Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2001

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School board discusses grounding student travel
October 18, 2001
The De Soto school board continued to respond to issues surrounding the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, including consideration of restricting school travel.
Meiners’ Market, DA reach settlement on Sept. 11 gasoline price increases
October 18, 2001
Although it denies wrongdoing, Meiners’ Market reached a settlement with the Johnson County District Attorney’s office for gasoline price increases in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that requires it to pay $15,000.
De Soto volleyball loses momentum from first win with Tonganoxie loss
October 18, 2001
Old habits die hard, and such was the case for the Wildcat volleyball team last week.
Soccer team drops two as regionals draw near
October 18, 2001
Great teams tend to do one of two things when they are in competition. They either bring out the best in their opposition, or exploit the weaknesses of those they are competing against.
Young, old contributing in Jaguars’ late season surge
October 18, 2001
Five games into the regular season, Mill Valley soccer coach Arlan Vomhoff found a consistent lineup that seemed to produce every game.
A ghostly bit of Halloween fun
October 18, 2001
At first glance when driving by Larry Stephan’s De Soto home at 33565 W. 84th St., one might think he was holding a yard sale for Dracula.
Camire, Ohrenberg exchange vows
October 18, 2001
Nicole Camire and Carl Ohrenberg were married Saturday, July 28, 2001 at Saint Mary’s Church of Fairhaven, Mass., with the Rev. Gregory Ohrenberg and the Rev. Matthew Sullivan officiating.
Elizabeth L. Smith
1931-2001
October 18, 2001
Couple to celebrate 50th anniversary
October 18, 2001
Proposed sales tax needed for infrastructure improvements
October 18, 2001
For the past 18 months, we have urged the De Soto City Council to develop a plan to deal with its infrastructure problems.
Mr. Goodcents finds home in De Soto
October 18, 2001
As he sat in his new office last Friday, Joe Bisogno said he is happy to leave his personal and professional wanderlust behind.
District reconsidering NetSchools program after fact-finding tour
October 18, 2001
De Soto school district officials are having second thoughts about the NetSchools Inc. laptop computer program after visiting Pennsylvania and West Virginia schools using the system.
Recall Kay petitioners knocking on area doors
October 18, 2001
Lenexa middle-school teacher Rhonda Hassig was angry when she heard about the comments made by State Sen. Kay O’Connor regarding women’s suffrage.
Cats’ effort pleases Scott despite 40-20 loss to Eudora
October 18, 2001
Eudora rode excellent field position in the second and third quarters to a 40-20 win over De Soto Friday night in the opening round of state district football action.
Teams put up the good fight
Mill Valley steps up defense
October 18, 2001
Mill Valley’s offense got the Jaguars on the board first Friday night, but it was the defense that had the last word.
Griffin earns third straight Kaw Valley League cross country title
October 18, 2001
See Griffin run. See Griffin win. See Griffin become just the second cross country runner in the history of the Kaw Valley League to win three straight league titles.
A tale of two teams’ for De Soto cross country runners
October 18, 2001
De Soto head coach Chris McAfee described his boys and girls cross country teams performance at the Kaw Valley League meet as a “tale of two teams.”
The fruits of his labor
October 18, 2001
Roger Verrill is a man who lets few obstacles get in his way. Though the cost of finding one’s strengths may cost some an arm and a leg, Verrill found his inner strength and it only cost him a foot.
de soto history/Exploring the past
October 18, 2001
Reading tree leaves gives warning
Foliage display asks us to enjoy season
October 18, 2001
Last Thursday, I was enjoying a stroll near Darrel Zimmerman’s barn, dividing my attention between a stand a timber to the west and 100-foot lines of freshly picked pumpkins lining the hillside to the east. Just as I was thinking orange was the color of the season, a monarch butterfly confirmed my thought by fluttering across my path.
MVHS history teacher gets surprise honor
October 18, 2001
Jada Kohlmeier said she still doesn’t know why she was recognized with a Milken National Educator Award last Wednesday.