Archive for Thursday, March 16, 2000

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School board owes explanations to all
March 16, 2000
The DeSoto Board of Education’s recent policy, stipulating that all questions on any issue must be presented to a board spokesperson - a single, unified voice - goes against the very basics of our political process.
Copeland, Berglund named DeSoto teachers of the year
March 16, 2000
Last Thursday Mary Etta Copeland and Jennifer Berglund were busy doing the things teachers do.
DeSoto City Council gets a jump on adult businesses
March 16, 2000
The DeSoto City Council recently passed an ordinance that will restrict not only where an adult business can set up shop within the city limits, but also what kind of adult activities will be permitted.
Built to last
DeSoto man has help in relocating, raising 120-year-old barn
March 16, 2000
Darrel Zimmerman, owner of Kill Creek Farm in DeSoto, lives in a house that predates 1879. He wanted a barn, but a new one wouldn’t go with his house. He wanted one that would serve a historic purpose as well as a practical one.
The fast track to success
Kaw Valley crowns a realistic possibility for DeSoto track teams
March 16, 2000
Fresh off a Kaw Valley League championship, the first in school history, the DeSoto High girls track team has its sight set on a repeat performance, while the boys have a legitimate shot at competing for a league title.
Local teachers win Epcot getaway
March 16, 2000
DeSoto teachers Keil Hileman, Kristen Springer and Cheryl Evers were given the Teachers Touching the Future award.
Finding economic development coordinator a priority
March 16, 2000
The first act of DeSoto’s new Economic Development Committee will be to find a coordinator.
Oz: Two hurdles to clear
March 16, 2000
Representatives of the Oz Entertainment Company are ready to take on the final two hurdles on their way to opening the Wonderful World of Oz theme park and resort near DeSoto.
The Wizard appears
Wonderful World of Oz CEO makes appearance in DeSoto
March 16, 2000
DeSoto residents at last met the wizard the man behind the curtain and the plan to bring the Wonderful World of Oz theme park and resort to DeSoto.
Give me a break
Just when did spring break become an endeavor for high school children?
March 16, 2000
Our 6-year-old started spring break last week. Someone explain to me how spring break grew from seven to 11 days, but I suppose that’s a story for another time.