Archive for Thursday, April 19, 2007

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What do you think about Lansing DAZE being moved up a month?

Response Percent
I like it, but I wished there were more advance notice.
 
41%
Not so much. There’s already a lot going on in May.
 
34%
It’s great. Temperatures won’t be as hot.
 
24%
Total 41

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Andrews to leave LHS, coach baseball at Oak Park
April 19, 2007
A lot has changed during Troy Andrews’ brief tenure as Lansing High baseball coach.
Lansing DAZE to move
City announces earlier dates, new venue for 2007 festival
April 19, 2007
The parade is gone but the fireworks will stick around, even as the annual Lansing DAZE event moves from the second weekend in June to the first weekend in May.
Main St. crews hoping weather will hold
April 19, 2007
Wet, cold weather this spring has set back progress on the Main Street project, but an official with the project’s lead contractor says his workers are ready to make up for lost time if temperatures stay warm and skies remain sunny.
Federal officials visit to evaluate proposed lab site
April 19, 2007
As federal officials Wednesday arrived in Kansas to inspect potential sites for a $450 million bio-defense laboratory, state officials amped up their sales pitch.
A family affair
Families put fitness first at community race
April 19, 2007
Most of the runners at the second annual Lansing Fun Run had to rise extra early Sunday morning.
Med student learning practical lessons at Lansing practice
April 19, 2007
Medical student Joshua Max is spending time this spring in the office of Lansing physician Jeffrey Lawhead, where he’s receiving lessons that transcend the science of medicine.
Lang K’s 18 in 8-inning thriller
April 19, 2007
Thanks to three consecutive rainouts, the Lansing High softball team was forced to wait nearly three weeks to play its second doubleheader of the season.
Lions clock fast times at Basehor
April 19, 2007
It has been a few years since Lansing High track coach Errol Logue has had the opportunity to carry home a trophy after a meet.
Cordes’ goal gives LHS 1-0 win at KC Christian
April 19, 2007
The Lansing High girls soccer team collected its fifth consecutive victory and fifth consecutive shutout Monday when it held off Kansas City Christian, 1-0.
Youths use day to serve
April 19, 2007
Despite the cold weather and the threat of up to three inches of snow, members of the Leavenworth County 4-H Club gathered Saturday morning in Tonganoxie for the seventh annual Youth Service Day.
Tonganoxie woman wins $20K
Streak of lottery luck continues in Leavenworth County
April 19, 2007
Lottery luck has struck again in Leavenworth County - this time in Tonganoxie.
Deadly intersection on 24-40 to be upgraded
April 19, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners have approved a request by the city of Basehor to grind rumble strips and install two streetlights at the scene of an accident that killed a Tonganoxie teenager earlier this year.
Lansing Auto Repair’s closing brings end to an era
April 19, 2007
Time changes everything. We have seen many businesses come and go over the years, but right now I am thinking of one in particular that means a lot to me and our family. The Lansing Auto Repair is gone, much to our dismay about who is going to keep us in “wheels.”
Upgrade necessary at 158th and 24-40
April 19, 2007
Tuesday was a bittersweet day for Dennis and Denise Bixby. It was their daughter’s 20th birthday, but Amanda Bixby wasn’t with them to celebrate.
Educating the pride
Foundation breakfast honors Lansing students, educators
April 19, 2007
Lansing Educational Foundation Fund honored more than 50 students for their excellence at the fund’s third-annual breakfast on Friday. Twenty-one district educators - all recipients of foundation grants the past year - also were recognized.
LMS announces honor roll
April 19, 2007
Lansing Middle School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter.
Neighborhood pharmacist
April 19, 2007
For the past 10 years, Erika Arwine has made a living dealing drugs of the legal variety.
Reading specialist to retire
April 19, 2007
At 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Debbie Coleman, Lansing Elementary School’s reading specialist, sat in a two-foot high chair with first-grader Alysa Wals to read “New Glasses for Max.”
Contest takes aim at peer pressure
April 19, 2007
The Kansas Department of Transportation is sponsoring a competition to find a new song that encourages Kansas youths to resist peer pressure by abstaining from drinking alcohol until reaching the legal age limit of 21.
Service Notes
April 19, 2007
Service notes for the week leading up to April 19, 2007.
4-H notes
April 19, 2007
The regular monthly meeting of the Leavenworth County 4-H Club was called to order by Nicole Allen on April 5.
Lansing named a Tree City USA
April 19, 2007
Lansing has been named a Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It is the seventh year Lansing has received this national recognition.
Salvation Army sets commodity distribution times
April 19, 2007
The Salvation Army will be distributing commodities next week throughout Leavenworth County.
Condemnation step, refund await action by council members
April 19, 2007
Lansing City Council is in line to receive and, perhaps, begin to take at this week’s meeting.
Merchants discuss Main St.’s effects on business
April 19, 2007
The past few months, orange cones have dotted Main Street and entrances to businesses.
Carousel museum to have party
April 19, 2007
The C.W. Parker Carousel Museum in Leavenworth is having a birthday party later this month.
Fort homes tour slated for Saturday
April 19, 2007
Fort Leavenworth will have its 30th Annual Historic Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21.
Don’t discount politics in biolab decision, lawmaker says
April 19, 2007
After the glossy reports, high-powered presentations and site visits, the decision on where to build a much-sought-after $450 million national security laboratory may come down to old-fashioned politics.
Lansing salvages split with Santa Fe Trail
April 19, 2007
Despite a slow start to the season, the youth-laden Lansing High baseball team has shown numerous signs of being a team that could make another run at the state tournament.
LHS tennis competes in Topeka
April 19, 2007
The Lansing High tennis team traveled to Topeka on Monday afternoon for the Washburn Quadrangular at Kossover Tennis Center.
Governor orders flags to be flown at half staff
April 19, 2007
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday ordered flags to be flown at half-staff because of the deadly shootings at Virginia Tech.
Sebelius vetoes gun bill; backers vow challenge
April 19, 2007
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has vetoed a bill aimed at preventing cities and counties from restricting where legal gun holders could carry their concealed weapons.
Walk to raise funds to fight autism
April 19, 2007
Allies for Autism Spectrum Disorders of Leavenworth County is marking National Autism Awareness Month with its first Autism Awareness Fun Walk on Saturday, April 21, at Abeles Field in Leavenworth.
On the record
April 19, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to April 19, 2007.
JV golfers third at De Soto
April 19, 2007
The Lansing High junior varsity golf team placed third at the De Soto Invitational on Thursday, April 12.
Scoreboard
April 19, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to April 19, 2007.
Immunizations offered to youths
April 19, 2007
The Leavenworth County Health Department will be offering free immunizations for youths ages 18 and younger.