Archive for Thursday, May 26, 2005

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On the street
Polls

What should the Lansing school district do with Lansing Elementary, Sallie Zoll and Lansing Intermediate school buildings once the new elementary school opens?

Response Percent
Just what they are talking about: Putting storage in Sallie Zoll, district offices in the elementary and high school classes in the intermediate.
 
50%
Turn over what they can to the city for its use.
 
27%
Sell them to private enterprises so they can be put on the tax rolls.
 
22%
Total 22

All stories

Jocelyn Runnebaum
May 26, 2005
1950-2005
Follow the Lions at state track
May 26, 2005
This weekend make lansingcurrent.com your home for state track.
Pets at shelter are beneficiaries of Girl Scouts’ volunteer efforts
May 26, 2005
Lansing Girl Scout Troop 739 wrapped up more than six months of service at the Leavenworth Animal Control Shelter last week when they dropped off their final project of the school year.
Veterans memorial ground broken
Monument to sit on southwest side of city hall
May 26, 2005
With the push of six gold-colored shovels, the Lansing Memorial for Veterans took another step toward reality.
Scoreboard
May 26, 2005
Lansing sports results from the week leading up to May 26, 2005.
Library board members win reappointment
May 26, 2005
Two Lansing Community Library board members have won reappointment to their posts through April 2009.
Crystal set radios
May 26, 2005
Crystal set radios were a hobby I had in the 1930s.
Fonda brings life to ‘Monster-in-Law’
May 26, 2005
A loudmouthed DJ warming up the crowd before an advance screening of “Monster-in-Law” in Kansas City broke the ice with a few questions.
Congratulations to the Class of ‘05
May 26, 2005
Hats off to the graduates of Lansing High School.
Police present scholarship
May 26, 2005
Keri Keller, a Lansing High School senior, is the recipient of this year’s Lansing Police Department Scholarship.
Lansing resident admits to murder
May 26, 2005
A Lansing man faces life in prison after pleading guilty to kidnapping and murdering his estranged wife.
Current seeks baseball schedules
May 26, 2005
Attention American Legion baseball coaches: Send your summer schedules and rosters to The Current sportswriter Chris Wristen at cwristen@newsmwc.com.
Lions ready to reload
Jung, Warner gain valuable experience at state meet
May 26, 2005
The Lansing High tennis team’s goal for the season was to qualify both of its doubles teams for state.
Father back from Iraq for LEAP graduation
May 26, 2005
When Tony Maiava left for Iraq seven months ago, he promised his sons Grant and Gavin that he would return in time to see them receive their high school diplomas.
LHS grad receives scholarship
May 26, 2005
Lansing High School graduate Todd Orlowski is a recipient of a 2005 Gwendolyne Hawley Trust Scholarship.
Teens jailed for papering at school
Police drive up on recent graduate posting obscene picture on light pole
May 26, 2005
Two recent Lansing High School graduates were arrested early Wednesday morning on suspicion of criminal trespassing and criminal damage to property, Lansing Police said.
Immobile home
Bureaucratic barriers keep house’s move on ice
May 26, 2005
Rachel Turner’s house has been sitting atop a trailer for a month now, and her frustration is beginning to boil over.
Store’s business swimming
May 26, 2005
Business is heating up with the weather at Ronda Jackson’s pool and spa store.
Newspaper recognizes Nelson for academic success at banquet
May 26, 2005
Lansing High senior Chris Nelson is accustomed to being recognized for his achievements on the soccer field and golf course, but on Sunday he was honored for his work in the classroom.
Rainbow Classic tourney shines again at LCC
May 26, 2005
The Leavenworth Country Club Ladies’ Rainbow Classic golf tournament has been going on for more than 30 years, but few tournaments in the past have been as successful as the one May 18.
New golf tourney on tap
Tri-City challenge to test local golfers
May 26, 2005
The first Tri-City Golf Championship will take place June 4-5 at Trails West Golf Course at Fort Leavenworth.
Seniors pick up additional awards
May 26, 2005
Several Lansing High School seniors received a financial boost at Thursday’s awards night in the form of college scholarships.
KU announces Lansing graduates
May 26, 2005
More than 4,500 students at the University of Kansas, including 20 students from Lansing or graduates of Lansing High School, received their degrees over the weekend.
Council study session to include LAD report
May 26, 2005
Leavenworth Area Development officials will present an update on economic development efforts and city officials will present their ideas for future capital improvement projects at a study session of the Lansing City Council.
Planners approve Kansas Ave. rezoning
May 26, 2005
The Lansing Planning Commission has unanimously recommended for approval a rezoning application that will allow a new commercial area on East Kansas Avenue.
Political group expanding to area
May 26, 2005
Americans for Posterity is coming to Leavenworth County.
Memorial Day services slated
May 26, 2005
Military dignitaries and a United States senator are slated to speak at area ceremonies marking Memorial Day.
Tree honors deceased first-grader
May 26, 2005
A ceremony Thursday at Lansing Elementary School paid tribute to a first-grader who died unexpectedly last fall.
LMS reveals agenda design winner
May 26, 2005
Sixth-grader Morgan Stockton won this year’s contest to grace the back of the student planner with her artwork.
Spirit of Lansing’ deadline nears
May 26, 2005
The deadline is fast approaching for Lansing youths who want to show their town pride this summer in a contest challenging them to be knowledgeable, creative and civic-minded about their city.
Sun shines on seniors
LHS grads savor past, look to future
12:00 a.m., May 26, 2005 Updated 11:43 a.m.
Lansing High School senior Micah White told her classmates at Saturday’s commencement she was certain they would make their mark on society in their post-high school days.
Librarian wins top teacher award
May 26, 2005
At last Thursday’s Senior Awards Night, Lansing High School librarian Debra Hutton promised the audience she was done crying when she gave out the Kay awards.
On the record
May 26, 2005
Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to May 26, 2005.
Nelson, Cameron finish strong at state
Shaky start doesn’t deter LHS golfers
May 26, 2005
Chris Nelson’s final round as a member of the Lansing High golf team didn’t begin quite like he’d planned.
Summer reading challenge goes medieval
May 26, 2005
The summer reading challenge at Lansing Community Library is going medieval this year.
Board considers new uses for old schools
May 26, 2005
Lansing School Board members continue to consider suggestions for uses of school buildings that will be left vacant by construction of a new Lansing Elementary School.
Making a statement
14 Lions state-bound after emotional regional meet
May 26, 2005
The eerie aspect of Friday’s Class 5A regional track meet at Hummer Sports Park wasn’t that the Lansing High track team qualified so many athletes for state. It was how they qualified.
Senior caps career with rough run at state
May 26, 2005
Senior BLHS golfer Bobby Carrico was the only Bobcat to qualify for this season’s state golf tournament at Coffeyville Country Club this Monday, and unfortunately, it just wasn’t his day.
See ya at state!
Lady Bobcats bring home regional championship, head to Salina for 4A state tournament
May 26, 2005
Destiny was on the side of the Basehor-Linwood Lady Bobcats softball team last Wednesday when they clinched a bid to this year’s state tournament by winning their regional tournament in dramatic fashion.
Man sentenced for role in fatality
May 26, 2005
A judge last week ordered jail time for the Basehor man whose vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian last year outside a fraternity and sorority party at Teepee Junction just north of Lawrence.
Man admits he killed his wife
May 26, 2005
A Lansing man entered a guilty plea Monday to first-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping charges in the death of his estranged wife.
Basehor-Linwood panel reaffirms commitment to school bond issue
May 26, 2005
Members of the Basehor-Linwood School District’s District Advisory Council met Monday to discuss how much progress has occurred since four district goals were outlined and what direction the district should move toward in the future.
Summer concert series tunes up on Friday nights
May 26, 2005
The Basehor Community Library has announced its 2005 Summer Concert Series, with the first concert scheduled for June 10.
Students from county among KSU grads
May 26, 2005
A number of students from the area are candidates for degrees at Kansas State University this spring.
Cowboy boots planned in exhibit
May 26, 2005
During June and July, a traveling exhibit, “Custom Cowboy Boots: The Kansas Story,” will be in the Gallery of Rural Art at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
First State earns inaugural award
May 26, 2005
First State Bank and Trust, Tonganoxie, was recently honored as the first recipient of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka’s Community Leader Award. FHLBank, a wholesale financial institution of which First State Bank is a member, presented the award to Kent Needham, president of First State Bank and Trust, at FHLBank’s annual conference in Overland Park.
KU small-business group offers consulting services
May 26, 2005
Leavenworth Area Development and the Kansas University Small Business Development Center are teaming to offer business consulting services to existing and prospective business owners in Leavenworth County.
Veterans of Foreign Wars set ceremony for Glenwood
May 26, 2005
Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 will mark Memorial Day next week at Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.
Basehor police officers checking for seatbelt use
$2,500 grant helps finance local police participation in national campaign
May 26, 2005
Basehor Police Chief Terry Horner said motorists passing through Basehor without wearing a seatbelt can expect two things.
Ceremony to mark addition of carvings to area cemetery
Chainsaw artist works magic on trees
May 26, 2005
Three trees at Holy Angels Cemetery have taken on a new life.
Opinion: Basehor’s Babe Ruth?
May 26, 2005
Babe Ruth is known for one thing: hitting towering home runs. Ruth became such a hitting icon that many casual baseball fans probably don’t know that early in his career, the Babe was an accomplished pitcher.
Basehor codes administrator resigns post
Two members of Basehor Planning Commission decide to leave their seats
May 26, 2005
Basehor city officials and staff will have to work overtime during the next few weeks to fill several vacancies in city government.
Additional businesses plan openings in Village West
May 26, 2005
The legend surrounding the Village West shopping and entertainment district in Kansas City, Kan. swelled a bit with last week’s announcement of several new tenants.