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Call helps thwart holdup
March 22, 2007
A concerned resident’s telephone call to police helped avert a second armed robbery in the city in two days, Lansing Police Chief Steve Wayman said.
Armed robber hits store
March 22, 2007
Lansing Police are investigating the city’s first armed robbery of the year.
Mayor lends hand to Meals on Wheels
March 22, 2007
Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard distributed meals to senior citizens Wednesday in recognition of Mayors for Meals 2007, a national initiative sponsored by the Meals on Wheels Association of America.
Rebuild or reload?
Return trip to state tournament hinges on performance of young players
March 22, 2007
Everything came so easy to the Lansing High baseball team last year.
Parade offers more than touch of Irish
March 22, 2007
John McCrann, commandant in the Irish Defense Forces, was the honorary grand marshal of the Leavenworth St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Fun Run returns for second year
March 22, 2007
Lace up your sneakers. The Lansing Fun Run is back.
Lions eye inaugural KVL title
March 22, 2007
League championships are nothing new for the Lansing High girls soccer program.
Positions a mystery, talent a certainty
March 22, 2007
When it comes time to determine a starting lineup for the Lansing High softball team, the coaches just might draw names out of a hat.
County planning committee taking shape
March 22, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners have narrowed the list of community volunteers for a new comprehensive planning committee and discussed adding an additional staff member to the county’s planning and zoning department.
County says yes to race, no to participation
Bicycle time trial gets go-ahead for May 20, but commissioners will keep their distance
March 22, 2007
Leavenworth County officials and cycling enthusiasts agree: A time trial for competitive bicyclists scheduled for May 20 will go ahead as planned in the safest manner possible with the least possible liability to the county.
LHS senior is 1st runner-up at Kansas Jr. Miss Pageant
March 22, 2007
Lansing High School senior Elizabeth Cristiano said she wasn’t disappointed with her first runner-up finish in this past weekend’s Kansas Junior Miss 2007 pageant.
Lansing teen rolls truck
March 22, 2007
A surprise was just around the corner a week ago for a Lansing teenager.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
March 22, 2007
This week’s LGTV schedule.
Content working locally
March 22, 2007
Lansing residents will encounter a fresh face this spring in the parks and recreation department when they register their kids for summer sports.
County resident develops service dog program
March 22, 2007
Lea Ann Shearer runs a business dog lovers can appreciate. It’s Paws for Freedom, in which she trains Labrador retrievers to assist the disabled.
Easter Bonnet Parade scheduled
March 22, 2007
The second annual Easter Bonnet Parade is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, in downtown Leavenworth.
Wind, draft blow cyclist off highway
March 22, 2007
An Atchison man is a believer in the drafts a semi-truck can create on a highway.
Early FM radio
March 22, 2007
As early as 1941 the first FM station started operating on a regular schedule under full commercial authorization by the FCC. Other stations appeared about the same time all over the country.
NCAA title eludes B.C., Fardelmann
March 22, 2007
Despite receiving a goal from Lansing native Meghan Fardelmann, the Boston College women’s ice hockey team lost to Minnesota-Duluth, 4-3, in overtime Friday night in the Frozen Four semifinals in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Women’s clinic consolidates offices
March 22, 2007
A group that offers women’s health services is closing its Wyandotte County office and consolidated its obstetrics and gynecology offices in existing locations in Shawnee and Leavenworth.
Library friends sponsor book sale
March 22, 2007
Friends of the Leavenworth Public Library will conduct their book sale on March 23, 24 and 25.
KSU lists area December grads
March 22, 2007
These area students graduated in December from Kansas State University.
March 22, 2007
Maria-Teresa “Tess” Wisler and Robert Ryan Keane were married on Oct. 14, 2006, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. John Schmeidler officiating.
Lyla Ann Liston
March 22, 2007
Chip and Lynnette Liston, Marshalltown, Iowa, announce the birth of their daughter, Lyla Ann Liston, on Feb. 8, 2007, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center.
T-Bones to continue reading program for area youths
March 22, 2007
The Kansas City T-Bones will continue the T-Bones Reading Program, in conjunction with Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and St. John Hospital, Leavenworth.
LHS graduate Reider qualifies for regionals
March 22, 2007
Ashley Reider, a 2004 Lansing High graduate and Kansas State track athlete, qualified on Thursday for the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships when she won the javelin with a throw of 145-9 at the Mike’s Sporting Goods Spring Twilight meet at Emporia State.
Lansing wrestler honored by KWCA for academics
March 22, 2007
Kyle Buehler, a Lansing High senior wrestler, was honored this week by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association as a member of the Class 5A All-Academic first team.
Free pet washes to be offered
March 22, 2007
Goin’ Postal Lansing will be celebrating the “Pet Appreciation Month” with a free pet wash from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Lansing Main Street Center.
President touts alternative fuels, mileage standards in visit to KC area
March 22, 2007
President Bush on Tuesday linked U.S. security with his push for alternative fuel vehicles and higher mileage standards as he toured two Kansas City-area auto plants.
Bust dedication set at fort
March 22, 2007
A bust in the likeness of Lt. Henry O. Flipper, the first black to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy, will be dedicated at Fort Leavenworth’s Buffalo Soldier Monument at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 30.
Myrtle Ruth Godding
March 22, 2007
Services for Myrtle Ruth Godding, 71, Leavenworth, were Saturday, March 17, at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison. Burial was at Sunset Memory Gardens, Leavenworth.
Louise Murine Delventhal Barnett
March 22, 2007
Services for Louise Murine Delventhal Barnett, 89, will be at 10 a.m. today, March 22, at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. Burial will be at Arlington, Kan.
City seeks mowers
March 22, 2007
The City of Lansing is interested in contracting for the mowing of properties in violation of the weed ordinance for the 2007 season.
Rezoning approved
March 22, 2007
Council members approved the rezoning of 508 North Main Street.
Street sweeper purchase OK’d
March 22, 2007
Lansing city streets will soon start looking a little cleaner now that the city has approved the lease purchase of a new Crosswinds J Regenerative Street Sweeper.
PRIDE wins city’s backing
March 22, 2007
The council approved a resolution pledging its support for the Kansas PRIDE program for 2007. Kansas PRIDE is an organization developed in the 1970 to bolster community support, improve quality of life and develop youth leaders in the community. John Bennett is president of the Lansing chapter of Kansas PRIDE.
Fire chief gives report
March 22, 2007
Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1 Chief Rick Huhn gave his annual report to the Lansing City Council at the council’s meeting Thursday.
Rees places third at state
March 22, 2007
Bailey Rees placed third in the 43-pound weight class at the United States Girls Wrestling Association Kansas state championships on Feb. 25 in McPherson.