Archive for Friday, April 10, 2009

Also from April 10

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The little church that could The day in photos, April 10, 2009 LHS baseball tops O-North
Podcasts
Polls
Where do you rank the Kansas men's basketball team on the 2009-10 preseason poll?

Poll results

Response Percent
1
 
74%
2
 
8%
3
 
7%
6-10
 
3%
5
 
2%
4
 
2%
11 or lower
 
1%
Total 2884
How many Kansas City Royals games do you plan to attend in 2009?

Poll results

Response Percent
None
 
53%
One or two
 
27%
Three to five
 
10%
Ten or more
 
4%
Six to nine
 
3%
Total 947
Will you attend KU football's spring game?

Poll results

Response Percent
I would, but I live too far away
 
47%
Yes
 
40%
No
 
9%
I live too far away, but wouldn’t go even if I lived closer
 
3%
Total 255
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A controlled burn of the Baker Wetlands south of Lawrence along East 1500 Road on Thursday morning looks somewhat menacing but is being carefully supervised by Baker University Director of Natural Areas Roger Boyd. Controlled burn of wetlands terminated because of wind and wet grass
April 9, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A planned burn of the Baker Wetlands south of Lawrence was terminated on Thursday morning because of unfavorable wind conditions, a wetlands official said.
6:00 a.m.
An extremely rare medical condition caused doctors to believe that Reagan Sullivan wouldn’t reach her first birthday. Her parents, Pat and Kari Sullivan, were persistent about her care and found the right treatment for Reagan, who celebrated her 10th birthday this week. Recovery makes birthday special
April 10, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Reagan Sullivan rips the wrapping paper off a birthday present and tears into the box. “Sponge Bob coloring explosion,” the Langston Hughes third-grader shouts out. “Awesome, thanks.” A 10th birthday may not seem like a monumental event, but it is to Reagan’s parents, Pat and Kari Sullivan.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas men's basketball players Tyrone Appleton, left, and forward Quintrell Thomas will look to transfer after the spring 2009 semester, according to head coach Bill Self. Thomas, Appleton leaving Kansas
April 9, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University freshman Quintrell Thomas and junior Tyrone Appleton, who played sparingly for the Jayhawks during the 2008-09 basketball season, both cited a desire for playing time — and lots of it — as their reasons for deciding to transfer away from KU.
2:00 p.m.
From left friends Larry Waldron, Jeff Gutshall, Sarah Minshull, Amy Lonsway and Michelle Gautheir enjoy drinks during a KU basketball game at Johnny's Tavern in this January 2009 file photo. Forum discusses how to prevent alcohol tragedies
April 10, 2009 in print edition on 1A
In an attempt to tackle alcohol-related tragedies among college students, Kansas University is exploring changes.
6:00 p.m.
Tom Harper has restored the 137-year-old former church at 10th and N.Y. Harper a realtor with Stephens Real Estate now is renting the property after the renovations. He’ll hold an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The little church that could: Longtime East Lawrence church undergoes aesthetic resurrection
April 10, 2009 in print edition on 1C
It started life as a German Methodist Episcopal Church in 1872. In the 137 years since, it has seen the death of at least five churches, was home to an indoor basketball court and nearly became a foreclosed-upon ghost. The small white building at 1000 N.Y. is nothing if not the little building that could.

All stories

Baseball dictionary good for a rainy day
April 10, 2009 in print edition on A8
This is a blessed time of year for those of us who are sports fans.
No rush
Kansas legislators should delay any changes in the state’s gambling law for another year.
April 10, 2009 in print edition on A8
It seems that Kansas legislators were smart not to rush into making changes in the state’s new gambling laws.