Archive for Thursday, February 25, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for February 25, 2010
February 25, 2010
The Thursday commute will be very cold. Other than that, no concerns as far as traffic is concerned.
Letter: County out of line to mandate recycling
February 25, 2010
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will soon consider a new proposal from staff about forcing mandatory recycling on the entire county.
Letter: Keep history alive
February 25, 2010
t is said that historians have a special responsibility to bring the dead alive in a way that allows them to speak to the living. Alice Smith Dow came to De Soto with her family before Kansas became a state. In “Childhood Memories” she does an exemplary job of giving the reader the conditions that the early settlers were forced to deal with to build our town.
Letter: Keep history alive
February 25, 2010
t is said that historians have a special responsibility to bring the dead alive in a way that allows them to speak to the living. Alice Smith Dow came to De Soto with her family before Kansas became a state. In “Childhood Memories” she does an exemplary job of giving the reader the conditions that the early settlers were forced to deal with to build our town.
Completing Census important to states growth, prosperity
February 25, 2010
A special delivery is on its way to every Kansas household. As mandated by our Constitution, the Census Bureau counts every resident in the U.S. every 10 years. This year, the census forms will be mailed to every residence on March 1.
Mill Creek students collect $700 for Haiti
February 25, 2010
Students and staff at Mill Creek Middle School have the building’s mission statement down pat.
Local 4-H’ers get Capitol civics lesson
February 25, 2010
Members of the Johnson County Horse Club and the De Soto Legacy 4-H Club traveled Friday to Topeka to act as senatorial pages at the Capitol. The members were sponsored by Sen. Julia Lynn, R-Olathe.
Weekly podcasts provide updates on second-graders’ activites
February 25, 2010
No one said there was an age limit on technology, young or old. Second-grade students at Starside Elementary School have been delving into the realms of technology with weekly podcasts.
Neighbors
February 25, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church postponed the youth group’s Bingo Bash because it conflicted with high school musicals at De Soto and Mill Valley high schools. It was rescheduled to from 6 to 9 p.m. March 27 at the church’s Fellowship Hall. Cost to play will be $10 for adults and $5 for children. There will be refreshments for the hungry so come and play. Call 585-1359 for more information.
JoCo to kick off Census campaign
February 25, 2010
The “Johnson County Census 2010 Complete Count” kickoff celebration is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Monday in downtown Olathe.