Archive for Thursday, October 19, 2006

Also from October 19

On the street
Photo galleries
Educate the Pride

What's the most important race on the ballot this fall?

Response Percent
The Kansas attorney general’s race
The Kansas governor’s race
All of the above
2nd District congressional race
None of the above
Total 36

All stories

Coach goes the distance
Runners help King conquer Kansas City Marathon
October 19, 2006
Melanie King’s pace had slowed considerably by the time she completed mile 17 of the Kansas City Marathon.
Eaters pig out at rib competition
October 19, 2006
It was a vegetarian’s nightmare; for others, a dream come true.
Patrol hands out grants
Lansing Educational Foundation Fund rewards teachers
October 19, 2006
A little summertime homework has paid off for 17 Lansing school district teachers and their students.
City taps familiar face for new post
October 19, 2006
A familiar face is returning to Lansing as the city’s first finance director.
Boccie not foreign to him
October 19, 2006
How much does Mike Keohane love boccie? Answer: At least 23 tons.
Advance voting under way at courthouse
October 19, 2006
Advance voting for the Nov. 7 election is under way at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
Voter registration deadline is Monday
October 19, 2006
There’s still time to register to vote before the 5 p.m. Monday deadline. Here is a list of voter registration sites and the times they’re open, provided by Leavenworth County Clerk Linda Scheer’s office:
Defense delivers in final soccer tune-up
October 19, 2006
Lansing High boys soccer coach Randy Brown was thrilled his squad’s game at Perry-Lecompton wasn’t rained out Monday afternoon.
Passenger flees scene after head-on crash
October 19, 2006
The two drivers involved in a head-on collision earlier this week on Kansas Highway 5 are recovering from their injuries as authorities continue to wonder why a passenger in one of the vehicles fled the scene.
Council to meet
October 19, 2006
The Lansing City Council will have a public hearing on the city’s plans for construction of the Bittersweet Street extension.
Red Cross to offer class
October 19, 2006
The Leavenworth County chapter of the American Red Cross is offering a new class.
Autumn in the Grove enjoys fantastic first run
October 19, 2006
Autumn in the Grove” was fantastic.
Military retiree day scheduled at fort
October 19, 2006
Retirees from all military services and their families are eligible to attend the 43rd annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day and Health Awareness Fair at Fort Leavenworth.
Brownback stumps for Barnett at stop Friday in Leavenworth
October 19, 2006
Sam Brownback insists it will take more than money and name recognition to unseat incumbent Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
Stepping out
Marching Lions fine-tune performance for state competitions
October 19, 2006
Sporting a new color guard and a lively Latin theme, the Marching Lions are taking their show on the road this month.
Hometown job satisfies instructor
October 19, 2006
For the first time in 19 years, Kathy Cavaleri isn’t a commuter.
Teacher returns to familiar formula
October 19, 2006
Since she attended the first grade, Deb Curatola has told people she wanted to be a teacher.
Festival renews grove’s ties to city
October 19, 2006
Kelly Grove Park, one of Lansing’s newest recreation areas, had its coming out party this weekend during the inaugural “Autumn in the Grove” festival.
Lions eye state volleyball trip
October 19, 2006
After a rocky, roller coaster of a regular season, the Lansing High volleyball team appears to be gliding toward a smooth finish.
October 19, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 19, 2006.
Lansing faces must-win scenario against KC-Washington
October 19, 2006
The Lansing High football team finds itself in an unusual position entering its 7 p.m. Friday district game against Kansas City-Washington at Frank Graham Field.
Two years of perfection
October 19, 2006
There will be a Friday night a few years from now when Lansing Middle School football coaches Doug Faught and Lee Matzeder will sit back in the stands at Lansing High’s Frank Graham Field and chuckle to themselves.
State berths up for grabs at regional cross country meet
October 19, 2006
The Lansing High cross country team will compete at the Class 5A regional meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shawnee Mission Park in Lenexa.
Michael W. Holler
October 19, 2006
Services for Michael W. Holler, 37, Rantoul will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Ruth E. Eagles
October 19, 2006
Services for Ruth E. Eagles, 95, of Lansing, were Monday, Oct. 16, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Tasting fair Saturday
October 19, 2006
The annual Tasting Fair is this weekend at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.
Gering and Jacobson
October 19, 2006
William Gering of Lansing celebrated his 10th birthday on Oct. 7, and his sister, Carley Jacobson, celebrated her fourth birthday on Oct. 12.
October 19, 2006
ulianne Kochenour and David H. Gorman, Venice, Calif., were married Sept. 30, 2006, at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, Calif., where they had eloped. Soaring Starkey, a nondenominational minister, officiated.
October 19, 2006
Anthony and Hillary Garcia, Leavenworth, announce the birth of their twins, Henry Isaac and Isabella Irie.
Chamber sets candidate forum
October 19, 2006
The Government Affairs Council of the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct a public forum for candidates seeking public office at the federal, state and county levels.
Council on Aging sponsoring events
October 19, 2006
The Council on Aging is sponsoring several upcoming events at the council, 109A Delaware, Leavenworth.
Nominees sought for award
October 19, 2006
Nominations for the Athena Award for the Business Woman of the Year are now being accepted at the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce office.
What the candidates say
October 19, 2006
What do you think of the drawdown of the High Plains (sometimes called the Ogallala) aquifer? Is it a problem and how important? What have you done in the past to meet this challenge and what will you do in the future?
Self-defense seminar offered
October 19, 2006
The Women’s Division of the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ali Kemp Educational Foundation are teaming up to offer a hands-on self-defense seminar for women.
Water crisis demands state’s attention
October 19, 2006
Beneath the soil of landlocked Kansas lies a vast, life-sustaining source of water called the High Plains aquifer.
Freshman Jaqua is KVL runner-up
October 19, 2006
It was the half-mile of hell for Lauren Jaqua, but the pain was worth it.
Officials see need for new county annex
October 19, 2006
A population boom in southern Leavenworth County in recent years has triggered housing and business increases in Tonganoxie and Basehor.
24-40 corridor study focuses on economic development
October 19, 2006
Charlie Krout has worked in Tonganoxie the last few years. As owner of the Tonganoxie Sonic Drive-In restaurant, he’s become part of the community.
City of Basehor settles lawsuit with police officer
October 19, 2006
An out-of-court settlement of a Basehor police officer’s lawsuit against the city has been reached.
BLMS students’ poetry published
October 19, 2006
Two middle school students’ poems were recently selected to be published in the 2006 edition of the “Young American Poetry Digest.” Cari Keck and JoAnna Verbenec’s poems about the seasons and reflections were among approximately 750 poems included in the digest.
Early voting kicks off this week; registration books close on Monday
October 19, 2006
Advance voting for the Nov. 7 election got under way Wednesday at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
Bobcats snag second victory
October 19, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School football team’s offense had struggled through the first six games of the season, scoring only four touchdowns.
Administrator settling in after six months on job
October 19, 2006
Six months into his job as Basehor city administrator, Carl Slaugh said it has provided him with familiar responsibilities and new opportunities.
Council debates city’s need for sewage treatment
October 19, 2006
Continued growth in Basehor is putting more pressure on the city’s sewage treatment plant.
McLouth to vote on liquor store issue
October 19, 2006
McLouth voters will be asked Nov. 7 to decide the fate of the city’s lone liquor store.
Letter: Never give in
October 19, 2006
Knipp, crowd spur BLHS to win No. 11
Basehor-Linwood senior needs just one goal to tie state’s career record
October 19, 2006
Though it wasn’t his intention, the referee in Tuesday’s soccer game at Basehor-Linwood High School managed to fire up Austin Knipp and get a quiet BLHS crowd into it. Those two things ensured that the Bobcats would win their game against Maur Hill.
Lady Bobcats win first league title
October 19, 2006
Since the first meet of the season Basehor-Linwood High School cross country coach Jeff Venema knew he had one of the deepest girls’ teams in the area. That depth paid off big time last Thursday, as the Lady Bobcats took the league title, thanks to the performance of their sixth runner, junior Katelynn Witt.
Opinion: Winds of change blowing at BLHS
October 19, 2006
At the Basehor-Linwood High School football game Friday I was asked if the girls cross country team would be on the front page of today’s sports section. The Lady Bobcats had just won the Kaw Valley League championship the night before, the first league championship in BLHS cross country history.
Officer warns drivers to watch for deer
October 19, 2006
The weather is getting cooler, which means deer are on the move.
Lady ‘Cats one of the top teams at Holton
Basehor-Linwood volleyball team hoping for deep run at sub-state
October 19, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team will enter this Saturday’s sub-state tournament in Holton on a roll, coming off a 3-0 quad at Wyandotte. The Lady Bobcats finished the regular season 16-17, doubling their victory total from last year.
Bobcats look to ground Ward’s Wing
October 19, 2006
Chris Wing has a very appropriate name, considering all the damage he’s done through the air for the Bishop Ward (3-4) football team this year.
Fenton leads Lady ‘Cats to 8th at state
October 19, 2006
Basehor-Linwood High School junior Lindsey Fenton proved on Monday that, when it comes to the state golf tournament, experience is a valuable asset.