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Should the city be more restrictive on permitted uses in residential zoning?

Response Percent
Yes. The go-kart track is a prime example why restrictions are needed.
 
55%
No. This country was built on private property rights.
 
44%
Total 36

All stories

Lions beat Piper, close in on league crown
October 13, 2005
Thursday night was Senior Night for the Lansing High boys soccer team, but the Lions didn’t spend much time dwelling on the sentimental aspects of the evening. Instead, they got right down to business.
Esther Mae Smith
October 13, 2005
1924-2005
Cosmo taps LHS grad for Bachelor Blowout
October 13, 2005
Lansing High School graduate Nick Runnebaum is the hottest eligible bachelor in Kansas, at least according to Cosmopolitan.
With principal away, teacher fills void
Lansing Elementary undergoes shuffle
October 13, 2005
Mary Noyes wears two hats these days.
Health fair delivers care, fun to 300
October 13, 2005
Health care does not have to be boring or scary, the 300 participants at the third annual Women’s Health Fair discovered.
Bank to buy Towne Center lot
Council splits 5-3 on sale of city-owned land
October 13, 2005
Now that the Lansing City Council has given the go-ahead to sell First National Bank of Leavenworth the city-owned lot in Towne Center, Rick Schneider says the bank will become even more involved in the Lansing community.
Scoreboard
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 13, 2005.
October 13, 2005
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 13, 2005.
Fort to play host to musical
October 13, 2005
Tickets to an opera or musical can cost up to hundreds of dollars, but this weekend, the public can experience the music without paying a dime.
Sanz-Green
October 13, 2005
Katie Lynn Sanz and Cory Weldon Green were married July 23, 2005, at First Church of the Nazarene in Leavenworth.
Fire District No. 1 opens new station to public
October 13, 2005
The residents of High Prairie Township have a new neighbor.
A queen, 20 years removed
October 13, 2005
Julie McBroom can relate to Kelsey Reed, who was crowned Lansing High School Homecoming queen Friday. Twenty years ago, McBroom wore the crown.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
October 13, 2005
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
On the record
October 13, 2005
Lansing Police reports and Lansing fire calls to Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1
Debaters shut out competition
October 13, 2005
Seniors Chris Rohan and junior Miranda Nichols placed first in their division at the Shawnee Mission North Invitational debate tournament on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Second-year teacher adjusts to ‘culture shock’ of larger school system
October 13, 2005
When math teacher Christina Hoverson decided to come to Lansing, she knew she wanted to work in a larger school. But she says she’s still adjusting to the fact that her classes here are, in some cases, 20 times larger than classes at her last school.
Veteran teacher sees her role changing
October 13, 2005
Jackie Lamar, a 20-year veteran of teaching, started out the school year as a substitute in Lansing. She said she was ready to travel and to work only when she wanted.
Our Lansing Museum
October 13, 2005
In 1987, members of the Atchison Pride Committee came to help Lansing get a Pride Committee started.
Distance runners head to KVL meet
October 13, 2005
The Lansing High cross country team doesn’t have the depth to compete for a league championship this year, coach Errol Logue said, but it does have a few individuals who could place high.
7th grade volleyball goes 12-1
Tough match with Linwood is only loss
October 13, 2005
The seventh-grade volleyball A team at Lansing Middle School dominated its foes all season long.
Soccer showdown with Piper has league title implications
October 13, 2005
A Kaw Valley League rule states that there will only be one league champion in boys soccer, Lansing High coach Randy Brown said. Umm : one little problem.
University series on WWI films resumes
October 13, 2005
Graduate student Hollie Becker gets to draw on both of her undergraduate degrees - and experiences from her days at Lansing High School - in helping present a film and discussion series at University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth.
Project aims to honor soldiers
October 13, 2005
It’s not too common for 18-year-olds to ask 9- and 10-year-olds for help with their homework. But last week, six college freshmen visited Basehor Elementary School to ask a fourth-grade class for help with a school project.
Title defense begins
Basehor-Linwood is first test in quest for district crown
October 13, 2005
Three overtimes. That’s how many extra periods the Lansing High football team needed to beat Basehor-Linwood last year during the first game of district play.
Sale of land to bring bookend banks to Towne Center
October 13, 2005
Lansing residents will see construction on at least two new banks next year, if all goes as planned.
Students welcome back map
October 13, 2005
Lansing students can once again run pell-mell all over the country.
Board OKs plans for Johsmeyer Gymnasium
October 13, 2005
Plans for the Earl W. Johnsmeyer Gymnasium are coming to life. The gym could be dedicated as early as January, thanks to action taken Monday by Lansing school board.
Lansing tennis eliminated at 5A regional tournament
October 13, 2005
When Rachel Darrow and Jaclyn Gann walked off the tennis court after their final match Monday morning at Indian Creek Racquet Club, both were smiling.
League champs control sub-state destiny
Lansing volleyball could earn top seed again
October 13, 2005
The stars may be aligning again in the Lansing High volleyball team’s favor.
Neighborhood dispute set for court hearing
October 13, 2005
A dispute that will pit property rights against a neighbor’s right to peace and quiet is headed to Lansing Municipal Court.
Part-timer named Basehor Officer of the Year
October 13, 2005
There’s a simple reason why Frank Robison, a Basehor resident and part-time police officer, pursued a career in law enforcement: on the job, you can do more good in one day than some people do in a life-time.
Public service brings decorated firefighter back to his roots
October 13, 2005
When Basehor resident Jim Dickey arrived as a new member of the community four years ago, he couldn’t wait to join the Fairmount Township Fire Department. He had to, though.
Upcoming bond issue meetings
October 13, 2005
A committee promoting the Basehor-Linwood School District bond issue has two public meetings scheduled for the next week.
Basehor Car Show to benefit Project Grad
October 13, 2005
Organizers of this weekend’s Basehor Car Show, an annual fund-raiser for local students, have only one goal in mind when it comes to raising money.
Suspects leave apology note
Police investigating break-in; question note’s veracity
October 13, 2005
A case of breaking and entering being investigated by the Basehor police department either highlights the problem of homelessness or was a ruse by criminals to cover up a crime.
Making the Grades
Final testing data confirms Basehor-Linwood students
October 13, 2005
Information released Tuesday confirms what Basehor-Linwood administrators have been publicizing for the last several months — that district schools are making the grade.
Calls for service outpacing last year
Increasing caseload highlights need for more officers, police chief says
October 13, 2005
A recent call for service from a Basehor resident to the police department went unanswered for days before it received attention. And it was only at the prompting of the caller in need, that it received attention at all.
Police department to host awareness, prevention seminar
October 13, 2005
This month is spooky for some because of its association with Halloween. However, for Basehor police chief Terry Horner, even more frightening than the ghoulish masks to be seen Oct. 31 are statistics he received regarding an escalating problem in millions of American homes.
Basehor council searching for treatment plant answers
October 13, 2005
With future growth hinging on it and between $5 and $6 million hanging in the balance, expanding the city’s wastewater treatment facility is a decision that none among Basehor’s decision makers wants to bungle.
A plea for public safety
October 13, 2005
Bonner Springs leaders joined residents in voicing safety concerns about an intersection along Kansas Highway 7 that has been the scene of numerous injury accidents during the last year and a half.