Archive for Thursday, October 27, 2005

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Photos
Photo galleries
Flag football semifinals at Lansing City Park
Polls

What's your plan for driving when construction begins on Main Street?

Response Percent
Go there only when I have no alternative.
 
57%
Grin and bear it. I have to use it often.
 
21%
Avoid it at all costs.
 
21%
Total 47

All stories

Economic development director is city’s 2005 Employee of the Year
October 27, 2005
Shanae Randolph was honored Monday at the annual Recognition Dinner.
Main St. patience urged
Multimillion-dollar project
October 27, 2005
The project, in which the city and Kansas Department of Transportation are partners, likely will be put out for bid in March 2006 with construction beginning shortly afterward.
PRIDE taps Volunteer of Year
Honor surprises Dale Bohannon
October 27, 2005
Dale Bohannon, director of building and grounds for the Lansing School District, received the award at the 12th annual Recognition Dinner on Monday at the Lansing Community Center.
Parents, volunteers plan last hurrah for Class of 2006
October 27, 2005
Most high school seniors would agree that a $15,000 graduation party isn’t too shabby.
Greek plays get breath of fresh air
October 27, 2005
What’s old is new again, and Lansing High School drama students are proving it with their fall performances of three Greek plays.
Lunatics place third at tourney
October 27, 2005
The Lunatics softball team placed third at the Monster Bash Softball Tournament on Oct. 15-16 at Field of Dreams.
Principal, firefighter return from duty in New Orleans
October 27, 2005
Sgt. Maj. Tim Newton, principal of Lansing Elementary, and Sgt. Mark Alligood, Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 firefighter, returned Oct. 10 to Kansas with members of their 35th Infantry Division of the Kansas Army National Guard.
Lansing Parks and Recreation squads brace for football playoff games
October 27, 2005
The Lansing High football team will lose 20 seniors to graduation this year, but anyone concerned about the future of the program need not worry.
Lions face Bishop Miege for trip to quarterfinals
October 27, 2005
The Lansing High boys soccer team has a Kaw Valley League championship and a 15-2 record to its credit.
Agency makes 1st county match
Big Brothers-Big Sisters pairs Lansing youth with mentor
October 27, 2005
The new Leavenworth County affiliate of Big Brothers-Big Sisters made its first match this week.
Boys & Girls Club to open doors
October 27, 2005
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City want to fill three buses with children from the Lansing and Leavenworth areas next week to show off their programs.
Church parishioners fill plates, bid high at K of C fundraiser
October 27, 2005
Stuffing your face and bidding for consumer goods aren’t two activities traditionally associated with church, but they were the draw for some people at the Lansing Knights of Columbus’ sixth annual Tasting Fair and auction at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 900 Ida St.
Sandzen works to be displayed
October 27, 2005
Sandzen in the Smoky Valley,” an exhibition of prints by Birger Sandzen (1871-1954) will open with a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in Stacks Gallery at Carnegie Arts Center.
Council hears praise for city employees
October 27, 2005
The second-in-command at the city’s Economic Development/Convention and Visitors Bureau has earned recognition as the city’s Employee of the Quarter.
Lansing lawmaker earns recognition for ‘pro-job’ stance
October 27, 2005
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce is hailing State Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, as a “2005 Pro-Jobs Legislator.”
Churches sponsor ‘Trunk or Treat’
October 27, 2005
Two area churches are sponsoring “Trunk or Treat,” where children and families may see automobile trunks decorated with fall themes and enjoy free candy.
Programs sought to curb youth crime
October 27, 2005
The judicial district that serves Leavenworth and Atchison counties is soliciting bids from agencies and individuals for programs to prevent juvenile delinquency.
Davoren-Schumacher
October 27, 2005
Kevin and Debbie Davoren, Tonganoxie, together with Richard and Mary Schumacher, Topeka, announce the engagement of their children, Hannah Aileen Davoren and Randall Louis Schumacher.
Friends raise money for paralyzed woman
October 27, 2005
Friends of Jennifer Rodriguez, a 1998 Lansing High School graduate, will stage an event Saturday, Nov. 19, to help raise money to pay for rehabilitative equipment.
Efforts commended
October 27, 2005
A letter to the editor.
History moments
October 27, 2005
Have you ever gone through pictures and wondered who the individuals were or where the picture was taken or when?
Gala set for Kansas City, Kan. opening
October 27, 2005
Legends 14 Theatres at Village West in Kansas City will open Nov. 10 with Lights! Camera! Legends!, a black-tie gala featuring Hollywood stars of yesteryear and benefiting programs offered by area hospitals.
From country to city
October 27, 2005
Lansing resident Darlene Wilk grew up on a dairy farm near Easton.
Service notes
October 27, 2005
Four men with Lansing ties have earned military honors.
Thunder rolls to championship
October 27, 2005
Leavenworth Thunder coach Rob Elkins didn’t know what to expect when he took his team to the 2005 TRYSA Coca-Cola Classic Soccer Tournament in Emporia on Oct. 15-16.
Fanimals’ a rare breed
October 27, 2005
The Lansing High mascot may be the Lion, but for LHS volleyball, the mascot of choice may be the “Fanimal.”
Scoreboard
October 27, 2005
Scores from Lansing High sporting events for the week leading up to Oct. 27, 2005.
On the record
Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Oct. 27, 2005
October 27, 2005
Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Oct. 27, 2005.
Red Ribbon week prompts drug awareness
October 27, 2005
Lansing Middle School students are “too smart to start,” and fourth- and fifth-graders at Lansing Intermediate School are learning how they can be anything they want to be this week.
Seaman stuns LHS at sub-state
Vikings rally past Lions late in game three
October 27, 2005
A No. 5 state ranking, a raucous crowd and a three-point lead at match point weren’t enough to push the Lansing High volleyball team into the state tournament.
Estimated price tag for park: $29 million
October 27, 2005
Total construction costs for Lansing’s future 128-acre community park are more than $29.6 million. At least that’s the estimate given in a draft of the master plan distributed to Mayor Kenneth Bernard, City Administrator Mike Smith, and Parks and Recreation director Jason Crum.
Mayes to represent Lansing at state cross country meet
October 27, 2005
Ashley Mayes didn’t always have a strong kick at the end of cross country races.
Gifted leader’ takes over fort
General trades post in Iraq for stint as Fort Leavenworth commander
October 27, 2005
The new commander or the Command and General Staff College at the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth brings with him experience especially relevant to today’s Army, a longtime colleague said.
County 4-H members find pet supply mission changed
October 27, 2005
It wasn’t the same mission they thought they were making when 14 members of the Leavenworth and Johnson County 4-H clubs drove 600-miles south. But their efforts still made a big difference.
Northeast Elite tryouts Nov. 6
October 27, 2005
The Northeast Elite Volleyball Club will hold tryouts on Sunday, Nov. 6 at Lansing Middle School, 509 West Ida. Girls ages 11-14 are eligible to participate. There is a $10 tryout fee.
Gridiron clash with Ward to determine district champion
October 27, 2005
Lansing High football coach Bill Pekarek hasn’t had to spend much time reminding his team what’s at stake when it squares off with Bishop Ward at 7 tonight at Frank Graham Field.
Letters from Ike
Lecturer gives insight into WWII correspondence
October 27, 2005
For some wives, no amount of letter-writing from their away-on-business husbands suffices.
Quintet to present French works
October 27, 2005
The Heart of America Woodwind Quintet will focus on French composers at a concert set for next month.
Jeanette I. Van Hercke
October 27, 2005
BLHS star gains scoring sidekick
Austin Knipp gets some help up front from super sophomore Stephen Millison
October 27, 2005
In his first two soccer seasons at Basehor-Linwood High School, Austin Knipp had to be Superman for the Bobcats’ offense.
Lady ‘Cats pull off the upset
Seventh-seeded Basehor-Linwood volleyball squad upends No. 2 seed Sumner at sub-state
October 27, 2005
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team gave its fans a glimpse of the future by pulling off the biggest upset of Saturday’s sub-state tournament at Tonganoxie. The Lady Bobcats, seeded 7th, took down the 2nd-seeded Sumner Academy Lady Sabres before losing to Tonganoxie in the second round.
Opinion: One heck of a season finale
October 27, 2005
Last Thursday, sandwiched between the last meaningful league game of the season and the first game of regionals, the Bonner Springs Braves and Basehor-Linwood Bobcats did battle on a wet and somewhat sloppy soccer field.
Sorority gears up for annual show
October 27, 2005
The 22nd annual Basehor Craft Show, an event sponsored by the teacher sorority, Alpha Delta Kappa, offers an atmosphere for more than just customers seeking folksy trinkets, the event chairperson said this week.
Students underscore plight of homeless
October 27, 2005
Eighteen Basehor-Linwood High School students, all of whom belong to the National Honor Society, braved cold and damp conditions last weekend in an attempt to raise awareness to the plight of homeless people.
Police stress Halloween safety to area students
October 27, 2005
Children roaming the streets in search of candy on Halloween are four times more likely to be struck by a car than on any other night of the year, according to the Safe Kids Kansas organization.
School officials optimistic about election
Basehor-Linwood patrons asked to approve $22.9 million in bonds to finance new school, building improvements
October 27, 2005
Encouraging … optimistic … hopeful.
Car show an ‘incredible’ event
Proceeds from 8th annual event to benefit BLHS Project Grad
October 27, 2005
Every penny” of the proceeds from the eighth annual Basehor Car Show goes toward paying for Basehor-Linwood High School’s Project Grad.
Officer files federal suit against city
55-year-old alleges age discrimination
October 27, 2005
A Basehor police officer, who was passed over for promotion a year ago, has filed a federal age-discrimination lawsuit against the city of Basehor.
Fallen firefighter remembered at memorial weekend
October 27, 2005
Though he’s left this world, the memory of the late Jared Moore — a Fairmount Township Fire Department firefighter who died last December — lives on.
A grand month
Village West movie theater, shopping center tenants brace for openings
October 27, 2005
With openings for a new movie theater and 15 other businesses scheduled, November is stacking up to be a big month for area shoppers, diners and the Village West tourism and entertainment district.
Defending champs end Bobcats’ season in 4 OTs
October 27, 2005
The Basehor-Linwood High School soccer team ended its season Tuesday, but not before the Bobcats proved that with Zach Lowe in goal they could play with anyone, even the defending state champs.