Archive for Thursday, July 19, 2007

Also from July 19

On the street
Polls

What do you think most help land Lansing on the list of 100 best places?

Response Percent
Proximity to big-city services
 
34%
The public schools
 
27%
Small-town atmosphere
 
27%
None of the above
 
10%
City parks and services
 
0%
Total 29

All stories

Reds win Zone Tournament opener
July 19, 2007
The Lansing Reds moved one step closer to defending their American Legion Class A Zone 1 Tournament championship on Wednesday night when they claimed a 19-10 victory over Doniphan County in Hiawatha.
Fort welcomes new commander
July 19, 2007
The new commander at Fort Leavenworth, fresh off a year in Iraq, said progress was being made in the war-torn country.
Gravesite mapping preserves history
July 19, 2007
For the past three months, a group of Leavenworth County residents has been involved in a gravesite mapping project.
LCF escape is brief
July 19, 2007
Prison officials said Mark A. Henderson, 50, escaped from the facility’s Vehicle Maintenance Department, where he was assigned to work. He was captured by the Platte County, Mo., Sheriff’s Department less than an hour after his escape was discovered.
Lansing breaks top 100
City ranks No. 88 on list of best places to live by Money magazine
July 19, 2007
Mayor Kenneth Bernard welcomed the news this week that Lansing is one of the nation’s top 100 “Best Places to Live” as determined by Money magazine.
League shakeup will benefit Lansing
July 19, 2007
The Kaw Valley League will receive a minor facelift with the addition of Turner High School and the loss of Immaculata from the league lineup, but this is a move that should prove beneficial for Lansing High and the KVL for years to come.
Turner set to join the KVL
Golden Bears will be league’s fourth Class 5A school, as well as its biggest
July 19, 2007
Turner High School has been accepted into the Kaw Valley League and will begin play during the 2008-2009 season.
Emergency radio upgrade advances
July 19, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners have taken the next step in upgrading a communications system for local emergency service providers that undersheriff Ron Cranor said was “on the verge of extinction.”
GOP club targets ACLU
July 19, 2007
Members of the Leavenworth County Repub-lican Women are taking their fight against what they call an attack on public symbols of American history and heritage to a national level.
Ericson, McCarter pace Riptides
Leavenworth-based swim team finishes regular season with splash
July 19, 2007
The Leavenworth Riptides swim club held its own in the league championships Friday at Turner High School in Kansas City, Kan.
LCDC officials win praise for biolab efforts
July 19, 2007
Leavenworth County’s bid for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility wasn’t successful, but that didn’t stop congratulatory messages from being passed to members of the Leavenworth County Development Corp. board.
LHS grad earns national honor
July 19, 2007
Raechel M. Little, a 2005 graduate of Lansing High School, has been named to the National Dean’s List.
Student readers hit 100-mark
July 19, 2007
Lansing Elementary School has announced the students who made it into the 100-point honor club of the school’s Accelerated Reading Club.
Bonding with pets
July 19, 2007
Fort Leavenworth Human Animal Bond (HAB) is a volunteer, nonprofit service organization that does scheduled visits at area hospitals, schools, health care facilities and convalescent centers.
Thanks for sign
July 19, 2007
Recently it was my great pleasure to dedicate the new “Welcome to Lansing” sign with many of the logos from organizations within the city.
Discussion starter
July 19, 2007
Even though I disagree with the Americans for Prosperity’s opposition to the Regional Prison Museum, I appreciate their joining the conversation on earmark accountability.
A mother’s gratitude
July 19, 2007
I would like to thank all those friends and loved ones who took time out of their busy lives to put together the 2nd Annual Sean Ryan Memorial Flag Football Tournament.
Museum, earmark merit support
July 19, 2007
Support the Kansas Regional Prisons Museum, and Congresswoman Boyda’s efforts to assist it with federal funding.
County once noted for its peach orchards
July 19, 2007
Leavenworth County was noted for its many orchards in the 1800s, but through the years it became more difficult to have good crops, partly due to the changes in weather and the constant care they need.
Community Center policy changing
City Council wants fees waived for use by service organizations
July 19, 2007
Use of the Lansing Community Center will be free to Lansing service organizations, under a proposed policy revision discussed by Lansing City Council members.
Boyda wants U.S. to pull combat troops out of Iraq
July 19, 2007
Congresswoman Nancy Boyda has high praise for the U.S. commander in Iraq, but says it’s time President Bush and his advisers prepare an exit strategy for U.S. combat troops in the oil-rich country.
Building a better body
July 19, 2007
As a former bodybuilder and personal trainer, Glen Hoffman knows what it takes to get in shape.
Lansing student earns degree
July 19, 2007
A Lansing student has graduated from Columbia College - Kansas City.
Council to discuss park designers
July 19, 2007
Lansing City Council members will be asked to approve a $217,300 contract for design of the new Lansing Park.
Preliminary figures suggest rise in mill levy
July 19, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners have yet to announce the official budget for 2008 but if a preliminary meeting Wednesday is any indication of what is in store, county residents could see as much as a 6-mill increase in property taxes next year.