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LHS boys fall at Gardner in sub-state opener
March 3, 2005
The Lansing High boys’ basketball team didn’t need to play a perfect game to beat Gardner-Edgerton on Thursday night. The Lions simply needed G-E senior sharpshooter Ryan Highfill to miss a few shots.
Council zips through agenda
March 3, 2005
It took all of eight minutes for the Lansing City Council to work its way through its Thursday night agenda.
Vandalism at ball fields under investigation
March 3, 2005
A port-a-potty was tipped over and burned, and police are trying to find out who’s responsibe.
Harold M. Buffo
March 3, 2005
Harold M. Buffo, 86, Lansing, died Feb. 28, 2005, at St. John Hospital in Leavenworth.
Lansing girls lose sub-state opener at Seaman
Lions lead early before second-quarter drought sets in
March 3, 2005
The Lansing High girls’ basketball team knew it had a tall task on its hands as it tried to upset Topeka Seaman on Wednesday night in the opening round of Class 5A sub-state play.
Council evaluates administrator
March 3, 2005
The City Council, apparently, is pleased with the job being done by CIty Administrator Mike Smith
New duty puts officer in touch with community
March 3, 2005
The city has a new community oriented police officer: Sundae Holler.
City planning for emergency response
March 3, 2005
City Council members are making their changes to the Emergency Operations Plan.
Judge weighing evidence in annexation case
March 3, 2005
A decision can be expected in about two weeks, if the judge’s past pattern is an indication.
Another parent finishes Iraq tour
March 3, 2005
It was all smiles Monday at Lansing Elementary School as Maj. Storm Reynolds, who returned Thursday from duty in Iraq, visited daughter Savanah’s kindergarten class.
Lansing boys ready for Gardner
Sub-state begins tonight on the road
March 3, 2005
The Lansing High boys’ basketball team may have received the most favorable draw possible in its sub-state bracket, but the Lions are hardly chalking up their 7 p.m. game tonight at Gardner-Edgerton as a victory just yet.
LHS grad’s emotions mixed over receiving Purple Heart
March 3, 2005
Sgt. Timothy Gustafson feared the worst.
Veterans memorial plans hit high gear
March 3, 2005
If Mike Howell’s dream is realized, Lansing will have a new veterans memorial by Veterans Day, 2005.
Weekend warriors
March 3, 2005
Each Saturday during the winter, the Lansing Activity Center is bursting with the activity of players participating in the Lansing youth basketball leagues.
Progressive thinking
March 3, 2005
This is in response to some of the comments and issues brought up in the article (Feb. 24) by some of the City Council members.
Hearing set in area murder case
March 3, 2005
The preliminary hearing for Gary Hicks is set for 10 a.m. May 12. Hicks is accused of killing his wife last April.
Teacher nominated to ‘Who’s Who’
March 3, 2005
Former Lansing Middle School Science teacher Gregory Rawlings was nominated for the ninth time to “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.”
Clara ‘Marie’ Hattok
March 3, 2005
Clara “Marie” Hattok, 83, Leavenworth, died Feb. 25, 2005, at Colonial Manor in Lansing.
Lawrence F. McKibben
March 3, 2005
Lawrence F. McKibben, 72, Leavenworth, died Feb. 18, 2005, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Leavenworth.
Phyllis M. Taylor
March 3, 2005
Phyllis M. Taylor, 78, Leavenworth, died Feb. 28, 2005, at Homestead Assisted Living Residence.
Mary C. Moody
March 3, 2005
Mary C. Moody, 85, Leavenworth, died Feb. 26, 2005, at Broadway Heights Nursing Home.
Thomas Ambrose
March 3, 2005
Thomas Ambrose, 86, Leavenworth, died Feb. 23, 2005, at Broadway Heights Nursing Home, Leavenworth.
Middle-schoolers take the stage
School’s annual play to be performed Thursday, Friday
March 3, 2005
Welcome to the Haunted House” is this year’s Lansing Middle School play.
Of coal mines and new schools
March 3, 2005
Information for these history corners many times will come from letters my mother had saved. I have been reading letters my dad wrote to my mother when she went back to visit her family in Yankton, S.D., in 1922. They have given me an insight of conditions in Lansing at that time.
Averill’s words right on target
March 3, 2005
When it comes to slogans, it seems few people are as quick to produce a verse as coaches.
Police and fire reports for March 3
March 3, 2005
Police and fire reports for the week of March 3.
Grape takes state
Lansing sophomore only third champion in Lions’ history
March 3, 2005
There was a stretch midway through the season when Lansing High sophomore wrestler Kyle Grape lost three out of five matches, but all the while, LHS coach Ron Averill said not to worry.
A class united
Seniors revive LHS girls’ basketball with positive attitude and team focus
March 3, 2005
From a purely statistical standpoint, Lansing High’s four senior girls can be valued for their 16.6 points and about 20 rebounds they contribute each game. It would be foolish for anyone to believe those statistics define their value to the Lions, however.
LHS student to cheer at HCC
March 3, 2005
Lansing High School student Keri Keller has committed to cheer at Highland Community College in the fall.
Supporters plan Bond Fire
March 3, 2005
The event is intended to help the community understand the upcoming school bond referendum.
Records fall as Lions roll at state meet
March 3, 2005
Prior to departing the Class 5A state wrestling meet, Lansing High coach Ron Averill knew the meet would be special, if nothing else, for the fact that he was taking a school-record 12 competitors with him.
LHS forensics takes league title
March 3, 2005
The Lions are the cream of the Kaw Valley League crop
Spanish honor society inducts members
March 3, 2005
There are 11 new members - and an new honorary inductee - in the LHS Spanish honor society
Slammers providing opportunities to wrestlers
March 3, 2005
Justin Smith, an 8-year-old, 55-pound wrestler from the Lansing Slammers, bore down and pinned his opponent in recent a match. He went on that day to finish second in his weight class.
Howard Haske
March 3, 2005
Howard Haske, 77, Leavenworth, died Feb. 2, 2005, at Cushing Memorial Hospital.
Property values up in county
March 3, 2005
Unless interest rates start spiraling upward, Donna Graf fully expects the value of properties in Leavenworth County to continue to rise.
Opinion: It’s not quite madness!!!
March 3, 2005
By the time the ink on this page dries, Basehor-Linwood High School will be finalizing preparations for one more weekend of exciting high school basketball action.
Lady Bobcats foul out, bow out at Bishop Ward
March 3, 2005
For the first time in a long time the BLHS girls basketball team felt confident it could move on to the second round of Sub-state.
BLHS underclassmen learn the ropes at state
March 3, 2005
Juniors Zach Davis and Dustin Sullivan both went 1-2, and were unable to bring home a medal from this year’s state wrestling meet, last weekend in Wichita.