Archive for Wednesday, July 25, 2001

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July 25, 2001

County revises decision on plants
Two days after voting to allow electricity-generating plants in light-industrial areas of the county, the Leavenworth County Commission voted to specify that only gas-fired electricity-generating plants would be allowed in areas zoned light industrial.
John Zoellner, director of planning and zoning for the county, said this law would take effect in August.
This move would not hamper Duke Energy North America, which is researching the possibility of constructing a $200 million natural-gas fired electricity-generating plant at 195th Street and Bauserman Road.

Program on reptiles planned at library
At 1 p.m. today, David Nieves will present a program on reptiles at Linwood Community Library.
This is the final program of the summer.
Nieves will bring several non-venomous, live reptiles. He will discuss how they fit into our world and why they are important. He is the author of a children's book, "Reptiles Up Close."

Entries accepted
for upcoming parade

Entries are being accepted for the annual Tiblow Days parade, which will be held at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 25 in Bonner Springs. Four high school bands would participate in the parade: Bonner Springs, Basehor-Linwood, Piper and Tonganoxie. Information is available by calling Bob Van Maren at (913) 422-5600.Groups or individuals may enter the parade by calling the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chieftain, (913) 422-4048.

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