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Chamber of Commerce officer elections Thursday
November 8, 2001
De Soto Chamber of Commerce officers for 2002 will be electedThursday at the organization’s monthly meeting.
City approves Intervet industrial revenue bonds
November 8, 2001
The De Soto City Council last Thursday approved $20 million in industrial revenue bonds for the Intervet Inc. campus.
Monticello Trails Middle School first quarter honor roll
November 8, 2001
This is the first installment of honor rolls for the first quarter. The Explorer will print more as they are made available.
Kill Creek Regional Park opens with talk of future expansion
November 8, 2001
The future of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant was very much on the minds of those celebrating the opening of Kill Creek Regional Park last Saturday.
USD 232 committee recommends boundaries for new elementary
November 8, 2001
The De Soto Board of Education was presented recommendations Monday on the always thorny issue of boundaries.
Space art
Doug Zubenel connects heavens, art with the help of a camera
November 8, 2001
Some might say Doug Zubenel is a bit spacey. Anyone who knows his work knows it’s a term he’s happy to be associated with.
Allen heads Cats picked for fall honors
November 8, 2001
Michael Allen and Jesse Smith were two of the area stars that stood out on the field this fall in football and soccer respectively. Not only did the De Soto athletes impress fans, but the Kaw Valley coaches as well.
Mill Valley leaves big mark on Kaw Valley League fall sports
November 8, 2001
In just its second year of existence Mill Valley High School’s sports program left its mark on the Kaw Valley League in 2001.
Terrorism concerns cancels planned Florida band trip
November 8, 2001
Fears of airline security in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks put an end to a planned Mill Valley High School trip.
Board honors award-winning teachers
November 8, 2001
Four district teachers were honored at Monday night’s school board meeting for the achievements they have accomplished and award recognitions they have received in the past year.
Community’s acts of kindness transform apartment fire into positive experience
November 8, 2001
As Dianna Davis watched her Clearview City duplex burn last Thursday evening, she noticed she had escaped the apartment in her bare feet.
Murder motives explained at hearing
November 8, 2001
A Kansas City, Kan., man killed a De Soto woman on Sept. 4 because he feared for his life and the life of his mother, according to testimony at a preliminary hearing Monday in Johnson County District Court.
Board interested in ROTC if students are
November 8, 2001
It appears it will be up to De Soto school district high school students to decide whether the district will start a Junior ROTC program.
Council borrows to pay water bill, vows higher rates
November 8, 2001
Unwilling to pass the water department’s bills on to taxpayers, the De Soto City Council agreed to dip into the city utilities reserve account to make up a $150,000 shortfall in the department’s 2001 budget.
Browns stocking local grocery with lifetime of experience
November 8, 2001
As he walked the aisles of De Soto Apple Market, nearly every step found Tom Brown pointing to the changes he and his wife, Linda, plan for the store.
Thelma L. Ewing
1955-2001
November 8, 2001
Riley James Wilson
2001
November 8, 2001
Smith-Duffy announce engagement
November 8, 2001
Water decisions should be based on costs and reality
November 8, 2001
Mayor Dave Anderson has given the De Soto City Council the task of finding a solution to the city’s long-term water solution within the next two to three months.
Fundamental problems abound
Afghan friend shared insights into his country’s problems
November 8, 2001
I’ve only known one Afghan. I met him while working at a job that filled several months between the end of my second college stint and my first reporting job.