What was the Lansing area’s biggest news story of 2006?

Response Percent Votes
Main Street commercial development goes into high gear
35% 33
Work begins on Main Street project
28% 26
Prison volunteer helps convicted killer escape from Lansing Correctional Facility; both are captured
25% 23
Second District Congressman Jim Ryun, seeking his fifth term, wins a majority of the vote in Lansing but is defeated by Democrat Nancy Boyda
4% 4
Lansing State Rep. Kenny Wilk loses his quest to become speaker of the Kansas House of Representatives
3% 3
None of the above
2% 2
School officials break ground for new school, auditorium
1% 1
Vice President Dick Cheney visits Fort Leavenworth
0% 0
Lansing Educational Foundation Fund raises more than $25,000 for school projects with its inaugural Blue Jean Ball
0% 0
Lansing School Board and City Council appoints new members to fill seats that are vacated midway through their terms
0% 0
Total 92


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