Archive for Thursday, April 12, 2007

Also from April 12

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Lansing Invitational Golf Tournament
Polls

What's the latest you remember it snowing?

Response Percent
May Day
 
50%
Easter Day
 
18%
My Birthday
 
13%
None of these days
 
13%
Tuesday the 10th
 
4%
Tax Day
 
0%
Total 22

All stories

LHS softball, baseball postponed; track meet pushed back again
April 12, 2007
The Lansing High softball and baseball team’s games scheduled for today against Bonner Springs have been postponed because of wet field conditions.
State ready to roll on casinos
Governor signs legislation expanding gambling opportunities in Kansas
April 12, 2007
A Las Vegas-style casino-resort 20 minutes from Lansing could become a reality under historic legislation approved Wednesday by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
Developers down to 1 property for center
April 12, 2007
Developers and the Lansing City Council continue moving forward with plans to develop Towne Center, but a single property owner may cause the deal to fall apart.
Baughman second at Brute
15 local wrestlers earn All-American recognition at national tourney
April 12, 2007
Decked out in flannel pajama pants and a camouflage Eric Akin wrestling T-shirt and visor, Tyler Baughman blended right in with the 1,800 other wrestlers that packed the KCI Expo Center on Saturday at the Brute Adidas Folkstyle Wrestling Nationals.
County’s master gardeners ready with growing advice
April 12, 2007
Having a problem growing strawberries? Are your lilacs wilting? No need to worry. Just dial the K-State Research and Extension-Leavenworth County master gardener hotline, and a gardener will attend to and answer any gardening question you have.
Lansing blows out Bonner, 10-0
Pride’s 5 assists, Manago’s 3 goals highlight big day for Lions’ offense
April 12, 2007
There was nothing pretty about the field or weather conditions Tuesday evening at Lansing Middle School as a steady rain turned parts of the field into a muddy mess. The quality of play that took place on that field, however, was a sight to be seen.
After extensive search, Burton signs with Baker
April 12, 2007
The search lasted more than six months, but Lansing High senior goalkeeper Alex Burton finally has found a new home.
Seniors Froelich, Willcott spark LHS at home tourney
Lansing nabs second place, lands two in top 10
April 12, 2007
Stefan Froelich knows Leavenworth Country Club’s golf course; no doubt about it.
Greenway Auction takes Vegas theme
April 12, 2007
Leavenworth Catholic Schools are going to send the grand prize-winner of the 29th annual Greenway Auction to Sin City this year.
Tax cut questions
April 12, 2007
It may be only coincidence that temperatures have dropped back into the freezer just as Kansas legislators left Topeka for their spring break. Or it could be that these icy mornings are a reminder of the chilling effect some of the tax-cutting measures approved this session could have on the state in the years ahead.
Digital radio switchover: $23 million
April 12, 2007
Leavenworth County’s journey into the digital communications age will come with a substantial price tag.
Who was Rex Stewart?
April 12, 2007
Rex Stewart played an important part in Lansing’s history. He helped unite Lansing as a strong community through his contagious enthusiasm while broadcasting Lansing High School basketball games on KCLO, the local radio station.
On the map
LMS student competes in state geography bee
April 12, 2007
After competing for four years, Cullen Moriarty, Lansing Middle School eighth-grader, had one last chance to qualify for a state geography bee, and he succeeded.
LES lists honor roll
April 12, 2007
Lansing Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter.
BUG students recognized
April 12, 2007
Lansing Elementary School has announced the names of students recognized in the third quarter for achieving requirements in the Bringing Up Grades program.
LHS student accepts academic award
April 12, 2007
Amanda Andrews, a senior at Lansing High School, has accepted an $800 Hays City Silver Academic Award to Fort Hays State University.
Space crunch hits A Deere Place
School board wants superintendent, daycare owner to negotiate pact
April 12, 2007
Choosing between space for A Deere Place daycare and space for Lansing students put Lansing School Board members in a bind at their meeting Monday night.
Board, council discuss TIF, construction
April 12, 2007
The Lansing School Board and Lansing City Council met jointly Monday to discuss two major development projects that will impact the city within the next year: the proposed Lansing Towne Center tax-increment financing district and the new Lansing Elementary School.
Police investigate knifing incident
April 12, 2007
Lansing Police are investigating what is believed to be a domestic disturbance early Sunday morning that sent one person to the hospital with a knife wound.
Canvass makes voting results official
April 12, 2007
The official results for the April 3 general election are as follows:
Write-in votes test canvassers
April 12, 2007
Computerized voting machines have made most official vote canvassing fairly straightforward in Leavenworth County, said County Clerk Linda Scheer, the top election officer in the county.
Speaking the language
April 12, 2007
When Paul Major came to the United States at age 17 as an exchange student from Warsaw, Poland, he had some big adjustments to make.
Car-seat check set for April 21
April 12, 2007
Lansing Police Department and MidAmerican National Bank are teaming up on a car-seat checkup later this month.
On the record
April 12, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to April 12, 2007.
Wilk, Pine explain opposition to gambling bill
April 12, 2007
State Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, joked with his counterpart, Sen. Roger Pine, R-Lawrence, about bills that run through the House and Senate at the Statehouse in Topeka.
Turner sweeps LHS baseball
April 12, 2007
With such a young team, Lansing High baseball coach Troy Andrews knows every night out will be an adventure.
Panthers ace A League challenge
April 12, 2007
A team from Leavenworth County was the top team in the Johnson County Winter Basketball Fifth-Grade Division ‘A’ League this year.
JV soccer nets third straight victory
April 12, 2007
After a slow start to the season, the Lansing High junior varsity girls soccer team has caught fire.
School foundation breakfast to feature retired general
April 12, 2007
The Lansing Educational Foundation Fund is hosting its third annual Honors Breakfast on Friday morning, April 13.
Scoreboard
April 12, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to April 12, 2007.
Richard Gene Weeks
1935-2007
April 12, 2007
Services for Richard Gene Weeks, 72, of Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Josephine B. Bietka
1906-2007
April 12, 2007
Memorial services for Josephine B. Bietka, 100, Lansing, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Belden-Larkin Memorial Chapel. Inurnment will take place in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Ray Godfrey
1937-2007
April 12, 2007
Services for Lynnford Ray Godfrey, 69, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, April 10, at Davis Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Marvin Lloyd Judson
1934-2007
April 12, 2007
Services for Marvin Lloyd Judson, 73, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. today, April 12, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Leavenworth. Burial will be at the Fort Leavenworth Cemetery.
Elaine Marie Pierron
1930-2007
April 12, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Elaine Marie Pierron, 76, McLouth, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at St. Joseph of the Valley Catholic Church, Easton. Burial will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Insurance agent earns designation
April 12, 2007
Jim Bray of Reilly & Sons Inc., has been named a State Auto independent PaceSetter agent.
Road repairs slated for 10th St.
April 12, 2007
Road repair work beginning this week could affect Lansing drivers traveling into Leavenworth.
Deere, Delinger picked for NEK All-Star game
April 12, 2007
Lansing High seniors Riann Deere and Jessie Delinger have been selected to participate in Northeast Kansas All-Star Weekend at Highland Community College.
Softball games rescheduled
April 12, 2007
Lansing High’s softball games against Mill Valley and Turner have been rescheduled.
Tailgate planned for baseball game at T-Bones stadium
April 12, 2007
Students in Dustin Myers’ marketing class at Lansing High School will play host to a tailgate party prior to the LHS-Tonganoxie baseball game at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Friday, April 27.
Lansing Fun Run slated for Sunday
April 12, 2007
The second annual Lansing Fun Run will take place at 8 a.m. Sunday at Towne Center. The event is a fundraiser for playground equipment for the new Lansing Elementary School.