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Wood wants county to purchase Sunflower
November 29, 2001
Johnson County Commissioner Doug Wood said if the county wants to control development on the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant, it needs to own it.
Anything Goes’ at MVHS musical
November 29, 2001
Although the stage of the Mill Valley High School theater looks prepared to steam off anywhere, it is actually ready for “Anything Goes.”
Keal expects high goals from veteran MVHS wrestlers
November 29, 2001
The Mill Valley wrestling program is set to enter its second season of existence, and aside from the usual team goals coach Travis Keal is hoping that his team will be built on strong leadership.
Tough year had its highlights
November 29, 2001
It was a bittersweet football season for De Soto this fall. Maybe more bitter than sweet, in the won/lost column, but the Wildcats did make major strides over the 2000 season.
Bobcats coach finds strength in new offense
November 29, 2001
Last season the Basehor-Linwood High School girls basketball team was one-dimensional. The Bobcats’ basic offense in 2000 consisted of pounding the ball down low to Jackie Horn and letting her go to work.
Tonganoxie boys look to reverse last season’s bad ending
November 29, 2001
Tonganoxie wouldn’t mind getting a fresh start. The boys’ basketball team finished last season with a five-game losing streak. The season ended with a 63-37 loss including an opening-round Sub-state loss to Hayden.
Chieftains ready to win
November 29, 2001
Tonganoxie girls basketball team members hope this season will be a continuation of last season.
Topeka company ready to seek city approval
November 29, 2001
A Topeka-based developer is ready to move ahead with its proposal to build a 36-unit senior housing apartment complex southeast of the 83rd Street/Kill Creek Road intersection.
Engineered Air cools competitors with custom-designed systems
November 29, 2001
Engineered Air plant manager Laine Wright said being stuck in the middle is good for the plant.
Edna A. Caldwell
1908-2001
November 29, 2001
Divisive annexation shows need for change
November 29, 2001
A sad chapter in De Soto history is nearing its denouncement in Johnson County District Court. Judge Thomas Foster has heard oral arguments concerning the annexation agreement that made Sunflower Quarry part of the city. He is expected to rule on the matter within months.
Neighborhood lighting war joined
For every decoration there is a proper season
November 29, 2001
I’m old school. I maintain the Christmas season starts after Thanksgiving. It’s a quaint and outdated view in a retail age that makes a seamless transition from Halloween to Christmas.
A growing business
November 29, 2001
Jack Russell’s business requires a lot of patience. The labor pays off this time of year when customers visit his 80-acre spread, pining for his product.
Wrestling starting anew at De Soto High
November 29, 2001
When a sport makes its debut at any school, there is often a period of time needed for athletes to learn the sport.
All-league Ptacek returns to lead Mill Valley Jaguars
November 29, 2001
As the Mill Valley basketball program readies for its second season of play, MVHS coach Justin Bogart has the luxury of returning an all-Kaw Valley League guard.
Municipal elves
De Soto gets ready for the Holidays
November 29, 2001
Despite appropriate headwear, Ron Creason couldn’t pull off as good of a Santa impression as his co-worker Mike Henre. The two city employees put up downtown Christmas decorations last week.
Real estate sales remain active despite recession
De Soto home starts will top last year’s
November 29, 2001
Debbie Miller said Sept. 11 had one effect on her business.
Exploring the Past
November 29, 2001
First-year coach aims to take Basehor-Linwood to next level
November 29, 2001
Call it starting over again.
DHS boys hope to improve on 1-19 season through senior leadership, work effort
November 29, 2001
Generally speaking, high school basketball teams don’t leap from a 1-19 record to a winning season, or better, in just one year.