Lansing News

Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development seeking applicants for 2015-16
August 12, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development organization is seeking applicants for 2015-16. The group, which celebrated 25 years earlier this year, is taking applications through Sept. 2. Class members range from high school seniors to retired residents. Students learn about personality and leadership traits, as well as local and state government, communication, teambuilding and other skills during the nine-month class that meets monthly.
LCHS shelter permit approved
August 7, 2015
The Leavenworth County Humane Society is moving forward with plans to build and operate a “no kill” pet animal shelter open to all Leavenworth County residents.
Lansing city offices closed Monday for longtime mayor’s funeral
March 7, 2014
Lansing city offices will be closed Monday morning in observance of the funeral Mass for former Mayor Ken Bernard. The city’s mayor for 29 years, Bernard died Tuesday at St. John Hospital, Leavenworth. He was 76.
Sen. Moran plans Thursday visit to Lansing
February 17, 2014
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, will host a town hall meeting from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terrace in Lansing.
Turnover at Mill Valley spices up Kaw Valley League football title race
August 26, 2013
For the second straight season, the previous year’s Kaw Valley League champions begin their defense of the league crown minus several key offensive stars, including a prolific quarterback.
Olympics uncertainty galvanizes wrestling community at home, worldwide
July 3, 2013
The story of wrestling’s battle to remain in the Olympic Games transcends continents. And yet it can also be told without leaving one’s Northeast Kansas community.
All 3 Lansing prison escapees returned
May 11, 2013
All three inmates who walked away from a northeast Kansas prison on Friday morning were back in custody Friday night, the Kansas Department of Corrections reported.
Two Lansing prison escapees in custody in Missouri; search for third escapee includes area near Bonner Springs
May 10, 2013
EDGERTON, MO. — Two of three inmates who walked away from a northeast Kansas prison surrendered Friday afternoon at a northwest Missouri home where they had been holed up for hours, authorities said.
Humane Society offering spay/neuter service in Lansing
May 31, 2012
Lansing will be the site of the Leavenworth County Humane Society’s next low-cost spay/neuter transport pickup, June 14 and 15.
Special teams football camp to be offered in Basehor in June
May 17, 2012
The academy, open to incoming seventh-graders through graduating seniors, will take place at Basehor-Linwood High School from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 15.
Lansing escapee found in KCK
03:37 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 05:16 p.m.
A convicted sex offender who escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility three weeks ago was back in custody Wednesday afternoon.
Man who escaped from Lansing in April still free
May 4, 2012
A child sex offender who escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility on April 18 is still eluding authorities.
Convicted sex offender escapes from Lansing
April 18, 2012
A 59-year-old convicted sex offender escaped early Wednesday from Lansing Correctional Facility.
A Look Back: Annual Spaghetti Dinner
April 12, 2012
Through the years our Lansing Historical Society has been busy with fundraisers and fun things to keep our Museum going.
A Look Back: Obscuraday at our museum
April 9, 2012
Atlas Obscura is an international celebration of unusual places, full of expectation, backroom tours and explorations of hidden wonders in your own hometown. April 28 is the day this is celebrated all over the world.