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Negative publicity proves costly to Ron Todd
Sebelius knocks off longtime Lawrence resident to take insurance office post
November 10, 1994
The state’s new insurance commissioner was in elementary school when her predecessor started work in the office.
WULFKUHLE SERVICES
November 10, 1994
A memorial service is pending for Herman G. Wulfkuhle, 77, Lawrence. The Rev. Mike Sculley of St. John The Evangelist Church will be the officiant. Mr. Wulfkuhle died Sunday, Nov. 6, 1994, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was buried Wednesday in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Big Springs, following the celebration of a Mass in Topeka.
S PLANS DECEMBER DEBUT
November 10, 1994
A pre-opening of the Tex-Mex restaurant will benefit local non-profit organizations.
PAULINE TAYLOR
November 10, 1994
Services for Pauline Taylor, 88, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Calvary Cemetery with the Rev. James Shaughnessy officiating. Mrs. Taylor died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ROBBINS SERVICES
November 10, 1994
Services for Vesta Lucille Robbins, 97, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Virgil Brady officiating. Burial will be in Goodrich Cemetery in Goodrich, Kan. Mrs. Robbins died Monday, Nov. 7, 1994, at Sterling Heights in Lawrence.
DIALING CHANGES SLOWLY TAKING EFFECT
November 10, 1994
It was supposed to be the Big Switch — perhaps an annoyance, but an irreversible, undeniable fact of life. Southwestern Bell Telephone had announced that as of Nov. 1 all long-distance calls in Kansas would require dialing the area code — even calls within the same area code that formerly could be made simply by dialing “1” plus the phone number.
SOUND OFF
November 10, 1994
When will they paint “1073” back on the tender behind the locomotive in Watson Park? By the end of the month, said Bob Treanor, president of Art & Sign Inc.
DAIRY COUNCIL TO ESTABLISH KUMC CHAIR
November 10, 1994
The milk, er, money is flowing from Midland Dairy Council to Kansas University Medical Center. On Tuesday, the council donated $500,000 to KUMC in Kansas City, Kan., to establish an endowed professorship in nutrition.
GILBERT HOOPER
November 10, 1994
Services for Gilbert G. Hooper, 82, Pueblo, Colo., will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie with the Rev. David Petersen officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hooper died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1994, at South Winds Nursing Center, Pueblo, Colo.
TIRE LITTER MYSTIFIES TOWNSHIP ROAD CHIEF
November 10, 1994
A rash of illegal dumping in Wakarusa Township has Tim McNish talking trash and putting his money where his mouth is. McNish, township road foreman, said this morning that crews had picked up about 130 worn-out tires since Tuesday along East 1750 Road and North 1300 Road three miles southeast of Lawrence.
MUSICAL REVUE PRESSES ANTI-DRUG THEME
November 10, 1994
School children showed their stuff in a say-no-to-drugs production at Cordley School.
WORK WINDS DOWN ON TURNPIKE
November 10, 1994
If you’re planning to take the turnpike to Kansas City soon, you might consider waiting until late next week. The trip could be much more pleasant by then. A $6.4 million, 5.2-mile road-replacement project that started in June will be wrapped up by late next week, according to Tom Wurdeman, the Kansas Turnpike Authority’s division engineer. The construction site is about seven miles east of Lawrence.
FREDERICK HELPS CLEAN ALLEN FIELDHOUSE
November 10, 1994
Broom in hand, Bob Frederick went to work — the hard-labor variety — on Wednesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. “It’s got to get done,” Frederick, Kansas’ athletic director, said as he and several other members of the Jayhawk athletic department swept dirt from rows of the fieldhouse, site of tonight’s KU-Australia Victorian all-stars basketball exhibition.
KU RESEARCH FUNDS HIT RECORD
November 10, 1994
Research funding at KU climbed to $93.4 million in the 1993-94 budget year.
POLICE QUESTION JUVENILES ABOUT BURGLARY CASES
November 10, 1994
Lawrence police reported today that three juveniles had been identified and interviewed as suspects in a string of at least a dozen auto burglaries reported at local apartment complexes between Oct. 7 and Nov. 1. In addition, detectives and patrol officers are continuing to investigate whether the juveniles, one 16-year-old and two 17-year-old males, may also be responsible for five additional burglaries.
COMMITMENT
November 10, 1994
Universities must go beyond teaching calculus and chemistry and expand students’ minds toward historic preservation efforts, a well-known preservationist told supporters Wednesday night. Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, called upon Kansas University to protect its oldest buildings, keeping them as symbols of commitment and knowledge for future generations to follow.
LATE VOTES PUT DESOTO BOND ISSUE IN DOUBT
November 10, 1994
A $4 million school bond issue in DeSoto passed by the narrowest possible margin Tuesday night. Or did it?
CORRECTION
November 10, 1994
Because of an editor’s error, a woman pictured in Wednesday’s Journal-World with 3rd District congressman-elect Sam Brownback was misidentified. She is Karen Good, Leavenworth, a former Prairie View High School classmate of Brownback.
KANSANS HAVE CLOUT
November 10, 1994
The Republican landslide at the polls Tuesday has swept Kansas Republicans into high places in Washington. Kansas lawmakers and the positions they will take:
TWO WINS OR ELSE FOR KU FOOTBALL TEAM
November 10, 1994
Right now it’s a two-game Kansas football season. After Saturday, it could also be a two-game season.
LIONS TO FACE OLATHE EAST IN SEMIS
November 10, 1994
Lawrence High didn’t fare too well in its last football game against an Olathe school. The Lions lost to Olathe North, 42-25, in the second week of the season to snap their 35-game winning streak. Since that setback, the Lions (9-1) have won eight straight heading into Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal game against Olathe East at Olathe District Stadium. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.
DISMISSALS
November 10, 1994
Pearl Thomas, Lawrence; Katanna Austin, Lawrence. Births
S BENEFITS OUTWEIGH COSTS, OFFICER SAYS
November 10, 1994
Officials say Crime Stoppers programs are a good way to get citizens involved in fighting crime.
SALES TAX APPROVAL PUTS JAIL PLANS ON FAST TRACK
November 10, 1994
County officials are itching to start planning the new jail.
EAST PROVES NEW SCHOOL CAN SUCCEED
November 10, 1994
Those of you who think the passing of the school bond issue will mark the demise of Lawrence High football as you know it, think again. Olathe East, the Lions’ opponent Friday in a state semifinal game, is proof that a new program can excel in a short time. O-East, in its third year of existence, is 10-0 and one of three undefeated teams left in Class 6A. Derby and Dodge City, established programs, are also undefeated.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 10, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Tools valued on a police report at $12,550 were reported stolen between 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday from a van parked in front of a house under construction in the 900 block of Colonial Drive. The report indicated the tools were owned by Mid Plains Associates Inc., Lawrence, and that an estimated $475 damage also was done to a door and door frame on the house. Police have no suspects in the case.
CORRECTION
November 10, 1994
Because of a reporter’s error, one of the respondents in On the Street was misidentified in Wednesday’s Journal-World. The man was Justin Seitz.
SALAAM LEADS TALENTED BUFFS
November 10, 1994
Rashaan Salaam is a devout Muslim. Bill McCartney is an outspoken Christian. Is there a holy war brewing at Colorado? Only in the morning, when Salaam, CU’s star football tailback, sits down at the training table.
A PENNY FOR PARKS
November 10, 1994
The city now must assign priorities to $12.2 million of parks projects to be financed by a 1 percent countywide sales tax. Among them:
PAULEY, AUSSIES TO PLAY KU IN EXHIBTION
November 10, 1994
Don’t be surprised if former Kansas center Eric Pauley launches several three-pointers during tonight’s KU-Australia Victorian all-stars basketball exhibition at Allen Fieldhouse. Tipoff is 7:05 p.m. It’ll be shown live on channels 13 and 62.