Archive for Sunday, February 24, 2008

Also from February 24

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
LMH Emergency Room HINU vs. College of the Ozarks
Which team making a late push in the Big 12 men's basketball standings has the best shot at an NCAA Tournament berth?

Poll results

Response Percent
Oklahoma State
None of them will get in
Total 1118

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Lawrence artist Kristin Morland has a laugh with her son, Henry, 6, and daughter, Rose, 4, as the three sit for a portrait Wednesday in their Lawrence home. The Kansas University graduate takes care of her children at home and creates art as well. Acts of creation
February 23, 2008 in print edition on 1D
Sometimes, Katie Euliss is preparing for a tour with her band, Truckstop Honeymoon. Sometimes, she’s attending to a crying baby. Either way, she stays busy.
10:00 a.m.
Jim Cobb, of the Lawrence Memorial Hospital information technology department, installs a television Wednesday in the hospital's new emergency department. A new surgical light hangs from the ceiling. All the rooms in the new ER are multipurpose, which will make the facility more efficient. Hospital touts bigger, better ER department
February 24, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The paint - a palette of trendy living room colors designed to make everyone feel comfortable and calm - is still crisp and clean. The floors are unscuffed, the windows unsmudged and, to the delight of Lawrence Memorial Hospital nurses, the spaces are uncluttered. In short, LMH’s new emergency department - a major component of a $50 million expansion project - is expected to immediately strike visitors with its new-car smell and open spaces.
9:00 p.m.
Free State High senior Sarah Robinson cuts out a doorway Saturday at a Habitat for Humanity home under construction at 207 N. Comfort Court in North Lawrence. About 50 Free State students in the Social Awareness Club painted and hung doors and drywall inside the home. Free State club helps raise up new home
February 24, 2008 in print edition on 1B
It was education in action, as about 50 Free State High School students sawed, drilled, cut and hammered away their Saturday while helping build a Habitat for Humanity home in North Lawrence. “It’s just a cool environment to be in a place where people have a common goal,” said senior Amanda Kong, who is president of the Habitat for Humanity branch of Free State’s Social Awareness Club.

All stories

A reception to remember
Lawrence experts recommend questions to ask before booking a site
February 24, 2008
When it comes to real estate, you know the mantra: “Location, location, location.”
Money talks
Kansas saw a couple of efforts in the last week to use monetary offers to influence legislative or public votes.
February 24, 2008 in print edition on B6
Interesting, isn’t it, what some individuals or companies will do to try to win the votes of state legislators or the general citizenry? Two cases in the last week are perfect examples.
Cool & coordinated
Color combos make wedding statement
February 24, 2008
As a bride, Kimberly Rosel knew exactly what she wanted.
Lawrence brides share tips
Newlyweds offer ideas on flowers, food and more
February 24, 2008
Sometimes, even reading a million bridal magazines can’t prepare you for what’s supposed to be the biggest day of your life.
Poet’s Showcase
Viewing the Future’ by Elaine Smith
February 24, 2008 in print edition on D3
‘Viewing the Future’ by Elaine Smith