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Hauver grabs gold at KVL meet
Junior pole vaulter clears 12 feet, claims league title
May 10, 2007
Bobby Hauver was the only Lansing High athlete to win a Kaw Valley League championship Wednesday at the KVL meet at Santa Fe Trail High School, but Hauver did it in style.
Cavalry and Reds to conduct tryouts May 17
May 10, 2007
The Lansing Cavalry 18-and-under competitive summer league baseball team and the 16-and-under Lansing Reds will conduct tryouts at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Lansing High.
Domke delivers in first varsity appearance
Freshman scores twice as LHS tops Piper, 4-1
May 10, 2007
Last week Abbey Lozenski scored a goal during her varsity debut as the Lansing High girls soccer team earned a 5-0 victory over Gardner-Edgerton. Wednesday against Piper it was Ariana Domke’s turn.
Bats silent as LHS baseball swept by Piper
May 10, 2007
If there’s a positive for the Lansing High baseball team after it got swept by Piper on Wednesday evening, it’s that the Lions get to turn around and play again Thursday.
Milnark tosses no-hitter as LHS softball sweeps Bonner Springs
May 10, 2007
Rachel Milnark threw a no-hitter during the second game of a doubleheader against Bonner Springs Thursday afternoon as Lansing High picked up two key softball victories at Lansing City Park.
Believe the hype
Vordermark dreams big, eyes relay school record
May 10, 2007
Spend a few minutes chatting with Adam Vordermark and you are guaranteed to be entertained.
High-water worries abate
May 10, 2007
Leavenworth County resident Frank Wooton knows what flooding is like on Stranger Creek.
Former USDB leader killed in Afghanistan
12:02 a.m., May 10, 2007 Updated 10:59 a.m.
The Fort Leavenworth community has lost another soldier in the war on terror.
Half a world away in Iraq, a Lansing reunion of sorts
May 10, 2007
After a month of training, processing and travel, I arrived Jan. 21 at Victory Base Camp in Baghdad, Iraq. All new personnel are billeted their first few nights here in the transient tent area, until permanent quarters become available and are assigned in one of the numerous “trailer cities” at Victory Base Camp.
Accord reached with property owner
12:02 a.m., May 10, 2007 Updated 10:59 a.m.
Developers of the Towne Center project in Lansing have reached an agreement to purchase the final tract of property needed for the retail center.
May 10, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to May 10, 2007.
An eye for development
May 10, 2007
A former Dodge City planner has recently joined the ranks of the Leavenworth County Planning & Zoning Department.
Farm Service Agency office on the move
May 10, 2007
The Farm Service Agency office serving Leavenworth County is slated to close, to be combined with the FSA office in Oskaloosa.
Author touts ‘Airball’ at LMS
Novel is nominee for prestigious William Allen White citation
May 10, 2007
When she was a child, author Lisa Harkrader of Tonganoxie told Lansing Middle School students last week, she always read books that were nominated for the William Allen White citation.
District Court documents may go online
May 10, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners have expressed their support of efforts to bring county court records online but also said they would need more time to research the matter.
LHS cheerleader lands spot at KU
May 10, 2007
A familiar face on the sidelines of Lansing High School sporting events will soon draw attention from collegiate fans, too.
Bernard named Mayor of Year
Longtime Lansing leader honored by state association
12:00 a.m., May 10, 2007 Updated 10:58 a.m.
Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard is the Kansas Mayor of the Year for 2007.
Missouri team wins barbecue title
May 10, 2007
Bubba and Jeff bested the field at Lansing’s Brew, Blues and Bar-B-Q competition.
Familiar joins new at Lansing DAZE ‘07
May 10, 2007
Sure there was a lot of “new” at this year’s Lansing DAZE: A new date, a new venue, for example.
On the record
May 10, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to May 10, 2007.
Boating safety to be taught
May 10, 2007
Members of Perry Lake Flotilla 31-09 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer one-day safe boating classes on Saturday, May 19.
Restaurant owner wants to rebuild
Sunday fire causes estimated $750,000 damage to Western Sizzlin
12:00 a.m., May 10, 2007 Updated 10:58 a.m.
Western Sizzlin owner Mohamed Siraj was about to head out the door Sunday evening when he received a frantic phone call from Ken Duy, the restaurant manager.
City begins collecting deposit
May 10, 2007
Effective May 1, the city of Lansing will require a $75 deposit for all new utility accounts opened.
Corridor study meeting originally set for May 23 cancelled
12:00 a.m., May 10, 2007 Updated 12:51 p.m.
The final open house displaying details of the U.S. Highway 24-40 corridor study meeting now is scheduled for July.
Darrel D. Manderscheid
May 10, 2007
Service for Darrel D. Manderscheid, 76, of Leavenworth, were Monday, May 7, at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial was at Mt Muncie Cemetery.
Tennis season ends at regionals
May 10, 2007
For one Lansing High tennis player, Thursday’s Class 5A regional tournament at Bonner Springs High School marked the end of the road.
Piper sweeps LHS in softball twinbill
May 10, 2007
Fresh off a doubleheader sweep of Tonganoxie that lasted 22 innings, the Lansing High softball team ran out of gas Friday at Piper and dropped a pair of games, 2-0 and 4-1.
Cyclones halt Lions’ hot streak at 6 games
May 10, 2007
The Lansing High baseball team’s six-game winning streak came to an end Friday night when it traveled to Kansas City, Kan., for a doubleheader at Bishop Ward.
Summer MAYB Tourney on tap for June
May 10, 2007
Registration is under way for the 12th annual Leavenworth County MAYB Basketball Tournament.
Leavenworth Open returns May 19-20
May 10, 2007
After a 20-year hiatus, the Leavenworth Open Golf Tournament will return May 19-20 at Leavenworth Country Club.
On the Run 5K race set for June 10
May 10, 2007
The Lansing Historical Society will conduct the fourth annual “On the Run” 5K at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 10.
Memorial Day ceremonies set
May 10, 2007
The Fort Leavenworth salute battery and color guard will participate in two Memorial Day ceremonies Monday, May 28.
JV softball takes two from Tongie
May 10, 2007
The Lansing High varsity softball team received its share of the spotlight after sweeping a doubleheader from rival Tonganoxie on April 30 that lasted 22 innings. The LHS junior varsity didn’t need quite as many innings to win its games that day.
Sean Ryan Flag Football Tournament
May 10, 2007
The Sean Ryan Memorial Football Classic is back for a second year.