Archive for Thursday, October 4, 2007

Also from October 4

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Homecoming 2007
Polls

What's the farthest you've ever run

Response Percent
More than 2 miles
 
78%
Run? I use my car
 
15%
No more than a mile
 
6%
Maybe 100 yards
 
0%
No more than 2 miles
 
0%
Total 32

All stories

Lions want a slice
LHS blocks Basehor’s upset bid, eyes piece of KVL crown
October 4, 2007
Justin Smith turned in what had to be one of the greatest ball-hawking displays in Kaw Valley League football history during Lansing’s 22-15 victory over Basehor-Linwood on Sept. 28.
Uhart back on volleyball court after heart scare
October 4, 2007
Natalie Uhart, a 2003 Lansing High graduate and current student at the University of Kansas, returned to the volleyball court Wednesday night, Sept. 26, against No. 1 Nebraska after missing the previous 10 matches while receiving treatment for a congenital heart defect.
Residents decry rising road costs
October 4, 2007
Residents opposed to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70 and improvements to County Road 1 complained last week to Leavenworth County commissioners that the project’s cost is spiraling way beyond what voters approved in 2005.
Race bolsters friendship’s strength
October 4, 2007
What started as a casual friendship between two parents of young boys has grown over the past 15 years. Now, Vickie Kelly and Tera Cameron have found a passion in each other for wellness that only increases in intensity as the years progress.
Post Office starts relocation process
October 4, 2007
The process has begun to move the Lansing Post Office to a new location, but that means very little considering the lengthy course ahead that will include approval on several different levels.
Craig drains the tank at Rim Rock
October 4, 2007
Moments after finishing his race in the Blue Division at the Rim Rock Farm Invitational, Brandon Craig crumpled onto a table in the medical tent.
Youth-laden Lions ready to ace regional tennis meet
October 4, 2007
The sun won’t yet be shining when the Lansing High girls tennis team hits the road today for the Class 5A regional tournament, but the Lions hope the long ride home will be a warm one with lots of smiles.
Forum urges support for local businesses
October 4, 2007
Companies that are here need to be loved,” Tim Cowder, senior vice president of the Kansas City Area Development Council, told a group of around 40 or 50 at the 2007 Business Retention and Expansion Forum.
Teacher switches to library, Lansing
Karen Averill in first year as librarian at Lansing Middle School
October 4, 2007
Her husband has been teaching in the Lansing school district for 25 years, so it only made sense when Karen Averill decided it was her turn to join the Lion pack.
Student named ‘commended’
October 4, 2007
Eric Hansen, Lansing High School senior, has been named a Commended Student in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Everybody loves cheese!
October 4, 2007
Why am I writing about cheese? First of all my early career was making cheddar and cottage cheese. Recently on a trip to Wisconsin, I visited a cheese plant that brought back old memories.
Scoreboard
October 4, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 4, 2007.
Seeking presidency; missing in Congress
October 4, 2007
The Lawrence Journal-World said in a recent editorial: While Sen. Sam Brownback is busy running for president, Kansas has lost a big chunk of its representation in the U.S. Senate.
Port Authority identifies new sites for development
October 4, 2007
Leavenworth County Port Authority’s Land Search Committee has officially identified seven sites in the county that are ripe for industrial park development.
Students observe Walk to School Day
October 4, 2007
Safety and wellness united Wednesday as Lansing schools joined people across the world for the International Walk to School Day.
LHS seniors earn college referrals
October 4, 2007
Jasmine Holland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Harms, and Maria Jackson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. George F. Jackson, have been named participants of the National Achievement Scholarship Program.
Lions close in on volleyball league title
October 4, 2007
The Lansing High volleyball team moved two steps closer to a Kaw Valley League championship Tuesday as it won a pair of matches against Piper and Bishop Ward.
Lansing soccer halts skid with 5-0 victory over Tonganoxie
October 4, 2007
Ben Hancock scored three goals and Clayton Hall added two as the Lansing High boys soccer team defeated Tonganoxie, 5-0, on Monday at Chieftain Park.
Barbara Jean Sollars
1970-2007
October 4, 2007
Memorial services for Barbara Jean Sollars, 37, Leavenworth, will be at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 4, at Wallula Christian Church, Lansing.
Lansing High sports to stay in Class 5A
October 4, 2007
Lansing High’s athletics teams will compete in Class 5A postseason activities again this year.
Eighth-grade Lions top LTMS in OT thriller
October 4, 2007
An overtime touchdown and a fourth-and-goal defensive stand highlighted the Lansing Middle School eighth-grade football team’s final home game Tuesday afternoon.
LHS sparks LMS to volleyball win
October 4, 2007
A raucous crowd, electric energy and bleacher stomping are commonplace whenever the Lansing High varsity volleyball team is in the gym, and that was the case Thursday afternoon.
Hummer-Runnebaum
October 4, 2007
Lindsay Hummer and Nicholas Runnebaum, both of Leavenworth, announce their engagement.
Banquet honors firefighters, police officers
October 4, 2007
It was a family and community affair Sunday afternoon for the 14th Annual Firefighter and Police Officer Appreciation Banquet.
Residents criticize rising CR1 costs
October 4, 2007
Residents opposed to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70 and improvements to County Road 1 complained last week to Leavenworth County commissioners that the project’s cost is spiraling way beyond what voters approved in 2005.
Police issue ticket in peeping incident
October 4, 2007
A local business owner acted quickly last Friday when the privacy of her customers was compromised.
Council puts off treatment facility decision
October 4, 2007
While the Basehor City Council is feeling the urgency to move on with the wastewater treatment facility plans, members nonetheless have decided the decision should not be rushed.
Democratic process takes on role in district curriculum
October 4, 2007
While most of them are not old enough to participate in an official election yet, Basehor-Linwood district students have been learning their vote will be their voice one day.
Intern joins city staff
October 4, 2007
The city of Basehor is giving a student practical experience while gaining a helping hand.
Forum stresses need to retain existing businesses
October 4, 2007
A group of elected officials, chamber of commerce representatives and local business owners gathered Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Falcon Lakes Clubhouse in Basehor to exchange knowledge and expertise on keeping existing businesses and drawing new businesses to Leavenworth County.