Archive for Thursday, February 21, 2008

Also from February 21

Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Polls

Do you watch the Oscars?

Response Percent
No. The show is too long, and I can get my Hollywood fix elsewhere.
 
66%
Absolutely. I love the glitz and the glamour.
 
33%
Total 24

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Bixbys trudge ahead
February 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Dennis Bixby turned 47 Feb. 12.

All stories

Principal change set for next year
February 21, 2008
The position of principal of Lansing Elementary School will go through a bit of a shakeup as the district makes the transition into its new facility with a combined student body from the elementary and intermediate schools.
Lansing schools take position against bullying
February 21, 2008
Bullying can have a crippling effect on the students who are forced to cope with it everyday.
Kosovo peace mission remains officer’s priority
February 21, 2008
A Lansing resident was on the front lines for the announcement Sunday as Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia.
10 Lions qualify for state
February 21, 2008
For most of the season, the youth-dominated Lansing High wrestling team has operated below the radar as far as state recognition is concerned.
Collaboration tops list of LCDC’s strategic plan
February 21, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corp. board members said they hope a new strategic plan will give the organization a vision and framework to go forward in retaining and attracting primary businesses to the county.
Former council member, longtime photographer fondly recalled
February 21, 2008
James Cook , longtime Basehor resident, lost his battle with liver cancer Sunday, Feb. 3. He was 59.
B-L board approves changes at the top
Superintendent to retire at end of ‘08-‘09 year; assistant tapped for post
February 21, 2008
Basehor-Linwood School District Superintendent Bob Albers has decided next year will be his last year in the district.
Sheriff files for reelection
February 21, 2008 in print edition on A3
Leavenworth County Sheriff Dave Zoellner contends that there’s more work to be done in his department.
Fifth-grader wins state citizenship essay contest
February 21, 2008 in print edition on A3
If you could change one thing about your government, what would it be?
Congress hopeful to visit area
February 21, 2008
Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins will be stopping this weekend in Leavenworth to talk about her soon-to-launch campaign for Congress.
KCKCC class looks at eBay
February 21, 2008
A computer-aided seminar on the basics of selling on eBay will be taught at the Leavenworth Center of Kansas City Kansas Community College on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Library challenges patrons to ‘Read 100 stories’
February 21, 2008
Lansing Community Library is challenging its patrons to “Read 100 Stories” during the two-month period that began Tuesday, Feb. 19 and runs through National Library Week, which is April 13 through 19.
Rescuing the abandoned
February 21, 2008
For Andrea Mamaux and other members of the Leavenworth Animal Welfare Society Inc., (LAWS), saving stray and unwanted pets is an everyday mission.
Here’s to no more sniffles
February 21, 2008
Anybody around here got the sniffles?
Scholars finish with state ranking
Bowl members look back on improvements throughout season
February 21, 2008 in print edition on B8
It’s the end of the season for the Lansing High School scholar bowl team, and its members are confident the team has progressed and is climbing its way back to the top.
Time for leadership on CR 1 funding
February 21, 2008
It’s unfortunate the city of Tonganoxie and Leavenworth County officials are acting more like grade-schoolers than community leaders when it comes to figuring out a way to become partners in improving County Road 1.
City Council meeting agenda
February 21, 2008
The Lansing City Council could award a construction bid for the first phase of a new Lansing City Park, to be located on Gilman Road west of Kansas Highway 7 in a regular meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 800 First Terrace.
Scoreboard
February 21, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 21, 2008.
Academic excellence pays off for LHS girls soccer squad
February 21, 2008
In addition to building a winning tradition on the field, the Lansing High girls soccer team has an even more proud tradition of excellence off of it. Specifically, that off-the-field dominance has come in the classroom.
Extension offers upcoming seminars
February 21, 2008
This week I’d like to highlight several upcoming educational seminars that Leavenworth County Extension is hosting. Topics covered at the events will range from pond management, to goat management, to tractor safety for our youths.
LES congratulates honor students
February 21, 2008 in print edition on B8
Lansing Elementary School has announced the names of third-graders on the school’s honor roll for the second quarter of the 2007-2008 school year.