlet, and her Rahal Letterman Racing team did about everything they could heading into Sunday’s Argent Mortgage Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway to secure a victory.
Census reports city’s population increase
asehor, Tonganoxie show residential rise
July 7, 2005
The most recent census information indicates the city’s population increased by 272 residents and is close to tipping the scales at 3,000 residents. While the residential growth was expected, and is encouraging in some circles, continued progress may well hinge on the expansion of the wastewater treatment facility.
Volunteer lauded as Citizen of the Year
July 7, 2005
A Basehor resident who’s “been a pillar of the Basehor community his whole life” earned the city’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award at Monday night’s Fourth of July Celebration.
A family-first endeavor
Loved ones provide outlet for job rigor
July 7, 2005
The longer you do what we do, the harder it’s going to become.”