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Photo Gallery: Starside Halloween
Classroom fall parties
October 28, 2004
Take a look at a few photos from the recent kindergarten fall parties at Starside Elementary School.
Pool design offers’little bit for everyone’
October 28, 2004
After listening to its designer explain the many ways to get wet included in a design for the new municipal swimming pool, De Soto Mayor Dave Anderson voiced concern it wasn’t within the $2.03 million budget.
Bi-State factor in 6th District, Toplikar says
Gardner Mayor Lehman seeks upset in Johnson County Commission race
October 28, 2004
A contest other than his race against Gardner Mayor Carol Lehman to retain his 6th District Johnson County Commission seat is playing a part in the campaign, John Toplikar said.
Council to explore three sewer options
City to honor developers’ investments with reserved wastewater capacity
October 28, 2004
The De Soto City Council agreed last Thursday to reserve sewer capacity for active subdivisions and developers who invested in infrastructure or approved projects. The little capacity available after that would be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. In making that decision, the Council rejected an alternative that would have doled out building permits on a first-come, first-serve basis until reserve capacity was gone and one that would have only allowed approved development to proceed until additional sewer capacity was available.
Help promised to those in new floodplain map
October 28, 2004
Property owners recently informed that new Kill Creek watershed maps would show their homes and businesses in the floodplain heard that bad news confirmed by city and county officials at a meeting last week. But they also heard that in many cases action could be taken to avoid that fate. The meeting was scheduled in response to a Johnson County study of the Kill Creek watershed that raised the floodplain as much as four feet in some areas. That study was part of a greater study of the county’s seven major watersheds, initiated after the flooding of October 1998, said Kent Lage, manager of the county’s stormwater program and one of two Johnson County Stormwater Management representatives at the meeting.
Bi-State for culture, education
October 28, 2004
Deny Sunflower Quarry permit
October 28, 2004
De Soto city officials must take larger view of stormwater issues
October 28, 2004
Pool design offers ‘little bit for everyone’
October 28, 2004
After listening to its designer explain the many ways to get wet included in a design for the new municipal swimming pool, De Soto Mayor Dave Anderson voiced concern it wasn’t within the $2.03 million budget. “I’m amazed you got so much in here,” he said. “Are you sure we can afford it?” The answer, said Larkin Aquatics pool designer Treadwell Jones, was yes. “I’m pretty sure we’re not over budget,” he said.
Cavan Michael Reavey
October 28, 2004
Lois J. Grimes
1926-2004
October 28, 2004
Bi-State factor in 6th District, Toplikar says
Gardner Mayor Lehman seeks upset in County Commission race
October 28, 2004
A contest other than his race against Gardner Mayor Carol Lehman to retain his 6th District Johnson County Commission seat is playing a part in the campaign, John Toplikar said.
Piper shuts down season for De Soto volleyball
October 28, 2004
Piper used the intimidation of a big front line to subdue De Soto in Kansas 4A sub-state volleyball action Saturday in Eudora. But not before the Wildcats took the first game by a 25-22 count when they slammed everything in sight back at Piper on every given opportunity.
Chieftains slip past Cats
October 28, 2004
The drive that beat the Wildcats didn’t even produce a score for the Chieftains. But it did keep the ball out of De Soto’s hands.
Cats nipping at Bulldogs’ heels in state
October 28, 2004
This season there are similarities as well. Both teams are ranked fifth in the latest 4A rankings, and both are chasing top-ranked Baldwin teams in hopes of surprising the field and winning a state championship.
Soccer sweeps Basehor-Linwood
Win over Bobcats continues Wildcats’ sub-state play
October 28, 2004
Monday the Wildcats blasted their familiar opponent with a 10-1 whipping.
Smoker friendly
Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm welcomes competitive barbecuing to De Soto
October 28, 2004
The four men were at the farm for a barbecue cookoff, an event Darrel Zimmerman added to his annual fall festival to commemorate its 10th anniversary. Their Dusty Roads Barbecue team was one of 25 that showed up with the Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned competition.
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
October 28, 2004
Exploring the Past
October 28, 2004