Archive for Thursday, November 1, 2007

Also from November 1

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Lansing Spooky Center 2007
Polls

At what age should trick-or-treating end?

Response Percent
Sixth-grade
 
36%
Never
 
26%
Eighth-grade
 
23%
Seventh-grade
 
13%
Total 38

All stories

Lions ready to make splash in playoffs
LHS takes aim at Gardner, eighth straight win
November 1, 2007
For the fourth year in a row the Lansing High football team is preparing for a state playoff game, and for the third time in four years the game is at Frank Graham Field.
Battered but never broken
Despite serious injuries, one soldier returns home with no regrets
November 1, 2007
Like many fathers, John Hughes has spent a lot of time watching his son play youth football this fall.
Sewer fees on the rise
November 1, 2007
The average sewer bill for Lansing residents will increase this month, but city officials insist a new rate structure will be fairer for all.
New plans for future developing
Council considers three proposals about sewers, water utilities, parks
November 1, 2007
Issues that could affect future residential development in Lansing were in the limelight last week when Lansing City Council members met for a work session.
Funds raised for breast cancer cure
November 1, 2007
It was another year of success for the Lansing High Kayettes as they exceeded their goal during their annual Trick-or-Treat for Breast Cancer Research fundraiser.
Wristen: Injury doesn’t dampen Jensen’s final tourney
November 1, 2007
No throbbing headache was going to spoil these moments for Kristen Jensen.
LHS volleyball takes 4th in 5A
November 1, 2007
The fourth-place medals that dangled from the necks of Lansing High’s volleyball players Saturday afternoon bore deep significance.
Craig, Jaqua land in top 20 at state meet
November 1, 2007
After watching Lansing High sophomore Brandon Craig earn an individual medal in round one of the Class 5A state cross country meet, sophomore runner Lauren Jaqua had an added incentive to equal his feat in the girls race on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.
Providing care is her life
November 1, 2007
As a longtime caregiver, it just made sense for Tonia Mein to start working at A Deere Place daycare six years ago.
Scoreboard
November 1, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results from state cross country, state volleyball and district football.
Holiday assistance applications open
November 1, 2007
The Salvation Army will be taking applications for Christmas assistance on Nov. 5-9 and Nov. 12- 14.
VA to play host to fair for soldiers
November 1, 2007
The VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System will play host to a Welcome Home Information Fair for active duty soldiers, veterans and their families of Operation Iraq Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Foreign officers trained in U.S. ways
November 1, 2007
With so much emphasis on coalitions and international partnerships in hot zones like Iraq and Afghanistan, soldiers serving overseas are likely to find themselves in a position where an understanding of their allies is crucial.
City Council to select insurance broker
November 1, 2007
The city could be getting a new broker to handle its insurance policies.
Scarecrow contest winners announced
November 1, 2007
Lansing Historical Museum has announced the winners of the Autumn in the Grove scarecrow contest. Because Autumn in the Grove was cancelled, the contest was held at the city of Lansing’s Spooky Center on Oct. 27.
Disciplinary Barracks to honor ex-commandant
November 1, 2007
A roadway within the walls of the old U.S. Disciplinary Barracks on Fort Leavenworth will be dedicated today, Nov. 1, in honor of a former commandant who was killed earlier this year in Afghanistan.
Missouri River bridge to close for inspection
November 1, 2007
Weather permitting, on Monday, Nov. 5, the Missouri River Bridge on Kansas Highway 92 in Leavenworth County will close for inspection.
County sees increase in offender program use
November 1, 2007
In the past year, Leavenworth County has experienced an increase of use in its programs designed to keep adult offenders out of jail, but state funding isn’t keeping up with that growth.
KDOT to pony up for CR 1
November 1, 2007
Kansas Department of Transportation officials have officially recognized their share of the rising costs of the County Road 1 improvement project in southern Leavenworth County.
New employees join ‘City with a Future’
November 1, 2007
A few new faces joining City Hall will bring with them an attitude of making a difference in the “City with a Future.”
People in the news
November 1, 2007
Updates on recent high school graduates from around the Lansing area.
Red Raiders, Great Whites, Red Bulls alive in playoffs
November 1, 2007
Three Lansing Parks and Recreation football teams inched one step closer to the Northeast Kansas Athletic Association Super Bowl when they won their first-round playoff games on Saturday.
Tear Soup’ relates tale worth sharing
November 1, 2007
At a recent Kiwanis meeting, we were introduced to a book that I thought was special enough to purchase and share with everyone in town by placing it in our library. It is for old folks as well as young folks and is something that touches everyone at one time or another in their lives.
At home, Lansing soldier mourns comrade
November 1, 2007
Sewer plant plans advance
November 1, 2007
Basehor City Council has decided to move forward with the design phase of the wastewater treatment plant with Burns and McDonnell, but not before members discussed some other options.
Attack haunts mother, family
Basehor resident suffers two broken arms in road rage incident
November 1, 2007
A week and a half after the attack, Angie Genail said she is not doing well.
Recount mutes district’s celebration
November 1, 2007
Basehor-Linwood school district officials’ excitement in response to the voter-approved $39.9 million bond issue has been put on hold after a resident requested a recount Tuesday morning.
KDOT not budging on access for grocery
November 1, 2007
A recent meeting between the Kansas Department of Transportation, City Administrator Carl Slaugh and Ed McIntosh with Benchmark Management proved to be disappointing for the future of the Wolf Creek Junction, a development on the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 24-40 and 155th Street.