Archive for Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Also from March 25

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU women vs. Evansville Who's in and who's out Being frugal in Lawrence
Podcasts
Polls
What's the best way to save a buck in Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
Use store coupons.
 
23%
Buy used merchandise.
 
19%
Other.
 
19%
Use the public library.
 
10%
Start a garden.
 
8%
Join a car pool.
 
7%
Increase your insurance deductibles.
 
5%
Go to restaurants that have kids eat free nights.
 
4%
Total 289
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Allen Fieldhouse MySpace page Building a network
March 25, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Allen is 53 years old, male and lives in Lawrence. He blogs, posts video and audio and writes about his history. He’s in a relationship, but he sure cuts a striking stance in his official MySpace photo - tall and handsome with flowers at his feet, er, foundation. Allen - last name Fieldhouse - has a MySpace page, just like many students at Kansas University.
8:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Darrell Arthur delivers a dunk during the first half against Portland State on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska. They did the math, and KU wins
March 25, 2008 in print edition on 1A
If 1+1=2 and 2X3=6, then Kansas will win the NCAA championship this year. No joke.
12:00 p.m.
Shopping at used clothing stores, working out at the city's Community Building, planting food in a garden and checking out books, movies and music from the local library are all ways to save money in Lawrence. Ideas on saving money
March 25, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Sure, there are ramen noodles. Yes, there are those funny-looking light bulbs that require a home equity loan to purchase, but energy experts swear they will save you money in the long run. And, of course, there’s a seat waiting for you on the bus.
4:00 p.m.
This aerial photo, looking east over the northern end of the former Farmland Industries Inc. fertilizer plant site east of Lawrence, shows a holding tank in the foreground and holding ponds to the east. They are part of a system to remove nitrates from groundwater at the site, then pump the water into North Lawrence for use irrigating and fertilizing fields. At the top right of the photo is the East Hills Business Park. City cool to firm’s offer on Farmland
March 25, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A private company was strongly eyeing the former Farmland Industries site as a new biodiesel and ethanol production center but scrapped the plans after receiving a cool reception from city leaders.
10:00 p.m.
State Rep. Barbara Ballard, D-Lawrence, right, speaks with family members of the late John J. Conard Sr. on Tuesday, when the Kansas Legislature approved a resolution honoring the former House speaker. From left are John Conard Jr., Conard's son; granddaughter Katie, 13; Virginia Conard, his widow; and grandson Spencer, 10. John Conard Sr., of Lawrence, died Oct. 12, 2007. Legislature honors former statesman
March 25, 2008 in print edition on 5A
It was the kind of bipartisan spirit John J. Conard Sr. would have enjoyed.

All stories

Good decision
Even if it requires additional effort, Kansas University deserves the best possible dean for its School of Fine Arts.
March 25, 2008 in print edition on A9
Congratulations to members of the Kansas University search committee given the assignment to screen candidates for a new dean of the School of Fine Arts.