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Murder charges filed in pregnant woman’s shooting death
Suspect arrested in pipe-bombing
05:52 p.m., January 24, 2008 Updated 06:41 p.m.
Prosecutors in Leavenworth County today filed a murder charge against a 23-year-old Lansing man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman.
Family celebrates soldier’s return
January 24, 2008
The bright yellow ribbon that hung on a large tree in the front yard of Carol Murray’s house caught the eyes of many passing motorists along Kansas Highway 7.
New program for LHS freshmen showing early signs of success
January 24, 2008
With the first semester under their belt, school administrators and faculty of Lansing High School are already touting the success of a new program designed to smooth the transition for freshman class students.
Realty executive is Citizen of Year
January 24, 2008
The chairman of one of Leavenworth County’s largest privately held businesses is this year’s Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year.
Rematch possible at Baldwin Invite.
January 24, 2008
When the Lansing High wrestling team departs early Saturday morning for the Baldwin Invitational, all of the Lions will eagerly await their opportunity to prove themselves against opponents from nationally ranked Oak Park (Mo.) High.
LHS girls hustle to 3rd-place finish
Defensive pressure helps Lansing overcome shooting woes
January 24, 2008 in print edition on B1
If any basketball team understands that it takes more than shots to win a game, it’s the Lansing High girls.
Lions feast in finals
January 24, 2008 in print edition on B1
Rod Briggs knew one thing about his players: They were hungry.
Basehor elementaries, Sixth Grade Center announce honor rolls
January 24, 2008
These Basehor Elementary School and Sixth Grade Center students were named to second quarter honor rolls for the 2007-2008 school year:
Bonner Springs nail salon to open second location in Pinehurst center
January 24, 2008
Another prom and special occasion friendly business coming to Basehor is Kim’s Nails.
New shop in Basehor promises bargains on ‘Timeless Formals’
January 24, 2008
New and resale formal dresses, tuxedo rentals, shoes, jewelry and other special occasion accessories will be available at a soon-to-be Basehor business called Timeless Formals.
Scouts race to finish line during Pinewood Derby
January 24, 2008
Scores of race fans flocked to the area this weekend not to the Kansas Speedway but to Lansing Middle School to take part in Cub Scout Pack 3165’s annual Pinewood Derby.
Trash rates increase; first time since 1997
January 24, 2008
For the first time in 10 years, Lansing residents will see an increase in the rate they pay for trash removal.
City resolves Hithergreen parking problems
January 24, 2008
Some one-on-one conversations with Lansing High School students seems to have curtailed parking problems on Hithergreen Drive.
January 24, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 24, 2008.
County conservation district’s 59th annual meeting is Saturday
January 24, 2008
Leavenworth County Conservation District will be having its 59th annual meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lansing Community Center.
Conservation a priority for area farmers
January 24, 2008
If raising seven kids wasn’t hard work enough, try adding three cats, 11 dogs and 104 cows in calving season.
Tree stand pays dividends for Basehor farmer
January 24, 2008
The row of tall Eastern Red Cedar trees on Ronnie Kenyon’s farm just north of Basehor not only provides a nice winter sanctuary for the birds, it’s saved him hundreds of dollars in heating bills through the years.
Online tax filing offers easy, safe alternative
January 24, 2008
Whether you’re paying the money you owe or claiming the money you’ll be getting back, Uncle Sam says there’s no sense filling out any paperwork come tax time.
Students learn global impact of compassion
January 24, 2008
A lesson in social studies met a lesson in compassion for two classes at Lansing Intermediate School, giving students the chance to learn firsthand how their generosity could have an international effect.
Who was Drusie Coffin?
January 24, 2008
There was only one superintendent of schools in Leavenworth County in the 1930’s, 40s and 50s. On July 22, 1939, Drusilla Coffin became superintendent of the Leavenworth County Schools.
City displays wisdom with parking solution
January 24, 2008
A resounding thank you goes out to City Administrator Mike Smith, whose common-sense actions seem to have diffused an issue splitting some Hithergreen Drive neighbors and Lansing High School students.
Pucker up
January 24, 2008
Kerry Brungardt, Lansing Middle School principal, kissed a pig on Friday as part of a student council fundraiser.
BLHS dance team ready to dazzle in competitions
January 24, 2008
The tedious job of cleaning and perfecting a routine often wears the dancers down more than running through it over and over again.
A biker; minus the leather
January 24, 2008
During the work week it’s usually all business for Chuck Peterson, senior vice president and CEO of Citizens National Bank in Lansing.