Archive for Thursday, February 8, 2007

Also from February 8

On the street
Polls

Do you plan anything special for Valentine's Day?

Response Percent
Sure. I want to keep the peace with my significant other.
 
43%
Valentine’s Day? No. That’s a made-up holiday.
 
34%
I would if I had a significant other.
 
21%
Total 32

All stories

Portion of West Kay closed
February 8, 2007
West Kay Street will be closed near its intersection with West Mary Street today and Friday, the city has announced.
Lansing native gives ‘GameDay’ assist
February 8, 2007
When Chris Nelson and his buddies headed to Allen Fieldhouse early Saturday morning, much of the University of Kansas student population likely was just getting home from a night on the town.
Bio lab’s benefits touted
U.S. senator tells state lawmakers of potential economic boon for Kansas
February 8, 2007
Securing this (National Bio and Agro Defense) facility would be one of, if not the greatest economic development initiatives in state history,” U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said in a speech to a joint session of the Kansas House and Senate.
Current wins national recognition
February 8, 2007
The Current has won its first-ever national award, second place in its circulation division in the Nation’s Best Non-Daily Newspaper Competition sponsored by Inland Press Association.
Lansing High wrestlers eye KVL title
February 8, 2007
As a state champion, Kyle Buehler has attained as big a prize as any Kansas high school wrestler can strive for.
Lansing man 2nd at Groundhog Run
February 8, 2007
Sam Volkman, a 34-year-old Lansing resident, placed second overall in the men’s 10-kilometer run at the annual Groundhog Run on Sunday, Jan. 28.
A healthy dose of humor
February 8, 2007
Catherine Grote calls Lansing home after living here for 20 years, but she grew up in the shadow of New York City.
PTA to sponsor annual talent show
February 8, 2007
Lansing schoolchildren will have an opportunity to showcase their talents this month in the annual Lansing PTA Talent Show.
Free throw champs
February 8, 2007
Lansing Knights of Columbus free throw contest champions.
Longtime county worker resigns
Ed Sass had run for county commissioner in 2006 election
February 8, 2007
Ed Sass, the county’s noxious weeds supervisor, submitted his resignation. He has worked in the Noxious Weeds Department for more than 20 years.
Jail surveillance system to be upgraded
February 8, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners on Thursday approved plans to upgrade and expand the closed-circuit TV system at the center and its jail. Cost of the project was put just under $57,000 and will include 32 additional digital cameras, two digital video recorders and six new color monitors.
Lions ‘mail in’ third straight loss
February 8, 2007
Rod Briggs was beside himself Tuesday night during the second quarter of Lansing High’s boys basketball game against Bishop Ward.
Sleigh riding fun
February 8, 2007
With the winter snows we’ve had lately, I was remembering the great places to go sleigh riding we had as kids here in Lansing in the late 1930s.
Defense lacking in loss to Cyclones
February 8, 2007
It may seem strange, but the moment the Lansing High girls basketball team began playing smarter offensively, it completely abandoned the one thing that made it successful this season.
Congresswoman gets first test early
February 8, 2007
Just a month into her first term, Congresswoman Nancy Boyda faces a stern test of her abilities to deliver to her 2nd District constituents.
Spelling bee winner prompts questions about her home
February 8, 2007
Leavenworth County has a new spelling bee champ, and she resides in Johnson County.
Junior varsity girls run winning streak to 5
February 8, 2007
The Lansing High junior varsity girls basketball team ran its winning streak to five games Tuesday night with a 39-29 victory over Bishop Ward at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Scoreboard
February 8, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 8, 2007.
Freshman boys fall to Bishop Ward
February 8, 2007
A dismal defensive first quarter was too much for the Lansing High freshman boys basketball team to overcome Thursday afternoon in a 60-51 loss to Bishop Ward at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Teenagers taken into custody after break-in
February 8, 2007
Two Lansing boys were taken into custody during the weekend after they allegedly broke into Lansing Intermediate School, Lansing Police Chief Steve Wayman said.
Shared remembrance
Students hang yellow ribbons for loved ones
February 8, 2007
Geno DeGraw misses his big brother, and yellow ribbons remind him of that every time the sixth-grader walks through the commons area at Lansing Middle School.
Future leaders compete at district conference
February 8, 2007
The Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Lansing High School competed at the district conference Monday, Feb. 5, at Pleasant Ridge High School in Easton.
Forensics team relishes early-season success
February 8, 2007
The Lansing High School forensics team has a new coach and two second-place tournament finishes under its belt already this season.
Advance voting in primary begins
February 8, 2007
Advance voting for the Feb. 27 primary election is now under way in Leavenworth County.
On the record
February 8, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to Feb. 8, 2007.
Petraeus bids farewell to fort
General leaves Leavenworth for mission leading U.S. troops in Iraq
February 8, 2007
Just days before he became commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, David Petraeus bid farewell Friday to Fort Leavenworth, where he has spent the past 16 months.