Archive for Thursday, January 4, 2007

Also from January 4

On the street
Photos
Polls

What's your New Year's resolution?

Response Percent
None of the above
 
46%
I don’t do resolutions
 
25%
Lose weight
 
20%
Pay down debt
 
5%
Get organized
 
2%
Total 39

All stories

Yasu A. Gfeller
January 4, 2007
1927-2006
From Lion to Tiger, Demarest took a wild ride to the top
2003 Lansing High graduate loves life on the mat at Missouri
January 4, 2007
It was supposed to be the end of Vince Demarest’s wrestling career, that Saturday afternoon in late February 2003 when the Lansing High senior stepped off the medal stand at the Class 4A state wrestling tournament.
County Road 1 cost estimates drop $600,000
January 4, 2007
According to refined cost estimates provided Tuesday, Jan. 2, by the engineering firm HNTB, the road improvement project will cost $12,961,000. That compares with previous estimates of $13.5 million to $14.5 million.
Ward 2 race likely
VFW commander says he’ll file for council seat
January 4, 2007
If Mike Howell follows through with his intentions, there’ll be at least one contested race in this spring’s City Council elections.
Concealed handgun era begins with issuance of first permits
January 4, 2007
After years of debate and defeat in the Kansas Legislature, a concealed carry law won the approval of lawmakers in the 2006 legislative session. The law went into effect Monday, Jan. 1.
School board filings begin
January 4, 2007
The first two candidates vying for election to the Lansing School Board this spring have filed for office.
LES mirrors trend for male teachers
January 4, 2007
Lansing Elementary School music teacher Ryan Rothmeyer has challenged a group of first-graders to name the eight reindeer that help Rudolph pull Santa’s sleigh.
City hires help for inspection load
January 4, 2007
With only community development superintendent John Jacobson and two full-time city inspectors on staff to assist with the plethora of building inspections, help was needed.
National runner-up’s roster includes two LHS grads
January 4, 2007
The Johnson County Community College women’s cross country team raced to a second-place finish at the NJCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 4 in El Paso, Texas. Two 2006 Lansing High graduates - Samantha Parr and Erin Eustice - were on the Cavaliers’ roster this year.
New Web site caters to female baby boomers
January 4, 2007
Carol Armstrong wouldn’t go back to her 20s and 30s for anything.
Wrestling season resumes tonight
January 4, 2007
Injuries and illness took their toll on the Lansing High wrestling team during the first month of the season, so the Lions welcomed their brief winter break as an opportunity to recuperate.
KCKCC seeks nominations for Women’s Day celebration
January 4, 2007
Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 19 for recognition at the ninth annual International Women’s Day Celebration at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Junior repeats in T-shirt contest
LHS student uses computer to create winning design
January 4, 2007
Randy Craig’s creativity has become a staple in the stands at Lansing High School basketball games.
4-H near to caregiver’s heart
January 4, 2007
Lori Redford wasn’t raised on a farm, but she has always loved animals.
Bug’ me
Program seeks to raise grades at Lansing Elementary
January 4, 2007
Classrooms in the Sallie Zoll School soon will be abuzz with BUG, a program that gives third-graders another reason to strive for good grades.
Lansing representatives ready for 2007 session
January 4, 2007
The state budget, public school funding, taxes, economic development, crime and punishment and health care again will be in the spotlight beginning next week when state Reps. Kenny Wilk and Candy Ruff return to Topeka for the start of the 2007 Legislature.
Satisfying the sweet tooth
January 4, 2007
have had my share of chocolate the past few weeks, so I decided to look a little into its history.
Male teachers gravitate toward upper grades
January 4, 2007
A Lansing student’s chance of learning from a male teacher increases with each passing year.
Virginian faces charges
January 4, 2007
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s officers arrested a Virginia man this week on charges he attacked three Leavenworth residents.
Work scheduled on Main Street
January 4, 2007
Weather permitting, crews will replace traffic signal lights at Main Street and 4-H Road today, Thursday, Jan. 4.
LHS girls hope to ride momentum into 2007
January 4, 2007
The last time the Lansing High girls basketball team took to the court, it battled to a 44-42 defeat to rival Tonganoxie.
On the record
January 4, 2007
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Jan. 4, 2007.
Lansing boys aim for first victory against Jags
January 4, 2007
In addition to superior talent, Mill Valley’s boys basketball team has carried with it a certain intimidation factor in recent years.
Jayhawk Conference lauds LHS grad
January 4, 2007
When Logan Ryan signed his letter-of-intent last year to play football at Highland Community College, he expected to compete against some top-tier talent.