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Swans Return To Area Lake

How bad will using Main Street be during construction?

Response Percent
9. Awful. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy.
6. Bad enough that I’m staying away.
8. Bad. Really bad.
7. Like driving on a gravel road, with tons of traffic.
5. Not as bad as everyone’s saying.
10. Terrible. I’m leaving town for two years.
2. It’ll be like a pop quiz: Not bad at all.
1. No sweat
4. Not so bad that I’ll avoid it.
3. Like passing over a little pothole.
Total 80

All stories

Wallula Christian School to cut back
February 9, 2006
Wallula Christian School will close its kindergarten through fifth-grade classes, offering only preschool for the 2006-07 school year.
Who’s No. 1?
Lansing girls to tangle with Tonganoxie Friday night for top spot in KVL
February 9, 2006
All season long the Lansing High girls basketball team has had its sights set on winning a Kaw Valley League championship.
Lions hope to pin KVL foes one last time
Wrestlers aim to claim league title
February 9, 2006
When Lansing High’s wrestling team squared off against the other eight Kaw Valley League wrestling programs in dual competition this season, the result was the same: a LHS victory.
Voting machines expected in spring
February 9, 2006
New electronic voting machines in Leavenworth County should get their first official use in this summer’s August primary elections involving federal, state and county offices.
Administrator may be focus of county vote
12:00 a.m., February 9, 2006 Updated 11:14 a.m.
Voters may get another chance at deciding whether Leavenworth County employs a professional county administrator.
LHS musical returns after hiatus
February 9, 2006
Perhaps, if they clear it with the counselors, students may be able to get course credit in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” by seeing the musical Lansing High School singers and actors will put on in April.
Council member goes to work at new business
February 9, 2006
A Lansing City Council member has sold his family business but continues to provide the same services in the same location.
Quilts: a little history
February 9, 2006
Quilts are works of art.
Capitol Report
A weekly look at area legislators’ votes on key issues in the Kansas Legislature
February 9, 2006
The Kansas House last week approved, 94-27, House Bill 2553, which would prohibit the Kansas Department of Revenue from entering into or renewing any contract that authorizes the renewal of drivers’ licenses at the business location of any insurance provider authorized to sell motor vehicle liability insurance in Kansas.
Salute to veterans
February 9, 2006
A letter to the editor.
Bill proposes sales-tax holiday
February 9, 2006
Attention Kansas shoppers.
This week on LGTV
Channel 2
February 9, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2.
Whose bottom line are they watching?
February 9, 2006
The Editor’s Note
Mayor to plan town-hall forum on speeding
February 9, 2006
Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard will plan a town-hall meeting to discuss with residents the problem of speeding in the city’s residential areas.
Excuse us, but we’re the Lansing paper
February 9, 2006
The city of Lansing is contemplating designating an official city newspaper. As such, we’d like to offer our reasons why The Current should be an obvious choice.
Ulin to lead new foundation
February 9, 2006
Lansing resident Robert Ulin will become the first chief executive officer of the Command and General Staff College Foundation.
Jump around
K-5 students raise funds for American Heart Association
February 9, 2006
With child obesity rates on the rise in the U.S., Lansing Elementary and Intermediate School students are taking a stand by not standing still.
Tonganoxie boy wins county bee
February 9, 2006
Ambidextrous. Galleon. Impetuous. Such words eliminated Lansing students from competition Friday at the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee.
Lansing resident to speak at fort
February 9, 2006
Fort Leavenworth will stage its African-American/Black History Month celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Frontier Conference Center.
University plans open house
February 9, 2006
University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth will play host to an Open House for high school seniors and parents from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24.
Dance team earns honors
February 9, 2006
The Lansing High School Lionettes dance team will want to repeat its recent success at its next competition, a festival Feb. 18 in Baldwin City.
Hospital offers scholarships for future health professionals
February 9, 2006
The Saint John Hospital Guild is offering five scholarships to graduating high school seniors or students who have already graduated and are interested in pursuing a nursing or other health-related educational program.
Assistant coaches wanted for lacrosse club
February 9, 2006
Leavenworth County Lacrosse will begin its sixth season of play and is looking for assistant coaches.
Club moves meeting date
February 9, 2006
The date for the Lansing Community Club’s February meeting has been changed.
Fardelmann nets game-winner
February 9, 2006
Meghan Fardelmann, a Lansing native and hockey player at Boston College, netted the game-winner Tuesday night as BC edged Northeastern University in overtime, 4-3, in the annual Beanpot Tournament.
Liquor store opens in Main St. Center
12:00 a.m., February 9, 2006 Updated 11:15 a.m.
Jeremy Greenamyre said he and his brother, Daniel, didn’t necessarily think they’d ever own a liquor store.
LHS grads earns degrees from KU
February 9, 2006
Ken Gerety, a 2000 Lansing High School graduate, has graduated from the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Science with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Creative Writing. He is employed with Kelly Services at Quintiles.
LIS fifth-grader wins PTA award
February 9, 2006
Brianna Lozenski seems to have a handle on community service, based on the success of an essay she wrote.
House honors award winners
February 9, 2006
Two people recognized last month by the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce with annual achievement awards are being recognized by the Kansas House of Representatives.
Main St. phasing reworked
February 9, 2006
City officials say they’re still working with the Kansas Department of Transportation to try everything they can to reduce the amount of time it will take to complete a major road construction project due to begin this spring on Main Street.
Lansing will try to topple Tongie for third time
February 9, 2006
If anybody knows the Lansing High boys basketball team as well as the Lions themselves, it’s the Tonganoxie Chieftains.
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 9, 2006.
February 9, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 9, 2006.
Junior Varsity boys savor hot streak, tournament title
February 9, 2006
It took longer than they’d hoped, but the members of the Lansing High junior varsity boys basketball team finally are finding their stride.
High school students to perform
February 9, 2006
The gold ran out; the crooks ran in.
Development group poised to consider name change
February 9, 2006
Today, the board of directors for Leavenworth Area Development will vote on whether to rename the 25-year-old economic development organization.
Council OKs police policy against racial profiling
February 9, 2006
The Basehor City Council on Monday approved a new policy that reinforces the police department’s commitment to “unbiased, equitable treatment” of all people.
Officials answer lawsuit claims
February 9, 2006
The Leavenworth County Commission, county sheriff and a sheriff’s department deputy recently filed responses in U.S. District Court denying allegations lodged against them in a federal lawsuit.
Residential growth up in county last year
February 9, 2006
Last year, Leavenworth County — and most of the cities in it — issued more single-family building permits than the year before.
Council mulls sewer assessments
February 9, 2006
This month, the Basehor City Council will make a final decision on how much local property owners will pay for a $1.7 million sewer project.
New bond issue focus of meeting
Officials to discuss $26.7 million proposal
February 9, 2006
Basehor-Linwood officials and members of the District Advisory Council tonight could cement a plan for the future of schools.
Housing exec sees slight downturn
February 9, 2006
The good news: The eight-county, Kansas City metropolitan area is riding an unprecedented wave of single-family residential growth. The bad news: Next year, that wave is expected to crest, although only slightly.
Village West developers say security a top priority
February 9, 2006
A recent drama on television portrayed a terrorist “sleeper cell” practicing an attack drill on a crowded Los Angeles shopping center.
Birds run afoul of law
Basehor pet owner cited for ordinance violation
February 9, 2006
It may be a mystery whether the chicken or the egg came first, but it’s no secret which isn’t welcome in Basehor.
Commission hears support for hiring administrator
Oroke: Question could land on primary election ballot
February 9, 2006
Voters may get another chance at deciding whether Leavenworth County employs a professional county administrator.
Senior Night…one to remember
February 9, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team earned a 1-1 split against Perry-Lecompton and Piper in its last home meet of the season last Thursday. The old wrestling veterans also sent the crowd home with some powerful memories on Senior Night.
Road Warriors
Bobcats extend winning streak to 3 games —ll away from home
February 9, 2006
For the second straight game the Bobcats survived a buzzer-beater to claim victory last Friday at Perry-Lecompton. In the game’s last minute Tanner Swafford came up with a key block and Perry-Lecompton’s Cory McPherson watched his last-chance three-pointer narrowly miss, as Basehor-Linwood hung on for a 50-48 win.
Lady ‘Cats stretch winning streak to 3
Bishop Ward, Perry-Lecompton the latest BLHS victims
February 9, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School girls basketball team got its third win in a row and sixth in the last eight games on Tuesday, defeating Bishop Ward 49-34. It was a watershed victory for the team in many ways, as it put the Lady Bobcats above .500 for the first time this season at 8-7 overall and 5-4 in the Kaw Valley League.
Opinion: Turning the corner
February 9, 2006
Last Tuesday, Jan. 31, I was at Basehor-Linwood High School covering the girls basketball game versus Immaculata, when one of the announcers grabbed the microphone and gave everyone good news: the boys team had narrowly defeated the Raiders on the road.