Archive for Thursday, April 10, 2008

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KDOT to add rumble strips to K-7 in Wyandotte, Leavenworth counties
April 10, 2008
Weather permitting, on Wednesday, April 16, a project will begin to install shoulder rumble strips along Kansas Highway 7 in Wyandotte County and U.S. Highway 73 in Leavenworth County.
National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm watch
05:24 p.m., April 10, 2008 Updated 05:43 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for seven counties in northeast and east central Kansas, including Leavenworth and Wyandotte.
Lansing student is runnerup in national essay contest
April 10, 2008
Stephanie Cahill, who is home-schooled by her father, Timothy, received the $2,500 second-place prize in the national contest.
Double overtime and still no winner: Basehor ties Gardner
April 10, 2008
Basehor-Linwood began a tough stretch of games on Monday against Gardner-Edgerton.
Basehor-Linwood athletes enjoy home meet
Senior participants win three events during 2008 installment of Bobcat Relays last Friday
April 10, 2008
Competing in the final Bobcat Relays of their careers, three seniors won events on Friday.
Emotions run full circle during championship win
April 10, 2008
My mouth is bone dry. I run my tongue across my chapped lips. My hands are shaking and my head is pounding. Throbbing. My face is red. I’m sitting down. Then standing up. Then kicking the plastic chair in front of me.
Simpson to lead Kansas girls team
April 10, 2008
Noah Simpson will coach Cassie Lombardino one more time on the basketball court this weekend.
Lack of oxygen
April 10, 2008
A “Pulse Oximeter” measures the percentage of hemoglobin saturated with oxygen.
Cushing names 2007 Employee of the Year
April 10, 2008
During a recognition ceremony for Cushing Memorial Hospital’s 2007 Employees of the Month, Kathy Jackson, R.N., was named the hospital’s 2007 Employee of the Year. The reception took place at the hospital Monday, March 31.
Carnegie Arts Center sets spring class schedule
April 10, 2008
The Carnegie Arts Center has announced a new schedule of classes for the spring season.
University of Saint Mary holds presentation about Darfur genocide
April 10, 2008
Genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region is the focus of a presentation by the University of Saint Mary Lawrence D. Starr Global Studies Institute at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2008, held in Mabee Auditorium on the lower level of De Paul Library. This presentation is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
Threepenny Opera” comes to University of Saint Mary
April 10, 2008
Threepenny Opera” will be presented by the University of Saint Mary Fine Arts Theatre Department at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, through Saturday, April 19, in Xavier Theatre on the main campus, located at 4100 South 4th Street in Leavenworth.
Former foster child urges participation in CASA
April 10, 2008
Tiny candles flickered and glowed on the tables at the Jack Reardon Convention Center on Tuesday as the Holy Spirit Concert Chorale sang “I’ll Stand By You.”
Governor vetoes 2nd try to save coal plant
Legislature approves bill prior to ending regular session; lawmakers return April 30 for wrap up
April 10, 2008
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Friday vowed to veto a second bill approved by the Legislature that would allow the construction of two 700-megawatt coal-fired plants.
KU Med to receive bioscience funding
April 10, 2008
Kansas Bioscience Authority will pump $2 million into an effort to help Kansas University Medical Center attract biomedical startups to the Kansas City metro area.
City gardening offers new challenges
April 10, 2008
Someone once wrote that the only land you can ever really own is the dirt you get under your fingernails by working the soil. If that’s the case, then I’ve gained some more real estate after this last weekend.
Tilling is critical step to growing a great garden
April 10, 2008
For many vegetable growers, April is the most important month in the gardening cycle.
GOP women set up next meeting date
April 10, 2008
President Connie O’Brien, Tonganoxie, presided over the March 24 Leavenworth County Republican Women meeting.
Remember when
April 10, 2008
Ten years ago the Bonner Springs High School Mock Trial team won its fourth consecutive state championship. Bill Hallock was the coach and team members were: Eric Fleenor, Puanani Warren, Hollie Journey, Todd Underwood, Andrew Dame, Emily Moehlman and Kevin Parks.