Residents had complained to their local officials for months before Kansas environmental regulators investigated a trash mountain forming in a Leavenworth County landfill that is only permitted to take construction debris.
A Leavenworth parent was outraged when she opened up her state rep’s February newsletter and found her daughter’s rainbow drawing published as an example of indoctrination in the school system.
Farm winery owners Bryan Zesiger and Gina Montalbano stirred up a hornet’s nest of property tax controversy by challenging Leavenworth County’s decision to classify a wine tasting room and 1.1 acres at the vineyard as commercial rather than agricultural property.
More than 50 people submitted testimony to the House Redistricting Committee urging modifications to the map titled Freestate 3, with debate largely centered on Leavenworth County districts, LGBTQ representation, and the need for further analysis.
A medical certifier recently concluded COVID-19 contributed to a Jan. 9, 2020, death in Leavenworth County based on the person’s symptoms.
The University of Kansas has announced its Spring 2021 honor roll, and 484 students from Douglas County and Leavenworth County made the grade. Nearly 350 of the high achievers are from Lawrence.
A Leavenworth company is facing a lawsuit from Nestlé after a sifter manufactured by the company allegedly contaminated flour and led to a national recall of more than two million cases of cookie dough.
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