Archive for Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Also from October 7

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, October 7, 2009
Polls
Have you ever purchased anything from a door-to-door salesperson other than a youth organization?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
75%
Yes
 
24%
Total 740
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Artist Dave Van hee fills his studio with found objects for inspiration and use in his artwork at his studio east of Lawrence. This panorama photo and the one at bottom left were created by combing six   vertical images taken with a fisheye lens from a central location. Room to work: Artists balance function, style in studios
October 6, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Applebee’s has nothing on Dave Van Hee’s art studio space.
6:00 a.m.
The Lied Center will undergo a $2.5M expansion to improve the lobby, education pavilion and offices. The Lied Center is located on KU's West Campus. $2.5 million Lied Center expansion planned
9:17 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 4:46 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Gift to fund construction of an education pavilion, expanded lobby and installation of displays about the building’s namesake, Ernst F. Lied.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence High junior trumpeter Jake Leet warms up with the marching band during practice Tuesday on the football field. Recently the band was awarded the prize of Grand Champion after winning the Blue Valley Invitational Tournament. The band has a theme this year of “Caravan: A Journey Through the Sand.” LHS Marching Lions step it up
October 7, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Lawrence High Marching Lions had a roaring comeback at the Blue Valley Invitational Tournament a few Saturdays ago.
2:00 p.m.
Mark Fenton, a walking advocate and host of the PBS show “America’s Walking,” asks students from New York School to raise their hands if they ride their bicycle to school. On Oct. 6, 2009, Fenton and Lawrence leaders walked around the New York School neighborhood to see how safe the sidewalks and streets were for bicyclists and pedestrians. They got an earful from the students and quickly learned there were areas that needed improvement. Walking guru suggests ways community can be healthier
October 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Eleven-year-old Devin McCart gave Mark Fenton, a nationally prominent walking and bicycling advocate, an earful early Tuesday afternoon as they walked the sidewalks that surrounded his school at 936 N.Y.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas University alumnus Matt Bunch is a horticulturist at the Heartland Harvest Garden at Powell Gardens in Kingsville, Mo. He is pictured among banana trees in one of the garden’s greenhouses. Bunch was recently profiled in The American Gardener magazine for work at the harvest garden. The cover is pictured below. Heartland’s harvest: KU graduate a national figure in sustainable gardening movement
October 7, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The little white puff ball sneaks up on Matt Bunch. Grinning, he bends down to pluck it from the burgundy Venus fly trap mouth from whence it came.

All stories

Salvage mission
Kansas University officials need to step in and help the students trying to save Potter Lake.
October 7, 2009 in print edition on A8
For pure “ick” factor, it would be hard to top the job a group of Kansas University students undertook Saturday at KU’s Potter Lake.
LHS Marching Lions step it up
With new uniforms, new field and new program, musicians perform like champions
October 7, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Lawrence High Marching Lions had a roaring comeback at the Blue Valley Invitational Tournament a few Saturdays ago.
Pump patrol
October 7, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.16 at several stations.