Archive for Thursday, January 29, 2009

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State epidemiologist to chat about salmonella outbreak
January 29, 2009
Peanut products in 43 states — including Kansas and Missouri — have been linked to 501 cases of salmonella, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Commuter forecast, January 29, 2008
January 29, 2009
Smooth sailing across northeast Kansas today. We have warmer temperatures than yesterday, but it will be a bit more windy this afternoon. No delays are expected at MCI this morning unless you’re heading to portions of the East Coast.
Chamber honors park designer
January 29, 2009
Doug Pickert dismisses the idea that he was responsible for the success of the inaugural event at De Soto Riverfest Park that sprung from the drafting table in his Timber Trails home
USD 232 program nurtures relationships
January 29, 2009
Dakota McCarty set a goal this year when he began seventh grade. He decided he was going to wear shorts everyday. On a cold Tuesday morning this month, Dakota strolled in to the Lexington Trails Middle School media center in jeans and a heavy zip-up hoodie. He’s there to meet a friend
Legislators discuss ‘ugly’ budget
January 29, 2009
A legislature event in Tonganoxie sheds some light on the budget crisis
Neighbors
January 29, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church is having its football party from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Fellowship Hall. Those attending are asked to bring a 2 liter bottle of soda, an appetizer and a lounge chair or blanket.
Budget woes discussed
January 29, 2009
At a gathering last Thursday, about 20 De Soto USD 232 patrons voiced support for protecting current academic programs and extra-curricular activities from expected budget cuts.
Council picks streets for asphalt paving
January 29, 2009
The De Soto City Council signaled its preference to spend about $160,000 available for an asphalt mill and overlay project on streets in the city’s older section rather than another reconstruction of a relatively new street.
Garage condo rezoning gets council approval
January 29, 2009
The partners of Carriage Houses of Johnson County came to last Thursday’s De Soto City Council meeting prepared to sell their garage condo complex, but found it an easy sell
Girls drop two at Tonganoxie Invitational
January 29, 2009
Wins are starting to become a rarity for the De Soto girls basketball team. The girls squad went 0-2 at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Wrestlers earn split in double dual
January 29, 2009
The youth movement that is the De Soto Wildcat wrestling team found success last Thursday in a double dual against Osawawatomie and Wellsville.
State bond proposal could do damage long past recession
January 29, 2009
With the country in an ever deepening recession and the state facing a financial crisis, budget cuts are a reality and there is no spending category or program that won’t see reductions
Wildcats cruise to tourney title
Boys rout Tonganoxie 52-30 in tourney final
January 29, 2009
The De Soto High boys basketball team came to the Tonganoxie Invitational with visions of vengeance.
The wild card
January 29, 2009
Sunday is the Super Bowl, and I’m predicting an upset.
Inside is best way to experience snow
January 29, 2009
Ever notice how, no matter where you move, it never seems to snow as much as it did when you were a kid
Election list set for USD 232
January 29, 2009
School board election fields in De Soto USD 232 are set after Tuesday’s filing deadline, and voters will see some familiar names on the ballots later this spring with six incumbents seeking re-election.