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How many days will you visit Lansing DAZE?

Response Percent
None. I’m all DAZED out.
 
33%
One. I’m just too busy otherwise.
 
30%
I can only make two - probably the weekend
 
25%
As if : all four days of fun
 
11%
Three, but that’s my limit
 
0%
Total 36

All stories

Return of the Mac
McMillin better than ever since return from broken leg
June 9, 2005
Matt McMillin, who will be a junior at Lansing High School in the fall, broke his right leg during a junior varsity baseball game his freshman year of high school. For a while it looked like he might never play again.
Outlaws fall in Hitfest semifinals
June 9, 2005
The Outlaws played solid softball this weekend for the better part of four games before falling in the semifinals of the Hawaiian Hitfest, 3-0, to eventual runner-up KC Impact on Sunday at Basehor Field of Dreams.
Wrestling camp coming to LHS
June 9, 2005
Lansing High wrestling coach Ron Averill will play host to a camp June 16 and 17 at Lansing High School.
Volleyball camps on tap for July
June 9, 2005
Lansing High volleyball camp is coming soon.
Slammers dominate at state
Local wrestling club garners 12 championships
June 9, 2005
Coming off a stellar winter season, the Slammers continued to display their talent by winning 12 individual championships Saturday in the USA Wrestling Kansas State Tournament
Cavalry defined by toughness
June 9, 2005
Through their first four games, the Cavalry (4-0) have proven they can whip teams from the beginning or by winning in their final at-bat.
Young Reds are ready to learn
June 9, 2005
The Lansing Reds “A” Class American Legion squad has a roster full of young players going against opponents who are older and have much more experience.
Tri-City champions
10:37 a.m., June 9, 2005 Updated 10:50 a.m.
Twenty-nine golfers made up the inaugural field for the Tri-City Championship
New owner acquiring Dairy Queen
12:00 a.m., June 9, 2005 Updated 10:30 a.m.
The Dairy Queen at 402 N. Main St. will reopen in July.
On the record
June 9, 2005
Lansing Police reports and fire calls to Leavenworth County Fire District
Fort to mark Army’s birthday
June 9, 2005
The Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth will celebrate the Army’s 230th birthday at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Frontier Conference Center.
Manago, Sickinger named All-State
10 Lions recognized by NEKSL
June 9, 2005
Lansing High sophomore midfielder Bianca Manago only scored five goals this season for the LHS girls’ soccer team, but her value to the team was much greater than her statistics, according to league and state coaches.
Riptides swim tough against Lake Quivira
June 9, 2005
It’s been years since the Leavenworth Riptides swim club has come close to beating Lake Quivira in a dual, but on Wednesday they gave Lake Quivira all it could handle at Riverfront Community Center.
Correction
June 9, 2005
Two performances during Lansing DAZE have been rescheduled.
Caretaker’s no grandpa, yet
June 9, 2005
Gene Kirby often gets mistaken for a grandfather when he’s out with his 4-year-old daughter.
Teen to compete
June 9, 2005
Emma Joy Moreland, of Lansing, will compete in the 2005 Miss Pre-Teen Kansas City Pageant on Saturday.
School passes inspection
June 9, 2005
Preliminary results of an inspection of Lansing Intermediate School last week indicate that the building is OK, Lansing Schools Superintendent Randal Bagby said.
LHS grad earns commission
June 9, 2005
A Lansing High School graduate was among the 33 college graduates commissioned as officers in the armed forces last month in ceremonies at the University of Kansas.
OTHER VIEWS
June 9, 2005
When state officials last week moved sexual predator Leroy Hendricks to a home in southwestern Leavenworth County, apparently they weren’t prepared for the Leavenworth County Commission.
Lansing’s grocery stores
June 9, 2005
When I was a kid, I remember a building on the northwest corner of the Seven-Mile Creek Bridge that looked like it had once been a store.
Area businesses reap awards from state
June 9, 2005
Five Lansing businesses were honored at Tuesday’s Kansas Business Appreciation Month East Central Regional Awards ceremony.
Notorious sex offender moves into, out of county
Official says SRS ‘snuck in’ convict, files temporary restraining order
June 9, 2005
Convicted sex offender Leroy Hendricks moved into a house in southwest Leavenworth County last week only to be kicked out by a restraining order.
Lawmaker wants showdown
June 9, 2005
They’ve been told to return to the Capitol on June 22 for a special legislative session to increase school funding, but some Republican lawmakers say they prefer a showdown with the Kansas Supreme Court even if that means going to jail.
Insurer decides LHS gym floor will be repaired
Replacement not warranted, school told
June 9, 2005
The verdict is in about the future of the damaged wood floor in the Lansing High School gymnasium.
Lansing Intermediate teacher wins Golden Apple Award
June 9, 2005
Golden Apple Awards aren’t edible, but to a teacher, they can mean more than a student’s gift of fruit.
Lansing DAZE has something for all
June 9, 2005
For first-time visitors to the annual citywide summer festival known as Lansing DAZE, we have a word for you: Welcome.
Ruling makes for lively topic at wrap-up breakfast
State lawmakers speak out on state Supreme Court decision and other hot topics
June 9, 2005
An annual breakfast Saturday meant to mark the end of the legislative session for area state senators and representatives fell on the day after the Kansas Supreme Court all but ordered legislators back to Topeka.
LHS Leadership Council getting sponsor change
June 9, 2005
He remembers the students’ faces, but the years they were in school aren’t so easily recalled. So when Lansing High School history teacher Kevin Riemann is asked when he first began sponsoring the school’s Leadership Council, he defers until the end of the interview.
City hires consultant to develop park plan
12:00 a.m., June 9, 2005 Updated 10:29 a.m.
Lansing is one step closer to a city pool.
School finance decision puts wheels in motion
June 9, 2005
Lansing Schools Super-intendent Randal Bagby said he was pleased by last week’s ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court directing the Legislature to double the money for the state’s public schools by July 1. But Bagby is not counting on the extra money just yet.
DAZE begins today
Droves expected ffor citty’s annual summer festival
June 9, 2005
After meeting since January, the organizers of this year’s Lansing DAZE festival are more worried about the one factor they can’t plan or control.
Lansing juniors attend Girls State
June 9, 2005
While most girls their age are off enjoying their summer vacations this week, Lansing High seniors-to-be Megan Logan and Rachel Darrow are adhering to the highly structured regimen of Sunflower Girls State.
Leavenworth Riptide swimming results
June 9, 2005
Results for the Leavenworth Riptide swim club’s dual meet with Lake Quivira on Wednesday, July 8, 2005.
Two Bobcats named all-state, 4 more all-KVL
June 9, 2005
Evidently, the Kaw Valley League is a hotbed for baseball in Kansas. Last week, the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches released its all-state teams, and eight members of those select squads called the KVL home this spring.
Prosecutor still weighing stiffer charge against deputy charged in vehicle death
June 9, 2005
Lead prosecutor Frank Kohl has not yet made a decision on whether to amend a charge against a Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department deputy accused of causing the death of a volunteer firefighter late last year.
Farmhouse transformed into offices
June 9, 2005
Inclement weather Saturday evening may have cut short the grand opening for the new Re/Max All American office, but it didn’t dull the excitement company officials have for their new site north of Basehor.
Basehor police crack down on excessive noise
June 9, 2005
The Basehor Police Department is trying to put a little quiet back into peace and quiet.
Commission set to consider numerous city developments
June 9, 2005
Tuesday night’s Basehor Planning Commission meeting was postponed until next week because the board, which normally includes seven members, did not have the four members necessary for a quorum.
Bank offers reward in ATM theft
June 9, 2005
First State Bank and Trust officials, in conjunction with the Kansas Bankers Association, are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and indictment of people responsible for a burglary at an automatic teller machine in Basehor.
City to start work on emergency plan
Saturday’s weather underscores need
June 9, 2005
At the behest of mayor Chris Garcia, the Basehor City Council is considering beginning to develop a management and response plan for times of emergencies or disasters.
City debates keeping recordings
Audio records of meetings date back more than 20 years, city clerk says
June 9, 2005
It was a question that doomed Richard Nixon — when to destroy audio recordings of meetings.
School board to act on recommendation
June 9, 2005
Members of the Basehor-Linwood school board will vote Monday night on whether to accept the District Advisory Council’s recommendation on the future of school facilities.
Basehor-Linwood school chief pleased by ruling
June 9, 2005
Jill Hackett was pleased to hear Friday that the Kansas Supreme Court ordered the Legislature to provide more money for Kansas schools.
Interviews slated for city’s top job
June 9, 2005
Beginning next week, Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia will start interviewing an assortment of candidates for the city’s vacant city administrator position. Garcia called hiring a new administrator the city’s “top priority.”
Council OKs new police detective
June 9, 2005
CSI: Basehor.
County takes stand against predator
June 9, 2005
Marcia Roberts is just glad Leroy Hendricks is gone.
Holland leads Lady ‘Cats’ all-KVL honors
Basehor-Linwood ace 1 of 3 Lady Bobcats named to all-league postseason squad
June 9, 2005
After the BLHS softball team made it to the state playoffs this year, there was really no doubt that they would also be receiving a few votes for all-league nominations. Despite coming home from Salina empty handed, the Lady Bobcats had three players make the All-Kaw Valley team this season.
Opinion: Rockies’ injury brings Royals hope
June 9, 2005
Hey Royals fans — yeah, I’m talking to you.