Archive for Thursday, June 28, 2007

Also from June 28

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Polls

Do you shoot off fireworks for the Fourth of July?

Response Percent
Sometimes. But mostly I just like to watch public fireworks displays.
 
53%
Of course, what could be more American?
 
35%
No. Fireworks are unsafe - and besides,. they’re not American, they’re made in China
 
10%
Total 28

All stories

Rain forces Lansing Tournament to be called off
June 28, 2007
Two days of constant rainfall led to the cancelation of the first American Legion Lansing Baseball Tournament.
Classmates, friends score one for Sean
June 28, 2007
The fields were packed, the games were intense and the competitors were spirited on Saturday at the second annual Sean Ryan Memorial Football Classic at Lansing Middle School.
District cited among most efficient
June 28, 2007
The Lansing school district has received a test score that any mother would be proud to hang on her refrigerator.
LHS grad finds right chemistry in KU studies
June 28, 2007
A Lansing High School graduate is thriving as a student chemist at the University of Kansas.
Lansing Tournament kicks off today
June 28, 2007
With three American Legion baseball teams in the city, it’s not easy for fans to see all of the local squads in action. This weekend they’ll get their chance.
Cavs enter tourney as the team to beat
June 28, 2007
As far as confidence goes, the Lansing Cavalry couldn’t ask for much more entering the inaugural Lansing Tournament today at Lansing High School.
Reds run win streak to 3
June 28, 2007
Who wants a piece of the Lansing Reds right now?
Academics, soldiers team on war issues
June 28, 2007
Bart Dean and Charles Bartles might seem an unlikely team.
Lansing’s growth up 4.8%
New Census Bureau estimate puts city’s population at 10,705
June 28, 2007
Lansing is getting bigger, the U.S. Census Bureau says.
A pastor with a purpose
June 28, 2007
When Al Wolfe moved to Lansing from Atchison 10 years ago, he felt he had been called to do one thing to start a church from scratch.
County continues hearings into 2008 budget
June 28, 2007
It’s budget-setting season, and the Leavenworth County Commission has been no exception to the norm.
WyCo officials praise gambling vote results
June 28, 2007
The crowd was giddy with anticipation before it turned raucous with celebration Tuesday night at the Woodlands racetrack in Kansas City, Kan.
Construction forces city to move fireworks venue
June 28, 2007
Fireworks will light up the night sky, but from a new venue this year as the city presents its seventh-annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show on Wednesday, July 4.
Storage solution eludes county commission
June 28, 2007
County commissioners continue to work to find a solution for file storage and document imaging for several county agencies.
Who was Maude Keirns?
June 28, 2007
A grade-school picture that was recently in the Lansing This Week newspaper was a first-and second-grade class and the teacher was Maude Keirns. The year probably would be 1929 or 1930.
Offices to observe July 4 holiday
June 28, 2007
Lansing city offices and city services will observe the Independence Day holiday.
Lansing student earns scholarships
June 28, 2007
Nathaniel Markovetz, Lansing, has been awarded two scholarships from Missouri State University.
On the record
June 28, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to June 28, 2007.
A sign of social partnership
Service clubs come together for welcome sign dedication
June 28, 2007
The new Welcome to Lansing sign at the intersection of Kansas Highway 7 and McIntyre Road is not only a warm “hello” to visitors but a symbol of togetherness for the 11 service organizations represented on the sign, officials say.
Cubs collect first wins of summer
June 28, 2007
It’s not quite a hot streak, but the Lansing Cubs are simmering after picking up their first victories of the summer last week.
Pair of come-from-behind victories has U-14 Mustangs on a roll
June 28, 2007
Three tough road games remain on the Lansing Mustangs’ summer schedule, but the 14-and-under baseball team enters that stretch riding a two-game winning streak.
County to offer ‘cultural grants’
June 28, 2007
Historical groups and museums in Leavenworth County will share 4.2 percent more funding from the county commission in 2008 than in 2007, but the aid will be funneled out as competitive grants.
A day on the farm
June 28, 2007
Children these days know plenty about Xboxes and iPods, but even in Kansas they know little about life on the farm - at least according to Joan Payne and Lyn Spring.
Police list times, dates of legal fireworks discharge
June 28, 2007
Lansing Police are reminding residents how to stay on the right side of the law regarding the use of fireworks in the city.