Archive for Thursday, March 10, 2005

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Polls

Do you support the proposed 1 percent countywide sales tax.

Response Percent
Yes. It’s the only thing keeping my property taxes from increasing at an insane rate.
 
62%
No. 10 years of a 1-cent sales tax is enough. Let it expire.
 
25%
Undecided. I can’t decide which is worse: extending the sales tax another 10 years or seeing city and county services cut if it doesn’t pass.
 
11%
Total 27

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Radovich, Slater tapped for KVL teams
March 10, 2005
Amanda Radovich and Jeff Slater representated Lansing High on the All-Kaw Valley League teams, which were released Thursday afternoon.
Windy afternoon in store
March 10, 2005
Wind gust of up to 45 mph this afternoon could cause damage and make travel difficult, the National Weather Service says.
Sales tax backers begin to push for yes vote
March 10, 2005
Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard is campaigning for voters to renew the 1 percent sales tax in Leavenworth County.
Satellite fire station takes shape
March 10, 2005
A new fire station is taking shape west of Lansing.
Students pig out on lessons
March 10, 2005
Lilly Dorsey’s third-grade class is having a pig month, kicked off by a visit from a live piglet.
Schools demonstrate need, bond proponents say
March 10, 2005
Installment No. 1 of the series on the Lansing School Bond proposal.
Education natural for board candidate
March 10, 2005
Karalin Alsdurf is unopposed to retain her unexpired term on the Lansing School Board.
Incumbent seeks continuity on board
March 10, 2005
Stuart Lyon is seeking a second term on the Lansing School Board.
Hornets seeking softball players
March 10, 2005
The Hornets, a newly formed girls 12-B competitive softball team, is seeking players for the 2005 season.
Lions forced to grow during tough year
March 10, 2005
Lansing High boys’ basketball coach Don Allen didn’t have any misconceptions entering the 2004-2005 basketball season.
Police and Fire reports for March 10
12:00 a.m., March 10, 2005 Updated 04:18 p.m.
Police and Fire reports for the week of March 10, 2005
DiSalvo on President’s List
March 10, 2005
Angela DiSalvo, a 2003 graduate of Lansing High School, is among students at Drake University who were named to the President’s List for the fall 2004 semester.
Sheriff hires administrator for jail
12:00 a.m., March 10, 2005 Updated 08:56 a.m.
There’s a new administrator on the jailblock.
Parole Board’s hearing schedule includes cases of area convicts
March 10, 2005
Three Leavenworth county convicts are up for parole in April.
LHS library adds to Asian collection
March 10, 2005
Lansing High School library has received a grant for $1,200 for materials.
Music students sparkle at league
March 10, 2005
Six soloists and five groups from Lansing High School received the top rating Saturday at the Kaw Valley League Music Festival .
Harold M. Buffo
1918-2005
March 10, 2005
Harold M. Buffo
Edna M. Moppin
1922-2005
March 10, 2005
Edna M. Moppin
Richard Walker
1930-2005
March 10, 2005
Richard Walker
Gardening tips on tap at library
March 10, 2005
Master Gardner Charlotte Van Wormer will be the guest speaker next week at Lansing Community Library’s Family Night.
4-H notes
March 10, 2005
The monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H club was called to order at 7:37 p.m.
Graham-Anderson
March 10, 2005
Amber Lynn Graham, Manhattan, and Jason Anderson, Manhattan, announce their engagement.
Jacobson-Peru
March 10, 2005
Sarah Jacobson of Lansing and Jason Preu of Overland Park announce their engagement to be married at 6 p.m. April 29, 2005, at Sacred Heart Church in Leavenworth.
Keller, Villareal earn scholarships
March 10, 2005
Keri Keller and Victoria Villareal, seniors at Lansing High School, have been designated Foundation Scholars by the board of directors of the Highland Community College Foundation.
Size no obstacle for LHS students
March 10, 2005
The wrestling team at Lansing High School is proof positive that big things come in small packages.
Handwriting Analysis
March 10, 2005
The history of handwriting analysis in print dates to 1622, shortly after the invention of the printing press. Statements attributed to Aristotle indicate that he was sensitive to the connection of a man’s writing to his character.
A students view
March 10, 2005
Editor’s note: The following letter was written to Randal Bagby, superintendent of Lansing public schools. The author also sent a copy to The Current
Shortsighted
March 10, 2005
I am dismayed to hear these comments attributed to my Ward 4 Council member Ken Ketchum in Jason Ernzen’s Letter to the Editor (March 3):
Buehler has eyes on state title
LHS sophomore fourth at state this year
March 10, 2005
Few Lansing High wrestlers were as consistent this year as sophomore Kyle Buehler.
Hoops tournament this weekend
March 10, 2005
The Lansing/Leavenworth Basketball Tournament will tip off at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lansing Community Center and West Middle School.
Leadership Council event to raise funds for research
March 10, 2005
Lansing High School’s Leadership Council hopes to raise thousands of dollars for leukemia research with its first-ever “Late Night for Leukemia.”
Parole Board’s hearing schedule includes cases of area convicts
March 10, 2005
The Kansas Parole Board will conduct public comment sessions this month for inmates who are entitled to a parole hearing in April. If parole is granted, inmates would be released in May.
LHS library adds to Asian collection
March 10, 2005
The Lansing High School library has added to its East Asia collection, thanks to a grant from the Kansas Consortium for Teaching About Asia.
Resident mulls write-in run
March 10, 2005
A Lansing resident says he’s open to a write-in effort to unseat Ward 4 City Council member Kenneth Ketchum.
Leadership Council event to raise funds for research
March 10, 2005
Lansing High School’s Leadership Council is getting a “positive vibe” that students will participate in its “Late Night for Lukemia” fundraiser.
Thomas Russell
1971-2005
March 10, 2005
Thomas Russell
Youths compete at annual County 4-H Club Day
March 10, 2005
Youth members of 4-H Clubs throughout the county put their presentation skills to the test in a variety of contests.
PTA sponsoring book fair
March 10, 2005
Lansing Parent-Teacher Association will sponsor the “Read a Great Tale” Scholastic Book Fair starting this week.
Spine Center opens at Providence
March 10, 2005
Providence Medical Center recently opened what it calls a state-of-the art center to care for individuals with back and neck injuries.
New film ‘Robots’ built on secondhand parts
March 10, 2005
Robin Williams’ appearance at the Academy Awards really punctuated just how tired the comedian’s routine has become.
Obstacles made LHS boys stronger
March 10, 2005
I have to admit, I wasn’t too surprised when at the start of basketball season Lansing High junior David Kern told me he expected the Lions to contend for the Kaw Valley League championship this year.
Scoreboard
Sub-state basketball scores
March 10, 2005
Sub-state basketball results
Wreck sends two to hospital
March 10, 2005
Two men were taken to University of Kansas Hospital after a two-vehicle accident Sunday on Kansas Highway 5 east of Lansing, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.
New Decisions program helps LHS students achieve success
March 10, 2005
For students who need additional academic and emotional support, there’s a place at Lansing High School that can provide it. The New Decisions program is in its third year at the high school and has had a positive effect on its participants, said Mary Alice Schroeger, a program coordinator and LHS teacher.
Kids’ fishing derby on tap for May
March 10, 2005
Lansing Parks and Recreation Department will play host to the fourth annual Fishing Derby from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at Lost 80 Park. A picnic lunch will follow.
Register for spring sports now
March 10, 2005
Lansing Parks and Recreation currently is accepting registration forms for the Summer 2005 youth T-ball, baseball and softball leagues through March 31.
Blue Cross honors sales consultant
March 10, 2005
Jennifer Turpin, group consultant for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, was honored recently for her sales performance in 2004.
Sylvia A. Dwire
1950-2005
March 10, 2005
Sylvia A. Dwire
Leroy Everett
1908-2005
March 10, 2005
Leroy Everett
Booster Club seeks members
March 10, 2005
Lansing Lions Booster Club is looking for a few good members
Students to give opera performances
March 10, 2005
Students in the University of St. Mary Opera Workshop class will take the stage next week for an evening of solos, duets and stage performances.
Lecture series continues at fort
March 10, 2005
Fort Leavenworth Historical Society will present “An Overview of Post WWII U.S. Contingency Ops” by Larry Yates of the Combined Arms Center’s Combat Studies Institute.
Parker Ryan Young
March 10, 2005
Ryan and Brooke Young, Leavenworth, announce the birth of their son, Parker Ryan, born at 11:15 p.m. Jan. 26.
Pin king pleased with year, desires more as a senior
March 10, 2005
It’s hard to imagine Ryan Civils would have caught anybody by surprise at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament.
Council speeds through agenda
March 10, 2005
In a meeting that lasted fewer than 10 minutes, the Lansing City Council spent the most amount of time Thursday talking about their next meeting.
End of the road
Seniors done, but Lions loaded next season
March 10, 2005
There were no tears in Keith Andrews’ eyes as the first-year Lansing High girls’ basketball coach walked out of the Lions’ locker room Wednesday night.
Wrestlers pin hopes on new members
March 10, 2005
The five professional wrestlers in the Heartland Wrestling Federation recently pooled their money to buy a wrestling ring. Now they’ve come to Lansing looking for more prospective professional wrestlers to help put it to use.
Students earn while recycling
March 10, 2005
Five years ago, Robin Joseph, special education teacher at Lansing Middle School, was looking for an opportunity to recycle the excess of paper in the school.
Working with all ages
March 10, 2005
Despite being the only woman in her household, Debbie Eyerly has found a way to serve the community and stay connected to her feminine side. For the past five years, Eyerly has worked with the Leavenworth area Junior Miss Pageant
Rittinghouse avoids pin at Metro Classic
March 10, 2005
Bonner Springs senior Brad Rittinghouse figured he would have his work cut out for him on Tuesday night.
Fields of their dreams
Complex sports: Facilities package a distant possibility or the future for BLHS athletics?
March 10, 2005
When it comes to bond issues in general and those ballot questions in Basehor-Linwood specifically, voters tend to have differing opinions than do those proposing them. And, if for no other reason, school district officials will be the first to temper enthusiasm generated by the possibility of adding a multi-million dollar sports complex to Basehor-Linwood High School.
Chamber endorses 1-cent sales tax
Voters to decide on tax April 5
March 10, 2005
Citing its importance to Leavenworth County in general and the city of Basehor in particular, officials from the Basehor Chamber of Commerce determined last week that the organization would support efforts to renew a countywide one-cent sales tax
Community library to host open house
March 10, 2005
The Basehor Community Library will begin Tuesday, March 15 what’s to be a year-long celebration commemorating its 20 year anniversary.
Opinon:To everything there is a season
Just wait: the approach of Spring
March 10, 2005
Letter: ‘Ridiculous and unfair’
March 10, 2005
Local woman remembered as ‘full of life’
March 10, 2005
Elegance, style and grace exuded from Maxine White each Saturday evening as she twirled and twisted through ballroom dances around the Kansas City metropolitan area. She never had any lessons — friends and family say she didn’t need any — and could “follow anybody.”
Historical Society, city exploring public-private partnership
Community Center at the core of talks
March 10, 2005
The Basehor City Council is considering a entering into a partnership with the Basehor Historical Society to build a community center. Officials on both sides acknowledge, however, that, as the saying goes, “the devil is in the details.”
The NewBoss?
Council considering dual roles for police chief
March 10, 2005
In August, when Basehor city officials named Terry Horner as the city’s new police chief, it’s doubtful that anyone believed his responsibilities in municipal government would expand so dramatically after just a few months on the job.
Jayhawk to Golden Eagle: District pegs next Glenwood Ridge principal
March 10, 2005
Cornhusker … Wildcat … Jayhawk.
City to reimburse property owner for sewer snafu
March 10, 2005
Pending the review and agreement of the city attorney, the city of Basehor will pay a local property owner more than $5,000 for expenses stemming from a sewer backup in February that severely damaged the resident’s home.