Archive for Thursday, February 2, 2006

Also from February 2

Events
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
LHS wrestling caps 16-0 dual season
Polls

Should the city hire on contract a project liaison for the Main Street Enhancement Project?

Response Percent
Yes. Having a go-to person for the public is absolutely the right move.
 
56%
No. It’s not good use of taxpayer money.
 
43%
Total 39

All stories

Strouhal makes statement
Freshman wrestler steals show as LHS caps 16-0 dual season
February 2, 2006
Just about everything went according to plan for the Lansing High wrestling team Thursday night at its triple-dual against Mill Valley, Bonner Springs and Tonganoxie.
Town Hall meeting to address speeding problems
February 2, 2006
The forum, which is as-yet unscheduled, was the result of a discussion at the end of Thursday night’s City Council’s meeting.
Suspect in hotel robbery confesses
February 2, 2006
The suspect in the Jan. 27 early-morning robbery of the Lansing Holiday Inn Express has checked himself into a drug rehabilitation program and will be charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault, Police Chief Steve Wayman said.
Maxine M. Zwickel
February 2, 2006
1919-2006
LMS seeks volunteer tutors
February 2, 2006
Lansing Middle School hopes to start an after-school tutoring program next week, but it first needs volunteers to provide the tutoring.
Freshman boys rally for third at home tourney
February 2, 2006
Four games in six days was the task the Lansing High freshman boys basketball team faced Jan. 23-28, and the Lions came out of the gauntlet with a 2-2 record.
Chamber sponsors legislative update
February 2, 2006
Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a Legislative Update Breakfast for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Leavenworth Riverfront Community Center.
Main St. plan keys on helping businesses
February 2, 2006
City officials aren’t waiting for heavy equipment to move in and traffic to come to a crawl to develop its plan to help businesses on Lansing’s Main Street survive 18 months of construction.
Lansing PTA taps winners in local Reflections contest
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 02:11 p.m.
At least 25 Lansing students wondered if their musings could earn them a prize in the National PTA Reflections art contest.
Sewer rates go up in city
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 08:33 a.m.
Lansing residents and businesses hooked into the city’s sanitary sewers will see their rates increase beginning this month.
Lansing residents instrumental in startup of foundation
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 08:33 a.m.
Retired Lt. Gen. Robert Arter, Lansing, was elected chairman of the foundation’s trustees.
Council raises no objections to redrawn map of wards
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 08:32 a.m.
Boundaries for the city’s four wards are changing, but the redistricting won’t require any Lansing City Council members to forfeit their existing seats.
Teen breaks shoulder bone in wreck
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 08:32 a.m.
The Wakefields have had some bad luck with cars lately.
Robbery suspect pleads no contest
February 2, 2006
The suspect in the only armed robbery in Lansing in 2005 has pleaded no contest in the crime.
Conceal carry
February 2, 2006
A letter to the editor.
Scouts say thanks
February 2, 2006
A letter to the editor.
Jazzing it up
February 2, 2006
Kudos to the Lansing High School jazz band.
Who was Bill Studdard?
February 2, 2006
Bill Studdard had an exceptional memory.
Lansing boys run streak to three
February 2, 2006
This “new season” thing seems to be working just fine for the Lansing High boys basketball team.
Focus is key for Lions vs. Jags
February 2, 2006
For students at Lansing High, Winter Royalty week is one extended party with two days off of school and a Saturday night dance.
LHS talent show auditions Tuesday
February 2, 2006
The Lansing High School talent show is coming up.
Caton weighs in
LHS junior uses adversity as motivation on the mat
February 2, 2006
When skimming the list of Lansing High wrestlers who advanced to the finals Saturday at the Baldwin Invitational, the most unlikely of championship contenders may have been junior Casey Caton.
LCF seeks teams for basketball tournament
February 2, 2006
Lansing Correctional Facility will play host to a basketball tournament in February and is seeking teams to round out the tournament field.
Students celebrate Kansas Day in many ways
February 2, 2006
From deciding what they would eat if they were pioneers to creating Kansas icons, most Lansing Elementary School students found some way to celebrate Kansas’ 145th birthday, which was on Sunday, Jan. 29.
MAYB basketball tournament dates set
February 2, 2006
The dates for the 2006 Leavenworth-Lansing MAYB basketball tournaments have been announced.
Clerks association offers scholarships
February 2, 2006
The Kansas County Clerk’s and Election Officials Association is taking scholarship applications from students majoring in journalism,
Middle School hoops squads win big against Xavier
February 2, 2006
Lansing’s seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams both won big on Tuesday.
Winter Royalty weekend kicks off at LHS
February 2, 2006
It doesn’t feel like winter outside; nonetheless, it’s time for Winter Royalty at Lansing High School.
They’ve got spirit
LHS cheerleaders earn trophies at weekend competition
February 2, 2006
The Lansing High School cheerleaders took home two trophies from the Mill Valley Winter Showcase Festival.
Wastewater plant purchases top council’s meeting agenda
February 2, 2006
Lansing City Council members tonight will consider purchase of laboratory equipment and a trailer used to spread biosolids on land at the Wastewater Treatment Facility.
City to offer weather radios for sale to public
February 2, 2006
City Hall isn’t being turned into a below-cost emporium, but the city will begin selling weather radios to the public for the discounted price of $27.50 plus tax.
Retiree no longer an introvert
February 2, 2006
Clyde Huffman, a retired geologist, serves on several public and private boards, once sold insurance, is a member of a social club that meets weekly at Fort Leavenworth and a member of the Leavenworth Rotary.
Police to inspect child car seats
February 2, 2006
As a prelude to Child Passenger Safety Week, the Lansing Police Department is offering inspections and installation of car seats and booster seats for children.
Scoreboard
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 2, 2006.
February 2, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 2, 2006.
Contract extension in hand, superintendent looks to future
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 09:29 a.m.
Randal Bagby has been superintendent of Lansing public schools for 19 months, and Lansing School Board members are pleased enough with his work they want him around for at least a few more years.
LHS football coaches clinic set for Feb. 11
February 2, 2006
The Third Annual Lansing Football Coaches Clinic will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Lansing High School. Cost is $20.
Winter Royalty hopefuls
February 2, 2006
Lansing High School’s Winter Royalty candidates are …
5th-graders show inventive ways
12:00 a.m., February 2, 2006 Updated 09:29 a.m.
Lansing Intermediate School fifth-graders are preparing to follow in the footsteps of Thomas Edison and Benjamin Franklin; one may, perhaps, become the next Alexander Graham Bell or Levi Strauss.
Search continues in hotel robbery
February 2, 2006
A thief robbed the Holiday Inn Express early Friday.
On The Record
February 2, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Feb. 2, 2006.
Taxpayers upset at assessments for sewer line
Basehor City Council to discuss district in work session Monday
February 2, 2006
The total cost for a U.S. Highway 24-40 interceptor sewer project is approximately $1.7 million, and the brunt of that will be paid by nearby property owners.
Library officials work to gain voters’ support
February 2, 2006
Through spoken words, officials from the Basehor Community Library are championing the cause of written ones.
Basehor-Linwood students prepare for state assessments
February 2, 2006
Having notched excellence marks in 13 of 18 areas on the Kansas education assessments a year ago, Basehor-Linwood officials say the bar for this year’s tests has been raised.
Leg implant saves area 6-year-old from repeat surgeries
February 2, 2006
Six-year-old Katelynn Drydale’s body grows like other girls’ her age — mostly at night, a few centimeters each year.
School district eyes November bond issue vote
Package nearly $4 million more than plan that failed 3 months ago
February 2, 2006
Last November, proponents of new school construction in Basehor-Linwood were deflated by a narrow defeat of a $22.9 million bond issue.
No nail-biting in Lady Bobcats latest win
February 2, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team needed a game like this to avoid getting a nickname like “Cardiac ‘Cats” or “Close-Call ‘Cats.” After playing five straight games decided by three points or less, the Lady Bobcats beat Immaculata 45-36 at home Tuesday. They dismantled the Lady Raiders with a 16-4 third quarter that allowed their fans to watch the last few minutes without any nail-biting.
Second-half comeback propels Bobcats past Imac
February 2, 2006
After losing to Lansing last Friday, the last thing Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride said before entering the locker room was, “We’ll get us one Tuesday.” It was a bold statement for a coach whose team had won just two games all year, but the Bobcats backed him up.
Knipp adjusting to leadership role
February 2, 2006
After a mid-season slump, Austin Knipp’s three-point touch appears to be back, which is good news for the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team and its fans. With his shots from downtown beginning to fall again, Knipp could be primed for some big games as the season winds down.
Opinion: Mix-tape breakdown
February 2, 2006
Yo Vanilla, let’s kick it one time, boyeeeeeee.”
Seniors set for final home showing
February 2, 2006
Tonight’s wrestling dual at Basehor-Linwood High School will signal the end of an era for the Bobcats.
Imac brings back memory of halfcourt shot
February 2, 2006
When James Bishop saw the Immaculata Raiders on Tuesday it had to bring back some good memories. Earlier in the year Bishop had a strong game against the Raiders that included a once-in-a-lifetime shot. The Bobcats lost the game by three, but it probably wouldn’t have been that close without the spark Bishop provided.
Foul trouble hits Bobcats hard in loss to Lansing
February 2, 2006
The starting lineup for Lansing High School’s boys basketball team is loaded with football stars, so once Friday’s game between LHS and Basehor-Linwood started to look like a football game, the Bobcats were in trouble.
Police chief: Calls up 77 percent in 2005
More visibility could help, Horner says
February 2, 2006
Basehor police officers fielded nearly double the number of calls for service in 2005 as they did in 2004, according to a year-end report.