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Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
2008 Leavenworth St. Patrick's Day Parade
Polls

What team do you think will win this year's NCAA Tournament?

Response Percent
Kansas
 
54%
North Carolina
 
18%
Who cares?
 
12%
UCLA
 
5%
Other
 
5%
Memphis
 
2%
Total 71

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Leavenworth County Commission agenda, week of March. 24-28
March 20, 2008
This week’s schedule for the Leavenworth County Commission is as follows:
A safe return home
Soldier proud of work in Afghanistan as personal security guard for officers
March 20, 2008
Sgt. Daniel Johnson is not a shy guy; in fact, he’s known as “Mr. Personality” by his fellow soldiers because he can’t go anywhere without starting a conversation with somebody.
Father honors ‘dad role’ despite long absence during deployment to Iraq
March 20, 2008
Sgt. 1st Class James Watson never stopped being a father even though he’s been away from his family since June 2005.
Army branches collaborate on military exercise
March 20, 2008
Officers with all four branches of the United States Armed Forces, international officers and civilian and government officials participated jointly Tuesday in the largest intermediate-level interagency military exercise of the year.
Jensen ready to play at NCCC
March 20, 2008
Moments before signing her national letter-of-intent, Kristen Jensen looked at her family and friends and giggled. “I’m going to college!” she said.
KVL lauds Lansing’s Rush, Hauver
March 20, 2008
Two of Lansing’s top all-around performers were among the top boys basketball players in the Kaw Valley League this season.
New gym brings fitness to Lansing
March 20, 2008
When it comes to working out, finding the time seems to be the hardest hurdle to get over.
3 LHS girls earn All-KVL recognition
March 20, 2008
The sting of a one-point loss in the Class 5A substate finals hasn’t quite worn off yet, but Lansing High girls basketball coach Keith Andrews received some news that helped brighten his spirits - three Lions earned All-Kaw Valley League honors.
8th-graders end year with tourney title
March 20, 2008
Bryan Shelley was beside himself last year when the Lansing Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball coach watched his team post a 13-1 record and close out the season with a first-place finish at the Lexington Trail Invitational.
Student spells her way to state
March 20, 2008
Rachael Koone will never misspell the word “triduum” again.
Teacher finds fit in Lansing
March 20, 2008
Brian Malm has tried out several careers but he always seems to get drawn back into teaching.
Police to hold car seat check-up
March 20, 2008
Stop by and have your child’s car seat checked for proper installation, available updates and any product recall information that may have been recently released.
Commissioners discuss workers compensation
March 20, 2008
Consultants working for the Kansas Eastern Regional Insurance Trust (KERIT) reviewed Leavenworth County’s worker’s compensation coverage with commissioners in an open session Thursday.
YWCA offers quilting class
March 20, 2008
The Women’s Community Y of Leavenworth will offer a Crazy Quilt Class from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 24 and 31 at 520 S. Broadway, Leavenworth.
Students compete at state piano
March 20, 2008
At the State Piano Competition, held February 16, Sharon Chu, Lansing High School senior, and Jennifer Snyder, Lansing High School freshman, received a “one” rating in their division.
Lansing graduate becomes Guard
March 20, 2008
Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Leon A. Doniphan, son of Lajuana Y. Saxton, Lansing, recently graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J.
For second consecutive year, weather spoils Easter Egg hunt
March 20, 2008
But children in the community have another chance to get their Easter egg hunt fix this weekend.
Remembering the slide-rule
March 20, 2008
A while back, the subject of slide-rules came up in a discussion with one of our grandsons, and he asked, “What is that?”
KDOT to keep signal at 155th and 24-40
March 20, 2008
KDOT had suggested removal of the light at a future date because it did not meet the one-mile signal light spacing guidelines set during the study. In response to complaints from several residents, especially business owners near the intersection, the city has been in negotiations for months to try to prevent the future removal of the light at what is now Basehor’s main intersection.
Free throw champ
March 20, 2008
Sam Lorenzen won the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championship on Sunday, March 2, in Salina.
Patron registration begins for library’s ice cream party
March 20, 2008
The library is now taking registration for our William Allen White Ice Cream Party, which will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1.
PTA Awards
March 20, 2008
During the Kansas PTA Awards ceremony held Saturday, March 8, four students from Lansing were recognized for special achievements.
On the Run 5K registration
March 20, 2008
Registration is now open for the annual “On the Run” five-kilometer run.
Gardeners ready for approaching spring season
March 20, 2008
As I write this column, the weather forecaster says we’ll reach 65 degrees today, and tomorrow will be around 70. While I know that spring is literally right around the corner, I see the rest of the week is only going to have highs in the 40s, so hopes cannot get too high yet.
Easter parade comes to Leavenworth
March 20, 2008
The Leavenworth Main Street Program will host the Easter Bonnet Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22.
Lions Club hosts ice cream social
March 20, 2008
The public is invited to a Pie & Ice Cream Social hosted by the Lansing Lions Club at the community center in City Hall, 800 First Terrace. The event will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1.
Church prepares for Easter weekend
March 20, 2008
The Lansing First Southern Baptist Church will hold a special service at 6:30 p.m. on Good Friday, March 21.
Riding eco-friendly
March 20, 2008
You might not hear him wiz by you on the street, but you’ll definitely take notice.
A closer look at the American flag
March 20, 2008
With Memorial Day just two months away, homeowners should begin to take a closer look at the American flag they’ve been flying all year.
LCDC members voice opinions on strategic plan
March 20, 2008
In a meeting Thursday, where a strategic plan for the organization received an official blessing, Leavenworth County Development Corp. board members broke out of the mold and voiced their personal thoughts about the direction and effectiveness of LCDC rather than merely listening to material presented in an informational format.
Police no longer will carry own guns
Council approved purchasing Glocks for entire force
March 20, 2008
While department issued weapons may seem like a given for police forces, up until now, Basehor, like other smaller departments, often had to rely on the officers’ personal weapons to serve them while on duty.