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Compositions connect community
Students read poems, share their creativity with Starside families
April 27, 2006
Third-grade classes at Starside celebrated National Poetry Month with a family fun night.
UPDATE — Cats come back twice, edge Spring Hill
April 27, 2006
The De Soto baseball team could have been left for dead. Twice. And they came back to tie, then win against Spring Hill. Twice.
Getting the swing of it
De Soto junior Matt Woywod switched clubs to elevate his game
April 27, 2006
The difference between a 7 wood and a driver is theoretically about 30 yards. The difference to De Soto junior Matt Woywod is miles and miles, however.
Inconsistency dogs De Soto’s golf team at league tournament
April 27, 2006
The rain was gone, but the course was wet. The sun was obscured, but air was muggy. It was unlikely, but De Soto found a way to squeeze the Frontier League golf tournament between Monday’s double-dose of thunderstorms.
Hurdlers heat up
Kerhbiel, Goleman win at home, set for season’s final stretch
April 27, 2006
Things admittedly didn’t go well in Lawrence. Luke Krehbiel and Jackie Goleman ran the hurdles, but neither had the races they envisioned when they set off for the Kansas Relays. It wasn’t good, they both admitted, but it wasn’t exactly bad either.
Cold day balmy for Wildcat girls
April 27, 2006
It was a terrible day for a track meet, but amid chilly temperatures, intermittent mist and a never-ending swamp that dominated the infield, the De Soto track team recorded one of its most memorable nights in years. The girls track team won its first meet since the opening of Mill Valley, besting its intra-district rival and seven other teams to take the 2006 De Soto Invitational.
Cats dominate, run streak to six
April 27, 2006
A rainy day in April, while no real surprise, isn’t often considered a good thing in the world of sports. That’s not so for the De Soto girls soccer team, however.
Manabe not affected by loss
April 27, 2006
Undefeated and often dominating through the first part of the season, De Soto coach Michael Sullivan had no idea how Tatsuya Manabe would respond to a loss. Finally, he got his answer.
Hawley-day special
April 27, 2006
Council asks for research on pool rental fees
April 27, 2006
De Soto City Council members want to test the water before setting rates for parties at the city’s new swimming pool. Parks and recreation director Jay Garvin said he and other city staffers had been fielding lots of calls from those wanting to rent the pool for special occasions.
Sewerline work to slow traffic
April 27, 2006
Construction of the city’s new sewer is about to become a nuisance for residents west of downtown.
Mumps continue to spread in state, area
April 27, 2006
State and local health officials continue to monitor an outbreak of mumps in Kansas. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Tuesday reported 241 confirmed cases of mumps throughout 31 counties in the state, including Johnson County.
Planning commission approves future west-side land use plan
April 27, 2006
Mike’s liquor store robbed
April 27, 2006
A female suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash after a Friday night robbery of Mike’s Liquor Store in De Soto.
Church looks to expand to De Soto
April 27, 2006
Officials of an Overland Park church secured the first step Tuesday toward the eventual founding of a branch in De Soto.
Sales tax accord unravels
JoCo commissioners to ask legislature for all revenue from tax
April 27, 2006
The Johnson County Commission dropped attempts to come to an agreement with county cities on the sharing of revenue from a proposed new sales tax.
Resources available for Medicare choice
April 27, 2006
Senior citizens will able to begin enrolling in Part D drug benefit May 15 for the new changes in Medicare.
Reasonable means needed to protect property rights
April 27, 2006
Eminent domain limitations needed by Kansas Legislature to prevent intrusion into citizens’ rights.
Exploring the past/De Soto history
April 27, 2006
Neighbors
April 27, 2006
Explorer earns top awards
April 27, 2006
The De Soto Explorer won the top newspaper award in its division from the Kansas Press Association during the association’s 114th annual convention April 22 in Wichita.
Starside losing grandmother
Do-everything secretary Triebel retiring after 32 years in district
April 27, 2006
Vivian Triebel retires from Starside after 32 years of service to the De Soto school district.
Morford: De Soto High School encourages positive atmosphere
Administrators respond to students’ accusations
April 27, 2006
School officials say they’re making every attempt to make sure De Soto High School is a warm and welcoming school. At last week’s board meeting, students said they were concerned district administrators chose to hire outside the district before hiring a De Soto resident for the activities director at DHS.