Archive for Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Also from September 2

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 2, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
The Kansas Highway Patrol is cutting the number of miles troopers drive by 10 percent to save money. Do you support this move?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
66%
No
 
25%
Not sure
 
8%
Total 829
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A public meeting Monday allowed residents to meet with engineers and consultants regarding the city’s planned reconstruction of Kasold Drive south of Clinton Parkway. Jeff Jones, left, with Bartlett & West, explains design plans to neighbors John Martell and Billie Archer. The meeting was Monday night at the Holcom Park Recreation Center. City gathers input on Kasold reconstruction
September 1, 2009 in print edition on 4A
Before a contractor is hired to rebuild the southern stretch of Kasold Drive, city officials want to know just how much inconvenience nearby residents might be willing to endure.
6:00 a.m.
Karen Kerin ventures out in the recent chilly weather with her daughter, Summyr, and their dog, Carebear. According to Mary Knapp, state climatologist, this has been the fourth-coolest summer — June, July and August — in Lawrence in 70 years. Though in disbelief, many Lawrence residents pleased with cooler-than-average summer
September 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
“Unbelievable,” is how Bill Wood, director of Douglas County’s K-State Research & Extension office, summed up this summer’s weather.
10:00 a.m.
Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., left, listens to Nancy Hamilton, an associate professor of psychology at Kansas University, as Hamilton expresses her doubts concerning our current health care system during a town hall-style meeting Tuesday at the Dole Institute of Politics. Health reform forum lively
September 2, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Some of the 150 people at the Dole Institute of Politics erupted into cheers Tuesday when Kent Henson voiced his support for a public health insurance option.
2:00 p.m.
A procession of antique tractors makes a run through east Lawrence on Tuesday for the funeral of Elmer Johanning, a longtime Case farm implement dealer in Lawrence. Johanning’s grandson Curtis Wakeman drove a 1954 Case D tractor that pulled a wagon carrying the casket. His brother Stuart Wakeman followed behind. Tractors provide a fitting send-off
September 2, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Funeral processions to Lawrence’s Memorial Park Cemetery rarely arrive in the style that brought Elmer Johanning to his final resting place.
6:00 p.m.
Chris Wofford, the new executive chef at The Eldridge Hotel, is pictured at its restaurant, Ten, 701 Mass. Wofford attended Kansas University before embarking on a culinary career. He is revamping The Eldridge’s menu, starting with new breakfast and lunch entrees. Hometown flavor: Former KU student joins Eldridge staff as chef following celebrity culinary adventures
September 2, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Unless you’re a celebrity or a high-flying traveling salesman, it’s rare to call a hotel home.

All stories

Kansas Athletics to give $40 million to academic programs at KU
Revenue would come from proposed 3,000-seat addition to east side of stadium
11:19 a.m., September 2, 2009 Updated 07:06 p.m. in print edition on A1
Kansas Athletics will direct $40 million — a portion of revenue expected from an addition to Memorial Stadium — to academic programs at Kansas University.
Weighty words
Praise for WR McDougald continues
September 2, 2009 in print edition on B1
Bradley McDougald smiled like he knew the question was coming.
People in the news
Boxing legend traces roots to Irish town
September 2, 2009 in print edition on B8
People in the news for Sept. 2, 2009.
Clunkers aid Ford, Toyota sales; GM, Chrysler fall
September 2, 2009 in print edition on B9
U.S. sales of cars and light trucks rose to 1.3 million in August, a roughly 30 percent increase from July.
Tractors provide a fitting send-off
Procession of antique farm vehicles escorts ‘The Case Man’ to the cemetery
September 2, 2009 in print edition on A3
Funeral processions to Lawrence’s Memorial Park Cemetery rarely arrive in the style that brought Elmer Johanning to his final resting place.
Sex offenders who prey on children are special case
September 2, 2009 in print edition on A9
And what should we do with our monsters?