Carol Wagoner Cook – Obituary

The family of Carol Wagoner Cook is saddened to announce her passing January 29, 2015, after suffering a sudden stroke at the age of 75. A memorial service was held on February 4 in Tucson, AZ, where she and her husband Gary lived for the last thirteen years. Friends and family in the Kansas City [...]

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Photos by Dieter Kinner

Eagles Eating Carp on Lake Quivira

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Photo by Dan Witt

Slick Ice—The Ice Boater’s Dream

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Photos by Leslie Treas

Hover Craft Ice Rescue Training

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Quivira in Verse – By Jeanne Jones

She’s Trouble Some winter days the sun shines bright The skies are crystal clear There’s not one snowflake in our sight No patch of ice to fear. But do not fall for days like this It’s February’s art She lures you with a fine day’s kiss And then she breaks your heart.

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Triathlon 2015 – Be part of the team!

Triathlon 2015 – Be part of the team!

By Mendy Jarman It’s time to get planning the 2015 Triathlon. We invite you to join us and be part of the team. We are looking for volunteers to help get involved and make this the best Triathlon family event. Join us Tuesday, February 17, 7 p.m. at the Clubhouse.

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Johnson County banker, educator to run for Kansas Democratic Party Chair

Lake Quivira, February 4: Larry Meeker of Lake Quivira today announced his candidacy for State Chair of the Kansas Democratic Party. Meeker will bring a unique set of both private and public sector skills to the job if elected. He is a former Vice President of the Federal Reserve in Kansas City and is an [...]

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Welcome! by Aline Zimmer

Welcome! by Aline Zimmer

Robert and Shayla Hammeke, 415 Hillcrest East (Hamilton) Bob and Shayla moved to LQ last fall amidst a whirlwind of activity. As Bob was in the process of changing jobs, they bought the new house, sold their old house, packed while eight months pregnant, unpacked while nine months pregnant, then welcomed the arrival of their [...]

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Dog Registration deadline is May 1

City Clerk Report by Diane Newton Just a friendly reminder that the dogs tags may be purchased at the City Hall during regular business hours.  The fees are as follows: $15.00 for the first dog in each household. $25.00 for second dog. $50.00 for third and each additional dog in household. These fees shall be [...]

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Lake Quivira’s new General Manager, Dennis Nighswonger

Dennis Nighswonger brings experience, enthusiasm and energy to the GM position

“I am pretty good at building birdhouses, but I am a lot better at running country clubs”  ~Dennis Nighswonger By Dawn Gabel Photos by Ron Bower For Dennis Nighswonger, new General Manager at Lake Quivira, it has been an interesting road trip to the lake–a trip which took a lifetime and a year. A year [...]

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QWGA dates set for opening day, Pocahontas

By Linda Cruse Mark your calendars now for QWGA’s opening day, set for Tue., April 7. Also make plans to participate in our annual member-guest tournament, the Pocahontas Classic, set for June 15-17. Anita Link, Pocahontas chair, said this year’s event will feature four-member teams, a three-par challenge, a derby and other fun activities, including [...]

Lady bowlers needed to fill in for remainder of season

By Dolores Ford It has been a while since there has been any news about our bowling league. We have just started the last half of the 2014-2015 season. We have eight teams this year and will be bowling every Wednesday at 12 noon through April 1. Due to circumstances beyond our control–such as broken arms, [...]

Why not invite a new neighbor to a Garden Club meeting this year?

By Barb Prater, Garden Club Membership It’s cold one day and warm the next! For some of us our thoughts waver back and forth from the garden to the yard to shoveling the driveway. Before I become a snowbird like so many of my neighbors, I want to let you know about our Quivira Garden [...]

Garden Club kicks off new season on March 26

By Peggy Hughes Be sure to mark your calendars for the 1st Garden Club meeting in March.  The March meeting is always held the 4th Thursday rather than the usual 3rd Thursday of the Month.  March 26 will be our first meeting at 10 a.m.  Be sure to come early for coffee and a chat [...]

Photo Club members at the annual holiday party and planning meeting. Photo by Ron Bower

A highlight of Photo Club’s upcoming year is Flint Hills field trip

By Leslie Treas and Susan Hidalgo With the reopening of the Clubhouse in January, you might have also noticed another new photo exhibit by the LQ Photography Club. With so many fantastic submissions to choose from, it’s amazing the Clubhouse Exhibit Selections Committee could make a decision about which ones to display. The February meeting [...]

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Jim Regan shares travel photo hints with LQ photographers

By Susan Hidalgo LQPC photographer Jim Regan talked about  travel photography. Following are a few of his tips: Capture the culture and tell a story. Travel light: take one big camera and a small camera to streamline the weight. Take extra photo cards (16 GB). Research the country–specific areas and details of interest. Use icons [...]

Outgoing Garden Club president addresses ‘State of the Garden Club’

By Gayle Best As outgoing Garden Club President, I want to welcome the 2015 officer group: President, Peggy Hughes; Vice-President, Jeannie Gardner; Recording Secretary, Linda Cruse; Corresponding Secretary, Kathy Steinegar; Treasurer, Becky Merwald. This is a very talented and capable group of individuals who will carry on the Garden Club objective, which is to study, [...]

Calling all dancers!

Calling all dancers!

By Tina Mullinix I hope you all had a wonderfully blessed Christmas. We begin our winter/spring session on Thursday, January 15, from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. The 12-week session will end on April 30 with a recital for the families.We will take the month of March off as I am out of town. You may [...]

When Cross-Lines called, LQ responded—with 800 coats

When Cross-Lines called, LQ responded—with 800 coats

I would like to thank everyone with Lake Quivira that helped support the Cross-Lines Christmas Store this year. Because of your support, Cross-Lines provided Christmas to over 500 Wyandotte County families, including 1,265 children. One of our biggest needs this year was coats for children and teens. Everyone at Cross-Lines was extremely worried that we [...]