Archive for Thursday, January 31, 2008

Also from January 31

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Polls

Will you participate in the Kansas presidential caucuses?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s like voting : and it’s my patriotic duty to participate.
 
80%
No. Kansans don’t really have a say in national politics, so the caucuses here won’t matter.
 
19%
Total 41

All stories

A feel-good victory
Lineup ravaged by illness, but Lions find way to win
January 31, 2008
On a night where the water bottles should’ve been replaced with Robitussin, the Lansing High girls basketball team conquered both illness and the Piper Pirates with a 60-49 road victory.
Piper hands LHS boys first loss of 2008
January 31, 2008
The seven-game winning streak is over.
KSU coach eyes Lansing football players
January 31, 2008
Two burly-framed men with identical shaved heads were perched high above center court for the Lansing High boys basketball game against Bonner Springs on Friday night.
Family happy, once again, to sit down to meals together
January 31, 2008
It’s been 15 months since Maj. Jerry Diamond has sat down at the dinner table and shared a meal with his family.
First-grader’s wrestling with dad’s absence ends
January 31, 2008
The first thing Megan Weaver wanted to do with her dad when he returned from his 15-month deployment in Iraq was wrestle.
Parking problem concerns remain
January 31, 2008
Leaders of a petition drive asking the city and school district to stop Lansing High School students from parking on Hithergreen Drive say they’re still not satisfied with the situation.
Charges filed in murder
Defendant also charged with conspiracy in house-bombing
January 31, 2008
Authorities reacted quickly to the shooting last week in Lansing that claimed the life of a 20-year-old pregnant woman, charging a 23-year-old Lansing man with her murder.
Blew, Flynn lead Lions at Baldwin
January 31, 2008
The Lansing High wrestling team has yet to compete with a full, healthy squad this season, but the bits and pieces have been impressive in their own right.
Linwood Elementary School announces honor rolls
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A2
Student honor rolls for Linwood Elementary School.
Basehor City Council Agenda - Feb. 4, 2008
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A2
City council agenda for Monday, Feb. 4.
Basehor Planning Commission Agenda - Feb. 5, 2008
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A2
Planning Commission Agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Local author talks books, basketball
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A2
Tonganoxie native Lisa Harkrader, author of “Airball: My Life in Briefs” visited Basehor-Linwood Middle School students Friday, Jan. 25.
Council tells City Center developer to rework plans regarding street
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A1
The developer of Basehor City Center will need to rethink his plans, after a City Council vote last week.
Pharmacy slated for opening this summer
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A1
This summer, Basehor residents will reap the benefits of another much needed amenity.
Bomb threat probe ongoing
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A1
Students were evacuated from Basehor-Linwood High School Friday morning after a bomb threat was discovered.
City continues push to keep signal at 155th St.
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A1
A delegation of Basehor staff, businessmen and elected officials continue their efforts to keep a traffic signal in place at one of the city’s main intersections.
Council to hear park fee, pool presentations
January 31, 2008
Lansing City Council members will have a work session tonight to hear presentations on two parks-related topics.
Gardner upends LHS freshman boys
January 31, 2008
The Lansing High freshman boys basketball team’s quest for a title at the 44th annual Lansing Freshman Tournament came to a halt Saturday.
Kansas caucus dates approach
January 31, 2008
The Kansas Democrat caucus will be held on Super Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Governor requests disaster assistance
January 31, 2008
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is sending a letter to President Bush requesting a federal disaster declaration for 60 counties because of December’s ice storms.
Salvation Army thanks
January 31, 2008
On behalf of The Salvation Army and all those we serve, we would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” to all your readers who helped make this another successful Christmas season.
Constituent shocked
January 31, 2008
This is an open letter to Mr. Don Studnicka, Ward 2 “representative.”
Putting things off
January 31, 2008
There are many ways to fight the habit of putting things off. You can make a list, and keep your list up to date, and you can make small goals.
Presidential caucuses begin today
Kansas Democrats to meet today on Super Tuesday; state’s Republicans to wait until Saturday
12:00 a.m., January 31, 2008 Updated 01:03 p.m. in print edition on A3
Republican and Democratic leaders are encouraging county residents to participate in next week’s presidential nominating caucuses.
Charges filed in shooting
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A14
Authorities reacted quickly to the shooting last week in Lansing that claimed the life of a 20-year-old pregnant woman, charging a 23-year-old Lansing man with her murder.
State of city speech focuses on growth
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A1
Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia delivered the State of the City Address to members of the Basehor Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Bob Wiley Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Scoreboard
January 31, 2008
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 31, 2008.
Planner to the rescue
January 31, 2008 in print edition on A2
Fresh from the mountains of Colorado, Steve Clay is the newest member of the Leavenworth County Planning and Zoning Department.