Archive for Thursday, June 22, 2006

Also from June 22

Polls

About how much do you think Lansing's population has grown in the past year?

Response Percent
1%, or about 100 people.
 
25%
4%, or about 400 people.
 
20%
2%, or about 200 people.
 
18%
3%, or about 300 people.
 
18%
0.5%, or about 50 people.
 
16%
Total 43

All stories

Lions shine at All-Star showcase
Slater, Robbins provide highlights on tough day for Kansas All-Stars
June 22, 2006
The offensive highlights were tough to come by for the Kansas All-Stars on Thursday at the Metro All-Star Challenge football game, but Lansing’s Jeff Slater provided one of the few bright spots in a 21-7 loss at William Jewell College.
Can-do fireman receives award
June 22, 2006
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 firefighter Jeff Simpson never dreamed of fighting fires, much less being honored as “Firefighter of the Year.”
Population estimate for Lansing seems low to city administrator
June 22, 2006
The U.S. Census Bureau’s latest estimate shows Lansing’s population growth is slowing. But try telling that to City Administrator Mike Smith.
Three Lions to play in soccer All-Star game
June 22, 2006
Put two cans of Red Bull energy drink and a soccer ball into a blender and mix it on high. The final product, in some twisted way, may actually represent soccer the way Mike Bayless, Brad Mock and Ty Thackston play it.
Cubs take two from Bandits
June 22, 2006
Lonnie Hansen has been called a lot of things in his days as a baseball player.
Jury finds suspect in ‘04 rape guilty
June 22, 2006
The man accused of robbing a Lansing convenience store and raping a clerk there in December 2004 now faces prison time for the crimes.
Bomb scare in city
Local, federal authorities investigate device found in mailbox
June 22, 2006
Authorities continue their investigation into what they’re calling a bomb that was placed in a mailbox at a mobile home park in southern Lansing.
Naysayers abound, but experience shows water witching works
June 22, 2006
So, you think you want to be a school board member?
Board seeks nominees for vacancy
June 22, 2006
Lansing School Superintendent Randal Bagby says he expects there will be no shortage of applicants interested in filling the school board position being vacated by Karalin Alsdurf.
Council to review Eisenhower Crossings plan
June 22, 2006
The Lansing City Council will be asked to sign off on an agreement that would complete platting for a new retail-office center in northwest Lansing.
Chiefs’ announcer leads business cheers
June 22, 2006
The 140 guests attending Leavenworth County’s Business and Industry Celebration are the “stewards of a great opportunity,” said Mitch Holthus.
Banker named top volunteer
June 22, 2006
To Lynn McClure, Dan Gutshall is one to make it happen.
scoreboard
June 22, 2006
Lansing Cubs and Reds American Legion baseball results for the week leading up to June 22, 2006.
Leavenworth County unveils new voting machines
June 22, 2006
Instead of Bush or Gore, the “candidates” on this ballot were vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.
Reds 2nd at Belton Tourney
June 22, 2006
It took the Lansing Reds nearly a month to pick up their first victory of the season, but once they got one, they weren’t satisfied.
Football camp in July at LHS
June 22, 2006
Youth players from Lansing and the surrounding area now have the opportunity to receive instruction from the Lansing High School football staff. LHS football coach Bill Pekarek will conduct the Lansing Youth Football Camp on July 15 and July 22 from 9-11:30 a.m. Cost is $25 for both Saturdays.
Register now for youth football, cheerleading
June 22, 2006
Lansing Parks and Recreation will be conducting registration for Youth Cheerleading and Youth Football.
Bowling for ‘X’tras 9-pin tournament at Skyway Lanes
June 22, 2006
Skyway Lanes, 5037 S. 4th St., will play host to the Bowling for ‘X’tras for Area Foster Kids 9-pin tap tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $20 per person.
Leavenworth Salvation Army prepares for new leadership
June 22, 2006
Mark and Valerie Nance will be making a long trip next week with their family, from the brisk Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Leavenworth to experience their first blistering Kansas summer, as they take over leadership at the Leavenworth Salvation Army.
Praeger seeks second term as commissioner
June 22, 2006
Sandy Praeger says her job as Kansas insurance commissioner is a balancing act that seeks to protect consumers while at the same time fostering a healthy business environment for insurers.
Obituary: Otto L. Hoffmann
June 22, 2006
New post office slated to open
June 22, 2006
Cramped quarters will soon be a thing of the past for postal employees and customers in Basehor.
Unlocking underground secrets
KSU prof leads students on archaeological dig in Stranger Creek valley
June 22, 2006
Buried underground for thousands of years are the pieces to a puzzle of one society’s existence. These pieces are a part of history that has remained a mystery.
Census: Basehor’s population surge continues
City grows nearly 47 percent since last official count; officials predict more to come
June 22, 2006
Basehor continues to bulge at the seams. And city officials see no reason it will stop growing anytime soon.
Future BSHS football players get first crack at new field
June 22, 2006
They stepped onto the field three or four at a time; their eyes open wide, smiles on their faces.
Large and in charge
Basehor-Linwood athletes have new motivator in weight room
June 22, 2006
On the surface, Ross Schwisow’s career path seems a little strange.
Opinion: BLHS facilities falling behind
June 22, 2006
Lew Kasselman, the head football coach at Bonner Springs High School, has a unique marketing tool for this summer’s youth football camp. Kasselman is calling this year’s camp, “First on the Turf,” to attract kids with the prospect of being the first to play football on the new artificial turf at BSHS.
Pride’s 4th of July celebration promises fireworks, family fun
June 22, 2006
The city of Basehor will be “Celebrating America’s Youth” for the annual Fourth of July parade and celebration.
Developers: New district should help lure grocery
June 22, 2006
Basehor soon may be more attractive to retail businesses because of a Transportation Development District sales tax ordinance and development agreement for Wolf Creek Junction that city council members approved Monday.