Archive for Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Bomb technicians say bottle found in Eudora mailbox contained ingredients for explosive device
05:54 p.m., June 4, 2009 Updated 07:39 p.m.
The Olathe bomb squad has detonated a bottle filled with a possible hazardous substance after it was found Thursday afternoon in a mailbox at a home on the corner of Maple and Fir streets.
Emergency crews remove bottle of blue liquid from Eudora mailbox
02:49 p.m., June 4, 2009 Updated 03:27 p.m.
Emergency crews responded Thursday afternoon to a possible hazardous materials call in Eudora.
Kansas schools awarded an additional $301 million from stimulus program
June 4, 2009
Topeka — The U.S. Department of Education announced it has released $301 million for Kansas schools under the federal economic stimulus program.
Swine flu confirmed in Leavenworth County child
June 4, 2009
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Thursday morning that a case of swine flu has been confirmed in a Leavenworth County child.
Legislative leaders consider review of Statehouse renovation project
June 4, 2009
Topeka — Legislative leaders are considering a review of the Kansas Statehouse renovation project in light of sky-rocketing costs.
Commuter Forecast for June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009
Expect 5-15 minute delays heading from Lawrence to Topeka this morning.
On-foot event to provide funding for food banks
June 4, 2009
The Johnson County Treasurer’s Office and Division of Motor Vehicles are sponsoring the second annual “Feed the Need – Miles for Meals 5K Walk/Run” on Saturday, June 6, at Shawnee Mission Park in Lenexa.
5 Questions: Eudora Public Library kicks off summer reading program
June 4, 2009
The Eudora Public Library. 14 E. 9th Street, began its summer reading program Monday. Children’s librarian Mindy Frehe spoke about what the library has in store for this year’s program.
Neighbors: Ryan Healzer
June 4, 2009
Occupation: Eudora police officer
Wildgen hiring positive move for city of Eudora
June 4, 2009
The Eudora City Council’s decision to hire Mike Wildgen as interim city administrator is encouraging.
Days Gone By
June 4, 2009
June 1997 Paul Heitzman, Eudora, set a new American 5K record in the 65 to 69 age group at the U.S. Senior Sports Classic VI in Tucson, Ariz. Heitzman’s time was 17 minutes 38 seconds. The old record was 18:00, set in 1993 by Joe Fernandez of Fairhaven, Mass.
Medicalodges street dance
June 4, 2009
Medicalodges, Eudora will have its second annual Street dance and dessert potluck from 6 to 8 p.m. June 13 on Maple Street between 14th and 15th streets.
College Notes
June 4, 2009
Jacqueline Pyle graduated with departmental honors from the University of Kansas, School of Nursing on May 17.
City to appeal jury’s decision in water case
June 4, 2009
The Eudora City Council decided at a special meeting Tuesday to appeal a jury decision handed down last week in U.S. District Court in Topeka.
Children’s theatre camp
June 4, 2009
The Eudora High School Dance Team will have its first Children’s Theatre Camp from 6:30 to 8 p.m. from June 22 to 26 at Eudora Middle School.
Vacation bible school at St. Paul UCC
June 4, 2009
St. Paul United Church of Christ and the Eudora United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School “Kingdom of The Son” Prayer Safari from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. June 22 to 26 at St. Paul’s, 8th and Church Street.
Baseball team showed it could contend for state title
June 4, 2009
The 2009 Eudora baseball team fell five wins short of its goal of winning the Class 4A baseball state championship. But the team showed that it was one of the best teams around, and had a call or two gone its way, the Cardinals possibly could have achieved their stated goal.
City hires interim administrator
June 4, 2009
Former Lawrence City Manager Mike Wildgen has a new job. On March 27, the Eudora City Council unanimously voted to hire Wildgen as interim city administrator.