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Female athlete of the year: the reasoning
June 21, 2007
Male athlete of the year: the reasoning
June 21, 2007
Through the Pages
June 21, 2007
The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho
8 Wonders of Kansas finalists selected
June 21, 2007
Representatives of the 24 finalists for the 8 Wonders of Kansas were invited to the Kansas Sampler Center near Inman June 1 for the first public announcement of the 24.
De Soto fixture Silver Wheel gets new spin
June 21, 2007
Although they’ve made big changes inside and out, the latest owners of the white stucco establishment on De Soto’s Penner Avenue kept one thing the same.
Lenexa to start 83rd/Mize upgrade in late July
June 21, 2007
Road construction at the intersection of Mize Road and 83rd Street is set to begin by the end of July if things go as planned.
Council to view conceptual plans for new park
June 21, 2007
Doug Pickert, owner of the landscape architecture firm Indigo Design, said he would present the De Soto City Council with three different plans for a future park in the West Bottoms off 79th Street.
English speaking classes
June 21, 2007
Bilingual services
June 21, 2007
Three USD 232 board members say farewell
June 21, 2007
Three members of the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education expressed their gratitude for serving on the board and gave advice to incoming members at their final meeting Monday night.
Prairie Ridge Elementary School teacher dies
June 21, 2007
Melissa Chandley, a third-grade teacher at Prairie Ridge Elementary School, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday at Saint Luke’s Medical Center after struggling with polymyositis and interstitial lung disease.
Moore selected for People to People
June 21, 2007
Zwahlen to be featured speaker
June 21, 2007
JCCC releases honor rolls
June 21, 2007
Neighbors
June 21, 2007
Johnson County Library Foundation appoints new executive director
June 21, 2007
The Johnson County Library Foundation Board announced the appointment of Scott Zerger as the executive director of the Johnson County Library Foundation.
Engineered Air site plan to be considered
June 21, 2007
The De Soto Planning Commission will consider Tuesday Engineered Air Inc.’s preliminary site plan for a 100,000 square-foot expansion to its plant.
Start changes teachers’ licensing requirements
June 21, 2007
Hoping to help school districts cope with teacher shortages, the Kansas State Board of Education passed licensing changes last Wednesday that will allow greater flexibility in who can teach what.
State bioscience board looking for new chairman
June 21, 2007
The transition period has begun for the Kansas Bioscience Authority following the resignation last week of its chairman, Clay Blair.
KU Med Center officials make life science pitch
June 21, 2007
Kansas University Medical Center on Tuesday rallied support behind its $800 million, 10-year plan to become a major player in life sciences research and care, but a key lawmaker expressed dissatisfaction with the proposal.
Johnson County Nutrition Program
June 21, 2007
School Calendar
June 21, 2007
Bilingual Bible study
June 21, 2007
JoCo Fire District No. 3 receives grant
June 21, 2007
Johnson County Fire District No. 3 has received state approval for a Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant this year, according to Kansas Forest Service Fire Management Coordinator Ross Hauck.
Obituary: Mary V. King
June 21, 2007
Obituary: Melissa M. Chandley
June 21, 2007
Obeying the law not optional
June 21, 2007
I read that the De Soto City Council approved the rental inspection/landlord licensing program, which I believe is a good program.
Teachers, staff not tested
June 21, 2007
Just a note about the school’s policy on drug use. You may want to check on the drug policy for teachers.
Spruce up for 150th celebration
June 21, 2007
ou may have heard that this is the year the city of De Soto turns 150. Happy sesquicentennial De Soto. The city wants to take this time to ask for your assistance to take pride and to help make the city of De Soto a cleaner, safer, more aesthetically pleasing, and presentable place to live.
Farm bill about security
June 21, 2007
As I have been watching the debate recently over the 2007 Farm Bill, both rhetoric in Congress and in the media, I have become very concerned about the lack of concern amongst my fellow Americans.
Helping improve air quality can save motorists money
June 21, 2007
According to the Mid-American Regional Council’s air quality index, the amount of ground-level ozone in the air in the metropolitan area Wednesday was “moderate.”
Honor rolls for De Soto, Lexington Trails released
June 21, 2007
De Soto student prepares treats
June 21, 2007
This is part of a series on De Soto High School and college students and their summer jobs. Check out the Explorer each week for more students with different jobs.
Obituary: Newell E. Sharp
June 21, 2007
Linzy’s love not affected by additional sport
June 21, 2007
Spectacular track season lands Linzy at the top
Three-sport spectacular
June 21, 2007
Excellence coupled with diverse skill set separates Division 1-bound Goleman
Annual Feed the Need campaign to begin Thursday
June 21, 2007
Johnson County government is preparing for its annual food drive in several Johnson County communities and needs the help of county employees and from Johnson County citizens.
Library news
June 21, 2007
Exploring the past/De Soto history
June 21, 2007