Archive for Thursday, May 31, 2007

Also from May 31

On the street
Polls

What are your summer vacation plans?

Response Percent
Vacation? What’s that?
 
59%
Several short trips in the area
 
25%
Staying close to home
 
12%
Heading on a long trip
 
3%
Total 32

All stories

MAYB tournament begins Friday
May 31, 2007
The 12th annual Leavenworth MAYB Summer Tournament starts Friday evening.
State meet no sweat for Hauver
Lansing High junior has career day, vaults to No. 2 on LHS record list
May 31, 2007
The only thing that could’ve made Bobby Hauver’s state track meet any better would’ve been winning a medal.
Wristen: No record, but senior will leave legacy
May 31, 2007
Adam Vordermark made it clear three weeks ago that he wanted his lasting impression on the Lansing High track team to be in the form of a school record.
Hunt’s on for Main St. shoppers
City to initiate new promotion
May 31, 2007
As a way to bring in that additional business, the city’s Department of Economic Development and the administrator’s office will conduct a “Main Street Treasure Hunt.”
All things rural
Museum opens new exhibit
May 31, 2007
The exhibit, “Country Folk and the Land,” opened Tuesday, May 30, and will run through Sept. 2 at Lansing Historical Museum.
Medals elusive, but Lions gain experience
May 31, 2007
Entering the Class 5A state meet on Friday and Saturday, the Lansing High track team knew it faced a limited opportunity to collect any medals for top-seven finishes.
Honors pile up for LHS girls soccer
May 31, 2007
The best season in Lansing High girls soccer history ended barely a week ago, and the postseason honors already are pouring in.
3 Lions on All-League baseball squad
Miller, McNeill, McMillin lauded by KVL coaches
May 31, 2007
Kyle Miller knew the Lansing High baseball team needed somebody to step up this season after losing a talented senior class to graduation after the 2006 season.
School ends; trepidation begins
Students changing schools in fall face worries about new experiences
May 31, 2007
As school comes to an end, summer fun has just begun, but for many of the students in the current third- and fifth-grade classes, a hint of fear and excitement has begun to settle in as the thought of the upcoming school year becomes only three short months away.
Flightless fare
Emus provide friendship, livelihood for Leavenworth County rancher
May 31, 2007
Ann Merkel started raising emus because they’re so ugly only their mothers could love them.
With course finished, students can ‘D.A.R.E.’ to say no to drugs
May 31, 2007
About 155 fifth-graders, all wearing matching red T-shirts, marched proudly into the Lansing Intermediate School gymnasium Thursday, May 24, to celebrate graduation from their anti-drug program, D.A.R.E.
Police believe missing suspect left area
May 31, 2007
The whereabouts of Errol Sutton, a man police suspect assaulted a woman in Topeka more than a week ago and was later seen in Tonganoxie, continues to flummox authorities.
Record storage unlikely for old jail
May 31, 2007
Plans to use the old county jail to store county records stalled Thursday during a public meeting of the Leavenworth County Commission.
Laugh, it’s good for you
May 31, 2007
When I first started writing this column more than two years ago the subjects came easy, so I would get one finished a good week or two in advance. Now it seems I am hitting the deadline with no idea what I am going to write about.
Lecturer spreads barn lore
May 31, 2007
For Joyce Thierer, barns aren’t dusty, old relics suited only for farm animals.
Official tours possible lab site
May 31, 2007
The official who will decide where to build a $450 million federal biosecurity lab was in Kansas Tuesday for a whirlwind tour of the state’s two proposed sites.
LHS grad Bowen closes out career at MSSU
May 31, 2007
Racheal Bowen, a 2003 Lansing High graduate, recently closed out her college softball career at Missouri Southern State University.
Retailer presents scholarships to area students
May 31, 2007
Leavenworth Wal-Mart store manager Doug Portenier presented two area students Thursday, May 24, with $1,000 Sam Walton Community Scholarships for college-related expenses.
Lansing student receives award
May 31, 2007
Lewis Hundley, of Lansing, received the Music Foundation Scholarship from Pittsburg State University for the 2007 fall academic semester.
Tax group to meet Tuesday
May 31, 2007
Independent writer and producer Jack Cashill will be giving a speech, “What’s Actually the Matter with Kansas?” on Tuesday, June 5, at the Leavenworth area meeting of The Kansas Chapter of Americans for Prosperity.
Main Street lanes shifting
May 31, 2007
Main Street traffic patterns are about to shift again as work progresses on the $15.3 million road construction project.
Street, sidewalk projects on tap
May 31, 2007
A consolidated plan to repair, build and fund streets, sidewalks, trails and Safe Routes to School for the coming four years is now on the Lansing Department of Public Works to-do list after last week’s City Council work session on the 2008 Capital Improvements Program.
Federal flood aid available to residents
May 31, 2007
Leavenworth County residents affected by recent flooding now qualify for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Reider qualifies for NCAA Championships
May 31, 2007
Ashley Reider, a Kansas State sophomore and Lansing High graduate, qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships on Friday when she registered a career-best javelin throw of 165-0 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
Voice of the Lions
May 31, 2007
The graduation of Matt Peterson, Lansing High School Class of ‘07, on Saturday, May 19, marked the end of an era for a local family.
Robert Thomas Frock
1922-2007
May 31, 2007
Services for Robert Thomas Frock, 85, Lansing, were Tuesday, May 29, at St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. A memorial service will be at a later date at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church with burial at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha, Neb.
Scoreboard
May 31, 2007
Lansing results from the state track meet.
Fine amnesty set
May 31, 2007
Lansing Community Library is having a “Library Fines Amnesty Day” on Tuesday, June 19.