Archive for Thursday, September 6, 2007

Also from September 6

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
JV volleyball sweeps Turner, Blue Valley
Polls

Is the county commission right in moving forward on hiring a county administrator?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s past time the county had a professional administrator.
 
53%
No. Voters need to decide the question again.
 
46%
Total 15

All stories

Lansing jumps all over Turner, Blue Valley
Angello, Jensen spark Lions to season-opening volleyball sweep
September 6, 2007
If area volleyball fans learned anything from Lansing High’s sweep of Turner and Blue Valley on Thursday night, it’s that Lisa Angello has a nasty jump serve.
Basehor edges Lansing in another tight KVL showdown
September 6, 2007
If Basehor-Linwood’s ultra-narrow soccer field gave the Lansing High boys trouble Wednesday night, it certainly wasn’t obvious. Lansing dropped a 4-3 decision despite outshooting Basehor by a 19-14 margin.
Work progresses on schedule
September 6, 2007
It’s been a long process, but headway is beginning to show in the $15.3 million Main Street construction project.
County staff debate off ballot
Administrator position OK’d without public referendum
September 6, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners agreed Tuesday to draft a job description and advertise for a county administrator without putting the issue before a public referendum as originally planned.
Approved budget holds mill levy rate constant
September 6, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners have put the finishing touches on the county’s 2008 budget, forecasting increased spending but with a steady mill levy rate.
Hammer time
Volleyball squad set to reveal high-powered offense tonight
September 6, 2007
Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater had eight good reasons to expect the Lions would be good this season: Brittney Lang, Katie Nietzke, Morgan Chiles, Sara Logan, Breanne Sanders, Rachel Milnark, Kristen Jensen and Erin Griffen.
Lions rout Chieftains, 10-0
September 6, 2007
Senior Chance Thackston and freshman Chris Rathjen each recorded hat tricks as the Lansing High boys soccer team routed Tonganoxie, 10-0, on Tuesday night at Lansing Middle School.
Pregame tradition
Boosters’ barbecue raises funds for LHS students
September 6, 2007
It’s definitely not a new tradition for the Lansing Booster Club, and in fact, many people can’t even remember when it was started, but the pregame barbecue has become a staple in many Lion fans’ lives.
Teacher back ‘home’ for 1st full-time job
September 6, 2007
When it comes to a new job and her very own classroom full of eager students, Kim Alexander thinks it’s better to just take one day at a time.
Lansing businesses make big changes
September 6, 2007
Lansing is getting another restaurant next week while a bank is celebrating its grand opening in the city and another business is marking its move to a new location.
Program promotes seat-belt safety
September 6, 2007
Groups including State Farm and the Lansing Police Department are teaming up to promote seat-belt awareness, and it could mean an extra buck in your pocket this weekend.
Kansas’ second governor
September 6, 2007
Governor Thomas Carney, the second governor in the state of Kansas, was very important to Lansing’s history. Thomas Carney was born Aug. 20, 1824, in Delaware County, Ohio.
Meara, Bremser lead LHS runners
September 6, 2007
The Tonganoxie High boys and girls cross country teams defended their home turf with first-place team finishes Thursday afternoon at the Tonganoxie Quadrangular, but the Lansing High squads had plenty to feel good about, too.
Osteoporosis focus of talk at Cushing
September 6, 2007
Cushing Memorial Hospital will continue its 2007 Community Education Series on Wednesday, Sept. 19, with a presentation by Dr. Donald Peghee Jr.
Church plays host to ice cream social
September 6, 2007
The Bethel Tabernacle Church, 704 E. Eisenhower, invites the public to attend an ice cream social Saturday, Sept. 8.
Bigs in Schools seeks volunteers
September 6, 2007
The Leavenworth County Big Brothers Big Sisters program will be visiting local schools throughout September to raise awareness of its Bigs in Schools program.
High school essay contest begins
September 6, 2007
The Bill of Rights Institute, a non-profit educational organization in suburban Washington, DC, will award U.S. high school students cash prizes totaling over $60,000 during the 2007-08 school year in the “Being an American” essay contest.
Council to consider Helen St. traffic alternate
September 6, 2007
Action under consideration by the Lansing City Council won’t give residents of Parkwood Estates Mobile Home Court the access they want on and off of Main Street, but if approved it will insure mobile homes can be moved in and out of the park.
Lansing grad picks up honors
September 6, 2007
Forty-two students, including Daniel Usera from Lansing, were initiated as members of the Ichabod Chapter of the National Senior Honor Society of Mortar Board at Washburn University.
Terron returns family name to Lansing High record board
September 6, 2007
Brad Terron left no doubt the he was pumped for football season to begin.
On The Record
September 6, 2007
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Sept. 6, 2007.
Hugh T. “Bing” Crosby
1908-2007
September 6, 2007
Services for Hugh T. “Bing” Crosby, 98, Independence, Mo., were Sunday, Sept. 2, at Speaks Suburban Chapel, Independence. Burial was in Mount Washington Forever Cemetery.
Ronald V. Bareiss
1939-2007
September 6, 2007
Services for Ronald V. Bareiss, 67, Atchison, were Friday, Aug. 31, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Atchison. Burial was at Lancaster Cemetery.
William W. Johnson
1921-2007
September 6, 2007
Services for William W. “Bill” Johnson, 86, of Lansing, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
American Family agent honored
September 6, 2007
Tom Dawson II, an American Family Insurance agent in Lansing, has been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program.
Master gardener class enrolling
September 6, 2007
People interested in learning more about gardening can enroll in classes to become a Leavenworth County master gardener.
Scoreboard
September 6, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 6, 2007.
Innovative no matter the job
September 6, 2007
A popular Lansing teacher has moved out of the classroom and into the administrative office this year.
Renaissance Festival goes green
September 6, 2007
There was no such word as “environmentalism” 500 years ago. Nonetheless, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival will be a whole lot greener this year.