Archive for Thursday, March 23, 2006

Also from March 23

Events
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Leavenworth St. Patrick's Day Parade
Polls

How often do you think someone will try to make a left turn off of Main Street onto Ida Street while those turns are prohibited?

Response Percent
About once an hour, except before and after school, when there’s no telling how many.
 
91%
None. Police will be there ready to write a citation at any time.
 
5%
Fewer than 10 times a day.
 
2%
Total 36

All stories

LHS choir ready to take on Big Apple
March 23, 2006
If they have little-town blues, surely those will melt away today once the Lansing High School choirs arrive in New York.
Main St. trial run nears
Utility work to cause lane closures starting next week
March 23, 2006
Lansing residents and commuters will get a sneak preview beginning next week of how their travel on Main Street will be affected in the coming months.
A little help from her friends
Kidney donation helps Lansing woman live ‘perfect’ life
March 23, 2006
With help from her college roommate’s husband, Lansing resident Jill Riester has good reason to celebrate National Kidney Awareness Month this year.
Soccer schedule is loaded, but that’s just fine with Elkins
March 23, 2006
The Lansing High girls soccer team lost just five players off of last year’s Northeast Kansas Soccer League championship team, so the Lions have their sights set on capturing another league title in 2006.
Girly-girls’ to test mettle in Kansas Air National Guard
March 23, 2006
The girls who arrived at the Lansing High School library last Thursday looked more like trendy cover girls than military enlistees.
Opposites attract
Flamboyant Slater, mellow Kern earn praise from KVL coaches
March 23, 2006
Lansing High seniors Jeff Slater and David Kern may be polar opposites when it comes to personalities, but that was a good thing for the Lansing High boys basketball team this year.
Radovich tapped All-State for second straight year
March 23, 2006
For the second year in a row, Lansing High senior Amanda Radovich has received All-State basketball honors.
On The Record
March 23, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to March 23, 2006.
Curtiss
March 23, 2006
Cloviss E. Winkelman Curtiss will celebrate her 95th birthday March 31.
Suspect in escape still in jail
March 23, 2006
A Leavenworth County District Court hearing originally scheduled last week involving the woman accused of helping a convicted killer escape from the Lansing Correctional Facility has been postponed.
This week on LGTV
March 23, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2.
KDOT schedules K-7 meeting
March 23, 2006
An open house-public meeting about the future of the Kansas Highway 7 corridor will be next week in Shawnee.
Area receives less snow than expected
Spring yet to make an appearance
March 23, 2006
A heavy, first-day-of-spring snowfall didn’t materialize for Lansing; instead, in the wake of a winter storm warning, the immediate area received only a light dusting of snow.
Library offers taxpayers guidance
March 23, 2006
As wage-earning Americans groan at the thought of filing state and federal income tax returns, the city of Lansing has taken steps to help ease the pain of the dreaded process.
Not ‘Rural’ anymore
March 23, 2006
We’re not “Rural” anymore.
Students sell candy for music fund
March 23, 2006
Students from Lansing Elementary and Intermediate schools are selling World’s Finest Chocolate to raise money for the Lansing Parent-Teacher Association’s music fund.
Students try their hands at band
March 23, 2006
A few students at a time waited in the Lansing Intermediate School auditorium, unsure of what was about to happen.
Council asks developer for timeline
March 23, 2006
A Main Street property owner who is behind with his development project will have 60 days to formulate a “reasonable” timeline that meets the approval of the city.
K of C honors poster winners
March 23, 2006
Winners in the Knights of Columbus Vocation Poster Contest from St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church have been announced.
Eastern Star to have installation
March 23, 2006
Graham Chapter 395 Eastern Star will have an open installation this weekend.
Slammers send 15 to state tournament
March 23, 2006
The Slammer Wrestling Club is prepared to take Topeka by storm.
Third-grade program celebrates America’s diversity
March 23, 2006
Lansing Elementary School third-graders paid homage to diversity last week at their music program.
Doing what he wants to do
March 23, 2006
If there is a problem at the Lansing Activity Center, chances are Melvin Derritt will fix it.
Robbins ready to fulfill dream
March 23, 2006
Ryan Robbins never let the dream go.
Aging council sets flea market
March 23, 2006
Leavenworth County Council on Aging will put on a community flea market open to the public next month.
Obituary: George H. Bush
March 23, 2006
Opinion: Kansas weather
Mother Nature’s reminder
March 23, 2006
New bank to break ground soon
March 23, 2006
First State Bank and Trust will begin work at its new bank site in Basehor within the next four weeks.
GRE talent show Tuesday
March 23, 2006
Students at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School are preparing for the Sixth Annual Talent Show to be held at 6:30 p.m. on March 28 at Basehor-Linwood High School. The theme for the evening is “The Greatest Show on Earth,” with Paul Wilburn, district strings instructor, serving as ringmaster.
Probe by DEA stirs questions
March 23, 2006
Agents from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency served a search warrant at a Basehor residence recently in hopes of finding a suspect wanted on drug charges.
Basehor Council declines to waive audit standards
March 23, 2006
After hearing from Basehor residents, Basehor City Council decided against waiving generally accepted accounting principles for audits of the city’s 2005 and 2006 spending.
Hackett on leave
Board turns tables, retains principals
March 23, 2006
In a dramatic turn of events, the Basehor-Linwood school board last week renewed the contracts of two embattled principals — and, in essence, cast no-confidence votes against the superintendent.
Staying put: Longtime resident has seen many changes
March 23, 2006
Anna Mary Landauer used to live on 155th Street.
Late header lifts Bobcats to overtime victory in season opener
March 23, 2006
Maybe Shae Sawalich’s hat had a little magic in it, a la Frosty the Snowman. Then again, the hat was light green and the Lady Bobcats’ game ended just hours before St. Patrick’s Day arrived, so maybe it was the luck of the Irish.
The season of the sequel?
March 23, 2006
You can’t see the big target on the backs of the Basehor-Linwood softball players, but it’s there. After going to state last year, everybody will be gunning for the Lady ‘Cats this season and they’ll have to be able to take every team’s best shot.
Water district signs extension
March 23, 2006
Consolidated Water District No. 1 of Leavenworth County recently approved a 20-year contract extension with the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities.
Opinion: Soccer deserves respect
March 23, 2006
Ok, so conditions weren’t exactly perfect for last Thursday’s girls soccer game at Basehor-Linwood High School.