November 2022

SEASON PREVIEW: Lansing boys basketball

Last season, a handful of Lansing underclassmen had their moments.      With the graduation of three starters, including their top two scorers, the Lions will need those moments to become…

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Judge binds over capital murder case

The case of a Leavenworth County man who is charged with capital murder has been bound over for arraignment and a possible trial. Arraignment for Donald Ray Jackson Jr. is…

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Leota Marie Bender

Leota Marie Bender, 90, Tonganoxie, Kan., formerly of McLouth, Kan., passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022. Funeral service will be noon Friday, December 2, 2022, at Quisenberry Funeral Home with a visitation starting at 11 a.m.
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GOP’s new committee leaders prepare blitz of investigations

House Republicans are promising aggressive oversight of the Biden administration once they assume the majority next year, with a particular focus on the business dealings of presidential son Hunter Biden, illegal immigration at the U.S.Mexico border and the originations of COVID-19.
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Lessons from the 2022 GOP Senate primary in Missouri

Shortly after the 2022 elections, Donald Trump announced that he was running for the 2024 GOP nomination for president. Most Republican elected officials, donors and activists approve of Trump’s governing philosophy and were supportive of policies of his such as cutting taxes and nominating as many conservatives as possible to the federal judiciary.
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Preliminary hearing continues into second day

The preliminary hearing for a man charged in Leavenworth County with capital murder continued into a second day on Tuesday. Donald Ray Jackson Jr., 42, is charged with capital murder for allegedly shooting his two sons, ages 12 and 14.
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