Archive for Wednesday, July 2, 2008

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Tick season in full swing
July 2, 2008 in print edition on 10A
For something so tiny, ticks can pack a mean punch.

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Judge’s lawyer requests extension to respond to sexual misconduct allegations
06:13 p.m., July 2, 2008 Updated 07:15 p.m.
The attorney for a Leavenworth County District Court judge facing an official inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct against a former staff member is requesting a 30-day extension to respond to the claims.
I-435 ramps to close as road repairs start
July 2, 2008
Weather permitting, starting Tuesday, July 8, various ramps at the Interstate 435 and Interstate 70 interchange will be closed for repair.
Show your patriotism by investigating, claiming Revolutionary War ancestors
July 2, 2008
Kansas is closer to the American Revolution than one may think.
Fruit-tree borers produce problems for area growers
July 2, 2008
The peach-tree borer is a serious pest for any stone fruit producing tree as well as for ornamental, nonfruit-bearing varieties of those trees.
Ticks flourish in summer season
July 2, 2008
For something so tiny, ticks can pack a mean punch.
Restaurant offers live music, cheap drinks
July 2, 2008
Live music mixed with cheap margaritas is bringing a larger Thursday night crowd to Los Portales.
Fireworks stand to stay open after 4th
July 2, 2008
Residents can start buying their fireworks early for the upcoming Independence Day holiday. The not-for-profit Basehor PRIDE, Kiwanis and Project Grad fireworks stand will be open from 9 a.m. until at least 9 p.m. daily through July 5.
Celebration themed ‘Honoring Old Glory’
July 2, 2008
The annual city of Basehor Fourth of July celebration will kick off with concessions and a moonwalk at 5 p.m. Friday, July 4, on the Basehor-Linwood High School grounds.
Venue continues jazz series through July
July 2, 2008
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery’s annual Summertime Jazz Series will continue this month with performances by Bukeka Shoals and OJT on Friday, July 11, DJ Sweeny and David Basse on Friday, July 18, and Dan Bliss on Friday, July 25. All events are from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the winery, 158th Street and State Avenue, and also feature food from Cook’s BBQ of Lawrence, work by local artists and, of course, Holy-Field wine. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under.
Leavenworth County announces hiring freezes
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A7
With budget-setting season in full swing and with drastically increased costs of fuel and petroleum-related goods this year, Leavenworth County Commissioners, on Thursday, announced a hiring freeze for all non-public safety positions in county government.
Flourishing county businesses honored by LCDC
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A6
Business and government leaders from across Leavenworth County paid tribute last week to more than a dozen locally owned businesses that have made a difference in the area’s economic climate.
Tick season in full swing
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A10
For something so tiny, ticks can pack a mean punch.
Candidate Profile: Todd Thompson
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
Todd Thompson, one of two Republican candidates for Leavenworth County Attorney says, “It’s time for change.”
Ted Ingerson candidate questionnaire responses
July 2, 2008
Ted Ingerson is running for 42nd District Kansas State Representative
Don’t blame pop culture for being agent of change
July 2, 2008
I’m not the first to lament the state of contemporary music, and I know I won’t be the last.
Leavenworth County United Way meets
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
The United Way of Leavenworth County held its 52nd Annual Meeting on April 28 at the Riverfront Community Center. Among the activities at the meeting was the election of new members and officers to the board of directors.
997 county veterans yet to claim stimulus checks
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A8
The Internal Revenue Service is launching a summer push to reach military retirees and disabled veterans who have yet to file for their economic stimulus payments.
National League looks nice
July 2, 2008
Maybe it’s time to revisit the idea of having the Kansas City Royals move to the National League.
Todd Thompson candidate questionnaire responses
July 2, 2008
Todd Thompson is running for Leavenworth County Attorney
Candidate Profile: Ted Ingerson
July 2, 2008 in print edition on A2
Rural Tonganoxie resident and Republican candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives 42nd District Ted Ingerson wants “to be a part of the legislative process” for several reasons.