From eagles on the Kaw to willows on the Hill, striking images abound in Lawrence. Journal-World photographers share some of their favorite photographs from the past year. Pages 6A, 7A
COMMUNITY SERVICES & BANKING
Banking for a change
In the ever-changing world for financial services, bank officials are realizing they have to do more than dispense cash to measure up. Section B
Is Lawrence beyond burgers?
High-end restaurants and retailers are targeting the town, catering to customers who recognize quality -- and are willing to pay for it. Section C
INDUSTRY & AGRICULTURE
Farmers question the future.
Douglas County farmers are having a tough time keeping their head about the soil. If weather doesn't give them a hard time, low crop prices will. Section D
REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT
Job market in flux
Even a slowing U.S. economy isn't enough to quell hiring enthusiasm among area employers. Despite layoff announcements, many companies still experiencing growth. Section E
EDUCATION & RECREATION
District, board on the same page
School board members and district officials agree that tabbing veteran educator Randy Weseman as superintendent was on of the year's biggest achievements. Section F