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LOCAL MARKET SPROUTS ORGANIC FOOD STUFFS
November 5, 1989
Half a dozen stalls at the Lawrence Farmers Market feature produce and baked goods labeled organically grown or pesticide free more than ever before in the history of the 13-year-old market. The open-air outlet for locally grown produce and many other food items is open from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays in the city parking lot in the 1000 block of Vermont. Nov. 11 is the final session for this season.
FOR THE RECORD
November 5, 1989
Law enforcement report Injury accidents
KU GAME NOTES
November 5, 1989
Kickoff temperature was 60 degrees under sunny skies, but the good weather brought out only 28,500 fans, a season low… Six of KU’s past football All-Americans were recognized on the field at halftime Ray Evans, Gil Reich, George Mrkonic, David Jaynes, Bruce Kallmeyer and Otto Schnellbacher…
AREA WATER POLLUTION STUDIED IN EPA REPORT
November 5, 1989
Although an Environmental Protection Agency report this week listed many of Kansas’ lakes, rivers and streams as threatened by pollution, a state official said that only limited problems showed up in the Lawrence area. The report listed high levels of bacteria, salinity, metals, nutrients, ammonia, dissolved oxygen and sediments as possible pollutants.
MINISERIES
November 5, 1989
Will Cooper remembers that midsummer Saturday as miserable work for lousy pay. Nevertheless, Cooper said, there’s no way he’ll miss watching the results, and taping them, too. Like hundreds of others in the Lawrence and Topeka area, Cooper has a special reason for tuning in tonight and Monday for “Cross of Fire,” a four-hour, made-for-televison miniseries about the rise and fall of a man who became the Grand Dragon of the Klu Klux Klan in Indiana.
IN LOSS TO OSU, DOUGLAS SAYS
November 5, 1989
Putting all short-term implications aside, Maurice Douglas was more concerned with the long-term effects of Kansas’ 37-24 loss to visiting Oklahoma State Saturday. “We’re really disappointed in ourselves,” said Douglas, a KU fullback. “We let down a lot of people. The way we played was kinda depressing. And since it’s the last home game, the fans will go home with that impression.”
HASKELL FALLS IN FINALE
November 5, 1989
Tailback Terriss Noble rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns in 15 carries, but it wasn’t enough to keep Haskell from falling to North Iowa, 48-14, in junior college football Saturday at Haskell Stadium. Noble scored on runs of 27 and 73 yards for the Indians, who completed the season with a 3-7 record.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 5, 1989
DISMISSALS Betty Lou Miller, 1508 E. 27th; Holly Ann Karacl, Eudora.
KU SENIORS HONOR ENGINEERING PROF
November 5, 1989
The senior class of Kansas University honored its favorite teacher Saturday when it announced the 1989 HOPE award winner during pregame ceremonies at the Kansas University-Oklahoma State University football game. Bedru Yimer, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was chosen by KU seniors over 73 other educators.
BAKER BREEZES TO 45-0 VICTORY OVER MID-AMERICA NAZARENE
November 5, 1989
Baker took a back-to-the-basics approach Saturday at Liston Stadium. Basically, the 13th-ranked Wildcats dominated the game from the opening kickoff in a 45-0 victory over Mid-America Nazarene College.
CHURCH REMODELING GIVES LINK ROOM TO SERVE LARGER CLIENTELE
November 5, 1989
Over the past month, as temperatures have started to dip the number of people receiving free meals through the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen (LINK) has continued to climb. “Our increase was very noticeable in October,” said Donna McCall, director of the LINK board.
ORGANIC AGRICULTURE
November 5, 1989
“Organically grown” signs are sprouting like spring peas over stalls in farmers markets across the country, and Lawrence is no exception. Organic produce and other food stuffs have become the fastest growing segment of the local farmers market for at least the past three years, said manager Kala Patterson.
EUDORA LEGISLATOR SEEKS SPECIAL SESSION
November 5, 1989
A group of House Republicans have urged Gov. Mike Hayden to call the Kansas Legislature into a special session before property taxes are due Dec. 20 to review the effects of property reappraisal and classification. Rep. David Miller, R-Eudora, who wrote to Hayden on behalf of the group of 11 state legislators, discussed the request with the governor during a private meeting last week.
JOHNSTON CLAIMS STATE TITLE
November 5, 1989
If, for a week or so, people tell David Johnston what a great student or future politician he is, he might be fooled into thinking he’s fulfilled a three-year goal. “In all honesty, my goal as a sophomore was to win state, but to do it as a non-runner,” said Johnston, now a Lawrence High senior. “I hate it when people wear digital watches and running shoes and race T-shirts everyday.”
MCCABE TO M-AAA
November 5, 1989
Mary Kennedy McCabe of Lawrence has been named assistant director for exhibition development of Exhibits USA at the Mid-America Arts Alliance in Kansas City, Mo. McCabe was program coordinator at the Kansas Arts Commission. In her new post she will oversee development and preparation of new exhibitions. Holiday fair seeks art
NEW MATTHEW SCUDDER MYSTERY CAME ASSURPRISE
November 5, 1989
One question readers frequently ask Lawrence Block is when he’s to write another mystery about Bernie Rhodenbarr, the hero of his popular “Burglar” series. The answer, Block said last week, is that we’ve probably seen the last of Bernie.
ARTIST LOVES HER PAINT
November 5, 1989
“Being a painter is a wonderful experience,” says Martha Hensley, leaning forward intently and resting her elbows on the arms of her wheelchair. “I’m very lucky. It’s a real joy to be able to mess with paint.” It’s the third or fourth time the artist has mentioned her good fortune during an interview last week in her new studio, which was added onto her house last spring.
BELLS RING FOR RECYCLING GROUP
November 5, 1989
The members of Lawrence’s First United Methodist Church are turning trash into bronze without any divine intervention. The church is celebrating “Five-ton Sunday” today as a benchmark in its 10-month-old recycling effort.
KANSAS DERAILED, 37-24
November 5, 1989
Back in 1491, everybody thought the world was flat. It wasn’t. On Saturday, few thought Kansas’ football team would be flat. It was.
CORN COB PIPE PLANT NEARLY RUNS ITSELF, OWNERS SAY
November 5, 1989
Garth Terlizzi, a local financial investments adviser, has a gleam in his eye when he talks about it. And Mike Lechtenberg, owner of Electric Supply Co., 724 Conn., seems to slip into a laid back, Huck Finn-type mood when he brings it up.
LAND USE DEBATE SMOLDERS
November 5, 1989
The Lawrence City Commission will try again this week to put its stamp of approval on a controversial land use plan for the city’s western growth areas. The Western Development Plan, the result of 2 years’ work by an ad hoc committee of the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission, has been awaiting action by the city commission since Sept. 19.
HOW THEY SCORED . . .
November 5, 1989
How They Scored First Quarter 8:15 Gundy 1 run. Cowboys drove 78 yards in 15 plays with opening kickoff. Gundy completed five passes for 55 yards and Hudson carried 8 times for 20 yards. March consumed 6:45 on clock. Blanchard, kick. (OSU 7, KU 0).
FOR GUNDY, REAL THRILL WAS BETTER OFFENSE
November 5, 1989
Mike Gundy threw for 429 yards Saturday, but who’s counting? Bone Kalsu, that’s who.
SEAHAWKS WORRIED ABOUT OKOYE
November 5, 1989
You’ve heard plenty about the stun-gun, one used to sabotage a prize thoroughbred in England. “Our guys are talking about bringing an elephant gun,” Seattle Seahawks’ linebacker David Wyman chuckled earlier this week.
GROUP RAISES WALLS, HOPE FOR HOUSE
November 5, 1989
At 9 a.m. Saturday, all that existed of Habitat for Humanity’s first home in Lawrence was a slab of concrete and stacks of thick plywood and two-by-fours. Two hours later the scene near 27th and Harper had been transformed completely, and first Habitat for Humanity house in Lawrence was on its way up.
WOODLING COLUMN
November 5, 1989
Notes and quotes while wondering if Steve DeBerg holds the National Football League record for most benchings… You’ve probably noticed that Ted Turner has moved his NBA telecasts off TBS and onto his new network, TNT, and that Sunflower Cablevision doesn’t offer it. Be patient. Sunflower officials say TNT should be added to their system within a couple of weeks …
A YEAR AFTER DEFEAT, MEINHARDT IS STILL SEEKING GOVERNMENT JOB
November 5, 1989
Phil Meinhardt would like to call in a political chip for the initiative he showed in challenging U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery in last year’s election, but so far his efforts as a Republican candidate have gone unrewarded. Although Meinhardt lost decisively in his attempt to unseat Slattery, a four-term incumbent, in the 2nd District congressional race, Meinhardt says he had hoped his candidacy would have helped him land a government job.