Archive for Thursday, June 14, 2007

Also from June 14

On the street
Photos
Polls

Is a 4 percent pay raise for Lansing teachers and administrators adequate?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s higher than the cost-of-living index.
 
50%
No. Teachers are historically underpaid and should be getting even more.
 
35%
Don’t know. I’m waiting to see what my pay increase will be.
 
15%
Total 20

All stories

City paves way for Towne Center
June 14, 2007
Lansing City Council members at their meeting Thursday, June 7, gave unanimous approval to a series of actions to get the $80.6 million project off the ground.
9-year-old helps rock to world record
June 14, 2007
Tanner Holden, 9, Lansing, was one of 1,721, participants of the KYYS-FM radio station-sponsored event that took part in attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest guitar ensemble to ever play.
Douglas is new LHS baseball boss
June 14, 2007
A quick glance at Harley Douglas’ physical appearance likely will lead some to believe that the new Lansing High baseball coach isn’t much older than the players on his roster. That observation would be correct: Douglas turned 29 just last week. But Douglas’ age isn’t why LHS hired him. Instead, it was because of his resumeÂ’.
No lazy DAZE of summer
June 14, 2007
The Lansing DAZE community festival took place a month ago, but it officially wound down Friday and Sunday with the annual sports events.
Earmark includes prisons museum
June 14, 2007
The Kansas Regional Prisons Museum will see $1.18 million in federal funding, if a list of appropriation requests from U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda wins approval in Congress and is signed into law by President Bush.
Miller lands on All-State first team
June 14, 2007
All of those extra trips to the batting cage with teammates, early morning workouts in the weight room and running sessions in the hot summer sun paid off for Kyle Miller.
Helping to preserve history
June 14, 2007
For Lansing resident Ralph Beckwith, one of the most noticeable structures in Kansas’s first city has a particularly unique significance.
LUSC announces soccer tryouts
June 14, 2007
Tryouts will take place June 26, 27, 28 and 30 for youths interested in playing for the Leavenworth United Soccer Club.
Cluttered studio? So what?
June 14, 2007
My studio is so fascinating. : Cluttered would be a better word.
Council schedules Alzheimer meeting
June 14, 2007
The Council on Aging will conduct a presentation by the Heart of America Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, at the Council on Aging office, 109-A Delaware, Leavenworth.
Hallmark to consolidate its two plants in Leavenworth
June 14, 2007
Hallmark Cards Inc. will be closing its Select Products plant in Leavenworth and consolidating equipment and employees there into its production center at 450 Eisenhower Road.
Bill would reassign Guantanamo prisoners to Fort Leavenworth
June 14, 2007
Politicians continue to refer to the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth as the military prison of choice for detaining terrorist suspects now at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Cavalry finish first at Wathena Post 55 Tournament, improve summer record to 7-2-1
June 14, 2007
Sure, the Lansing Cavalry entered the weekend with five games under their belts, but the season hadn’t really started yet.
Riese
June 14, 2007
Robert and Marietta Riese, members of Saint Francis de Sales Parish, Lansing, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 15.
Harper-Preston
June 14, 2007
Michelle Lynn Harper and Travis Preston were married April 14, 2007, at Asbury United Methodist Church, Prairie Village.
Police seize weapons from drivers
June 14, 2007
Police Chief Steve Wayman said he didn’t know if it was the beginning of a trend or just isolated incidents, but this past week his officers made two arrests involving drivers carrying loaded weapons in their vehicles.
American Legion roundup
June 14, 2007
The Lansing Reds - a team composed of Lansing High junior varsity baseball players and incoming LHS freshmen - took on Tonganoxie’s varsity American Legion team Tuesday night at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
District teachers to receive 4% salary increase
June 14, 2007
Teachers and administrators in the Lansing School District will receive a 4 percent salary increase in the coming school year.
County, WaterOne continue talks on treatment plant near Lansing
June 14, 2007
Leavenworth County and Lansing city officials met behind closed doors last week with representatives of Water District No. 1 of Johnson County, the utility that has plans to build a water treatment facility in Wyandotte County and store leftover sediment from water drawn from the Missouri River in a residual monofill in Leavenworth County.
Ask a Nurse program available to seniors
June 14, 2007
A registered nurse who is new to Lansing is teaming up with the Council on Aging in a monthly program for Leavenworth County senior citizens.
Police search for burglary suspect
June 14, 2007
Lansing Police continue to investigate a burglary earlier this week.
Council hosts candy making
June 14, 2007
The Council on Aging will play host next week to a candy-making class.
On The Record
June 14, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to June 14, 2007.
Riptides start with a splash
June 14, 2007
The Leavenworth Riptides swim club made plenty of waves on Wednesday, June 6, as it collected 28 first-place finishes against Turner and Lake Quivira at Turner High School.
Pioneer Golf Classic
June 14, 2007
The first Pioneer Golf Classic will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 27, at Leavenworth Country Club.
Lansing Wrestling Camp
June 14, 2007
Lansing High wrestling coach Ron Averill will conduct the annual Lansing Wrestling Camp on July 9-10 at the LHS wrestling room. Cost is $40 per participant.
Mustangs win second straight
June 14, 2007
The Lansing Mustangs 14-and-under baseball team won their second straight game Wednesday, June 6, when they swatted the Edwardsville Hornets, 16-2, at Lansing City Park.