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How do you plan to mark the anniversary of the 9-11 attacks

Response Percent
Quietly. I’ll say a prayer for those who died and those fighting terrorism.
 
81%
I don’t plan to observe the anniversary at all.
 
18%
I plan to attend a public function commemorating the day.
 
0%
Total 27

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LHS volleyball goes 2-1 at home quad
September 7, 2006
The Lansing High volleyball team posted a 2-1 record at its season-opening dual Wednesday night at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Lansing High students ace College Board’s calculus test
September 7, 2006
District officials said two students earned the highest possible score of 5 when they took the College Board’s AP Calculus AB exam in May. A third student scored a 4.
Area walkers seek breast cancer cure
September 7, 2006
Linda McGowan of Leavenworth will be joined by an estimated 1,500 women, including several others from Leavenworth County, for the three-day Kansas City walk. Other participants from the area include Judy Lansing, of Leavenworth, and Pat Hickson, of Lansing.
County lowers mill levy
September 7, 2006
County commissioners this week approved the 2007 county budget, which places the estimated levy at 28.232 mills - more than 7.7 mills lower than this year’s budget.
Boosting the American dream
September 7, 2006
Whether working at the bank or serving the Lansing Booster Club, Teana Hundley runs a tight ship.
We just can’t wait’
Drama Club looks forward to new auditorium
September 7, 2006
Dramatic change is afoot at Lansing High School.
Color guard to make debut with LHS marching band
September 7, 2006
When Lansing High School’s marching band takes the field this fall, fans in the stands are sure to notice something different from past years: the return of the color guard.
Renaissance Festival opens with crowded 1st weekend
September 7, 2006
Huzzah! The 30th annual Kansas City Renaissance Festival kicked off last weekend, attracting both locals and wayfarers from afar.
Wristen: Impact athletes to watch in ‘06-‘07
September 7, 2006
If ESPN’s SportsCenter covered Kansas high school sports, Lansing High surely would’ve had its usual cast of regulars on the program last year.
City may require deposit for sewer service
September 7, 2006
Future residents who rent homes in Lansing will be required to post several months’ deposit for utility services, possibly as much as $150, if Lansing City Council passes an ordinance addressing new state legislation.
Lansing Business Center asks city for rezoning
Change would allow Special Ed Cooperative move
September 7, 2006
An area developed to lure industrial businesses to Lansing could be rezoned under a plan to come before the Lansing City Council this week.
Clifford lends hand at book fair
September 7, 2006
A book is a key to a child’s imagination - it allows them to leave Kansas and travel to other worlds “where the wild things are” and a big red dog can be a best friend.
Auxiliary leader to visit fort
September 7, 2006
Linda Meader, national president of the Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars, will visit Fort Leavenworth on Sept. 11.
Running mate to speak to club
September 7, 2006
State Sen. Susan Wagle, who is the nominee for lieutenant governor on the Republican ticket, will speak later this month to the Leavenworth County Republican Women.
Marching band to perform Friday
September 7, 2006
Lansing High School marching band will make its season debut at the Sept. 8 home football opener when the Lions play host to Perry-Lecompton.
Third-grade teacher finds time’s right for change
September 7, 2006
Janet Moorehead says her family brought her to a job at Lansing Elementary School, but it’s the families she teaches that will keep her there.
Childhood dreams led to decision to teach
September 7, 2006
For as long as she can remember, Christine Bachtel always knew she would grow up and teach others. She just knew.
Lansing Invitational boasts tough volleyball competition
September 7, 2006
During 11 previous editions of the Lansing Invitational Tournament, Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater never has been shy about bringing in tough competition.
Production to mark troupe’s 30th year
September 7, 2006
The River City Community Players are in rehearsal for the next production in their 30th anniversary season.
Lions will try to eliminate mistakes
September 7, 2006
Lansing High football coach Bill Pekarek didn’t need to go too in-depth to sum up his thoughts on his squad’s season-opening 37-14 loss to Tonganoxie Friday night.
Hits and misses
September 7, 2006
The Lansing High boys soccer team got the result it wanted when it played Tonganoxie on Tuesday - a victory.
Sargent sparks LHS tennis at Mill Valley Junior Varsity Invitational
September 7, 2006
If Sarah Sargent’s tennis game isn’t varsity caliber yet, then it is oh-so-close.
Wanted: Seniors to write letters
September 7, 2006
The Council on Aging is looking for senior citizens 55 and older to correspond with students at area elementary schools during this school year.
Scoreboard
September 7, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 7, 2006.
On the record
September 7, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Sept. 7, 2006.
Service note
September 7, 2006
Airman 1st Class Steve Parker recently graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, and is now attending Aircraft Maintenance Technician training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
Lions pass early test at Tongie, head to Girard today
September 7, 2006
For the Lansing High cross country team, Thursday’s appearance at the Tonganoxie Quadrangular was more like a rough draft.
Charles “Ed” Amos
1936-2006
September 7, 2006
Services for Charles “Ed” Edward Amos, 69, Lansing, will be at 1 p.m. today, Sept. 7, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Hazel L. Chambers
1933-2006
September 7, 2006
A memorial service for Hazel L. Chambers, 72, of Leavenworth, will be scheduled at a later date.
Bruce G. High Sr.
1952-2006
September 7, 2006
Services for Bruce G. High Sr., 54, of Leavenworth, were Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial with military honors will follow in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Road signs tell tale of bygone ad era
September 7, 2006
Remember seeing signs like that along the road?
Girl Scouts plan potluck
September 7, 2006
A potluck dinner is planned in September in Lansing for all Girl Scouts, girls interested in Girl Scouts and their families.
County Road 1 petition ruled invalid by official
September 7, 2006
A petition seeking a vote on plans to improve Leavenworth County Road 1 has failed.
Obituary: Larry G. Laird
1940-2006
September 7, 2006
Letter to the Editor:
Vaughn-Trent
September 7, 2006
Letter to the Editor:
Library love
September 7, 2006
4-H/FFA auction results listed
September 7, 2006
FFA and 4-H livestock sale results from the Wyandotte County Fair.
Coach puzzled by team’s second tourney
September 7, 2006
With a rough outing at the Piper Invitational, the Basehor-Linwood High School girls golf team takes a step backwards at its second meet of the 2006 season.
Rivalry brewing between BLHS and THS
September 7, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School cross country team begins 2006 season with a strong showing at Tonganoxie, where a rivalry between the Bobcats and Chieftains seems to be developing.
Knipp takes out frustrations on Tonganoxie
September 7, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School soccer team knocked off Tonganoxie, 4-0, last week in Kaw Valley League action.
Time to end Indian mascots
September 7, 2006
Bobcats come up just short
September 7, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School football team fell to Bonner Springs, 17-16, during opening-week action last Friday night. The loss snapped Basehor’s three-game winning streak over the Braves.