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Do you plan to attend or did you attend Lansing DAZE this year?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s the civic thing to do.
 
46%
No. I have other plans this weekend.
 
36%
Maybe. The fireworks sure are tempting :
 
16%
Total 30

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State’s finest
Kansas Soccer Coaches Association taps three Lions for All-State honors
June 8, 2006
Twenty-two schools had representatives on the Kansas Soccer Coaches Association’s Class 5-1A All-State soccer teams, and Lansing High tied for the third most honorees.
Wristen: Parents must keep priorities in check
June 8, 2006
A fun-filled Sunday afternoon of Little League baseball came to a screeching halt May 14 at Basehor’s Field of Dreams.
Veterans to lead Cubs in Leavenworth League
June 8, 2006
As Lonnie Hansen trotted back to the dugout after grounding out in his first at-bat Tuesday, the 2005 Lansing High graduate flashed a tired smile.
Former prison volunteer pleads guilty in escape
June 8, 2006
Toby Young, the woman who once volunteered to help prison inmates, will be spending time in prison herself.
Cheerleaders start summer learning new routines
June 8, 2006
While most students settle into fun summer routines, Lansing Middle School cheer squad members set aside some time to master a few routines of their own.
Voting machines getting test runs
June 8, 2006
Linda Scheer, Leavenworth County clerk, says reaction to the county’s new voting machines generally has been positive.
Lansing DAZE getting partial makeover
12:00 a.m., June 8, 2006 Updated 10:37 a.m.
Lansing DAZE 2006 will be more compact than in recent years, but organizers promise the annual summer festival still will be bursting with fun.
Audiologist looks beyond
June 8, 2006
As a young boy, Kevin Albee had a chance encounter with Spock in the grocery store.
City Council prepares to fill vacant seat
12:00 a.m., June 8, 2006 Updated 07:34 a.m.
Lansing City Council is accepting applications from Ward 3 residents interested in filling the council seat vacated last week by Robert Ulin.
Mutually-beneficial bond
Lansing boy, goose find relationship helps each other
12:00 a.m., June 8, 2006 Updated 07:33 a.m.
Seven-year-old Cameron Morris has found a friend in a Canada goose that frequents the area near his Lansing home.
KDOT secretary promises modern Main St. for city
June 8, 2006
Lansing residents, commuters and visitors to the city will enjoy an up-to-date, safe Main Street when construction is completed, Kansas Secretary of Transportation Deb Miller told a Lansing audience last week.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
June 8, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
Secretary urges seat belt usage
June 8, 2006
The Main Street System Enhancement project was tops on the mind of Kansas Secretary of Transportation Deb Miller during a visit last week to Lansing. But she also urged the audience at a ceremonial groundbreaking to do their part to make Kansas roads safer.
Every quilt tells a story
June 8, 2006
This week is an exciting time as we are celebrating our 18th annual Lansing DAZE with many events for every member of your family.
Lansing DAZE
June 8, 2006
The city’s annual summer festival, Lansing DAZE, is this weekend and is more than worthy of the public’s support.
Confronting cancer
Relay for Life challenges participants much like disease challenges patients
June 8, 2006
To honor those who beat cancer, those who continue to fight it and those who will someday begin the battle, Relay For Life entrants set aside 12 hours overnight June 2 to go the greatest distance.
Tales from the war zone
Fort Leavenworth collects oral histories to preserve memories, lessons from Iraq
June 8, 2006
Timothy Mace had spent 26 years in the U.S. Army, climbing his way through the enlisted ranks to the status of command sergeant major - a former drill sergeant, as tough as they come.
Legislative wrapup includes praise for city
June 8, 2006
Local lawmakers met for the spring’s final Legislative Breakfast on June 3, where they praised and criticized the just-completed 2006 legislative session. Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, even took some time to praise the work of local city officials.
LHS softball lands five on KVL squad
June 8, 2006
After capturing the first Kaw Valley League championship in program history, Lansing High softball coach Terry Cornett was certain a number of his players would receive postseason honors.
Tough schedule will challenge Reds
June 8, 2006
Lansing High baseball coach Troy Andrews knows high school baseball teams aren’t made between March and May. They’re made between June and February.
Team Always volleyball camps coming to LMS
June 8, 2006
Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater and her staff will play host to their annual Team Always volleyball camps in July at Lansing Middle School.
Lansing wrestling camp slated for July
June 8, 2006
Lansing High wrestling coach Ron Averill and his staff will conduct a two-day camp July 13-14. The Thursday session will go from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. The Friday session will go from 9-11 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $40.
KCKCC hoops to conduct fundamentals camp
June 8, 2006
The Kansas City Kansas Community College women’s basketball program will conduct a fundamentals camp for girls.
Scoreboard
June 8, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to June 8, 2006.
Twitchel to play two sports at USM
June 8, 2006
Nichole Twitchel’s eyes grew wide as University of St. Mary coaches Clint Frederiksen and Michael Basler set a stack of papers in front of her April 24 in the Lansing High School library.
Twitchel, Team Kansas to resume All-Star Softball Series today
June 8, 2006
Lansing High senior Nichole Twitchel is one of 14 players from Kansas participating in the MO-KAN All-Star Softball Series.
Parental misbehavior halts game in Basehor
June 8, 2006
Police were called to Basehor’s Field of Dreams baseball and softball complex on May 14 after a group of unruly parents grew hostile toward a Little League baseball umpire.
Hoop It Up comes to KC
June 8, 2006
Hoop It Up, the largest 3-on-3 basketball tour in the world, comes to Kansas City, Mo., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24-25. Games will be played at Parade Park, located at 1600 E. 17th Terr.
Kick-It Soccer Tour visits KC area
June 8, 2006
The Sports Illustrated For Kids Kick-It 3-on-3 Tour will stop in Liberty, Mo., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24-25. The tournament will take place at Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex, located at 2200 S. Old M-210 Highway.
Grant helps school purchase digital projector for classes
June 8, 2006
Even in the waning days of school, Debbie Ryan’s fifth-grade class was clamoring to see an educational video.
Foundation to continue grant program
June 8, 2006
More grant money will be available in Lansing school district, Lansing Educational Foundation Fund officials recently announced.
Commission race attracts attention
June 8, 2006
It appears at least two Republicans will vie for the Leavenworth County Commission seat held by Don Navinsky — forcing a primary election runoff. So far, only one Democrat has filed for the commission post, Ed Sass, who is the county’s director of solid waste and noxious weeds.
Voting machines now ready to try out
June 8, 2006
So far, so good.
Artist for the ages
Kansas Arts Commission to recognize artist Ernst Ulmer for years of work
June 8, 2006
A Bonner Springs artist will be one of four individuals recognized next week by the Kansas Arts Commission with a Governor’s Arts Award. Ernst Ulmer has worked for 53 years as a professional artist, and some of his most famous works depict historical scenes in Kansas.
Library starts settling in new building
June 8, 2006
A couple of yellow signs lead guests to the Basehor Community Library’s temporary home off Parallel, but director Carla Kaiser said some people are still having trouble finding the new digs.
City agrees to spend $24,000
June 8, 2006
Between power outages and bouts of pounding hail caused by the large thunderstorm that passed over Basehor Monday evening, the Basehor City Council agreed to spend about $24,000 on two studies in the area.
Inaugural Dairy Days attracts a crowd
June 8, 2006
While the theme of the day Saturday centered on Basehor’s dairy history, guests of Basehor Dairy Days enjoyed a lot more of what Basehor had to offer. Natalie Johnson, dance instructor at Judy’s Studio formed a huddle with her dancers Saturday afternoon for some words of encouragement before their performance in front of parents and other Dairy Days attendees.
Bonner Springs hands coaching reins to first-year assistants
June 8, 2006
Apparently, one year was all it took for Bonner Springs High School basketball assistant coaches Ryan Hull and Clay Oakes to impress their new school.
New volleyball coach wants to ‘unleash the potential’
June 8, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team has a new coach, but it’s not likely to throw the squad into chaos or confusion; these girls are used to coaching changes. When former University of Kansas player Tammy Zydlo was hired in April she became the third different volleyball coach at BLHS in the last three years.
Opinion: The Cup is coming
June 8, 2006
If you’re a soccer fan the next month is going to be awfully exciting. If you’re not a soccer fan, now’s the time to become one. The World Cup is here, starting June 9 and going all the way until July 9. All the games will be televised on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 and most will actually air at a reasonable time this year, generally between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. The most compelling reason to jump on board now is that the United States is fielding perhaps its best team ever.