Katie Bean

Katie Bean graduated in May 2004 from the University of Kansas with a bachelor's degree in journalism. She has worked as an intern at the Lawrence Journal-World, Andrews McMeel Publishing and the Kansas City Zoo. Katie is the copy editor for The Lansing Current.

Recent stories

Lansing 4-H’er finds success at fair
August 18, 2005
Jennifer Miller said this wasn’t her best year at the fair, but she still came home with purple and blue ribbons.
Maintenance crews put schools back in shape
August 11, 2005
Students and staff returning to Lansing schools this fall will find the buildings almost like new, thanks to district maintenance crews.
District looks to trim mill levy
12:00 a.m., August 11, 2005 Updated 12:12 a.m.
Even with a new bond issue on the books and an increase in local option budget spending, Lansing School District is poised to lower its tax levy by 2.63 mills for the 2005-06 budget cycle.
District seeks health insurer for employees
Superintendent says current proposed rate increase creates near-crisis
August 11, 2005
Lansing School District will keep its current health insurance provider, despite a 24 percent increase in rates, Superintendent Randal Bagby said Wednesday.
Teachers’ return signals school about to start
August 4, 2005
Teachers report back to Lansing schools beginning Aug. 8; students do so a week later.
Architects developing plans for new school
July 27, 2005
Work on the new Lansing Elementary School and auditorium at Lansing High School is taking place behind the scenes.
Services set for drowning victims
Funerals scheduled Friday in aftermath of ‘terribly, terribly tragic accident’
July 21, 2005
Separate services are set for Friday for two Lansing 2-year-olds who drowned Monday in a residential swimming pool.
KDOT crackdown on K-7 not increasing local citations
12:00 a.m., July 21, 2005 Updated 12:35 p.m.
Lansing Police Department has not seen a significant increase in the number of citations written this week despite its participation in a state program to crack down on traffic violations on Kansas Highway 7.
Board organizes fund-raising events
July 21, 2005
Lansing Educational Foundation Fund is charging ahead with plans for a fund-raising breakfast and dinner, both scheduled for next year.
Arts camp participation reaches record high
July 21, 2005
Lansing PTA Music and Art Camp had a record enrollment of more than 190 students this summer.

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Recent photos

Jennifer Miller shows her crossbred steer at the 4-H/FFA Beef Show Thursday at the Leavenworth County Fair in Tonganoxie.

LIS students filled the lawn west of the school as they waited to be picked up after their first day of school.

LIS students waited for parents to pick them up after the first day of school.

Lansing Intermediate School students ran through the halls at the end of the first day of school Monday.

First- and second-graders stretch before leaning a new song at Lansing PTA Music and Art Camp this week. Campers will learn 10 songs and perform them at a closing concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Lansing Elementary School gym.

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