Archive for Thursday, February 7, 2008

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KU to offer program for war wounded
February 7, 2008
During a ceremony Wednesday at Fort Leavenworth, KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway and U.S. Army Secretary Pete Geren announced the first eight soldiers who would be eligible to receive master’s degrees at KU, in exchange for agreeing to serve a few more years in the Army. All eight were wounded in combat.
Wood back on the mat
Senior shakes off spine injury, resumes quest for state title
February 7, 2008
The hours seemed endless.
Wrestlers aim to defend title Saturday
Young LHS squad wants KVL crown
February 7, 2008
After a seemingly endless string of runner-up finishes at the Kaw Valley League Tournament, the Lansing High wrestlers finally captured the elusive league championship in 2007.
Ward edges Lansing with late free throws
February 7, 2008
The streak keeps going in the wrong direction for the Lansing High boys basketball team.
Lions earn key mid-week victory
February 7, 2008
The new year couldn’t be going much better for the Lansing High girls basketball team.
LHS grad relishes political experiences
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A6
It was the middle of the night and Andrew Cameron was in the car headed to the airport to pick up a late arrival.
New book guides commanders on surviving deployment
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A7
The first 100 days are critical to a soldier deployed in a combat zone.
Support veterans
February 7, 2008
To the editor: During the week of Feb. 10-16, the Veterans Administration is sponsoring a National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans.
Streets owe due to Henry Dohrn
February 7, 2008
Many times people ask me about old timers that influenced Lansing’s history.
City’s debt may sink pool, for now
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A1
As Lansing officials come closer to breaking ground on a new, 127-acre city park, they acknowledged plans for a state-of-the-art aquatic center to anchor the park could be put on hold longer than expected.
Mayor unsure of center’s tenants
Bernard updates business owners at luncheon
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A1
Don’t ask Mayor Kenneth Bernard what’s going into Lansing Towne Center.
No charges yet in death of fetus
Lawmaker says Lansing shooting ‘exactly’ the sort of case Alexa’s Law is is intended
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A1
The shooting death of a pregnant woman last month in Lansing would be an ideal case on which to bring charges under the state’s new fetal homicide law, said a state legislator who pushed to get “Alexa’s Law” on the books in Kansas.
Local swimmers excel at meet
February 7, 2008
Kurt Weber, a Lansing High sophomore, participated in the divisional qualifier swim meet on Jan. 25-27 in Olathe.
Scoreboard
February 7, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 7, 2008.
Council puts off speed change on 155th
February 7, 2008
The speed limit on 155th Street in Basehor was something Mayor Chris Garcia brought up in his State of the City Address a few weeks ago. And, as promised, it was a topic of discussion at Monday night’s City Council meeting.
State VFW honors BES teacher
Michelle Ablard to receive award as Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year
February 7, 2008
Patriotism has been in Ablard’s life for as long as she can remember. Her father served in the Navy for 28 years, and she spent her childhood growing up on military bases. She said she can remember stopping in the middle of the street to salute the flag during the summer when the national anthem played over the loudspeakers every morning.
Bush budget spurs talk of new prison
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A1
President Bush’s proposed budget includes funds to evaluate a site in Leavenworth for a new federal prison, Sen. Sam Brownback said Monday.
USM to present wind quartet
February 7, 2008
The University of St. Mary department of fine arts will present The Heart of America Wind Quintet in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, in the Mead Hall Walnut Room on the main campus at 4100 S. Fourth Street in Leavenworth.
From planning to solid waste
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A2
It may be Jason Auvil’s second week on the job as director at the Leavenworth County Transfer Station, but he is no newcomer to dealing with solid waste disposal and recycling.
Students turn ideas into action
February 7, 2008 in print edition on B4
From an idea to a prototype to being used by millions of people, an invention always starts at the same place.
County transfer station fees to increase
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A3
Beginning April 1, users of the Leavenworth County Transfer Station will pay $1 more per ton to dispose of solid waste.
Administrator hiring process continues
February 7, 2008 in print edition on A3
As the search for the first-ever Leavenworth County administrator continues, one commissioner says a hiring could occur soon but no final decision has been made.