Archive for Thursday, January 19, 2006

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LHS girls drop Tongie Tourney opener to Silver Lake LHS boys fall to Atchison at Tongie Tourney Hammered
Polls

Should Leavenworth Area Development change its name?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s a countywide organization, not an organization serving only the county’s largest city.
 
55%
No. What’s the big deal anyway?
 
44%
Total 27

All stories

Jekyll-and-Hyde performances rattle Lansing girls
January 19, 2006
About 20 minutes had passed since the Lansing High girls had finished accepting their 52-34 thumping from Silver Lake on Monday night at the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament, but tears continued to well in Rachel Darrow’s eyes.
Residents say plans leave them in dark
January 19, 2006
About eight weeks ago, residents of Zoch Trailer Park received a letter telling them the park and surrounding land had been sold. The new ownership group, Leavenworth-Lansing Community Physicians Inc., has since filed plans with the Lansing Planning Commission to build a multiple-phase retail-office complex on the 32 acres at the southeast corner of the intersection of DeSoto and Eisenhower.
LAD board votes to begin process to change name
January 19, 2006
In its 25-year history, Leavenworth Area Development has used the name originally given to it by a group of Leavenworth area bankers in 1981.
Class marks parent’s safe return
January 19, 2006
Staff Sgt. Charles Batorson visited his daughter’s Lansing Elementary School second-grade class and cut down a yellow ribbon from a tree at the school. The school put up the ribbons for students’ family members who are serving overseas in the military. Batorson recently returned from a second tour in Iraq.
Lansing wrestlers keep perfect season alive
Silver Lake next test for No. 1 LHS
January 19, 2006
The Kansas wrestling state tournament is five weeks away, but already it is becoming clear which teams might be destined for a championship showdown.
Famlies cope, wait while soldiers serve
January 19, 2006
Several former Lansing High School students are currently serving in Iraq.
Technology takes front seat in fort’s new classrooms
January 19, 2006
Tucked away in Eisenhower Hall at Fort Leavenworth is the U.S. Army’s prototype for the 96 classrooms being built in the new Lewis and Clark Center at the fort.
Lansing High boys finally gel, set sights on winning streak
January 19, 2006
Jeff Slater couldn’t help but muster a grin as he talked about the Lansing High boys basketball game Tuesday afternoon against Atchison.
Chamber taps loan officer as top citizen
January 19, 2006
A Leavenworth mortgage loan officer with a penchant for volunteerism and community service is the recipient of this year’s Citizen of the Year Award from the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce.
KCKCC softball clinic begins Jan. 23
January 19, 2006
The eighth annual Kansas City Kansas Community College Softball Pitching and Hitting Clinic will begin Monday, Jan. 23 and Thursday, Jan. 26.
Library, Ben Franklin mark anniversaries
January 19, 2006
Because Benjamin Franklin started the first lending library, it was fitting for him to visit Lansing Community Library on Tuesday to celebrate the library’s eighth anniversary and the 300th anniversary of Franklin’s birthday.
Taeh Elise Holland
January 19, 2006
Dr. Heath and Jeannette Holland announce the birth of their daughter, Taeh Elise Holland.
School board may lose member
January 19, 2006
It won’t happen yet, but Lansing School Board will probably lose a member before its next election in 2007.
Water District alerting patrons of pending work
January 19, 2006
Lan-Del Water District is preparing its customers for possible interruptions when utility relocation gets under way on the Main Street System Enhancement project.
Thanks
January 19, 2006
A letter to the edior
Proud to protest
January 19, 2006
A letter to the editor
Kidnapped journalist has relatives in Leavenworth
January 19, 2006
A Lansing schoolteacher and her relatives are seeking prayers for the safe return of her niece, a freelance reporter for The Christian Science Monitor kidnapped last week in Baghdad.
Sebelius: State to cover seniors’ drug costs
January 19, 2006
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius says the state will cover drug costs for Kansans having problems getting their medicines because of glitches in the new federal prescription drug program.
Name change needed at LAD
January 19, 2006
What’s in a name?
On The Record
January 19, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Jan. 19, 2006.
Smoking debate to resume March 30
January 19, 2006
The Lansing City Council’s debate about a ban on smoking in public places will simmer on the backburner for about two-and-a-half months.
Winter Royalty tickets on sale now
January 19, 2006
Like wow, for sure, girls go get your manicures - Winter Royalty is coming up, and the theme is the 1980s.
12 middle-school students chosen for honor choir
January 19, 2006
Twelve Lansing Middle School students will perform in the Northeast District Kansas Music Educators Honor Choir this weekend.
Wisler-Keane
January 19, 2006
Judith Augustine, Kansas City, Kan., James L. Wisler, Lawrence, and the late Shelah Wisler, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marie-Teresa “Tess” Wisler, Lawrence, to Robert Ryan Keane, Leavenworth, son of Robert E. and Maryann Keane, Lansing.
LES principal heads to Japan
January 19, 2006
Parents, students and teachers won’t be seeing Lansing Elementary School principal Tim Newton around for the next few weeks.
Quinn Steven Rodebaugh
January 19, 2006
Keith and Leigh Rodebaugh, Orangeville, Ill., are parents of a son, Quinn Steven Rodebaugh, born Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, in the Monroe Clinic, Monroe, Wis.
Faculty, students compete to earn bragging rights
January 19, 2006
Ten Lansing High School teachers faced off against Scholar Bowl team members Tuesday to give students some tough competition.
Council to discuss projects
January 19, 2006
Two projects on the city’s list of priorities from the 2005 countywide sales tax referendum will be up for discussion at this week’s meeting of the Lansing City Council.
Bush to deliver Landon Lecture
January 19, 2006
President George W. Bush will visit Kansas State University next week to deliver a Landon Lecture.
Library to add another story time
January 19, 2006
One story time is not enough.
Aging council sets driving class
January 19, 2006
Council on Aging will sponsor a driver safety class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26 and 27 at the council office, 109A Delaware St., Leavenworth.
Family puppy returns home
January 19, 2006
One week ago, Kim Wilson was consoling her daughters after their 12-week-old Jack Russell terrier turned up missing.
Safe Harbor focus of radio program
January 19, 2006
Lansing Correctional Facility’s Safe Harbor Prison Dog Program was the featured topic earlier this week on “The Walt Bodine Show” on public radio station KCUR.
Junior Varsity girls win second straight
January 19, 2006
Sometimes the challenge of coaching a junior varsity basketball team is that a team’s top players receive limited playing time. Their minutes must be saved for the varsity game.
Tough tournament on tap at THS
January 19, 2006
The third annual Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament has all the ingredients needed for a prime week of basketball in the girls’ bracket.
VA plan to move services protested
January 19, 2006
Lansing resident Mike Howell said a proposal to move inpatient psychiatric services for veterans from Leavenworth to Topeka made him do something he hadn’t done in 40 years.
Hallmark to move 125 jobs
January 19, 2006
Hallmark Cards is phasing out production of greeting cards in Leavenworth, sending 125 jobs to either Lawrence or Topeka by the end of August.
Scoreboard
January 19, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 19, 2006.
Police sergeant at home on streets
January 19, 2006
Police Sgt. Fred Grenier is back patrolling the streets. He’s back in Lansing. And he couldn’t be happier.
In praise of free enterprise
January 19, 2006
The definition of free enterprise is the ability to conduct business with little or no government involvement.
Lansing exchange group picks up Chinese lesssons
January 19, 2006
With only eight more Chinese lessons scheduled, the eight Lansing High School students and three teachers participating in an exchange program with a school in China have a lot to learn before they travel.
Kansans for Life to conduct vigil
January 19, 2006
The Leavenworth County chapter of Kansans for Life will sponsor a candlelight prayer vigil this week to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Wristen: Now is the time for Lions to shine
January 19, 2006
In the last week, the Lansing High boys and girls basketball teams both played their best games of the year.
Basehor’s Sullivan corrals Bobcat Classic medal
January 19, 2006
After last weekend’s Bobcat Classic, many of the region’s top wrestling stars went home with medals. One of them was Basehor-Linwood High School’s own Dustin Sullivan.
Bobcats win!!!
Basehor-Linwood boys follow first win with rough outing at home hoops tournament
January 19, 2006
Through the first six games of the season, the Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team seemed to play all manner of great teams. They played undefeated squads like Mill Valley, defending league champions like Bonner Springs and storied programs like Pembroke Hill. BLHS really didn’t get much of a break in the schedule until last Friday.
Opinion: Look who’s winning
January 19, 2006
There are probably a lot of University of Kansas fans who are pretty discouraged by the Jayhawks’ 10-6 start and the recent losses to Kansas State and Missouri. I think the ‘Hawks are just going through some growing pains and they’ll be fine by March.
Economic development group considers changing its name
January 19, 2006
In its 25-year history, Leavenworth Area Development has used the name originally given to it by a group of Leavenworth area bankers in 1981.
City poised to hire administrator
January 19, 2006
After more than a year — and two separate candidate searches — the Basehor City Council may finally have found a city administrator.
Library panel works on plans for upcoming vote on bonds
January 19, 2006
The collection at Basehor Community Library contains approximately 27,000 items. According to the Public Library Standards of Kansas, the local collection should be nearly twice that size.
First State buying bank in Overbrook
January 19, 2006
A group of investors associated with First State Bank and Trust in Tonganoxie is buying First Security Bank in Overbrook.
Additional businesses heading to Village West shopping center
January 19, 2006
The tenant list for a growing shopping district in western Wyandotte County keeps expanding.
Chili supper set at Linwood school
January 19, 2006
Calling all chili lovers and cooks.
Survivor’ searching for new castaways
January 19, 2006
Could lightning strike twice?
Local youths to show off wheelbarrowing on TV
Tonight Show’ appearance set for Friday
January 19, 2006
Two local youths will be on the “Tonight Show” Friday to show off a peculiar new sport. They will be performing tricks with wheelbarrows, or what they like to call “freestyle wheelbarrowing.”
On the police beat
January 19, 2006
Local student’s audio essay on freedom heading to state
January 19, 2006
Voicing her thoughts on democracy is nothing new to Basehor-Linwood High School sophomore Tia Oelschlaeger.
Police chief plans to test preparedness with emergency drill
Basehor City Council slated to review new emergency plan next month
January 19, 2006
Disaster is coming to a neighborhood near you.
Parents respond to bond-issue survey
Advisory council works to determine future of Basehor-Linwood schools
January 19, 2006
The rallying cry for schools — and for the public’s support of them — has begun again.
Area student tabbed to help with flight
January 19, 2006
Once again, Nancy Milleret will track millionaire pilot Steve Fossett as he attempts a record-breaking flight.
Mayor says city poised for growth
Garcia: Tax dollars aimed at quality-of-life projects
January 19, 2006
Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia sat behind his desk at City Hall thumbing through three sheets of paper that both recap his first eight months in office and paint his municipality as one brimming with growth.