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DeSoto loses a true pioneer
April 13, 2000
The City of DeSoto lost a friend last week when Pansy Penner died at the age of 95.
Legal battle could blaze with county
April 13, 2000
DeSoto City Council members want to provide fire protection to all city residents and are prepared to take legal action to do so.
School district chooses to ride with Laidlaw
April 13, 2000
DeSoto School Board members chose experience over frugality last week, awarding next year’s school bus contract to Laidlaw Transit, rejecting a slightly lower bid from the district’s current provider, Crabtree-Harmon.
Mock accident gives a real look at the dangers of drinking and driving
April 13, 2000
DeSoto High School students took a grim look at the consequences of drinking and driving Tuesday morning.
Bus drivers respond to district’s decision
April 13, 2000
Despite earlier comments to the contrary, most DeSoto school bus drivers will likely return to their jobs next school year.
Parenthood: A wonderful drudgery
April 13, 2000
Last week in Eudora, I sat and listened as a mother told me her heart-wrenching tale of her daughter’s abduction 18 months ago.
Providing DeSoto with best service possible
April 13, 2000
We believe it is important for DeSoto to have control over its boundaries. However, can it do so affordably while providing the services necessary for its citizens to live safely and comfortably?
Host DeSoto takes twinbill from Lansing
April 13, 2000
Ashley Perkins and Tiffany Thurman had victories as DeSoto softball team improved to 5-1 with a doubleheader sweep of Lansing Tuesday.
Wildcats seek a new Frontier
April 13, 2000
DeSoto athletes will have to form some new rivalries soon, when the school district leaves the Kaw Valley League and joins the Frontier League.
Setting the bar high
DeSoto’s first female vaulter blazing new trails in track
April 13, 2000
No one told senior Michelle Roellchen that pole vaulting was going to be easy. Nor did they tell her she’d nearly slice off her thumb in her attempts to defy gravity.
Hurricane Aquinas
Windy conditions, lopsided loss to Saints make for a long day for DeSoto Wildcats
April 13, 2000
The scoreboard showed St. Thomas Aquinas well ahead of DeSoto, but the wind controlled the game.
Horsing Around
Taking care of other people’s ponies keeps this local couple busy
April 13, 2000
Tony and Dawn Keating never know what to expect when they come home.