Archive for Sunday, February 22, 2009

Also from February 22

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Former mining towns: Treece, Cardin and Picher Galena revisited The day in photos, Feb. 22, 2009 Class 6A state swimming meet Reader photos: Clifton Court fire
Do you want Oklahoma's Blake Griffin to play on Monday against KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, I want KU to beat the Sooners with their best team out there
No, I want KU to beat OU, and Blake Griffin not playing gives the Jayhawks a better chance
Total 315

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Central Junior High School Dance Crew rehearses its routine for this weekend’s performance for the Douglas County AIDS Project’s Mardi Gras fundraiser. Emotion in motion: CJHS troupe works out stories through dance
February 21, 2009 in print edition on 1D
It’s after school on a Tuesday, and the hallways of Central Junior High School are mostly empty.
6:00 a.m.
Knifemaker Robert Edge in Galena has felt and heard movements he believes to be from a collapsing mineshaft beneath his store downtown. Southeast Kansas towns, scarred by mining, still show pain as they deal with environmental problems
February 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Robert Edge thinks there is an abandoned mine tunnel underneath his downtown Galena knife and antique store. “I’ve heard sounds. I’ve felt movements,” he said. “If you’ve ever felt that before, you don’t forget it.”
10:00 a.m.
Members of the Kansas University basketball band get wild as they perform the Rock Chalk Chant prior to tipoff against Nebraska in this file photo. With the departure of the 'Huskers and Colorado, KU may have to change up the wording in its fight song. KU band heralded after recorded music switch
February 22, 2009 in print edition on 1B
It was all band, almost all the time at Saturday’s Kansas University men’s basketball game. A switch to more recorded music over the loudspeakers and less band music at Wednesday’s game versus Iowa State had some fans worried that KU’s basketball tradition was being tainted with NBA-style shenanigans. But the tune changed on Saturday.
2:00 p.m.
Eight-month-old Bode Lubbers, who earned national Internet fame recently for his likeness to Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino, posed for pictures recently at his Wichita home. Meet Baby Mangino: Wichita infant now famous KU fan
February 22, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Not long ago, it came to light that Baby Mangino — the rotund infant who recently earned a great deal of national attention for his Halloween costume depicting Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino — did not actually go trick-or-treating as a college football coach.
6:00 p.m.
Aidan Jayaranan, 5, Lawrence, watches a garden scale train set making its rounds Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, building 21. The fairgrounds was host to the Lawrence Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet on Saturday. Making fast tracks: Annual show captivates train lovers of all ages
February 22, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Like most boys under five, Ryan and Aidan Orth have Thomas & Friends trains. But at Saturday’s Lawrence Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet, dad Mike Orth said there were many others they would love to have. “Him more than anyone,” wife Kim Orth said, pointing to her husband. “He is the biggest kid.”

All stories

Cyclones await turnover-prone KU women
Struggling Jayhawks to play host to Iowa State today in breast-cancer-benefit game
February 22, 2009 in print edition on C1
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team will have to cut down its turnovers dramatically if it hopes to beat No. 21-ranked Iowa State.