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Meeting to address biolab questions
February 22, 2007
A public meeting to discuss plans for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Salt Creek Valley Intermediate School, 32325 167th St., Leavenworth.
Leavenworth County Commission agenda - Feb. 26-March 2
February 22, 2007
Here’s the weekly agenda for the Leavenworth County Commission
Towne Center expansion possible
February 22, 2007
The deal will hinge on tax-increment financing.
Volunteers sought to help county revise long-term plan
February 22, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission is asking for community volunteers to serve on a committee that will help revise the county’s long-range comprehensive plan.
Lions eye state titles
Four in the finals is realistic goal, coach says
February 22, 2007
After back-to-back record-setting seasons, the Lansing High wrestling team returns to the Class 5A State Tournament with hopes of making more history.
Healthy again, Buehler sets sights on defending title
February 22, 2007
About 10 minutes after wrapping up the 140-pound championship Saturday at the Class 5A Regional Tournament, Lansing High senior Kyle Buehler still was busy catching his breath.
Fort’s 5-day seminar offers insight into counterinsurgencies
February 22, 2007
Capt. Jeremy Turner is one of about 90 military personnel going through a five-day counterinsurgency seminar at Fort Leavenworth. The seminar is designed to help them better prepare for situations that could arise in Iraq or Afghanistan, including those beyond combat.
Noxious Weeds department changes OK’d
February 22, 2007
With its current director officially leaving his post April 1, the Leavenworth County Noxious Weeds Department will be incorporated under the county Public Works Department - at least for the time being.
Balanced effort helps Lansing girls
February 22, 2007
With the Class 5A substate basketball tournament right around the corner, the Lansing High girls are gearing up for a postseason push.
Scoreboard
February 22, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 22, 2007.
County OK’s EMS gear, department funding woes
February 22, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a purchase of 34 protective flash suits for the county’s emergency medical services department and heard about funding problems in the Community Corrections department.
Gilstrap joins task force
February 22, 2007
Sen. Mark Gilstrap, D-Kansas City, Kan., has been appointed to the National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility Task Force, Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, of Topeka, announced this week.
Open wide’
Annual dental screenings take place at LMS
February 22, 2007
For about the 10th consecutive year, Dr. Jack Stewart loaded up a box of tongue depressors, latex gloves, a surgical mask and flashlight and headed to Lansing Middle School to give his annual dental screenings to sixth-graders in the Lansing district.
When photocopying today, remember the Hectograph
February 22, 2007
How easy it is to make copies now of any printed material with all the fancy new printers available in our homes or places of business.
No excuse for not voting in primary
February 22, 2007
There are dozens of reasons why it would be easy for Lansing Ward 2 voters to skip out on next week’s City Council primary election.
Middle school students prepare for History Day
February 22, 2007
Three students attending Lansing Middle School are participating in the 2007 History Day regional competition Saturday, Feb. 24, at Washburn University.
On the go, round the clock
February 22, 2007
Rebecca Givens crams as much as possible into her busy schedule, but a good night’s rest is often not one of those.
Scholarships offered
February 22, 2007
The Women’s Division of the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce is offering two scholarships beginning spring 2007. One will be offered to traditional students just entering college and the other will be for non-traditional students who already have a high school diploma or GED.
Biolab’s safety sparks discussion
February 22, 2007
18 sites in 12 states are under consideration for the site, which will serve as a replacement for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located off the tip of Long Island, N.Y.
8th-graders win tournament
February 22, 2007
The roster was loaded with talent; Bryan Shelley knew that much before the season ever started.
Crowd lifts LHS boys past Immaculata
February 22, 2007
The gymnasium at Immaculata High School was rocking Tuesday night, and Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs loved every minute of it.
8th-graders win final home games against Perry
February 22, 2007
The Lansing Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball A team has been tough to beat anywhere this season.
Lansing High grad makes history with JCCC track
February 22, 2007
Samantha Parr, a former track standout at Lansing High and a 2006 LHS graduate, recently entered the record books at Johnson County Community College.
JV boys make it 10 in a row
February 22, 2007
The Lansing High junior varsity boys were brilliant at times Tuesday night at Immaculata.
Junior varsity girls roll to 52-25 victory
February 22, 2007
Lansing High’s ferocious full-court trap was too much for Immaculata as LHS rolled to a 52-25 victory in junior varsity girls basketball Tuesday night at Immac.
Prosecutor: Vehicular homicide charges won’t be filed in fatality
February 22, 2007
A Lansing man who authorities said ran a stop sign last week that resulted in the death of a Tonganoxie woman and injuries to a carload from Basehor won’t face vehicular homicide charges.
Candidate declared bankruptcy in 2003
February 22, 2007
A candidate for the Ward 2 position in this year’s City Council election was granted bankruptcy protection in 2003.
Developer-engineer seeks council seat
February 22, 2007
David Anaya wants to dispel any hint that he’s running for the Ward 2 Lansing City Council seat because of his recent dispute with the city.
Wilfred H. “Blondie” Rettele
1917-2007
February 22, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Wilfred H. “Blondie” Rettele, 89, of Leavenworth, was Monday, Feb. 19, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. Burial was at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Gladys B. Koker
1921-2007
February 22, 2007
Services for Gladys B. Koker, 86, of Lansing, will be at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 22, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
On the record
February 22, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to Feb. 22, 2007.