Sam Knowlton

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Council OKs new projects for Lansing
February 7, 2007
Mayor Kenneth Bernard recommended the four projects that the council approved on Feb. 1 - improvements to Bittersweet Road and bridge, construction of the municipal complex that would become the new home of Lansing Community Library, construction of a community park and the expansion of 147th Street - at the council’s Jan. 25 work session.
Girly girls’ no more
Military training transforms ‘06 LHS grads
February 7, 2007
Three 2005 Lansing High School graduates who joined the Air National Guard this past summer found basic training was a challenge that brought on intense transformations.
Mayor seeks council’s OK on project priorities
February 1, 2007
Mayor Kenneth Bernard recommended undertaking improvements to Bittersweet Road and bridge, construction of the municipal complex that would become the new home of Lansing Community Library, construction of a community park and the expansion of 147th Street take place in 2007.
Mayor keeps the focus on streets
January 18, 2007
When Mayor Kenneth Bernard considers the impact Lansing’s growth will have on local small businesses, one area takes priority: roads.
Lansing museum setting a path for growth
January 18, 2007
Attendance at the Lansing Historical Museum nearly tripled in 2006, the first year that operations were overseen by the City of Lansing. But city staffers say it’s just the beginning for the museum.
MidAmerican eyes Feb. 1 opening
January 11, 2007
The next several months may be hectic for Phil Parsons, soon-to-be manager for Lansing’s newest bank, but he’s had a year to prepare. By now, he’s raring to go.
Navinsky looks forward to retirement
January 10, 2007
County Commissioner Navinsky celebrated his retirement from public office at a banquet on Friday, Jan. 5. And even though he was ready to return to his duties at home, he said the decision to retire was bittersweet.
Feeding our feathered friends
December 28, 2006
People like birds. Whether it’s feeding birds, studying birds, preparing wild birdseed mixtures or participating in the annual Audubon Christmas bird count, area residents have birds on their minds.
Army brass visits fort, weighs in on draft, war
December 21, 2006
Success in Iraq and Afghanistan may require additional reserve forces, but not a draft, a top Army official said last week at Fort Leavenworth.
Four-star general honors graduates
CGSC celebrates its first winter graduation
December 15, 2006
It’s not every day that officers shake hands with the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, but then it’s not every day that CGSC has a winter graduation, either.

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Recent photos

The Lansing High School prom court.

Senior Kyle Miller spins junior Amanda Darrow on the dance floor.

The LHS prom was Saturday at Fort Leavenworth's Frontier Conference Center.

Junior Katie Nietzke holds a cell phone while snapping a photo with an unidentified student and fellow junior Sarah Sargent.

Kristen Jensen, a LHS junior, raises the roof on the dance floor.

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