Archive for Thursday, February 1, 2007

Also from February 1

Polls

Can the groundhog be believed when it comes to forecasting winter's length?

Response Percent
No.
 
44%
I don’t know, but it’s probably the same as any weather forecaster.
 
40%
Yes.
 
14%
Total 27

All stories

Jail surveillance system to be upgraded
February 1, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners on Thursday approved plans to upgrade and expand the closed-circuit TV system at the Leavenworth County Justice Center and jail. Cost of the project was put at $57,000.
KTA reaffirms commitment to project
February 1, 2007
The Kansas Turnpike Authority has reaffirmed its commitment to construct an interchange at Interstate 70 and County Road 1 south of Tonganoxie.
The wait is over
Former state champion Grape returns tonight from ACL tear
February 1, 2007
Attention Kansas high school wrestlers, consider yourself warned: Kyle Grape is about to return to the mat.
For Buehler, this was personal
February 1, 2007
All week leading up to the Baldwin Invitational on Saturday Kyle Buehler knew exactly how he wanted the day to end.
New group hopes to serve Lansing tennis community
February 1, 2007
The tennis courts at Lansing High School buzzed with activity all summer long thanks to local tennis enthusiasts and participants at LHS tennis coach Rachel Elkins’ Match Point Tennis Camp.
Army brat’ embarks on own military career
February 1, 2007
It’s Monday, Jan. 22, and Jeff Givens is having lunch at Quinton’s Bar & Deli in downtown Lawrence. It’s one of Givens’ favorite college eateries, and this is one of his last times munching here.
LHS grad at home in Congress
February 1, 2007
A Leavenworth County native has packed up his Midwestern values and taken them to Capitol Hill.
LHS girls hang on, stay on roll
February 1, 2007
Defensive intensity has been the key to the Lansing High girls’ recent hot streak, but Tuesday night against Piper the Lions’ aggressiveness almost was their downfall.
Pirates withstand challenge from ‘resilient’ Lions, 45-37
February 1, 2007
Rankings mean very little to the Lansing High boys basketball team, but rankings also are very telling about the caliber of basketball the Lions are playing.
Roberts to rally support for lab
Senator to speak to state lawmakers
February 1, 2007
Kansas legislators will have the opportunity to hear how important to the state the proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility could be when U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts addresses them next week.
County boosts senior transportation service
February 1, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners are responding to a growing need for services for a growing population of senior citizens in southern Leavenworth County.
Teachers to attend playground workshop
February 1, 2007
Mary Alice Schroeger says playgrounds provide more than just a stimulating place for children to let loose: They also anchor neighborhoods.
Students ‘travel’ on Kansas Day
February 1, 2007
Lansing schoolchildren celebrated Kansas’ 146th birthday with hands-on classroom activities that honored the Sunflower State’s past and present.
County names official newspaper
February 1, 2007
The Tonganoxie Mirror will remain the official newspaper of Leavenworth County.
3rd-grader cuts locks for love
February 1, 2007
Donating to a good cause is all in Shelby Herring’s head - or at least on top of it.
Give us a break from congressional campaigning
February 1, 2007
Those tired of never-ending political campaigns won’t get a break in Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District.
Photos by the second
February 1, 2007
Last Sunday we received photographs of our newest great grandchild via e-mail.
Finding ‘home’ in Lansing
February 1, 2007
Tony Zell came to northeast Kansas to play football, but he stayed because he’d found home.
Field of 7 to compete for four spots on school board
Two incumbents, two police officers, sports commissioner, retired Army officer, salesman on ballot
February 1, 2007
Lansing School District voters will have seven candidates to choose from when they head to the polls April 3.
Freshmen fuel JV girls against Pirates
February 1, 2007
For about seven minutes Tuesday night the Lansing High and Piper junior varsity girls basketball teams were neck-and-neck on the scoreboard.
Mayor seeks council’s OK on project priorities
February 1, 2007
Mayor Kenneth Bernard recommended undertaking improvements to Bittersweet Road and bridge, construction of the municipal complex that would become the new home of Lansing Community Library, construction of a community park and the expansion of 147th Street take place in 2007.
Junior varsity boys beat Piper, improve to 7-1
February 1, 2007
The Lansing High junior varsity boys basketball team led Piper by as many as 14 points Tuesday night before hanging on for a 51-44 victory at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Freshman boys place fifth at 43rd annual home tourney
Hot streak reaches 3 with blowout of De Soto
February 1, 2007
After a first-round loss in their home tournament where they lacked intensity on defense, the Lansing High boys responded with a vengeance.
Lansing junior to spend six months in Australia
February 1, 2007
As a participant in an American Field Service intercultural exchange, Joni will live in Picton, Australia for six months.
Hoops tourney comes to The Legends
February 1, 2007
The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place May 19-20 at the Legends at Village West.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
February 1, 2007
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2.
Psycho Wyco Run Toto Run trail races
February 1, 2007
The Psycho Wyco Run Toto Run trail races will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Wyandotte County Lake Park.
Scoreboard
February 1, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 1, 2007.
USM coach wins $5,000 with Kansas Lottery ticket
February 1, 2007
Paul Lawson, head volleyball coach at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, won $5,000 in a Kansas Lottery scratch-ticket game.
Catholic school envisioned for city
February 1, 2007
Two new elementary schools appear to be in Lansing’s future, and they likely will be located around the corner from each other.
Dance team competes
February 1, 2007
First-year Lionettes sponsor Felicia Yoakam admits she was nervous about her dance team competing in the Kansas Spectacular.
On the record
February 1, 2007
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 calls for the week leading up to Feb. 1, 2007.
Senator opposes troop increase
February 1, 2007
Opposition to President Bush’s troop increase in Iraq surfaced in the Kansas Statehouse on Friday.
International soldiers honored at Legislature
War on Terrorism among topics at Statehouse
February 1, 2007
Soldiers from around the world, some from countries on the front lines of war, said Friday they supported U.S. efforts in the war on terror.