Archive for Thursday, June 2, 2005

Also from June 2

On the street
Photo galleries
Lansing Outlaws vs. Komotion Last day of school

What's the city's most pressing public works project?

Response Percent
Repaving pot-holed streets
Taking care of stormwater runoff
Repairing and installing curbing
Repairing sidewalks
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Cavalry open with sweep of Geiger
McMillin, Stratton, Blakley, Amaral sharp on mound in victories
June 2, 2005
Lansing High junior-to-be Matt McMillin threw five innings of one-hit baseball and sophomore-to-be Johnny Stratton allowed just one hit in two innings of relief as the Lansing Cavalry won their summer opener 7-2 against Geiger Redi Mix at LHS field.
Seven Lions tabbed All-KVL baseball and softball
Aus, Wagner nab first-team spots
June 2, 2005
Seven Lansing High athletes earned All-Kaw Valley League selections in baseball and softball this spring.
Outlaws drop twinbill
Aus, Holland turn in strong performances in pair of losses
June 2, 2005
The Lansing Outlaws showed their share of early season rust Wednesday night as they dropped a softball doubleheader to Komotion, 7-2 and 8-1, at Field of Dreams.
Talent program taps four students
June 2, 2005
Four Lansing Middle School students will be recognized this weekend for their selection to the 2005 Duke University Talent Identification Program.
Strong start leads to fourth-place finish for Eustice
June 2, 2005
Sara Eustice admitted she’d put plenty of pressure on herself when she arrived at Cessna Stadium Friday morning for the Class 5A state track meet.
No solace for Lions’ Cinderella
June 2, 2005
The first thing you must understand is that they weren’t supposed to be here in the first place.
Day-care providers win exemption from permit
June 2, 2005
Joan Nye, who operates a day care out of her home south of Lansing, is among the dozens of day-care providers glad they won’t have to receive county-issued permits to continue to operate.
City park planner selection on tap
June 2, 2005
Lansing City Council members can take a big step toward planning the city’s newest park when they meet Thursday.
Volunteer has blast with fireworks show
June 2, 2005
To qualify as a pyromaniac it takes only an irresistible urge to start fires. It takes a lot more to be certified as a licensed pyrotechnician; namely, the completion of a course and passing an exam administered by the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s office.
Ceremonies at cemeteries ‘give real meaning’ to Memorial Day
June 2, 2005
Whether it was on top of a flagpole or worn proudly on someone’s shirt, the American flag seemed to be inescapable on Memorial Day.
Fifth-graders graduate from D.A.R.E.
June 2, 2005
Graduates dressed in identical clothing were called one-by-one to walk across the stage and be congratulated for a job well done. High school graduation? Not quite.
Library ‘sizzling’ this summer
June 2, 2005
This summer, Lansing residents can trade the hot weather for a cool seat at Lansing Community Library’s Sizzlin’ Summer Program Series.
School to undergo inspection
June 2, 2005
An engineer will inspect the east end of Lansing Intermediate School to determine if the structure is safe.
LHS junior to help shape young leaders
Trevor Fousek returns to Farm Bureau’s leadership camp - this year as a counselor
June 2, 2005
Last year, when Trevor Fousek signed up to attend Kansas Farm Bureau’s Leadership America conference, he wasn’t quite sure what he was getting into. He just wanted to try the ropes course.
June 2, 2005
Scores and results from the week leading up to June 2, 2005.
Second-grader’s poster a winner
June 2, 2005
A Lansing Elementary School second-grader was rewarded for promoting safe boating practices in the Kansas Farm Bureau’s Safety Poster Program.
Richard and Echo Fairbanks announce birth of son
June 2, 2005
Richard and Echo Fairbanks announce the birth of their son, James Justice Fairbanks. James was born at 10:05 a.m. April 11, 2005, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 22.5 inches long.
Turner’s career-best good for third
June 2, 2005
Tiffany Turner was unable to achieve her goal of throwing the shot put 38 feet at the Class 5A state track meet Saturday.
Larry M. Walls
June 2, 2005
Services for Larry M. Walls, 69, Lansing, were Wednesday, June 1, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial with military honors will follow in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Jocelyn Runnebaum
June 2, 2005
Mass of the Resurrection for Jocelyn June Runnebaum, 54, Lansing, was at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 900 Ida St. Burial followed at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
KU awards degree to LHS graduate
June 2, 2005
The name of a Lansing High School graduate was left off a list of spring 2005 graduates distributed recently by the University of Kansas.
Convenience store gets new owner
June 2, 2005
The Phillips 66 gasoline station and convenience store at 506 N. Main St. has a new owner and new management.
In praise of peonies
June 2, 2005
The peonies in my back yard originally came from the state houses on the prison grounds about 65 years ago.
Boling 4-H
June 2, 2005
The regular meeting of the Boling 4-H club on May 9 was called to order by President Emma Hoagland.
On the record
June 2, 2005
Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to June 2, 2005.
School bus drivers recognized for years of service with Durham
June 2, 2005
Durham School Services of Lansing honored its longtime bus drivers Friday.
Group aims to develop stage talent
June 2, 2005
A new local theater group is hoping to bring a new perspective to the stage, beginning with its first production next weekend.
Suspects in separate cases can’t elude police chase
12:00 a.m., June 2, 2005 Updated 09:05 a.m.
Lansing Police hit 1.000 in a three-day period capturing fleeing suspects who tried to elude officers by ducking into residences in the city.
Chamber gives its Web site a new look
June 2, 2005
The Leavenworth/Lansing Chamber of Commerce Web site has been given a facelift.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
June 2, 2005
This week’s schedule for LGTV, Channel 2.
Housekeeper enjoys people
June 2, 2005
Meet this week’s neighbor: Crystal Bromell.
Band director leaving district
June 2, 2005
For the second time in a year, the Lansing school district is looking for a band director for its high school and middle school programs.
Education savings offers new program
June 2, 2005
Kansans investing funds in the state’s Learning Quest education savings program now can enroll in a free loyalty program that offers product rebates and invests them directly into the account.
Relay for Life celebrates survivors conquering cancer
June 2, 2005
Beginning Friday night, about 300 people will be gathering to walk, wheel and run around in circles all night for a cause. The 12th annual Leavenworth Relay for Life begins Friday at dusk at Abeles Field and continues through to sunrise Saturday.
Reno Bobwhites May 5th meeting
June 2, 2005
The monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H club was called to order May 5 by president Jason Miles. Daniel Monahan led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance, and Tina Allen led the 4-H Pledge. Roll call was answered by when school is out for you.
Breakthrough season could spark growth for County Lacrosse Club
June 2, 2005
In the short history of lacrosse in the greater Kansas City area, no team had gone undefeated during the regular season. No team, that is, until County Lacrosse Club.
Second by a stutter step
Jenkins collects two state medals, narrowly misses championship
June 2, 2005
One hurdle stood between Takeisha Jenkins and a state championship, but that final obstacle was just enough to keep the Lansing High freshman from becoming the Lions’ first female track state champion since 1992.
Opinion: What a year for BLHS
June 2, 2005
You’ll have to excuse me if this column makes me seem a little too proud. But I’m not worried about how I look. This has been a long time coming, and I’m thrilled to write about it.
Motorcyclist is injured
June 2, 2005
A motorcyclist was flown from the scene of a Linwood accident Monday following a collision with another vehicle.
Local real estate firm moves to new offices
June 2, 2005
It should be easy for area residents to find the location of Saturday’s community open house and the new RE/MAX All American office. All they need to do is look for the giant red, white and blue RE/MAX balloon that will be hovering Saturday over the company’s new office at 22517 139th St., near Kansas Highway 7.
Sales tax collections on the rise
June 2, 2005
Development continue to drive sales tax dollars this year in Basehor and Leavenworth County.
The sweet sound of construction
Building permit numbers higher in Basehor, Leavenworth County
June 2, 2005
The number of residential building permits issued through April of this year continued to climb in Basehor.
Basehor chief makes case for hiring detective
June 2, 2005
Basehor Police Chief Terry Horner believes it’s time the city hires a detective for his department.
Lady Bobcats give one away at state tourney
June 2, 2005
Other than the color of their uniforms, Basehor-Linwood and Chapman were almost identical in every way. Both finished their seasons 15-6, both pulled out some squeakers this season and both had an excellent pitcher on the mound.
It’s all about the experience
Basehor-Linwood track standout Tiffany Waxmonski brings home
June 2, 2005
The Basehor-Linwood High School track team was only able to bring home one medal from last weekend’s state competition in Wichita, but what the Bobcats discovered is that sometimes wisdom can weigh more than gold.
Obit: Ryan Bradley Waye
June 2, 2005