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Stars, stripes and storm
June 1, 2006
Kuster eager to start career
four years after cancer treatments, Kuster looks ahead
June 1, 2006
Armed with a degree in English from Kansas University, Erika Kuster started her career Tuesday as an administrative assistant with metropolitan-area publishing firm specializing in children’s books.
Relay off to fast pace
June 1, 2006
The Relay is to start at 6 p.m. Friday at USD 232’s west stadium behind Lexington Trails Middle School. It will continue until 6 the following morning with traditional events like the survivors’ lap, luminaria lighting ceremony and — of course — team laps throughout the night.
Budget work put on hold
USD 232 officials waiting for Supreme Court ruling
June 1, 2006
District officials are waiting for a ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court, which will determine if the Legislature’s additional funding to schools satisfies its requirement for giving more money to schools. The court is scheduled to convene June 22.
De Soto dives into pool opening
June 1, 2006
Soon after the gates of the De Soto Family Aquatic Center opened Friday, Sheryll Schmidt approached De Soto City Councilwoman Mitra Templin to thank her for her work to make the new pool possible.
Through the Pages
June 1, 2006
Vacation Bible School
June 1, 2006
Johnson County Fair
June 1, 2006
De Soto program in need of volunteers
June 1, 2006
Sizzlin Summer Book Sale
June 1, 2006
Library news
June 1, 2006
Agape circle meeting
June 1, 2006
Recycling bin
June 1, 2006
Frickey turning 100
June 1, 2006
Summer school provides learning opportunities
June 1, 2006
Although school may be out for the summer, that doesn’t mean students will stop learning. De Soto USD 232 has several opportunities for learning, including a Summer Academy and reading rewards programs.
Council’s first step on water solution promising
June 1, 2006
Military call home bill just makes sense
June 1, 2006
Every once in a while, legislation is proposed in Congress that makes so much common sense you really wonder why it isn’t already on the books.
Church news
June 1, 2006
English speaking classes
June 1, 2006
Donations needed
June 1, 2006
Book discussions
June 1, 2006
William Glasgow
June 1, 2006
Robert Buckley
June 1, 2006
Donald R. Baker
June 1, 2006
New middle school dubbed Mill Creek
June 1, 2006
The De Soto school district has voted on a name for the district’s newest middle school — Mill Creek Middle School. De Soto USD 232 community relations director Alvie Cater said the school is named after a creek that is located about four miles from the site.
Class of 2006 Honors
June 1, 2006
Chamber meeting June 8
June 1, 2006
Commitee names contest winners
June 1, 2006
The De Soto sesquicentennial celebration now has an official logo and motto.
Now Showing
X-Men: The Last Stand
June 1, 2006
For those of you uninitiated into the most excellent world of comic books, there are a couple of things you should know. Historically, readers have been divided along the lines of the two major publishers, DC and Marvel. DC is generally known for having the best characters (Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman), while Marvel is known for having the best stories.
Goleman passes the bar
Jackie Goleman won the state high jump championship after a slow start to her day
June 1, 2006
It was an attempt to clear one bar that sent Jackie Goleman tumbling and threatened to ruin her state track meet. Successfully clearing another more than made up for it, however, and Goleman left Wichita’s Cessna Stadium Friday a state champion.
Karnitz battles wind, medals at state
June 1, 2006
Lauren Karnitz already has a medal from the state track meet, but the award she hauled home from Wichita’s Cessna Field Saturday is just a little different, she said. A member of De Soto’s seventh-place 3,200-meter relay team last season, Karnitz earned her first individual medal Saturday in the 1,600, and she said it made for a great feeling.
Frehe finishes race, then collapses
June 1, 2006
Morgan Frehe staggered down the home stretch like a wounded animal. Most of the field had already passed her by, and as she finally approached the finish line, the last runner still in the race squeaked by too. Moments later the De Soto junior lay collapsed on the track as trainers and teammates rushed to help. An hour later she was sitting in an ambulance looking for answers.
Exploring the Past/De Soto History
June 1, 2006
Neighbors
June 1, 2006