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District withdraws land lawsuit
August 10, 2000
DeSoto Board of Education members decided to withdraw a lawsuit against 70 Shawnee residents after two of those residents accused the board of “bully tactics” at the school board meeting Monday night.
School board approves new teachers contract
August 10, 2000
The pay scale for DeSoto teachers was raised Monday night following lengthy negotiations between the school district and the teachers association.
Sandwich college soon to be a reality
August 10, 2000
Mr. Goodcents University is coming.
Resident’s red-tape battle builds
August 10, 2000
Karen Rodgers has been trying unsuccessfully for the past four years to build a house in DeSoto. Thursday night she asked the city council for some help.
Lingle did what was best for DeSoto for 19 years
Editorial
August 10, 2000
Johnna Lingle’s run of nearly 20 years as a Johnson County Commissioner came to a close last Tuesday night when she was upset by Susie Wolf in the primary election.
James Kirkpatrick
August 10, 2000
Donald E. Hess
August 10, 2000
Search goes on for post office thieves
August 10, 2000
Police are still looking for two men who robbed the Clearview City Post Office on July 26.
District showing boost in enrollment
August 10, 2000
Close to 300 new students have enrolled in the DeSoto School District and officials anticipate more to come before classes start Aug. 17.
Smiley’s: A place for beginners to learn the game
Course in Lenexa found its niche as a starting point
August 10, 2000
As a golf community we’re triply blessed.
Police raid meth house
August 10, 2000
A DeSoto man was arrested Thursday night and charged with operating a methamphetamine lab from his home at 32645 W. 83rd Street, lot E.
DeSoto couple to open youth center
August 10, 2000
Five years ago Bill and Donna Wilting took a leap of faith.
Committee wades through pool options
August 10, 2000
The question is not whether DeSoto needs a new swimming pool. Everyone agrees it does.
Interchange rejection not good news for Oz
August 10, 2000
The road to Oz got a bit bumpier last week.
Mechanically inclined
DeSoto man turns lifetime of hard work into hobby
August 10, 2000
For most of Don McDaniel’s life, tractors helped him get his work done. Now they help him relax.
Big Brother watching and so am I
August 10, 2000
OK, it’s confession time and since my priest is out on the golf course working on his short game, there’s no better forum than this to fess up to this little foible of mine.
KDOT rejects DeSoto project
August 10, 2000
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has rejected DeSoto’s request for funding of an interchange east of Lexington Road on the K-10 exit.