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Lansing dominates Christ Prep, Piper

Do you support a smoking ban in public places in Lansing?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s a question of public health.
No. Government shouldn’t be telling business owners what to do in their own businesses.
No. It’s a legal activity and shouldn’t be regulated.
Yes, but only if all of the cities in Leavenworth County also enact the same ban.
Undecided. I need a lot more information.
Total 157

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Senior Night showcase
Lansing thrashes Christ Prep and Piper in dual action in final home matches of the season
January 12, 2006
The Lansing High wrestling team sent its eight seniors out in style Thursday evening as it hammered Christ Prep Academy and Piper in dual action at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Robert “Smitty” Smith
January 12, 2006
Hallmark to end production of greeting cards in Leavenworth
Decision to affect 125 workers
January 12, 2006
Workers in the greeting card production won’t lose their jobs, but their work will be relocated to Lawrence or Topeka, the company said.
Seniors to showcase skills at home one last time
January 12, 2006
Don’t expect Lansing High wrestling coach Ron Averill to shed many tears or be too distracted by the hoopla that often comes with senior night ceremonies.
Cheney makes historic visit to fort
January 12, 2006
Vice President Dick Cheney’s first visit to Fort Leavenworth was a memorable one for hundreds of people, but perhaps none more than Lt. Col. Kenneth Duxbury.
Lawmakers pore over school study
January 12, 2006
The start of a new legislative session coinciding with the release of a report stating that the state’s current school funding is inadequate has area legislators trying to get their bearings.
Moment of truth
LHS girls ready to prove they belong among best in KVL
January 12, 2006
The Lansing High girls basketball team will be playing just its fifth Kaw Valley League game at 6 p.m. Friday when it travels to Bonner Springs, but LHS already is in must-win mode.
Johnsmeyer family, friends ‘thrilled’ with dedication of gym
January 12, 2006
From the time he first drove into Lansing during the summer of 1948 until July 29, 2002, when he passed away, Earl Johnsmeyer was known as a giver.
Lions seek scoring punch
January 12, 2006
David Kern sees the light at the end of the tunnel, but it is taking longer for him and the Lansing High boys basketball team to get there than he thought it would.
Father, son team up in business
Wachovia Securities office opens in expanded Main Street Center
January 12, 2006
A new financial services company in Lansing has a decidedly family aura about it.
Public’s continued input vital to museum, supervisor says
January 12, 2006
Laura Phillippi has just begun her work as the site supervisor for the Lansing Historical Museum and is looking to the community for input on what they would like to see in their museum.
City to try its hand at sales on eBay
January 12, 2006
The city will try its hand at selling five used police cars the high-tech way: using eBay, the online auction house.
Around the world in 80 minutes
Sixth-grader crowned queen of LMS geography bee
January 12, 2006
Courtney Cochran should know a thing or two about geography - at only 11 years old, she’s already moved six times with her military family.
LMS announces Lion, Red, White honor rolls for second quarter
January 12, 2006
Lansing Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second quarter.
LHS students prepare for regional debate
January 12, 2006
Four Lansing High School students have one assignment this week: to eat, breathe and sleep debate.
Lansing drummer makes state band
January 12, 2006
Lansing High School junior Adam New snared himself a spot in the State Festival Band on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the auditions in Salina.
AAA challenges high schoolers
January 12, 2006
High school students across the United States soon will tackle questions about fjords, freeways, French-speaking islands and more, as the fourth annual AAA Travel High School Challenge returns to identify America’s most travel-savvy teen.
Remembering the mine mutiny
January 12, 2006
The news of the town in West Virginia’s coal mine disaster last week made me recall the stories I heard about the Lansing prison coal mine mutiny of March 17, 1901. Those stories were recorded in an article in The Master Detective Magazine in 1932, where I got most of my information.
Class to focus on decorating cakes
January 12, 2006
Beginning cake decorating will be offered through the Women’s Community Y of Leavenworth, 520 S. Broadway, starting this month.
District to honor land stewards
January 12, 2006
The Leavenworth County Conservation District will have its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan 28 at the Lansing Community Center.
City to observe King holiday
January 12, 2006
The city of Lansing will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday on Monday, Jan. 16.
Shoplifting at liquor store results in arrests, citations
January 12, 2006
A shoplifting incident at a Lansing liquor store is resulting in more than just a nagging hangover for three Leavenworth residents and their cohort from Lenexa.
On The Record
January 12, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Jan. 12, 2006.
Jogger misses joke; teen taken into custody
January 12, 2006
A Lansing teenager’s prank has landed him in trouble with juvenile authorities, and three of his friends also could be in hot water with the law.
Suspect sought in choking incident
January 12, 2006
Police continue to look for a man accused of choking and threatening his roommate this past weekend at their Lansing apartment.
Phesants Forever sets fundraiser
January 12, 2006
The Leavenworth County Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold its annual fund raiser at the River Front Community Center in Leavenworth on Saturday, January 28th.
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 12, 2006.
January 12, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 12, 2006.
Family searches for pup thought stolen
January 12, 2006
It was only three weeks ago that Kim Wilson’s daughters welcomed their new puppy into the family.
Board hears construction, curriculum updates
January 12, 2006
Lansing school board members had a lot to discuss at their monthly meeting, but there wasn’t a lot of action.
Alumni tourney finances LHS basketball scholarship
January 12, 2006
At the same time that the University of Kansas men’s basketball team was pummeling No. 19 Kentucky on Saturday morning in Allen Fieldhouse, about 50 former Lansing High basketball players were reliving their glory days on the hardwood at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Bobcats too kind at Bonner tourney
January 12, 2006
Being nice is considered a virtue most of the time. But, in high school wrestling, all nice usually gets you is a face full of mat.
Lady Bobcats fall to Bonner Springs
January 12, 2006
The Bonner Springs High School girls basketball players will have to be forgiven if they seemed to celebrate last Friday’s victory just a bit too exuberantly for a mid-season game.
One bad minute buries BLHS
January 12, 2006
For the first 15 minutes of the game last Friday, the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team could seriously entertain thoughts of upsetting their rivals from Bonner Springs.
Volleyball coach stepping down after 1st season
January 12, 2006
Kristen Anthony announced this week that she will leave her teaching job at the end of the school year and therefore will be stepping down as head coach of the Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team. Anthony will be getting married and will be moving to the Wichita area, where her fiance has a job teaching and coaching.
Probe into murder continues
January 12, 2006
No news is good news … except in a murder investigation.
Kansas City loses bid for new NASCAR hall
Officials say publicity surrounding selection a boost
January 12, 2006
It’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.
Two restaurants, clothing store to open soon in Village West
January 12, 2006
Two restaurants and a retail store are poised to open next month inside the Legends of Village West shopping district.
Basehor Chamber of Commerce selects officers for coming year
January 12, 2006
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce overhauled its leadership Wednesday, Jan. 11, by electing new officers for the upcoming year.
Stolen vehicle recovered near Linwood
January 12, 2006
Basehor police are searching for suspects who allegedly stole a vehicle earlier this week.
City, job candidate continue discussion on work agreement
January 12, 2006
A finalist for the vacant Basehor city administrator position has responded to the city council’s contract offer with some provisions of his own, mayor Chris Garcia said this week.
Parents as Teachers program may split from cooperative
January 12, 2006
Basehor-Linwood’s Parents as Teachers program could soon go it alone. Parents as Teachers is an international early childhood education and family support program. It serves families until their children enter kindergarten. The program is designed to enhance child development and school achievement through parent education.
Legislator questions willingness to finance schools
January 12, 2006
An audit report calling for $312 million to $399 million more for education funding received mixed reviews from legislators Monday in Topeka.
Library officials: Fire underscores need for building
January 12, 2006
Fahrenheit 451” — a book about the burning of books — nearly became reality Friday morning at Basehor Community Library.
Waterpark plans expand substantially
Family looks to more hotel rooms, year-round attraction
January 12, 2006
Jeff Henry, an owner of Schlitterbahn Waterparks, said his family’s Kansas City, Kan., project was designed to grab attention.
Taking a bite out of crime
Members of Basehor police squad learn fingerprinting techniques
January 12, 2006
Whooo are you? Who, who?
BLHS prepped for crazy week
January 12, 2006
If you see Basehor-Linwood High School Athletic Director Joe Keeler around this week, chances are he’ll be hurrying to get somewhere.