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Neighborhood News
June 28, 2001
De Soto History
June 28, 2001
Pet Talk
June 28, 2001
Crow keeps tabs on hometown
June 28, 2001
Ron Crow of De Soto wants the town to remember its history, like the opening of the McDonalds and the high school’s athletic triumphs.
Little league family on the run
June 28, 2001
The Buffkin family of De Soto consists of father Pete, mother Michelle, a daredevil, a pig, a red devil and a red rocket.
Taking it to the next level
Bernard prepares for college ball
June 28, 2001
Former De Soto High School girls basketball standout Tiffany Bernard is spending her summer vacation days honing her basketball skills for the junior college game.
A different kind of medicine
DHS graduate treats body, mind and soul
June 28, 2001
To De Soto High School graduate Jennifer Miller, medical school is not about just mastering anatomy and biochemistry or recognizing classic symptoms. It’s about the everyday people behind the medical histories and lab reports. It’s about improving quality of life.
City to study operation cost of swimming pool
June 28, 2001
The De Soto City Council agreed last Thursday to hire a consultant to study the operation and maintenance costs of a new swimming pool.
New school tax formula will cost De Soto residents
June 28, 2001
It was widely reported the Kansas Legislature refused to pass a tax increase this year despite pressure from the governor and others who maintained added revenue was needed to fund K-12 education.
Cooper Joseph Simon
June 28, 2001
Yvonne M. Roles
1903-2001
June 28, 2001
Howard Dodson
1930-2001
June 28, 2001
De Soto residents to welcome Fourth of July with a big bang
June 28, 2001
This year’s fire department fireworks display promises to be the biggest and better, but officials are warning residents the only fireworks they will tolerate at the event are those shot off by professionals.
Housing proposal awarded tax credits
June 28, 2001
The Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing has awarded tax credits to a Topeka-developer interested in building a 36-unit senior housing apartment complex in De Soto.
Mayor suggests different approach to economic development
June 28, 2001
Mayor Dave Anderson advocated a different approach to economic development during a De Soto City Council discussion of incentive packages offered to the city’s newest industries.
Big splash, it’s open at last!
June 28, 2001
A flood of memories
Area residents recall damage, loss brought by flooding of 1951
June 28, 2001
Perhaps when they founded De Soto on a rise overlooking the Kansas River in 1857, B.W. Woodward, James Ligate, James Findley and G.W. Hutchinson were heeding a warning from Native Americans who remembered a “monster flood” that occurred 13 years before.
Everything you ever wanted to know about bonds
June 28, 2001
Wildcats go high tech with new assistant coach
June 28, 2001
De Soto High school football players may learn plays on the video games that some of them enjoy at home during their free time.
Price of traffic tickets to increase
June 28, 2001
Next month, motorists will find the price of traffic tickets in De Soto have increased as steeply as gas prices.