Archive for Thursday, May 17, 2007

Also from May 17

On the street
Polls

Are high school graduates better prepared for the future than when you graduated?

Response Percent
Yes. With the technology and wide ranges of courses available to students, they’re far better off.
 
55%
No. The majority of them don’t understand enough of the basic concepts of the three R’s anymore.
 
44%
Total 36

All stories

Seaman edges Lansing, 2-1, in softball finale
May 17, 2007
Lansing High and Topeka Seaman met in the Class 5A softball regional championship for the third straight year, but for the second time in that span the Lions came out on the losing end.
Road work to affect Lansing Heights residents
May 17, 2007
Road construction this week will affect access to some Lansing Heights residences
Congrats in order for grads, but others deserving of praise
May 17, 2007
At the same time we honor this year’s crop of graduates we also want to be sure to recognize those people who have helped them along their trip.
Seaman ends Lansing’s baseball season in regional finals
May 17, 2007
The Seaman High baseball team ran its winning streak to 39 games on Wednesday when it earned a return trip to the Class 5A state tournament.
City gets TIF plan
Developers outline financing for retail center
May 17, 2007
With all of the properties necessary for the Towne Center development under contract, developers say they are just about ready to start moving dirt for the project, which they say will cost about $69.3 million.
Twin Oaks undergoes remodeling
Retirement community’s indpendent living quarters get total upgrade
May 17, 2007
The Twin Oaks Retirement Community received a total upgrade last month and residents are feeling even more at home.
Graduation Saturday at LHS
May 17, 2007
Construction at Lansing High School may have deterred activities this school year, but seniors won’t let it get in the way of their graduation on Saturday, May 19.
Lansing ready to replace Miege on the pedestal
May 17, 2007
The moment of truth has arrived for the Lansing High girls soccer team.
Fashion show doubles as fundraiser
May 17, 2007
Lansing resident Venera Lambert is showing her appreciation to the people who helped her 4-year-old daughter’s burned hand last year by sharing something she loves: fashion.
Main St. work to close lanes
May 17, 2007
A lengthy stretch of Main Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic in both directions beginning next week.
Lions earn their mulligan
Willcott’s score wins tiebreaker, sends Lansing back to state
May 17, 2007
Ryan Willcott never imagined his final round of high school golf would be so miserable.
Regional softball tournament today at Lansing City Park
May 17, 2007
The road back to the Class 5A state tournament is a familiar one for the Lansing High softball team.
Jackson to continue career at FSCC
May 17, 2007
A proud smile creased Jeff Jackson’s face on Tuesday, April 17, as he prepared to sign his letter-of-intent to play basketball at Fort Scott Community College.
County OKs funds for museums
May 17, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission established a $100,000 line-item Monday in the 2008 budget to fund cultural and historical centers in the county.
Hospitals win advertising awards
May 17, 2007
Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and St. John Hospital, Leavenworth, recently received four awards in the 24th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards competition.
LCDC hears project updates
May 17, 2007
City elections last month have brought at least one new face to the Leavenworth County Development Corp. board of directors.
Scoreboard
May 17, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to May 17, 2007.
Old-timers rolled their own
May 17, 2007
Have you ever watched anyone roll his or her own cigarettes? It seems to be a lost art.
Time to help ‘bust the stigma’
May 17, 2007
Declare your support; let others know you care about mental health!
Congratulations
May 17, 2007
Congratulations Mayor Ken Bernard for being selected Kansas Mayor of Year. Thank you for a job well done.
Eclectic interests abound
May 17, 2007
Mark Bureman’s eclectic tastes may seem peculiar at first, but they show his interest in a great number of topics.
Library completes Sizzlin’ Summer lineup
May 17, 2007
Lansing Community Library and the Parks & Recreation Department are sponsoring the fourth annual Sizzlin’ Summer Program Series this summer.
Fantasyland
LMS Fine Arts Fair features pixies, wizards
May 17, 2007
Lansing Middle School transformed into a fantasyland at Tuesday night’s annual Fine Arts Fair.
Thomas A. “Tom” McCool
1952-2007
May 17, 2007
Services for Thomas A. “Tom” McCool, 54, of Lansing, were Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth.
LHS hopes to snap Seaman’s 37-game winning streak at regionals
May 17, 2007
Lansing High baseball coach Troy Andrews chose to focus on the positives after seeing his squad paired in the same Class 5A regional with defending state champion Topeka Seaman, winner of 37 straight games.
Mary Ann Ring
1925-2007
May 17, 2007
Mass of Christian burial for Mary Ann Ring, 81, Leavenworth, was Tuesday, May 15, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Quadriplegic recovers to run marathon
May 17, 2007
It’s been three years since a traffic accident left U.S. Army Maj. Ron Upton a quadriplegic.
Girls basketball summer camp set for early June
May 17, 2007
Lansing High girls basketball coach Keith Andrews will conduct his Lansing Lady Lions Basketball Camp June 4-7 at Lansing Middle School.
Lansing student honored at KSU
May 17, 2007
A Lansing student at Kansas State University has earned honors from the school’s College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University
Sean Ryan Flag Football Tournament
May 17, 2007
The Sean Ryan Memorial Football Classic is back for a second year.
On the Run 5K race set for June 10
May 17, 2007
The Lansing Historical Society will conduct the fourth annual “On the Run” 5K at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 10.
Team Always Volleyball Camps
May 17, 2007
Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater will conduct her Team Always Volleyball Camps again this summer.
Boys basketball summer camp at Lansing High
May 17, 2007
Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs will conduct youth basketball camps this summer.
Board gets lesson on China from students
May 17, 2007
Lansing School Board member Craig Gephart said he was skeptical of the Lansing High School exchange program with Kaifeng in China.
LHS baseball tops Highland Park, advances to regional finals
May 17, 2007
The Lansing High baseball team jumped out to an early lead and then hung on for an 8-3 victory over Highland Park in the opening round of the Class 5A baseball regional tournament at Seaman High School in Topeka.
K-State Extension names county agent
May 17, 2007
Michael Epler will join the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Leavenworth County office as an agriculture and natural resources agent, effective June 3.
Match Point Tennis Camp
May 17, 2007
The second annual Match Point Tennis Camp will take place in June at the Lansing High School tennis courts.