Archive for Thursday, February 3, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Megan Painter, Ohio, and Kevin Porter, Wisconsin, wipe out on their way down one of the hills near Kansas University's Memorial Stadium Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. Students at KU received two days off after a blizzard took aim at and smashed into Lawrence. Wind chill advisory expires for Douglas County
12:00 a.m., February 3, 2011 Updated 1:16 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Douglas County remains under a wind chill advisory until 10 a.m. Thursday. The temperature as of 6 a.m. was -13 degrees with a wind chill of -25 degrees. Expect wind chills from -15 to -23 through the morning hours.
6:00 a.m.
City of Lawrence makes change to utility bills after concerns are raised about calling late fees ‘adjustments’
February 2, 2011 in print edition on 1A
City officials are making a change to Lawrence utility bills after concerns have been raised that the city is not doing enough to call attention to late fees it charges its customers.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas football coach Turner Gill discusses the recruiting class of 2011, which was labeled the 34th-best class in the country, according to Rivals.com. Gill announced the class in a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 at Mrkonic Auditorium. Fantastic future? KU football coach Turner Gill ecstatic with No. 34 recruiting class in country
February 3, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Throughout his first 13 months on the job, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill demonstrated one thing above all else: He’s as steady as they come.
2:00 p.m.
Michael Wilkins Lawrence Klansman convicted in 1996 of murder in Jefferson County up for parole
February 3, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A Lawrence man with ties to a self-styled Ku Klux Klan group who was convicted in 1996 of a Jefferson County murder faces a parole hearing in March.
6:00 p.m.
Above, Karin Feltman, a Lawrence Memorial Hospital nurse, performs an eye exam on a boy while serving in Haiti on a 10-day mission trip, one year after a devastating earthquake rocked the country. Lawrence nurse returns to Haiti along with One Heart Ministries International team to provide medical care to those in need
February 2, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A strange mix of desolation and hope is how Lawrence nurse Karin Feltman described her recent visit to Haiti.

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Rapid response
Thanks to all those who pitched in to get the city moving after Tuesday’s blizzard.
February 3, 2011 in print edition on A8
Traffic wasn’t moving very fast around Lawrence Wednesday morning, but the fact that it was moving at all is a credit to the efforts of city road crews.