Archive for Friday, November 5, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas University receiver Johnathan Wilson, left, is turned on his head by Colorado cornerback Jalil Brown in this Oct. 17, 2009, file photo in Boulder, Colo. The Jayhawks lost the game, the first of an 11-game conference losing streak that stands today. Kansas will try to end the streak on Saturday against Colorado in Lawrence. Streak of suffering: KU football mindful of conference losing skid with CU next
November 4, 2010 in print edition on 1B
After rattling off five victories in a row to open the 2009 season, the Kansas University football team suffered its first hiccup in Game No. 6 at Colorado.
6:00 a.m.
An architectural rendering of the new hydroelectric power plant that Bowersock Mills and Power Company proposes to build on the banks of the Kansas River. Bowersock power plant signs major deal with Kansas City-based utility
11:18 a.m., November 4, 2010 Updated 6:34 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Lawrence-based Bowersock Mills and Power Company has signed a new 25-year contract with a Kansas City utility that is expected to boost the prospects of Bowersock building a new hydroelectric power plant on the north side of the Kansas River.
6:30 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. 40 years ago: Haskell forms speech and drama department
October 29, 2010
A speech and drama department was being formed within the General Education program at Haskell Indian Junior College. A total of 36 students were enrolled in the new department’s seven classes.
10:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Regents lobby legislators to restore $50 million in funding for higher education
November 4, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Kansas Board of Regents Chairman Gary Sherrer on Thursday lobbied legislators for a $50 million funding increase for higher education, saying the schools and students have been hurt by recent budget cuts totaling $100 million.
2:00 p.m.
Roger Boyd, director of natural resources at Baker University, left, along with students in his wildlife management class and his son Jon Boyd, resident refuge manager of the Baker Wetlands Restoration Site, spread mulch on a trail at the site Thursday. The site, west of Louisiana and south of 31st Street, is Phase 1 of the mitigation for the South Lawrence Trafficway. Phase 1 involves the restoration of 142 acres from agricultural land back into wetlands. A number of American kestrels, eastern bluebirds and tree swallows have been banded in numerous nest boxes on the site. Public invited to explore plants, wildlife at newly restored Baker Wetlands
November 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Since Baker University began transforming 142 acres of cornfields into wetlands two years ago, an estimated 130 different plants, as well as deer, coyotes, beavers, opossums and birds, have laid claim to the land.
6:00 p.m.
The Schaake family, which has been here since 1888, in a family photo take 50 years later in July, 1938. Front row, from left: Tillie, Christian, Louise and Lydia. Back row, from left: Gustave, Clarence, Milton, Ben and Albert. Deep roots: Some of Lawrence’s oldest family names are still thriving
November 4, 2010
Flory. Bowersock. Poehler. Colman. Those are some of Lawrence’s oldest families, but those names aren’t dead and gone. In fact, they’re thriving and their descendants are still here living in the town their relatives helped build.

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Founder of Señor Stan’s dies of liver cancer
Lawrence man was creator of regional Señor Stan’s salsa brand
November 5, 2010 in print edition on A3
A Lawrence man who built a cooking hobby into a regional salsa brand died Monday of liver cancer.
Rec calendar
November 5, 2010 in print edition on B3
The rec calendar for the week of Nov. 5, 2010.
NCAA delay
The NCAA needs a more efficient enforcement system that doesn’t keep students out of class and teams in limbo.
November 5, 2010 in print edition on A7
Long delays in deciding the eligibility of Kansas University basketball player Josh Selby raise questions about the NCAA enforcement policies and procedures.