Archive for Thursday, July 14, 2005

Also from July 14


What is the most pressing budget item facing city hall?

Response Percent
Parks and recreation
Lowering property taxes
Additional police officers
Street construction and repairs
The Lansing museum
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Outlaws look strong in final league series
Defense, pitching solid during doubleheader split
July 14, 2005
Two more games. Two more steps forward. That’s how Lansing Outlaws coach Russ Stark views his squad’s doubleheader split with the Cannon Blasters on Wednesday night at Field of Dreams.
Lansing legislators vote for package, worry about 2006
July 14, 2005
State Rep. Kenny Wilk says he learned a few lessons in the recently completed special legislative session called to deal with court-ordered school funding issues.
Mowery powering Cavalry with red-hot bat
July 14, 2005
Throughout his baseball career at Lansing High School, Matt Mowery never was the focal point of the Lions’ offense.
Lasning student gets pilot certificate
July 14, 2005
Dan Kozak earned his commercial pilot certificate.
Lansing residents honored by Baker
July 14, 2005
Lansing residents Thomas and Teresa Watts Young, who both graduated from Baker University in 1981, have been selected for the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to July 14, 2005
July 14, 2005
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to July 14, 2005.
Riptides compete in first lake race
July 14, 2005
A shorthanded Leavenworth Riptides squad had its two-meet winning streak snapped July 6 at Lake Forest.
Two from Lansing cited by PSU
July 14, 2005
Two students from Lansing have been cited for their academic achievements at Pittsburg State University.
Lansing student on HCC dean’s list
July 14, 2005
Julie Fordlee, Lansing, has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at Hutchinson Community College for the spring 2005 semester.
Nationals a challenge for Lions
July 14, 2005
Injuries and a last-minute change of strategy kept the KC-Jazz from finishing as high as they’d hoped to at the USA Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championships.
Outlaws regaining form at tournament time
July 14, 2005
Two weeks before the national tournament, it looks as if the Lansing Outlaws softball team is on the verge of playing the perfect game.
LHS football camps coming soon
July 14, 2005
Lansing High football coach Bill Pekarek and his staff will play host to two football camps during the week of July 25-29.
Pekarek healing from hip surgery
Football coach eager to return to sideline
July 14, 2005
Bill Pekarek is eager to return to the sidelines for Lansing High football games this fall.
Remembering a legend
Lansing High to name gymnasium after former coach
July 14, 2005
Who was Earl Johnsmeyer? What inspired the Lansing School Board to name the LHS gymnasium after him? Find out here.
Catching up on time
July 14, 2005
Time is a remarkable thing. What would we do without it?
Capitol report
July 14, 2005
A look at area legislators’ votes on key issues in the Kansas Legislature.
USM receives WWI series
July 14, 2005
The University of Saint Mary De Paul Library is one of only 50 libraries nationwide to receive a video/lecture series about World War I.
Music, art camp slated for youths
July 14, 2005
Children will be singing not in, but about, the rain next week at the Lansing PTA Music and Art Camp 2005.
Chamber opens leadership class
July 14, 2005
The Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2005-06 Leadership Leavenworth-Lansing class.
K-5 traffic detoured for bridge work
July 14, 2005
Those who regularly drive on Kansas Highway 5 should get used to the detour that diverts them off the road on Lansing’s east side.
Rags ignite fire at Dairy Queen
Reopening still slated for August
July 14, 2005
A box of rags soaked in turpentine caught fire at Dairy Queen on Sunday, causing smoke damage to the ceiling tiles.
Alumni gear up for annual reunion
July 14, 2005
Reunion weekend is on the horizon for alumni of Lansing High School.
KDOT steps up efforts to reduce K-7 accidents
July 14, 2005
Speeders and seat belt slackers beware: the Kansas Department of Transportation has announced a new weeklong initiative aimed at reducing traffic and seat belt violations.
Former student, teacher reunite for stage production
July 14, 2005
Sabrina Fair” is a story about a girl who reunites with some familiar faces after several years away.
Council acts on rezoning, road project
July 14, 2005
Lansing City Council members gave their approval to a midtown rezoning and got the wheels greased for a southside street resurfacing at their meeting last week.
LEAP moving to new location
July 14, 2005
Lansing Educational Achievement Program is moving to a new location - almost next door to its current offices.
Yards recognized
July 14, 2005
Lansing PRIDE has announced its July winners of the PRIDE yard award:
Hospital teacher baby-sitter safety
July 14, 2005
Cushing Memorial Hospital will hold a baby-sitter safety course for ages 12 and older.
Reds bounced from Zone Tourney
July 14, 2005
When Lansing Reds baseball manager Michael Smith turned in his squad’s roster to tournament officials for the American Legion Class A Zone Tournament, he received a funny look.
Budget maps growth
Council to be asked to approve additional city employees for ‘06
July 14, 2005
The city of Lansing would add four new employees, including another police officer, under a budget plan submitted to the City Council.
On the record
July 14, 2005
Lansing Police reports and Lansing fire calls to Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1.
District to receive additional $638,000
July 14, 2005
With the Kansas Supreme Court’s approval of legislative plans to increase public school funding, Lansing School District stands to gain an additional $637,993 from the state for the coming school year.
Basehor police stay busy on July 4
July 14, 2005
Findings from an investigation that stemmed from a Basehor woman’s complaint that her boyfriend abused her and drenched her in gasoline July 4 has been turned over to the Leavenworth County attorney, Basehor police said.
Council closes in on filling top job
July 14, 2005
The Basehor City Council narrowed its list of prospects for the vacant city administrator position Wednesday night, after conducting telephone interviews with five finalists.
One vacancy remains on planning board
July 14, 2005
The Basehor City Council filled another vacancy aboard the planning commission Thursday night when it confirmed Mayor Chris Garcia’s nomination of a former council candidate.
2 members join school board
July 14, 2005
With two new members on board, the Basehor-Linwood school board dedicated the first half of its meeting Monday night to re-organizing for the 2005-06 school year.
School board moving forward with bond issue
July 14, 2005
With most of its seven members having participated in a local group that formed the plan, it came as no surprise that the Basehor-Linwood school board on Monday formally approved the District Advisory Council’s recommendation regarding a plan for new facilities.
School board approves pay increases
Teachers given 6.36 percent, while classified employees receive 10.4
July 14, 2005
Administrators and educators across Kansas breathed a collective sigh of relief last week as the Kansas Legislature and state Supreme Court, after months of wrangling, got on the same page and agreed to an increased funding package for the public school system.
New Basehor developments earn approval from council members
July 14, 2005
Thursday night, the Basehor City Council agreed with previous decisions by the planning commission and approved the progress of several on-going developments.
Judge to rule on sexual predator
July 14, 2005
A decision could come within a week on whether sexual predator Leroy Hendricks is allowed to live in a group home in southwest Leavenworth County.
Linwood mayor faces charges in Lansing
July 14, 2005
Linwood Mayor Steve Campbell has been charged in Lansing Municipal Court with driving under the influence and attempting to elude police.
Leavenworth County couple have ‘gone to the birds’
July 14, 2005
In southern Leavenworth County, where rural land is increasingly being developed for new homes and businesses, many residents fall into one of two distinct categories — rural or urban.
Local teacher group works with legislators in session
July 14, 2005
Victoria Davids, a reading specialist at Basehor Elementary School and president of the Association of Basehor-Linwood Educators (ABLE), didn’t hear from many local teachers concerned they wouldn’t receive their paychecks on time.
Taking a bite out of crime
Basehor police chief names city’s first case investigator
July 14, 2005
Just the facts.