Archive for Thursday, February 11, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for February 11, 2010
February 11, 2010
Expect reduced speeds along Interstate 70 and some light flurries during the Thursday morning commute.
Who’s Who: DeAnn Thaemert
February 11, 2010
Occupation: Heath and physical education teacher at De Soto High School. Place of birth: Hunter, Kansas. Population 100. Family: Husband, Joel, fifth-grade son Jackson and sixth-grade daughter Jaycie.
City Council increases pool season pass fees
February 11, 2010
As it signaled it would last month, the De Soto City Council last Thursday approved fee increases for the coming season at the De Soto Aquatic Center.
Five Questions: Share the love
February 11, 2010
Rae Sedgwick, a Bonner Springs licensed psychologist who practices family and marriage counseling, offers her take on how to ensure a happy Valentine’s Day for couples.
Antique tractors De Soto man’s relaxation
February 11, 2010
Thurman Duncan first climbed on a John Deere tractor when he was 9 years old to help farm his parents Missouri dairy farm.
Starside Elementary getting greener
February 11, 2010
The green initiatives at Starside Elementary just keep coming. The school received a $4,500 Clean Energy Grant from the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education. Officials at the school, which was named a Kansas Green School last year, decided to put the grant toward the purchase of three solar panels and a mini-wind turbine.
Watching, feeding birds preferred to shoveling the driveway
February 11, 2010
I like to stand at the window and watch the birds as they cluster at the feeders in our backyard.
Neighbors
February 11, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church Youth Group reminds congregation members to turn in their canned goods and monetary donations for the Multi-Service Center this week for the group’s Super Bowl collection effort.
New Mize, Prairie Ridge principals named
February 11, 2010
Two new elementary school principals are joining the line-up in the De Soto school district.