Archive for Thursday, June 7, 2007

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Polls

How costly would gas have to be before you changed your driving habits?

Response Percent
It really doesn’t matter.
 
45%
I already have.
 
44%
$4 a gallon.
 
7%
$5 a gallon.
 
2%
Total 70

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The class of Kansas
Hauver, Manago, Nietzke land on All-State first team
June 7, 2007
Only two teams in Kansas Class 5-1A landed more players on the All-State girls soccer first team than Lansing High this year.
Drivers unfazed by cost of gas
June 7, 2007
J.C. Tibbetts, a Farm Bureau Insurance representative for Leavenworth County, fills his Chevy Tahoe’s gasoline tank about once or twice a week, costing him about $150. And that’s just his work vehicle to get him around the county.
Relay for Life raises $60,000 for cancer fight
June 7, 2007
On a rain-soaked Abele’s Field in Leavenworth, 400 men, women and children gathered to show their support for cancer victims, to honor those who have survived the disease and to remember those who have lost their battle.
Lansing lands 4 on All-Kaw Valley League softball squads
June 7, 2007
The four most consistent bats in the Lansing High softball lineup have been recognized as being among the top players in the Kaw Valley League.
Commissioner backs off need for new staffer
June 7, 2007
A controversial job proposal to increase staffing for the county commission will be put on the shelf for the time being, it seems.
Registration deadline nears for Sean Ryan tournament
June 7, 2007
Changes are in store this year at the second Sean Ryan Memorial Football Classic.
Council may OK agreement tonight
June 7, 2007
Potential tenants such as Lowe’s, PetSmart, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Borders Books, a movie theatre, grocery store, restaurants and athletic equipment or apparel retailers could fill Lansing’s Towne Center, site developers say in an agreement up for approval at tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting.
Freshmen hit the track running in 2007
June 7, 2007
Those once-dominant Lansing Middle School eighth-grade runners wasted little time making an impact on the Lansing High track team as freshmen this season.
DAZE holdovers to be this weekend
June 7, 2007
Come this weekend last year, Lansing residents would be gearing up for the annual Lansing DAZE festival. But this year, in a return to tradition, the city decided to push the event forward to the first weekend of May.
School construction projects moving along ‘pretty fast’
June 7, 2007
For the past eight months, construction on the new Lansing Elementary School and Lansing High auditorium may have looked slow in progress to passersby, but what was taking place underground and out of site was anything but.
Jane Marie Holliman
1931-2007
June 7, 2007
Mass of the Resurrection for Jane Marie Holliman, 75, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. today, June 7, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Inurnment will be at 12:30 p.m. at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
4-H camp has spots remaining
June 7, 2007
Only a few spots still are open for 4-H Totally Tech Zone, a weeklong day camp for 4-H members that will be June 25-29.
County firm on CR1 moratorium boundary
June 7, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission maintains that a moratorium placed on a development for a prime area of real estate south of Tonganoxie would be best suited running all the way to Tonganoxie city limits.
How times have changed
June 7, 2007
The recent news about the gentleman who flew from our country to another country and back with tuberculosis (TB) made me think about how it was years ago here in Lansing, and in fact all over the country.
Court date in 24-40 fatality delayed
June 7, 2007
A court appearance of a Lansing man whose collision with two vehicles claimed the life of a 19-year-old Tonganoxie woman has been delayed.
William J. “Bill” Spinner
1932-2007
June 7, 2007
Services for William J. “Bill” Spinner, 74, of Lansing, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial with Air Force honors will be at Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Lansing Pharmacy moves to avoid construction
June 7, 2007
In an effort to stay one step ahead of the Main Street construction, Lansing Pharmacy will be moving to a new location after four-and-a-half years of service at its current location at 617 N. Main St.
14-and-under Lansing squad off to red-hot start
June 7, 2007
The Lansing Reds 14-and-under baseball team is hitting the field, and the road, running this summer.
Cavalry sink Pirates with twinbill sweep
June 7, 2007
When Lansing High and Piper met on the baseball field earlier this spring, few things went Lansing’s way. Thank goodness for summer baseball.
Council to help tornado victims
June 7, 2007
The Council on Aging is pitching in to help senior citizens affected by the Greensburg tornado.
Eisenhower Crossing gets first tenants in new building
June 7, 2007
The first tenants of the Eisenhower Crossing development have moved in and set up shop at one of the three new buildings on site.
Cake-decorating class offered
June 7, 2007
Beginning Cake Decorating taught by Anne Barfoot will be offered through the Women’s Community Y of Leavenworth starting June 11.
LMS track results
June 7, 2007
Lansing Middle School track results from the Lexington Trail Invitational.
On guard … and entertaining
June 7, 2007
For the past three and a half years, Marty Wacker has served part time as a security guard at the Leavenworth County Justice Center and as a constant source of entertainment for his co-workers and guests to the center alike.
Pretrial date set in fatality
Suspect faces trial in accident that killed Lansing woman
June 7, 2007
A pretrial date was set Wednesday morning for a Leavenworth woman who is charged in the death of a Lansing resident during a traffic accident earlier this year.
Emile Street access to reopen
June 7, 2007
If as anticipated the weather holds out, motorists again will be able to access Emile Street from Main Street.
Mustangs roll to first victory of the summer
June 7, 2007
The Lansing Mustangs 14-and-under baseball team defeated Tonganoxie One, 15-3, on June 4 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Fort to celebrate Army’s birthday
June 7, 2007
Fort Leavenworth will celebrate the Army’s 232nd birthday at 9 a.m. Monday, June 14, in front of Bell Hall. The celebration is open to the public.
Inmate group to stage concerts
June 7, 2007
The East Hill Singers will hold stage concerts throughout the month of June.
Youth soccer registration
June 7, 2007
Youths interested in participating in Lansing Parks and Recreation soccer may sign up between now and July 20.
Sign up for youth football
June 7, 2007
Youths interested in participating in Lansing Parks and Recreation football may sign up between now and July 20.
Youth cheerleading registration
June 7, 2007
Youths interested in participating in Lansing Parks and Recreation cheerleading must register by July 20.
Kohl, Delich wrap up junior seasons at Morningside
June 7, 2007
Tom Kohl, a 2004 Lansing High graduate, recently completed his junior season of baseball at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.
Lansing Lion football camps
June 7, 2007
Lansing High football coach Bill Pekarek and his staff will conduct their annual Lansing Lion football camps again this summer.
Study mapping out 24-40’s future
June 7, 2007
With the U.S Highway 24-40 Corridor Study nearing completion, area officials and representatives with the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Mid-America Regional Council are about ready to make some decisions on the findings they have uncovered.