Archive for Friday, October 1, 2010

Also from October 1

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Friends and Neighbors, October 2010 The day in photos, October 1 Lawrence High volleyball vs. Free State, Olathe East
Polls
Will KU win enough football games in 2010 to be bowl-eligible?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
90%
Yes
 
6%
I don’t know
 
3%
Total 2881
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A drive in the country: The sixth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour
September 29, 2010 in print edition on 1C
The Kaw Valley Farm Tour revs up for its sixth year with 21 farms open to visit Saturday and Sunday.
6:00 a.m.
 Work is progressing on the new U.S. Highway 59. This photo looks north toward Lawrence. The road in the foreground that’s running east and west is Douglas County Road 458, which is the same road that Wells Overlook Park is on. Completion of the new U.S. 59 — the $103.2 million, 11.1-mile stretch in Douglas County — is slated for late 2012. The nearly nine-mile long section in Franklin County has already been completed. 5 county bridges up for replacement in next 5 years
September 30, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Five Douglas County bridges are slated to be replaced in the next five years, according to a construction schedule the Kansas Department of Transportation released Thursday.
10:00 a.m.
The Kenneth Spencer Research Library, right, sits quietly among the trees as compared with Fraser Hall, which dominates the campus skyline. Statehouse Live: Students with excess credit hours not a financial problem to the state, audit says
September 30, 2010 in print edition on 1A
“Neither the state nor universities would save significantly by reducing excess credit hours,” the report said.
2:00 p.m.
A new interior design and furniture store has become the first tenant for the former Arensberg Shoes building, 825 Mass. BIAO Designs, a new home interior and home store, is the first storefront business at the newly redesigned building. Former home to Arensberg Shoes set to become home to furniture store, art shop
September 30, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A new interior design and furniture store has become the first tenant for the former Arensberg Shoes building, 825 Mass., and plans are in the works for longtime downtown art shop The Phoenix Gallery to fill the rest of the ground-floor space.
6:00 p.m.
Music Mayhem: Bands set to invade Lawrence for Scion Garage Fest
October 1, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Arish “King” Khan - leader of saucy garage rockers King Khan and the Shrines - promises to be on his best behavior this weekend when his band invades Lawrence on Saturday.

All stories

Looking forward
It won’t happen overnight, but Lawrence now is in a position to really get to work on improving and marketing the former Farmland property.
October 1, 2010 in print edition on A9
The city of Lawrence finally has taken possession of the former Farmland property on the east edge of the city and can get to work on realizing the site’s significant economic development potential.
Rec calendar
October 1, 2010 in print edition on B7
Rec calendar for the week of October 1.
Pump patrol
October 1, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.51 at several stations.