Archive for Thursday, November 15, 2007

Also from November 15

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
2007 Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade
Polls

What salary should a county administrator be paid?

Response Percent
$50,000 to $75,000
 
38%
$100,000 or higher
 
30%
$75,000 to $90,000
 
23%
$90,000 to $100,000
 
7%
Less than $50,000
 
0%
Total 13

All stories

Smith up for Iron Man of the Year Award
November 15, 2007
Lansing High senior football player Justin Smith is one of nine finalists state-wide for the 2007 Kansas Army Iron Man of the Year award.
Kindergarten to go all day
Board OKs full-day classes beginning in fall 2008
November 15, 2007
Beginning next school year, the Lansing School District will have full-day kindergarten classes.
Soldier’s weapon in Iraq: spreadsheets
November 15, 2007
The military journey of Lt. Col. Brad Pippin has come full circle.
Parade honors heroes of today and yesteryear
12:02 a.m., November 15, 2007 Updated 02:25 p.m.
Calls of “welcome home” and “thank you” echoed through the crowd as one float in particular passed by during Monday’s Leavenworth County Veterans Day parade.
County moves forward on administrator plans
12:02 a.m., November 15, 2007 Updated 02:23 p.m.
After years of debate and two unsuccessful ballot initiatives in 1998 and 2002 Leavenworth County will advertise for a county administrator.
Red Bulls reign again
Late TD lifts Red Bulls past White Stallions in battle of Lansing’s best
November 15, 2007
In four years of Parks and Recreation football, the Lansing Red Bulls never faced adversity quite like this.
Fundraiser aims to boost new LES playgrounds
November 15, 2007
Not only will students in kindergarten through fifth grades be getting a new, top-of-the-line school, the Lansing Education Foundation Fund wants to take it a step further and make sure they also get the best playgrounds possible.
Making the most of her time
November 15, 2007
Carla Wiegers has quickly become a familiar face at Lansing Elementary School.
LCDC activity picks up
Agency at work on Urban Hess, Carlson business parks
November 15, 2007
With one property recently sold, another being looked at and improvements for an existing business park in southern Leavenworth County pending, the Leavenworth County Development Corporation has been busy working to bring new businesses to the area.
A time of giving
November 15, 2007
Thanksgiving is almost here and that means the Lansing Kiwanis Club bell-ringing week at the Petro Deli is about to start. We will be ringing the bell from Friday, Nov. 16, to Saturday, Nov. 24.
Mathis enters HOAD Tennis Hall of Fame
November 15, 2007
One of the area’s tennis pioneers will take a permanent place in history tonight when he is inducted into the United States Tennis Association’s Heart of America District Hall of Fame.
LES fall honor roll
November 15, 2007
Lansing Elementary School Principal Tim Newton has announced the names of third-graders named to the school’s honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2007-2008 school year.
Red Raiders finish 2nd
November 15, 2007
The Lansing Red Raiders opened and closed their season with losses to Horton, but the Parks and Recreation third- and fourth-grade football team was perfect during the two months sandwiched in between.
LHS volleyball was in good hands with All-Staters Lang, Bates
November 15, 2007
The postseason volleyball honors continue to pour in for Lansing High juniors Brittney Lang and Julia Bates.
Jane Ann Taggs
1936-2007
November 15, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Jane Ann Taggs, 71, of Leavenworth, was Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Casimir Catholic Church. Inurnment was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Deadline is today for fall photo contest
November 15, 2007
The deadline is fast approaching for photographers looking to enter in Leavenworth County Fall Photo Contest.
Ribbon cutting welcomes home returned soldier
November 15, 2007
With one snip Maj. David Steele was officially welcomed home from a 15-month deployment to Iraq by a class of second-graders at Lansing Elementary School.
People in the news
November 15, 2007
Updates on recent graduates from Lansing and Leavenworth County.
Commission, KDOT sign agreement for communication system upgrade
November 15, 2007
As Leavenworth County officials navigate multimillion-dollar upgrades to the county’s aging emergency communications system in the coming months, they will have the benefit of direct oversight from the Kansas Department of Transportation along the way.
Fort recognizes family sacrifices to serve Army
November 15, 2007
The commander at Fort Leavenworth took time last week to recognize “those who make tremendous sacrifices for nothing but the love of the person serving” the spouses and children of Army soldiers.
Students attend service conference
November 15, 2007
Five members of the Lansing High School Kays Club attended the Kay Regional Conference Nov. 8 in Horton.
Y offers cake decorating class
November 15, 2007
The Women’s Community Y will offer Annie’s Secrets, a two-night class on cake decorating.
Council agenda
November 15, 2007
Plans to construct a veterans’ memorial on city-owned property near Lansing City Hall will be reviewed in a regular City Council meeting at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 15, at 800 First Terrace.
Service academies ball scheduled
November 15, 2007
The United States Naval Academy Parents’ Club of Western Missouri and Kansas’ annual Service Academies and Military Colleges Holiday Banquet and Ball will be Saturday, Dec. 29.
Robert and Mildred Hininger
November 15, 2007
Damon and Carrie Hininger, formerly of Lansing, announce the births of their children, Robert Charles and Mildred Eleanor Hininger.
Water rate increase panned
November 15, 2007
An almost $275,000 rate increase proposed by Basehor-based Suburban Water Inc., has customers outraged.
Paperless meeting idea gains support
November 15, 2007
The Basehor-Linwood school board will soon be moving into the future with the possible switch to paperless board meetings.
Grocery store to break ground
November 15, 2007
Basehor residents have been anxiously awaiting some visible progress on a promised grocery store for more than a year. And, they will be able to see that progress this weekend.