Archive for Wednesday, July 15, 2009

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Schlitterbahn waterpark offers sneak peek today
July 15, 2009
Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark will open for a sneak peek beginning at 10 a.m. today. Finishing touches are still being made to the park, but visitors will have the opportunity to play on available rides and attractions.
New Johnson County K-State Research and Extension agent hired
July 15, 2009
Agent will work with 4-H
De Soto students excel at Kansas State University
July 15, 2009
Three students recognized
De Soto community calender
July 15, 2009
Event for July 16 through July 23
De Soto residents, graduates make KU honor roll
July 15, 2009
Students selected for work in the spring semester
Call for artist
July 15, 2009
Works sought for Johnson County Parks and Recreation show
Johnson County Museum family fun day
July 15, 2009
Event Saturday
De Soto VFW blood drive Sunday
July 15, 2009
Drive to be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Museum class could be introduced to DHSMVHS
July 15, 2009
Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Monticello Trails Middle School will have the opportunity to take the popular museum connections course again this school year.
An ouch of prevention
July 15, 2009
Nancy Tausz, director of disease containment with the Johnson County Health Department discusses new immunization requirements for schoolchildren
Proposed city of De Soto budget by the numbers
July 15, 2009
2009 and 2010 comparisons
Energetic effort
Wildcats show enthusiasm at DHS football camp
July 15, 2009
If high school football games were won and lost by passion and enthusiasm alone, the De Soto Wildcats might have a championship lurking in their future.
Grapplers competitive at camp
July 15, 2009
The De Soto wrestling team gathered last week for the first time as a squad since its winter season ended for its summer camp at Spring Hill High School.
Hot Wildcats cruise past SM East, 12-1
July 15, 2009
It’s not every day that 4A and 6A schools square off in athletic competition in the state of Kansas.
Stanley named LJW All-Area Girls Soccer Player of the Year
July 15, 2009
The De Soto High girls soccer team scored 80 goals during the 2009 season.
Commuter Forecast for July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009
Temperatures will start off warm and humid, and we’ll have to contend with thunderstorms during the commute today.
Yellow Ribbon Program to help veterans with college tuition costs
12:05 a.m., July 15, 2009 Updated 03:36 p.m.
The program is a provision to the Post 9-11 G.I. Bill.
Career certificate programs abundant in area
July 15, 2009
A change in careers doesn’t have to be as scary, or take as long, as one might think.
Considering career change? Take time for research
July 15, 2009
Starting a new career requires time and thorough research, advises department heads at several area schools.
Community colleges offer options for adult education
July 15, 2009
From job clubs to personal interest courses to acquiring skills to attract employment continuing education divisions have plenty to offer those searching for a new career or getting back into the workforce.
Small Business Development Centers offer adult education for entrepreneurs
July 15, 2009
Before opening her restaurant on Lawrence’s Vermont Street, Hilary Brown found help two doors away at the Kansas University Small Business Development Center.
Online programs offer a good fit for professionals
July 15, 2009
Kenzlow Scott outlined a few factors to keep in mind when searching for an online program of study.
Resources plentiful for adults making return to school
July 15, 2009
For adults going back to school for a secondary or graduate degree, awareness of the resources offered by their college is key.
Financial aid office a must stop for returning students
July 15, 2009
The decision has been made to go back to college, but now here comes the big question: How will you pay for this new, expensive endeavor?
MBA programs cater to working adults’ needs
July 15, 2009
With a national unemployment level at nearly 10 percent, and with no foreseeable end to the trend, some people have stopped thinking about their briefcase and started thinking about a backpack.