The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Posted at 1:01 AM

Continuing the effort to define what makes a good teacher, I’m following the advice of my most recent informant, which was “ask the kids.” In answer to the teacher question, I was told about a science project developed by two teachers in an upstate New York middle school. In this school there is team teaching, in which two teachers take a class within a specific grade, divide them in half for some subjects and have them together for others. This was a joint project they called “Mining,”...

Updated at 12:13 AM

So, funny things happen when you pray to be more loving. You get more opportunities to love — even when you’d rather not. That’s what happened to me at least when someone side swiped our car. The mirror and half the hubcap are gone...

Updated at 10:25 PM

After tracing the BRCA1 and 2 genes through her paternal side, one 23-year-old made the life-changing decision to undergo a prophylactic double mastectomy as a preemptive strike against breast cancer.

Updated at 10:25 PM

Exercise-related injuries can be frustrating. Here's how to get on the mend in no time.

Updated at 10:10 PM

Junior Leavenworth High School cross country runner Tyler Hyde had a goal at this weekend's Sunflower League championship meet at Rim Rock in Lawrence.It was time to show everyone else that the Leavenworth cross country team of old...

Updated at 10:04 PM

Projected onto Leavenworth High School head baseball coach Joe Allison's house tonight at 7:07 p.m. will be an offering to his entire neighborhood.Allison was 5 when George Brett and Bret Saberhagen led the 1985 Royals to a World...

Updated at 9:30 PM

¡Hola! It's Latin Night on Dancing with the Stars, and we've got plenty of steamy...

Posted at 8:05 PM

Live from New York, it's Leslie Jones!

Posted at 8:06 PM

Reality star Tori Spelling was hospitalized after suffering an awful coughing attack Saturday,...

Updated at 5:26 PM

Helen Elizabeth Robinson, 96, formerly of Easton, died Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

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