Archive for Thursday, July 28, 2005

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Sizzlin Summer with puppeteer Priscilla Howe

Did you attend the LHS all-class reunion?

Response Percent
No. I had something else to do.
I might have if I had graduated from LHS.
Yes. I try to never miss it.
Total 18

All stories

Service note: Jeffrey J. Franssen
July 28, 2005
Jeffrey J. Franssen of rural Leavenworth has recently been selected for promotion to the rank of commander in the United States Navy Reserve.
Reds fall in tourney opener
Defense solid, but offense struggles to produce
July 28, 2005
The Lansing Reds knew the odds were stacked against them in the Leavenworth Baseball League Tournament when they drew the second-seed Easton Outlaws in the first round.
Mayor describes progress on developments
July 28, 2005
Mayor Kenneth Bernard said he hoped to have good news this week about the Towne Center development.
Project brings disabled, elderly into the garden
July 28, 2005
The “enabling garden” at the Leavenworth County-Kansas State University Extension Office is designed for the elderly and people with disabilities.
Heat, rain can’t halt ‘Classic’
July 28, 2005
Despite 100-degree temperatures Monday and thunderstorms Tuesday, nothing stopped 76 women from packing the golf course at Leavenworth Country Club for the Jail-Birdie Classic Golf Tournament.
July 28, 2005
Scores and results from Lansing sporting events from the week leading up to July 28, 2005.
Drama, controversy and heart define Outlaws’ final ride at Nationals
July 28, 2005
The end was bound to come sometime. The Lansing Outlaws knew that much was certain.
Reds closing season strong
July 28, 2005
The Lansing Reds took their share of lumps for most of the season as they won just one of their first 22 games. Since then, however, they’ve been a different team that’s looking to close out the summer with a bang.
Little white church has long history
July 28, 2005
The church at 103 E. Kay St. was originally a small building on a hill overlooking the Missouri River in Delaware City in 1854.
Lions of all ages reunite
44th annual LHS reunion draws more than 190 alumni
July 28, 2005
This year’s all-class reunion for Lansing High School alumni was deemed a success.
Lunatics among favorites at USSSA World Series
July 28, 2005
Terry Denney almost did a double take when he saw the Lunatics softball team open play Tuesday and Wednesday at the 18-and-under USSSA World Series.
District lists upcoming dates for enrollment, orientation, classes
July 28, 2005
Lansing School District has announced some important dates for the beginning of the school year.
Program offers free school supplies
July 28, 2005
Catholic Community Services and Salvation Army will provide free school supplies to students of low-income families in Leavenworth County.
Library wraps up reading program
July 28, 2005
Participants in the Lansing Community Library’s summer reading program will be rewarded Saturday.
July 28, 2005
Stuart D. and Judith S. Lyon, Lansing, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Cherie Lyon, to Taylor Scott Cline, son of Bruce and Sidney Cline of Fraiser, Calif.
KU names Lansing students to honor roll
July 28, 2005
More than a dozen students from Lansing or who attended Lansing High School have been named to the Spring 2005 honor roll at the University of Kansas.
Double-drowning prompts pool-safety concerns
July 28, 2005
The drowning deaths last week of two children have prompted a Lansing City Council member to call on city staffers to remind residents with swimming pools about safety issues.
Hearing waived in house-hitting
July 28, 2005
Thomas Brooks, 26, Leavenworth, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Leavenworth County District Court for driving his truck into a Lansing home.
Pipeline’s efforts stall at council meeting
12:00 a.m., July 28, 2005 Updated 11:19 a.m.
A pipeline company will have to wait at least until Aug. 4 to find out whether it can complete a natural gas collection pipeline along city right of way on McIntyre Road.
Convicted murderer gets life in prison
July 28, 2005
A Lansing man has received concurrent prison sentences, one for life and another for 155 months, in the 2004 kidnapping and drowning death of his estranged wife.
Hospital to offer Kids’ Medical Camp
July 28, 2005
Cushing Memorial Hospital will put on a Kids’ Medical Camp Aug. 2.
Sizzlin’ series draws last act
July 28, 2005
The last act in Lansing Community Library’s Sizzlin’ Summer Program Series is juggler Brian Wendling.
Fort to get new commander
12:00 a.m., July 28, 2005 Updated 11:18 a.m.
The U.S. Army commander in charge of assisting the Iraqi government in training and equipping Iraq’s security forces is in line to be the next commander at Fort Leavenworth.
Council, Planning Commission to meet
July 28, 2005
The Lansing City Council and Planning Commission wil hold a joint sudy session at 7 p.m. July 28 at City Hall.
Seniors shine during Zone Tournament
July 28, 2005
Despite placing third in last week’s American Legion Class AAA Zone Baseball Tournament, Lansing Cavalry coach Jake Hanson said he couldn’t be more proud of his team.
Tradition keepers
State champs embrace opportunity to give back
July 28, 2005
It wasn’t long ago, the fall of 2002 to be exact, that Kelli Craig, Emily Goodlin, Natalie Uhart and Casey Welch shared the volleyball court as teammates at Lansing High School.
Breastfeeding promoter
July 28, 2005
Marilyn Nichols is one of only 13,708 certified lactation consultants in the world.
Braves’ coach introduces new, team-first attitude
July 28, 2005
No pads, no points, no problem.
Bobcats ready to get to work
BLHS coach coping with Kansas rules
July 28, 2005
Kansas City lost a legend this summer when former Chief’s football coach Hank Stram passed away.
NFM to expand KCK warehouse
July 28, 2005
Business is good at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Kansas City, Kan. So good, in fact, that the retail juggernaut is preparing to expand its warehouse — by more than doubling its original size.
Panel solicits logo designs
New Dairy Daze festival set for next June at Basehor school
July 28, 2005
Planning for Basehor Dairy Daze, a new annual festival, is proceeding well, organizers said. However, event planners are still awaiting a signature calling card for the festival, planned for next year.
Council winding down search
July 28, 2005
The search for a new Basehor city administrator is winding down.
Bond issue discussion on meeting agenda
July 28, 2005
Members of the Basehor-Linwood School Board and its administrative team will meet Thursday to discuss details regarding the upcoming bond issue. And school officials have clear goals in mind for the meeting.
Council holds line on 2006 city budget
July 28, 2005
The Basehor City Council considered various options but on Monday ultimately agreed to hold the line on property taxes for a fourth consecutive year.
Mayor reflects on first 100 days
July 28, 2005
For Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia, July 21 marked his 100th day in office. And while Garcia said the time has gone by fast and furious, it has been filled with progress.
Smokin’ good time
Linwood Lions Club celebrating 50th year of helping others
July 28, 2005
When it comes to barbecue, the secret is in the sauce. However, the Linwood Lions Club — master grillers at 40 consecutive years of community barbecue feasts — aren’t so shy about divulging the ingredients behind theirs.
Liquor store owners seek Sunday sales
Basehor City Council to take up issue Monday; local store owners cite loss of revenue
July 28, 2005
It takes months to find a customer and mere seconds to lose one, according to Dave Burkemper, manager of Shorty’s Liquor Store in Basehor. And lately his store inside Basehor Town Square has been losing a lot of customers on Sundays.
Basehor woman ‘ecstatic’ about trip to Rome
July 28, 2005
At any age, Basehor resident Anna Mary Landauer would have been thrilled to see the Pope.