Archive for Thursday, September 14, 2006

Also from September 14

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
LHS volleyball goes 2-1 at Gardner Quad LHS tennis competes at Trailblazer Invitational Triple Nickles honored
Polls

Should the area of Leavenworth in the Lansing school district be transferred to the Leavenworth school district?

Response Percent
No.
 
49%
Yes.
 
47%
It needs much more study before I decide.
 
3%
Total 157

All stories

Schultz, Briggs lead Lansing at Baldwin Invitational
September 14, 2006
Less than 24 hours after placing fifth in the Trailblazer Invitational at Gardner-Edgerton, the Lansing High girls tennis team was back in action Wednesday at the Baldwin Invitational.
Jaqua, Lozenski shine again at Bonner Springs
Freshmen notch top-20 finishes, help Lions place fourth
September 14, 2006
When Lansing High freshmen Lauren Jaqua and Abbey Lozenski notched top-four finishes Sept. 7 at the Girard Invitational, they showed they were capable of holding their own in varsity cross country races.
Memorial in search of an architect
September 14, 2006
Mike Howell needs an architect.
Community answers mail call
September 14, 2006
Virginia McQuillan and the Lansing community have proved that big things really do come in small packages.
Social worker on board at LHS
September 14, 2006
Think kids outgrow bullying by the time they reach high school?
Groundbreaking set for school projects
September 14, 2006
Contracts have been executed and work has finally begun on the long-awaited construction of the Lansing school district’s new elementary school and high school auditorium. Now it’s time to celebrate.
National president of VFW auxiliary makes visit to area
September 14, 2006
As national president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Linda Meader is always looking to recruit new members.
LMS 8th-grader in hog heaven showing pigs
September 14, 2006
Casinos have been good this summer for 13-year-old Blaine McDougal - Big Casino and Little Casino, that is.
A work in progress
Young Lions strive for consistent play on volleyball court
September 14, 2006
If the Lansing High volleyball team’s season could be summed up in one match so far, it likely would be Tuesday’s three-game victory against Gardner-Edgerton.
Freshman runners set records
September 14, 2006
Errol Logue was beside himself when he looked at the times his runners turned in Thursday at the Girard Invitational.
Scoreboard
September 14, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 14, 2006.
Statue honors all-black parachute unit
September 14, 2006
Like the fires they fought in the mid-1940s, the men of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion displayed determination and toughness.
Lansing tennis keeps elite company at Trailblazer Invite.
September 14, 2006
When it comes to Kansas high school girls tennis, Shawnee Mission East, Shawnee Mission Northwest and St. Thomas Aquinas are like Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie - they are among the area’s elite programs that other schools strive to play like.
On the record
September 14, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Sept. 14, 2006.
Autumn in the Grove
September 14, 2006
The newest annual event in Lansing is called “Autumn in the Grove.”
Return engagement
September 14, 2006
Mona Hauver has a good excuse for moving into her neighbors’ house.
Grandparents welcomed to school
September 14, 2006
Brandi Lynn teaches lifelong lessons to her students, but she says grandparents deserve credit for teaching children values they might not learn in her classroom.
LHS prepares for homecoming activities
September 14, 2006
Homecoming activities are scheduled for next week at Lansing High School, with at least one change in the traditional homecoming calendar.
Communication plants seed for second career
September 14, 2006
At 29, Kelle Gibbs returned to college. This time, she knew what she wanted to do.
Tutors needed
September 14, 2006
Lansing Middle School’s after-school tutoring program has begun offering homework help from 3:25 to 4:25 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
Boundary idea gets little support here
Lansing board not interested in giving up area
September 14, 2006
A proposal to examine redrawing the boundaries between the Lansing and Leavenworth school districts received no support at a joint meeting of the Lansing City Council and Lansing School Board - though it’s receiving mixed support among those living in the affected area.
LHS football not fazed by 0-2 record
September 14, 2006
It wasn’t that long ago - just two years, in fact - that the Lansing High football team trudged to the locker room as owners of an 0-2 record.
Construction to affect traffic near high school
September 14, 2006
Lansing school officials say construction of the high school auditorium soon will affect traffic around the school.
County officials continue work on national center
September 14, 2006
It will be at least another two months before county officials get word whether a site here is still in the running for the proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility.
Bill L. Taylor
1940-2006
September 14, 2006
Services for Bill L. Taylor, 65, of Lansing, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Meyers Family Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at Wilmington Cemetery.
August “Auggie” Bergman
1922-2006
September 14, 2006
Services for August “Auggie” John Bergman, 89, Lansing, were Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Alan E. Fink
1951-2006
September 14, 2006
Services for Alan E. Fink, 55, of Easton, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Rachael T. Whaley
1978-2006
September 14, 2006
Memorial services for Rachael T. Whaley, 27, of Atchison, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Friends may call after 1:30 p.m.
Dolores A. (Will) Halling
1929-2006
September 14, 2006
Mass of Christian Burial for Dolores A. (Will) Halling, 77, of Leavenworth, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Church expands youth program
September 14, 2006
AWANA, a nondenominational youth program that will put on skits, play games and study Scripture, will meet at Lansing First Southern Baptist Church from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on most Sundays throughout the school year.
Annual meeting set
September 14, 2006
The Lansing Historical Society wants members and prospective members to attend its annual meeting and potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terrace.
Dog bites bicyclist
September 14, 2006
A rural Leavenworth man was treated at St. John’s Hospital after suffering a dog bite while riding his bicycle southwest of Lansing.
LHS rallies past Maranatha
Buehler, McNeill score late in come-from-behind victory
September 14, 2006
The quiet game may be an effective strategy for parents and babysitters to get young kids to be silent, but it’s bad soccer strategy.
Connie S. Ryan
1944-2006
September 14, 2006
A memorial service for Connie S. Ryan, 61, Leavenworth, was Monday, Sept. 11, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth.
First Baptist of Basehor gains new pastor
September 14, 2006
A new face will be seen around First Baptist Church of Basehor.
Basehor-Linwood students spend time with grandparents
September 14, 2006
It was a day for reminiscing.
Woman’s family, co-workers still affected by death
September 14, 2006
As the anniversary of Robin Bell’s murder approaches, her family and co-workers continue to try to move on with their lives.
Students tackling life lessons in class
September 14, 2006
Forget the cooking and sewing that went on in your mother’s home economics class.
Parents as Teachers boosts district’s families
September 14, 2006
The first three years are the most crucial in a child’s development, and a program in the Basehor-Linwood district is helping parents monitor and enhance those early years.
A birthday gift to remember
Basehor woman to celebrate her 50th with 60-mile charity walk
September 14, 2006
This weekend, Basehor resident Julie Cogley will put on her tennis shoes and step out for the walk of a lifetime.
Monster first half leads Mill Valley to victory
September 14, 2006
Going into last Friday’s game against the powerful Mill Valley Jaguars, Basehor-Linwood football coach Steve Hopkins knew his team would have to play almost perfectly to win. By the end of the first quarter it was obvious that wasn’t going to happen.
BLHS girls take home the hardware
September 14, 2006
When it comes to sports awards, medals are nice and plaques are OK, but nothing beats a nice, big trophy. The Basehor-Linwood girls cross country team found that out first hand last Thursday after winning the Maur Hill Tournament in Atchison. The Lady Bobcats beat out Jackson Heights, Tonganoxie, St. Joe Benton and Troy to take first place and earn a trophy well over a foot tall.
Opinion: Avoiding that certain senior
September 14, 2006
My mission in covering Basehor-Linwood soccer this fall was clear: make it to plenty of games, but try not to focus too much on a certain senior forward.
Colleagues remember former undersheriff
September 14, 2006
Last week, Leavenworth County and Tonganoxie lost a veteran law enforcement officer.