Archive for Thursday, July 20, 2006

Also from July 20

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Riptides compete at league championships Cubs upend Legends in Zone Tournament opener
Polls

Is Leavenworth County ready for a professional county administrator?

Response Percent
Yes. The county’s grown and commissioners don’t have the expertise to do the job themselves.
 
72%
No. It’s just bloating the bureaucracy.
 
27%
Total 36

All stories

Council appointment will have to wait
Failure to muster quorum puts off decision until Aug. 3
July 20, 2006
Janette Labee-Holdeman and Ron Jacobson will have to wait until Aug. 3 to find out which of them will be selected to be the newest member of the Lansing City Council.
Keeping it green
Even in 100-degree heat, country club’s superintendent is master of the grass
July 20, 2006
It’s a demanding master, grass.
Ken L. Sculley
July 20, 2006
1948-2006
Mowery powers Cubs into semifinals
Pitcher strikes out 15 in Zone Tournament victory
July 20, 2006
This was why Matt Mowery signed up to play one more summer of American Legion baseball.
Two more businesses to leave Main Street
July 20, 2006
Head to Toe Salon and Ceal’s Designs and Signs are the latest businesses slated to vacate Main Street.
Campaign comes to Lansing
July 20, 2006
Robin Jennison is taking a cue from someone Republicans of all shades can appreciate.
Jaqua closes out summer in style
July 20, 2006
In about four weeks Lauren Jaqua will begin her distance running career on the Lansing High cross country team.
Rising Tides
Local swimming club places first in four events at league championships
July 20, 2006
As far as swimming goes, the Leavenworth Riptides just might be the little tugboat that could.
Sean Ryan Classic response strong
July 20, 2006
hen debating ideas about how to keep the memory of Sean Ryan alive, Blake Deere thought one option seemed the most appropriate: a flag football tournament.
County Planning Commission denies group home request
July 20, 2006
At their monthly meeting, County Planning Commission members voted, 8-0, to deny House of Hope’s request for a special-use permit that would pave the way for construction of cottages on 40 acres of farmland southeast of Lansing.
1st State Bank taps Lansing’s Wilk for post
Lawmaker to serve on board of Tonganoxie-based bank
July 20, 2006
State Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, has accepted a position on the First State Bank and Trust’s board of directors.
Democratic primary seen as key for education board
July 20, 2006
In 2002, Iris Van Meter ran below the political radar in the Republican Party primary to unseat an incumbent member of the Kansas State Board of Education in southeast Kansas.
Riptides league championship results
July 20, 2006
Riptides league championship results from Friday, July 14, 2006.
Lansing High football camp
July 20, 2006
Lansing High football coach Bill Pekarek and his staff will conduct the annual LHS football camp July 24-28 at LHS.
District announces enrollment schedule
July 20, 2006
Lansing school district has announced the schedule for student enrollment for classes this fall.
Traffic shift set on Main
July 20, 2006
Work on Main Street in the coming days will bring changes in traffic lanes, lane closings and could cause some delays, the city’s Main Street project liaison said.
CGSC Foundation taps six people to serve on board
July 20, 2006
Time-management guru Hyrum W. Smith, retired Army Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey, former U.S. Ambassadors Edward Marks and David Lambertson, and prominent Kansas City businessmen Robert P. Dunn and Robert S. Grant, will immediately assume duties as members of the new foundation’s board of trustees, the foundation said in a recent news release.
Not just for ‘old people’
July 20, 2006
School days, school days, good old golden rule days, readin’ and writin’ and ‘rithmetic taught to the tune of a hickory stick :”
Secretary of state seeks area votes
July 20, 2006
Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh this week tried to rally support from the Leavenworth County Republican Women’s Club in anticipation of a close race in the Aug. 1 primary election.
Promise puts off county change
July 20, 2006
Two of three Leavenworth County commissioners are convinced it’s time to hire an administrator - or, perhaps, a chief of staff - to help with day-to-day operations of government.
Sign up now for youth soccer
July 20, 2006
Lansing Parks and Recreation will be accepting registrations until Aug. 4 for the fall season of youth soccer.
Scoreboard
July 20, 2006
Lansing Cubs American Legion baseball results.
State starts today for Reds
Lansing to play El Dorado in tourney opener
July 20, 2006
Lansing Reds coach Troy Andrews expects his squad to be on the receiving end of a few confused looks when the Reds arrive at the American Legion Class A Baseball State Tournament in El Dorado.
Budget gets council’s tacit OK
July 20, 2006
If a lack of discussion is any indication, then Lansing City Council approves heartily of City Administrator Mike Smith’s budget proposal.
Teen arrested in bomb scare
July 20, 2006
A juvenile taken into custody last week for questioning about burglaries has admitted to placing a device in a mailbox that caused a bomb scare at a mobile home park in Lansing.
Church plans VBS
July 20, 2006
Vacation Bible School at Church of the Open Door will take on a Mideastern look next week.
GOP wings face off in insurance race
July 20, 2006
The political war in the Republican Party over which wing truly represents the GOP is being waged in the race for state insurance commissioner.
LHS grad named to MU dean’s list
July 20, 2006
Elizabeth Studnicka, Lansing, recently was named to the dean’s list at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Debaters, coach attend camp
July 20, 2006
Four Lansing High School students and their coach participated in Cameron University’s 32nd annual Speech and Debate Camp.
Eula Blunt
1918-2006
July 20, 2006
Services for Eula Blunt, 88, Lansing, were Thursday, July 13, 2006, at Sunflower Missionary Baptist Church, Leavenworth. Burial was at Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Family night changing
July 20, 2006
Lansing Community Library is changing its popular Family Night event.
Barbara Lee Linder
1929-2006
July 20, 2006
Burial for Barbara Lee Lindner, 76, Lansing, will be next week in Garden City.
Meatcutter hopes win boosts career
July 20, 2006
Garry Bichelmeyer’s dream is simple, yet complicated.
School’s new top dog stressing teamwork
July 20, 2006
Robert Albers may be in a new school district, but he is no stranger to the position of superintendent.
Work on tap for city streets
July 20, 2006
To continue upgrading roads in Basehor, six more streets will be repaired during the next few weeks.
Wilk joins board of First State Bank
July 20, 2006
State Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, has accepted a position on the First State Bank and Trust’s board of directors.
New lumberyard opens near city
Schmidt to benefit county coffers
July 20, 2006
Members from the Basehor, Tonganoxie and Leavenworth/Lansing Chambers of Commerce cut three ribbons Friday to welcome Schmidt Builders Supply Inc. into the community.
County rejects administrator proposal, 2-1
Candidates for commission differ in views on creating job
July 20, 2006
Two Leavenworth County commissioners are convinced it’s time to hire an administrator — or, perhaps, a chief of staff — to help with day-to-day operations of government.
Opinion: Buck doesn’t need the Hall
July 20, 2006
By now most baseball fans have probably heard that 94-year-old Buck O’Neil took two at-bats in Tuesday’s Northern League All-Star Game, making him the oldest pro ballplayer ever.