Archive for Friday, February 4, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Former Kansas University athletic department's head of fundraising, Ben Kirtland, arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse, in Wichita, Kan., on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Ex-KU athletics official Ben Kirtland plans to plead guilty to federal charges in ticket scam case
February 3, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The onetime leader of fundraising for Kansas Athletics Inc. plans to plead guilty later this month in federal court for his role in a tickets scam that cost the department millions of dollars.
10:00 a.m.
Dillons’ parent company, Kroger, plans to raze its current 1960s-era store at 1740 Mass. and replace it with a cutting-edge grocery that should be open by the end of 2011. Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals approves new Dillons plan
February 4, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A plan for a new Dillons grocery store on south Massachusetts Street is still alive, despite objections from several neighbors near the store.
2:00 p.m.
Lt. Col. Michael Loos, left, and Cmd. Sgt. Major Mio Franceschi share their experiences and insights from Afghanistan Thursday at the Dole Institute. The military training leaders are with the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y. Afghan army trainers talk about tough mission at Dole Institute of Politics
February 4, 2011 in print edition on 1A
American military training leaders said Thursday that the Afghanistan National Army made strides in 2010 and that it was a big step forward for the country.
6:00 p.m.
Elementary students just out of school are quick to form snowballs as they head home from Prairie Park School on Thursday on a sidewalk still covered with snow. Overnight low of minus 15 might be record
February 3, 2011 in print edition on 1A
It was cold — extremely cold — overnight Wednesday. But did Lawrence set a record? Well, maybe.

All stories

Steelers DE Brett Keisel’s beard garnering attention
February 4, 2011 in print edition on B5
Brett Keisel’s beard is famous, and that’s fine by him.
Stable transition key to Egypt democracy
February 4, 2011 in print edition on A8
Who doesn’t love a democratic revolution?