Archive for Monday, April 10, 2006

Old home town - 25 years ago today

April 10, 2006


Local churches were making elaborate arrangements for coming Easter week celebrations. Easter was to fall on April 19 in 1981.

The City Commission was preparing to discuss publicly a comprehensive plan and development standards for downtown Lawrence with the prospect for a shopping mall at the north end of Massachusetts Street.

Kansas University physics professor Glen McGonigle announced he was resigning his faculty post to run as a Republican candidate for the 45th District Kansas House seat held by Democrat John Solbach. McGonigle was 63.


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