Archive for Thursday, November 16, 2006

Also from November 16

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
2006 Veterans Day Parade
Polls

Do you watch for deer when you drive?

Response Percent
Yes. They’re thick as thieves this time of year.
 
80%
I can’t say I do, unless it’s just by chance.
 
17%
No. What happens is going to happen.
 
2%
Total 35

All stories

District changes health insurer
November 16, 2006
Lansing School board has voted to change the health insurance provider from Humana to United Health Care for calendar year 2007
LHS soccer collects league, regional honors
November 16, 2006
Six Lions earned All-Kaw Valley League honors and seven earned regional recognition.
After 38 years, retirement not in Logue’s plans
November 16, 2006
Errol Logue launched the LHS cross country program in the fall of 1968. He has spent the past 38 years working with runners who were more and less talented than he was during his days as a harrier.
Community Club helps mother of 8 celebrate 95th birthday
November 16, 2006
Lansing Community Club president Mary Ann Sherley said Rose Jauernig was the type of woman who wouldn’t let her age get in the way of contributing to the community.
Super Bulls
Red Bulls edge Blackhawks in all-Lansing Super Bowl
November 16, 2006
The Lansing Bulls used a fumble recovery and a big defensive stop to set up two touchdowns in a 14-0 victory Saturday night at Abeles Field.
Costume contest, canned goods drive scheduled for scrimmage
November 16, 2006
The Lansing High boys and girls basketball teams open their seasons Tuesday with the annual Red-White Scrimmage
Quantrill still teaching lessons
CGSC faculty look to Civil War guerrilla for context in insurgencies
November 16, 2006
Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence isn’t easily forgotten.
Lions hope to take next step in ‘07
November 16, 2006
The challenge for next year’s LHS football squad is to find a way to advance to the state quarterfinals or beyond.
Lions to sponsor cookie contest
November 16, 2006
Lansing Lions Club will again sponsor its Christmas Cookie Contest the weekend of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.
Leavenworth mom wins $5,000
November 16, 2006
A Leavenworth mother of four converted three $1 scratch tickets from a Leavenworth grocery store to a $5,000 payoff last week.
Contest hopes to unmask mental health stigma
November 16, 2006
Halloween has come and gone, and most people have put away their costumes and decorations. Yet many individuals are still wearing invisible masks they’d rather not be wearing.
Area resident graduates
November 16, 2006
Shawn Rodgers, Leavenworth, graduated from Drake University after the 2006 summer semester with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.
Flora M. Huffman
November 16, 2006
1906-2006
Property owners make cases to Board of Tax Appeals
12:00 a.m., November 16, 2006 Updated 09:54 a.m.
Andi Pawlowski said she was nervous and didn’t want Tuesday’s hearing in a fourth-floor conference room at the Leavenworth County Justice Center to be adversarial.
Construction crews to limit work on Main Street project
12:00 a.m., November 16, 2006 Updated 09:54 a.m.
Ken Miller, the city’s Main Street project liaison, said all four lanes of the street would be opened to traffic, weather permitting, on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Praises abound within district
November 16, 2006
Lansing School Board members, who met Monday, Nov. 13, heard about the good deeds and good works of students, teachers, staffers and patrons.
Parking relief on schedule for LHS
November 16, 2006
Dale Bohannon, the district’s director of maintenance and capital improvement, told Lansing School Board members he was hopeful a new 42-stall parking lot at Lansing High School would be completed by Dec. 1.
Army Pvt. William Mulvihill
November 16, 2006
Army Pvt. William Mulvihill has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Army Pfc. Crysta M. Ehrler
November 16, 2006
Army Pfc. Crysta M. Ehrler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Airman Darren J. Clark
November 16, 2006
Airman Darren J. Clark has reported for duty with the 16th Communications Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla.
Imaging center opens in KCK
November 16, 2006
The Kansas City Imaging Center, a partnership between Providence Medical Center and United Imaging Consultants, has opened in Kansas City, Kan.
Chamber offers gift certificates
November 16, 2006
The Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce again is offering its gift certificate program, just as the holiday shopping season gets under way.
Spartans score big at Denver tournament
November 16, 2006
Lansing High junior Nick Flynn led a strong showing by the Leavenworth County Wrestling Team at the Rocky Mountain Nationals Monster Match on Nov. 4-5.
Charges filed in runaway case
November 16, 2006
The Leavenworth County Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a 19-year-old Lansing man in a case involving a 14-year-old Holt, Mo., runaway.
Light agenda awaits City Council
November 16, 2006
Lansing City Council members face a light agenda with no action items scheduled under new business at this week’s meeting.
Conservation kits available to seniors
November 16, 2006
The Council on Aging is distributing Warm Home Conservation Kits to assist eligible seniors in better insulating their homes and saving on energy costs.
Tree-lighting set for Dec. 3
November 16, 2006
The fourth annual Children Light the Way parade will be conducted on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, in conjunction with the Lansing Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.
Pinkeye outbreak hits school
November 16, 2006
Lansing school district nurses are urging families to practice thorough hand washing to quell a rash of pinkeye cases among students in the Lansing schools.
Recent grad has right touch
November 16, 2006
Bethanie Hill knew exactly where she was headed after graduating from Lansing High School. She was so eager to begin her training as a massage therapist, in fact, she graduated a semester early.
Salvation Army fills great need
November 16, 2006
It’s that time of year again when we need to be thankful for our good fortune of having a job and a roof over our heads and food to eat.
LHS students score at Math Day
November 16, 2006
Three Lansing High School students scored big Nov. 14, during the Math Day competition at Washburn University in Topeka.
Coaching experience sparks urge to teach
November 16, 2006
Smiles are a key component in Lansing High School special education teacher Jamie Pollard’s daily lesson plan.
Fairy tale with a twist
LHS to present spoof on popular children’s fable
November 16, 2006
Perhaps a Renaissance-era setting is appropriate for Lansing High School’s annual musical.
LMS raises $1,878 for orphan program
November 16, 2006
Lansing Middle School students in IDEA, the gifted program at LMS, raised $1,878 in October during a benefit dance for South African orphans.
On the record
November 16, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Nov. 16, 2006.
Mayor’s Christmas Tree under way
November 16, 2006
The City of Lansing, in conjunction with Lansing PRIDE, again is sponsoring the Mayor’s Christmas Tree.
Athena award to be presented
November 16, 2006
Reservations are being accepted for the 2006 Chamber of Commerce and Women’s Division combined luncheon later this month.
Lansing student attends conference
November 16, 2006
Thomas Kohl, son of Anne deShazo of Leavenworth and Frank Kohl of Lansing, was one of 10 Morningside College students who attended the 2006 National
Lansing student competes for KSU
November 16, 2006
A Lansing student is participating on the Kansas State University forensics team.
Lansing representative among three vying to be House speaker
12:00 a.m., November 16, 2006 Updated 09:52 a.m.
Now that the general election is over, the campaign can begin - for speaker of the Kansas House.