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Do you plan to vote in Tuesday's primary?

Response Percent
Yes. Voting is the patriotic thing to do.
 
56%
No. I’m a Democrat and there aren’t enough races.
 
21%
No. I’m not affiliated.
 
21%
No. I’m a Republican and I don’t like the candidates.
 
0%
Total 23

All stories

Mental errors costly for Cubs
July 27, 2006
Cody Mohan wants to play another baseball game or two with the Lansing Cubs before beginning his college career at Maple Woods.
As LHS’s 1st baby boomers turn 60, changes seen in city
July 27, 2006
Members of the LHS Class of 1964, are the very first of the baby boomers’ graduating classes. 42 years later, as they are now among the first boomers to turn 60 years old, a lot has changed in the world - and in Lansing.
Council selection placed on hold
Lack of quorum delays decision
July 27, 2006
Last Thursday’s entire agenda will be pushed onto the council’s Aug. 3 agenda
Contractor awaits OK to begin Eisenhower project
July 27, 2006
he Kansas Department of Transportation opened bids this week on the joint city-state project and said the apparent low bidder was D.F. Freeman Contractors. The Shawnee company submitted a bid saying it would do the work for $1.425 million.
County Democrats to have barbecue
July 27, 2006
Leavenworth County Democrats will be having a barbecue at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Park in Tonganoxie.
Rabies worries magnify after virus kills kitten
July 27, 2006
Members of a Leavenworth family have undergone treatment for rabies after their adopted kitten died and tested positive for the disease, the Leavenworth County Health Department reported this week.
Rash of sign thefts reported in county
July 27, 2006
In two days last week, 19 road signs disappeared from remote areas of southern Leavenworth County.
They can dig it
HS grads Welch, Norwood savor All-Star experience
July 27, 2006
Casey Welch never doubted she could play college volleyball if she wanted to. She simply had other plans.
Oval Office visit ‘awesome’
July 27, 2006
David Johnson was “in a daze” in 2003 when he met George W. Bush in the Oval Office.
GOP candidates face challenge standing out
July 27, 2006
When the Republican gubernatorial candidates arrived at an evening forum in Johnson County, they were descended upon by the area’s movers and shakers who were eager to get information on who the candidates were and what they believed.
Norwood to play at Division I Lamar
July 27, 2006
As patient as Dayna Norwood was when weighing her college options, even she was a bit surprised with her final choice.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
July 27, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
Church plans volunteer fair
July 27, 2006
A volunteer fair is planned this weekend at Lansing First Southern Baptist Church.
Post to restrict cell phone use
Provost marshal says new rule for drivers will be enforced starting Aug. 1
July 27, 2006
Drivers negotiating streets and roads on Fort Leavenworth be warned: Hang up that cell phone or risk losing your driving privileges on the Army post.
A tribute to Ernie
July 27, 2006
In the early ‘40s, U.S. Highway 73 was a two-lane road through Lansing. The majority of schoolchildren lived on the east side of town and had to cross the highway to get to school.
Voting important, even in primaries
July 27, 2006
Those who decide their participation in Tuesday’s primary election isn’t warranted, for whatever reason, should reconsider.
Randall Franklin Asbury
1954-2006
July 27, 2006
A memorial service for Randall Franklin Asbury, 52, of Apache Junction, Ariz., will be at 10 a.m., Friday July 28, at Bunker’s Desert View Chapel, Mesa, Ariz.
Ken L. Sculley
1948-2006
July 27, 2006
Services for Ken L. Sculley, 57, of Leavenworth, were Friday, July 20, 2006, at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial with military honors was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Margaret L. Dickson
1914-2006
July 27, 2006
Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret L. Dickson, 91, of Kansas City, Mo., was Friday, July 21, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing.
Pitt State lauds Lansing student
July 27, 2006
Jonathan Garrett, Lansing, has been named to the All-A honor roll for the spring 2006 semester at Pittsburg State University.
On The Record
July 27, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to July 27, 2006.
Klinedinst-Green
July 27, 2006
Heather Klinedinst and John Green Jr. announce their engagement.
Medical camp set at hospital
July 27, 2006
Cushing Memorial Hospital will conduct its annual Medical Camp for Kids next week at the hospital.
Cubs roughed up, rocked at Zone Tournament
July 27, 2006
If you’d only seen the 21-5 result on the scoreboard, it would’ve been easy to suggest the Lansing Cubs didn’t show up ready to play their Class AAA Zone Baseball Tournament game Friday against the Blue Valley Huskies.
Reds feel heat at state
July 27, 2006
Despite having numerous chances to score more runs and, possibly, win a game at the American Legion Class A Baseball State Tournament on Thursday and Friday in El Dorado, Lansing Reds coach Troy Andrews doesn’t see the experience as a missed opportunity.
Director working to revive city choir
July 27, 2006
The newly revived Kaw Valley Community chorus had its first rehearsal Tuesday evening, and director Kimberly Demings said things are going as planned.
Attending space camp fuels goal to become astronaut
Basehor-Linwood student completes three training camps
July 27, 2006
A local teenager is a step closer to achieving his goal of becoming an astronaut.
Area man arrested after shotgun fired
Suspect didn’t realize deputy was in car
July 27, 2006
A rural Tonganoxie man ended up in jail Saturday night, after he allegedly fired a shotgun at a sheriff’s deputy.
Officials warn about rabies
Leavenworth family members undergo treatment after kitten diagnosed
July 27, 2006
Members of a Leavenworth family have undergone treatment for rabies after their adopted kitten died and tested positive for the disease, the Leavenworth County Health Department reported this week.
Fort Leavenworth bans use of phones by drivers on post
July 27, 2006
Drivers negotiating streets and roads on Fort Leavenworth be warned: Hang up that cell phone or risk losing your driving privileges on post.
New machines ready for use in election
July 27, 2006
Linda Scheer is living proof that candidates aren’t the only ones making last-minute preparations for Tuesday’s primary election.
Increasing aluminum prices blamed for sign thefts
July 27, 2006
In two days last week, 19 road signs disappeared from remote areas of southern Leavenworth County.
4 retail buildings planned on 24-40
July 27, 2006
A building that’s quickly going up on the south side of U.S. Highway 24-40 between 155th and 158th Streets soon will be home to several retail businesses.
It’s that time again …
Basehor-Linwood football team tackles the basics in preseason camp
July 27, 2006
It’s a testament to just how young and inexperienced his team is that Steve Hopkins spent part of Monday’s football practice teaching his players how to run. It might seem like a basic athletic skill, but Hopkins could be heard trying to refine his youngsters’ techniques as they ran through drills in the Monday evening session of this year’s preseason camp at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Opinion: Linemen need to play big
July 27, 2006
I only covered a couple of Basehor-Linwood High School football games last year, but I still thought I had a feel for how the offense would look this season.
Walkers find hope at cancer relay
Basehor-Linwood student among relay participants
July 27, 2006
There was an all-night party at the David Jaynes Field at Bonner Springs High School on Friday night.
Lady ‘Cats have had talent at every position
July 27, 2006
During my time covering the Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball program, I’ve seen just about everything.