Archive for Thursday, December 2, 2004

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Slippery slope
December 2, 2004
Mason-Stephens
December 2, 2004
Winter wonderland
December 2, 2004
From the Editor
Reality television mystifying
December 2, 2004
High school court providing lessons
December 2, 2004
Vote on liquor sales reasonable decision
December 2, 2004
Wildcat hoopster Petty garners nod in coaches’ poll
December 2, 2004
In a poll of league coaches that also had De Soto’s Amy Petty mentioned as one of the league’s best Stewart was tabbed top player on six of the 11 ballots, while Craner took top honors on four. The other first-place vote went to Ottawa’s Megan Ramsey.
Maasen in the middle
Wildcat senior’s dedicated off-season has him ready for senior campaign
December 2, 2004
Now, that previously little-used Wildcat is hoping to cash in on a big season after a grueling off-season of preparation.
Brown takes No. 2 spot in area coaches’ poll
December 2, 2004
In pre-season coaches’ poll, Gardner-Edgerton’s Ryan Highfill was selected as the Frontier League’s top player. But De Soto senior Danny Brown gave the 6-foot-1-inch senior Bronco guard a run for his money.
State veterans flavor lineup
December 2, 2004
However, it’s hard to overlook the five state qualifiers De Soto returns from a team that finished tied with Basehor-Linwood for 28th place at last year’s state meet with 18 points.
Memorial scholarship established for DHS art
December 2, 2004
Jim and Lucinda Kemme will use funds from their son’s memorial to help a graduating De Soto senior pursue the visual arts after high school, something that was a goal of their son before he died.
Pool design belly flops before De Soto Planning Commission
December 2, 2004
Jones and City Administrator Greg Johnson admitted the structures were “utilitarian” because most of the pool’s $2.03 million construction budget went into the pool and its features.
De Soto missing out on holiday boom
December 2, 2004
Traditionally, the weekend after Thanksgiving sees the biggest shopping sprees of the year, and many nationwide retailers enjoy record-high sales. But in a small towns like De Soto, where retail stores are anything but numerous, most residents make other plans.
Rate survey gives Council sewer puzzle’s missing piece
December 2, 2004
An analysis from Shafer, Kline and Warren consultants shows De Soto’s current sewer customers will face a rate increase of from 9 percent to 26 percent in 2005 just to meet the debt service on the new treatment plant. Just how much of a rate increase will be passed on to customers will depend on where a new plant is built and how the debt is structured.
Arbor Ridge rezoning approved
December 2, 2004
For the second time in 12 months, the De Soto Planning Commission approved a rezoning request for the Arbor Ridge subdivision southeast of the Kill Creek Road/83rd Street intersection.
Exploring the past
December 2, 2004