Archive for Thursday, July 6, 2006

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How far do you plan to travel this year for vacation?

Response Percent
501-1,000 miles
 
27%
More than 1,000 miles
 
24%
0-100 miles
 
18%
Vacation? What vacation?
 
16%
101-500 miles
 
13%
Total 37

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Firefighters battle Leavenworth blaze
July 6, 2006
Area firefighters battled an afternoon blaze in one of downtown Leavenworth’s historic buildings Thursday, July 6.
Reds game canceled
July 6, 2006
The Lansing Reds’ doubleheader that was scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. today at Piper has been canceled.
Parting shots
Lansing trio sparks Kansas to victory in All-Star game at Arrowhead Stadium
July 6, 2006
The Kansas vs. Missouri High School All-Star Soccer Game had a distinct Lansing flavor on Thursday at Arrowhead Stadium, and it wasn’t just because Lansing High grads contributed a goal and an assist in Kansas’ 5-3 victory.
Cubs hope to continue streak against Outlaws
July 6, 2006
When it came to taking a holiday break for the Fourth of July, the Lansing Cubs baseball players may have been the least excited folks in town.
Thackston to play soccer at Morningside
July 6, 2006
Another member of Lansing High’s high-octane offense will take his soccer skills to the next level.
Hands-on worker
July 6, 2006
Cori Lee and her husband, Mark, are unlike many homeowners in that they built their home with their own hands.
3&2 Tourney tests Reds
July 6, 2006
The Lansing Reds baseball team entered the Johnson County 3&2 Tournament Friday with hopes of a winning weekend and a series of strong showings. Some of their wishes came true. Others didn’t.
Riptides make a splash against Piper, Turner
July 6, 2006
Randy Harrison collected five first-place medals in the 14-and-under boys division and Lauren Jaqua added three golds in the 14-and-under girls division as the Leavenworth Riptides swim team turned in a strong showing at a triangular meet June 28 with Turner and Piper.
New service club begins work
Sertoma of Leavenworth County boasts 26 charter members, including Lansing mayor
12:00 a.m., July 6, 2006 Updated 07:27 a.m.
A regional director for Sertoma International quoted the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to explain to members of the newly formed Leavenworth County Sertoma Club the importance of their mission.
St. Luke’s acquires Cushing Memorial
July 6, 2006
The change comes nearly five years after Cushing and St. Luke’s Health System entered into an agreement where Cushing paid an annual management fee to St. Luke’s for consultation and management support services.
Retirement invites reflection for two of district’s most experienced
July 6, 2006
With a combined 74 years of experience teaching in the Lansing school district, George and Sue Kersten have a lot on which to reflect from their careers.
Hospital board adds new members
July 6, 2006
Three area individuals have recently been appointed to the board of directors of Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth.
Panel recognizes June’s top yards
July 6, 2006
Yard of the Month recipients for June have been announced by the Beautification Committee of the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
Concert series to kick off
July 6, 2006
Grand Marquis,” which features a blues and swinging jazz sound and was voted Best Jazz Band by Pitch Weekly’s readers in 2005, will appear from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Landing Park.
USM receives grant for program
July 6, 2006
The Goppert Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., recently donated $200,000 to the University of Saint Mary nursing department.
In memory of John Calhoun
July 6, 2006
On this day, Thursday, July 6, 2006, we lay to rest a good friend, John Calhoun, who died Friday, June 29.
Council applicants to be questioned in public session
July 6, 2006
A question-and-answer session scheduled for this evening is designed to give Lansing City Council members the knowledge they need to select a replacement for the seat recently vacated by Robert Ulin.
Volatile market binds families
12:00 a.m., July 6, 2006 Updated 07:27 a.m.
They may not celebrate the Fourth of July, but don’t call the Willcott family unpatriotic.
Center lands new tenant
July 6, 2006
The Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative will have a new home in the Lansing Business Center for the coming school year.
So far, so good for work on Main
July 6, 2006
Six weeks into a project that’s expected to take more than 18 months to complete, and the Main Street System Enhancement project is on schedule, a city official reports.
Scoreboard
July 6, 2006
Lansing Reds baseball results
Hard work, fun define LHS girls hoops camp
July 6, 2006
The Lansing High girls basketball summer camps took place June 5-8 at Earl Johnsmeyer Gymnasium, and LHS coach Keith Andrews said he was pleased with the effort his players put forth.
Lang, Milnark bound for nationals
July 6, 2006
Lansing high sophomore-to-be Brittney Lang and freshman-to-be Rachel Milnark will participate in the American Softball Association national tournament in August in Johnson City, Tenn.
2003 Bonner grad killed in motorcycle crash
July 6, 2006
Spencer Buck, 21, of Shawnee, died Wednesday night after the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a car traveling the wrong way on an I-435 exit ramp.
Fourth of July festivities culminate with crowning of citizen of the year
July 6, 2006
Fireworks, food and fun brought many families out to the annual Basehor Independence Day parade and celebration coordinated by Basehor PRIDE Tuesday evening.
Teacher hopes to revive defunct chorus
July 6, 2006
If Kimberly Demings has her way, the Kaw Valley Community chorus will rise from the dead next week.
Ceremony, memorial to honor local fallen deputy sheriffs
July 6, 2006
The memories of two Tonganoxie men will be honored Saturday in Leavenworth as a tribute to fallen law enforcement officers is unveiled.
Exaggerated Kansas’ on display at Basehor Community Library
July 6, 2006
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Dance school marks 34 years in Basehor
July 6, 2006
The doormat leading students, parents and visitors into the studio says it all: “Judy’s Studio — we’ll flip for you.”
Who will pay for road under study
Tonganoxie, state, federal participation all possible in upgrading County Road 1
July 6, 2006
Tonganoxie city officials are mulling over how much money they will commit to improving Leavenworth County Road 1.
Basehor residents seeking street lights at 2 K-7 intersections
July 6, 2006
Some Basehor residents are worried about safety at two intersections — at Kansas Highway 7 and Donahoo Road and at K-7 and Hollingsworth Road.
Residents evicted by fire
July 6, 2006
Saturday’s fire at Tonganoxie Nursing Center ran like a well-orchestrated disaster drill.
Softball team one of few success stories at BLHS
July 6, 2006
This week’s installment of the top talent in the past five years focuses on Basehor-Linwood softball.
Opinion: Danica more than a pretty face
July 6, 2006
OK, I’ll admit it; I got caught up in Danica mania last year.