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Valuation, sales taxes help city hold line
July 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
The city’s property tax levy would lower slightly in the coming year, if City Council members accept City Administrator Mike Smith’s proposed 2008 budget.
School district plan would shave 1.09 mills
July 12, 2007
Lansing school district officials are proposing a budget for the 2007-2008 year that would lower the property tax levy by 1.09 mills.
Local samaritan returns valuables
July 12, 2007
When Joe Howard, a former Jefferson County sheriff’s officer and current bus driver for the Lansing School District, went to a garage sale held by Lansing residents John and Linda Harriss the weekend of June 22, he thought he was buying a weather radio for $3.
Kansas 1 of 5 finalists for bio facility
July 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
Leavenworth County’s proposed site for a multimillion-dollar federal facility was rejected, but Manhattan is still in the running.
Blaze kindles kindness
Ember causes museum fire
July 12, 2007
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 Chief Rick Huhn said the fire was started in the museum’s attic by an ember from a torch used earlier in the day to strip paint from the side of the building.
Assignment excites new commander
July 12, 2007
Gen. William Caldwell will assume command of Fort Leavenworth in a ceremony today, July 12.
Panthers aim to improve football talent pool in Leavenworth County
July 12, 2007
The Leavenworth Panthers formed last year as the newest member of the North Suburban Youth Football League, a league that has existed under various names since 1962 and has served as a feeder program for many of Missouri’s most dominant high school programs.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon caps freshman year
July 12, 2007
Most college students seize every opportunity to sleep in and relax, so Lauren Griffen’s freshman year at Kansas State University was anything but typical in that regard.
A dream rekindled
2002 LHS grad returns to baseball, tries to land spot on KU roster
July 12, 2007
For a long time, Phillip Smith believed his baseball-playing days were behind him.
Land records are her game
July 12, 2007
Stacy Driscoll ended up knowing the department so well that she decided to run for office and became register of deeds herself in January 2000.
Land-use issues need public input
July 12, 2007
With the changing landscape in mind, two efforts to guide future growth are under way. One is in its beginning stages; the other is in its final stages. Both deserve the public’s input.
Milnark earns all-metro honors
July 12, 2007
Chalk up another honor for Lansing High freshman softball player Rachel Milnark.
Legions adds women’s auxiliary
July 12, 2007
Twenty-two women have signed up as charter members of the first women’s auxiliary of the American Legion Post 411 in Lansing.
Fire thanks
July 12, 2007
The Lansing Historical Museum was damaged by fire Monday, and the Lansing Historical Society wishes to thank the Lansing fire department as well as the other departments that responded to help as needed.
Spatial vs. intellectual
July 12, 2007
I have collected “how-to” art books for years, but I just read a fascinating book, “Drawing with your Artist’s Brain,” by Carl Purcell. “Learn to draw what you see, not what you think you see.”
Open house to feature 24-40 plans
July 12, 2007
The product of more than a year of deliberation among local residents, as well as city, county and state officials regarding the future of the U.S. Highway 24-40 corridor will be on display a final time today.