Archive for Thursday, July 13, 2006

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County commission rejects plan to hire administrator
July 13, 2006
Commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday morning against the plan, which Commissioner Clyde Graeber said would ensure county government would run more effeciently and effectively.
Budget plan calls for rise in city levy
July 13, 2006
The city’s mill levy would rise by 0.184 mills, the first increase in three years, if City Council members approve.
School board selects doctor to fill vacancy
July 13, 2006
The board Monday night voted unanimously to select Dr. Richard Whitlow to fill the unexpired term of Karalin Alsdurf, who resigned last month prior to moving out of the district.
Lansing FBLA team among nation’s best
July 13, 2006
Seniors Stephen Fischer and Sean Wooley, along with junior Matt Humphries, competing as a team in business ethics, took sixth place at the FBLA national conference, June 29-July 3, in Nashville, Tenn.
Prison volunteer gets 21 months
Toby Young sentenced in Lansing prison escape
July 13, 2006
Young, who founded a volunteer program for prisoners at Lansing Correctional Facility but then used that position to help a convicted murderer escape in February, was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison by Leavenworth County District Judge Frederick Stewart.
Courthouse gets new memorial
July 13, 2006
In memory of those who have made the supreme sacrifice, we honor and remember you.”
Main St. excitement in 1929
July 13, 2006
With all the construction and excitement happening on Main Street, I thought this would be a good time to take you back to Aug. 9, 1929, on the same street in Lansing.
They’re back … for one weekend only
July 13, 2006
When the Lansing Outlaws walked off the softball field at the American Fastpitch Association National Tournament last summer, the squad realized its seven-year run of raising hell and hoisting trophies was over.
8-and-under boys lead Riptides
July 13, 2006
The Leavenworth Riptides received a dominating performance from Max Campbell, Logan Lee, Ryan Jaqua, Charlie Peterson and Eli Wangerin in the 8-and-under boys division during their swim meet July 7 against Lake Forest.
District ready to seek bids on school bond projects
July 13, 2006
Architects working on plans for the new Lansing Elementary School and Lansing High School auditorium are sending out solicitations to potential contractors for the projects.
Grant loss has alliance scrambling
July 13, 2006
Kay Andersen keeps going over in her mind why the Alliance Against Family Violence lost a federal grant that provides about a third of the Leavenworth County agency’s annual budget.
Board members says agency a life-saver
July 13, 2006
Of the 40 attending an Alliance Against Family Violence press conference Friday at the courthouse, at least one of them knew firsthand the pangs of violence.
Downtown Leavenworth blaze spurs area firefighters to action
July 13, 2006
Area firefighters battled an afternoon blaze in one of downtown Leavenworth’s historic buildings Thursday, July 6.
Zone 1 Stunners
Reds run the table on way to Class A Zone 1 Tournament title
July 13, 2006
Forget for a moment that the Lansing Reds entered the Class A Zone 1 Baseball Tournament with 23 losses and just four wins.
Always with children in mind
July 13, 2006
For Carolyn Jaqua, few things are as important as her children.
Witness describes U.S. 73 encounter that preceded fatal head-on wreck
July 13, 2006
Amy Malsbury had just left Lansing on Sunday night, when she was startled by what she saw on U.S. Highway 73.
Council interviews candidates; city starts Main St. program
July 13, 2006
Members of Lansing City Council have until July 20 to weigh the qualifications and responses of two candidates before casting a vote to fill Robert Ulin’s seat.
Cubs upend Outlaws
July 13, 2006
For 19 straight games - including the last three against the Lansing Cubs - the Easton Outlaws played flawlessly in the Leavenworth Baseball League.
Scoreboard
July 13, 2006
Lansing Cubs and Reds American Legion baseball scores.
Service Note
July 13, 2006
Army Master Sgt. Brian A. Anderson completed mobilization training and activated for duty in preparation for a deployment overseas to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Technology aids reunion planners
July 13, 2006
The Lansing High School Class of 2001 is one example of how far technology - especially technology related to the Internet - has come in the 21st century.
On The Record
July 13, 2006
Lansing fire reports for the week leading up to July 13,2006.
County commission rejects administrator proposal
July 13, 2006
Leavenworth County Commissioners on Thursday rejected a proposal to create a county administrator position.
School board elects new president
Mueller completes 12-year tenure as leader of Basehor-Linwood board
July 13, 2006
A 12-year era on the Basehor-Linwood school board ended Monday night.
Dog handler sentenced for aiding prison escape
July 13, 2006
Despite attempting to remain upbeat before the ruling, tension and sadness were visible in Toby Young’s face as she looked at her family after her sentencing on Wednesday.
Opposition heats up to funeral home plan
Basehor residents question construction of funeral home, crematorium in single-family neighborhood
July 13, 2006
Local residents packed city hall Tuesday evening to question plans for a funeral home and crematorium in their neighborhood.
Fed cutoff mystifies Leavenworth agency
July 13, 2006
Kay Andersen keeps going over in her mind why the Alliance Against Family Violence lost a federal grant that provides about a third of the Leavenworth County agency’s annual budget.
Artwork to adorn Leavenworth County courthouse
July 13, 2006
Leavenworth County officials last Thursday gave the go-ahead to commission two historic murals to hang in the courthouse.
Program helps early-childhood teachers
July 13, 2006
In its 10th year providing childcare for Basehor and surrounding areas, Little Angels Learning Center Inc. is helping its third teacher expand her education.
Head-on collision kills 2 on highway
July 13, 2006
Amy Malsbury had just left Lansing on Sunday night, when she was startled by what she saw on U.S. Highway 73.
Couple’s grandchild delivered in back of van
July 13, 2006
When Kim and Pete Feyerabend bought their Chrysler Stow ‘n’ Go van last year, they knew it would be handy.
City officials closing in on 2007 budget
July 13, 2006
As the budget nears completion, the Basehor City Council and City Administrator Carl Slaugh have been working out a few kinks.
Opinion: The scoop on sportswriting
July 13, 2006
I had a Jerry Maguire moment the other night.