Archive for Thursday, December 7, 2006

Also from December 7

Events
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Lansing Middle School basketball tournament 2006 Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
Polls

How much holiday decorating do you do at your house?

Response Percent
Enough that my house says, Merry Christmas
 
42%
Just the bare essentials
 
42%
None. Bah Humbug.
 
10%
I put Clark Griswold to shame
 
2%
Enough to raise my electric bill uncomfortably
 
2%
Total 40

All stories

Holiday kickoff marks 20th year
December 7, 2006
The holiday season in Lansing officially kicked off this past weekend in song, dance, light and the spreading of goodwill.
Business as usual
New varsity wrestlers blend right in as Lions dominate league dual tourney
December 7, 2006
The Lansing High wrestling team entered the Kaw Valley League Dual Tournament on Saturday with oodles of question marks as six new faces joined the varsity roster.
Counselor’s passions out of this world
Star Wars,’ ‘Stargate-SG1’ fuel interest for special education cooperative worker
December 7, 2006
This holiday season in a home not so far away, M&M’s candies dressed as “Star Wars” characters adorn a 4-foot-tall artificial Christmas tree no more than six inches across.
Manard waives hearing; attorney seeking plea
December 7, 2006
Convicted murderer John Manard waived a preliminary hearing and was arraigned this week in Leavenworth County District Court on charges related to his escape from the Lansing Correctional Facility.
Program runs out of gas
Intermediate School ends mandatory exercise at recess
December 7, 2006
Lansing school district officials have put the brakes on a walking program during lunch recess at Lansing Intermediate School - at least for now.
Wilk comes up short in quest for speaker’s post
December 7, 2006
By Lansing State Rep. Kenny Wilk’s figuring, he had 41 solid votes coming his way in the second round of balloting in his quest to become speaker of the Kansas House of Representatives against Rep. Melvin Neufeld.
Plea withdrawn in September dog attack
December 7, 2006
A Leavenworth woman has withdrawn guilty pleas to seven charges related to a dog attack on a 4-year-old Lansing boy.
7th-graders take second at Lansing Invitational
December 7, 2006
Terry Cornett isn’t a big fan of moral victories, but the Lansing Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball coach made an exception Saturday when his squad dropped a 31-20 decision to Clark Middle School in the title game of the Lansing Invitational.
Exercising the mind
LHS Scholar Bowl team flexes academic muscles at meet
December 7, 2006
There’s no question about it. Lansing High School junior Eric Hansen knows his rivers.
Fort to dedicate conference room
December 7, 2006
A conference room in the building that houses the headquarters of Team C Battle Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in honor of Maj. Christopher J. Splinter, a former member of Team C who was killed in Iraq.
Santa to visit Tractor Supply Co.
December 7, 2006
Santa Claus is making time in his busy schedule to visit with youngsters this weekend at a Lansing store.
Lansing native to unveil book
December 7, 2006
ansing native Michael Young will be signing copies of his newly published book, “Houses on Parade: Adventures in Architecture” at Lansing Community Library.
Median work to reduce lanes
December 7, 2006
Weather permitting, crews will resume brick paving on Main Street medians between Olive Street and 4-H Road in Lansing on Monday, Dec. 11.
Business group young at heart
December 7, 2006
Young Professionals of Leavenworth County has its share of younger members, but age doesn’t matter when it comes to membership in the newly formed group.
A recipe for relief
December 7, 2006
When Marie Hoffpauer was a child, her job was to cook and shop for the family.
Library promotes winter reading
December 7, 2006
Registration is now open for Lansing Community Library’s Winter Reading Program, “Lick the Cold, Read Something Bold.”
Unit becomes first to deploy from fort since WWII
About 100 members of MP battalion off to Iraq
12:00 a.m., December 7, 2006 Updated 06:25 p.m.
Maj. Barbi Aleandre is not unlike dozens of soldiers from Fort Leavenworth who have deployed to Iraq.
No meeting for council
December 7, 2006
Lansing City Council members will get the night off.
Bittersweet extension cost estimates increase
December 7, 2006
Extending Bittersweet Street could cost significantly more than original estimates predicted, according to preliminary engineering plans.
Carnegie to feature students’ talents
December 7, 2006
Musical and art students of the Carnegie Arts Center will showcase their talents during a recital and show this weekend.
KU honor society taps area students
December 7, 2006
The University of Kansas chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recently initiated 149 new student members, including three with Lansing ties.
Hospitals select M.D. for new post
December 7, 2006
Jeffery L. Martin, M.D., has been selected as the director of Primary Care Services for Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth.
Free State will be tough challenge for Lansing girls
December 7, 2006
When the Lansing High girls basketball team opens its season at 3 p.m. today at the Bonner Springs Metro Prep Tipoff Classic, it will face a familiar opponent in Lawrence Free State.
Snow days not ideal prior to playing Bishop Miege
December 7, 2006
Rod Briggs is no fan of snow days, and not just because students miss a valuable day of class.
Retirees to be feted
December 7, 2006
Fort Leavenworth will pay tribute to four retirees during a retirement ceremony at 9 a.m. today, Dec. 7, in the Frontier Conference Center.
Tournament grows up in a hurry
December 7, 2006
Several years ago, Bonner Springs High School athletic director Garold Baker had a vision for a winter basketball tournament so grand in stature and well respected among its competitors that it would attract some of the area’s toughest teams year in and year out.
8th-grade girls win final game
December 7, 2006
The last time the Lansing Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team played Perry-Lecompton, the Kaws handed the Lions a 33-point loss.
Opening of new lot expected to ease LHS parking crunch
December 7, 2006
A new 43-stall student parking lot that is part of the LHS auditorium addition should be open Monday, Dec. 11, said Carolyn Jaqua, administrative assistant to the director of maintenance for the district.
Hospital wins marketing award
December 7, 2006
Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., recently was recognized for its Providence Urgent Care Campaign at the Emerald Awards, presented by the Kansas Association of Health Care Communicators.
Pumpkin cookies take first in contest
December 7, 2006
Marie Hoffpauer’s pumpkin chocolate chip cookies were named best in the Lansing Lions Christmas Cookie Contest.
Busy time of year
December 7, 2006
Gosh, it’s been a busy week, but then December is always a busy time of year. Seems like the day before yesterday that we were celebrating last Christmas.
Choir reschedules winter show
December 7, 2006
Members of the Loyal Lansingers Children’s Choir are warming up their vocal chords for their annual winter show at 1:30 p.m., today, Dec. 7, in the Lansing Intermediate School gymnasium.
Weather delays NHS inductions
December 7, 2006
Lansing High School students will have to wait until January for induction into the National Honor Society.
Freshman selected for program
December 7, 2006
Lansing High School freshman Jessica Goertzen has been selected to participate in the Coterie Theater’s script-writing program, Reaching the Write Minds/Young Playwrights’ Roundtable.
Education Series continues at Cushing
December 7, 2006
Cushing Memorial Hospital will continue its 2006 Community Education Series with a presentation by Dr. Donald Peghee, OB/GYN.
On the record
December 7, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Dec. 7, 2006.
Obituary: Renee Ann Soetaert
December 7, 2006