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The name game
By any similar name, towns still not as sweet
February 12, 2004
Sheriff’s year-end report indicates worth of power-shift
February 12, 2004
Exploring the Past
February 12, 2004
Two in a row
Late free throws ice home victory over Lansing
February 12, 2004
Sharp shooting from the free-throw line helped De Soto overcome a stagnant offense on its way to a big 53-48 win over Lansing.
Heinen, Petty keep De Soto on track in league race
February 12, 2004
Allie Heinen and Amy Petty carried the Wildcat girls team on a night the team’s defense was below average.
William Scott Bodenhausen
February 12, 2004
City finds condemnations slow but effective
February 12, 2004
In the latest in a series of such actions, the De Soto City Council will consider condemnation of two downtown houses at its Thursday meeting. The goal wasn’t for the city to condemn and raze houses but rather to make property owners accountable, Mayor Dave Anderson said.
New law complicates snow days
February 12, 2004
De Soto USD 232 still has one built-in snow day despite last week’s cancellations. However, the No Child Left Behind act gives district more to consider when canceling and making up lost days.
Lenexa growth next USD 232 challenge
First district students from Mize-area subdivisions expected next August
February 12, 2004
The west Lenexa subdivisions represent the first wave of residential development in De Soto USD 232. Students from two of those developments should start arriving at district schools next August.
Eudora man found dead north of De Soto
February 12, 2004
Leavenworth County officials on Tuesday were investigating the death of a 29-year-old Eudora man whose body was found along railroad tracks north of De Soto.
De Soto wrestlers prepare for league meet.
February 12, 2004
De Soto High School wrestlers competed in a dual at Sumner Academy. Billy Self (103) and Casey Johnson (171) were the only Wildcats to come away victorious. Both battled from behind to earn pins over their opponents.
Mental weightlifting
De Soto High School scholar’s bowl team strived for good-natured brainpower
February 12, 2004
For students not actively involved in sports at the high school level, the students said there is no better way to contribute to the school, be with classmates and gain a personal level of academic and competitive achievement.