By Susan Hidalgo

Happy 239th Birthday, USA!

To see additional photos of the 2015 Fourth of July parade, visit https://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/LQ-Events-2015/July-4th-Activities/July-4th-Parade/

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Brent Chapman and son catch a 51 lb. catfish

Water runoff following July rains makes for happy fish–and fishermen

By Chris Rone The Lake is full after some rain last month. The major rain event and flooding we had Mon, July 6, with 4 to 5 inches of rain was something to see, with the lake overflowing and turning the color of chocolate milk. I heard reports of good fishing the next day at the […]

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Quivira in Verse by Jeanne Jones

The Truth About Trixie This terrier has quite a rep; She’s earned that swagger in her step. With dedication most audacious (She’s both dogged and tenacious) Trixie strives to reach her goal: Find and slay the lowly mole! She’s rightly proud of her success; She nabs those moles with such finesse. If she keeps going […]

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Beach Volleyball

Summer Rec 2015 – Photography by Ron Bower

For additional photos of Summer Rec classes, visit https://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/LQ-Events-2015/Summer-Rec-2015

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Jim Belfield (left) and his partner, Al Rickert, won the Championship Derby for their second time.

The 53rd Annual Lake Classic Results

By John Carson Typical of this year, the weather did not always cooperate for this event.  But, despite a few delays and one of the matches shortened some, everything came off just fine.  Jim Belfield and his partner, Al Rickert, won the Championship Derby for their second time.  Dave Blankenship and his, Geon Huenick, were […]

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LQ Board approves concept plan to renovate Hole #2; membership will vote in August

LQ Board approves concept plan to renovate Hole #2; membership will vote in August

By Ed Markley The Golf Committee and the Board of Directors have approved the plans submitted by CE Golf Design for the renovation of Hole #2. They also voted to proceed with final costing of construction and setting a meeting date for a membership vote. For the work to begin this fall, and the hole […]

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By Ron Bower

Catfish Swim Team 2015

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Ice Cream Social – Photos by Ron Bower

Ice Cream Social – Photos by Ron Bower

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By Dieter Kinner

Photo Club Flint Hills field trip: they took only photos, left only footprints

By Leslie Treas A number of Lake Quivira Photo Club members joined Bill Thomas and his assistant from Crick Photo on a two-day photo shoot in the Kansas Flint Hills. The LQPC group traversed over many hills, valleys, streams, waterfalls, windmills to photograph birds, insects, flowers, buffalo, old buildings and a cemetery in the beautiful […]

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LQ Triathlon is Labor Day Weekend

LQ Triathlon is Labor Day Weekend

By Aline Zimmer What better way to start off the Labor Day weekend than with the annual LQ Triathlon on Sat., Sept. 5. Now in its seventh year, it has become a family tradition for some and a fun challenge for everyone to see how quickly they can complete the 500 meter swim, two bike […]

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Quivira in Verse by Jeanne Jones

How Do You Do? I met a stranger on the road He raised his head in greeting No words exchanged and yet it seemed to be a friendly meeting. But as time passed, we both stayed still (oh, how my courage withered!) until—at last—he flicked his tail and then away he slithered.

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Todd Bellehumeur

Welcome! By Aline Zimmer

Todd Bellehumeur Originally from Southern California, Todd has lived in Shawnee for thirteen years. He is the Director of Sales for North America with Dutch aviation company Fokker. He travels extensively throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico as well as to corporate headquarters in Amsterdam. Being able to have a nearby golf course and an […]

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‘Pirates of the Q-ribbean’ sets sail August 29

‘Pirates of the Q-ribbean’ sets sail August 29

By Peg Coughlin Grab your mateys and head by land or by sea to “Pirates of the Q-ribbean,” this year’s Pontoon Crawl, on Sat., Aug. 29. Grog, grub and merriment are yours for the taking from 6 to 11 p.m. for a booty of just $40 per pirate–chit, check or cash–with ticket sales beginning the […]

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Letter to the Editor – Steve Roellchen

The past couple of  weeks have been a very difficult time for my father. A serious medical problem required a stay at the hospital. A special “Thank You” to Mark and the entire police and fire department for several early morning trips to his home. The entire team is incredible! They responded quick and took […]

Letter to the Editor – Steve and Pam Hull

Thank you for your acts of kindness and support during our medical emergency. We want to especially thank the early responders to the emergency call, the paramedics, staff at OP Regional and Tim and Teresa Perkins for taking care of Grand-baby Chloe. We have been so touched by the outlay of cards, calls, texts, prayers, […]

Marketplace – July 2015

2005 BENNINGTON 22-FT. PONTOON: 25HP motor. Custom cover and individual custom covers for all seats! Great condition. $10,500. Call Steve, 913-709-5059 2010 BOSTON WHALER:  130 Sport with 25HP Mercury motor and trailer. $7900. 816-590-4343, Dave. 7/15 COMPUTER REPAIR and TUNEUP: Pickups and deliveries on Fridays. Ted Holdahl, 785-371-3206 ted.holdahl@gmail.com 6/15 ESTATE SALE, 470 NAVAJO WEST: Dates: July […]

Neat LQ memory. . .

New comment on Quiviran.com website post “Quivira Archaeology” Author : Karen Ragsdale Knowles (former Quiviran) Comment: I wonder if a swimmer sporting scuba gear might spot my dad’s old Snipe at the lake’s bottom. My father was quite a character. I’ve heard the rumors about him and Tom Glennon stashing their beer in coolers in […]

A.J. and Adrian Delaney – father and son fishing stories

A.J. and Adrian Delaney – father and son fishing stories

Our 11 year old son, Adrian Delaney (avid fisherman), filled in as a fishing partner for a team who was down a man.  This pitted him against his own father, A.J. Delaney, also an avid fisherman. Adrian won the “biggest bass” pot with a 3 pound, 11 ouncer.  He and his partner, Brock Walpert, also […]

Thanks to the Pet Protectors

Thank you to all who graciously agreed to keep an eye out for the pups that decided on an adventure the other evening. We found them late, and I felt badly that I couldn’t think of a way to tell everyone. In memory of sweet granddogs: “We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even […]

Marketplace – June 2015

COMPUTER REPAIR and TUNEUP: Pickups and deliveries on Fridays. Ted Holdahl, 785-371-3206785-371-3206 ted.holdahl@gmail.com 6/15 FLYER DELIVERY to all black boxes in LQ (385), $35. Sam Welch, 901-7193 (better to text than call). HANDYMAN SERVICES: No job too big or too small. Affordable rates (welding, rough-in, flooring, minor electrical, minor plumbing, minor mechanics, dry-wall, stucco, stone, […]

Quivira Marketplace – May 2015

2005 AQUA PATIO 22’ PONTOON BOAT: Only 20 hours on engine. New upholstery. Call Burke, 913-972-1277, $7500. 5/15 2009 CLUB CAR GOLF CART: Electric, Reduced price $2,950. Like new, never on the golf course, fully equipped, headlights, taillights, club rain canopy. Looks and runs great. 495 Hillcrest East. 913-962-1366. 5/15 CERAMICS FROM ITALY: (designs from […]

Quivira Marketplace – April 2015

1971 BOSTON WHALER: Needs work but good engine. $1,000 or first offer. TUF STUFF HOME GYM: Free Weights/Bench, $250. MONGOOSE MOUNTAIN BIKE: $30. Jeff Kembel, 913-269-8579913-269-8579. 4/15 2007 20 FT. PONTOON BOAT: Needs new upholstery. $2,000. Call Paula, 913-232-9870913-232-9870. 4/15 BOATS FOR SALE: 16’ Skeeter Bass Boat, $4000; and 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOSTON WHALER, $7500. Both […]