Archive for Thursday, March 27, 2008

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Buogo impresses in first outing
March 27, 2008
The Lansing High boys tennis team could have asked for better weather for it’s season-opening event; temperatures in the upper-40s and heavy wind were awfully chilly.
Rebuilding history
Restoration work begins after fire damages museum
March 27, 2008
Eight months ago on the hot summer day of July 9, 2007, the Lansing Historical Museum suffered its greatest disaster as a fire broke out in the old Santa Fe Railway depot’s attic.
Current to cease print edition
March 27, 2008
The Lansing Current’s run as a newspaper in Lansing has come to an end.
One last masterpiece
Flynn dominates East Kansas Senior Classic in final appearance for LHS
March 27, 2008
Nick Flynn didn’t spend his spring break kicking back on the beach in some tropical location.
Wristen: There’s still a lot to talk about
March 27, 2008
These days it seems like people don’t talk much anymore.
City Council allocates DAZE revenue to prisons museum
March 27, 2008
As warm weather approaches, Lansing City Council members are already looking ahead to the lazy ‘DAZE’ of summer.
Spring sports season ready to begin at LHS
March 27, 2008
Spring break is officially over.
Students take advantage of spring breaks
March 27, 2008
These days, area universities, colleges and even high schools offer students a chance to volunteer their time and to traveling across the country or out of the country.
Excitement for reading shows
March 27, 2008
For Emma Wagner, having her very own library card was the pinnacle of turning 5 years old.
Parks and Rec needs volunteers
March 27, 2008
Lansing Parks and Recreation is searching for a volunteer to serve as baseball commissioner for a term that will run until Dec. 31, 2008.
On the Run 5K registration
March 27, 2008
Registration is now open for the annual “On the Run” five-kilometer run.
Great gymnasts
March 27, 2008
Tumblers from Katie’s Acrobat & Dance Studio recently competed in the North Land Invitational Tumbling Competition in Kansas City.
LHS grads lift Morningside
March 27, 2008
Lansing High graduates Eric Delich and Tom Kohl have helped the Morningside College baseball team to a 10-5 start.
Young volunteers
March 27, 2008
Bryan Courtney, 13, left, and Bethanie Courtney, 9, right, pose with Governor Kathleen Sebelius and State Rep. Annie Tietze, D-Topeka, back right, Jan. 28 when they were student pages for the day at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka.
Sizzlin’ to the title
March 27, 2008
The Lansing Sizzlers won the Parks and Recreation basketball tournament and posted a 9-1 record in the fifth- and sixth-grade division.
Star swimmers
March 27, 2008
David Christie, 11, at left, and Daniel Christie, 8, recently competed at the Missouri Valley Swimming Championships with the Kansas City Swim Academy.
Historical Society hosts dinner
March 27, 2008
The Lansing Historical Society will hold its annual Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, April 3, at the Lansing Community Center.
Youth musical auditions coming
March 27, 2008
The Youth Musical Theater will host auditions for girls ages 10 through 16 at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Lansing Intermediate School auditorium, 300 Olive St., Lansing.
Resident criticizes rising County Road 1 costs
March 27, 2008
Leavenworth County Commissioners began an open meeting Thursday, March 20, hearing vocal criticism of the cost for planned improvements to County Road 1 from Leavenworth resident Louis Klemp.
St. Mary prepares spring concert
March 27, 2008
The University of Saint Mary and Benedictine University will combine to perform “French Choral Masterworks” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30 and April 6 on the Saint Mary campus.
Fort Leavenworth hosts home tour
March 27, 2008
Fort Leavenworth’s 31st annual Historic Homes Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19.
St. Mary to hold used book sale
March 27, 2008
A Used Book Sale will be held at The University of Saint Mary DePaul Library, 4100 S. 4th St.
Council seeks active youth
March 27, 2008
The Leavenworth County Council on Aging will award a $100 savings bond to a youth between the ages of 13 and 19 and living in Leavenworth County.
Handbook helps soldiers adjust while in combat
March 27, 2008
The first 100 days are critical to a soldier deployed in combat.
Cruisers announce car shows
March 27, 2008
The Leavenworth Cruisers are planning their 2008 Summer Cruise Nights.
Mayor makes house call with Meals on Wheels
March 27, 2008
Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard delivered sack lunches to local seniors Wednesday, March 19, as part of the Meals on Wheels Association of America’s 2008 Mayors For Meals program.
Teacher enjoys staying active with P.E. job at Lansing High School
March 27, 2008
Jaclyn Sells is new to the world of teaching and making her debut at Lansing High School as a P.E. teacher.
Painting a message of kindness
March 27, 2008
In its continuing effort to teach students about the importance of good character traits, Lansing Middle School has commissioned a task force of students to paint a mural.
Library prepares for ice cream party
March 27, 2008
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Register now for our William Allen White Ice Cream Party, which will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 1.
Current staff bids farewell
March 27, 2008
Today, The Current says goodbye to Lansing.
Show support for Fort Leavenworth’s soldiers
March 27, 2008
The days of guaranteed three-year assignments with follow on orders coming a year out are gone for military forces with our nation at war.
Vickers to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
March 27, 2008
Couple will celebrate 50 years Saturday.
Lansing Current changes
March 27, 2008
Our Lansing Current editor called me last Friday and told me about the changes taking place in the newspaper business and that this is the last issue to be printed and delivered to all the homes in Lansing.
History fanatic
March 27, 2008
Standing in a Victorian mansion’s parlor, complete with a hand-carved fireplace, parkay hardwood floors and a Chickering square grand piano circa 1889, Joanie Soukup, the newly hired curator of the Carroll Mansion in Leavenworth, remarked on her surroundings, “It’s not a bad place to work.”
Collectors should take care of trashcans
March 27, 2008
I wonder how many Lansing folks have had to replace their trashcans over the past years? I just bought my fifth new one in the last five years.