Archive for Thursday, June 29, 2006

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Daisy Girl Scout Troop 1607 earns petals

What's your favorite 4th of July activity?

Response Percent
Watching fireworks
All of the above
Setting off fireworks
Eating ice cream
Swimming/other recreation
None of the above
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Riptides claim 22 first-place finishes
June 29, 2006
Lauren Jaqua and Ravyn Teeters led the way with four top finishes apiece at Bonner Springs.
Reds go 0-6 in Lawrence, turn focus to 3&2 Tourney
June 29, 2006
There’s an old saying that losing is contagious, and that’s a very true fact,” Lansing Reds baseball coach Troy Andrews said.
Maturity helps Cubs stay hot
June 29, 2006
After looking like a team that hadn’t played together before during its first few games, the Lansing Cubs have adopted the look of a veteran club during recent outings.
Float trip
Hauver finds friendship, success in nontraditional sport at KSU
June 29, 2006
For a while, it appeared sports would be a thing of Megan Hauver’s past, save a few rounds on the college intramural circuit.
Fuel prices test agencies’ budgets
June 29, 2006
Local government officials like Mike Smith are working to keep municipal fuel consumption from squeezing every last cent out of the city budget.
Opinion: What went wrong at Cup?
June 29, 2006
By the time this goes to print I should be about done wiping the egg off of my face.
Fireworks set for Fourth
June 29, 2006
The city of Lansing’s fireworks display on Independence Day will last about 22 minutes, but it will be the culmination of months of planning by the show’s producer.
Lansing players help Thunder claim league crown
June 29, 2006
Lansing residents Paige Brandt, April Elkins and Jennifer Nye all played integral roles in the team’s championship run
Civils to wrestle at Labette County
June 29, 2006
Lansing High coach Ron Averill said his program had sent about a half-dozen wrestlers to Labette County Community College; the latest is Ryan Civils.
Fundraiser to benefit Meals on Wheels program
June 29, 2006
The flag quilt, made by Lansing resident Lula Dillon, was a labor of love about three months in the making.
Election view
June 29, 2006
Perhaps the Republicans should read Dave Ranney’s article in the Lawrence Journal-World entitled “Praeger endorsed Kerry’s health care plan,” (July 18, 2004), available at
Seven-year veteran on force earns Officer of Year honors
June 29, 2006
Michael Heuer, who has been with the Lansing force for seven years, first as a reserve officer and now as a fulltime officer, picked up the award at last week’s Lansing City Council meeting.
Higher election turnout begins with registration
June 29, 2006
If Leavenworth County Clerk Linda Scheer had her way, every primary election would generate a 50 percent to 60 percent voter turnout.
GOP hopefuls appear at forum
June 29, 2006
Where immigration and abortion are concerned there’s not a whole lot of disagreement among the Republican gubernatorial candidates attending a candidate forum this week in Leavenworth.
Speeding top topic at town hall forum
June 29, 2006
ohn Jacobson, director of community development, offered possible traffic calming solutions to the town hall attendees, who were asked to return after an April 15 meeting to give the city time to research possible solutions to traffic problems.
Leavenworth man receives life prison sentence
June 29, 2006
A third conviction on drug trafficking charges is sending a Leavenworth man to federal prison for life.
New Basehor post office building a real hit
Amount of space grows five times
June 29, 2006
Postmaster Jo Rundus of the Basehor post office is thrilled with the new building that opened to the public Monday.
State cleanup program offers helping hand
June 29, 2006
When Fred Blancett bought property at 15909 Dempsey Road, north of Basehor, he had no idea how much work it would be to clean it up.
Special ed co-op eager for move to new quarters
June 29, 2006
The Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative will have a new home for the coming school year.
Crews work to improve county road
June 29, 2006
Leavenworth County Road 7 north of Basehor may be a little bit of a mess right now, but the county’s public works director said improvements to the road will greatly benefit those who travel on it.
Basehor plans holiday blast
Event to include parade, fireworks
June 29, 2006
As Hannah Brown, a recent graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, spends her summer preparing for college, she is also preparing for her annual performance of the national anthem at Basehor’s Independence Day celebration.
Looking back
The beginning of a weekly series of articles examining the top talent at Basehor-Linwood during the past 5 years. First up: Baseball…
June 29, 2006
Monday marked my five-year anniversary with the Sentinel.
County clerk hopes for high turnout Aug. 1
June 29, 2006
If Leavenworth County Clerk Linda Scheer had her way, every primary election would generate a 50 percent to 60 percent voter turnout.
Grocery store discontinues WIC program
June 29, 2006
In the past, area residents who participated in the WIC program could redeem their vouchers at B&J Country Mart.
Woman charged with murder commits suicide
June 29, 2006
Lansing Police Chief Steve Wayman was proud of the work officers had done to bring about justice in last week’s death in Lansing of a 7-year-old Raytown, Mo., boy.