Archive for Thursday, July 26, 2001

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De Soto history/Exploring the past
July 26, 2001
How does your garden grow?
July 26, 2001
By day he works in a windowless office in the basement of the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
City council makes hard, right decisions on taxes and fees
July 26, 2001
Raising taxes is never easy for elected officials. Despite how easy it looks when you see your paycheck stub, playing the role of the bad guy is tough for a variety of reasons. The biggest is constituents rarely want to pay more for services they receive, no matter how important. Timing is always an issue: raise taxes in an election year and you’re certain to have an opponent campaign on the current “tax and spend” government.
Medallion found after quick hunt
July 26, 2001
Obviously, no medallion is safe from the eagle eyes of Jeff Broadbent.
De Soto girls finish first in summer league
Wildcats finish 7-1 in off-season play
July 26, 2001
De Soto played seven games in the Johnson County Girls Athletic Association, JCGAA summer league in Shawnee before the final showdown with an old rival.
De Soto’s Trahan flying high in Salina
July 26, 2001
If you look outside your window on a clear summer day and hear the sound of a plane zipping through the air, it just might be pilot-in-training Keith Trahan of De Soto flying through your hometown.
Working through injury, senior preps for new season
July 26, 2001
Recently, Mill Valley senior Nick Sterner had surgery to remove a cyst from his tailbone. However, that has not kept the 6-foot-5-inch tackle from visiting the weight room on a daily basis.
Timothy Crutchfield
1963-2001
July 26, 2001
2000 Census indicates De Soto became younger as population grew
July 26, 2001
When pharmacist Lori Murdoch moved to De Soto from Lawrence with her family six years ago, she did so with specific goals in mind.
Feds offer De Soto license to continue operating Sunflower water plant
July 26, 2001
The federal government will give De Soto a license to continue operating the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant’s water treatment facility when the city’s lease is terminated this fall, a federal official assured the De Soto City Council last Thursday.
Oz review on hold pending BPU resolution
July 26, 2001
Johnson County Commissioner Annabeth Surbaugh said Tuesday Oz Entertainment Co. must resolve issues with Wyandotte County before a feasibility study of the company’s financial plan to redevelop the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant goes forward.
Leslie Clark
1911-2001
July 26, 2001
Letters to the editor
July 26, 2001
Mayor refuses to sign golf course special-use permit
July 26, 2001
De Soto Mayor David Anderson said Tuesday he won’t sign an ordinance the city council passed last Thursday that established a special-use permit for the Burning Tree Golf Course.
Mill Valley student works to prove his aim is true
July 26, 2001
The general opinion among football players is that kickers are weak. At Mill Valley High School, that couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Anderson floats Sunflower redevelopment proposal
July 26, 2001
De Soto Mayor David Anderson’s proposal that Johnson County take over the transfer and development of Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant received a cool reception from Oz Entertainment Co.’s chairman and at least two county commissioners.