Archive for Thursday, February 14, 2008

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Foundation gets $550K gift for Powell Lecture Series
February 14, 2008
The Command and General Staff College Foundation has announced a $550,000 gift to support a new lecture series at the college named for retired Gen. Colin Powell.
Leavenworth County Commission agenda, week of Feb. 19-22
February 14, 2008
This week’s schedule for the Leavenworth County Commission is as follows:
LHS 2nd, 5 Lions 1st at KVL
Flynn, Hinckley defend league titles; 9 Lions are medalists
February 14, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Lansing High wrestling team grew tired of runner-up finishes at the Kaw Valley League Tournament years ago, but after coming up just short of defending their league crown on Saturday, the Lions felt a great sense of satisfaction.
Boyda checks in on VA, patients
February 14, 2008
Leonard Mitchell was sitting on the edge of his hospital bed eating lunch Tuesday when in walked U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda.
Wristen: Freshmen are good, but Flynn still rules
February 14, 2008 in print edition on B1
It seems a bit silly to even consider this, but it’s quite possible that senior Nick Flynn has been the most overlooked Lansing High wrestler this season.
County commission OKs lease-purchase for radio equipment
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A3
Plans for a multimillion-dollar communications upgrade that will allow emergency agencies within and outside Leavenworth County to directly communicate are progressing.
Saving lives
February 14, 2008
A job with a four-day weekend might sound pretty cushy to some, but not when there’s two 24-hour shifts to work each week, too.
Basehor City Council Agenda - Feb. 21
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A2
This is the agenda for the Basehor City Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008.
Police Calls - February 4 through February 10
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A2
These are calls the Basehor Police Department received between February 4 and February 10, 2008.
Body Walk wows GRES students
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A3
These students got a special trip through the human body, where they could see its inner workings up close.
Plan foresees student laptops
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Students enrolled in the Basehor-Linwood school district in grades six through 12 could be part of a technology wave that grants each of them laptop computers as part of the everyday curriculum.
BLHS students present ‘Little Women’
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Basehor-Linwood High School students will become ladies and gentlemen of the 1800s this weekend in the on-stage version of the classic tale, “Little Women.”
City, KDOT push toward pact on 155th
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
The Kansas Department of Transportation and Basehor City Council members have indicated a willingness to work together in moving ahead with a U.S. Highway 24-40 corridor master plan.
BES students cook up chili in ‘funraiser’
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
For the second year in a row, students from Basehor Elementary School were able to combine their love of bingo with their talented culinary skills in this year’s Chilingo, a half bingo, half chili cook-off competition.
Four football players make college commitments
February 14, 2008 in print edition on B1
Thursday was a big day for one of the most talent-laden senior classes in Lansing High football history as four Lions signed their national letters-of-intent to play college football.
Scoreboard
February 14, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 14, 2008.
PRIDE in Lansing
February 14, 2008
When driving into Lansing from the south, you can’t miss the beautiful Welcome to Lansing sign. One of the 11 logos on that sign has a big K with the words Kansas Pride. Now I am wondering just how many of you actually know what that means?
Library challenge joins national reading campaign
February 14, 2008
Join us for Family Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19. This month’s featured activity will be Book Bingo. If you win at bingo, you win a free book! We will also be distributing our Winter Reading Program prizes during the event.
Second-half surge lifts LHS past IMAC
February 14, 2008 in print edition on B1
For those discouraged by the Lansing High boys basketball team’s recent three-game losing streak, relax.
Lansing girls move step closer to No. 1
February 14, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Lansing High girls basketball team wasted no time taking the drama out of its rivalry game with Immaculata on Tuesday night.
Creighton releases Dean’s list
February 14, 2008
Several area students have been named to Creighton University’s Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall semester of the 2007-2008 academic year.
Coast Guard offers boat class
February 14, 2008
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a one-day safe boating class to the boating public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.
USM schedules open house
February 14, 2008
The University of St. Mary will have an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.
P.E. teacher settles in at LIS
February 14, 2008 in print edition on B8
After trying his hand in exercise physiology and then special education, Harley Douglas may have had several careers so far, but he said he’s sure he’s got it right this time.
Fort resident receives crown
February 14, 2008 in print edition on A8
A Fort Leavenworth woman has been crowned Mrs. Leavenworth County 2008.
LHS program for freshmen paying off, district says
February 14, 2008
It’s a work in progress,” was the general consensus when it came to the official release of numbers showcasing what seems to be an initial success of Lansing High School’s new Freshman Foundation program.
City Council supportive of regional airport study
February 14, 2008
Lansing City Council members voiced their support for funding a study to determine the need for a regional airport in Leavenworth County but will delay taking the issue to a vote until the source of the money to fund the study is determined.