Archive for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Also from January 11

On the street
Polls

Do you think Lt. Gen. David Petraeus will succeed in his Iraq mission?

Response Percent
No. Politics - both inside Iraq and in the United States - will thwart him.
 
70%
Yes. He’s a brilliant military mind, and if anyone can succeed, he can.
 
30%
Total 30

All stories

Killer pleads guilty to escape
January 11, 2007
Convicted murderer John Manard has pleaded guilty to charges related to his February 2006 escape from Lansing Correctional Facility.
Showing their colors
January 11, 2007
LIS students receive flag that flew over U.S. Military Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq.
Big night awaits
Winter Royalty king and queen to be named Friday
January 11, 2007
Meet Lansing High’s Winter Royalty court.
LHS girls find no comfort in narrow defeat at Santa Fe
Briggs, Lang, Nietzke each score 13 points for Lions
January 11, 2007
This time the comeback came early for the Lansing High girls basketball team.
Five-year engagement
January 11, 2007
The opportunity to earn a varsity letter wasn’t what hooked Samantha Clark on wrestling.
Lions get in a groove at Louisburg Invitational
January 11, 2007
When the Lansing High wrestling team returned to the mat Thursday after a three-week winter break, the Lions weren’t particularly sharp.
At last … a victory!
Lansing High boys shake six-game skid, collect first victory on the road at SFT
January 11, 2007
Five minutes was all the time Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs needed to address his players after the game Tuesday night.
Incumbents all in for election
January 11, 2007
There’s one advantage of incumbency Ward 3 Lansing City Council member Janette Labbee-Holdeman is lacking as municipal elections draw near this year.
Fire District No. 1 earns key rating
January 11, 2007
Lansing business owners should start seeing some relief in their building insurance premiums beginning in April.
Kayettes aim to shed light on hunger
January 11, 2007
Some who attend Lansing High School’s Oxfam Hunger Banquet this month will go home hungry - and that’s precisely the point.
Ward 4 council member cites family record of public service
January 11, 2007
Harland Russell knows its cliche, but he said he was running for re-election to the Ward 4 Lansing City Council seat because he wanted to make sure projects now in the hopper get completed.
Fort Leavenworth commander to lead U.S. military in Iraq
January 11, 2007
Robert Gates, the new secretary of defense, looked to Fort Leavenworth to pluck the new commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Lt. Gen. David Petraeus.
Schools to observe King holiday
January 11, 2007
Lansing schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Winter Royalty slated for Friday
January 11, 2007
That chill in the air means it’s tiara time again at Lansing High School.
Debaters eye trip to state
January 11, 2007
Senior Michael Brooks stands up straight, poised to defend this position: The LHS debate team’s season won’t end this weekend during the 5A regional tournament in Emporia.
Relocated, but not out
January 11, 2007
You can take Mary Ann Sherley out of Lansing, but you can’t get her to stop being involved in the community.
Developer decries sewer tie-in rules, city ‘favoritism’
January 11, 2007
David Anaya took his place at the podium before Lansing City Council with his arms full of maps, diagrams and a stack of folders containing letters from city staff: He meant business.
City’s De Soto Rd. discussion Jan. 25
January 11, 2007
A Lansing City Council work session originally penciled in for tonight has been delayed until later this month.
Driving course targets seniors
January 11, 2007
The Council on Aging will sponsor an AARP drivers course later this month for seniors 50 and older.
One day at Largent’s Garage
January 11, 2007
Back in the 1930s, Mr. Grover Largent ran an automobile garage and filling station in Lansing. It was on the southeast corner of what is now Mary Street and Highway 73.
ID theft program slated this month
January 11, 2007
The Council on Aging is sponsoring an Identity Theft and Scams presentation by the Leavenworth Police Department from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29.
For 1-year-old twins, a celebration at home
January 11, 2007
Steve and Kendra Toedter chose a Noah’s ark theme to celebrate their twins’ first birthday, but the twins, they say, really aren’t two of a kind.
Della F. Giese
1922-2007
January 11, 2007
Services for Della F. Giese, 84, of Leavenworth, were Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
School lists inaugural BUG recipients
January 11, 2007
These are the Lansing Elementary School third-graders who were recognized in the inaugural Bring Up Grades program.
County coordinator relieved with news reversing statewide bee’s cancellation
January 11, 2007
There will be a Kansas state spelling bee, after all.
Lansing student graduates from WU
January 11, 2007
Kimberly Turner, Lansing, has graduated from Washburn University.
Program begins for 3rd-graders
Kiwanis, site council recognize 105 students for bringing up grades
January 11, 2007
A BUG has invaded Sallie Zoll’s classrooms, but there’s no need to call an exterminator. Students and teachers welcome it.
On the record
January 11, 2007
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Jan. 11, 2006.
Scoreboard
January 11, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 11, 2006.
Knights of Columbus annual free throw contest set for Jan. 14
January 11, 2007
Lansing Knights of Columbus will hold its annual free throw competition at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Lansing Activities Center.
School board filings at slow pace
January 11, 2007
This spring’s Lansing School Board race so far has turned up a mixed bag of intentions by the four board members whose terms will expire at the end of the school year.
MidAmerican eyes Feb. 1 opening
January 11, 2007
The next several months may be hectic for Phil Parsons, soon-to-be manager for Lansing’s newest bank, but he’s had a year to prepare. By now, he’s raring to go.