Archive for Thursday, March 8, 2007

Also from March 8

On the street
Photos
Polls

What are your plans for yard work this spring?

Response Percent
Sleeping on the hammock
 
38%
Something else
 
26%
Planting a garden
 
23%
Reseeding the lawn
 
7%
Painting the house
 
3%
Total 26

All stories

Ruth Dawes Elliott
March 8, 2007
1928-2007
Winter Sports Awards Ceremony schedule changes
March 8, 2007
The annual Winter Sports Awards Ceremony at Lansing High has a change in its time schedule.
Students celebrate, learn with ‘Cat in the Hat’
March 8, 2007
Friday marked the 50th birthday of “The Cat in the Hat,” and the occasion wasn’t lost on students in the Lansing school district.
Daylight-saving time comes early this year
March 8, 2007
That electronic calendar that helps organize your life might betray you soon.
Valuations rise slowly in county
Commercial properties mushroom in Lansing, appraiser notes
March 8, 2007
Property values in Leavenworth County continued to climb in 2007, but this year’s 6.5 percent average increase was the smallest in the past five years.
Bio lab worries aired
Neighbors near proposed facility express concern
March 8, 2007
An effort to land a $450 million biodefense lab in a rural area near Fort Leavenworth hit a public-relations snag last week, as dozens of nearby residents voiced concerns about the project at a public meeting.
Public hearing next step in Towne Center plans
Council to consider establishing redevelopment district
March 8, 2007
A public hearing is scheduled for next month as the city continues its quest to land a development deal for Towne Center and its environs that would be anchored by a large home-improvement store and a grocery store.
Buehler helps Kansas wrestlers topple Missouri at Metro Classic
March 8, 2007
Kyle Buehler compiled a 139-14 record during his four-year career as a Lansing High wrestler. He added win No. 140 on Tuesday night at the Metro Classic.
Commission stands firm on JoCo Water District plans
March 8, 2007
A Johnson County public utility looking to use land in Leavenworth to extend its operation hit a slight roadblock Thursday.
County discusses road improvements
March 8, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners met Tuesday with Public Works Department officials to discuss current and future road improvement projects.
Irene Collins McMurphy
March 8, 2007
Irene Collins McMurphy, 65, passed away Friday, Feb. 23, in Kansas City, Mo., after a two-year fight with cancer.
Left is all right
March 8, 2007
My first experience of writing with pen and ink was when I was in Miss Sally Zoll’s fourth-grade class. I was left-handed and that’s where the trouble started.
Time to plan ahead
March 8, 2007
The orange cones lining Lansing’s Main Street have sprung up like a bunch of weeds: Everywhere you look, there they are.
Third-graders to perform tonight
March 8, 2007
Third-graders at Lansing Elementary School will take the stage tonight, March 8, for their annual music program.
Program’s grant renewed
March 8, 2007
Lansing High School’s New Decisions program has received another boost from State Farm.
Giving TLC to museum
March 8, 2007
Appropriately enough, Laura Phillippi works in the shadow of the Lansing Correctional Facility as site supervisor of the Lansing Historical Museum.
Store reopens as Finish Line
March 8, 2007
Aku Patel said he saw opportunity across the street from a shuttered 7-Eleven store at Fairlane and Main Street.
Realtor completes specialized course
March 8, 2007
Mike Nielsen, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Reilly & Sons, recently completed a specialized course in residential real estate buyer sales strategies in Loveland, Colo.
Museum sponsors Capote afternoon
March 8, 2007
Truman Capote’s book “In Cold Blood” and the famed author who once roamed Lansing will be the subject of “An Afternoon with Capote,” this weekend at Lansing Historical Museum.
Fort Leavenworth homes tour set
March 8, 2007
Fort Leavenworth will have its 30th Annual Historic Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
March 8, 2007
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
One last growing pain
Young Lions close wild season with 36-35 loss in substate tourney
March 8, 2007
The Lions got the shot they wanted, and they got the ball to the shooter they wanted.
LHS girls ready to reload
March 8, 2007
A 9-12 record and 68-45 loss to Mill Valley in the first round of the Class 5A substate tournament wasn’t what the Lansing High girls basketball team had in mind for the 2006-2007 season.
JV boys played hard, posted 15-1 record
March 8, 2007
Play hard. That has been first-year Lansing High junior varsity boys basketball coach Ben Doll’s mantra all season.
Sign up now for baseball, softball, T-ball
March 8, 2007
Lansing Parks and Recreation is conducting registration for youth baseball, softball and T-ball leagues for the summer season. Registration will be accepted through March 30.
Registration open for Leavenworth MAYB Tournament
March 8, 2007
Registration is open for the fourth annual Spring Leavenworth MAYB Basketball Tournament.
Spring Fever Golf Tournament registration
March 8, 2007
The Sunflower State Games, a statewide amateur sports festival for Kansans of all ages and skill levels, has opened online registration for the Spring Fever Golf Tournament on April 20 at Lake Shawnee Golf Course in Topeka.
Scoreboard
March 8, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to March 8, 2007.
Youth-laden junior varsity girls found strength within team play
March 8, 2007
Dan Wessel admits he didn’t see this coming.