The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Morning Minutes, April 17

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  • Word of the Day
    punnet PUHN-it noun; a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit. Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Strawberry Fields
    Strawberry Fields is a living memorial to the world-famous singer, songwriter and peace activist, John Lennon, and the tranquil section of New York Citys Central park that honors Lennon.
    Number to Know
    11,747: The most people the Ellis Island immigration center has processed in a single day is 11,747.
    This Day in History
    April 17, 1937: Daffy Ducks first appearance, in Porkys Duck Hunt.
    Todays Featured Birthday
    Nick Hornby, English author and screenwriter, 57
    Daily Quote
    I dont want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them! Nick Hornby