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School board right to reject city’s proposal
January 18, 2001
The DeSoto School District last week rejected a proposal by the city of DeSoto that the two entities form a joint recreation commission. We think the school board made the right decision.
Manson shines on basketball court
January 18, 2001
In the halls of DeSoto High, he looks like an ordinary high school student. But, junior Todd Manson shines on the basketball floor.
Mill Valley in midst of three-game losing streak
Jaguars lose opening game in Basehor Invitational
January 18, 2001
Although their current three-game losing streak has Mill Valley wondering when they will register a win again, Monday’s opening-round 63-50 loss to St. Joseph-Benton at the Basehor-Linwood Invitational seemed like an eternity.
Slow starts cost Lady Jaguars
January 18, 2001
Two sluggish starts led to two losses this week, the latter of the two sending the Mill Valley girls into the losers’ bracket of the Basehor-Linwood Invitational.
Mill Valley lets one get away
January 18, 2001
Leading 36-25 with 4:21 to play in the third quarter, Mill Valley head coach Justin Bogart told his squad it had Tonganoxie on the ropes.
Lady Wildcats lose battle with Basehor-Linwood
January 18, 2001
Basehor-Linwood girls celebrated their winter homecoming on Thursday, but on the other side of the coaching box, DeSoto head coach Dwight Spencer was trying to damper the party against familiar faces.
Bobcat offense too much for winless Wildcats
January 18, 2001
Group still working for new animal shelter
January 18, 2001
Last month they were known as “those people who want to build a new animal shelter in DeSoto.” This month, they have an official name.
Primary will be needed in council race
January 18, 2001
Enough candidates have filed for the two contested DeSoto City Council seats to force a February primary election.
Developer plans three DeSoto projects
Topeka company hopes to follow Intervet to town, build multi-unit housing
January 18, 2001
A Topeka-based development company is asking the city to support its plans to build three different housing complexes in DeSoto.
Lawsuit filed to stop quarry annexation
January 18, 2001
As promised, neighbors of Hunt Midwest Mining Inc.’s Sunflower Quarry have gone to court to challenge the annexation of that quarry into DeSoto.
Board seeks volunteers for school boundary committee
January 18, 2001
The DeSoto school board has decided to seek volunteers for a boundary study committee although it hasn’t yet fully determined what the committee will be asked to do.
Chamber members learn details of Sunflower burns
January 18, 2001
A lot of thought and preparation goes into those columns of smoke that routinely rise from the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant, Gayla Frazier told members of the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce last week.
Historical figureheads
Presidential busts to undergo restoration
January 18, 2001
After four decade careers in the art world, George Washington and Abe Lincoln will return to government.
Officials left waiting for city hall elevator
January 18, 2001
The status of an elevator for the new DeSoto City Hall appears to be up in the air.
City employees go above and beyond
January 18, 2001
Legislators ready to deal with lottery, education issues as session begins
January 18, 2001
As Rep. John Ballou sees it, two of the biggest issues before the Kansas Legislature this year are related.
New Oz CEO makes his DeSoto debut
Ferguson says his mission is to move project into next phase
January 18, 2001
Oz Entertainment Co.’s new interim CEO told members of the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce last Thursday he was named to that position to move the company’s Wonderful World of Oz Theme Park from its developmental to operational phase.