Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

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What's your favorite area war memorial?

Response Percent
Liberty Memorial in Kansas City
 
40%
The Buffalo Soldier statue at Fort Leavenworth
 
30%
The Doughboy at Leavenworth County Courthouse
 
15%
None of the above
 
10%
The 1919 obelisk at Leavenworth National Cemetery
 
5%
The “Fighting Fourth” Marine monument at Leavenworth National Cemetery
 
0%
Total 20

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Lansing High lands Team of the Week honor
Lions ride 6-game winning streak into must-win game against Schlagle
October 25, 2007
A 7-1 record is an accomplishment the Lansing High football team is proud of, and the Lions’ latest victory helped them earn the distinction of KCTV5 HyVee High School Team of the Week.
Soccer season ends with 2-1 loss to Turner
October 25, 2007
The Lansing High boys soccer team looked like the superior team for 75 minutes Wednesday night, but those other five minutes proved to be the most important.
The intricacies of battle
Students learn modern-day lessons from the Civil War’s Battle of Westport
October 25, 2007
Kansas City’s Loose Park was its usual idyllic self.
On the brink of history
Lions aim for season wins mark, program’s second state title
October 25, 2007
The ghosts of the past have lingered over the Lansing High volleyball team since day one this season.
Council bids adieu to member
October 25, 2007
Lansing City Council members wished longtime officeholder Kenneth Ketchum well during his final council meeting Thursday, Oct. 18, which also happened to be Ketchum’s 75th birthday.
City awards good deeds of citizen
Volunteer of the Year makes mark with fireworks display
October 25, 2007
At the age of 16, Jamie Miller found a spark of interest in an activity that would follow him long into adulthood and go beyond any typical hobby.
Employee of the Year offers service above usual duties
October 25, 2007
For Dennis Thompson, being named the city’s Employee of the Year wasn’t necessary. A job well done for him is just all in another day’s work.
Joint Chiefs chairman will seek to ease stress of long deployments
October 25, 2007
The senior ranking member of the Armed Forces and principal military adviser to the president says one of his major missions is to relieve stress of multiple deployments by members of the armed services.
LHS runners want to be ‘in the mix’
October 25, 2007
Abbey Lozenski and Lauren Jaqua are headed back to the state cross country meet, and this time the Lansing High sophomores are bringing a bunch of friends with them.
Davis to make long-awaited state debut
October 25, 2007
The 2006 Class 5A regional cross country meet was supposed to be Griffin Davis’ breakthrough.
Memorial’s name lives anew in proposed camp
October 25, 2007
It’s called Victory Junction, but the only thing reminding people about the site now is a shuttered restaurant that bears the same name.
Still coaching 39 years later
October 25, 2007
Lansing High cross country coach Errol Logue said he considered this season a success even before the girls’ team and three individual boys runners qualified for the state meet Saturday.
County to pay fuel surcharge for waste hauled to landfill
October 25, 2007
Due to high fuel costs, the amount Leavenworth County pays to have its waste transported to a landfill in Perry is set to increase next year.
Pastor leaving
October 25, 2007
On Sunday, Oct. 28, Lansing United Methodist Church will say goodbye to Pastor Jim Hopwood and his wife, Linda.
Parks and Recreation football playoffs start Saturday at LMSACCHS
October 25, 2007
After a season of tough battles on the gridiron, the Lansing Parks and Recreation football teams are ready for the postseason.
Class 5A soccer regional playoffs begin
October 25, 2007
The Lansing High boys soccer team will see some familiar faces during its quest to win the Class 5A regional championship and return to the state quarterfinals for the first time since 2005.
Scoreboard
October 25, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 25, 2007.
Northeast Elite volleyball tryouts
October 25, 2007
Girls ages 10-14 who are interested in playing Northeast Elite club volleyball this year must attend tryouts on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Lansing Middle School, 509 West Ida St.
Fort hosts rug sale fundraiser
October 25, 2007
A Persian and Oriental Rug Sale featuring Aapadana Rugs, Kansas City, Kan., will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28. The sale will be at Gruber Gym, 200 Reynolds, Fort Leavenworth.
Colleges sending representatives to LHS
October 25, 2007
Several colleges will be sending representatives to Lansing High School to talk with prospective students.
7th-graders win tourney at Tongie
October 25, 2007
The Lansing Middle School seventh-grade volleyball A team closed out a near-perfect season with a first-place finish Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Tonganoxie Tournament.
Prize patrol surprises teachers with grant funds
October 25, 2007
Several teachers throughout the district got a special surprise last week when a prize patrol showed up at their classrooms and presented them with a giant check for the annual Educate the Pride Grants.
Parks and Rec youth basketball registration
October 25, 2007
The Lansing Parks and Recreation department is conducting registration for its winter youth basketball league.
A wonderful time of year
October 25, 2007
Browns and oranges and reds. Pumpkins and spiders and goblins and ghosts. Everywhere you look you see signs of autumn. The trees are turning color and leaves are falling.
Unofficial results: Voters OK bond issue
Razor-thin margin of victory subject to canvass of ballots on Monday
October 25, 2007
Linda Scheer, Leavenworth County clerk, announced the unofficial results Thursday afternoon: 2,181 votes in favor of the bond issue vs. 2,168 votes against.
Road rage incident in city lands woman in hospital
October 25, 2007
This past weekend we had another learning experience regarding road rage investigations.
Rhode Island man’s eBay transaction spurs Basehor probe
October 25, 2007
A sketchy eBay transaction has pushed a 48-year-old Rhode Island man to request a police investigation in Basehor.
BLHS dancers ready to shine on trip to N.Y.
October 25, 2007
Baily Kraus, a BLHS junior, and Christina Self, a BLHS sophomore, will be spending their Thanksgiving holiday performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
County hit with surcharge for waste transfers to landfill
October 25, 2007
Due to high fuel costs, the amount Leavenworth County pays to have its waste transported to a landfill in Perry is set to increase next year.
Joint chiefs chairman visits fort
October 25, 2007
The senior ranking member of the Armed Forces and principal military adviser to the president says one of his major missions is to relieve stress of multiple, lengthy deployments by members of the armed services.
Bond issue voting comes to an end
October 25, 2007
The Clerk’s Office mailed out 7,751 ballots earlier this month to registered voters in the district. As of Tuesday morning, the office had received 4,233 filled-out ballots to be counted in the tally, County Clerk Linda Scheer said.
Growth may spur Victory Junction revitalization
October 25, 2007
It’s called Victory Junction, but the only thing reminding people about the site now is a shuttered restaurant that at one time bore the same name.