Archive for Thursday, November 9, 2006

Also from November 9

On the street
Photo galleries
Precinct voting totals at a glance Precinct voting totals by the numbers Kaifeng and Lansing Schools Partnership

What race surprised you most in this week's election?

Response Percent
Nancy Boyda defeating Jim Ryun for Congress
I wasn’t surprised by any of the races
Republican J.C. Tollefson winning in a Democratic district
Paul Morrison, running as a Democrat, defeating Phill Kline for attorney general
Total 34

All stories

Rumsfeld visits Kansas after resignation
Outgoing Pentagon chief compares Cold War, Iraq War
November 9, 2006
There’s some similarities between the Cold War and the struggles we face today,” outgoing U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld told the audience in Manhattan. “But this war presents unprecedented challenges for us wholly unlike those that we’ve ever faced.”
Rash of pinkeye hits Lansing schools
November 9, 2006
Lansing school district nurses are urging students to wash their hands frequently to combat a string of pinkeye cases in Lansing schools.
Lansing officer helps foil suspects’ getaway
November 9, 2006
Two Topeka men are in federal custoday after a bold armed robbery at a Leavenworth bank.
County vote closely mirrors state
November 9, 2006
Five days before the general election, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius was in Leavenworth on a campaign stop at High Noon Saloon, where she reminded voters of some Kansas history.
Fall photo contest entries due
November 9, 2006
It’s now or never for photographers looking to enter in The Current’s annual Fall Photo Contest.
Gala a ball for schools
November 9, 2006
Stepping through the dusty parking lot at Cherokee Valley Farms and into the barn that housed Lansing Educational Foundation Fund’s inaugural Blue Jean Ball, you might be fooled into forgetting you were in the country.
Weathering the workweek
November 9, 2006
If you think you work a lot, you haven’t met Jim Magee.
Veterans Day Parade is Saturday
November 9, 2006
In Support of America” is the theme of this year’s Veterans Day parade in downtown Leavenworth.
Zink a playmaker in final game
November 9, 2006
Brad Zink had just played the best football game of his career, but he didn’t want to celebrate.
Alliance continues to struggle with funding cuts
November 9, 2006
The setbacks just keep coming and Anna Andersen wonders if they’ll ever slow down.
Parade brings home Veterans Day
November 9, 2006
Congratulations to all the Lansing Educational Foundation Fund organizers and supporters of Saturday night’s Blue Jean Ball. It was a huge success and great fun. The money raised goes into our own school district classrooms for needed supplies and equipment.
Cable series seeks stories about homes
November 9, 2006
The weekly cable series “If Walls Could Talk” is coming to the Kansas City area and looking for homes with intriguing pasts and unusual stories.
Paying honor to veterans
Units at fort heed the call at funerals
November 9, 2006
It doesn’t have to be Veterans Day for a few Fort Leavenworth soldiers to pay formal, special recognition to veterans; it’s an almost-daily occurrence.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
November 9, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city ‘s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
Children’s Book Week to kick off
November 9, 2006
Lansing Community Library’s Family Night is being moved up a week this month from its normal date.
Martin birth
November 9, 2006
David Martin and Holly Miller announce the birth of their son, Luke Michael Martin, at 12:19 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2006, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
Winter lull nears on Main St.
November 9, 2006
Soon, Lansing residents will have their Main Street back for the winter.
Michael R. “Mickey” Webb
November 9, 2006
Memorial services for Michael R. “Mickey” Webb, 50, of Winfield, were Saturday, Nov. 4, at Church of the Nazarene in Winfield. Private inurnment will take place.
Museum opens exhibit on veterans
November 9, 2006
Lansing residents’ contributions to the military come alive in the newest exhibit at Lansing Historical Museum.
Eyerly wins Sean Ryan Scholarship
November 9, 2006
Sean Ryan was a regular guy who loved to play football and hang out with his friends.
Depth will be key for LHS cross country
November 9, 2006
The names most frequently read in Lansing High cross country stories this season were those of freshmen Lauren Jaqua, Abbey Lozenski and Brandon Craig.
Super Bowl Saturday at Abeles Field
November 9, 2006
The Lansing Red Devils and Lansing Blackhawks will square off in the fifth- and sixth-grade Super Bowl at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at Abeles Field in Leavenworth.
Northeast Elite volleyball tryouts set for Nov. 12
November 9, 2006
Northeast Elite Volleyball Club will conduct tryouts on Nov. 12 at Lansing Middle School for the upcoming season.
November 9, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Nov. 9, 2006, plus final Kaw Valley League standings for boys soccer, football and volleyball.
Communicating culture
Online tools to play role in partnership
November 9, 2006
Officials at Lansing High School and Kaifeng No. 5 Middle School in China have secured a way to exchange their cultures that doesn’t require a visa, an airline ticket or an itinerary.
Tellefson wins seat on county commission
November 9, 2006
In an election that was tough on the GOP, Republican J.C. Tellefson came out the victor Tuesday - in a Democratic Leavenworth County Commission district.
Student lends voice to exchange
November 9, 2006
Lansing High School senior Tang Lin has missed several classes this past week, but not to worry. It’s all in the name of education.
Lansing student earns scholarship
November 9, 2006
A Lansing student has landed a scholarship from the Pittsburg State University department of music.