Archive for Thursday, November 2, 2006

Also from November 2

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Farewell to a Leavenworth soldier LHS Trick-or-Treat for Kids Pumpkins on parade Lansing Intermediate School celebrates Halloween Lansing Elementary celebrates Halloween
Polls

How far can Lansing go in the 5A football playoffs

Response Percent
Sorry. One and done.
 
87%
This week, but out next week.
 
5%
To the state semifinals.
 
4%
All the way, baby!
 
2%
Total 185

All stories

Lansing schools welcome Chinese delegation
November 2, 2006
The Lansing school district welcomed two educators from Kaifeng, China, to the city this morning.
Lions hope to make history
Victory on Friday would put Lansing in state quarterfinals for first time
November 2, 2006
Six weeks ago the Lansing High football team was 0-3 and looked destined to have its streak of state playoff appearances snapped at two.
Chinese delegation, minus students, to visit LHS
November 2, 2006
Original plans for the tour called for a visit from two students, two administrators and one teacher from Kaifeng No. 5 Middle School. Plans changed after the students’ applications for visas were denied in late October.
Contest deadline nears
November 2, 2006
Entries must be received by 5 p.m. Nov. 10.
Wristen: Team play, not star power, lifts Lions
November 2, 2006
Despite lacking star power, the Lansing High football team is back in the playoffs for the third straight year thanks to a team-first attitude.
A lesson on Lansing
Historian answers questions in LMS class
November 2, 2006
For 50 minutes on Friday, Oct. 27, students in Jofee Tremain’s Kansas history class didn’t let up. They wanted to know every detail of Gene Young’s experiences as a Lansing teenager.
Tax bills going out in county
Final valuation causes drop in levies published this summer
November 2, 2006
Final valuations for each of the governing units levying property taxes on Lansing residents - the state of Kansas, the city, Unified School District 469, the county and Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 - all came in higher than earlier anticipated when budgets were being prepared this summer. The higher valuations translate into lower mill levies than forecast at the county, city, school district and fire district.
Young runners get taste of state
November 2, 2006
Lauren Jaqua, Abbey Lozenski and Lori Flippo huddled together a few dozen feet away from the Lansing High tent on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.
Lansing spots Mill Valley three early goals in season-ending loss
November 2, 2006
Despite dominating the final 40 minutes Thursday, the Lansing High boys soccer team was unable to overcome a three-goal deficit in its Class 5A regional championship game at Mill Valley.
Bush may stump for Ryun in Topeka
November 2, 2006
Republican leaders from the White House to the Statehouse have closed ranks behind U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun as Democratic challenger Nancy Boyda appeared ready to pull off a major upset.
Ex-coach sentenced
November 2, 2006
A former University of St. Mary football coach was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison for trafficking in child pornography.
County courthouse murals to be unveiled next month
November 2, 2006
The courthouse murals are going up.
Push for new federal prison gets help from elected officials
November 2, 2006
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback and U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun, both Kansas Republicans, visited the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth on Tuesday, Oct. 31, and then met with a group of community leaders about how to best lobby officials at the federal Bureau of Prisons for a new prison.
Spooky Center provides Halloween haven for youngsters
November 2, 2006
Even Lansing Activity Center has a Halloween costume.
Getting the message out
November 2, 2006
As a Fort Leavenworth public affairs officer, David Howey walks a fine line.
Protesters visit city to decry organ harvesting
November 2, 2006
Felice Boewe is banking on Americans’ compassion to bring about an end to human organ harvesting in mainland China.
Statewide, congressional races in limelight
November 2, 2006
Tuesday’s election is a major one across Kansas - with offices of governor and attorney general up for grabs.
Advance voting still available
November 2, 2006
The Leavenworth County Clerk’s Office will be open until 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, to accommodate voters who would like to cast ballots in advance of Election Day.
Council to consider museum study
November 2, 2006
Lansing City Council will be asked to approve a $16,350 educational assessment for the future Kansas Regional Prisons Museum.
Fence code to remain unchanged
November 2, 2006
Wary of possible consequences, Lansing City Council likely will not amend the city’s fence ordinance.
Raising pumpkins
November 2, 2006
The Spooky Center on Saturday was a great success, and all the children there had a great time. I could not help but notice the large pumpkins on the stage.
Rodney L. Senne
1955-2006
November 2, 2006
Memorial services for Rodney L. Senne, 50, of Lansing, will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at 608 Connie St., Lansing.
Janice Jones Wilk Reid
1940-2006
November 2, 2006
Services for Janice Jones Wilk Reid, 66, of Maryville, Tenn., were Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens, Leavenworth.
Community pays last respects to soldier
Corporal buried at Fort Leavenworth after death in Iraq
November 2, 2006
Hundreds of members of the Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth communities turned out last week to pay their final respects to Army Cpl. David M. Unger.
Students selected for trip
November 2, 2006
Lansing High School officials have announced the eight students and three teachers who will visit Kaifeng Middle School No. 5 in March.
Vicious dog charges bring guilty pleas
November 2, 2006
A former Lansing resident has pleaded guilty to seven charges related to a September incident where a 4-year-old boy was bitten by a pit bull terrier mix at Lansing Heights Townhomes.
Agency taking assistance requests
November 2, 2006
The Salvation Army, 600 Walnut in Leavenworth, will take applications for holiday assistance next week.
Scoreboard
November 2, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Nov. 2, 2006.
Northeast Elite volleyball tryouts set for Nov. 12
November 2, 2006
Northeast Elite Volleyball Club will conduct tryouts on Nov. 12 at Lansing Middle School for the upcoming season.
Teacher continues family tradition
November 2, 2006
Following in his father’s footsteps, Lansing High School teacher Rod Briggs has melded teaching and coaching into a career that’s spanned 18 years.
Marching Lions score at festivals
November 2, 2006
The Lansing High School marching band and color guard earned ratings of excellent and superior in October at two Kansas high school marching festivals.
Spirit on display
LHS squads prepare to tout skills at Mill Valley Cheer and Dance Fest
November 2, 2006
While most fall teams’ seasons wind to a close, the Lansing High School cheerleading and Lionettes dance squads are gearing up for a little league play of their own.
Pandemic flu topic of upcoming forum
November 2, 2006
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Leavenworth County Health Department will present an educational forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St., Leavenworth.
Arsenic’ continues
November 2, 2006
The River City Community Players are heading into the second weekend of the final performance in their 30th anniversary season, “Arsenic and Old Lace.”
LMS announces quarterly honor roll
November 2, 2006
Lansing Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the first quarter.