Archive for Thursday, July 5, 2007

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Freshman lands on All-State first team
Kansas coaches overlook KVL snub, honor Milnark
July 5, 2007
Terry Cornett has a firm handshake and a hearty “thank you” ready to give out, but he doesn’t know who to share it with.
Museum board seeks costs
July 5, 2007
The newest goal of the board of directors of the Kansas Regional Prisons Museum comes down to not counting their eggs before they’re hatched.
Residents slow to take on treasure hunt
July 5, 2007
The race is off to a slow start for the Main Street Treasure Hunt.
Congressmen seek more federal funds for prison
July 5, 2007
Two congressmen on a visit Tuesday to Leavenworth called on the federal government to provide more staffing and a possible new addition to the U.S. Penitentiary.
Air Force-bound Miller among the best in KC
July 5, 2007
Kyle Miller departed town on June 27 to begin his college career - academically, militarily and athletically - at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Manago lands spot on All-Metro squad
July 5, 2007
Bianca Manago is no stranger to receiving accolades for her performance on the soccer field.
Rain washes out Lansing Tourney
July 5, 2007
Three days of constant rain caused little if any flooding in the city last weekend, but the downpour was significant enough to wash out the inaugural American Legion Lansing Tournament at the Lansing High baseball field.
4th features fireworks, families
July 5, 2007
From the booms to the bangs and all the sparkles and colors in between, Fourth of July illuminates the skies, brought to life by the magic of fireworks.
Wranglers roll to sweep of Cubs
July 5, 2007
The summer isn’t getting any easier for the Lansing Cubs.
Station adds new truck to fleet
July 5, 2007
After 31 years of service in the Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1, a loyal member says goodbye while a younger, stronger version is brought in to take its place.
Defendant enters plea in accident trial
Flores claims ‘not guilty’ Wednesday for crash that killed Tonganoxie teen
July 5, 2007
A Lansing man pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in Leavenworth County District Court to several traffic violations in connection with an accident that claimed the life of a Tonganoxie woman.
Resident claims appraisal process unfair
July 5, 2007
A Leavenworth County landlord says the process for appealing property valuations is broken at the county level and needs attention.
Romance in the air
July 5, 2007
Janette Kenny has a knack for noticing the characters around her.
Girls, Boys State teaches youths about citizenship
July 5, 2007
For many, learning from a textbook is enough, but for the hundreds of Kansas youths - including several from Lansing High School - who participate in Girls and Boys State each year, learning is better when it takes a hands-on approach.
Senior citizens have spelling bees, too
July 5, 2007
The Salina Senior Center and City of Salina Parks and Recreation 50 Plus program are co-sponsoring the first Senior Citizens State Wide Spelling Bee later this year.
Commission considers continuing ed changes
July 5, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission will need to find a new way to send local paramedics and possibly other county employees “back to school” in 2008.
What a great day!
July 5, 2007
Independence Day was Wednesday. What a wonderful celebration this is to honor our country. And what a privilege that we have the freedom and independence to celebrate as we see fit.
Extension summer intern helping with 4-H
July 5, 2007
Catherine Metzgar, 20, of Mound City, Mo., is spending her summer as an intern with the K-State Research and Extension Leavenworth County Office.
New county ag agent ready to help farmers
July 5, 2007
From the diseased to the infested, Michael Epler is the man to see when it comes to crops in Leavenworth County that are not quite up to par.
Rains aid soybean, corn crops in county
July 5, 2007
Last week’s string of wet weather suited Leavenworth County farmer Bob Kissinger just fine.
Tonganoxie 10-year-old off to nationals
Youngster to show her 1,300-pound Angus steer in competition this week in Tulsa
July 5, 2007
Hadley DeHoff went into the pen where her 15-month-old black steer, Tonka, was lying down.
Hunter
July 5, 2007
Ryan and Adria Edmonds Hunter, Westwood, announce the birth of a son, Hank Daniel Hunter.
Nichols-Suozzo
July 5, 2007
Krista Yvonne Nichols and Matthew Christopher Suozzo, both of Overland Park, announce their engagement.
Ministering by the book
Leavenworth County resident publishes award-winning book
July 5, 2007
When it comes to writing, Terry Barnes likes telling engaging stories and teaching lessons, all without drawing too much attention to either.
Reds almost ready for Zone
July 5, 2007
Brackets have not yet been set, but the Lansing Reds are slated to begin play in the Class A Zone 1 Baseball Tournament beginning Monday at Wathena City Park.
On The Run 5K race results
July 5, 2007
Overall finishers from the 2007 Lansing DAZE On the Run 5K road race.
Division champions
July 5, 2007
The Leavenworth Thunder, a 14-and-under girls soccer team in the Leavenworth United Soccer Club, recently captured the Heartland Soccer Association U14/U15 Division championship for the spring season.
Bormolini claims 6 top finishes as Riptides take second place
July 5, 2007
The Leavenworth Riptides swim club had another banner day in the water on June 23 as it collected 23 first-place medals and a second-place team finish at a triangular meet with Bonner Springs and Turner.
Providence Saint John Golf Classic
July 5, 2007
The eighth annual Providence Saint John Golf Classic will take place Monday, August 27, at Brookridge Golf and Country Club in Overland Park.
On the record
July 5, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to July 5, 2007
Mural meant to soothe unit’s patients
Mother’s disease inspires work at Senior Behavioral Health Center
July 5, 2007
Kansas City area artist Cathy Kline likes to create paintings that her clients can relate to and that everyone can enjoy.
Cushing CEO resigns
July 5, 2007
Cushing Memorial Hospital is losing its top official.
Sue Ann Kendall
July 5, 2007
1965-2007
Andrew Minnick
July 5, 2007
1906-2007
Committee plans future growth of county
July 5, 2007
A new committee that has its sights on the future development of Leavenworth County is well underway.