Archive for Thursday, September 13, 2007

Also from September 13

Events
Photos
Photo galleries
Bonner Springs Invitational
Polls

Do you approve of the plan to upgrade the intersection of Second Street and American Avenue

Response Percent
Yes. KDOT won’t allow access off Main to Helen, so it’s the best possible solution.
 
62%
No. The plan doesn’t really do anything about access to Main Street.
 
37%
Total 8

All stories

Lansing girls third at Bonner Invitational
Jaqua places third in girls race; Craig leads LHS boys with fifth-place finish
September 13, 2007
For the better part of two miles on Wednesday at the Bonner Springs Invitational, Lauren Jaqua searched for cracks in the big green wall that the De Soto cross country team formed at the front of the pack.
Briggs, Elkins lead LHS tennis at Baldwin
September 13, 2007
Singles players Amy Briggs and Lauren Elkins led the Lansing High varsity tennis team to a fourth-place finish on Wednesday at the Baldwin Invitational.
Wristen: Hello Kansas, Lansing High volleyball is back
September 13, 2007
For all those who thought the Lansing High volleyball program’s glory days were behind it, think again.
Board selects new member
September 13, 2007
Of the five applicants vying for the recently vacated school board seat, Robert Nye was chosen Monday night for what board members said was his dedication and unique perspective.
Work near mobile home park OK’d
September 13, 2007
Improvements to reopen the intersection of Second Street and American Avenue and insure access to the Parkwood Estates Mobile Home Court have won the approval of the Lansing City Council.
1st National marks opening of Lansing branch
September 13, 2007
The oldest bank in Kansas has the newest bank in Lansing.
Sleep lab to open in Rock Creek Medical Plaza
September 13, 2007
Sleep disorders has been a growing research field for a few years, and now one company is bringing its knowledge of them directly to Lansing residents.
Turf warriors
Lions win home tourney for first time since 2003
September 13, 2007
The last time the Lansing High volleyball team hoisted the first-place plaque at the Lansing Invitational was back in 2003, and it had been three years since LHS last made the finals of the home tournament.
District moving its offices
Superintendent, staff take up residence in Lansing Elementary
September 13, 2007
As the completion date for the construction of the new Lansing Elementary School nears the six-month mark, Superintendent Randal Bagby said his involvement with the project has reached a critical point.
Hall, Griffen win gold at Gardner
September 13, 2007
Two weeks after making a strong showing at the Shawnee Heights Doubles Tournament that ended with a third-place finish, Lansing High doubles players Briana Hall and Katelyn Griffen have added a gold medal to their collection.
Brooms offer clean sweep
September 13, 2007
I love a broom because it is so technically correct. You can sweep out the car, reach the ceiling to get rid of cobwebs, clean the garage and sidewalks. Brooms are amazing. You can even get cake tester brooms.
Seat-belt program gets point across
September 13, 2007
Lansing Police Officer Brian Duncan, standing in the middle of Olive Street last week, looked into the vehicle, saw the driver buckled up in her seat belt, and handed her a $1 bill.
Lansing grad given scholarship
September 13, 2007
Nathaniel Markovetz, Lansing, has been honored with two scholarships from Missouri State University.
A woman with a plan
September 13, 2007
With over five years experience on the Lansing Planning Commission, Sharon Henke is devoted to managing the growth of “the city with a future.”
Charlie Kaeding
September 13, 2007
Clint and Katy (Kellerman) Kaeding, Prairie Village, announce the birth of a son, Charles “Charlie” Patrick Kaeding, born June 23, 2007.
Harmony Hodam
September 13, 2007
Derrick and Lesleigh Hodam, Topeka, announce the birth of their daughter, Harmony Elizabeth Hodam, born Aug. 20, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Scoreboard
September 13, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 13, 2007.
Susan E. Smith
1947-2007
September 13, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Susan E. Smith, 59, Lansing, was Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
R. Elizabeth French Lauer
1917-2007
September 13, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for R. Elizabeth French Lauer, 90, Leavenworth, will be at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 13, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Leavenworth.
Schools, commissioners clash on payment plan
Neither side wants to pay for the continuation of successful truancy-reduction program
September 13, 2007
Leavenworth County and public school superintendents in the county continue to bicker over how to pay for the truancy-reduction program.
Work to begin on Bittersweet extension
September 13, 2007
Work on the Bittersweet Street extension will begin next week, Lansing School Board members learned Monday in a joint meeting with the Lansing City Council.
Milling to continue on Main St.
September 13, 2007
Weather permitting on Wednesday, Sept. 19, crews will begin milling at several places along Main Street north of the Seven-Mile Creek Bridge.
Church bazaar set for Sept. 23
September 13, 2007
St. Joseph Catholic Church at 306 N. Broadway, in Leavenworth will conduct its annual bazaar on Sunday, Sept. 23.
Health fair aimed at seniors
September 13, 2007
A health fair is coming this month to Leavenworth County that will cater to a specific age group.
City Center moves forward
Council OK’s rezoning, preliminary plan for downtown proposal
September 13, 2007
The city of Basehor is one step closer to a revitalized downtown, despite some differences in opinion on the City Council.
Grocery developers beset by obstacles
September 13, 2007
Wolf Creek Marketplace was supposed to have opened to the public by now, but the dirt remains untouched at the proposed site on the north side of U.S. Highway 24-40 just east of 155th Street.
Voters OK expansion of Linwood library district
September 13, 2007
In balloting Tuesday, the expansion question passed 181 to 63, the Leavenworth County Clerk’s Office reported. Voter turnout was 9 percent.
City, county officials air differences over sewers
September 13, 2007
Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia didn’t mince words when he spoke at the beginning of a meeting this week on sewer and road improvements and future growth in the southern part of the county.
ABLE backs bond issue
District teachers issue statement urging yes vote
September 13, 2007
The Association of Basehor-Linwood Educators (ABLE) made up of about 80 Basehor-Linwood school district certified teachers, announced its support for the upcoming bond issue. The support came via a statement read Monday evening during the school board meeting.