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Alvamar Golf Club is no leisurely stroll in the park
Narrow fairways, trees, plenty of rough can make it rough
July 13, 2000
It’s safe to say Alvamar Golf Club might be as tough a course as there is in the Kansas City metro area.
Summer swim lessons in full swing
July 13, 2000
With temperatures nearing the 100-degree mark in DeSoto last week, the swimming pool at Miller Park was a popular spot for area kids.
Council supports 50-percent abatement for Rehrig
July 13, 2000
DeSoto city council members will recommend the state grant a 50-percent tax abatement to Rehrig Pacific, a plastics processing company with a plant currently under construction in DeSoto.
Crystal clear
Reports show city’s drinking water rated among the best
July 13, 2000
DeSoto residents can raise a glass to the workers at the city’s water treatment plant.
Local tribe enters into Sunflower equation
July 13, 2000
A local Indian tribe claims its offer to purchase the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant from the federal government has been ignored.
Having a ball
DeSoto girl helps lead Eudora Stingers to USSSA World Series
July 13, 2000
The Eudora Stingers are the underdogs. They are young and sporadic at times, but they comprise one of the best 12-and-under fastpitch teams in the nation, and at the end of the month they will try to prove it.
Cooper suggests DeSoto join mediation service
July 13, 2000
Whether it’s a barking dog or a parking problem, neighborhood disputes can divide residents and turn a once peaceful neighborhood into a war zone.
Habitat for Humanity set to move to DeSoto
July 13, 2000
Kaw Valley Habitat for Humanity will soon build a home in DeSoto.
DeSoto girl recovering after bicycle accident
July 13, 2000
Shauna Coffindaffer woke up July 5 thinking what a wonderful day it was going to be.
Sailing for a noble cause
Leukemia Cup Regatta raises money for research
July 13, 2000
Before finding out that his grandmother had been diagnosed with cancer, Chad Hayden said he had little reason to participate in a fund-raiser for leukemia.
Best friend to man’s best friend
DeSoto veterinarian used a little horse sense in choosing his career
July 13, 2000
Matt VanderVelde is one of those rare individuals who chose a career by following both his head and his heart.
Money is available for home weatherization projects
July 13, 2000
Leonard Paulie has an unusual problem: he has too much money.
It’s time to develop a consistent firworks law
Editorial
July 13, 2000
The recent fireworks flap has brought at least one issue to light: It’s time for Kansas to develop a uniform code regarding their legality.
Board tables decision on school design
July 13, 2000
The DeSoto Board of Education will take more time before deciding whether to change the building design of the district’s next elementary school.