Archive for Thursday, April 12, 2001

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District considers laptop computer program
April 12, 2001
De Soto school district is again looking at a program that would put laptop computers in the hands of students 24 hours a day.
Council approves extensive street improvement plan
April 12, 2001
The De Soto City Council approved a $176,000 street improvement plan for this year that City Engineer Mike Brungardt said would start demonstrating the benefit of the city’s excise tax to residents.
Oz deal an educational experience
April 12, 2001
Marge Morse said last week was a learning experience as she helped shepherd a one-year extension of Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant redevelopment legislation through the Kansas Senate.
De Soto History/Exploring the past
April 12, 2001
DHS Forensics team not afraid to act the fool
April 12, 2001
The members of the De Soto High School forensics team admit they’ve embarrassed themselves more than once and are thankful for the opportunity.
NetSchools system a hit at West Virginia school
April 12, 2001
David Tupper, principal of Hundred High School in Hundred, W.Va., said laptop computers will soon be as common in schools and they are in board rooms.
I think we’re getting the hang of this
April 12, 2001
When we heard the news, we were up for the challenge.
Brownlee overstepped her bounds
Editorial
April 12, 2001
Sen.. Karin Brownlee, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, overstepped her bounds last week.
Duane A. Deo
April 12, 2001
Roma J. Rogers
April 12, 2001
City’s water options increase
April 12, 2001
City Engineer Mike Brungardt had good news for the De Soto City Council last Thursday as it searches for ways to meet the city’s water demand this summer.
Eudora boy recovering after weekend dune buggy accident
April 12, 2001
An eight-year-old Eudora boy is in the hospital after being ran over by a dune buggy.
Safety addressed as De Soto School District welcomes a new neighbor
April 12, 2001
The De Soto School District will welcome a new neighbor to its 91st Street corridor of school facilities as construction begins on the Intervet campus, to be located west of Starside Elementary.
Police search Gilded Cage: disrupt alleged gambling operation
April 12, 2001
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department last week broke up an alleged gambling operation at The Gilded Gage, a bar and grill on the eastern edge of Eudora.
De Soto man struck by lightning
April 12, 2001
A 46-year-old De Soto man is recovering in Overland Park Regional Medical Center after being struck by lightning Tuesday.
City approves golf course annexation
April 12, 2001
A lame-duck De Soto City Council split along familiar lines last Thursday when it approved the city’s first annexation north of the Kansas River.
Rain dampens Jaguars season
April 12, 2001
Forces of nature are keeping the Mill Valley baseball team from playing.
Undefeated Santa Fe Trail takes two from Wildcats
April 12, 2001
The De Soto High School baseball team put two more in the loss column Friday night.
Lady Wildcats face tough opponent in season opener
April 12, 2001
The Lady Wildcats fell victim to a more experienced team in their season-opening doubleheader against Santa Fe Trail Thursday afternoon.
Not enough hours in the day for Mill Valley senior
April 12, 2001
Lane Erickson probably wishes there were more hours in the day.