Archive for Thursday, February 23, 2006

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How soon do you plan to visit the Lansing Historical Museum?

Response Percent
Sorry, I’m not interested
 
38%
I’m sure I’ll get there sometime, I just don’t know when
 
28%
Before summer
 
12%
Before the end of the year
 
10%
This week, during grand reopening week
 
6%
Within a month
 
6%
Total 50

All stories

LHS boys, girls use strong second halves to beat Bonner
February 23, 2006
Lansing High’s boys and girls basketball teams will enter next week’s Class 5A substate tournaments on a hot streak. Both teams beat Bonner Springs Thursday night at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Lansing resident tapped as aide to Army secretary
February 23, 2006
The retired lieutentant general will be the secretary of the Army’s liaison between the Army and Kansas civilian communities.
Safe Harbor worker’s plea: Spay/neuter your pets
February 23, 2006
Jessica Kirby defers to a tried-and-true piece of animal-lovers’ lore when she’s asked what’s the best thing people can do to help make sure the Safe Harbor Prison Dogs program can continue.
Signs foreshadowed escape, worker says
February 23, 2006
A worker in the Safe Harbor Prison Dog program said she warned her boss, apparently to no avail, about getting too close to Lansing Correctional Facility inmate John Manard.
Second place at stake tonight against Bonner
Sweep of BSHS would give LHS girls plenty of momentum
February 23, 2006
It’s reasonable to believe the Bonner Springs girls basketball players have had a few sleepless nights reliving the memories of their Jan. 13 contest against the Lansing High girls.
Fort’s commanding general helps develop new strategy
February 23, 2006
After he led the 101st Airborne Division into Iraq’s Al-Anbar province in spring 2003, Lt. Gen. David Petraeus found himself facing a challenge that couldn’t be fixed with guns or artillery.
Radovich to throw at West Point
February 23, 2006
Ever since she was a little girl, Amanda Radovich knew that Army was better than Navy. Her dad told her so. Her mom did, too.
Study finds museum is feasible
February 23, 2006
A feasibility study says if several conditions are met, the proposed Kansas Regional Prisons Museum in Lansing “would indeed be viable, benefiting the city of Lansing and all of Leavenworth County substantially.”
Keeping eye on ball helps second-graders with reading
February 23, 2006
Keep your eye on the ball.” It’s a familiar phrase, but the context in which it was being used last week at Lansing Elementary School was entirely unfamiliar to most people.
New era begins for city museum
February 23, 2006
Lansing Historical Museum ushered in a new era Tuesday, its opening day under the auspices of the city.
Four in a row for Kessler, Flynn
February 23, 2006
Nobody needs to ask Dennis Kessler if he’s ready wrestle Friday and Saturday at the Class 5A state tournament.
Next stop: State
11 wrestlers hope to bring Lansing a state championship
February 23, 2006
The Lansing High wrestling team has spent the entire season ranked No. 1 in Kansas Class 5A. So far, none of those polls have mattered.
Prison moves to fire officer after escape
February 23, 2006
The first casualty in the aftermath of the Feb. 12 inmate escape from Lansing Correctional Facility may be a corrections officer.
Infamous bank robbers
February 23, 2006
The Depression years of the early 1930s created many famous bank robbers and ultimately led to their incarceration at the Kansas State Prison.
Globetrotting engineer
February 23, 2006
Jeff Shugart is an engineering technician for Fort Leavenworth who has lived in the area for over 22 years. He lived in Leavenworth until he and his wife were married 5 1/2 years ago, when they both moved to Lansing.
Freshman girls cast growing pains aside during first game in high school gym
February 23, 2006
For the Lansing High freshman girls basketball team, it has been tough to feel at home this season.
District’s pace lags others in building
February 23, 2006
Ten months after voters approved a $23.6 million school bond issue in Lansing, designs for the planned elementary school and high school auditorium have been approved just this week.
PTA offers bingo
February 23, 2006
Free bingo night
Board OKs design for school
February 23, 2006
Lansing School Board has cleared the way for the construction phase to begin on the school bond projects approved by voters 10 months ago.
LHS publications seek applicants
February 23, 2006
The Lansing High School newspaper and yearbook staffs are now accepting staff applications for 2006-07.
Forensics team earns first, third
February 23, 2006
The Lansing High School Forensics team members aren’t wasting a moment when they have the opportunity to perform.
Colonel talks to business group
February 23, 2006
Historic Fort Leavenworth has been a successful staple of eastern Kansas for over 175 years, and Col. John W. Towers told members of the Lansing business community last week that he had no plans for that to change.
Yoga classes to be offered
February 23, 2006
Beginning and intermediate Hatha Yoga classes will begin in March at the Women’s Community Y, 520 S. Broadway St., Leavenworth.
Legion offers program scholarships
February 23, 2006
Lansing Memorial American Legion Post 411 is working with Lansing High School counselors to emphasize American Legion programs available to high school juniors this summer.
On the record
February 23, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Feb. 23, 2006.
LHS boys eye 5-seed for substate tourney
February 23, 2006
For the last three weeks the Lansing High boys basketball team has had a good idea of what its ideal Class 5A substate bracket would look like.
Wrestling Spirit Bus planned for state
February 23, 2006
Any Lansing High students interested in riding a Spirit Bus to the state wrestling tournament Friday should sign up by the end of lunch Thursday.
Softball, tennis, soccer meetings today at LHS
February 23, 2006
With spring comes warmer weather, fresh flowers and a new round of sports.
National broadcast media hone in on escape story
February 23, 2006
The search for escaped murderer John M. Manard is getting a boost from broadcast media nationwide.
Jazz Ambassadors to visit fort
February 23, 2006
The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at 7 p.m. March 11 in Bell Hall in Eisenhower Auditorium at Fort Leavenworth.
Army teaching new trick: creative thinking
February 23, 2006
In a classroom full of war-hardened men wearing camouflage, crew cuts and dubious expressions, the lesson Tony Baker was trying to teach a week ago Tuesday, he admitted, seemed pretty “squishy.”
Author: Lincoln’s legacy continues to be relevant
February 23, 2006
If Abraham Lincoln were still alive, he might see some familiarity between the controversial issues of today and those he wrestled with as president nearly 150 years ago.
Friends of NRA set benefit banquet
February 23, 2006
Leavenworth County Friends of NRA eighth-annual banquet and fundraiser will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds Administration Building in Tonganoxie.
Opening week events continue
February 23, 2006
Lansing Historical Museum will continue its grand reopening with programs sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council.
Church to mark Fat Tuesday
February 23, 2006
Lansing United Methodist Church will be celebrating Fat Tuesday with a pancake dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Council to consider noise ordinance
February 23, 2006
A proposal to go before the Lansing City Council could have an effect on the peace and quiet of the city as it continues to grow.
Club shines at first district competition
February 23, 2006
Business math, computer applications and similar events never will be in the Olympic games, but just as in athletic competition, Lansing’s Future Business Leaders of America club members trained and honed their skills for the what they considered strong competition.
Track and field to meet Friday in room 228
February 23, 2006
Any Lansing High students interested in competing in track and field should meet at 3 p.m. Friday in room 228.
Scoreboard
February 23, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 23, 2006.
Former elementary teacher to appear in court Friday
February 23, 2006
A former Basehor Elementary School teacher, who has been charged in Leavenworth County District Court with inappropriately touching an 11-year-old child, is scheduled to appear in court Friday morning.
Levies for sewer project still under discussion
February 23, 2006
At the beginning of next month, the Basehor City Council will make a final determination on how much local property owners will pay for a $1.7 million sewer project.
Tournament honors memory of Bobcats’ biggest hoops fan
February 23, 2006
The sounds of bouncing basketballs and squeaking shoes filled nearly every gym in Basehor last Saturday and Sunday.
Trio of Bobcats to make the trek to state
This year’s event to take place in Salina
February 23, 2006
Three Bobcats earned trips to the state wrestling tournament last weekend, and one will go there as a regional champion. Basehor-Linwood High School senior Dustin Sullivan will go to state at Salina on a high after burning through his 140-pound weight class at Eudora’s regional tournament.
Opinion: Tough losses teach lessons
February 23, 2006
Immediately after the Lady Bobcats 45-42 loss at Bonner Springs all I could do was look down at my notebook in shock.
Commission contemplates forming sewer district
February 23, 2006
As development continues in southern Leavenworth County, county commissioners are looking at whether to form a rural sewer district.
Linwood girl has her sights set on the stars
February 23, 2006
Nancy Milleret’s sights are expanding.
Board member: voters can make a statement
February 23, 2006
Five days from now, voters in the Basehor Community Library district will have an opportunity to shape the next 10 to 15 years of the library’s operation.
Kindergarten roundup to begin in Basehor-Linwood
February 23, 2006
Kindergarten Roundup is the beginning of an educational journey — a big step for both children and their parents.
Council developing to-do list for new administrator
February 23, 2006
Basehor’s new city administrator, who is poised to begin work at the end of next month, shouldn’t be lacking in projects to tackle.
Legislators focused on economic development
February 23, 2006
Politicos say roughly 1,000 pieces of new legislation will be introduced this year in the Kansas Senate and the House. Only a quarter of those, or 250 bills, will be made into law.
Library patrons to decide bond issue Tuesday
New building would better serve district, librarians say
February 23, 2006
A swarm of jovial children and parents crowded into the Basehor Community Library Tuesday morning for Toddler Time, a weekly presentation that stresses the importance of reading.