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How should the city pay for its new park?

Response Percent
None of the above. Develop the park only as the current budget would allow.
A combination of the above
Sales tax
Property tax
Charge admission or user fees
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Virgil “Frank” Goodin
November 3, 2005
Council goes to work on park
November 3, 2005
The $29.6 million price tag for the proposed community park for Lansing is just a starting point, the senior planner working on the project said.
Voters reject school bond proposal
Basehor-Linwood district officials regrouping after 90-vote defeat
November 3, 2005
The people have spoken.
Lansing falls in soccer quarters
November 3, 2005
The Lansing High boys soccer team had been down before in the Class 5A playoffs.
Consultant begins work on studies for prisons museum
November 3, 2005
Members of the Lansing Regional Prisons Museum Committee agree that economic development is the key factor behind the push for the museum.
Real world: Exchange City
Lansing students get a preview of life after graduation
November 3, 2005
Life in the real world can be tough, as Lansing Intermediate School fifth-graders discovered after taking a field trip to Exchange City at The Learning Exchange in Kansas City, Mo.
Breast cancer program stresses exams
November 3, 2005
Lansing resident Paula Charity and her daughter, Sara, stood when a question was asked at a breast cancer awareness program at Providence Medical Center.
Barbecue proprietor pits his work against area’s best in competitions
November 3, 2005
Kansas City has long been famous for its barbeque and now, thanks in part to Daniel Hipsher, Lansing and Tonganoxie are slowly joining its ranks.
Volunteer jumps right in
November 3, 2005
You can take the girl out of the country, but that won’t necessarily change her accent.
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to Oct. 3, 2005
November 3, 2005
Lansing scores and results from the week leading up to Oct. 3, 2005.
Kayettes’ fundraiser sets record
November 3, 2005
Most children are satisfied with a hefty haul of candy as a reward for trick-or-treating. But just about anyone would be jealous of the Lansing High School Kayettes, who last week collected $900 in their annual Trick-or-Treat for Breast Cancer fundraiser.
Super Bowl showdowns to include two Lansing squads
November 3, 2005
The stadium lights will be shining bright on Friday night at Lansing High, but the LHS varsity football team won’t be the team playing.
The ‘real’ KVL champs
Lions upend Kaws to win bragging rights, bidistrict title
November 3, 2005
Officially, Lansing High, Perry-Lecompton and Tonganoxie tied for the Kaw Valley League football championship this year, but the Lions know who the real champ is.
Lansing Fire Calls
November 3, 2005
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1
Undefeated season
November 3, 2005
The Lansing Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team completed an undefeated season. The Lions’ record was 13-0.
Council to meet
November 3, 2005
The Lansing City Council will meet at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 3, at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, with final development plans for the MidAmerican Bank building in Towne Center the main thrust of the agenda.
Tours scheduled
November 3, 2005
A ribbon cutting is slated for 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the expanded Wastewater Treatment Facility.
City’s festival lineup changes
November 3, 2005
Changes are in store for Lansing DAZE next year as city officials work to make the festival more palatable for visitors, vendors and volunteers.
Twisters win Monster Bash
November 3, 2005
The Leavenworth Twisters softball team placed first at the Monster Bash tournament Oct. 15-16 at Field of Dreams.
Engineering firm taps marketing exec
November 3, 2005
McAfee Henderson & Strick, a professional civil engineering and land surveying firm with offices in Leavenworth and Olathe, has hired Stephen Jolly to fill the newly created director of marketing position.
Community theater production set
November 3, 2005
A king, a queen, their shared gift for treachery among themselves and the jealous players around them create the backdrop for the River City Community Players’ final production of 2005, James Goldman’s “The Lion in the Winter.”
Debaters take 2nd at Baldwin tourney
November 3, 2005
Lansing High School’s debate team secured a second-place finish at the Baldwin High School Debate Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 29, coming in just one point behind the first-place team.
Math Day beckons 14 LHS students
November 3, 2005
Fourteen students representing Lansing High School are scheduled to participate in the annual Math Day competition Nov. 8 at Washburn University. Students from 20 schools will compete.
Vigil speaker recounts violence in relationship
November 3, 2005
A nightmarish series of events forever altered the life of 1998 Lansing High School graduate and police officer trainee in ways she had never imagined.
PTA rewards fifth-grade writers of top community service essays
November 3, 2005
Most people find community service rewarding by itself, but four Lansing Intermediate School students received an additional reward for their essays explaining why community service was important to them.
Political conversion raises questions
November 3, 2005
For a decade, observers have said there are three political parties in Kansas: Democrats, moderate Republicans and conservative Republicans.
Who was Charles L. Cherrie?
November 3, 2005
Charles L. Cherrie was a popular and widely known agent for the Santa Fe Railroad Company at Lansing.
LHS ready for Holton rematch
November 3, 2005
Flash back to Nov. 6, 2004.
PRIDE in Lansing not uncommon
November 3, 2005
The Lansing PRIDE Committee is a behind-the-scenes group that truly fosters pride in our community.
Lansing freshman on WU debate team
November 3, 2005
Daniel Usera, a Lansing freshman on the Talkin’ Ichabods, Washburn University’s forensics team, recently took 10th place in the junior varsity parliamentary debate category of a tournament at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
Prosecutor throws out go-kart case
Decision prompts administrator to look at possible new ordinance
November 3, 2005
A dispute pitting neighbor against neighbor that had been scheduled for a hearing this week in Lansing Municipal Court has been removed from the docket.
Mayes ends career at state meet
November 3, 2005
As Ashley Mayes began to run in the Class 5A cross country state meet on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm, something didn’t feel right. For the first time in her distance running career she felt lonely.
Series of concussions transform Basehor-Linwood senior from dominant defender into reluctant spectator
November 3, 2005
For Brian Marshall, the news was like a punch in the gut, or a pancake block from a 300-pound pulling guard.
Junior runs down goal in second go-around
November 3, 2005
Last Saturday, junior Megan Tush was the lone Bobcat to compete at the state cross country meet in Wamego.
Bobcats defense stands tall against Pirates
Two BLHS goal-line stands lead Bobcats to victory in season finale
November 3, 2005
When Piper was within a foot of a touchdown on two separate possessions, the Basehor-Linwood defense would not give up an inch.
Opinion: Life without Lowe in net
November 3, 2005
With the team losing just three players to graduation next year, the Basehor-Linwood High School soccer program would seem to be in great shape.
BLHS students to stage ‘Grease’
November 3, 2005
More than 40 Basehor-Linwood High School students will hit the stage Nov. 11 through 13 to perform the crowd-pleasing musical, “Grease.”
Movie theater tickets go quickly; upcoming event to raise funds
November 3, 2005
Representatives of a new area movie theater — Legends 14 in western Wyandotte County — received a preview of their own Saturday morning as throngs of movie fans showed up for a ticket giveaway.
Area man enjoys return home after serving 10 months in Iraq
November 3, 2005
It sure is nice to be home. Especially, when the place you just left was amok with frequent ambushes and roadside bombs.
New bank opens on Parallel Parkway
November 3, 2005
Customers of the new western Wyandotte County branch office of Country Club Bank can expect more than just a run-of-the-mill financial institution, company officials said.
Hollingsworth Road improvements up for review
November 3, 2005
Next week, Basehor city engineer Joe McAfee will present four options, all of which have been reviewed by the Leavenworth County Commission, for improving a dilapidated section of Hollingsworth Road.
Priest remembers protesters’ work
November 3, 2005
It’s Sunday afternoon, and a bright sun pounds the stained-glass windows of a small chapel in Kansas City, Kan. The sunshine and the windows combine to produce a rainbow of soft colors that swirl around those attending today’s service.
Tonganoxie bids farewell to fallen soldier
November 3, 2005
Capt. Heath Hartsock called roll. Hartsock announced the names of two Army soldiers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, one a sergeant, the other a specialist.
Superintendent remains stoic throughout Election Day
November 3, 2005
A bond issue, historically a hot-button topic in the Basehor-Linwood school district, sometimes stirs up funny things in people. In past campaigns, people have alienated communities, accused the opposition of intimidation and, in the most common form of bond issue tomfoolery, alleged that sinister, covert tactics were behind the theft of their yard signs.
Peterson eclipses 1,000-yard mark
November 3, 2005
Will Peterson deserved this.