Archive for Thursday, January 17, 2008

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Kansas Democratic lawmakers endorse Obama
Candy Ruff among those supporting Illinois senator’s presidential bid
January 17, 2008
The lawmakers made their endorsement Thursday, Jan. 17, at a Statehouse news conference, ahead of the Feb. 5 Democratic presidential caucuses in Kansas.
Terron turns the page
Freshman erases huge deficit, earns confidence-building victory
January 17, 2008
The weather outside Wednesday night was reminiscent in many ways of the way Lansing High freshman Tyler Terron’s wrestling season has gone so far - bitter and cold.
Tonganoxie, Basehor schools closed Thursday
January 17, 2008
Snowfall in the region has caused school to be canceled in USD 464 Tonganoxie and USD 458 Basehor-Linwood.
Trash rates may rise
Council to consider recommended increase
January 17, 2008
Lansing residents could be in for the first rate increase to their monthly trash bill in 10 years.
Sebelius budget provides increase to state retirees
January 17, 2008
Public employee retirees and higher education institutions will get some help in a “lean” budget. But kindergartners will have to wait.
Parking on Hithergreen splitting neighbors, school
January 17, 2008
Several residents of Hithergreen Drive are pleading for help from school board members to relieve the parking problems along their street being caused by Lansing High School students.
Victories aplenty at Bobcat
Flynn suffers first setback, but LHS has big day
January 17, 2008
If a loss can be considered encouraging, Nick Flynn had such a loss Saturday in the 152-pound finals of the Bobcat Classic.
Lions advance to semifinals with tough 48-46 victory
January 17, 2008
Note to the Lansing High boys basketball players: You aren’t operating under the radar anymore.
ROTC instructors go back in time
January 17, 2008
They were the guns that won the Civil War and the American West, and last week their modern-day replicas got a workout on a Fort Leavenworth firing range.
Focused on the finals
Lansing girls survive first-round scare, hope for title rematch with Tonganoxie
January 17, 2008
Someone had a case of the Mondays.
Reno Bobwhites talk buymanship
January 17, 2008 in print edition on A2
President Max Packard called the monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites to order at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13.
Creating school spirit
LMS students use T-shirt-making to build peer camaraderie
January 17, 2008
School spirit is something that eighth-grader Erin Sullivan doesn’t want to forget about from her days at Lansing Middle School.
2007 postponed meeting scheduled
January 17, 2008 in print edition on A2
The Lansing Community Club will hold its January meeting at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Lansing Community Center.
Middle school students compete in geobee for chance at nationals
January 17, 2008
Lansing Middle School, along with thousands of other schools across the nation, participated in the National Geographic Geobee Thursday, Jan. 10.
Library makes finding school AR books easy, fun
January 17, 2008 in print edition on A2
Did you know that the Lansing Community Library has a copy of the Advanced Reading list for Lansing Elementary, Intermediate and Middle schools?
District brags on its ‘06-‘07 report card
January 17, 2008
Just like its students, the Lansing School District has received a report card, rating its “adequate yearly progress” for the 2006-2007 school year and was happy to see that it passed.
Survey finds cooperation lacking
January 17, 2008
Collaboration between city and county governments is a big concern for economic developers in Leavenworth County
Dip in Kansas driving fatalities welcome
January 17, 2008
The Lawrence Journal-World said this in an editorial Monday:
For your health
January 17, 2008
OK, everybody take a deep breath. Did you do it correctly?
Serving the citizen
January 17, 2008 in print edition on A2
Rana Lacer came to Lansing at a pivotal time in the city’s economic progression.
Unbeaten freshmen ready for home tourney
January 17, 2008
The downfall with being a freshman basketball player is that your games often are overshadowed by varsity games.
PTA fundraiser exceeds goal
January 17, 2008
During the fall LES/LIS PTA fundraiser, about 400 students from Lansing Elementary and Intermediate schools raised $20,670 by selling food items from Clubs Choice.
Scoreboard
January 17, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 17, 2008.
LHS students earn spots in state band
January 17, 2008
It was a blind audition with nothing but the sound of a deep trombone filling the room.
Preferred Physical Therapy ribbon-cutting
January 17, 2008
Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce, city officials and staff with Preferred Physical Therapy cut the ribbon for the business at 712 First Terrace.
Trumpeter swans return to county lake
January 17, 2008
The trumpeter swans are back at Bear Lake.
Financial planner
January 17, 2008
Joel Hadfield of Edward Jones in Lansing has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use the certification marks CFP.
Superintendent updates board on school projects
January 17, 2008
The first round of construction planning meetings involving the Basehor-Linwood school district bond issue are finished, which gave Superintendent Bob Albers the opportunity to spend part of the first school board meeting of 2008 going over progress reports for some of the district’s projects.
Trial date set in case involving road rage
Suspect pleads not guilty in October incident that injured mother of 3
January 17, 2008
The jury trial is set for 9 a.m., Monday, March 10, at the Leavenworth County Justice Center.
City honors outgoing police chief
Health reasons force Horner to retire; council appoints department veteran to post
January 17, 2008
Basehor City Council President Terry Thomas said Horner who announced his decision to step down due to health concerns last month was most successful in “raising the awareness of the public to the Police Department” and “making police business a priority for the council.”
Music students headed to state
January 17, 2008
After performing in the Northeast Kansas Music Educators Association honor band and honor choir in December and another round of auditions, four Basehor-Linwood High School band students along with one BLHS choir student will be headed Feb. 28 to Wichita to participate in the state KMEA music convention. Three freshman vocalists also are headed to the state competition for mid-level grades.
Immigration among issues
January 17, 2008
Curbing illegal immigration was of primary concern for many of the nearly 20 Leavenworth County Republicans who gathered Saturday afternoon at the Leavenworth Public Library to provide input on the party’s platform and state legislative agenda.