Archive for Thursday, August 9, 2007

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Wristen: Fardelmann a pioneer for hockey in K.C.
August 9, 2007
Take a moment and think back to when you were 14 years old.
McNeill to play baseball at Washburn
August 9, 2007
Those who know Tylor McNeill best will tell you he doesn’t take a lot of things seriously.
Development plans still uncertain
August 9, 2007
Developers of Lansing Towne Center are continuing negotiations to try to hold onto one of the shopping center’s anchor tenants.
City approves 2008 budget
August 9, 2007
An extra police officer, new equipment for the Parks and Recreation Department and a 5 percent increase in the capital improvements fund are among the highlights of the 2008 budget approved by Lansing City Council members.
Funeral honors Leavenworth man’s sacrifice
August 9, 2007
Friends and family gathered to pay tribute to a Leavenworth man described as another of America’s fallen heroes during a graveside service Thursday, August 2 at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Rising temps hold strong
Upper 90s to continue into next week
August 9, 2007
Don Welks is a man who likes the summer’s heat.
American Dream
6 years after leaving Lansing, Fardelmann eyes opportunity to represent United States
August 9, 2007
As Meghan Fardelmann prepares to depart for Lake Placid, N.Y., for the United States Women’s Hockey Under-22 Select Team tryouts, she looks back at one of the most difficult decisions she ever had to make in her life: leaving Lansing behind.
World Series champs from Lansing
August 9, 2007
After falling one run short of making a return trip to the Class 5A state softball tournament this spring, two Lansing High softball players hit the postseason jackpot this summer at the USSSA Fastpitch World Series at Mid-America West Sports Complex in Shawnee.
Trip becomes feat of a lifetime
Book chronicles 8,000-mile trek along United States rivers
August 9, 2007
It took former Tonganoxie resident Jared Jellison about two and half years to complete his 8,000-mile adventure on the rivers of the western United States, and just about twice as long to write it all down.
Self-defense class offered
August 9, 2007
There will be a free women’s self-defense class Saturday, August 11 from 1-4 p.m. at the Church of the Open Door, 4800 S. 20th St., Leavenworth.
Employee of the Quarter
August 9, 2007
Before Dennis Thompson joined the Lansing Public Works Department two and a half years ago, the city had to hire an outside inspector when any new subdivisions, sewer lines or construction in the right-of-way came along.
Copt
August 9, 2007
Nathaniel Louis Copt and Britta Campbell Copt, Golden, Colo., announce the birth of their son, Campbell Louis Copt, born July 8, 2007, at Rose Medical Center in Denver.
Hunter
August 9, 2007
Ryan and Adria Edmonds Hunter, Westwood, announce the birth of a son, Hank Daniel Hunter.
Employee benefits pose challenges to final budget
August 9, 2007
Department heads from nearly all of the various Leavenworth County agencies appeared before the Board of County Commissioners Monday to discuss two remaining items that still need to be factored into the budget for 2008 employee benefits and salary increases.
Leavenworth resident charged in son’s murder
August 9, 2007
A Leavenworth man charged with killing his 2-year-old son made his second court appearance Wednesday at the Leavenworth County Justice Center, where District Judge Frederick Stewart set a preliminary court date for the suspect, Robert Vroman, for Aug. 17 at 1 p.m.
Wyandotte County relocates fairgrounds nearby along K-7
August 9, 2007
Lansing residents might not have far to go to catch two county fairs in 2008 one in Leavenworth County and the other in Wyandotte County.
Trash pick-up schedule changed
August 9, 2007
Due to the heat advisory in effect through Friday evening, trash will be picked up beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10.
New preschool comes to Lansing
August 9, 2007
The Women’s Community Y of Leavenworth has opened a new preschool program in Lansing. Little Lions Preschool will be located in the lower level of Lansing Southern Baptist Church, 306 4-H Road.
Local student makes Dean’s List
August 9, 2007
A Lansing student has earned academic honors at William Jewell College.
Daylight Savings
August 9, 2007
Today is William Willett’s birthday. He was born August 10, 1856.
The Marching Lions
LHS band members brave the heat for early season practices
August 9, 2007
The scorching 90-degree temperatures and high humidity haven’t been able to stop members of the Lansing High School marching band.
Grease! comes to town
August 9, 2007
The River City Community Players will be putting on a production of Grease! Aug. 10 through Aug. 25.
Turbo Turtle Trek to benefit Tiny-K
August 9, 2007
Leavenworth County Infant-Toddler Services’ Tiny-K program will have its fourth annual Turbo Turtle Trek at 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at Leavenworth Country Club Swimming Pool, 455 W. Eisenhower Road in Lansing.
Development open house
August 9, 2007
The comprehensive planning committee invites Leavenworth County citizens to attend an open house to discuss the county’s future growth and development from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade in Leavenworth.
Beautiful Yard Winners
August 9, 2007
The Leavenworth and Lansing Chamber of Commerce Women’s Division Beautification Committee has selected the yard award winners for the month of August. The community, even with the dry and hot days of summer, is able to maintain some beautiful yards.
Saddle up: It’s time for the fair
August 9, 2007
There will be funnel cakes and corn dogs abound as hundreds of people gather at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds to celebrate the 81st annual Leavenworth County Fair.
Hot bats were key for Cavalry
August 9, 2007
A 22-10 record wasn’t the only thing about the Lansing Cavalry that glistened this summer during the American Legion baseball season. Many of the players also compiled some impressive stats.
Cross country practice starts Monday
August 9, 2007
The Lansing High cross country team will begin its season with an hour-long practice beginning at 7 a.m. Monday at LHS. Interested runners must have a physical form on file with the high school office before they are allowed to participate.
LHS soccer tryout schedule
August 9, 2007
Lansing High boys soccer coach Randy Brown has announced the tryout schedule for the team this fall.
Devin Slade Trapp
2005-2007
August 9, 2007
Devin Slade “Cricket” Trapp, 2, of Leavenworth, died Saturday, August 4, 2007, at Children’s Mercy Hospital. He was born May 28, 2005, in Leavenworth, the son of Alisha Trapp.
Girls tennis tryouts at LHS
August 9, 2007
Due to the projected heat index for this next week, the Lansing High girls tennis team will begin tryouts at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the LHS tennis courts.