Archive for Thursday, February 28, 2008

Also from February 28

On the street
Photo galleries
LHS boys beat Bonner Springs in substate opener

What will you do with your tax return/refund?

Response Percent
Pay off debt
Put it into savings
Refund? I’ll believe it when I see it.
Buy a new toy
Give it to charity
Total 53

All stories

Semi truck-van collision claims life of 37-year-old Tonganoxie man
11:06 p.m., February 28, 2008 Updated 12:43 a.m.
A 37-year-old Tonganoxie man died after a van and semi truck collision occurred on U.S. Highway 24-40 Thursday evening.
KCK Police: Check your Public Storage unit in KCK, Shawnee or Merriam
February 28, 2008
KCK police alert for Public Storage users in KCK, Merriam and Shawnee
Differing sides spew arguments over sewer district discrepancy
February 28, 2008
Disagreements on who should have been responsible for the decommissioning and study of sewer districts in southern Leavenworth County continues.
LHS boys rally past Bonner, advance to substate finals
Briggs wants Lions focused on the game - not state - Friday night
February 28, 2008
Rule No. 1 about making it to state: You do not think about state.
City takes more steps toward new park
February 28, 2008
With a contractor in place, Lansing residents can expect to see work on a new city park begin in just a few short weeks.
Lions catch spirit of ‘74
33-year streak of substate exits could end this weekend
February 28, 2008
A lonely metal banner hangs on the wall of Johnsmeyer Gymnasium indicating the limited postseason tradition of Lansing High girls basketball.
Soldiers use computer games to simulate future Army tactics
February 28, 2008
Army Maj. Jake Peterson pondered his next steps after his armored battalion led the capture of a communications center and road network.
Three Lions nab medals at state tourney
February 28, 2008
A goofy grin broke out on Grant Hinckley’s face moments after the final whistle blew on his last match Saturday at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament.
Event remembers the “March King”
February 28, 2008
It may still be in the planning stages, but the upcoming John Philip Sousa Star Spangled Spectacular is shaping up to be a celebration unlike anything Leavenworth has ever seen.
Flynn garners respect at state
February 28, 2008
The elevation difference was only about a foot, but Lansing High senior Nick Flynn didn’t care.
LIS recognizes students who got 2nd quarter honors
February 28, 2008 in print edition on B8
Lansing Intermediate School has announced its students that made significant efforts in the Bringing Up Grades program for the second quarter of the 2007-2008 academic year.
Library prepares for spring reading program
February 28, 2008 in print edition on A2
It’s time once again for our annual Springo Spring Reading Program, which begins March 1 and continues through March 31.
State research center offers Lansing history
February 28, 2008 in print edition on A4
Last week, Ada and I were invited by Laura Phillippi, our Lansing Museum site coordinator, to spend a day at the Kansas State Historical Society Research Center in Topeka.
Local hospitals join national safety week
February 28, 2008 in print edition on A2
Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and St. John Hospital, Leavenworth, are recognizing National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 2-8, by encouraging patients to take a more active role in their health care.
Crunching Numbers
February 28, 2008 in print edition on A2
It’s tax season, and for Sue Thayer, personal property manager with the Leavenworth County Appraiser’s office, it’s the busiest time of the year.
Linwood shooting under investigation
February 28, 2008
A 5-year-old Linwood-area girl was receiving food through tubes Tuesday, just three days after a bullet struck her as she played in her backyard, according to the girl’s grandmother, Pat Cook.
February 28, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 28, 2008.
Area students make honor roll
February 28, 2008
Several students in the surrounding area recently were named to the Upper Iowa University Dean’s List for the fall 2007 semester. Upper Iowa University is located in Fayette, Iowa.