Archive for Thursday, April 5, 2007

Also from April 5

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Lansing 10, Immaculata 0
Polls

How will the Royals fare this season?

Response Percent
Sorry, Charlie. It’ll be another sub-.500 season.
 
52%
Close, but no cigar. Second place in the division.
 
45%
They’re playoff bound.
 
2%
Watch out. They’ll win the World Series.
 
0%
Total 40

All stories

Baseball and soccer still on; weather cancels tennis, softball and track meets
April 5, 2007
With wintry weather in the forecast for this afternoon, numerous high school sporting events in the Kansas City area have been postponed, and some Lansing High and Lansing Middle School sporting events are included.
JV golfers fifth at Jeff West
April 5, 2007
The Lansing High junior varsity golf team placed fifth at the Jefferson West JV Invitational on Tuesday.
Council to consider requests on center
Creation of redevelopment district would keep developer’s timeline intact
April 5, 2007
Officials hope a hearing tonight will continue the process toward development of Towne Center.
Voters back incumbents
Pawlowski, Russell win council re-election; Gowdy, Whitlow back on board
April 5, 2007
wo Lansing City Council incumbents joined two Lansing School Board incumbents in beating back challengers in balloting Tuesday.
New kids on the track
Freshmen fantastic at Lansing Invitational
April 5, 2007
Usually coaches have four years to watch young athletes blossom from gifted athletes loaded with potential into meet dominators.
Lansing’s Overlook closes its doors
April 5, 2007
After more than six years in business, The Overlook Restaurant has closed.
Hits aplenty as LHS sweeps IMAC
April 5, 2007
As far as season openers go, Lansing High baseball coach Troy Andrews couldn’t have asked for a better performance than the one his team turned in Monday against rival Immaculata.
Lansing cruises past Immaculata
April 5, 2007
This time it was the offense’s turn to practice.
Justice Center projects under way
April 5, 2007
Two major projects are under way at the Leavenworth Justice Center: renovations to its basement and the expansion of the county jail’s closed circuit television system.
Scoreboard
April 5, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to April 5, 2007.
Council discusses airport, subdivision at work session
Members back idea of regional airfield in county, defer to planning commission on Native Crossing plans
April 5, 2007
The Lansing City Council gave a collective nod of approval to move forward on a regional airport proposal but questioned conditions of a Native Crossings Subdivision at a work session last week.
Carnegie exhibit showcases students’ works
For 16 years running, center’s exhibit puts young artists’ pieces on display
April 5, 2007
Only a select number of students’ artwork can be put on display because of the limited space in the gallery.
It all adds up
LHS places 1st in KVL Math Relays
April 5, 2007
For the second year in a row, Lansing High School claimed victory at the Kaw Valley Math Relays.
Hour of work, minutes of fun
Lions Easter Egg Hunt draws about 200 children to LMS
April 5, 2007
Each year, Lions Club members arrive well before the 9 a.m. start time of the Easter Egg hunt
Involved in the county
April 5, 2007
When she’s not writing briefs or handling legal matters with the appraiser’s office or the county treasurer, Keyta Kelly manages to stay heavily involved in activities for the county.
It’s time to show off your Easter bonnets
April 5, 2007
On Easter Sunday we will see a beautiful array of Easter bonnets. Besides making a fashion statement, they represent a glorious day along with the coming of spring.
Golfers take ninth at Gardner-Edgerton
April 5, 2007
Two days after turning in a solid team outing while winning the Sunflower Hills Invitational, the Lansing High golf team struggled Monday at the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational.
All-American honors bestowed on local wrestlers
April 5, 2007
When the Leavenworth County Spartans arrived at University of Northern Iowa’s UNI-Dome to register and weigh-in at the USA Wrestling Folkstyle National Championships, coaches Jeff Butler and Mike Flynn noticed that their wrestlers kept looking up at the huge dome, massive scoreboards, and the arena that seats over 24,000 spectators.
CASA schedules race fundraiser
April 5, 2007
A volunteer group that helps children is staging a “Nite at the Races” to raise funds for its efforts.
LHS grad helps with JA program
April 5, 2007
Turner Thackston V, 2006 graduate of Lansing High School and freshman at Morningside College, was one of more than 80 students from Morningside’s “Discover Entrepreneurship” classes who presented the Junior Achievement (JA) curriculum on free enterprise, business and economics to almost 400 students at Mater Dei and Sacred Heart Schools in Sioux City, Iowa.
Safety check set
April 5, 2007
Lansing Police Department and MidAmerican National Bank are teaming up to offer a car-seat checkup later this month.
Women’s fitness center opens doors in Lansing
April 5, 2007
After waiting four months for a parking lot and seven months for a single machine, Glenn Huffman can finally open his women’s fitness center, Alter Image.
Council to weigh library, park plans
April 5, 2007
Lansing City Council will be asked to move forward on the purchase of a building to be the new home of Lansing Community Library, renovations to City Hall, and the start of improvements to Lansing City Park.
Depot Shops nearly ready for tenants
April 5, 2007
The Lansing Depot Shops at First Street and East Kansas Avenue are expected to be open for tenants in 30 days.
Basketball summer camp at Lansing High
April 5, 2007
Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs will conduct youth basketball camps this summer at LHS.
Boys needed for MAYB teams
April 5, 2007
Any boys who are interested in playing Mid-America Youth Basketball and are not on a team yet, contact Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs at 727-1226.
Deere ‘catches the dream’
April 5, 2007
Winds whipped across the infield of Frank Graham Field all evening and froze runners to the core before their races ever began Tuesday at the Lansing Invitational.
Rex Milton Stewart
1924-2007
April 5, 2007
Memorial services for Rex Milton Stewart, 82, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Immanuel Chapel at the Chapel of the Veterans, 4101 S. Fourth Street, Leavenworth. Graveside services will at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Fort dedicates bronze bust to groundbreaking lieutenant
April 5, 2007
A bronze bust of Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper, the first black to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy, has taken up residence at Fort Leavenworth, next to the post’s famed Buffalo Soldier monument.
On the record
April 5, 2007
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to April 5, 2007.