Archive for Thursday, October 6, 2005

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Lansing-China exchange program negotiations LHS Homecoming bonfire
Polls

Do you think Kansas needs a Taxpayer's Bill of Rights?

Response Percent
Yes. State spending is out of control.
 
82%
No. That’s why we elect a new Legislature every four years.
 
17%
Total 29

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LHS tennis battles cold, prepares for regionals
October 6, 2005
Cold and windy temperatures greeted the Lansing High tennis team at its final postseason tuneup on Thursday at the Gardner Invitational, and the Lions came home with mixed results.
Mistrial in rape case
Expert testimony’ dispute leads judge to end trial
October 6, 2005
The suspect charged with the December 2004 robbery of a Lansing gasoline station and rape of a clerk is back in Leavenworth County Jail, awaiting a new trial.
Lansing escapes flooding problems
October 6, 2005
Lansing avoided the brunt of weekend storms that brought flooding to parts of Leavenworth County, but volunteer firefighters from the city were kept busy responding to water-rescue calls throughout the area.
Big Easy, big duty
October 6, 2005
The son of a Lansing couple knows this American city in ruin firsthand.
LEAP grad beats odds at KU, in housing job
October 6, 2005
University of Kansas junior and Lansing graduate Josh Cain was one of only eight students hired in May to be a resident assistant at the school.
Wallace & Gromit’ make big-screen debut
October 6, 2005
Forget Lassie or Benji or Toto: Gromit is the most reliable canine sidekick of all time.
School Board retreat turns planning panel into reality
October 6, 2005
Members met Saturday morning at Sallie Zoll school on the Lansing Elementary campus, 210 E. Mary St., to discuss what they expected of the district in the next few years.
Scoreboard
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 6, 2005.
October 6, 2005
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 6, 2005.
LHS cross country to run at Pleasant Ridge
October 6, 2005
It’s crunch time for the Lansing High cross country team.
Boys soccer set to face Basehor
October 6, 2005
Lansing High boys soccer coach Randy Brown knows his team is down to crunch time.
JV volleyball pulls together, wins KVL title
October 6, 2005
A knee injury and a new offensive scheme created one chaotic week for the Lansing High junior varsity volleyball team, but the adversity wasn’t enough to keep the Lions from achieving their goal of being Kaw Valley League champions.
Lansing residents participate in KC Marathon festivities
October 6, 2005
The Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon took place Sept. 24 in Kansas City, Mo., and six Lansing residents took part in the various races.
Perfect season within grasp
Eighth-graders hope to win Tonganoxie Volleyball Tourney
October 6, 2005
The Lansing Middle School volleyball eighth-grade A team will attempt to close out an undefeated season when it steps on the court at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Tournament.
Slater could play Friday
Lansing senior returns from broken arm
October 6, 2005
Jeff Slater hates drinking milk, but he loves playing football.
Lansing comes home
After three-game road trip, LHS to play Immaculata on Homecoming
October 6, 2005
Few things have gone right for the Immaculata football team this season, but that doesn’t necessarily bode well for Lansing High.
Homecoming activities continue
October 6, 2005
Homecoming activities continue through the weekend at Lansing High School.
8 LHS students selected for exchange
October 6, 2005
Lansing High School junior Michael Nielsen is about to have his passport stamped again.
Homecoming floats vie to be LHS’s ‘Ship of Dreams’
October 6, 2005
Lansing High School seniors hope to “Luau with the Lions” during Friday’s Homecoming parade, but senior Andrew Cameron isn’t holding his breath that the Class of 2006’s float will be judged a winner.
45-minute deluge leaves much of Easton under water
October 6, 2005
At 2 a.m. Sunday, Easton was dry. Less than one hour later, roads were covered with up to 20 inches of water.
New fire station to have open house
October 6, 2005
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 is opening the doors of its new High Plains Fire Station to the public with an open house this weekend.
Edmonds-Lones
October 6, 2005
Lindsay N. Edmonds and Malachi C. Lones were married May 28, 2005, at Wallula Christian Church, Lansing.
Health fair Sunday in Lansing
October 6, 2005
An actor, Kansas City TV personalities, a recording artist and others will be on hand this weekend when Associates in Family Health Care presents its Women’s Health Fair 2005.
Williams-Hodam
October 6, 2005
Stephanie Williams and Davis Hodam were married July 30, 2005, at Saint John United Church of Christ in Lincoln, Ill.
Maria Menzel
October 6, 2005
Maria Menzel turned 1 year old on Sept. 9, 2005.
Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights tour finds scant following locally
October 6, 2005
The American Dream ended Friday afternoon in Leavenworth - the “American Dream Express” tour, that is.
Hall of famers
October 6, 2005
Lansing residents Tom and Teresa Young were inducted Saturday into the Baker University Hall of Fame, becoming the first husband-wife duo enshrined in the school’s hall.
LAD schedules annual meeting
October 6, 2005
Bob Marcusse, president of the Kansas City Area Development Council, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Leavenworth Area Development annual meeting.
Volunteer of year nominations sought
October 6, 2005
Nominations are being accepted for the 2005 Lansing Volunteer of the Year.
Chamber seeks Athena candidates
October 6, 2005
The Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2005 Athena Businesswoman of the Year Award.
Lansing student attends camp
October 6, 2005
Lansing resident Kristin Hoffpauer joined nearly 60 other seventh- and eighth-graders from across Kansas at the second annual MoneySmart Financial Management Camp.
Police ‘hero’ to be honored by council
October 6, 2005
Lansing Police Officer Billy Blackwell II is Ann Smith’s hero, and she wants all of Lansing to know it.
LHS grad helps with KSU career fair
October 6, 2005
A Lansing High School graduate was on the committee that helped put together the All-University Career Fair last month at Kansas State University.
LHS Band enters marching festival
October 6, 2005
Lansing High School Band will participate in the 16th annual Central States Marching Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Kansas State University.
Church to have guest speaker
October 6, 2005
A man who partnered with a television star to co-found an evangelical ministry will speak later this month at Open Door Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan.
First-year teacher hopes to influence students
October 6, 2005
Lansing High School’s new business teacher is trying to bring some fresh ideas and fun into his classroom while still preparing his students for life after high school.
Hospital offers free tetanus shots
October 6, 2005
Cushing Memorial Hospital is offering free tetanus shots to victims of the recent flooding in the area.
Science teacher aims to fill lab with ‘wonder’
October 6, 2005
New Lansing High School science teacher Wes Cackler claims he has no educational philosophy - he says he just wants students to like learning about science.
Clinic aimed at young athletes
October 6, 2005
The Providence Medical Center Sports Medicine Program and Orthopaedic Professional Association will offer a free Sports Injury Clinic for athletes ages 12 to 18 on Saturday mornings through Oct. 29.
Westar balks at suggestions it needs to decrease rates
October 6, 2005
Westar Energy officials said proposals to decrease its rates would force it to “struggle for mere survival.”
Lansing Community Club
October 6, 2005
The Lansing Community Club was formed in 1916 and is probably one of the oldest continuing clubs that exists today.
LHS Class of ‘80 still rockin’
October 6, 2005
The class celebrated its 25th year reunion Saturday night in a large shop building at the home of Nancy and Chris McDougal.
Pact reached on LHS-China exchange
October 6, 2005
Two principals from a school in Kaifeng, China, are in Lansing this week, taking in the sights of northeast Kansas.
Church, society sales successful
October 6, 2005
Saturday yard sales sponsored by the Lansing Historical Society and St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church both benefited causes besides the joys of bargain hunting.
Health officials bullish on flu shot supplies
October 6, 2005
Sylvia Burns is cautiously optimistic that the county’s Health Department will have sufficient doses of flu vaccine this year.
In Living Color
LMS yearbook sheds black-and-white image
October 6, 2005
For the first time, LMS will have an all-color yearbook.
Tennis turns focus to regionals
October 6, 2005
Prior to the start of the 2005 season, it wasn’t likely that many people would’ve given the Lansing High girls tennis team much chance of qualifying any players for state.
Same name, different owner
October 6, 2005
There’s a common misconception about Judy Durham she hears even from people who’ve never met her.
Seniors spark LHS past Mill Valley, THS
October 6, 2005
On a night that was seven years in the making, the Lansing High volleyball team’s six seniors ended their home careers with two convincing victories.
Success a breeze for BLHS runners
October 6, 2005
Things are starting to come a little easier for junior Megan Tush and her cross country teammates. Last Thursday at the Lansing Invitational, Tush had her highest varsity finish of the season, ninth, and the lady Bobcats had their most impressive showing of the season.
Lady ‘Cats push Piper to tiebreaker
October 6, 2005
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team forced Piper to three games on Tuesday before losing 26-24, 18-25, 19-25. The Lady Bobcats also lost two games to Santa Fe Trail earlier in the evening to go 0-2 on their home floor.
Bobcats eye revenge vs. Tongie
October 6, 2005
Last season the Tonganoxie offense ran all over the Basehor-Linwood defense, not once but twice. In the Bobcats two losses to Tonganoxie last year, the Chieftains gained more than 400 yards in both games.
Training benefits PD
October 6, 2005
Basehor police department’s top two officers are bringing knowledge back from recent out-of-town training sessions.
Authorities seek warrant
October 6, 2005
Basehor police officers are working with the Leavenworth County attorney’s office to acquire a felony warrant for a juvenile who is accused of stealing a car from a Basehor business.
First State Bank branch preparing to open its doors in Basehor
October 6, 2005
Builders and architects are putting the final touches on plans for a new First State Bank and Trust building in Basehor, a bank executive said.
ATM theft still a mystery
October 6, 2005
Today marks eight months since money was found missing from an automated teller machine in Basehor, and authorities still have made no arrests in the case.
Students’ efforts aid victims of hurricane
October 6, 2005
Fund-raising efforts for victims of Hurricane Katrina have temporarily stalled in the Basehor-Linwood school district. But more efforts are being planned, administrators said.
Council to help staff set goals
October 6, 2005
Mayor Chris Garcia and members of the Basehor City Council will begin meeting with department heads this week to set goals for next year.
Basehor man wants to develop center in downtown area
October 6, 2005
A local man is continuing with plans to develop a commercial center he hopes will bring businesses to downtown Basehor.
BLHS grad at home in the Deep Blue
October 6, 2005
The closest view many people will ever have of a battlefield is the space between themselves and their living room television. For Basehor native Scott Martley — a newly minted Air Force navigator — the perspective will be much closer.
Official logo chosen for city’s newest fest
October 6, 2005
Disappointed with a lack of submissions and in search of a signature calling card, a steering committee in charge of organizing next year’s Basehor Dairy Days festival re-opened its logo contest weeks ago.
Columbus discovers victory
October 6, 2005
Basehor-Linwood High School coach Steve Hopkins will tell you the remedy to his team’s problems are simple. It is not rocket science. For the Bobcats to get better, they need to block and tackle.
High school’s crisis plan put to the test with 2 deaths
October 6, 2005
Developing a response plan for times of crisis is a lot like Homeland Security, Basehor-Linwood High School counselor C.R. Gooden said.
Always a twinkle in his eye’
2005 Basehor-Linwood grad remembered for kindness, creativity
October 6, 2005
Fresh from graduation, young David Raw didn’t have long in the so-called real world. He graduated from Basehor-Linwood High School May 12 and, just one month later, was injured in a vehicle accident.